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St James Rail specialise in personalised, escorted tours, across Australia and around the world - we’ve been looking after people for more than 35 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.
EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS 2021
Travel from Bangkok, through the beautiful landscape of Thailand and Malaysia to Singapore aboard the Eastern & Oriental Express, visiting the infamous River Kwai. Enjoy its comfortable, elegant lounges and suites, panoramic windows, delicious cuisine and superb service. Two nights in Bangkok in a luxurious five-star hotel before the E&O Express and an overnight in a five-star hotel in Singapore as well.
Date: Wed 10 to Wed 17 Feb 2021 - new date
ANZAC SOUTHERN AURORA 2021
Join us as for a six day / five night rail cruise aboard the Southern Aurora through regional NSW - with sleeping, lounge and dining cars. Mark Anzac Day in the Riverina town of Coolamon as we salute the Hon Tim Fischer AC, friend and traveller with St James Rail over many years. Enjoy the great scenery of areas not normally visited by passenger trains, watch the world pass from the lounge car, and enjoy fine meals and taste local produce.
Date: Sat 24 to Thu 29 April 2021 - new date
NUTCOTE - the home of May Gibbs
Join us for a day tour to Nutcote the home of famed author May Gibbs - one of Australia’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators and best known for the iconic Australian children’s story - Snugglepot and Cuddlepie. Join us for an inspection of Nutcote, luncheon and travel by ferry on Sydney Harbour.
Date: Wednesday 18 November 2020 - new date
MILLTHORPE - CARCOAR, ORANGE, CANOBOLAS
A three day, two night rail / coach journey to the Central West to explore Millthorpe, Carcoar, Canobolas and Orange. Inspect Millthorpe ‘open’ gardens, taste local regional food, great cool-climate wines, and an excellent degustation meal at Millthorpe’s famed one-hatted restaurant – Tonic.
Date: Monday 23 to Wednesday 25 November 2020
- new date