5 Day Spirit of QLD & Cairns Highlights

Overnight Rail Journey, 3 Night Stay in Cairns, Full Day Barrier Reef Tour, Return Flight

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AUD $829 $1,129
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Immerse yourself in the Essence of the Sunshine State, discovering tropical villages, indigenous customs, and extraordinary scenery before getting up close and personal with the world’s largest marine eco system on an alluring exploration of Cairns.

Begin your adventure by embarking on an impressive Spirit of Queensland train journey to the enchanting city of Cairns, the gateway to 2 of the world’s natural wonders, The Daintree Rainforest and Great Barrier Reef. The contemporary and comfortable carriage features a comfortable and spacious seat by day that transforms to a lie-flat bed at night. Each RailBed seat is equipped with on-demand entertainment options and generous wide flat screens. Be treated with gourmet meals served directly to your seat as well as a selection of beverages on offer.

You will spend three incredible nights in Cairns, allowing you time to sample the freshest seafood, sip a sundowner and stroll along the Esplanade. Included in your trip is a guided Great Barrier Reef tour that will leave you in awe as you learn all about the aquatic wildlife from a professional marine biologist. Venturing out by catamaran to the outer reef, you will get up close and personal with some of the reef’s most mesmerising creatures, from schools of coral trout to turtles.


  • Great Barrier Reef
  • Railbed Sleeper
  • Iconic Beaches
  • Daintree Rainforest
  • Atherton Tablelands


  • 1 night Railbed accommodation onboard Spirit of Queensland from Brisbane to Cairns
  • All main meals onboard
  • Free On-demand entertainment
  • Access to Club Car
  • Complimentary drink with Lunch & Dinner onboard
  • 3 night stay in Cairns
  • Includes 1 free night
  • Moore Reef Full Day Tour with gourmet lunch pack
  • One way economy class airfare from Cairns to Brisbane with checked baggage


  • For travel until March 2022. Ask about pricing for your chosen date.
  • Departs Brisbane: Mon, Wed, Fri at 3.45pm
  • Departs Cairns: Wed, Fri & Sun at 8.35am

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Brisbane - Embark Spirit of Queensland

Join fellow guests as you board Spirit of Queensland for your train journey to Cairns. The moment you step on board, you’ll be transported into a world of relaxation. With state-of-the-art facilities, the Spirit of Queensland tilt train offers you the classic old-world charms of rail travel with the ultimate mix of modern-day comforts. Turn on your personal in-seat entertainment or simply admire the spectacular vistas from your window as the scenes transform from the urban sights of Brisbane to the lush green landscapes of rural Queensland.


Disembark - Cairns

After you disembark from the comfort of the Spirit of Queensland, the balmy air and the azure waters of Cairns will transport you into a tropical paradise. The gateway to the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns enjoys thriving tourism, but a leisurely pace of life prevails here.


at Leisure

Hire a car and explorer the region with its numerous waterfalls, farmers markets or perhaps visit nearby Port Douglas. Take a stroll along the Cairns Esplanade, enjoy the ocean views in the beautiful evening light and try some of the Balinese-inspired cuisine in one of the harbour-front restaurants.


Great Barrier Reef

No trip to Cairns is complete without visiting the Great Barrier Reef. You’ll embark a catamaran for morning refreshments before sailing out to Moore Reef to learn about the astonishing natural history of the Great Barrier Reef during a guided tour. Relish an escorted coral-viewing tour from a semi-submersible vessel and a glass-bottom boat, where you’ll take in the incredible sights of these astonishing coral formations. Enjoy buffet lunch and afternoon tea with incredible views of the outer reef before returning to shore, still in a state of awe at this vibrant, bustling underwater ecosystem.


fly home

Today you bid farewell to Cairns as you make your way to the airport for your return flight home.


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  • Price advertised is valid for travel on the following date :08 Feb 2021 – Spirit of Queensland departs Departs Brisbane: Mon, Wed, Fri at 3.45pm year round.
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