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  • Magnetic Island

    By | June 10, 2021 | Blog | 0 Comments

    Just off the coast of Townsville lies the beautiful Magnetic Island. Only 25 minutes by ferry and you are transported to quiet, secluded beaches, rugged nature, abundant wildlife, and easy access to the Great Barrier Reef. She has a story to tell that stretches back over 275 million years when molten granite was pushed to [...]
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  • Riding back in time on a heritage train

    By | June 3, 2021 | Blog | 0 Comments

    A heritage train ride offers a fascinating glimpse into the history of rail travel in Australia. Australia’s rail history dates back more than 160 years. As a result of newer construction materials and methods that conquered past engineering difficulties, some of the early railway lines have been bypassed, made obsolete by tunnels and new routes, [...]
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  • The 6 benefits of escorted rail travel

    By | May 19, 2021 | Blog | 0 Comments

    1. Well-crafted itineraries Our intriguing and memorable itineraries balance train travel with other interesting modes of transport. Walking tours with museum and gallery visits, city locations with the bush, local cuisine with western menus and busy days with leisure time for activities of your choice. Our partnerships with other speciality operators offer new destinations, with [...]
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  • Steam and Blooms

    By | May 13, 2021 | Blog | 0 Comments

    Winter might be coming, but there’s nothing like the promise of sunshine and pretty blooms to get you through those cooler days. Every year, Toowoomba celebrates its reputation as the Garden City with the most spectacular display of spring flowers during the Toowoomba Carnival of Flowers. The longest running floral event of its kind in [...]
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  • Over 60 and travelling alone?

    By | May 6, 2021 | Blog, Solo Traveler | 1 Comment

    Travelling solo as a senior can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. But it does not have to mean travelling alone. You can join like-minded travellers on our small group fully escorted tours. Share your experiences with other adventure-lovers and enjoy the benefits of travelling in a small group. Nearly a third of travellers on our trips [...]
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  • The Dinosaurs of Outback Queensland

    By | July 5, 2020 | Blog | 0 Comments

    Did the Dinosaurs stampede at Lark Quarry? Or did they take the train? It’s hard to imagine Outback Queensland as an inland sea surrounded by lush steamy forests of Cycads, Ferns and oversized Lichens. It’s equally hard to imagine giant lumbering dinosaurs herding across the landscape with vicious carnivorous Theropods hot on their heels and [...]
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  • Southern Downs Steam Railway to Wallangarra, photo Ben Francis

    Stepping back in time on the Great Northern Railway

    By | March 5, 2020 | Blog | 0 Comments

    The Main North Line, also known as the Great Northern Railway, completed in 1888, was once a major railway in New South Wales.  It began construction in 1857 and runs through the Central Coast, Hunter and New England regions. It connects with Queensland Railways at Wallangarra and continues through Warwick and Toowoomba to Brisbane. In 1932 this once hectic line was upstaged by [...]
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  • Trains and Treasures of the USA

    By | December 11, 2019 | Blog | 0 Comments

    Have you always wanted to visit the US but settled for the safe Euro-trip time and time again? Railway Adventures wants you to fulfill all your travel desires. If you have a place on your bucket list, then we will help you scratch it! So much so, that Railway Adventures has crafted the perfect travel [...]
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  • Darwin to Adelaide: 5 reasons you need to do The Ghan

    By | October 30, 2019 | Blog | 0 Comments

    Want to go on the most magical rail journey of your life? The Ghan is hands down, the best way to explore Australia from its ochre coloured sand to the deep blue of the Great Australian Bight. The Ghan railway from Adelaide to Darwin is an extraordinary experience. On this three-day journey you will travel [...]
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  • The best-guided train tours in Australia for seniors

    By | October 30, 2019 | Blog | 0 Comments

    By the time we hit 60, we have entered the golden age of our lives where we have both the money and the maturity to take life seriously, but never ourselves. Too often people start thinking that they are too old to travel once they turn 60. Let us tell you that age is just [...]
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