The Mid North Coast over 50’s Getaway

Please Note  Their are now 3 versions to this tour and some of the touring has changed slightly. The website will be updated shortly.

The New Tours include the Standard tour, Slim Dusty Centre Tour (similar to below) and Armidale  Tour including 1 night in Armidale.

Please contact us for Further details

This over 50’s Getaway is designed to discover the hidden valleys, rivers and quaint rural communities of the Mid North Coast – from the magnificent rainforest of Dorrigo National Park and the pristine beaches of South West Rocks to the playful dolphins and the colourful butterflies of Coffs Harbour’s most famous attractions. Includes a cruise on the beautiful Hastings River and a chance to enjoy a cold drink at the famous Pub With No Beer and visit the New Slim Dusty Centre.


Sydney to Macksville


Welcome to your Mid North Coast over 50″s Getaway departing Sydney on the North Coast XPT in your preferred seats sit back, relaxing and enjoying the scenery as you are whisked away up the north coast of NSW to Macksville. On arrival you will be met by your host from the Mid Coast Motel and transferred to your accommodation for the next six nights.


Bellinger Valley & Waterfall Way

(B, L, D)

Travel through the riotously green Bellinger Valley and the creative cultures of Bellingen before experiencing the breathtaking drive up Waterfall Way to the ancient Dorrigo Plateau. Here you will visit the Skywalk in the World-Heritage Dorrigo National Park, and Dangar Falls on the outskirts of Dorrigo township.


Nambucca Valley & Pub with No Beer

(B, L, D)

Meander through the Nambucca Valley, refreshing at the famous Pub With No Beer at Taylors Arm. Taste sensations of the Lemon Myrtle Farm before winding down the day enjoying the classic beach-holiday town of Nambucca Heads, its beaches and wide pristine river.


Hastings River Cruise

(B, L, D)

Today a highlight of your over 50’s getaway is a relaxing cruise along the beautiful Hastings River, and a guided tour around vibrant and picturesque Port Macquarie before heading home via the Fudge Factory at Timbertown in rural Wauchope.


BongilBongil NP & Solitary Islands Aquarium

(B, L, D)

Today’s adventure takes you to the coastal wilderness of BongilBongil National Park, bounded by the Bellinger River and seaside Sawtell – followed by the heights and vista at Bruxner Park and Sealy Lookout Forest Sky Pier. Back toward the coastline, marvel at the marine wonderland of the Solitary Islands Aquarium before enjoying a wonderfully sweet visit to the Carobana Factory.


South West Rocks & Slim Dusty Centre

(B, L, D)

Today’s travel will take you to the explorer the coastal retreat of South West Rocks for a scenic tour. The major landmarkbeing Trail Bay Gaol from the carpark lookout at the right time of year keep an eye out and you may spot a whale. From Southwest Rocks head to Kempsey and the recently opened Slim Dusty Centre to see his Golden Guitars and records and explore the memorabilia and interesting facts of his life on display.


Heading Home


After breakfast your Mid North Coast over 50’s Getaway is coming to an end as  you are transferred to Macksville Railway Station in time to catch the 7.21am train to Sydney. Sit back and relax watching the ever changing scenery reminiscing the wonderful memories of your over 50’s Getaway before arriving Sydney at 3.39pm.

Departs: most Sundays.

If you require accommodation in Sydney before or after the tour, ask us about our special accommodations.

For bookings or inquires please use the contact us link below

Price Person twin share First Class From Economy Class From
Adult**(Seasonal rail Fare Quoted) $ 999 $ 946
Senior & Pensioner $ 946 $ 909
NSW Pensioner Travel Voucher $ 858 $ 820

Special deals for single travellers please enquire


0418 337 263 or 02 6331 1128

Rail Holidays Australia, Po Box 1430, Bathurst NSW 2795

Monday - Friday: 10.00 - 18.30

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