The Gulflander operates weekly from Normanton to Croydon (Wed) and Croydon to Normanton (Thu) as below. Other chartered services operate outside of this timetable subject to availability and demand and updated monthly. 

Chartered Services by month:

April 2019    May 2019    June 2019    July2019    August 2019    September 2019    October 2019    November 2019

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Find other departures with our Gulflander Packages


Croydon to Normanton (v.v) One way Return
Adult$69.00  $115.00   
Child $34.50**$57.50**
Concession $34.50**$57.50**

For other fares please ask our reservations team

Morning tea

Wednesday 11:15am and Thursday 10:15am. (Scheduled services only).

Morning tea at Blackbull Siding includes cake slice, tea, coffee and souvenir Gulflander mug.

Morning tea

​One way journey with coach return

For those passengers wishing to return the same day, there are coach services available returning back to Normanton from Croydon on Wednesdays. Due to limited seating, bookings are strongly recommended and can be made when purchasing your Gulflander tickets.

One way journey with 'share ride'

Stay on the move with 'share ride'. Purchase one ticket and the other person drives your vehicle. Driver meets the Gulflander at Blackbull morning tea stop (11.15am) and you swap places to share in the Gulflander experience. Available in reverse Thursdays (Blackbull stop 10.15am).

Return journey

Thursday's return journey is more relaxed allowing time for interpretive stops and photo opportunities. Your Savannah Guide will know the places of most interest as the seasons change and show you sights and places that others don't get to see.

Conditions of Carriage

To view the conditions of carriage for the Gulflander, including booking terms and conditions please click here.


Please review our luggage policy prior to your journey.  


Please view our document on accessibility on the Gulflander 


Group Travel

For more information on group travel aboard the Gulflander please contact our Group Reservations on 1300 735 307. View our Gulflander Group Policy.


** Concession fares are applicable for customers with an Australian State or Territory Pension Concession Card (PCC), or an Australian State or Territory Government Seniors Card. They also apply for Queensland residents with a War Widow Repatriation Health Card, a Blinded Ex-Service Personnel Card or a TPI/EDA Veteran Travel Pass. Companion fares apply for Australian State or Territory Companion card holders.

Child fares apply to children 4–14 years inclusive. Infants aged 0–3 years travel free of charge

^ There are occassionally special services to Critters Camp on Thursday afternoon after the scheduled service returns from Croydon. Please ask us at the time of booking for more details.​​