Vintage Rail Journeys - Golden West Rail Tour

TOUR DATES

13-17 February 2022

13-17 March 2022

10-14 April 2022

11-15 September 2022

9-13 October 2022

6-10 November 2022

19-23 February 2023

19-23 March 2023

16-20 April 2023

This exceptional journey through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery features sandstone cliffs by the Hawkesbury River, the stunning coastline to Newcastle, the wide expanse and starlit skies of the Central West and the Jurassic rainforest of the Blue Mountains.

The Experience

Step back in time with the team at Vintage Rail Journeys and travel in style on board a fleet of newly restored 1960s ex-Southern Aurora sleeping carriages.

Celebrate Australia’s diverse history and rich culture with visits to regional towns, gardens and attractions. You will also travel on rail lines which don’t have scheduled passenger services, making this a real adventure.

This exceptional journey through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery features sandstone cliffs by the Hawkesbury River, the stunning coastline of Newcastle, the far regions of the Central West and the Jurassic rainforest of the Blue Mountains.

A journey highlighting the best that New South Wales has to offer. Relax aboard our refurbished 1960s sleeping train. Stroll around the Hunter Valley wineries, roam the spectacular Mayfield Garden, all the while sampling the finest local produce that the region has to offer.

Unpack only once and enjoy everything that slow rail touring provides.

Highlights

  • A ‘Riverboat Postman’ cruise on the Hawkesbury River

  • The Hunter Valley

  • Werris Creek

  • Orange Heritage

  • Mayfield Garden

  • Kandos and the Capertee Valley

  • Blue Mountains Villages

ALL INCLUSIVE – NO HIDDEN COSTS 

  • Sleep on the train in restored ex-Southern Aurora Sleeping carriages. Your private compartment converts to a day travel configuration
  • Dining and Lounge carriages are available when travelling
  • Meals are as listed in the tour itinerary. Meals served on the train are freshly prepared by our on board chef using local ingredients from each region
  • Sightseeing is included in private chartered coaches at each stop for off train excursions, and we also offer the unique ‘Aurora Explorer’ concept.

5 DAYS & 4 NIGHTS

  • Commences: Central Station, Sydney
    at 9:00am on Sunday
  • Concludes: Central Station, Sydney at 6:30pm on Thursday

PRICING

  • Twinette: $4,250 per person
  • Roomette (solo): $4,250 per person

Fares listed above are valid from 1st June 2021

* Prices are subject to change. *2022 season prices ex-Central Station, Sydney. Cancellation Policy – If we are unable to run the tour due to COVID-19, we will provide a full credit for payment made by you, for one of our later tours