Southern Downs Railway - Warwick to Wallangarra

Southern Downs Railway - Warwick to Wallangarra

Experience a trip down memory lane on this short historical tour travelling from Warwick to Wallangarra on the lovingly restored Heritage C17 Steam Locomotive. This unique heritage railway trip enables you to sit back and enjoy the sheer beauty of the Darling Downs and Granite belt.

Experience a trip down memory lane on this short historical tour travelling from Warwick to Wallangarra on the lovingly restored Heritage C17 Steam Locomotive. This unique heritage railway trip enables you to sit back and enjoy the sheer beauty of the Darling Downs and Granite Belt.

 

All Coach

3 days

 

Ultimate Experiences

• All aboard the Southern Downs Steam Railway from Warwick to Wallangarra

• Lunch at the iconic Rudds Pub

• Learn more of Sister Kenny and her remarkable work

• Visit the surprising sunflower town of Allora

 

INCLUSIONS

• Ensuite accommodation – twin share basis

• Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

• 7 quality meals

• Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

• Entries and attractions as shown

• Modern luxury tour coach

• Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess

 

*As per conditions

 

 

 

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Day 1

Brisbane – Nobby – Warwick
Travel via Toowoomba and down through Greenmount to see relics of the past including a replica of Steele Rudd’s Shingle Hut. Enjoy lunch at Rudd’s Pub which was named one of Queensland’s Best Bush Pubs in recent years. Here you can also view the photos and memorabilia that adorn the walls and learn about the amazing work of Sister Elizabeth Kenny who pioneered the treatment of infantile paralysis - a real Saint in the eyes of polio victims. Take in the stunning scenery with the area’s patchwork countryside as you travel to Allora before a visit to Warwick & District Historical Society Museum Complex. See the sandstone Pringle Cottage which was built around 1870 and collections of photographs, farming equipment and buildings featuring furniture and household items representing over 130 years of family life.

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Day 2

Southern Downs Steam Railway – Tenterfield
After an early breakfast, nostalgia abounds. Join the historic Southern Downs Steam Train from Warwick to Wallangarra. You will have glimpses of the sheer beauty in this area as you travel along the train tracks and climb the Silverwood Range to Dalveen and on to The Summit, recognised as Queensland’s Railway Station with the highest altitude. Stop for a short break in Stanthorpe before continuing your train journey through the Granite Belt, arriving into Wallangarra where lunch will be served in the Railway Refreshment Rooms. Re-board our coach and travel to Tenterfield.

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Day 3

Tenterfield – Brisbane
After breakfast, travel the Bruxner Highway through the beautiful country communities of Tabulam, Mallanganee and Mummulgum before a catered morning tea at Windara Tearooms in Casino. Continue your journey along the rolling hills of the Northern Rivers area and on to Ocean Shores. Enjoy lunch before travelling back into Brisbane where your crew will ensure that your transfers have been arranged. Thank you for joining us on this short break away. We look forward to seeing you when next you choose to travel with Cross Country Tours.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

TOUR FARE DEPARTING BRISBANE: $992 per person

Single Supplement available @ $200 extra

 

 

Booking Conditions

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour. Please note, not all pick-ups are available on all departures.

Name Address Contact Details
Home pickups Taxi home pickups and returns are provided.
Contact us to see if your address is included.
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