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                                                             Feed the lorikeets at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
                                                                                                                  A U ST R A L I A
                                                                                                                  – Brisbane
                                                                                                                  Fraser Island
                                                                                                                  To the north of Brisbane you'll find
                                                                                                                  enigmatic Fraser Island. This World
                                                                                                                  Heritage-listed national park is the
                                                                                                                  world's largest sand island. Explore
                                                                                                                  Fraser on a 4WD adventure or guided
                                                                                                                  nature tour from award-winning eco
                                                                                                                  resort, Kingfisher Bay. See pages 54
                                                                                                                  and 56 for details.

                                                                                                                  The Gold Coast
                                                                                                                  Just a 1-hour drive south of Brisbane
                                                                                                                  is Australia’s lifestyle capital, the Gold




       Brisbane
                                                                                                                  Coast. See page 55. Relax on golden
                                                                                                                  sand beaches and meet the locals over
                                                                                                                  a beer at friendly Surf Life Saving Clubs.
                                                                                                                  Cuddle a koala at Australia’s leading

Gold Coast & Fraser Island                                                                                        wildlife sanctuary or take a winery tour
                                                                                                                  at Mt Tamborine. Nestled in Lamington
                                                                                                                  National Park is O’Reilly’s Rainforest
For the ultimate Australian lifestyle atmosphere, visit Southern
                                                                                                                  Guesthouse. See page 56 for details.
Queensland —where the Aussies vacation. This area enjoys an
enviable climate of warm, bright summers and mild winters.                                                        Wildlife
                                                                                                                  Southern Queensland also offers
                                                               Brisbane                                           some of the best access to native
                                                           Young and vibrant Brisbane, the capital                animals in Australia. Have your photo
                                                           city of Queensland, provides an exciting               taken cuddling a koala and hand-
                                                           cosmopolitan city experience. Brisbane                 feeding kangaroos and their joeys
                                                           is the hub of sophisticated shopping,                  at a nature reserve.
                                                           alfresco dining, entertainment and
                                                           nightlife. Be sure to visit the Australia
                                                           Zoo—home of TV’s Crocodile Hunter.
                                                           See page 53 for details on “The
                                                           Crocodile Hunter,” included in our
                                                           Brisbane Discovery Stay.
Queensland is one of the only places you can actually
cuddle a koala!




Local “nippers”— Queensland surf life savers in training
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                                                                                       Brisbane Discovery – A U ST R A L I A                                                                            •   53


                         Brisbane


                                                                                                                           Discover
                                                                                                                                      DAY 1: ARRIVE BRISBANE—AFTERNOON
                                                                                                                                      CITY SIGHTS, KOALA SANCTUARY &
                                                                                                                                      LOOKOUT
                                                                                                                                      You will be met and transferred to your choice
                                                                                                                                      of hotel by private car. This afternoon, be met
                                                                                                                                      by your tour guide and begin your discovery of
                                                                                                                                      the attractions in the city center, contained within
                                                                                                                                      a single bend of the Brisbane River. Pass the
                                                                                                                                      Queensland Performing Arts Complex and the
                                                                                                                                      Southbank precinct. Travel on to Lone Pine Koala
                                                                                                                                      Sanctuary, where you will have time to stroll
                                                                                                                                      around the park at your leisure and have your
                                                                                                                                      photograph taken with a koala (own expense).
                                                                                                                                      Travel on to Mt Coot-tha Lookout for a spectacular
                                                                                                                                      view of the city before returning to the city
                                                                                                                                      and your hotel. Overnight: Hotel Ibis Brisbane
                                                                                                                                      (standard), Novotel Brisbane (first class) or
                                                                                                                                      Sofitel Brisbane (deluxe) for 2 nights

