North West Queensland | 27 September 2022 | 11 Days

The Gulf Savannah country offers some of the most iconic scenery in Northern Queensland. Small outback towns and attractions make for iconic pit stops along the way, like Georgetown, Croydon, Forsayth, and Einasleigh. This region also offers jaw-dropping locations like Cobbold Gorge, Undara Lava Tubes, Lawn Hill Gorge and the Riversleigh World Heritage site. Tying these highlights together with iconic rail journeys, this holiday is sure to delight.

Included Highlights

  • Special welcome dinner in Cairns

  • 4WD touring on purpose built coach

  • Take a short walk at Lake Barrine and see the Twin Kauri Pines

  • Explore the Herberton Historic Village and love the romance of yesterday's Australia

  • Enjoy lunch and view a snake show at Mount Surprise

  • Travel on board the historic Savannahlander Train

  • Have smoko on the shore of Lake Belmore

  • Take in a spectacular cruise at Karumba

  • Spend time at the Barramundi Centre and experience their 'Feed-A-Barra Tour' and hand feeding

  • Visit Burke & Wills Camp #119, the most northerly campsite of the ill-fated expedition of 1860

  • Visit the Mutton Hole Wetlands for crocodile and bird watching

  • Spend 2 glorious nights at Cobbold Gorge

  • Stop at Burke & Wills Roadhouse

  • Board the Gulflander Train for a journey through the Savannah landscape

  • Cruise on Cobbald Gorge's beautiful waterway

  • Explore the Undara Lava Tubes and learn about the history

  • Stay at the Undara Experience in a restored Railway Carriage or Pioneer Hut

  • Drive through the scenic tropical tablelands and make a stop at the Curtain Fig Tree

  • Enjoy a special farewell dinner in Cairns

  • Travel the Queensland coast on board the Spirit of Queensland

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Holiday Pricing

Twin Share

Solo Traveller

Depart Mackay 

Depart Townsville

Depart Brisbane







Your Tour Host

Bonnie has extensive travel experience having travelled to over 20 countries and growing up in Canada. Bonnie has most recently hosted a group through the spectacular Kimberley region. Bonnie loves hosting groups all across Australia and is looking forward to exploring this magnificent region with you.

Included Services

  • Economy Class flight from Home Port to Cairns

  • Private transfers in Cairns from airport to hotel and hotel to rail station

  • Twin share accommodation at ideally located quality properties

  • Transport on board a 4WD purpose built airconditioned vehicle

  • Premium Economy rail service from Cairns to Home Port on board the Spirit of Queensland

  • Services of an experienced Helloworld Travel Tour Host

“I invite you to join me on this exciting journey through a historic part of our beautiful state. With so much to see and do in our own back yard, there has never been a better time to explore this fascinating region.”

Bonnie Davis

Senior Travel Advisor, Helloworld Travel Mackay


Included Meals

10 Breakfasts (B) | 9 Lunches (L) | 10 Dinners (D)