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COVID-19 update 

7th June 2020 

CHERRY BLOSSOMS in COWRA 

Mon 28 Sep - Thu 1 Oct 2020

- Fully booked 

ANZAC SOUTHERN AURORA 2021 

Sat 24 - Thu 29 Apr 2021

- Fully booked, waitlist available 

NUTCOTE - Home of May Gibbs 2020

Wed 18 Nov 2020

- New Date /BOOK NOW 

MILLTHORPE 

Mon 23-Wed 25 Nov 2020

- New Date/BOOK NOW

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 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.  

 

CHERRY BLOSSOMS in COWRA

GARDENS, HISTORY, WINE & FOOD

Join us for a 4 tour to Cowra to explore the Japanese Garden, view cherry blossoms, enjoy central western countryside, local wineries, villages, good food and more. Explore the villages of Murrumburrah, Canowindra, Grenfell, Boorowa and Gunning. We run this tour within COVID-19 guideline and a limit of 18 people in a group. Discover Australia with us.   

Date: Mon 28 Sep - Thu 1 Oct 2020 Fully booked 

PETERSONS GUESTHOUSE & WINERY​ IV

DANGAR FALLS, URALLA, WALCHA

Join us for a four-day tour to Petersons Guesthouse and Winery, Dangarleigh, located on the outskirts of Armidale, amongst the beautiful New England countryside. Enjoy a scenic rail journey to and from Armidale, comfortable guesthouse accommodation, wine tasting, and two days exploring the nearby countryside to view waterfalls, historic homes, the University of New England, heritage sites, winery, Kentucky distillery and more.  We run this tour within COVID-19 guideline and a limit of 18 people in a group. 

Date: Sun 29 Nov to Wed 2 Dec 2020 Fully booked 

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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 

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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 -  Fully booked 

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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 

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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 

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'There is no better way to travel than with St James Rail. The journeys are incredibly well researched and meticulously planned by the founder and tour leaders'

Peter and Joan (Mosman)

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AUSTRALIA

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