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Capricorn Coastal Escape - Tilt Train Rail Package (Roundtrip from Brisbane 16 March 2021)

Currently SOLD OUT! New 2021 dates announced

Join a group of like-minded 60-pluses for six days of affordable, effortless fun! This exclusive Travel at 60 package includes a return journey from Brisbane-Rockhampton on the Tilt Train, Island view accommodation in Yeppoon with your own private balcony, daily breakfast and dinner, and nightly entertainment where you can sing and dance the night away!

DURATION
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5 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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  • free_breakfastDaily breakfast
  • directions_busDay tours
  • local_activitySelected entry fees
  • restaurantSelected meals
  • airport_shuttleSelected transfers
  • personSolo traveller
  • accessibility_newSenior discount

About this holiday

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Sit back, relax and watch the beautiful scenery pass you by as you take The Tilt train from Brisbane to the Capricorn Coast

Could you do with a coastal getaway?

Get together with your friends and join us on this exclusive Travel at 60 community getaway. With all meals, transfers, accommodation plus tours included, you'll come back home refreshed and with change in your pocket! Call us today on 1300 414 198!

This tour has been so popular with our community we have added 3 new departures for 2021 - click here for more details.

Inclusions

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  • Return rail on The Tilt Train from Brisbane to Rockhampton
  • 5 night beach front accommodation with private balcony and island views
  • Hot breakfast and 3-course dinner daily
  • 3 evenings with Live Entertainment
  • Daily itinerary
  • Licensed Restaurant & Bar
  • Pool & Spa
  • Centrally located
  • Transfers to and from Rockhampton railway station to accommodation

Accommodation

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All units face the gorgeous Pacific Ocean and feature a balcony for you to gaze over the Keppel Bay Islands.

Bayview Tower Yeppoon has a long standing reputation for exceptional, caring service. Here, guests can relax, enjoy and unwind in a boutique environment.

Travel dates

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16 - 21 March 2021 (Round trip from Brisbane) - SOLD OUT!

This tour has been so popular with our community we have added 3 new departures for 2021 - click here for more details.

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 $893 pp / Solo $1,149
  • Senior - Twin share $978 pp / Solo $1,235
  • Adult - Twin share $1,045 pp / Solo $1,303

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 on your rail journey to Central Queensland & the Southern Great Barrier Reef. On arrival in Rockhampton you will be greeted by our friendly staff and transferred to Yeppoon for a enjoyable evening meal. After dinner, take your time to relax and enjoy that cuppa or glass of wine on your private balcony whilst listening to the ocean and local wildlife.

Day 2:

After a tasty breakfast, we visit Shell World and view over 10,000 exotic shells before taking in the sights of Bluff Rock and the beauty of the Causeway Lake. Morning tea will be at the Singing Ship (it really sings). From this picturesque vantage point we will wander down to the stunning tribute and impressive art works of Emu Park's War Memorial. After a delicious dinner Wayne will entertain us with 50's, 60's & 70's songs

Day 3:

After a hot breakfast we set out to explore the rich architectural heritage of Rockhampton - The Walter Reid Building, Customs House, City Hall,The Heritage Hotel and Arch Park Station, where statues talk and sing. Learn about trams that travelled from Paris to Rockhampton while enjoying that cuppa. Tonight Bob Pacey our Bush Poet will entertain us with funny, hilarious yarns.

Day 4:

After a tasty breakfast we head north to discover Byfield National Park and the rare Byfield Fern, which only grows in this area. The beauty of the area will astound you, the rugged mountains, rainforest edged creeks and ancient cycads are not to missed and we also visit Nob Creek Pottery. After morning tea we will discover how the leaves of a Melaleuca Tree are transferred into Tree Oil at Eco Water Park Station. Marvel at the birdlife, say hello to Henry the tortoise and learn all about nature at its best. Dinner tonight is with Country & Western singer Ken Jones - one of the best!

Day 5:

After breakfast this morning, enjoy free time in Yeppoonto explore the town's delightful welcoming atmosphere, browse the many boutiques and cafes and see thousands of little red and black flying foxes as they return home to roost. Later today, we will take in a sunset cruise on the mighty Fitzroy River with bubbles and finger food. Watch out for crocodiles as we cruise along. Dinner will be at the Great Western Hotel, where we'll watch cowboys practising and perfecting their rodeo skills.

Day 6:

Enjoy a light continental breakfast before being transferred back to Rockhampton to catch the Tilt Train back to Brisbane.

Questions

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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 10 passengers required for tour to proceed.

Non-Refundable deposit of $200 per person due by Monday 01 June 2020. For bookings made after this date, deposit is required within 7 days of booking.

Final payment due no later than Tuesday 05 January 2021.