Adelaide to Brisbane

Departures per week

Great Southern departs Adelaide once a week during December, January and February (only).

Day of departure

Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday at 9.00am during December, January and February


 nights. 2025 - 9 days / 8 nights

Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday at 9.00am and arrives in Brisbane on Sunday at 4.20pm

Adelaide to Brisbane


  • 3 days / 2 nights aboard the Great Southern, travelling from Adelaide to Brisbane
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off Train Experiences in the Grampians, Canberra and Coffs Harbour
  • Discover the Grampians, walk through the Venus Baths over Stoney Creek, or enjoy wine tastings with a view
  • Explore Canberra, visiting Parliament House, Australian War Memorial, or the National Portrait Gallery
  • Explore the coastal town of Coffs Harbour, or walk the Urunga Boardwalk


Day 1


As the train leaves Adelaide, take your time to settle in and get familiar with your cabin. Enjoy morning tea and then savour a relaxed lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. In the afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular wilderness of the Grampians region. Choose from a range of Off Train Experiences (final experiences to be confirmed).

Day 2


Today is yours to spend in Australia’s political and cultural capital, Canberra. After breakfast on board, enjoy a scenic coach ride to Canberra to experience a truly memorable lunch and immersive touring at your pick of cultural institutions, including the National War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia and Parliament House, before returning to the train in time for dinner. Enjoy another sumptuous dinner on board before retiring to the lounge for a nightcap.

Day 3


Choose your own adventure today with a variety of options to suit your fitness level and interests. The Urunga Boardwalk excursions starts from the small station of Urunga, where a local Indigenous guide will meet you. Stroll the boardwalk, look for stingrays and herons as your guide interprets this unique ecosystem, highlighting local wildlife and bush tucker. After the boardwalk, immerse yourself in the rich cultural history of the Gumbaynggirr people, with a demonstration of traditional tools and weaponry, and the opportunity to see and taste bush tucker.

The Coffs Explorer experience travels up to Sealy Lookout offering views for miles from the Forest Sky Pier. After drinking in the sights, travel to the North Coast Regional Botanical Garden to explore this green oasis in the heart of Coffs Harbour. The botanic garden features a range of self-guided discovery walks amongst natural forests, planted garden areas including Australian plants, rainforests, sensory garden, international plants from seven regions, a tropical glasshouse and shadehouse, ponds and lakes.

After your Coffs Harbour morning, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane.

Day 4
Adelaide to Brisbane
Adelaide to Brisbane

Pricing (per person)


January 2024, February 2024 and December 2024 (only)


January 2025, February 2025 and December 2025 (only)

Advance Purchase Fares must be booked and paid for in full a minimum of six months in advance.
Only limited number of these fares available per departure and are subject to availability.

Flexible Fare must be paid in full when booking. Fully refundable up until 24 hours before departure.
Journey Beyond reserve the right to charge Third Party Fees if you chose to cancel.

Everyday Fare requires a 25% deposit when booking and the balance two months before you depart.

Gold Premium cabins available from December 2024.

NOTE - the departure that departs Brisbane in December and concludes in Perth in January may be at a different cost  

See Terms and Conditions for full details.

Children aged 4-15 inclusive receive a 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
Children 0-3 free in existing bedding.
All prices in Australian dollars (AUD) and are inclusive of GST.
Terms and Conditions apply.