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Great Southern Australia

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Great Southern Offers

- Club Member's Discount of 2.5%

- Early Bird Offers from bookings made between 15 July - 31 October 2019 on these journeys. Gold Service Twin and Single Cabins, excludes Platinum

Great Southern December 2020 – January 2021; Conditions apply.

- 3 nights/4 days for the price of 2 nights/3 days. Heritage Highlights Journey departing from Adelaide. See below.

- 5% off Everyday fares, Platinum Service: 13 December 2019, 3, 17 & 24 January 2020. Book before 14 July 2019; Club member 2.5% discount also applies. Conditions apply.

Great Southern


About the Great Southern

Great Southern will operate special departures between 6 December 2019 and 27 January 2020, embracing the wonders of Australia’s south-east corner.

With a capacity of around 214 guests per departure, this marks a new chapter in Australian rail travel.

All Great Southern departures offer the choice of Platinum and Gold Service accommodation, with both options inclusive of dining, on board beverages and Off Train Experiences.

COMING SOON Luxury rail cruises.

The Luxury Train Club has partnered with Imagine Cruising for iconic rail experiences combined with a cruise adventure.

See more of the world, from your carriage window to your cruise porthole.

Accommodation

Platinum Service

Platinum Twin Luxury Train Club

Each Platinum Each cabin has a double bed, a spacious en suite bathroom and full room service; they have all the modern comforts in a classic style, with a distinctly Australian character. By day, cabins are set up lounge-style with a moveable table and two armchairs.

Platinum by night plan Luxury Train Club

Platinum Double Bed Luxury Train Club

INCLUDED

All-inclusive dining, beverages, Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences; Spacious Double or Twin cabin (almost twice the size of Gold Twin); private en suite with separate shower, basin with cupboard space, toilet and Australian bathroom amenities; Power outlets and in-cabin safe; In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary; Panoramic windows with views on both sides; Platinum Club access for dining and socialising; Freshly prepared continental breakfasts served upon request in-cabin; Refreshments served in-cabin; Transfers at the start and end of your journey available for guests within 60 km of the terminal; 90 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (3 x 30 kg each).

Gold Service

Gold Twin by night Luxury Train Club

Each Gold Service carriage either has 9 Gold Twin cabins for up to 18 guests or 16 Gold Single cabins. Gold Twin cabins are available for single use subject to a supplement.

Included All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant; off-train excursions and outback experiences; Outback Explorer Lounge access; Australian wines, beers, spirits and non-alcoholic beverages; in-cabin safe; in-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary; complimentary Australian bathroom amenities; 60 kg checked luggage allowance per guest (2 x 30 kg each).

The Ghan from the Luxury Train ClubLeft - Gold Single by day Right - Gold Twin by day

Gold Twin

During the day, the compact Gold Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins offer a comfortable three-seater lounge, converting to an upper and lower sleeping berth at night. Steward service from the hospitality attendant includes fresh sheets, bath towels, pillows and complimentary toiletries.

Gold Twin Berth Sleeper Cabins have private compact en suite facilities with toilet, wash basin and shower. Gold Twin cabins are available for single use subject to a supplement.

Gold Single

Gold Single Berth Sleeper Cabins feature a comfortable lounge chair and foot rest by day and a single level sleeping berth by night.

Gold Single compact sleeper cabins have a wash basin with showers and toilets being located at either end of the Gold Service carriage.

Gold Superior

There is a limited number of Gold Superior Double Bed (with third upper bunk) cabins on each departure. These sell out rapidly.

Gold Superior cabins have a ¾-size double bed plus an additional fold down upper berth, lounge area, TV and DVD player, power outlets, mini-bar and en suite.

Contact

Club Members get discount and the guarantee of any special offer valid at time of booking. Contact us to book or for more information.

LUXURY TRAIN PACKAGES AUSTRALIA

Great Southern is included in a range of luxury train packages.

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ITINERARY GREAT SOUTHERN

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Brisbane to Adelaide

The Twelve Apostles Great Southern Luxury Train Club

3 nights, 4 days
Departing Mondays, the Brisbane-Adelaide 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 at the incredible Twelve Apostles.