                                                                                                                                      DAY 2: AUSTRALIA ZOO—HOME TO TV’S
                                                                                                                                      CROCODILE HUNTER
                                                                                                                                      Today you will experience some of the best
Cuddle a koala at the Koala Sanctuary                                                                                                 that Queensland's Sunshine Coast has to offer.
                                                                                                                                      This region has many attractions besides its
                                                                  BRISBANE DISCOVERY                                                  beaches, such as Australia Zoo—home of TV's
Brisbane is Queensland’s                                          3 Days/2 Nights                                                     Crocodile Hunter. You will have time to explore
                                                                                                                                      this unique attraction and see the exciting
young, cosmopolitan city with                                     Price Includes                                                      crocodile feeding show, before heading out to
                                                                  • 2 nights Brisbane                                                 explore more of the Sunshine Coast. Underwater
a pace that’s relaxed and casual.                                 • Return private car transfers—airport/hotel                        World has 262 feet of underwater tunnels and
                                                                  • Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary                                         a whole world of exotic undersea life (entry at
Explore Brisbane with this                                        • Brisbane afternoon city highlights
                                                                                                                                      your own expense). There is time to stroll along
                                                                                                                                      the beach at Mooloolaba and explore the shops
Discover Brisbane Stopover—                                       • Crocodile feeding at TV’s famous                                  before returning to your Brisbane hotel. (B)
                                                                    Crocodile Hunter’s Australia Zoo
and extend your stay with                                         • 2 breakfasts                                                      DAY 3: DEPART BRISBANE
                                                                                                                                      You will be met and transferred this morning
a visit to the Gold Coast!                                            You have a choice in Brisbane of three                          to the Brisbane Airport to connect with your
                                                                                                                                      onward flight. (B)
                                                                      different conveniently located 3, 4 or 5 star
See page 55 for details.                                              hotels. See below for your hotel choices.                       Departs: Daily




Sofitel Brisbane                                                  Novotel Brisbane                                                    Hotel Ibis Brisbane
(formerly Sheraton Brisbane Hotel)
                                                                  Location: 200 Creek Street. Within easy walking                     Location: 27–35 Turbot Street. Located in the Brisbane
Location: 249 Turbot Street. Centrally located, just a            distance to the Queen Street Mall shops and                         Central Business District.
short walk to the vibrant Brisbane Queen Street Mall.             restaurants.                                                        Facilities: 218 air-conditioned rooms with refrigerator,
Facilities: 410 air-conditioned rooms with cable TV,              Facilities: 296 air-conditioned rooms with heating,                 TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, hairdryer, iron and
mini bar, direct-dial telephone, hairdryer, iron and              mini bar, tea/coffee-making facilities, direct-dial                 direct-dial telephone. Hotel features a restaurant,
tea/coffee-making facilities. Hotel features restaurants,         telephone, hairdryer and iron. Hotel features                       bar and 24-hour reception.
bars, coffee shop, pool, spa, sauna, nightclub and                restaurants, bars, pool, fitness center, sauna and
24-hour room service.                                             parking.
Honeymoon Bonus: Bottle of Australian sparkling wine                                                                                     Qantas Vacations View: Smaller rooms, but
on arrival (must be requested at time of reservation).                                                                                   great value, with a prime city location.
                                                                      Qantas Vacations View: Quality hotel, great
                                                                      location. Minutes to everything.
   Qantas Vacations View: Close to Queen Street                                                                                       Brisbane Discovery Stay 3 Days/2 Nights
   Mall, shopping, theaters and nightlife.                                                                                            Price per person US$:
                                                                  Brisbane Discovery Stay 3 Days/2 Nights                             Persons in room                              Double      Single
                                                                  Price per person US$:                                               1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
Brisbane Discovery Stay 3 Days/2 Nights                           Persons in room                              Double      Single     Standard Room                                 $319       $489
Price per person US$:                                             1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
                                                                                                                                      Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
Persons in room                              Double      Single   Superior Room                                 $399       $619
1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07                                                Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
Classic Room                                  $437       $707
Club Room                                     $489       $817
Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
54 • A U ST R A L I A – Brisbane & Fraser Island Discovery

