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Relax all the way to Adelaide.

We travelled by the Overland train from North Shore to Adelaide. A very comfortable, hassle free... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Dianne O
Torquay, Australia
Great experience

We were taken for a ride ! And what a ride it was. Enjoyable in so many ways, from the scenery... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Timaru, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We travelled by the Overland train from North Shore to Adelaide. A very comfortable, hassle free journey with comfortable lounge chairs made our journey quite a relaxing experience. Meals on board were very nice too. So much easier to get on board than an aeroplane.

Thank Dianne O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were taken for a ride ! And what a ride it was. Enjoyable in so many ways, from the scenery outside the windows, to the on-board service which was friendly and with an occasional commentary. I must add, though, that the commentary could have...More

Thank GrayMcGowan
Reviewed 9 September 2018

We travelled one way from Adelaide to Melbourne in Red Premium class. There was bags of room and the seats were comfortable. The trip is about 11 hours but it seemed to pass quickly. For us it was about the journey not the destination. We...More

Thank AdelaideIsabel
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Right at this moment, I'm still onboard the Overland train going to Horhsam. The staff is unorganized imagine giving away your seat to anyone. Semi-bald guy with no name plate (colleague of Aaron another staff) is inefficient in being a checker and irate. I've noticed...More

Thank Nohti D
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

We took The Overland to Murray Bridge as we needed to pick up a vehicle we had bought and wanted to be able to relax on the way over. Couldn't recommend this more to anyone who wants to visit South Australia or just do something...More

1  Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Our fifth return trip from Adelaide on the Overland didn’t disappoint. It’s a “leisurely” jaunt at approximately 10 hours, but if you have the time is a great way to get to Melbourne (or Geelong’s North Shore, which was a one-time destination). Once in Spencer...More

1  Thank Ouzo10
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

Extremely beautiful scenery, however when travelling in Red Class the seats are a bit worn out. The trip was extremely long and I wouldn’t recommend it for children, as mine were complaining all throughout. The staff were friendly but the food on the train wasn’t...More

1  Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The Overland runs between Melbourne and Adelaide. A train has been making this journey for over 100 years. The trip takes 11 hours, compared to one hour by air, but the train is much more relaxing. South Australia has a good football team, one of...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 2 July 2018

I know you can fly from Adelaide to Melbourne in a flash. The train trip is all day but it's such a relaxing way to travel. Money isn't bad and the Café Car is well run and good value for money. Sometimes it pays to...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

I have to say the lady who is in charge of coach C is terrible.. not friendly at all ..the day when I traveled in overland with my partner I was suffering from very bad period pain .. so I told my partner to get...More

5  Thank Lo T
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Dianne O
27 September 2018|
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Response from ThePlodder | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I was able to tether a tablet to my phone and get a signal for quite a lot of the journey although it was lost in some of the more remote areas. I'm not sure what service provider was providing the signal as it was a UK... More
Cameron P
5 August 2018|
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Response from Jeffry B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Overlander can handled baggage
23 April 2018|
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Response from The_Jolly_Wanderer | Reviewed this property |
From memory, I think they were allocated by Overland staff/stewards. It pays to book as early as possible. Food and some drink was included in the premium ticket. I am not sure about the standard fare inclusions.