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Queensland Explorer Pass

Queensland Explorer Pass

The Queensland Explorer Pass offers unlimited travel for one or two months across the Queensland Rail Travel network.

See every corner of Queensland; from Cairns in the north, to Brisbane in the south and the Queensland Outback that extends to Charleville, Longreach and Mount Isa.

Pass Benefits

  • Travel can be taken over a one or two month period
  • Unlimited stopovers in any direction of travel in economy seats. Backtracking is allowed
  • Free travel on coastal coach connections that link the main east coast rail line with the Fraser Coast, the Whitsundays and Yeppoon
  • Exceptional value for money
  • Freedom and flexibility-travel at your own pace and hop on or off the train when and where you like.

What is included?

The Queensland Explorer Pass is available for travel in economy seats on the following Queensland Rail Travel services:

  • Tilt Train (Bundaberg and Rockhampton only)
  • The Sunlander
  • Spirit of the Outback
  • The Inlander
  • The Westlander

The pass covers Premium Economy seats on the Spirit of Queensland only when booked within 7 days of travel (subject to availability). Bookings made outside of 7 days prior to travel incur an upgrade amount to be paid by the pass holder.

Pass holders may upgrade to business seats on Tilt Train services (Rockhampton and Bundaberg), RailBeds on the Spirit of Queensland and any available sleeping berths (excluding Queenslander Class on The Sunlander) upon payment of the applicable difference in  fares.

Important: This pass is not valid for Australian residents.


Travel Validity
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Total price: $0


Prices are updated weekly and are subject to change without prior notice.

Fare Types:

  • Adults
  • Second class travel is covered by the rail pass.
  • Supplements must be paid to upgrade to first class or sleepers cabins.
  • Reservations are subject to availability.
  • We recommend reserving ahead.