Brisbane & Fraser Island



                                                                                                                            4WD adventure, Fraser Island




                                                      Dingo at Lake McKenzie, Fraser Island                                   75 Mile Beach, Fraser Island


   World Heritage Fraser Island,      BRISBANE & FRASER ISLAND
                                      DISCOVERY
   the world’s largest sand island,
                                      4 Days/3 Nights
   is a miracle of nature, famous     Price Includes
   for its ancient rainforests,       ❑ 2 nights Brisbane
                                      ❑ 1 night Fraser Island
   mighty sand dunes, pristine        ❑ 2 day/1 night guided 4WD escorted tour
                                      ❑ Private car transfer hotel to airport
   freshwater lakes and streams       ❑ 3 breakfasts (B), 2 lunches (L), 1 dinner (D)
   and an abundance of birds          DAY 1: ARRIVE BRISBANE                                  Medina Executive Brisbane
                                      On arrival you will be met and transferred to
   and free-roaming wildlife.         your accommodation. Day at leisure in Brisbane.
                                      Overnight: Medina Executive Brisbane                    Location: 15 Ivory Lane, adjacent to the Story Bridge
   Offshore, humpback whales                                                                  and a short stroll to Brisbane's finest cafés, restaurants
                                                                                              and clubs. Nearby Fortitude Valley and New Farm
                                      DAY 2: BRISBANE—FRASER ISLAND
   play in the protected waters       Travel to Fraser Island via Rainbow Beach, then by
                                      purpose-built 4WD onto Fraser Island, the world's
                                                                                              offer a cosmopolitan mix of dining and shopping.
                                                                                              Facilities: 162 air-conditioned rooms and apartments
                                                                                              with mini bar, direct dial telephone, television,
   of Hervey Bay from August to       largest sand island. Travel along 75 Mile Beach, and
                                      take in the magnificent perched lakes and rainforest    in-house movies, kitchenette (Studios), fully equipped
                                      before arriving at Eurong Beach Resort and your         kitchen (Apartments) and hairdryer. Hotel features
   October. On the ocean side of      accommodation for the evening. Overnight: Fraser        restaurant, bar, limited room service, pool, fitness
                                      Island, Eurong Beach Resort (B,L,D)                     center, spa and sauna.
   the island, the endless sands                                                              Bonus: Stay 5 nights, pay 4. Valid 1 May 06–31 Aug 06
                                                                                              and 15 Dec 06–31 Jan 07.
                                      DAY 3: FRASER ISLAND—BRISBANE
   of 75 Mile Beach stretch           Following breakfast, continue on a 4WD tour of
                                      the island to see the famous shipwrecks, colored           Qantas Vacations View: Great value for money,
   beyond the horizon.                sands, freshwater creeks and lakes before returning
                                      to Rainbow Beach and on to Brisbane. Overnight:
                                                                                                 this hotel is situated on the Brisbane River.

                                      Brisbane, Medina Executive Brisbane (B,L)               Brisbane and Fraser Island Discovery Stay
                                                                                              4 Days/3 Nights
                                      DAY 4: DEPART BRISBANE                                  Price per person US$:
        Experience one of our         You will be met and transferred to the airport
                                                                                              Persons in Room                              Double      Single
       Fraser Island vacations,       to connect with your onward flight. (B)
                                                                                              1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07                            $697       $967
        here and on page 56.          Departs: Daily                                          Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
                                                                                              Tour can also depart from Gold Coast hotels.




