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Brisbane QLD, Australia
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8 Days 7 Nights

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Embark on an unforgettable adventure to Tropical North Queensland, where the beauty of nature awaits. Relax and enjoy the scenic journey along the Queensland Coast aboard the Spirit of Queensland, where the rainforest meets the reef. 🚂 Dive into an underwater wonderland as you snorkel amidst spectacular marine life in the Great Barrier Reef. 🐠 Immerse yourself in the lush tropical rainforest of the Daintree and explore the charming village of Kuranda. 🌿 Departing from Brisbane on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, this rail and reef tour offers overnight travel on the Spirit of Queensland in a comfortable RailBed. Experience the highlights of this journey, including a full-day Great Barrier Reef Cruise, a scenic tour on the Kuranda Scenic Rail and Skyrail, and a day exploring the Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, and Bloomfield. 🌊 Refer to the Tropical Rail and Reef flyer for the detailed itinerary. Book now and discover the wonders of Tropical North Queensland. 🌴
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Package expires at on 31st, March 2024


  • Day 1: Explore Brisbane: Discover the vibrant city of Brisbane, cruising along the Brisbane River and visiting iconic landmarks like the Story Bridge and Kangaroo Point Cliffs. 🌉
  • Day 2: Spirit of Queensland Journey: Embark on an overnight train journey aboard the Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns, enjoying scenic views and comfortable accommodations. 🚆
  • Day 3: Arrival in Cairns: Arrive in Cairns and check in at Holiday Inn Cairns for a five-night stay, surrounded by the natural beauty of the region. 🌅
  • Day 4: Great Barrier Reef Adventure: Experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with a fast catamaran cruise to a floating platform. Snorkel, enjoy an underwater observatory and savor a delicious buffet lunch. 🐠
  • Day 5: Kuranda Scenic Railway and Skyrail: Take a historic journey on the Kuranda Scenic Railway, witness breathtaking views, and explore the Rainforestation Nature Park. Return to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, gliding over the rainforest. 🚡
  • Day 6: Leisure Time in Cairns: Enjoy a day at leisure in Cairns, whether it's immersing in the local art galleries, taking a dip in the Esplanade Lagoon, or simply relaxing by the hotel pool. 🏊‍♀️
  • Day 7: Daintree Rainforest and Cape Tribulation: Venture to the awe-inspiring Daintree Rainforest, where the rainforest and Great Barrier Reef converge. Cruise along the Daintree River, take a guided rainforest tour and enjoy a 4WD ride along the Bloomfield Track. 🌿
  • Day 8: Farewell to Cairns: Conclude your journey in Cairns upon check-out from the hotel. 🌴


  • Overnight travel on the Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns in a RailBed
  • 1 night accommodation in Brisbane
  • 5 nights accommodation in Cairns
  • Breakfast daily
  • 4 lunches and 1 dinner
  • Full day Great Barrier Reef Cruise
  • Full day Kuranda, Scenic Rail and Skyrail tour
  • Full day Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation and Bloomfield tour
  • Meals as specified in the itinerary


Arrive in Brisbane and make your own way to your hotel. Overnight at Voco Brisbane City Centre.

After breakfast, spend the morning exploring the city of Brisbane. Hop on a CityCat and cruise along the Brisbane River and take in some of Brisbane’s iconic landmarks such as the Story Bridge and the Kangaroo Point Cliffs. Wander through the beautiful gardens at South Bank Parklands and stop for lunch at one of the many outdoor cafes. Join the Spirit of Queensland this afternoon and travel north overnight to Cairns. Overnight on board the Spirit of Queensland. (BD)

This morning the train passes through the sugar cane fields of North Queensland. Sit back and relax as you watch the changing landscapes. Arrive in Cairns this afternoon and make your own way to your accommodation. Stay the next five nights at Holiday Inn Cairns. (BL)

Today, make your own way to the Reef Fleet Terminal for your reef cruise. Take a fast catamaran cruise to a floating activity platform situated right on the Outer Great Barrier Reef. Snorkel, visit the underwater observatory, cruise in a semi-sub or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch. (BL)

This morning, experience the historic Kuranda Scenic Railway journey to Kuranda. Take in the spectacular views as you wind your way up to the quaint village of Kuranda on this famous journey. Spend time at the Rainforestation Nature Park and embark on an educational tour on a historic World War II Army Duck. Return to Cairns on the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway, gliding silently over the rainforest as you enjoy beautiful views along the way. (BL)

Spend the day exploring Cairns at leisure. Discover rich history and Aboriginal culture at one of the art galleries, take a dip in the sparkling Esplanade Lagoon or just relax by the hotel pool. (B)

Today, journey north to the magnificent and untouched World Heritage listed Daintree Rainforest, the oldest living rainforest in the world. Visit the only place in the world where two World Heritage listed areas - The Daintree Rainforest and The Great Barrier Reef exist side by side forming one of the most diverse ecosystems on earth. Spot crocodiles on a Daintree River cruise, take a guided boardwalk tour through the rainforest and enjoy a 4WD ride along the Bloomfield Track. (BL)

Your holiday concludes this morning upon check-out from the hotel. (B)


8 Days 7 Nights



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