Day one - Brisbane and Northern New South Wales Coast. As the sun dips into the horizon, dine to the sounds of the waves on the New South Wales coast. This comprises 90kms of sandy beaches and some of the best surfing in the world. (L,D)

Day two - Hunter Valley and surrounds. The train takes one past the Semillon and Shiraz wineries with time to meander through the Hunter Valley vineyards. Choose between a curated cellar door tour, a sand dunes adventure and Nelson Bay dolphin cruise or a day trip exploring Newcastle. (B,L,D)

Day three - regional Victoria and the Twelve Apostles. Embrace the pastoral perfection of regional Victoria and its paddock-to-plate dining ethos. Ascend the dramatic cliff faces along which the famous Great Ocean Road passes and marvel at the Twelve Apostles – a majestic collection of crumbling pillars rising from the Southern Ocean. Spend a day in Melbourne, enjoying lunch with a view from the top of Eureka Tower and navigating the city’s famous laneways and the National Gallery of Victoria. Or take a coach tour to the stunning 12 Apostles for epic views of the Southern Ocean and Loch Ard Gorge. (B,L,D)

Day four - Adelaide. this morning you are greeted by the beautiful green fields and pastoral lands of South Australia. After breakfast the Great Southern rolls into Adelaide. Here, you may wish to extend your stay with trips to the Barossa Valley or Kangaroo Island topping the to-do list. (B)

Dates and Prices 2019/2020/2021

2019: December 9,16,23,30. 2020: January 6,13,23,30

AUD$ per person/double occupancy except single class Everyday purchase Advanced purchase*
Platinum Class 4,359 N/A
Gold Twin 2,299 N/A
Gold Single 2,599 N/A


2020: December 7,14,21,28. 2021: January 4,11,18,25

AUD$ per person/double occupancy except single class Everyday purchase Advanced purchase*
Platinum Class 4,599 N/A
Gold Twin 2,999 2,389
Gold Single 2,389 2,269

Gold Class Superior may be available. Please ask.


Adelaide to Brisbane

Great Southern Luxury Train Club

2 nights, 3 days

Departing Fridays, the Adelaide-Brisbane journey includes touring in The Grampians, Canberra and a special beachside dining experience on the Northern New South Wales Coast.

Day one - The Grampians. Explore one of Australia’s most stunning wilderness regions, boasting sandstone mountains, wildflowers, waterfalls and native fauna such as echidnas and wallabies. (L,D)

Day two - Canberra. While the jewel in Canberra’s crown is Parliament House, it is also home to landmarks such as the National Portrait Gallery, Australian War Memorial and the National Arboretum. There are plenty of opportunities to delve into this city’s art, history and culinary culture. (B,L,D)

Day three - Northern New South Wales Coast and Brisbane. Enjoy brunch with stunning seaside views on the northern NSW coast - a stone’s throw from Coffs Harbour. (B/L)

Special Departure: Heritage Highlights Journey

3 nights, 4 days

10 January 2020. For one journey only, the Great Southern departing Adelaide on 10 January 2020 will extend to three nights and four days. After taking in the picturesque Grampians, guests will have the opportunity to don their blue suede shoes at the annual Parkes Elvis Festival or alternatively, explore Orange, the birthplace of legendary Australian poet, Banjo Patterson. The Great Southern then stops in the quaint gold-mining town of Gulgong, travelling through scenic regional New South Wales en route to Brisbane.

This departure is priced as all other Great Southern journeys.


Dates and Prices 2019/2020/2021

2019: December 6,13,20,27. 2020: January 3,17,24

AUD$ per person/double occupancy except single class Everyday purchase Advanced purchase*
Platinum Class 3,899 N/A
Gold Twin 2,299 N/A
Gold Single 2,069 N/A


2020: December 4,11,18,25. 2021: January 1,8,15,22

AUD$ per person/double occupancy except single class Everyday purchase Advanced purchase*
Platinum Class 3,999 N/A
Gold Twin 2,349 1,869
Gold Single 2,229 1,779

Gold Class Superior may be available. Please ask.


General Information

*Advance Purchase fares must be booked a minimum of 6 months in advance.

Luggage. Details of Great Southern luggage allowances here.

Included. The complimentary inclusions are noted after each description of the cabin. They are payable direct to the train.

Travel Documents. Travel documents are sent by email which outline when and where to board as well as luggage arrangements. The document is an itinerary which represents the tickets for the train and any other arrangements. A pre-departure email is issued 7 days prior to travel that contains practical information for the upcoming journey. All times are local time and may be subject to change. Guests must be at the terminal at least one hour before train departs.

Unforeseen events/changes: itineraries, routes and times may change at any time for reasons outside the control of the train company. Every effort will be made by train staff to minimise any impact; the Luxury Train Club cannot accept any responsibility for any changes. The Club aims to keep itineraries as up to date as possible.

Dress Code. The dress code on board is a smart casual dress.

Contact

All prices are at publicly-quoted rates. Club Members get discount and the guarantee of any special offer valid at time of booking.

Contact us to book the Great Southern or for more information.




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