Grand Southern Loop August 2024 heritage rail tour

Cruise Express

Australian owned and operated

Grand Southern Loop

17 August 2024 - 17 days ON REQUEST

from $8,990* pp twin | $10,990* solo (ON REQUEST)

Grand Southern Loop. Welcome to the biggest heritage rail tour in Australia’s history. This incredible journey offers an unparalleled in-depth rail exploration of three states. With a mixture of must see sights and exclusive experiences, you’ll find virtually everything is included, allowing you to relax and truly immerse yourself in each destination.

Unlike many tours we head far away from main roads and the average inclusions. In several cases we will stop for two or three nights, allowing you to see more of each destination with free time  to explore on your own.

From the vast outback of New South Wales to a thundering steam train in the Bugle Ranges and spellbinding views in the Flinders Ranges, each day will bring new sights and experiences. Everything is exclusive, meaning no crowds or queues.

Fully escorted by Cruise Express, this tour of all tours is one for the record books! We invite you to come with us and explore.

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The Cruise Express Difference

Unique and exclusive!

We privately charter our heritage trains, so you’ll travel as part of an exclusive Cruise Express group – the whole train is ours! On services such as the Overland we charter entire carriages! Our itineraries are unique and carefully curated to allow you more time in each destination. We also visit some out of the ordinary places and travel on rail lines rarely, if ever, used by passenger trains. And with our experienced team of Cruise Express Tour Managers onboard, all the little details are taken care of. Come join us!

Package Inclusions

Departs 17 August 2024 - 17 days

  • Daylight service from Sydney Terminal to Canberra aboard a NSW TrainLink Xplorer in exclusive carriages
  • Exclusive travel on the ‘Spirit of Progress’ from Albury to Melbourne, Horsham and Beulah
  • Exclusive travel on SteamRanger Heritage Railway and Pichi Richi Railway
  • Exclusive travel on railmotor 621/761 from Broken Hill to Parkes, Katoomba and Sydney
  • 2 nights in Canberra
  • 1 night in Albury
  • 1 night in Melbourne
  • 2 nights in Horsham
  • 3 nights in Adelaide
  • 3 nights in Port Augusta
  • 2 nights in Broken Hill
  • 1 night in Parkes
  • 1 night in Katoomba
  • Exclusive experiences, dining and touring
  • Group coach transfers and touring throughout
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Fully Escorted by Cruise Express Tour Managers

For the full list of inclusions click below:

Tour fares

Departs 17 August 2024 - 17 days

from $8,990* pp twin – on request
from $10,990* solo – on request

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