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The Quandong Express: Port Augusta to Quorn

Exclusively for the 'Quandong Festival'.


Book your tickets for the QUANDONG EXPRESS, toot toot. This trip will pick up passengers residing or staying in Port Augusta at 10.30am and deliver them to Quorn for the festival, returning them after the days festivities. The departure journey from Port Augusta is on The Afghan Express and the return journey is on the Pichi Richi.

Experience train travel as it was a century ago in the South Australian countryside on the Pichi Richi Explorer and The Afghan Express.


As the track winds its way into the picturesque Pichi Richi Pass, you'll get a close-up view of the ancient Flinders Ranges geology in the deep rock cuttings built in the 1870s.

The carriages, some dating back to the 19th century, were used on narrow-gauge trains such as the Great Northern Express, the Ghan, the East-West Express and services in the south-east of SA.


Trip Includes:

  • Return travel Port Augusta to Quorn

  • Depart Port Augusta at 10.30am (arrive 12.30pm)

  • Depart Quorn at 6pm (arrive 7.30pm)

  • Departure on The Afghan Express

  • Return on the Pichi Richi Express


$60.00 per person for return trip.

Prices are in AUD + booking fees.

Date and Time

Sat 6th Aug 2022, 10.30am - 6:00pm ACST


Railway Station
2 Stirling Road

Port Augusta

SA 5700, Australia

Driving: How to get there

If you are driving there is plenty of parking just near the festival. Just head to Quorn town centre and there will be plenty of signage for parking and festival locations. 

Pichi Richi Quandong Express
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