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4 Day Great Southern Rail Special: Bring a Friend for FREE

Brisbane - Coffs Harbour - Hunter Valley - Port Stephens - Melbourne - Adelaide

Special Offer - Take a Friend for Free with TWO Solo Cabins!

4 Day Gold Service Experience from Brisbane to Adelaide

All-inclusive Meals, Fine Wines and Beverages On-Board

Incredible Off-Train Experiences at Coffs Harbour, the Hunter Valley Region, Regional Victoria, Melbourne & Much More

From $3,650 Typically $7,300 pp Gold Solo





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Australians know their unique summer deserves to be celebrated – and that’s just what a Great Southern journey is all about. Departing Brisbane, you’ll travel south into the rolling hills of New South Wales before indulging in an incredible beachside dining experience in Coffs Harbour.

Meander through the historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley or explore beautiful Port Stephens by land or sea, before heading towards regional Victoria and Melbourne. Enjoy a mixture of relaxing time on train and immersive Off Train Experiences, as you journey toward your final destination of Adelaide.

Great Southern guests are immersed in some of Australia’s most spectacular coastal and inland scenery while tucking into creative menus showcasing premium local food and wine, before retiring to your Gold Cabin, which provides the perfect place to relax and recharge after a day’s journey. 

Please read the important information below about booking this one, or give us a call on 1300 893 404. 

Book this experience of a lifetime - and take a friend for free! Save thousands on this incredible journey; just get in touch with us today to book. 


Itinerary Downloadable Itinerary

Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4

Day 1

Depart Brisbane Coffs Harbour

After breakfast, leave behind the Brisbane bustle and delve into the modern-cum-Art Déco luxury of The Great Southern Rail. Become well-acquainted with your well-appointed Gold Service cabin, before a multi-course lunch in the breathtaking Queen Adelaide Restaurant. After crossing into northern New South Wales, savour a beachside dinner where you’ll dine on sharing platters of fresh local produce and seafood matched with fine wines, while the waves roll in on the nearby shore. After a few leisurely hours on the sand, re-board The Great Southern and enjoy a nightcap as you roll southward.

Accommodation: The Great Southern Rail in a Gold Service Solo cabin

Meals included: All-inclusive dining and drinks

Day 2

Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens

Start the day with a hearty breakfast on board before setting off for a full day of Off Train Experiences. Today, you get to choose your own adventure with your choice of the Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens. 

Hunter Valley Wine Region: Meander through the picturesque and historic vineyards of the Hunter Valley, where you can sample wines from both world-renowned brands and boutique cellar doors. Your day will include various cellar door experiences and a sumptuous lunch (low intensity). 

Port Stephens by Land: Experience the impressive Stockton Sand Dunes and beach by 4WD van, stopping to hunt for pipis and driving to the top of a sand dune to take in the incredible views. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch before heading back to the train in the afternoon (low intensity). 

Port Stephens by Sea: Enjoy the stunning views of Port Stephens with a relaxed morning of sailing on the water and the chance to spot dolphins on the way. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch before heading back to the train in the afternoon (low intensity). 

Newcastle Explorer: Discover the vibrant mix of old and new in the beautiful coastal city of Newcastle with a fun and informative two-hour guided walking tour before lunch. In the afternoon, enjoy an hour of free time by the beach or in town (moderate intensity).

In the evening, return to the train to enjoy a regionally inspired meal prepared on board before retiring for the night. 

Accommodation: The Great Southern Rail in a Gold Service Solo cabin

Meals included: All-inclusive dining and drinks

Day 3

Regional Victoria or Melbourne

After enjoying breakfast on board as you travel through Victoria's high country, you'll have a choice of Off Train Experiences. Discover regional Victoria with options including wine touring and gourmet delights, visits to natural sites and charming towns. Or, opt to visit cosmopolitan Melbourne and take in the soaring views from Melbourne Skydeck or enjoy free time to explore the city itself. 

Accommodation: The Great Southern Rail in a Gold Service Solo cabin

Meals included: All-inclusive dining and drinks

Day 4

Arrive Adelaide

As the train rolls into Adelaide, enjoy your last breakfast on board and the end of your Great Southern train journey. 

Note: all off train excursions are subject to change and may require minimum numbers to proceed. 

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 3 nights onboard The Great Southern in two Gold Service Solo cabins from Brisbane to Adelaide 
  • All onboard meals and drinks
  • All off-train excursions and activities 

Your Cabin:

The Gold Service Single is a comfortable sleeper cabin option that offers all the luxurious inclusions of the Gold Service Twin but does have a spacious shared bathroom (there are several amenities per carriage, serviced regularly). There is a private vanity and basin in each cabin. 

Your comfortable seat with full leg extension bench seat by day converts to a cosy bed by night. Your own complimentary, quality Australian-made toiletries are included. There are six music and commentary channels to choose from and numerous power supply outlets to keep your devices charged.

Itinerary: This journey also runs in reverse from Adelaide to Brisbane, however the itinerary will be different. For more information or for a quote, ask our friendly team!


  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended) 
  • Flights
  • Pre and post-accommodation (ask us!)
  • Personal items such as souvenirs 

Important Information 

How to book: Simply book and pay the total price, selecting '1 Adult' at check out. Please also put second passengers details in the 'Extra Services: Special Requests' at check-out so that we can ensure the booking goes smoothly.

Fitness Level Required: To undertake most off-train experiences, a good level of fitness is required, including the ability to walk and balance on uneven ground. Sensible walking shoes are required. A Fitness to Travel form will be required of customers requesting an Accessible Cabin and/or Wheelchair Assistance.

Cancellations: The Traveldream 14 day refund guarantee does not apply to this booking. Due to the special nature of the fare, this product must be paid in full and any date changes may incur additional fees.