South Australian Insights

SA Insights features travel in our privately chartered train with three first class heritage carriages: a first class sitting car, buffet car and a well appointed lounge car.

Departing from Thirroul, NSW we travel during daylight to Adelaide ensuring you can sit back, relax and enjoy the scenery. Insights will ensure you have a comfortable night’s rest with many interesting off-train touring experiences.

You’ll visit: the famed silver city of Broken Hill, the Flinders Ranges, Port Augusta, Adelaide, the Barossa Valley, Victor Harbour and the Murray River mouth. All travel in very comfortable and spacious private chartered trains with accompanying coach.

4 Trains in Far North Queensland II

4 Trains in Far North Queensland II features travel on the whole range of Queensland’s iconic trains. This 11 day tour features all the great trains of Queensland including the rustic Gulflander from Croydon to Normanton, the adventurous Savannahlander from coastal Cairns to the outback locality of Forsayth then the Inlander from Mount Isa to Townsville – one of the last of Australia’s regional overnight sleeping berth trains. Our piece de resistance however will be travelling Queenslander class on the Sunlander. Insights Tours has managed to secure all available cabins in Queenslander class from Brisbane to Cairns.

With coach touring complementing the train travel, you’ll see: gorges, caves, the Gulf of Carpentaria, mines, vast savannah and spectacular mountains and outback sights and experiences. With major changes to services scheduled for mid 2014 this will definitely be your final opportunity to experience all these trains in the one tour.

Madagascar Insights

Adventure to this fabled land of the emblematic baobab trees, lush rainforest, exotic fauna, diverse cultural experiences. See many species of lemurs, chameleons and other fauna and flora found nowhere else on the planet. A special highlight is travelling on a rare Michelin railcar. We link the diverse regions by chartered flights to ensure you make the most of your time and forego pesky airline procedures.

There will be comprehensive insights with our specialised local guides in many regions of the island of Madagascar, including visits to many national parks and reserves: Ranomafana, Isalo, Tsingyde Bemaraha, Mantadia, Ankaranana and Montagned d’Ambre. On the east coast, we have a restful 2 night interlude at the beautiful Isle Sainte Marie during the time when the humpback whales are birthing.

4 Trains in Far North Queensland

4 Trains in Far North Queensland II features travel on the whole range of Queensland’s iconic trains. This 11 day tour features all the great trains of Queensland including the rustic Gulflander from Croydon to Normanton, the adventurous Savannahlander from coastal Cairns to the outback locality of Forsayth then the Inlander from Mount Isa to Townsville – one of the last of Australia’s regional overnight sleeping berth trains. Our piece de resistance however will be travelling Queenslander class on the Sunlander. Insights Tours has managed to secure all available cabins in Queenslander class from Brisbane to Cairns.

With coach touring complementing the train travel, you’ll see: gorges, caves, the Gulf of Carpentaria, mines, vast savannah and spectacular mountains and outback sights and experiences. With major changes to services scheduled for mid 2014 this will definitely be your final opportunity to experience all these trains in the one tour.