The Capricorn Coast

By Plane

  QantasLink (book through Qantas  tel. 13 13 13 in Australia; and Virgin Australia (  tel. 13 67 89 in Australia; both have daily flights from Brisbane and Sydney. A courtesy coach meets flights from Brisbane (with connections from other cities) at Gladstone airport at 10am to take guests to Gladstone Marina for the launch transfer to the island .

By Train

  Queensland Rail (tel. 1800/872 467 in Queensland; operates trains to Gladstone from Brisbane and Cairns most days. The economy fare from Brisbane is A$89 on the high-speed Tilt Train (trip time: 6 hr.) or A$119 on the Sunlander (trip time: 9 1/2 hr.).


By Bus

  Greyhound Australia (tel. 1300/473 946 in Australia; operates daily coaches to Gladstone on the Brisbane-Cairns run. The fare is A$143 from Brisbane (trip time: 10 1/2 hr.), A$201 from Cairns (trip time: 20 hr.).The Capricorn Coast

Getting There  A 170-seater launch departs Gladstone Marina, Bryan Jordan Drive, at 11am daily (except Christmas Day). Transfers cost A$100 one-way for adults, half-price for kids 2 to 12. Trip time is around 2 hours. Helicopter transfers can also be arranged.


Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.