Adelaide Adventure & Northern Territory Discovery

All-Inclusive Rail Journey from Adelaide to Darwin

Prices from $3,699 pp

Thunder through ever-changing landscapes encased in the elegance, style and luxury of the Ghan train, during a journey to remember from Adelaide to Darwin.

Your holiday begins in sophisticated and multicultural Adelaide where you’ll have three nights to explore blend of influences that flavours its restaurants, arts scene, live music calendar and bars. Adelaide is also the gateway to the world renowned Barossa Valley, where you will join a tour to explore the best wineries, enjoy a long lunch and explore the German town of Hahndorf.

Following your stay, you’ll board the legendary Ghan train for your journey of discovery to Darwin. You’ll enjoy included off-train excursions during your journey letting you discover destinations such as middle-of-nowhere Marla, Alice Springs and Katherine, whilst uncovering ancient cultural stories and viewing stunning landscapes. Wind through the charms of the South Australian plains and the rusty red hues MacDonnell Ranges’ as you tuck into gourmet meals prepared by professional chefs, using locally sourced ingredients so you can enjoy a true taste of the outback. As dry and dusty outback makes way for lush wetlands of the Top End, you’ll know you’ve arrived in Darwin where you’ll disembark for a four night hotel stay.

Just a short drive from Darwin is the Kakadu National Park, an enormous biodiverse nature reserve which is home to a huge array of plant species and wildlife. You’ll get to explore this beautiful part of the world with an included tour, as you discover aboriginal culture, enjoy a guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong where you can spot crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kytes and take part in a guided walk to Nourlangie Rock with its stunning rock paintings.

Duration 9 nights
Departing May 2019 - Mar 2020
  • All taxes
  • All flights included
  • All-inclusive rail journey
  • Fully escorted tours

Your Experience

  • All flights & taxes
  • 3 night hotel stay in Adelaide
  • Fully escorted tour of Barossa Valley
  • 2 night all-inclusive rail journey on board the Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin with off train excursions and short stops
  • 4 night hotel stay in Darwin
  • Fully escorted Litchfield National Park Tour
  • Fully Escorted Jumping Crocs on the Adelaide River Tour


Days 1 - 3

Sophisticated and multicultural, Adelaide is infused by a curious blend of influences that flavours its restaurants, arts scene, live music calendar and fashionable bars. Here you’ll enjoy a full day tour to the renowned Barossa Valley, South Australia’s premium wine making region.

Continue to Adelaide Hills, full of charming villages and the historic town of Hahndorf. With stops at local wineries, including Seppeltsfield Estate, Wolf Blass and Penfolds, your day includes guided wine tastings followed by a delicious lunch. This scenic tour provides an in-depth experience of the legendary winemaking region and its environs.

Hotel Grand Chancellor Adelaide

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Mantra Hindmarsh Square

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Days 4 - 5
The Ghan

Following your Adelaide stay, board the legendary Ghan for your three day journey through the Australian Outback.

You’ll be whisked through a landscape resplendent with rusty red hues and South Australian plains. Enjoy a short stop in Marla, as well as stops in Alice Springs, where you’ll visit famous landmarks and get an authentic outback experience, and Katherine, where you’ll experience a cruise along the idyllic Katherine River.

From here, kickback and savour the final hours on board before easing back into life on the land when you disembark in Darwin.

The Ghan Platinum Service Twin Cabin

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The Ghan Gold Service Twin Cabin

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The Ghan Gold Service Single Cabin

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Days 6 - 9
Darwin, Litchfield National Park & the Jumping Crocs

The capital of Australia’s Northern Territory is blessed with a cosmopolitan mix of culture and stunning natural scenery. During your four night stay you’ll have the opportunity to get up close to crocodiles during a cruise along the crocodile-infested waters of the Adelaide River, followed by a tour of Litchfield National Park. An Aboriginal Dreamtime region that retains its mysterious spirituality in the silence of still forest valleys and rock face escarpments, here you can explore monsoon forests, spectacular waterfalls, cool abyss plunge pools and fascinating termite mounds.

Rydges Darwin Central

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Novotel Darwin CBD Hotel

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Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront

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Day 10
Fly Home


May 2019 Gold Twin from $4,899
May 2019 Gold Single from $5,499
June 2019 Gold Twin from $5,699
July 2019 Gold Twin from $4,499
July 2019 Gold Single from $4,999
August 2019 Gold Twin from $4,499
August 2019 Gold Single from $4,999
September 2019 Gold Twin from $4,199
October 2019 Gold Twin from $3,699
October 2019 Gold Single from $4,299
October 2019 Platinum Twin from $5,999
November 2019 Gold Twin from $3,799
November 2019 Gold Single from $4,399
November 2019 Platinum Twin from $5,999
January 2020 Gold Twin from $3,699
January 2020 Gold Single from $4,299
February 2020 Gold Twin from $4,799
February 2020 Gold Single from $4,999
March 2020 Gold Twin from $4,499

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