Vintage Rail Journeys presents an exciting new series of slow rail tours on-board our newly restored, iconic 1960’s ex-Southern Aurora Sleeping Train. You’ll see amazing scenery, taste local produce and experience regional culture & events.

This exceptional journey through some of Australia’s most breathtaking scenery features sandstone cliffs by the Hawkesbury River, the stunning coastline of Newcastle, the farm regions of the Central West and the Jurassic rainforest of the Blue Mountains.

Tour Dates

10-14 November 2021

13-17 February 2022

13-17 March 2022

10-14 April 2022

11-15 September 2022

9-13 October 2022

6-10 November 2022

19-23 February 2023

19-23 March 2023

16-20 April 2023

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Experience the heart of Australia’s food bowl, stopping at regional towns and attractions throughout the Riverina. You will also travel on rail lines which don’t have scheduled passenger services, making this a real adventure.

Tour Dates

20-24 October 2021

27 February-3 March 2022

27-31 March 2022

28 August-1 September 2022

25-29 September 2022

5-9 March 2023

2-6 April 2023

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This exceptional 5 day, 4 night journey takes you along the scenic North Coast Line through the Central Coast, the Mid-North Coast and Northern Rivers regions of New South Wales. You’ll discover the beautiful Hastings River at Port Macquarie, the breathtaking hinterland rainforest and eclectic community of Byron Bay, the crystal clear creeks and uncrowded surf beaches of the Macleay Valley Coast, and the history and heritage of Maitland & Morpeth.

Tour Dates

19-23 June 2022

23-27 October 2022

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Cancellation Policy – If we are unable to run the tour due to COVID-19, or you are subject to Government ‘stay at home orders’, we will provide a full credit for payment made by you, for one of our later tours