Departure Dates and Availability

The Savannahlander operates on a fixed weekly service for 9 months in the year. Starting the first week in March and generally finishing in the last week in November (39 weeks).

Availability

(Please don’t call the office for an updated list – we also use the website) :You can check availability online easily – these dates are updated regularly our office staff.

  1. 1. Select your tour (below);
  2. 2. Proceed to the “Book Now” form for that tour;
  3. 3. Once on the booking form you can select the date field and see which dates are still available.

Please note: that availability changes daily and even if a date is showing as available on our website it is not guaranteed until you get a confirmation from us. Please make your booking for your preferred date.

Schedule

The train itself (The Savannahlander) departs Cairns every Wednesday morning at 6:30 am and returns to Cairns on Saturday at approximately 6:30pm.

This means that all our tours have a fixed schedule departing as follows. Please click on the tour name for more information and to make your booking request.

Mondays:
Gulflander & Savannahlander via Croydon ex-Cairns

Tuesdays:
Gulflander & Savannahlander via Croydon ex-Normanton

Wednesdays:
Savannah Explorer with Chillagoe Cabins
Savannah Explorer with Chillagoe Ecolodge
Savannah Explorer with Chillagoe Motel
Rail Runner
Surprise Getaway – Wednesday departure

Thursdays:
Etheridge Rambler
Einasleigh Half-day tour

Fridays:
Surprise Getaway – Friday departure
Einasleigh Half-day tour