Golden West Rail Tour

 4 nights departing select dates

  Package Reference: VRGWRO


per person twin share

An exceptional rail journey that uncovers the rich history of regional New South Wales all the while passing through breathtaking scenery aboard the beautifully restored Aurora Australis.

Cruise the Hawkesbury River and stroll around Hunter Valley wineries. Explore the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains and fall in love with picture perfect villages in the beautiful Southern Highlands.

Stroll through stunning wineries, roam spectacular gardens and be ready to immerse yourself into the treasures of this fascinating ‘Golden West’ region.

The itinerary is designed so that you only travel during daylight hours. You won’t want to miss any of the spectacular scenery.

Departure Dates 2021: 10 February*, 8 September & 10 November.

*Itinerary operates in reverse and commences in Katoomba.

Package inclusions

  • 4 nights aboard the Aurora Australis roundtrip from Sydney including 11 meals, Off Train Excursions and access to the 'Aurora Explorer' shuttle bus.
  • Tour Highlights include:
    • Travel in style on board the newly restored, iconic 1960’s ex-Southern Aurora Sleeping Train.
    • Celebrate Australia's diverse history and rich culture with visits to regional towns, gardens and attractions.
    • Cruise the picturesque Hawkesbury River aboard the ‘Riverboat Postman.
    • Visit the beautiful 145-year-old Cook Park, in the heart of Orange.
    • Enjoy a true Aussie dinner at the Kandos Hall, followed by a bush dance!
    • Explore the World Heritage listed Blue Mountains.
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Above pricing is based on the arrangements listed under package inclusions only.
*Reduced deposits available until 30 November 2020, $400 per person deposit is required to secure deposit and is the 1st deposit, a 2nd deposit of $400 per person is due 60 days after the 1st deposit. Final balance is due 75 day prior to departure. Deposit is transferable (but not refundable) in case of border closures to alternate departures or future travel credit for travel until 31 December 2021.

Note: Itinerary is subject to change when there are circumstances beyond our control.
A guaranteed rail departure requires a minimum of 64 guests.


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