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4-night Queensland Island & Rail Explorer - Travel at 60 Community Tour!

BRAND NEW TOUR - November 2020!

Join a group of like-minded 60-pluses for five days of affordable, effortless fun! Soak up the sunshine, see the iconic sights, and let the busyness of the world fade away as you relax in World Heritage-listed paradise, Fraser Island!

DURATION
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4 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • hotelAccommodation
  • free_breakfastDaily breakfast
  • directions_boatDay cruises
  • restaurantSelected meals
  • airport_shuttleSelected transfers
  • accessibility_newSenior discount
  • personSolo traveller
  • local_barSelected drinks

About this holiday

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Sea Explorer Cruise

Need a quick getaway, without breaking the bank?

This value packed holiday includes a return journey from Brisbane-Maryborough on the Tilt Train, resort accommodation on Fraser Island with daily breakfast and two group dinners, plus an array of touring!

Are you a solo traveller? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share. Call us today on 1300 414 198!

Inclusions

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  • Return rail on The Tilt Train from Brisbane to Maryborough West
  • Return Maryborough West Train Station transfer 
  • Return passenger ferry transfers ex River Heads 
  • 4 nights resort hotel accommodation 
  • Daily breakfast
  • Group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Ranger guided Bush Tucker walk 
  • Ranger guided Beach and Mangrove walk 
  • West Coast Explorer Cruise 
  • Complimentary sunset drink down at the Sunset Bar 
  • Porterage to/from rooms on arrival/departure 

Accommodation

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Nestled into the island's landscape, this resort is peaceful and private

Enjoy 4 nights in a spacious and comfortable resort room, the perfect escape from the everyday . Start your day by relaxing with a tea or coffee on your private balcony while being serenaded by the island’s native birds.

Travel dates

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Monday 16 - Friday 20 November 2020 - 1 departure only!

Are you a Queensland Pensioner?
Queensland Pension Concession Card holders are eligible to receive four Queensland Pension rail travel entitlements each calendar year. Utilise these benefits on our great valued package!

  • QLD Pensioner - Twin share $997 pp / Solo $1,399
  • Senior - Twin share $1,022pp / Solo $1,424
  • Adult - Twin share $1,074.50 pp / Solo $1,476.50

Want to avoid the single supplement? If you're willing to share, we can happily pair you with another solo traveller. Subject to availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share. Call us today on 1300 414 198!

Itinerary

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Day 1:

Depart Brisbane Roma Street on your rail journey to Maryborough onboard the Tilt Train. On arrival at Maryborough railway Station you will be transferred by coach to River Heads for your ferry transfer to Fraser Island, your home for the next 4 nights. Once you've checked into your room, you'll have time to unpack and relax or explore the resort. Late this afternoon, make your way to the Sunset Bar and enjoy a complimentary drink. Sit back and relax as you watch the changing colours of the day's sunset. Tonight, you'll get a chance to meet your fellow travellers over a group Welcome Dinner.

Day 2:

This morning, buffet breakfast is served from 6:30am-7:30am. Today is free for you to explore the resort or just sit back and relax.

Want to book an optional tour today? We recommend the Fraser Island's beauty spots on a full day 4WD Island tour. Visit Lake McKenzie, Central Station, Wanggoolba Creek. 75 Mile Beach, Eli Creek, the Maheno Shipwreck and Stonetool Sandblow. A buffet lunch at Eurong Beach Resort is included. From $200 per person.

Day 3:

Today, buffet breakfast is served from 6:30am-7:30am. This morning, you'll venture out on the Sea Explorer Marine Wildlife Cruise, which provides you with a unique eco-experience as you explore the untouched paradise of the remote surrounding islands of the Great Sandy National Park. Join a Resort Ranger as they showcase remarkable, untouched landscapes and offer guided walks and talks as you explore this natural paradise. You may spot marine life along the way - including turtles, dugongs and dolphins, plus a range of coastal and migratory birds. Wander along the white sands and take the opportunity to swim through crystal-clear waterways.

This afternoon enjoy a Ranger guided bush tucker talk. On this gentle walk, discover bush foods in the resort grounds and their use in everyday Butchulla life.

Day 4:

Today, buffet breakfast is served from 6:30am-9:30am. This morning, join a Ranger guided beach walk . Discover the soldier crabs, leaden snails and stingray holes - together we explore the marine life on Fraser’s western side and walk to the mangrove estuary system of Dundonga Creek.

Your afternoon is free for you to explore the resort or just sit back and relax.

Want to book an optional tour today? The Bush Tucker Talk and Taste is a a great option where you will learn about and experience the local bush tucker. Nibble on native berries bursting with flavour and relish in the refreshing citrus of lemon myrtle as the Chef and Resort Ranger explain how these ingredients can be utilised in cooking. From $25 per person.

This evening, enjoy a group Farewell Dinner served in the Seabelle Restaurant.

Day 5:

Sadly your Fraser Island getaway ends today. Today, buffet breakfast is served from 6:30am-7:30am. After checking out of your room, you will be transferred from Fraser Island to River Heads and then onto Maryborough to catch the Tilt Train back to Brisbane.

Questions

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Concession Cards:
All concession card numbers must be advised at the time of booking. Any customers who do not provide a concession number will be charged the adult fare.

QLD Pension Entitlements:
Queensland resident pension card holders are entitled to four (4) rail travel entitlements each calendar year. Additional fare applies for any Queensland Pensioners who have used their rail travel entitlements.

Willing to share:
One of the advantages of travelling on a Travel at 60 dedicated group departure is that we have the ability to match solo travellers, so that you they can avoid paying the single supplement. Subject to availability of another traveller of the same gender willing to share.

Couldn't find an answer to your question? Ask us!

Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Minimum of 15 passengers required for tour to proceed.

  • A non-refundable deposit of $200 within 5 days of booking. Final payment due no later than, Wednesday 9 September 2020.