Gold Coast Explorer Rail Package


Sydney to Tweed Heads


Welcome to your Gold Coast experience. Departing Sydney on the North Coast in your preferred seats sit back, relaxing and enjoying the scenery as you are whisked away up the north coast of NSW to Casino. Where you change to your NSW TrainLink coach for the rest of your journey to Tweed Heads, on arrival you will be transferred to Bombora Resort for the next seven nights.


Point Danger, Currumbin & MT Tomewin


Today we visit some local attractions including the ‘Centaur Remembrance Walk’ and Rainbow Bay. Keep a good lookout from July to November, Humpback Whales can be found playing just off the coast of Coolangatta. From here we pass through Kirra Beach, Currumbin and Mt Tomewin before stopping for lunch at the Tweed Heads Bowls Club. This afternoon we tour the coastal villages of Fingal, Kingscliff and Cudgen. Tonight enjoy a fun night of music and singing with a live performance in the Bombora Resort Restaurant.


MT Ootha Tea House & Southbank Gardens


Today we travel northward into Brisbane City. Our first stop is at the incredible Mt Cootha lookout and tea house. Make sure you have your camera with you as the city views from this location are truly spectacular. After our refreshment stop we re-board the coach for a tour of the city, taking in the Botanic Gardens, Kangaroo Point and the Story Bridge before calling into Southbank After dinner tonight you can choose to board the club bus for an evening at the Twin Towns Services Club.


Bluewater Canal Cruise & Surfers Paradise


Our first stop this morning is in Surfers Paradise where we board our vessel for a cruise on the calm waters of the Broadwater. Enjoy excellent commentary and the stunning canal and city views. At the end of our cruise we make the short walk to the Surfers Paradise RSL for a delicious hot lunch. This afternoon we re-board the coach for a tour of the Spit and Southport Parklands before our return journey home. Tonight we have the Outback Spectacular Show, an optional extra, for those wishing to take in this incredible live show.


1/2 Day Tour Carrara Markets


Today we visit Australia’s largest outdoor markets and everything from handmade arts and crafts to fresh locally grown produce is on sale today. Tonight dine in the Bombora Resort Restaurant or enjoy the fantastic new live show at Jupiter’s Casino (Optional extra).


Free Day


Today is your free day. Why not book a day tour or try one of many theme parks the Gold Coast has to offer?


Gallery Walk, Cedar Creek Winery


Our first stop today is at the award winning Cedar Creek Winery. Enjoy the wonderful views and a delicious morning tea while overlooking Wild Duck Lake. Further up the range we explore the arts, crafts and curio shops of Mt Tamborine’s famous Gallery Walk. This afternoon before heading down the range we visit the historic St Bernard’s Hotel for a refreshing beverage. Tonight enjoy a delicious farewell dinner with your travelling companions.


Heading Home


After an early breakfast, you are transferred from Bombora Resort to the coach stop to depart Tweed Heads at 5.15am on the NSW TrainLink coach to Casino to meet the North Coast XPT to Sydney. Sit back and relax watching the NSW North Coast speed by before arriving Sydney at 8.12pm.


February 12, 26

March   12, 26

April 9*, 30*

May  14*, 28*

June 18*

July 1**, 23**

August 6**, 27**

September 17**

October 1**, 15**

November 5**, 19,

December 3

Combine the Gold Coast Explorer Rail Package & Tweed Coast Escape Rail Packages for a 14 day Holiday from $1598 per person Single Sup $200

*   add $100 per person  **   add $200 per person

Price Person twin shareFirst Class FromEconomy Class From
Adult (Seasonal Rail Fare Quoted)$1,085$1,024
Senior & Pensioner$1,018$ 974
NSW Pensioner Travel Voucher$ 895$ 849
Single Supplement$ 100

Tour Cost varies  * additional $50 to quoted fares

                            ** Additional $100 to quoted fares

If you require accommodation in Sydney before or after the tour, ask us about our special exclusive accommodation rate at a 4-star Hotel close to Central Station from $75 pp

Book with Us


0418 337 263 or 02 6331 1128

Rail Holidays Australia, Po Box 1430, Bathurst NSW 2795

Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 18.30