Capricorn Coast Escape Rail Package

Southern Great Barrier Reef

 

Stretching from the Southern Great Barrier Reef in the east to the Sandstone Wilderness in the west, our world is a place which is easy to find but where you can just as easily lose yourself in island perfection, superior reefs, secluded beaches, towering escarpments, arresting rainforests and dramatic landscapes.

Come and relax while taking in the tranquillity of Yeppoon. 

Our package includes: Island view accommodation with your own private balcony, breakfast and dinner daily and be part of our nightly 
entertainment where you can sing and dance the night away! Come join us here for 2020 & 2021
 
Need that week away?  This great valued package includes a return journey from Brisbane to Rockhampton on the Tilt Train.
 
Are you a Solo Traveller? We can accommodation Solo Travellers if you're willing to share.  Subject to availability of another guest
and same gender willing to share.
 

Inclusions
 

  • 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


All accommodation units face the Pacific Ocean and feature a balcony for you to enjoy gazing over Great Keppel Bay Islands.
Beautifully Simple & Simply Beautiful 6 Day short break away.
 

Travel Dates 2021
                          

  • 16 MAR TO 21 MAR 2021 * SOLD OUT                                    
  • 11 MAY TO 16 MAY 2021
  • 25 MAY TO 30 MAY 2021
  • 15 JUN TO 20 MAY 2021
  • 22 JUN TO 27 JUN 2021
  • 29 JUN TO 04 JUL 2021
  • 06 JUL TO 11 JUL 2021
  • 13 JUL TO 18 JUL 2021
  • 27 JUL TO 01 AUG 2021 * 2 ROOMS LEFT

 

Are you a Queensland Pensioner?


Queensland Pension Concession Card holders are eligible to receive four Queensland Pension rail travel entitlements each calendar year. 
 
 

Package Price

 
Adult - Twin Share $1090 per person economy on the train / $1148.50 per person Business class on the train
Seniors - Twin Share $990 per person economy on the train/ $1020 per person Business class on the train
Pensioners - Twin Share $934 per person Business class on the train. 
2021 PRICES WILL BE INCREASED.   Price will change in the coming weeks for next years dates.
 
CALL Bev @ 1300272844 | 0447744157 to check for availability 
Or Email: sales@bevwillscruiseholidays.travel
 
 

Itinerary
 

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 Yeppoon to 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 practicing 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.
 

 

Tilt Train
 

The Tilt Train is a comfortable and smooth journey along the east coast line from Brisbane to Rockhampton.
The Tilt Train is a high speed electric train offering regular services from Brisbane to Bundaberg & Rockhampton.
Take the Tilt train to Hervey Bay for a spot of whale watching or explore World Heritage Listed Fraser Island.
You can take it on further north to the beaches of 1770 and the Capricorn Coast.
 
You have the option of Economy or Business seating, with complimentary Wifi available. 
Stretch your legs and the visit the Galley, where you can purchase a selection of meals and refreshments while on board.
Alternatively, an in-seat trolley service is available throughout the journey.
 
Economy Seat
 
The Economy Seat Carriage features reclinable seats, with two by two seating configuration. *(While Covid19 restrictions are on the
seating is limited.  There will be spacing between each passenger)
  • Comfortable recline seat
  • Fold down table, reading light and foot rest
  • Overhead lockers and luggage racks
  • USB charging port available at each seat
  • Drinking fountains and toilet facilities locate at the end of each carriage
  • Accessibility facilities are available
     

Business Seat

The Business Seat Carriage features roomy reclinable seats, allowing you to stretch out.

  • Comfortable larger recline seat
  • Complimentary juice and newspaper when onboard
  • Fold down table, reading light and foot rest
  • Overhead lockers and luggage racks
  • 240 volt power point
  • drinking fountain and toilet facilities located at the end of the carriage
  • Accessibility facilities are available

 

 

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