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                                                                                  Gold Coast Getaway – A U ST R A L I A                                                                               •   55

Gold Coast Getaway                                                                                                                  GOLD COAST GETAWAY
                                                                                                                                    3 Days/2 Nights
                                                                                                                                    Price Includes
                                                                                                                                    ❑ 2 nights Gold Coast
                                                                                                                                    ❑ Private car transfers Coolangatta Airport—
                                                                                                                                      Gold Coast hotel (return)
                                                                                                                                    ❑ Full-day excursion to Tamborine Mountain
                                                                                                                                      and O’Reilly’s Rainforest region
                                                                                                                                    ❑ 2 breakfasts (B)

                                                                                                                                    DAY 1: ARRIVE GOLD COAST
                                                                                                                                    Today you will be met at the airport and transferred
                                                                                                                                    to your 5-star hotel on the Gold Coast. The day
                                                                                                                                    is yours to enjoy. We suggest a stroll along the
                                                                                                                                    Esplanade for some souvenir shopping, drinks at
                                                                                                                                    sunset at one of the many vibrant alfresco cafés
                                                                                                                                    along the beach, and dinner at one of the multi-
                                                                                                                                    award winning cosmopolitan restaurants (activities,
                                                                                                                                    own expense). Overnight: Your choice of Gold Coast
                                                                                                                                    Hotel for 2 nights

                                                                                                                                    DAY 2: MT. TAMBORINE AND O’REILLY’S
                                                                                                                                    Travel with your driver/guide this morning through
                                                                                                                                    tranquil World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park,
                                                                                                                                    with its spectacular panoramic views and hundreds of
                                                                                                                                    miles of walking trails. Stroll along Gallery Walk—
                                                                                                                                    the home of Mt. Tamborine’s unique local arts and
                                                                                                                                    craft shops. Take a walk through the rainforest
                                                                                                                                    canopy on the “Tree-Top Walk” or visit the nearby
                                                                                                                                    botanic gardens. Browse through O’Reilly’s Guesthouse
                                                                                                                                    and view displays of the early settlers and the
                                                                                                                                    Stinson plane crash. Lunch (own expense) before
                                                                                                                                    returning to your hotel. (B)

                                                                                                                                    DAY 3: DEPART GOLD COAST
                                                                                                                                    Today you will be met and transferred by private
                                                                                                                                    car to the Coolangatta Airport to connect with
                                                                                                                                    your onward flight. (B)

                                                                                                                                    Departs: Daily

                                        There are many Gold Coast hotels available—ask for details




Palazzo Versace Gold Coast                                        Sofitel Gold Coast                                                Sheraton Mirage Gold Coast
                                                                  (formerly Grand Mercure Hotel Broadbeach)
Location: Sea World Drive. Overlooking the                                                                                          Location: Sea World Drive. Absolute beachfront.
Broadwater, next to Marina Mirage Shopping Complex.               Location: 81 Surf Parade, atop the Oasis Shopping                 Facilities: 293 air-conditioned rooms with mini bar,
Facilities: 230 air-conditioned rooms and condominiums            Center in the Broadbeach Mall with easy beach                     refrigerator, tea/coffee-making facilities, direct-dial
with mini bar, balcony, in-room safe, refrigerator,               access and a monorail ride to the Casino. Pacific Fair            telephone, in-house movies, cable TV, hairdryer
tea/coffee-making facilities, TV, in-house movies,                Shopping Center is close by. All rooms feature private            and bathrobes. Property features restaurants,
telephone, hairdryer, spa, iron and bathrobes. Butler             balconies with ocean or river/hinterland views.                   bars, coffee shop, 24-hour room service, BBQ area,
service on request—payable direct. Property features              Facilities: 293 air-conditioned rooms with balcony,               pool, tennis courts, fitness center, spa, sauna,
restaurants, bars, coffee shop, 24-hour room service,             mini bar, direct dial telephone, television, in-house             health spa center, shops, tour desk and parking.
pool, fitness and health spa center, spa, sauna, water            movies, tea/coffee making facilities and radio. Hotel             Bonus: Stay 5 or more nights and receive full buffet
sports, tour desk and parking.                                    features restaurant, bars, 24-hour room service, pool,            breakfast daily for up to 2 people.
Value: Full breakfast daily, access to Salus per                  fitness center, spa, sauna and parking.
Aquum Spa (adults only) and daily newspaper.                      Bonus: Stay 3 or more nights and receive breakfast                   Qantas Vacations View: A haven of relaxation
Honeymoon Bonus: Complimentary chocolates.                        daily for 2 people and upgrade to Superior Ocean                     on Australia’s exciting Gold Coast.
                                                                  View Room (subject to availability).
   Qantas Vacations View: Unique Versace design                   Honeymoon Bonus: Bottle of Australian sparkling wine.
                                                                                                                                    Gold Coast Getaway 3 Days/2 Nights
   and flawless service—right on the Broadwater.
                                                                                                                                    Price per person US$:
                                                                     Qantas Vacations View: One of the premier hotels
                                                                                                                                    Persons in Room                              Double      Single
Gold Coast Getaway 3 Days/2 Nights                                   on the Gold Coast, a truly world-class facility.
                                                                                                                                    1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
Price per person US$:                                                                                                               Garden Room                                   $517       $909
Persons in Room                              Double      Single   Gold Coast Getaway 3 Days/2 Nights                                Lagoon Room                                   $569       $1019
1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07                                                Price per person US$:                                             Oasis Room                                    $607       $1089
Superior Room                                 $599       $1057    Persons in Room                              Double      Single   Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.            1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
                                                                  Superior River View Room                      $387       $657
                                                                  Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.
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56 • A U ST R A L I A – Lamington National Park & Fraser Island

