Savannahlander Gulf Savannah Tour

Trains of the Gulf Savannah – Queensland

Unforgettable adventures aboard iconic trains of the Gulf Savannah region. Experience the Gulflander Train, Savannahlander Train, 1950 Peckett Steam Train or the Kuranda Scenic Railway in Far North Queensland.

Trains Experiences of the Gulf Savannah – Far North Queensland

Embark on an unforgettable rail journey through the captivating landscapes of Far North Queensland‘s Gulf Savannah region, where nostalgia meets adventure aboard four iconic trains. Whether you’re a train enthusiast or simply seeking a unique way to explore this remote corner of Australia, these historic rail experiences promise to captivate your imagination and leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.

Cairns serves as the gateway to most of the trains, offering convenient access to these immersive rail adventures. However, for those seeking an extended journey, there are options to commence trips from Brisbane, opening up a world of exploration through Queensland’s diverse landscapes.

Gulflander Journey Through Queensland’s Gulf Savannah

The first stop on our rail odyssey is the Gulflander, a heritage train journey through Queensland’s Gulf Savannah. Departing from Normanton and winding its way to Croydon, this nostalgic ride offers a glimpse into Australia’s rail history while showcasing the region’s rich flora, fauna, and indigenous culture. Marvel at stunning Gulf Country sunsets and soak up the timeless charm of outback Australia aboard this iconic train.

Savannahlander Adventure in the Australian Outback

Next, embark on the Savannahlander Adventure in the Australian Outback, where remote landscapes and native wildlife await discovery. Traverse rugged terrain and engage with outback communities as you journey through the heart of the Australian Outback in vintage carriages reminiscent of a bygone era. This authentic rail experience promises an immersive adventure into the raw beauty of the outback, creating memories that will last a lifetime.

1905 Peckett Steam Train: A Journey Back in Time

For a journey back in time, step aboard the 1905 Peckett Steam Train and experience the elegance of early 20th-century rail travel. Wind through picturesque valleys and rivers while engaging with knowledgeable guides who bring the steam engine’s history to life. Perfect for families and history enthusiasts alike, this charming rail journey offers a delightful escape into the past.

Kuranda Scenic Railway: A Tropical Paradise Exploration

Finally, explore the lush rainforests of Tropical North Queensland aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway, a tropical paradise exploration like no other. Witness cascading waterfalls, delve into indigenous heritage, and explore the cultural delights of Kuranda Village. From the vibrant biodiversity of the rainforest to the breathtaking views of Barron Gorge National Park, this scenic railway journey promises an unforgettable experience immersed in the beauty of Far North Queensland.

Visitors are drawn to the region’s natural beauty and numerous attractions, including the Kuranda Scenic Railway, the Atherton Forest Mountain Bike Park, the Mareeba Wetlands, and the popular waterfalls circuit. It is well worth a visit to Kuranda. Best known for the Kuranda Skyrail, the world’s longest gondola cableway takes you a 90-minute, 7.5km journey through and over some of the most beautiful natural rainforests. There is also the Kuranda Scenic Railway, travel on the historic train to Barron Gorge National Park for beautiful views of the sea and Cairns coastline. While in Kuranda, enjoy the markets, butterfly sanctuary, and an abundance of places to eat. Why not do a package with the best of Far North Queensland, scenic flight over the Great Barrier Reef and visit Kuranda via the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and then return by the Kuranda Scenic Railway?

With so much to see and do, a train tour in the Gulf of Savannah is the ideal way to explore this unique and beautiful region. Whether you’re drawn to the nostalgia of historic trains or the allure of Far North Queensland’s natural beauty and diverse culture, these rail adventures promise an unforgettable journey into the heart of Australia’s Gulf Savannah. Enjoy a Train Tour in the Gulf Savannah, the ideal way to explore this unique and beautiful region that offers visitors to the Cairns region a chance to experience the natural beauty and diverse culture of Far North Queensland.

Normanton Railway Station Gulf Savannah Tour
Heritage-listed railway station for the Gulflander line
Gulf Savannah Tour