ICELAND 2023
ICELAND 2023

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JAPAN KYUSHU BY RAIL 2022
JAPAN KYUSHU BY RAIL 2022

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GREAT SOUTHERN RAIL JOURNEY 2022
GREAT SOUTHERN RAIL JOURNEY 2022

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ICELAND 2023
ICELAND 2023

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What's New

ANTARCTICA

Mon 18 Dec 2023 - Sun 7 Jan 2024

- New tour - BOOK NOW 

SJR NEWSLETTER

Wed 27 July 2022

- New issue is available now 

ICELAND BY LAND & CRUISE

Tue 15 Aug - Sat 9 Sep 2023

- New tour - BOOK NOW 

JAPAN KYUSHU 2022

Thu  6 – Wed 19 Oct  2022

- 6 places remain - BOOK NOW 

JAPAN CHERRY BLOSOMS

Wed 22 Mar - Thu 13 Apr 2023

- Fully booked 

Welcome,  welcome back.

If you are new to St James Rail (SJR) - welcome.

To our regular SJR travellers - welcome back.

 

St James Rail specialise in personalised, escorted tours, across Australia and around the world - we’ve been looking after people for more than 40 years as we explore the world by rail.

 

We are very proud that our tours are researched, planned and led by us - Takako Ishige and Owen Johnstone-Donnet - who are you personal contacts and tour leaders from the first email or phone call, until the end of the tour.  

 

Featuring Tours
Glacier and cruise
Glacier and cruise

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glacier on the beach

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Glacier and cruise
Glacier and cruise

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ICELAND BY LAND & CRUISE

Join us on a twenty-four day tour to explore Iceland’s amazing landscape, from both land and sea. Experience ten days and nights on land in Iceland exploring its scenic beauty, then join Silversea’s luxurious Silver Moon for a twelve-day all-inclusive cruise around Iceland, before heading to the Isle of Lewis, Oban, Belfast, Liverpool, Waterford, Fishguard and Falmouth to Southampton. (There is also the option to continue aboard Silver Moon for another fourteen days to Honfleur, Saint Malo, Montoir de Bretagne, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Bilbao, Vigo, Oporto and Lisbon – call for details.)

Date: -  Tue 15 Aug to Sat 9 Sep 2023

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via rail canadian

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Canada by Rail
Canada by Rail

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lobster supper
lobster supper

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via rail canadian

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CANADA’S EAST COAST BY RAIL & SHIP

Explore Toronto, Montreal, Quebec, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. Fly to Toronto to begin the tour, or travel from Vancouver across Canada by rail to Toronto. Experience the beauty of Canada from rail, sea and coach and explore the vibrant cities of the east, as well as the more remote communities in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland.

Date: -  Sat 30 Jul or Fri 5 Aug - Wed 31 Aug 2022 ‐ Full

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GREAT SOUTHERN RAIL JOURNEY & KANGAROO ISLAND, SA I

‘With its rugged coastline, sun-kissed beaches, forested peaks, and exhilarating capital cities, the stunning journey between Brisbane and Adelaide feels like nowhere else in Australia.’ Journey Beyond Rail. Join us for a nine day / eight night tour that includes the Great Southern train journey (4 days / 3 nights) from Brisbane through Sydney, Melbourne and to Adelaide, and then four nights on Kangaroo Island. 

Date: Sun 11 to Mon 19 Dec 2022 -  limited places remain 

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FORGOTTEN WORLD RAIL ADVENTURE
A NEW ZEALAND RAIL JOURNEY  2023

Join us to New Zealand’s North Island to experience a unique rail adventure – driving your own rail cart along the 142 km rail line from Okahukura to Stratford and return. We pass through 24 tunnels, and cross 98 bridges on this remarkable journey, experiencing local hospitality and the beautiful New Zealand countryside along the way. Explore the Taranaki Region of New Zealand – Mt Taranaki and New Plymouth - as well as journeying on the paddle steamer Waimarie on the Wanganui River.

Date: Tue 24 Jan – Sat 4 Feb 2023 -  BOOK NOW 

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JAPAN'S KYUSHU BY RAIL
SCENIC RAIL TOUR AROUND KYUSHU

Join us for one of our new tours to Japan – an 18 day in-depth tour of the southern of Japan’s four main islands – Kyushu. With a combination of splendid coast line (much will rail lines travelling along it) and mountainous hinterland, the natural landscape is spectacular. Add to that the rich culture of the island, with gardens, famed pottery, textiles, art and food, there is much to see. We travel on a range of trains, from the modern shinkansen, to local trains, and special ‘resort’ trains where the train is itself the destination. 

Date: Thu 6 – Wed 19 Oct 2022 -  Departing soon 

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