Capricorn Coast: Rail, Stay & Tour Package

Previously sold out - one double/twin room left
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    6 days
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  • Roundtrip from Brisbane (return rail included)
  • Enjoy five nights in Yeppoon with a dedicated over-60s group
  • Includes a Great Keppel Island day trip, dinner and a show at Footlights, Byfield National Park and more!

Get some friends together — or make plenty of new ones — on this exclusive Travel at 60 holiday package.

Ride the Tilt Train from Brisbane to Rockhampton return, stay five nights in Yeppoon, enjoy a fabulous itinerary of daily activities.

Highlights include a day trip to Great Keppel Island, dinner and a show at the Footlights Theatre, a visit to the Rockhampton Zoo and Botanical Gardens, and the chance to share it all with a group of new over-60 friends.

With rail travel, most meals, transfers, accommodation, tours and a great variety of experiences included in your fare, you'll just need to bring the fun.

This holiday is one of Travel at 60's most popular getaways, with most departures selling out well in advance. Call our Brisbane-based travel agency on 1300 414 198 to secure your place!


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


  • Return economy seat on The Tilt Train from Brisbane to Rockhampton
  • 5 nights beachfront accommodation with private balcony
  • 5 x Breakfast, 1 x Lunch & 4 x Dinners
  • Complimentary Wine & Cheese on arrival
  • Daily tour itinerary
  • Footlights Theatre - Song & Dancing evening
  • Use of all hotel facilities - swimming pool & licensed bar
  • Centrally located - Ocean and Island views
  • Transfers to and from Rockhampton railway station to accommodation
Your fare excludes:
  • T​ravel Insurance



Please note the following itinerary is subject to change without notice.

Day 1: Sunday

Depart on the Tilt Train rail journey to Central Queensland & the Great Southern Barrier Reef. On arrival at Rockhampton, you will be met and greeted by our local tour guide and transferred to your accommodation at Bayview Tower in Yeppoon. On arrival (approximately between 8-8:30pm) you will enjoy a complimentary bottle of wine and cheese plate on your balcony whilst listening to the relaxing sounds of the ocean and local wildlife.

Day 2: Monday

After a tasty breakfast we will enjoy a leisurely tour of the Capricorn Coast taking in sights of Bluff Rock and the beauty of the Causeway Lake. We will visit 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 Parks War Memorial. Dinner tonight we will be venturing out to enjoy the local cuisine.

  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner 

Day 3: Tuesday

After a nice hot cuppa and breakfast we take a short drive to Rosslyn Bay and set out on a day adventure to Great Keppel Island. The beauty of this magical paradise will astound you, pristine beaches and numerous coves and Bays. You will fall in love as you enjoy snorkelling, walking or just paddling along the beach. You will enjoy lunch at the Hideaway and relax into island life. Tonight you will be taken to Footlights Theatre & Restaurant where you will enjoy a 3 course meal and show. 

  • Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Day 4: Wednesday

After a hot breakfast we set out to explore the rich architectural heritage of Rockhampton – The Walter Reid Building, Customs House, City Hall, Archer Park Rail Station where statues talk & sing and we learn about trams and travel from Paris to Rockhampton while enjoying a cuppa, we will also visit the Zoo and Botanical Gardens. 

  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner 

Day 5: Thursday

After breakfast we will 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 creek’s & ancient cycads are not to be missed.

Experience the natural beauty of Waterpark Farm aboard an electric-powered vessel, “Water Dance”, drift along Waterpark Creek, passing through the Byfield Rainforest. You’ll see the stunning native fauna and flora of the region (Look out for the Byfield Fern, Azure Kingfisher, Water Dragons and the Krefft's River turtle) and learn more about the history of this area and our land.

A Safari bus will then be your chariot across our sprawling Tea Tree Plantation, where the scent of freshly cut Tea Tree perfumes the air. A tour of our distillery will give you a behind-the-scenes look at how we produce our pure Tea Tree oil, and you’ll learn all about its magical properties and myriad of uses. Join in the ‘Happy Hour’ fun before dinner tonight. 

  • Included Meals: Breakfast & Dinner 

Day 6: Friday

We will have a light continental breakfast before you head back to Rockhampton to catch the Tilt train home.

Dates and Prices


Round-trip departures from Brisbane

One twin/double room left

  • 10 - 15 March 2024

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 $1,259 per person / Single Traveller $1,569
  • Senior - Twin share $1,344 per person / Single Traveller $1,654
  • Adult - Twin share $1,411.50 per person / Single Traveller $1,721.50

Call us today on 1300 414 198! Ask about upgrading on the train for Business class seats.


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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 offers comfortable accommodation with modest facilities, and has a long standing reputation for exceptional, caring service. Here, guests can relax, enjoy and unwind in a boutique environment. Units are individually owned, and decor will vary across rooms allocated to all members of the group. All rooms are spacious and comfortable and offer air-conditioning and island views from a private balcony.


  • R​ooms are serviced once during your stay, generally on a Tuesday.
  • P​lease note Bayview Towers is a non smoking building. Smoking is only permitted off premises across the street of the building.
  • There are coin operated laundry facilities at Bayview Tower Yeppoon for use during your stay. Linen and towels are provided by the hotel.
  • Hotel rooms have a small kitchenette which has tea/coffee making facilities, toaster & microwave. Some units also have a small two burner cook tops which are on a request basis.
  • We have secured experienced local guides to show you the best of the Capricorn Coast.
  • Low level of fitness required to participate in this tour.
  • Minimum of 10 passengers required for tour to proceed.
  • Cancellations within 30 days of travel may incur fees, please talk to your travel consultant for full details.
  • Want to avoid the single supplement? If you're willing to share, we can suggest our travel buddies facebook page to assist with pairing you with another solo traveller. Subject to COVID-19 vaccination, availability of another guest of the same gender willing to share, otherwise a single room rate will apply.
  • Q​R has advised of confirmed track for 27 August 2023, train will be replaced with a bus from Brisbane departing at 10am and arrive in Rockhampton 8:15pm.
  • Please note that Queensland Rail periodically conduct planned and unplanned maintenance to tracks throughout the Queensland Rail network. Disruptions caused by this is out of Travel at 60s control. We will endeavour to advise you as soon as possible of the situation and alternative travel options.



Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply. 

Q​R has advised of confirmed track for 27 August 2023, train will be replaced with a bus from Brisbane departing at 10am and arrive in Rockhampton 8:15pm.

Non-Refundable deposit of $200 per person is required within 7 days of booking. 

Final payment due no later than 45 days prior to travel. 

  • Supplier Fees:
  • Any cancellation received between 30 and 14 days prior to travel will incur a 1 night cancellation fee.
  • Cancellations advised 14 days prior to travel will incur full cancellation fees (NIL refund). 
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