Lamington National Park




                                                                                                                                includes 2 nights



  Overlooking beautiful Lamington National Park

  WORLD HERITAGE RAINFOREST                                  participate in the day’s guided activities with full
                                                             or half-day guided walks and a 4WD bus trip to
  LAMINGTON NATIONAL PARK                                    a scenic lookout. In the evening, choose between
                                                             a night tour or an audiovisual presentation. (B)
  & FRASER ISLAND
  5 Days/4 Nights                                            DAY 3: LAMINGTON NATIONAL PARK—
                                                             KINGFISHER BAY
  Price Includes                                             Today, spend the early morning exploring the
  ❑ 2 nights accommodation at O’Reilly’s Rainforest          magnificent rainforest with O’Reilly’s guides. After              O’Reilly’s Rainforest Guesthouse
    Guesthouse with full buffet breakfast daily,             check-out, you will be transferred to Brisbane to
    bottle of sparkling wine on arrival, 4WD bus             connect with your Tilt Train transfer to Kingfisher
                                                             Bay. On arrival, explore the resort, swim in the heated           Location: In World Heritage Lamington National Park,
    excursions, guided walks, nocturnal and Glow                                                                               11/2 hrs from Surfers Paradise, 2 hrs from Brisbane.
                                                             pool, go bush walking or try your luck at fishing,
    Worm walks, video presentations on natural               sailing, canoeing or tennis. In the evening, join a               Facilities: 67 rooms with overhead fan, heating,
    history, birds and animals, Tree-Top walkway             ranger spotlighting for native animals, take in a                 balcony, tea/coffee-making facilities. Property features
    as well as morning and afternoon teas                    slide show, or enjoy entertainment and the cocktail               a coffee shop, restaurant, bar, pool, spa, sauna,
  ❑ 2 nights accommodation at Kingfisher Bay                 of the day (included) in our Maheno lounge.                       nightly films or slide shows in the rainforest theater
    Resort with full buffet breakfast daily, welcome         Overnight: Kingfisher Bay Resort for 2 nights (B)                 and parking facilities.
    drink on arrival, ranger guided walks and a
                                                             DAY 4: KINGFISHER BAY—4WD TOURING                                    Qantas Vacations View: So many activities for all
    full day 4WD tour of Fraser Island including
                                                             Join an interesting early morning bird walk. Enjoy                   ages included in the price – something for everyone!
    lunch and refreshments
                                                             breakfast in Maheno’s Restaurant. Relax in a modern
  ❑ All transfers
                                                             air-conditioned 4WD coach while a ranger takes you
  ❑ 4 breakfasts (B), 1 lunch (L)                            to discover amazing pockets of rainforest growing in
                                                                                                                                includes 2 nights
  ❑ Private car transfer hotel to airport                    sand, crystal-clear fresh-water lakes, shipwrecks and
                                                             colored sands. You’ll drive along one of the world’s
  DAY 1: BRISBANE—LAMINGTON                                  most spectacular highways—75-Mile Beach—and
  NATIONAL PARK                                              learn the fascinating history of Fraser Island. Lunch
  You will be met at Brisbane Airport by your driver         and refreshments are provided on your tour. Back at
  (pick-up can also be organized from city hotels and        the resort, stroll along the beach, watch the sun set
  railway station). Today, you’ll travel to one of the       over the sea, or sip champagne under a clear night
