A spectacular Australian outback rail holiday


The Savannahlander invites you to be a part of one of the great rail journeys in Australia. This unique outback rail experience departs Cairns weekly, winding its way through the wet tropics area of the Kuranda range and out through the Savannah country to Forsayth and back on one of our 4 day tours.  Highly personalised, you will enjoy the tour alongside our drivers in our 1960’s classic “silver-bullet” railmotors. With options for short tours and visits to Cobbold Gorge and Undara, this is a must-do tour. A relaxed pace, great company and travelling in style through country you will never forget.


2018 Season Start

It has been an eventful start to the 2018 season at the Savannahlander.  With some damage to the line after the rail events during the off season, we have been running a shortened service during the month of March to … Continue reading


2018 Packages are now available

With so many options there is a package for everyone. Popular package fares start from just $840 or you can manage your own accommodation and meals with our “Rail Fares Only” pricing. A full list of tours and packages available … Continue reading


Chillagoe Art Trek a Success!

In October this year (2017) we ran our first “Art Trek” to the town of Chillagoe.  As the brainchild of local artist Heather Byrne, this tour involved a train journey from Cairns to Almaden and then three nights in Chillagoe.  … Continue reading