Heritage Highlights - Adelaide to Brisbane

Departures per week

This special departure on the Great Southern departs Adelaide on January 10, 2020

Day of departure

Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday, January 10th at 9.00am



Great Southern departs Adelaide on Friday at 9.00am and arrives in Brisbane on Monday.

Heritage Highlights - Adelaide to Brisbane


  • All meals while onboard
  • All beverages onboard (bottled wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks)
  • Touring at The Grampians
  • Visit the annual Parkes Elvis Festival for lunch and show OR visit the township of Orange, Banjo Pattersons birthplace OR visit the Orange wineries
  • Explore the quaint town of Gulgong, the birthplace of Henry Lawson
  • Stunning sea side brunch an NSW North Coast


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 late afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular wilderness of the Grampians region, with its ancient sandstone mountains and diverse native wildlife.Here you can enjoy a breathtaking walk, take in the impressive panoramic views of the Grampians at a lookout or take it easy at a local winery and sample some of the region’s best wines.Your first day culminates with an off-train dinner where you’ll enjoy local produce and regional wines in a uniquely Grampians setting before returning to the train for the night

Day 2


Enjoy a relaxing breakfast on board before arriving into regionalNew South Wales where you can choose from one of the following Off Train Excursions.

1. The King: Put on your blue suede shoes and embrace the iconic Parkes Elvis Festival. Enjoy lunch and a show and immerse yourself in the Elvis festival atmosphere before travelling to Orange to reboard the train (low intensity).

2. Orange Explorer: If the King is not for you, travel east towards the delightful town of Orange - birthplace of legendary poet Banjo Paterson. Stop for a relaxing lunch among the vineyards before discovering the rich history and beauty of Orange with a self-paced Heritage Trail walk and a visit to the Orange Regional Museum (low/med intensity).

3. Orange Wine Region: Head east and explore the burgeoning wineries of Orange. After a relaxing lunch amongst the vineyards, visit some of the best cellar doors in the area and discover some new favourite wines (low intensity).Return to the train to enjoy your chef-prepared meal onboard and share your days experiences with your fellow guests before retiring to your private cabin for the night.

Day 3


Today is a unique adventure taking you to places seldom seen.Enjoy an early breakfast onboard the Great Southern before disembarking to explore the quaint, gold mining town of Gulgong where Australian icon Henry Lawson grew up and found inspiration for many of his works. Visit the Pioneer Museum and Henry Lawson Centre, or marvel at some of the 130 National Trust listed buildings in town.Then you’ll travel by coach to Muswellbrook to reboard the GreatSouthern in time for a late lunch, followed by ample time to relax on board and enjoy the views. Enjoy dinner on board and finish this unique day with a drink in the lounge car before retiring for the night

Day 4


As the train rolls into its final destination, enjoy a light breakfast on board before disembarking in Brisbane.

Heritage Highlights - Adelaide to Brisbane
Heritage Highlights - Adelaide to Brisbane

Pricing (per person)

2019 - 2020

January 10, 2020

2020 - 2021

Date to be advised

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.
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.