Townsville Cairns Combo



Welcome to your Townsville & Cairns Combo Tour.

Cairns is known as the gateway to Tropical North Queensland, Cairns and its surrounding natural attractions, offer an ideal location close to Port Douglas, Palm Cove and the Daintree Rainforest,

Townsville has a collection of destinations and attractions to spark everyone’s interest.  We will visit Magnetic Island, with its wonderful wildlife and spectacular rocky coves. The Townsville region rewards your curiosity of the different.


Departing at 3.45pm on the Spirit of Queensland Train in Premium Economy Seats, or upgrade to Deluxe Rail Beds with all meals included and making our way north on your overnight rail journey.

Note: Interstate and Overseas Guests will transfer from Brisbane Airport via Skytrain to join the rail service to Townsville.

Note: If not using the Rail Service, we recommend you arrive in Townsville today for 1 nights pre-tour accommodation.


(All meals  on the train for Rail Beds)

Following breakfast on the train, we arrive  in Townsville  this morning at 9.30am . We will be meet by our tour host and depart on our  City Orientation Tour, including a stop at Castle Hill, the large red rock monolith right in the heart of  Townsville that offers panoramic views from the  lookout where you will have a lovely photo opportunity.  Scenic drive along The Strand  then make our way to the Museum of TNQ for a guided tour of the many exhibits including HMAS Pandora . We then enjoy a welcome dinner at a local Restaurant.

Meals (L, D)  Overnight  Madison Plaza, Townsville

Departing to board the ferry to Magnetic Island for our discovery coach tour of this beautiful Island . It only takes 25 minutes on a ferry to arrive in paradise. Magnetic Island sits within the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, but the landscape here is different to the usual tropical rainforest found on many of the Great Barrier Reef islands. Enjoying a lunch at Horseshoe Bay before returning to the mainland.

Meals (B,L)   Overnight Madison Plaza Townsville

Departing  Townsville this morning, we make our way to Paronella Park. The Park is a magical and unforgettable place nestled amongst heritage gardens and 13 acres of lush tropical rainforest. We will tour through the Castle Ruins before making our way to Cairns.

Meals (B, L, D)    Overnight Cairns Queenslander

We board the Skyrail that makes its journey up and over the Rainforest below. Then arriving in colourful and quirky Kuranda. The village in the rainforest has earned a reputation as the arts and crafts nexus of Tropical NQ. You will have time to wander through the markets before we meet our coach and travel to Mareeba on the Atherton Tablelands arriving at the Australian Coffee Plantation. The Plantation is situated along side the spring waters of Emerald Creek and is furnished with 25,000 young and fully producing Arabica Coffee trees. After enjoying a coffee and tasty alfresco lunch, we will tour the plantation. We will then  make our back to Cairns in time for our Dinner this evening.

Meals (B, L, D)   Overnight Cairns Queenslander

Today we adventure into the Mossman Gorge. The Gorge has a very accessible and scenic section of the World Heritage listed Daintree National Park. Here the Mossman River tumbles its way over and around huge granite boulders that line the gorge creating cool clear freshwater swimming holes. We then make our way to the Daintree River for a River Cruise  spotting  crocs and other wildlife. Then into Port Douglas with time to explore the town before returning to Cairns via Palm Cove.

Meals (B, MT, D)    Overnight Cairns Queenslander

Breakfast then depart by coach to meet the Spirit of Queensland Train for our relaxing journey home.

Note: If not using the rail service, please check out by 10am and enjoy your holiday.

(B, All meals on the train for Railbeds)

This morning you will wake to the breakfast service and passing through the Sunshine Coast, before arrive at 9.30am into Brisbane Station.

Note; Interstate and Overseas Guests will transfer to the Brisbane Airport via Skytrain to join the return flight home.


Spirit of Queensland Train when departing from Brisbane

  • Coach touring with commentary
  • Skyrail & Atherton Tablelands
  • Mossman Gorge &Daintree River Cruise
  • Port Douglas Township & Palm Cove
  • Paronella Park Castle Ruins & Tour
  • Townsville, Castle Hill & The Strand Tour
  • Magnetic Island Ferry and Day Tour
  • Museum of TNQ Tour & Lunch
  • Fully Hosted by our Friendly Staff

All accommodation and meals as per Itinerary

Tour Length 8 Days

Tour Cost EX Townsville $1440.00

(Tour Only 6 Days)

Tour Cost EX Brisbane $1490.00

(QLD Pension Economy Rail Seat )

Tour Cost EX Brisbane $1840.00

(QLD Pension Deluxe Rail Bed )

Tour Cost EX Brisbane $2110.00

(Seniors Card Deluxe Rail Bed )

Tour Cost EX Brisbane $2180.00

(Adult Card Deluxe Rail Bed )
Additional Details

Tour Cost is PP in a Double or Twin Room, If Sole Use Room ADD $320

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