Join a group of like-minded individuals for six days of 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, most meals and daily touring — all shared with a great group of travellers!
Could you do with a coastal getaway?
Get together with your friends and join us on this exclusive Travel at 60 community getaway. With most meals, transfers, accommodation plus tours included, everything is arranged you just need to bring the fun. Highlights include a day trip to Great Keppel Island, dinner and a show at the Footlights Theatre as well as a visit to the Rockhampton Zoo and Botanical Gardens. Call us today on 1300 414 198!
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.
Round-trip departures from Brisbane:
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!
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Please note the following itinerary is subject to change without notice.
Day 1: Monday
Depart on your 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: Tuesday
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. Tonight you will be taken to Footlights Theatre & Restaurant where you will enjoy a 3 course meal and show.
Day 3: Wednesday
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 by Fast Cat. There is an abundance of tropical marine life to be enjoyed either by glass bottom boat or just snorkeling and paddling along the beach. After lunch we will explore the island, its beauty will astound you, pristine beaches and numerous coves and Bays. You will fall in love with this magical island. Dinner tonight we will be venturing out to enjoy the local cuisine.
Day 4: Thursday
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.
Day 5: Friday
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. We will 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. Join in the ‘Happy Hour’ fun before dinner tonight.
Day 6: Saturday
We will have a light continental breakfast before you head back to Rockhampton to catch the train home.
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.