Indicative Rate* $111.00 to $111.00 Return
The Gulflander is the historic rail experience that is famous for going from "nowhere to nowhere". Venturing from Normanton on the remote Gulf of Carpentaria the train travels to Croydon 140 kilometres away. This is old gold territory with a history to match the incredible terrain. The railway is heritage listed and the only line in Queensland still measured in miles.... more
Opened in 1891 to join Normanton to the teeming goldfields, the line has never been linked to the main Queensland Rail network. Today the Gulflander is a tourism icon and working tribute to the early pioneers of the Gulf of Carpentaria.
Old RM93 is the longest serving railmotor the line has seen and one of only a few still running in Australia. Built in 1950 it provides a unique experience where you can sit up with the driver and take in his view of this rugged lane.... less
Drivers of the Gulflander are accredited Savannah Guides. During your journey you will learn about the diverse Gulf landscape and its rich past. Fascinating trivia, species identification, amusing stories and colourful characters, staff aboard the Gulflander will keep you entertained throughout.
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