Discover Brisbane 2025

Departures per week

Discover Brisbane operates once a week during December, January and February (only).

Day of departure

Discover Brisbane commences on Fridays in Adelaide.


 nights. 2025 - 9 days / 8 nights

Discover Brisbane commences in Adelaide on Fridays at 9.00am and concludes in Brisbane on Wednesday morning.

Discover Brisbane 2025


  • 2 nights aboard the Great Southern, Adelaide to Brisbane, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in the Grampians, Canberra and Coffs Harbour
  • Immerse yourself in the landscapes of the ancient Grampians
  • Tour Australia’s Capital, Canberra
  • See the stunning seascapes of northern New South Wales
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Brisbane, including breakfast daily
  • Full day Explore Mt Tamborine tour
  • Experience the beauty of Mt Tamborine’s ancient rainforests
  • Tour the glow worm caves
  • Take in breathtaking views from the iconic Scenic Lookout
  • 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners


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Board the Great Southern for your memorable two-night journey to Brisbane. Enjoy morning tea and savour are laxed lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape through the windows. In the afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria for your first Off TrainExperience. A million years in the making, the Grampians region is celebrated for its wild and spectacular scenery.Explore The Grampians with a choice of four Off TrainExperiences. Enjoy a guided coach tour through the scenic town of Halls Gap, including the incredible Boroka Lookout, or embrace Mother Nature and stretch your legs with a guided walk to the Venus Baths. Alternatively, spend the afternoon tasting regional wines at Pomonal Estate with a cellar door experience paired with artisanal chocolates, orFallen Giants, where you’ll taste and learn about the winery’s 50-year history. You may choose to upgrade yourGrampians’ experience with a helicopter flight that soars across the National Park.Return to the train and continue travelling up the east coast, with a delectable dinner on board. (L,D)



After breakfast on board, today is yours to exploreAustralia’s political capital, Canberra. After breakfast onboard, enjoy a coach ride to Canberra city centre toexperience a memorable lunch at Old Parliament Housebefore an afternoon of insightful guided tours at your pickof iconic institutions, whether it’s the National WarMemorial, Parliament House or the National PortraitGallery.As afternoon turns to evening, return to the train in timefor another gourmet dinner on board. After dinner, retireto the lounge for a nightcap with your fellow travellers asthe Great Southern rolls north. (B,L,D)



Linger over breakfast on board before departing on your choice of Off Train Experience around Coffs Harbour. The Coffs Explorer travels up to Sealy Lookout, offering views for miles from the Forest Sky Pier, before heading to the spectacular North Coast Regional Botanical Garden. Alternatively, take a stroll from the Urunga Boardwalk to the Beach with an Indigenous guide, who will help you spot native wildlife and teach about the history of the Gumbaynggirr people, with a demonstration of traditional tools and weaponry and the opportunity to see and taste bush tucker. If you’d prefer to take to the skies, treat yourself to an optional upgrade with a hinterland helicopter flight that soars over the Great Diving Range andCoffs Harbour coastline.

After your Coffs Harbour morning, indulge in a final lunchon board before arriving into Brisbane, completing yourcoastal train journey. Once settled into youraccommodation, the evening is yours to start yourexploration of this vibrant river city. (B,L)

OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Sofitel Brisbane Central (or similar)



Today, visit Mt Tamborine in the Gold Coast hinterland. The mountain has spectacular views and ancient rainforests which you can explore at your own pace at Skywalk. Enjoy the native flora and fauna as you walk above the rainforest canopy. Visit the Glow Worm conservation caves and learn about these fascinating creatures. You’ll then have time to explore the boutique shops on Gallery Walk from arts and craft, fashion to fudge, to honey and Australia’s most awarded distillery,Tamborine Mountain Distillery. Your day will conclude at Fortitude Brewery, where you can enjoy a meal (own expense) or drink at Bush Turkey Bistro or visit the on-site cheese shop. (B)



Your time in Brisbane continues today, with a day to explore at your leisure. Perhaps catch a City Cat and take in the city from the water or venture across to South Bank, Brisbane’s premier lifestyle and cultural destination. It's the perfect place to relax and unwind. (B)



Your Brisbane escape comes to an end when you check out of your accommodation this morning. (B)

Discover Brisbane 2025
Discover Brisbane 2025

Pricing (per person)


January, February, December 2025


January, February and December 2026

  • Gold Premium Twin Everyday Fare $ TBA
    Advance Purchase Fare $ TBA

Gold Twin Everyday Fare $ TBA
Advance Purchase $ TBA

  • Gold Single Everyday Fare $ TBA
    Advance Purchase $ TBA

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.