Experience the legendary Ghan and all-inclusive touring in Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin. The comprehensive three location package includes 5 nights accommodation in Adelaide, 7 nights accommodation in Alice Springs and 5 nights accommodation in Darwin, including meals and luxury coach touring. Combine the luxury of the Ghan with the highlights of the Adelaide region and the adventure of luxury coach touring in the Northern Territory. Discover the Barossa Valley, lunch in the seaside township of Victor Harbour, and a cruise on an authentic paddle-steamer along the Murray River. Enjoy a Special Dinner at Uluru, a 4WD tour of Palm Valley, a tour of the West MacDonnell Ranges and a tour of Alice Springs along with daily breakfast before rejoining the Ghan to continue to Darwin. Experience highlights of the Top End such as Kakadu, and Litchfield National Park, a cruise on the Yellow Water Billabong as well as a Special Dinner Cruise around Darwin Harbour and breakfast daily. Themes include: South Australia, Northern Territory, Departs from Adelaide, Ghan, Luxury Coach, Returns from Kakadu. + Show more
Ghan Train Adelaide to Alice Springs to Darwin (Gold Service)
All Airfares (e.g. home to Adelaide and Darwin to home)
5 Nights Accommodation in Adelaide
7 Nights Accommodation in Alice Springs
5 Nights Accommodation in Darwin
Hotel Breakfast Daily, Special Uluru Dinner, Special Cruise Dinner, 5 Lunches, 2 Morning Teas
All meals onboard Ghan, FREE beverages throughout your journey, FREE toiletries kit, Cabin Steward service , in-cabin music and commentary, use of “Outback Explorer Lounge”
All Ghan Off-Train Excursions and Activities (eg Katherine, Marla, Manguri)
Luxury Day Tours: Barossa Valley, Victor Harbour, Murray River, Uluru (Ayers Rock, Olgas), Palm Valley, West Macdonnells, Guided Walks at Mala and Mutitjulu Waterhole, Kakadu, Litchfield National Park, Jumping Crocodiles
Alice Springs Coach Tour
Darwin Coach Tour
Adelaide Coach Tour with River Cruise
Uluru with Special Dinner
Sunset Harbour Cruise with Special Dinner
Cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, Cruise at Katherine Gorge, Cruise Along Adelaide River
Meet and Greet Personalised Return Transfers (Train Stations, Hotel and Airports)
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in South Australia and Northern Territory)
The GhanAlice SpringsUluru (Ayers Rock)Special Dinner at UluruKakadu National ParkLitchfield National ParkJumping Crocodiles CruiseCruise on Yellow Water BillabongSpecial Cruise DinnerKata Tjuta (The Olgas)West MacDonnell RangesPalm Valley Desert OasisStandley ChasmOrmiston Gorge and WaterholeSimpsons GapGlen Helen GorgeFinke ValleyRoyal Flying Doctor ServiceHistoric Telegraph StationSchool of the AirSimpson DesertSpectacular panoramic 360-degree view from the summit of Anzac HillNational Pioneer Women's Hall of FameOld Ghan Train MuseumOlive Pink Botanic GardensTodd MallContemporary Aboriginal ArtTodd RiverAlice Springs Reptile CentreCultural PrecinctDarwinTimor SeaCullen Bay MarinaMindil Beach Sunset MarketsMitchell Street restaurants and cafesWorld War II Oil Storage TunnelsCyclone Tracy MuseumCharles Darwin National ParkFannie BayUSS Peary Memorial Darwin Botanic GardensNorthern Territory Parliament HouseThe EsplanadeDarwin Convention CentreLyons CottageEast Point ReserveLake AlexanderCavanagh Street (old China Town)Chinese TempleStokes HillFort Hill WharfTrendy Darwin WharfBicentennial ParkNT Government HouseArafura SeaPalmerstonFlorence FallsTermite MoundsBuley RockholeAdelaide RiverMarrakai WetlandsArnhem HighwayHumpty DooWarradjan Aboriginal Cultural CentreWetlands Visitor CentreSouth Alligator RiverNourlangie RockRock Art Galleries (up to 50,000 years old)AdelaideBarossa ValleySpecial Winery LunchMurray Paddle-SteamerSpecial Cruise LunchMurray RiverFleurieu PeninsulaVictor HarborMcLaren ValeAdelaide HillsHahndorfMount Lofty RangesTorrens GorgeMannumGoolwaPort ElliotHorseshoe BayEncounter BayHistoric ChurchesRundle MallBeehive CornerAdelaide OvalVictoria SquareKing William Street BoulevardThe TerracesGardens and GreenbeltsRiver TorrensWineries of South Australia
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DAY 1 Welcome to Adelaide
As you arrive into Adelaide you can feel the history and culture of 'The City of Churches'. You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Adelaide.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 2 Adelaide Luxury Coach Tour and River Cruise
Adelaide is famous for stylish architecture, beautiful parklands, boutique shopping, cafe strips, sandy swimming beaches, fabulous arts events, festivals, nightlife, and sandstone cottages with sweeping gardens. The diverse cultural mix of its one million population guarantees that the food is sensational. Adelaide is Australia's wine capital and lies between rolling hills to the east and beautiful sandy beaches to the west, with world class vineyards within easy reach.
