The romance of a rail journey offers a unique way to explore the length and breadth of Australia. From the bright lights of a modern metropolis to the stirring silence of the vast Outback, fully immerse yourself in the unique and diverse landscapes of the world's largest island with some of our favourite rail expeditions.
See Australia from a different perspective.
Prepare for a journey of contrasts on this 4 day epic transcontinental crossing travelling a spectacular 4352kms between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. From cities of four million people to ghost towns of four inhabitants, from lush vineyards to vast goldmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor. Follow the path of bush pioneers, gold rush prospectors, and legendary adventurers as you traverse the mountain ranges, arid deserts, rocky valleys and subtropical savannas between Sydney, Adelaide and Perth. Enjoy off train excursions in Broken Hill, Adelaide and surrounds, cross the expanse of the Nullarbor Plain to your last stop at remote Rawlinna before heading to our final destination — Perth. An unforgettable journey!
The Ghan Expedition — Darwin to Adelaide. Departing the Tropical north city of Darwin, journey almost 3000kms through the heart of Australia. Travel through the pristine wilderness to the top-end township of Katherine. Continue through the rugged outback and Red Centre to Alice Springs for a delicious barbeque under countless stars at the Outback Telegraph Station. For an off-train experience, travel from Manguri station by road to the unique underground mining town of Coober Pedy. Crossing the border into South Australia witness a dramatic change in scenery of rolling pastoral lands as you pass through the majestic Flinders Ranges before arriving in Adelaide. It's the ultimate Australian outback rail experience!
With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunning journey between Brisbane and Adelaide takes you via ocean to outback and feels like nowhere else in Australia. Leaving Brisbane behind, enjoy world-class service as you cross the Queensland border into northern New South Wales before arriving at the picturesque coastal town of Coffs Harbour. Enjoy stunning views and a unique dining experience on the spectacular white sandy beach. Discover the nation's capital — delve into the art, history and culinary culture of Canberra. Sit back and absorb the view as the wild and spectacular scenery of the Southern Flinders Ranges and Menindee Lakes pass by before arriving at our final destination — Adelaide.