Great Southern - Coastal Adventure : Itinerary

Great Southern Coastal Adventure itinerary

Adelaide - The Grampians - Canberra - Coffs Harbour - Brisbane - Tangalooma


Day 1: (Friday) Board the Great Southern in Adelaide

Board the Great Southern for your memorable two-night journey to Brisbane. After leaving the food and wine capital behind, your first stop is almost like entering another world. A million years in the making, the Grampians region is celebrated for its wild and spectacular scenery including awe-inspiring ancient mountains, glittering waterfalls, and ancient rock art.

Day 2: (Saturday) Great Southern, Canberra
After breakfast onboard, prepare for an Off Train Excursion in Australia’s capital, Canberra. Best known as the home of politics and Parliament House, get to know another side of this fascinating city, its landmarks, history and culture.
Day 3: (Sunday) Great Southern, Northern New South Wales Coast & Brisbane

Today is all about those beach views as you travel the Northern New South Wales Coast. It’s here that you’ll enjoy a very special beachside brunch just a stone’s throw from Coffs Harbour. Then, it’s back onto the train and all of its creature comforts as you continue onwards to Brisbane.


Day 4: (Monday) Leisure Day
Your connection with vibrant Brisbane begins today, with a day free to explore at your leisure. The Queensland capital has come of age and continues to grow as a cosmopolitan metropolis with loads of appeal. Its elegant 19th century sandstone buildings sit alongside superb modern architecture and a cultural precinct lining the banks of the Brisbane River.
Day 5: (Tuesday) Tangalooma

Today’s tour takes you to the tropical paradise of Tangalooma on Moreton Island. Only 75 minutes from Brisbane, you’ll experience crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches and pristine national park wilderness, and even get to hand feed the resident dolphins! The tour includes a choice of Desert Safari Tour or Marine Discovery cruise, entry to a day lounge, lunch, and all day beach activities, before your unforgettable dolphin encounter at dusk. (L)

Day 6: (Wednesday) Farewell

Your experience comes to an end as you farewell Brisbane and check out of your accommodation.