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Backpackers

Backpacking in Australia with Great Southern Rail

 
1. Meet friends at the café/bar whilst you are travelling
2. Relax in your spacious recliner seat
3. Go for a stroll to the diner to catch up with friends or read a book
 

 
The OverlandPrice
Melbourne to Adelaide or vv $149

Terms and Conditions Apply

*All fares are based on Red Service Day/Nighter seat service. For bookings on The Overland, full payment will be required at the time of booking. Amendments can be made up to 14 days before departure. Credit card fees and cancellation fees apply. For full terms and conditions of carriage please click here.

Accepted Cards

Below are the accepted Student ID or associated backpacker association ID required when travelling as a student or backpacker.

ISIC_Student_Card

International Student Card

IYTC

International Youth Card

Australian Secondary, Tertiary
or TAFE Student ID Card

(over the age of 15)

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Any YHA card

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Hostelling International Card

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International VIP Discount Card

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Nomads Membership Card


Peter Pan Travel Card

ISECard

International Student Exchange Card

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