Australia by Train

It’s north to south, east to west of ever-changing landscapes, culture and people. While there are many ways to see it, there’s only one way to do it with ease and in comfort. That’s the fabulous fun of rail travel, where everything comes together in a theatre-like performance.

Onboard, the stage is set as your backdrop whistles by. Familiar and friendly service leads the way, with every moment another glorious memory in this spectacular show – the food, the cabins, the Outback Explorer Lounge, the friends you make, the Off Train Experiences, the sunrises and sunsets, did we mention the food?

It’s a journey of truly epic proportions and it’s made easy with Journey Beyond.


Venture further with curated, powerfully enriching holiday packages that capture the nation in all its guises. Journey Beyond Rail journeys offer much more than just seamless transit, choose from a huge range of expertly-crafted, all-inclusive experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey, and fully immerse yourself in the unique environments our trains travel through.


Whether your loved one is hard to buy for or you just want to spoil them with an incredible gift, a Journey Beyond Gift Voucher will give them something to cherish.

Redeemable across our rail journeys and valid for three years, our gift vouchers will help your loved one experience something they’ll never forget.

From embracing Australia’s sensational coastal lifestyle and experiences to the thrill of waking up somewhere new each day, the memories made mean the journey continues long after the holiday has ended.

Breakfast with a view! Dining in the art-deco Queen Adelaide Restaurant provides guests travelling in Gold with ever-changing landscapes and flavour-filled courses. 🍽️  📷 @sarahpirienally  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #TheGhanExpedition #FineDining
POV: You’re enjoying a delicious curry and glass of red as you make your way from Melbourne to Adelaide on The Overland 😚👌  Book your journey on The Overland today at the link in bio.  #JourneyBeyondRail #TheOverland #SeeSouthAustralia #VisitVictoria #RegionalSA #RegionalVic
Window views don’t get much better than this! Erica shared this great shot with us on Facebook from her Indian Pacific journey 🌅 We’d love to see your photos from your travels across Australia by Train – tag @journeybeyondrail and use the hashtags #TheGhan, #IndianPacific, #GreatSouthern or #TheOverland to be featured 🚂  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #Nullarbor #Cook #SeeSouthAustralia
We can’t wait to get back to touring the Grampians again this summer on the Great Southern, Adelaide to Brisbane journey! After enjoying a leisurely morning on board after departing Adelaide, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have the opportunity to explore the spectacular wilderness Grampians region. ⛰️  Book your summer journey on the Great Southern today, find out more at the link in bio.  🎥 @experiencethegrampians  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #GreatSouthern #EastCoast #TheGrampians #VisitVictoria #regionalvictoria
Reading a book about a blue train, whilst on a blue train! 🚂 Our train journeys are the perfect place to switch off and pick up that book you’ve been meaning to finish 📖  Book your Indian Pacific journey today at the link in bio.  📷 @ca.larmer  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #IndianPacific #Nullarbor #Cook #SeeSouthAustralia
Those beautiful curves of the 774 metre long Ghan as it winds its way through the centre of Australia between Darwin and Adelaide 🚂  Book your journey on The Ghan today at the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #SeeAustralia #TheGhanExpedition
Jo here is just one of the gentle camels you can make friends with on the @pyndan_camel_tracks Off Train Experience in Alice Springs. During this optional upgrade experience you will enjoy sweeping outback views, and take in the stunning MacDonnell Ranges from atop a Camel. After your tour you will visit the ‘Camel Lounge’ to learn about these characterful creatures and hear all about the history of camels in Central Australia. 🐪  To find out more about the Pyndan Camel Tracks Off Train Experience, visit the link in bio.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhanExpedition #TheGhan #PyndanCamelTracks #NTAustralia #AliceSprings
That golden morning light streaming through the windows of the Platinum Club as you see Australia by Train ✨ As a Platinum guest you will have exclusive use of the Platinum Club carriage – thoughtfully appointed to embody the spirit of the train’s Australian heritage.  Book your 2025 Platinum journey on board The Ghan, Indian Pacific or Great Southern at the link in bio.  #JourneyBeyondRail #AustraliabyTrain #PlatinumService #PlatinumClub #TheGhan #IndianPacific #GreatSouthern
Journey Managers are responsible for making your experience exploring Australia by Train one to remember. They’ll guide you across Australia with their knowledge of the train, passion for the journey and amazing hospitality. During your journey, they’ll take the opportunity, to get to know you, so we’d love to share a little bit about them with you too!  Aimee-Rose is one of our fabulous Journey Managers on board The Ghan. Six years ago, Aimee-Rose returned from a stint in England and donned an Akubra, starting her new career on train. Originally from South Australia’s Barossa Valley, Aimee-Rose is no stranger to beautiful landscapes – and fine wines 🍷 Despite travelling these routes regularly, Aimee-Rose says, “Seeing the countryside across Australia is incredible. It never gets old.” 🚂  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #TheGhan #TheGhanExpedition #JourneyManager #IndianPacific #GreatSouthern
On the fringes of Australia’s biggest sheep stations, you’ll find Rawlinna – a little outpost on the Nullarbor Plain. By car, Rawlinna is a five hour trip from the nearest big town, Kalgoorlie. The Rawlinna Station is home to up to 80,000 sheep spread across 2.5 million acres. To put that into perspective, one paddock alone takes 8 hours to muster by plane.  During the cooler months guests on the Indian Pacific Sydney to Perth journey will be invited to disembark to partake in drinks, canapes served around a bonfire under the wide Nullarbor skies. In the warmer months, take it up a notch and enjoy dining under the stars – a unique outback dining experience like no other! ✨  Book your 2025 journey on the Indian Pacific today.  #AustraliabyTrain #JourneyBeyondRail #IndianPacific #WATheDreamState #WesternAustralia #Rawlinna @westernaustralia

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