The Ghan Expedition Rail Journey

3 Night All-Inclusive Iconic Rail Journey

Prices from $5,899 pp

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

Your holiday begins in Darwin where you’ll have two nights to explore the capital of Australia’s Northern territory. Daredevils can get up close and personal with a croc at Corocosaurus Cove, or for those who’d prefer to keep their feet on dry land, there’s plenty of museums and galleries where you can learn about Aboriginal culture, or waterfront restaurants and bars to sit back, relax and soak up the atmosphere in. 

Following your stay you’ll board the legendary Ghan train for your journey of discovery to Adelaide. Wind through the MacDonnell Ranges’ rusty red hues and the charms of the South Australian plains, as you tuck into gourmet meals prepared by professional chefs, using locally sourced ingredients so you can enjoy a true taste of the outback. You’ll enjoy included off-train excursions during your journey letting you fully discover destinations such as Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy as you uncover ancient cultural stories and view stunning landscapes as you trail through Australia in style. As dry and dusty outback makes way for golden hills, you’ll know you’ve arrived in Adelaide where you’ll disembark for a two night hotel stay. Sophisticated and multicultural, Adelaide is infused by a curious blend of influences that flavours its restaurants, arts scene, live music calendar and bars.

Duration 9 nights
Departing Apr 2019 - Oct 2019
  • All taxes
  • All flights included
  • All transfers
  • All-inclusive rail journey
  • Fully escorted tours

Your Experience

  • All flights, transfers & taxes
  • 3 night stay at the luxury Hilton Hotel Darwin
  • Darwin Sunset Cruise with dinner
  • Fully escorted tour to Litchfield National Park
  • 3 night all-inclusive train journey on board the Ghan Expedition from Darwin to Adelaide in a Gold Service Cabin with off-train excursions and short stops
  • 3 night luxury hotel stay in Adelaide
  • Fully escorted tour of Barossa Valley
The Ghan Map

Itinerary

Day 1
Darwin - Hotel Stay

The capital of Australia’s Northern Territory is blessed with a cosmopolitan mix of culture and stunning natural scenery. during your three night hotel stay visit Skycity and enjoy a lavish day out by the pool or gambling at the casino. If something more traditional takes your fancy, visit the locals at Crocosaurus Cove, and get a glimpse of Australia up close and personal!

Hilton Hotel Darwin

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Day 2
Darwin - Hotel Stay and Tour

Enjoy a fully escorted tour to Litchfield National Park. Escape from the hustle & bustle of city life and spend a full day exploring the waterfalls, rainforest and rock formations in beautiful Litchfield National Park. Located an easy 2-hour drive from Darwin, Litchfield National Park encircles the Tabletop Range, known for spectacular waterfalls and swimming holes, plus sculptural cliffs, monsoon forest and historic sites. Your guide takes you to stunning waterfalls, rock pools where you can swim, and a walking path in the forest where you learn about the plants and wildlife. Soak in the natural beauty and return refreshed.

Day 3
Darwin - Hotel Stay and Tour

Enjoy a stunning sunset cruise through Darwin which includes a buffet dinner. Sit back, relax and let the cosmopolitan capital city pass you by. 

Day 4
Darwin - Embark The Ghan

Following your Darwin stay, board the legendary Ghan for your four day journey through the Australian Outback. Friendly staff will lead you to your comfortable private cabin where you'll be able to settle in and admire the view outside your window begins its smooth and spectacular transformation.

Enjoy lunch in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, full of culinary wonders prepared by talents on board chefs. Before you know it, discover the ancient sandstone cliffs of Katherine Gorge where you can soak up the beauty and inspiring silence of the outback.

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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Day 5
The Ghan

Wake up to a new view outside our window, in a world which feels miles from home. Watch as the sun rises over the endless outback, as one of the most spectacular views you may ever see!

Following breakfast, arrive in Alice Springs ready for a day of exploration. With the opportunity to indulge in one of the included off train excursions, you'll have ample time to discover everything on offer. 

Day 6
The Ghan

Arrive in the middle of nowhere as your train stops in Manguri. Here, a friendly tour guide awaits where you will be whisked away to the opal mining capital of Coober Pedy. Venture into the tunnels and caves of this underground town, where you'll get an insight into how many individuals live. 

Following your exciting tour, jump back on board to prepare for your final evening on The Ghan. Dine in style, meet and share stories with new found friends or simple wind down in the comfort of your cabin.

Day 7
Adelaide - Hotel Stay

Sophisticated and multicultural, Adelaide is infused by a curious blend of influences that flavours its restaurants, arts scene, live music calendar and fashionable bars. 

Pullman Hotel Adelaide

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The Stamford Plaza Adelaide

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Day 8
Adelaide - Hotel Stay

From visiting Adelaide Central Markets, to admiring the familiar animals at Adelaide Zoo, there's plenty to see and do during your stay here. As the fifth most populous city of Australia, you'll be spoilt with a buzzing city vibe and fabulous night life. 

Day 9
Adelaide - Hotel Stay and Tour

Here you’ll enjoy a full day tour to the renowned Barossa Valley, South Australia’s premium wine making region. Sample the delights of the Barossa Valley on a full-day guided tour from Adelaide that includes two wine tastings, a delicious winery lunch and a visit to Hahndorf. Your knowledgeable guide shares the valley's wine-making history before guided tastings at Seppeltsfield Winery and Wolf Blass. With stops at local landmarks and a scenic route that takes in the River Torrens and Adelaide Hills, your tour provides an in-depth experience of the legendary wine-making region and its environs.

Day 10
Fly Home

Prices

28 Apr 2019 - 07 May 2019 Gold Twin from $5,999
28 Apr 2019 - 07 May 2019 Gold Single from $7,999
26 May 2019 - 04 Jun 2019 Gold Twin from $5,899
26 May 2019 - 04 Jun 2019 Gold Single from $7,499
28 Jul 2019 - 06 Aug 2019 Gold Twin from $6,999
28 Jul 2019 - 06 Aug 2019 Gold Single from $7,999
11 Aug 2019 - 20 Aug 2019 Gold Twin from $6,999
11 Aug 2019 - 20 Aug 2019 Gold Single from $7,999
25 Aug 2019 - 03 Sep 2019 Gold Twin from $6,999
25 Aug 2019 - 03 Sep 2019 Gold Single from $7,999
29 Sep 2019 - 08 Oct 2019 Gold Twin from $6,899
29 Sep 2019 - 08 Oct 2019 Gold Single from $7,699
20 Oct 2019 - 29 Oct 2019 Gold Twin from $6,799
20 Oct 2019 - 29 Oct 2019 Gold Single from $7,499

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