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Train Escape – Magnetic Island

29 April, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 2 May, 2021 @ 4:30 pm


A get away with a difference travelling on the Spirit of Queensland to Magnetic Island which has a variety of attractions, activities and places to explore.
We will travel down on the Spirit of Queensland Train, stay 3 nights on magnetic Island and return on the Sunday. Along the way we share costs of taxi transfers so bring $10 in gold coins.
Whilst on Maggie, we can bushwalk, hire a car to get around, hire motorcycles, jump on and off the bus network, swim and indulge for 2 full days.

Departing Thursday 29th April 2021 @ 8:35am on QTT 206 from Cairns.
Returning Sunday 2nd May on QT 106 which departs Townsville 9:53am
Full Adult fare (as at October 2020) is $100 on the Explorer fare.
Call[masked] for bookings or if you require more information.
From experience, When booking Car F is probably the most convenient as its closest to the Buffet Car although you still have to go through by car E which has disabled facilities.

Recommending we all stay at:
Island Leisure Resort which is 3 minutes walk to the beach and 10 min to the Ferry Terminal. Resort location is at No. 6 Kelly Street Nelly Bay.
I spoke with the owner and she runs a nice homely resort avoiding back packers and noisy revelers.
All rooms have cooking facilities and there is a billiard table we can use.
Only in house guests are allowed on the property so we cannot invite members if they stay elsewhere.
The rate based on 3 night stay is $140 per night for a double or twin room for 2 people.
Some rooms can have an extra single bed making it 3 persons but that will cost an additional $50. ($190 per night)
Please call Jenny on[masked] mentioning CSG and book early as they only have 17 rooms. http://www.islandleisure.com.au/
Email: [masked]

You must book all travel and accommodation on an individual basis
Book early for the train as currently the seats are limited to protect the staff from US!

Participation Standards apply, latest update is found at: http://www.cairnssocialgroup.com.au/standards.html


29 April, 2021 @ 8:00 am
2 May, 2021 @ 4:30 pm
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