Australia’s Great Rail Journeys

As discussed on Casey 99.7FM on 29 January 2022:

Journeys Rediscovered – Australia’s Great Rail Journeys

The entire portfolio of 2023 Journey Beyond experiences is now open for bookings!

From the moment you step aboard the legendary trains, they feel it – a spirit of adventure and a sense of something very special about to unfold.
Due to the overwhelming popularity of their 2022 rail journeys, there have been some changes:

The Ghan
A legendary train. An unforgettable Australian adventure through the heart of Australia from Adelaide to Darwin. There is nothing like a journey on The Ghan. In 2019, The Ghan celebrated 90 years of outback crossings. Due to popular demand, we are thrilled to announce that in 2023 The Ghan will be running double departures from April to September.


Great Southern
Australia’s unique summer deserves to be celebrated and that’s what a Great Southern journey is all about. In 2023 we are offering more departures than ever before, extending our season from December 2022 to February 2023.

Indian Pacific
A journey aboard the iconic Indian Pacific will whisk you between Perth, Adelaide and Sydney on a spectacular 4352km crossing in comfort and style. The length of the Indian Pacific is increasing in 2023.

Journeys Rediscovered has 2 specials attached :

  • Margaret River Indulgence Packages available for travel 01 January – December 2023.  *** Can combine with a fantastic stay in Sydney at one of our Virtuoso Properties like Four Seasons Sydney with lots of added benefits & amenities.
  • Red Centre Spectacular Packages available for travel 01 April – 31 October 2023

Onboard you will find sumptuous dining, elegant private cabins, attentive service, and the camaraderie of your fellow travellers. And when the train stops, the adventures begin. Choose from a huge range of included off-train experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey through Australia’s outback and beyond.

Both specials are based on Gold Class Twin Cabin

  • For Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Power outlets in cabin
  • In-cabin music channels and journey audio commentary available
  • All-inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • All-inclusive Australian wines, beers, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages
  • All-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Short Stops
  • Luggage allowance is 60kg per guest
  • Complimentary Shuttle bus transfers available in Darwin to selected hotels in the city centre

Terms & Conditions: *Red Centre Spectacular: Advertised prices are per person, based on the Advance Purchase Holiday fare in a Gold Service Twin Cabin on the Ghan Expedition in April 2023. Package valid for travel between 01 April to 31 October 2023. Margaret River Indulgence: Advertised prices are per person, based on the Advance Purchase fare in a Gold Service Twin Cabin on the Indian Pacific in June 2023. Package valid for travel between 01 January to 31 December 2023. Offer is subject to availability. Blackout dates apply. Save up to price is based on the difference between the Advance Purchase Holiday fare and the Everyday Holiday fare. If advertised hotel is not available, a similar property of Journey Beyond’s choosing will be booked. Full payment is required at time of booking. Booking and credit card fees may apply. 100% cancellation fees apply. The fare is non-transferable and non-refundable. Should suspension of services occur due to government-imposed restrictions, 100% of the monies paid will be placed in a future travel credit. All guests booked on a JBRE Rail Journey or Holiday Package will be required to be fully vaccinated for travel from 01 January 2022. Proof of vaccination will be required at check-in and must be sighted by Journey Beyond staff. Any Federal and/or State government mandates requiring vaccination before the date mentioned above will supersede the above date. Please visit https://www.journeybeyond.com/ about/covid-update/ for further details about the Covid Safe Experiences & Vaccination Policy. For full terms & conditions visit http://www.journeybeyondrail.com.au/terms-conditions/. ~QANTAS FREQUENT FLYER: You must be a Qantas Frequent Flyer Member to earn Qantas Points. QFF members can earn 1 Qantas point per AU$1 spent on eligible rail holidays.

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