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Queensland Rail Travel have holidays covering the best of Queensland. Travelling by train, you can unwind, enjoy each other’s company and marvel at the stunning scenery.


Hit the beach

Take a rail journey to the land of sunshine

Between the 74 exotic jewels of the Whitsunday archipelago and the pure sands of World Heritage-listed Fraser Island lies a perfect stretch of coastline. Endless idyllic days float past bathed in glorious sunshine. However it’s anything but monotonous, thanks to an incredible diversity of activities and attractions. Treat yourself to a Queensland Rail Travel holiday in this part of the world, and you’ll be fully immersed in so many different ways.

  • Relax on endless stretches of white sand
  • Dive into the sparkling blue Pacific Ocean
  • Surf and play in the refreshing waves
  • Try fishing, watersports and action pursuits
  • Visit seaside towns, shops and resorts.



Discover the rainforest Take a rail journey to the land of wonder

Combine 900 exotic islands, 2900 magnificent reefs, 9000km2 of pristine rainforest and a rugged frontier land the size of a small country—then add a warm heart, a sense of adventure and a laid back spirit and you’ve just discovered the paradise that is the tropical north. Find yourself there on a Queensland Rail Travel holiday and you’ll realise exactly why the list of attractions and the pace of life here is the envy of the world.

  • Trek into ancient tropical jungles
  • See natural beauty and rare animals
  • Stroll through rainforest villages
  • Experience waterfalls, lakes and rivers
  • Climb mountains shrouded in mist.



Discover the Outback Take a rail journey to the land of legends

Deep in the heart of Queensland lies the legendary Outback. An area that redefines epic, with characters and stories even bigger, the Outback represents the soul of Australia and our early pioneering determination to overcome all obstacles. Take a voyage of discovery with a Queensland Rail holiday and you’ll not only find a land of extraordinarily rugged beauty, you’ll experience the real spirit of exploration as well.

  • Stay at a real Outback cattle station
  • Go camping in the wild under the stars
  • Ride bush horses and round up stock
  • Search for dinosaur bones and fossils
  • Meet genuine Outback characters.



Dive Sunlander Take a rail journey to the land of greatness

Slip into another world beneath the crystal clear waters of the Great Barrier Reef. With 900 exotic islands, 2900 magnificent reefs, countless amazing creatures, unlimited choice of activities and an endless stream of sunshine, it’s no wonder this little piece of paradise is the envy of the world.

  • Explore beautiful coral formations
  • See incredible Australian marine life
  • Cruise around the rugged outer reefs
  • Sail, kayak, swim, snorkel and dive
  • Discover unspoilt island paradises.



City Map Take a rail journey to the city

Experience the major attractions of one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan cities, Brisbane. The River City has a great list to things to enjoy—great restaurants and bars, a wide variety of retail therapy, an abundance of sub-tropical sunshine, and it’s only a short trip to world-class tourist attractions such as the Gold Coast and Australia Zoo.

  • Enjoy shopping, dining, events and entertainment
  • Meet fun, vibrant, cosmopolitan people
  • See museums, galleries and historical monuments
  • Only one hour from major attractions — Gold Coast, Australia Zoo, National Parks.

Experience Queensland’s capital city, Brisbane by rail. For more information on Brisbane’s public transport system call TransLink on 13 12 30 (24 hours, 7 days) or visit translink.com.au


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