The Savannahlander departs Cairns Station, located in Cairns Central Shopping centre. Please be at the station at least 15 minutes before departure. There is no food available at the station or on board the train so please organise breakfast at your accommodation  or bring your own supplies to eat on the train. If you would like to be picked up at Freshwater station let us know when booking.


We get a good look at the famous Stoney Creek Falls.


The train stops at Barron Falls Station for a look at the falls


We have a short stop a Kuranda railway station to enjoy the famous gardens.


The train arrives in Mareeba and stops to set down and pick up passengers if required. Those doing the Barron River Rover trip have a short wait at Mareeba station for the bus back to Kuranda/Cairns.


The Savannahlander stops at Mutchilba for morning tea. Orders are taken on board in the morning so your smoko will be ready on arrival.


There’s a short stop at the railway station in Dimbulah to have a look at the museum that has been set up in the old station building.


The train arrives in Almaden which is the end of the train trip for Wednesday. Lunch is at the Railway Hotel which is directly across the road from the railway station.  If you’re staying in Almaden then that’s the end of the day for you. Those going to Chillagoe will be transferred by bus after lunch.


If you’re staying in Chillagoe and doing the cave and town tour you’ll be picked up for your tour.


Those on the cave and town tour in Chillagoe will be returned to their accommodation and can relax for the rest of the day.

Note: Lunch and morning tea are at own expense.

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