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27 Days | 26 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
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Marcia Perry Sep 28, 2015 at 06:45 PM

Hi I am Marcia Perry and I will be leaving LAX on the 3rd. I am staying in Orange County for a few days before.

James French Aug 23, 2015 at 01:58 PM

My wife, Andrea and I will be on the Oct, 2015 trip leaving from Los Angeles. Anyone else on that flight? If you live in the LA/Orange County are - maybe we can chat before the trip.
Ellen Kiefer Aug 24, 2015 at 11:04 AM

Hi James, My husband Richard and I will be on that trip as well. We live in TX but will be flying to LAX and leaving for Sydney from there. We currently have a convoluted route taking us through Seoul, but hope to change that before trip date.

Virginia Basl Jun 03, 2015 at 04:16 PM

Hello anyone that's taken this tour or going - any info in regards to trying to use our devices to send emails to/from the US while on the trip?
Ellen Kiefer Jun 21, 2015 at 06:19 PM

Virginia, my husband Richard and I are going. If the hotel has wifi, you should have no problem using your smartphone or laptop/tablet. Looking forward to this trip!
James French Aug 23, 2015 at 01:57 PM

My wife, Andrea and I will also be on the trip and looking at the hotel information - wifi shouldn't be a problem. Looking forward to meeting everyone. Jim French

Premium Email Subscriber Sep 05, 2014 at 05:56 PM

Hi George, Ronald & fellow AU RD S. Train Trekkers...as we booked our flights (mine Award travel & Janice bought hers) before we learned about Rd. S, we arrive early am SYD on 10/3/14. I want to do a day trip to the Blue Mountains & am considering doing the SYD Harbour Bridge climb (despite the cost)... Anyone else arriving early? Care to join us? Jo in Seattle, Jan/TX
Ronald Schimel Sep 05, 2014 at 06:07 PM

We arrive early the 6th so we wouldn't be able to join you for your early bird activities. Hope to squeeze in the bridge walk in our limited time in Sydney

Ronald Schimel Sep 05, 2014 at 03:05 PM

Hi fellow Great Australian Train Trek 10/4/14 travelers. I was the instigator in motivating my wife and 2 other couples (my brother/sister-in-law, and 2close friends) into undertaking this "ambitious" adventure, so I'm hoping that I will still be in the good graces of my mates when it is concluded. Looking forward to meeting you and getting to know you as we trek around Oz.

Premium Email Subscriber Aug 25, 2014 at 04:23 PM

I'm Jo in Seattle, WA & my travel buddy is Janice in Houston, TX (we were school chums 36 yrs ago...) This is our 1st RD S. trip...I've been to AU, 9 yrs ago w/an Intrepid Tour (van) Sydney to Cairns. We are going onto Melbourne then New Zealand for 1 month...breaking the bank, in our TRIP of a LifeTIME, 5 yrs in the planning.
George Nozicka Sep 04, 2014 at 09:04 PM

It should be a terrific trip; I'm really looking forward to it, too. I was in Melbourne and in Tasmania about twelve years ago, but haven't seen the parts of Australia we'll cover in a few weeks. Looking forward to meeting both of you.

George Nozicka Jul 15, 2014 at 11:07 AM

Hi folks! I'm curious who my fellow travelers will be on the October 2014 Great Australian Train Trek and how many have been to Oz before.

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12 Expert-led lectures
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