Savannahlander Outback Rail

7 nights for around $2,400.00 pp share twin

7 nights for around $2,400.00 pp share twin

Spend 3 nights in Cairns exploring by Skyrail, Train and Army Duck. The wildlife and wonders of the ancient rainforest are yours to explore on this journey into Queensland's World Heritage Wet Tropics. Take in the scenery from Sky rail Rainforest Cableway and a train ride through the hills, and traverse the tropical, tree-shrouded waterways on an amphibious Duck. Then board the Savannahlander, a unique train journey that starts from Cairns, Australia. Using the famous Kuranda Scenic Railway it winds through the rainforest to the village of Kuranda and beyond. Take the 4 day Savannahlander explorer train trip through the Australian outback. There are side visits to the Chillagoe caves, Cobbold Gorge and the Undara Lava Tubes available.

Tour Highlights

The wildlife and wonders of the ancient rainforest are yours to explore on this journey into Queensland's World Heritage Wet Tropics. Take in the scenery from Sky rail Rainforest Cableway and a train ride through the hills, and traverse the tropical, tree-shrouded waterways on an amphibious Duck.

Sky rail is a 7.5km unique rainforest cableway experience which glides just metres over the canopy of Australia's World Heritage listed Tropical Rainforests. Two stations, Red Peak and Barron Falls, provide the opportunity to learn about this ancient environment on board walks and at the CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Centre.

Take a quick shuttle ride int oKuranda – the village in the rainforest – and spend your morning shopping its colourful markets and lovely galleries and boutiques. Or visit the attractions in town, too, including Australia's largest butterfly sanctuary.

Ride to Rainforestation Nature Park, where an open-air, amphibious Duck awaits – these World War II all-terrain vehicles can splash into lakes and rivers and tackle the deepest,darkest jungle terrain. Listen as your expert driver describes the rich and fascinating plant and animal life of the forest, from tiny turtles to powerful pythons.

Your adventure in the rainforest concludes with a picturesque ride back to Cairns on the Kuranda Scenic Railway. Chug through verdant beech forests, past the whitewater tumble of Barron Falls and over dramatic, forested ravines on this historic track.

Then take the 4 day Savannahlander explorer train trip through the Australian outback - Itinerary attached

Terms & Conditions

Airfares: Auckland/Cairns/Auckland are additional
Works fares with Air New Zealand usually start from NZ$900 per person

** “Travel Bites” are our suggested short itineraries based on our most successful trips for past passengers. They are designed to give you unique and wonderful travel experiences at affordable prices, over small windows of time. The pricing mentioned is “indicative only”. It is meant as a guide, and must be repriced and updated depending on your tailor-made itinerary for the dates that you require. Please note that unless mentioned, flights are not included in this package.

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