  world’s great subtropical rainforests—World                sky lit by a myriad of sparkling stars. (B,L)
  Heritage Lamington National Park—climbing to
  3000 feet above sea level and O’Reilly’s Plateau.          DAY 5: DEPART KINGFISHER BAY
  On arrival at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Guesthouse,            After breakfast, and depending upon your travel
  enjoy a brief tour of the guesthouse and its facilities.   arrangements, you will depart the island for your
  Then get ready to explore the magnificent rainforest       onward journey or enjoy a morning at leisure at
  and its many attractions. Walk through the treetops        the resort. Transfer back to Brisbane is included.                Kingfisher Bay Resort
  on the famous Tree-Top Walk and inspect the extensive      (B)
  display of plants and flowers in the nearby botanical
  gardens. As the sun sets this evening, enjoy a glass       Departs: Daily from Brisbane                                      Location: Fraser Island’s sheltered west coast.
  of Australian sparkling wine awaiting you in your          World Heritage Rainforest Lamington National                      Facilities: 152 air-conditioned hotel rooms and
  room on arrival. Overnight: O’Reilly’s Rainforest                                                                            110 villas with balconies, full cooking facilities
                                                             Park & Fraser Island 5 Days/4 Nights                              (villas only), telephone, tea/coffee-making facilities
  Guesthouse, Lamington National Park for 2 nights           Price per person US$:                                             and TV. Resort features restaurants, bars, pools,
                                                             Persons in Room                              Double      Single   spa, tennis courts, gamerooms and tour desk.
  DAY 2: LAMINGTON NATIONAL PARK
  Start the day with O’Reilly’s famous birdwalk              1 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
  (optional) and meet the hundreds of birds that             Resort Room/Mountain View Room                $1119      $1717       Qantas Vacations View: This hotel has had a
  visit each morning to feed around the guesthouse.          Note: Prices are “from” and seasonal surcharges apply.               complete refurbishment and offers the best
  At breakfast, a rainforest guide will invite you to                                                                             access to Fraser Island.



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                       Queensland Sightseeing & Rail Journey – A U ST R A L I A                                                                                           •   57

                                                          The Sunlander


STORY BRIDGE ADVENTURE
CLIMB
Your climb adventure begins 15 minutes prior to
the scheduled departure time, when your climb
leader will explain the route and safety procedures.                                                                                          Townsville
Once you are attached to the static line, your                                                                                                  Whitsundays
adventure begins, taking you to the top of the                                                                                           Mackay
bridge, approximately 262 feet above sea level,                     Check out The Tilt Train
with an awe-inspiring 360-degree view of Brisbane.                                                                                    Rockhampton              Heron
Your 21/2-hour Story Bridge Adventure Climb is an              and all our exciting rail journeys at                                                           Island
experience with a difference, challenging and safe.                                                                                       Gladstone
                                                                  www.qantasvacations.com                                                                        Fraser
Morning, day, and night climbs available.                                                                                                     Hervey Bay         Island
                                                                                                                                                 Brisbane


