Departing 22 September 2019, with tour escort Shirley Tamm, it explores Queensland’s countryside by train, travelling along the coastline with island stopovers along the way. It begins in Brisbane on a halfday sightseeing tour and two nights accommodation at Ibis Styles, before travelling north on the Spirit of Queensland to Cairns. Along the way the tour spends three nights at Kingfisher Bay Resort on Fraser Island, three nights The Ville Resort-Casino in Townsville and three nights at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort. It also takes in Townsville and a sightseeing tour from the Riverway precinct to Thornton’s Gap. On Magnetic Island there’s a full-day tour and dinner at The Pier Restaurant. Cairns experiences include the historic Kuranda Railway for a journey to Freshwater Station and the Skyrail Cableway above Barron Gorge National Park. The tour is priced from A$3580pp. CLICK HERE for details.