Discover the pioneering spirit of Australia’s Outback with a journey aboard The Westlander.
This scenic journey from Brisbane travels across the Great Dividing Range and through the rich farmlands of the Darling Downs before arriving in Charleville, the largest town in south-west Queensland. Enjoy a comfortable journey in a choice of sleeper or seat, with a welcoming club car offering appetising meals and the chance to meet fellow travellers.
An array of Outback experiences awaits in and around Charleville, including the new Cosmos Centre, a dedicated stargazing observatory; the Royal Flying Doctor’s Service Base; and the opal fields of the south-west.
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The Westlander – Onboard
Discover the charm of Queensland’s outback with a journey onboard The Westlander. This scenic journey from Brisbane travels across the Great Dividing Range and through the rich farmlands of the Darling Downs before arriving in rustic Charleville.
The Westlander provides the following facilities and services: drinking fountains, restrooms, showers for sleeping berths, air-conditioning, food & beverage services providing meals, refreshments, snacks, confectionary and a liquor service. A pre-paid meal service is also available on-board and can be arranged with your Sales Consultant. Onboard entertainment is also provided for you with movies shown in the Club Car.
Only cash (AUD $), Visa and Mastercard credit cards are accepted on board the trains. Personal and travellers cheques are not accepted and EFTPOS is not available. Guests are advised to bring cash for the journey to buy drinks and meals if they do not hold any of these cards.
Twin Berth – Day Seat
Twin Berth – Night Seat
Triple Berth – Day Seat
Triple Berth – Night Seat
Aboard the Westlander you can enjoy one of our delicious meal packages or choose from a selection of take away meals and snacks available from the Club Car.
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For more information on Queensland Rail services, pricing and schedules please contact us.
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