                                                                                                               The Sunlander shines bright as one of
                                                                                                               Australia’s most endearing rail journeys,
                                                                                                               weaving its way along the incredible
                                                                                                               northeastern coastline. It’s a relaxing
                                                                                                               journey that runs between Brisbane—
                                                                                                               Queensland’s tropical capital—and
                                                                                                               Cairns, where the Great Barrier Reef
                                                                                                               meets the timeless Daintree wilderness.
                                                         Awaken to rich dawn light and warm personal service
                                                                                                               THE SUNLANDER
WHALE WATCHING CRUISE
On this 2 hour cruise, you have the chance to see                                                              2 Days/1 Night
majestic humpback whales frolicking in the warm
waters of the Pacific Ocean. A luxury catamaran allows                                                         Price Includes
360-degree viewing and a stable ride. Experienced                                                              ❑ Accommodation in Queenslander Class
eco-guides will assist you to spot the whales, and                                                               twin berth sleeping compartments
give you information on these magnificent creatures.                                                           ❑ Use of Queenslander Class lounge car
Tour includes hotel transfers, morning tea and full
commentary. Tour operates June to November and                                                                 ❑ All meals in exclusive onboard restaurant
departs at 9:00am.                                                                                               (excluding drinks)

                                                                                                               DAY 1: DEPART BRISBANE ON THE SUNLANDER
                                                              Entertainment in the Queenslander Class lounge   This morning make your way to the railway station
                                                                                                               and board The Sunlander for your journey to Cairns.
                                                                                                               Admire breathtaking scenery from the comfort of
                                                                                                               your own room in the exclusive Queenslander Class
                                                                                                               on the train. Enjoy delicious, multi-course meals
                                                                                                               prepared by the onboard chef and relax in the
                                                                                                               social lounge car. Overnight: The Sunlander,
                                                                                                               Queenslander Class (B,L,D)

                                                                                                               DAY 2: ARRIVE CAIRNS
                                                                                                               After a hearty breakfast and tasty lunch, enjoy
                                                                                                               stunning views as you trundle through Tropical
                                                                                                               North Queensland towards Cairns, arriving
                                                                                                               approximately 4:00pm. (B,L)
                                                                        Relaxed meals aboard The Sunlander     The Sunlander Departs:

CROC EXPRESS TOUR                                          Each Queenslander Class berth is air                    From Brisbane: 8:55am Sunday and Thursday,
On this 7 hour tour, you will be transported from                                                                  arriving Cairns 4:00pm Monday and Friday
                                                           conditioned, with a comfortable sofa that
your accommodation to the majestic Glasshouse                                                                      From Cairns: 8:35am Tuesday and Saturday,
Mountains with a visit to Australia Zoo, the home          converts to two cozy upper and lower
                                                                                                                   arriving Brisbane 3:25pm Wednesday and Sunday
of TV’s Crocodile Hunter. You’ll have 5 hours to be        berths at night; wardrobe, vanity sink,
thrilled and amazed by the wild crocodile handfeeding
displays, and fascinated by Australia’s many snakes,       and mirror; bedside reading lights,                 The Sunlander 2 Days/1 Night
many of them the most venomous in the world!               linens and towels—and a host of extras.             Price per person US$:
You will also have time to see an Aussie dingo,            Berths also feature a panoramic window,             Persons in Room/Cabin                   Double    Single
handfeed kangaroos and have a personal encounter                                                               01 Apr 06–31 Mar 07
with a koala and many other Australian animals.            plus speaker, so you can relax and enjoy
                                                                                                               Brisbane—Cairns (or Cairns—Brisbane)     $707      $849
Tour departs daily from Brisbane at 9:30am.                the commentary. Showers and toilets
Tour Code: B7                                              are located at the end of each carriage.

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