Brisbane to Adelaide | 11 December 2022 | 10 Days

The Great Southern is Australia's newest rail journey to join the Journey Beyond fleet, alongside the Ghan & the Indian Pacific. Operating between Brisbane and Adelaide, this fantastic journey will embrace the wonders of the South East corner of Australia. This journey features a beachside dining experience on the Northern New South Wales Coast, as well as time spent in the stunning Hunter Valley Wine region and also the magnificent south coast of Victoria. The adventure doesn't end there, as you continue on to explore Kangaroo Island.

Included Highlights

  • Get to know your fellow travellers at a welcome dinner on board the Kookaburra River Queen, indulging in an all inclusive dinner with entertainment and beverages.

  • Travel along the coast of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia as we journey from Brisbane to Adelaide on board the Great Southern

  • Dine to the sounds of the waves at the beachside dinner at Coffs Harbour

  • Choose from optional Off Train Experiences in the Hunter Valley, Newcastle or Port Stephens (choices confirmed closer to departure)

  • Choose from optional Off Train Experiences in regional Victoria or Melbourne (choices confirmed closer to departure)

  • Experience the cosmopolitan life of Adelaide during a half day city tour

  • Visit the Adelaide Central Market and see over 80 specialist food businesses at the 142 year old market

  • Travel to the world renowned wine region of the Barossa Valley to visit a multi award winning cellar door, Pindarie

  • Stop at Maggie Beer's Farm Shop for exclusive access to their seasonal products, only available for purchase at the Farm Shop

  • Sample local produce at Lambert Estate Winery as we indulge in a 2 course lunch

  • Enjoy chocolate and wine tasting at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company

  • Visit Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park and learn about the many endangered species on the island

  • See a Birds of Prey free-flight demonstration at Raptor Domain

  • Walk amongst a colony of sea-lions at the Seal Bay Conservation Park

  • See Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch during a visit to Flinders Chase National Park

  • Join a guided tour at Emu Ridge Distillery and Clifford's Honey Farm

  • Enjoy a farewell dinner at one of Kangaroo Island's restaurants

Holiday Pricing







Gold Twin Rail / Twin Hotel




Gold Single Rail / Single Hotel




Gold Single Rail / Twin Hotel




Your Tour Host

Having worked for Helloworld Travel Mackay for over 20 years, Matthew has set foot on every continent and travelled to over 70 countries. He has also hosted groups across the globe including the iconic National Parks of the USA, Christmas in New York, expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctica, plus an African safari in Kenya and Tanzania. Matthew has just returned from hosting a group of travellers on the Ghan and is excited share with you, more of our beautiful country and another iconic rail journey.

"I would like to invite you to join me on this exciting coastal adventure travelling on board one of the country's newest rail journeys, the Great Southern."


Matthew Perre

Owner Manager, Helloworld Travel Mackay, Mt Pleasant & Willows

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Included Services

  • Flights from Home Port to Brisbane & Adelaide to Home Port

  • 1night accommodation in Brisbane

  • 3 nights on board the Great Southern from Brisbane to Adelaide in Gold Service

  • Touring by luxury air-conditioned coach

  • Return ferry service from Cape Jervis to Kangaroo Island

  • Experienced Travel Director and Local Guides in Adelaide & Kangaroo Island

  • Services of an experienced Helloworld Travel Tour Host

Included Meals

9 Breakfasts (B) | 6 Lunches (L) | 6 Dinners (D)

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