Your friendly driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned luxury coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the onboard full commentary throughout the morning. Today see Victoria Square (heart of Adelaide City), Gouger Street (restaurant cafe strip), King William Street's famous boulevard, The Terraces (4 terraces that separate the city from its greenbelts) and Adelaide's magnificent parks, gardens and greenbelts. See River Torrens with its delightful garden banks, Parliament House, State Library, Trinity Church (Adelaide's oldest church), fashionable Hutt Street and stop at Haigh's Chocolates to enjoy complimentary tea or coffee accompanied by fine Haigh's chocolates (Haigh's unavailable on Sundays). See Beehive Corner at Rundle Mall, Adelaide Oval (one of Australia's most notable cricket grounds and houses the Bradman collection), the quaint suburbs of North Adelaide; O'Connell Street (restaurants and trendy shops), St Peter's Cathedral, Colonel Light's Lookout on Montefiore Hill (spectacular views over Adelaide).
Following your tour of Adelaide, embark on a leisurely scenic cruise along the Torrens River on board the famous Adelaide icon, “The Popeye”. Take in the picturesque scenery and prolific birdlife as you cruise through the heart of this wonderful city. Finish your cruise at Elder Park and spend some time taking in this beautiful oasis in the heart of Adelaide.
Enjoy some free-time this afternoon to explore Adelaide and some of it treasures.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Ups, Torrens River Cruise, Tea, Haigh's Chocolates, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 3 Barossa Valley with Special Lunch
Head to the Adelaide Hills to explore one of Australian best and most famous wine-producing regions, now regarded as one of finest in the world, and is home to Australia's most expensive wine, Penfolds Grange. Enjoy your delicious Special Lunch at a renowned winery restaurant, including tastings, winemaking tour and wine education. Explore some of the quaint and charming villages in the Adelaide Hills, part of the Mount Lofty Ranges. See the heavy influence of the original German settlers, such as buildings with steeply sloping roofs, Lutheran stone churches and the local versions of Germanic cuisine. Visit Hahndorf, the beautiful Lutheran settlement dating back to 1838, with its arts, crafts, cottage industry shops, pubs, traditional small goods and bakeries that evoke the tastes and smells of Bavaria.
Leaving Adelaide, enjoy a scenic tour alongside the Torrens River through the spectacular Torrens Gorge, see Kangaroo Creek Reservoir, Millbrook Reservoir, Williamstown (beautiful stone buildings) and learn the secrets of Barossa Reservoir's 'Whispering Wall'. Stop at Lyndoch Bakery for complimentary coffee or tea and a German sampler plate of sweet treats. Discover the art of great winemaking on your 'Behind the Scenes' guided tour of Jacob’s Creek Wines, housed in a charming historic chateau. Enjoy a tutored wine tasting incorporating introductory wine education, view the original winery built in 1897 with traditional winemaking equipment. Stop at Barossa Chateau for a delicious Special Lunch, your two course winery restaurant lunch with the opportunity to taste wines from this highly regarded vineyard. Experience the panoramic views over the Barossa Valley from Mengler's Hill lookout, continue through the old mill town of Woodside and the Adelaide Hills. Stop at Hahndorf (Australia's oldest German settlement), stroll under the Elm trees along Hahndorf's main street, see quaint cottages, craft shops and tea rooms. See the delightful villages of Crafers, Stirling, Aldgate (all set amongst the lush greenness of the Adelaide Hills) and Bridgewater (with Bridgewater Mill and Waterwheel).
Head back to Adelaide with a deep appreciation of the Australian wine industry and the beauty of the Adelaide Hills.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Morning Tea, Bakery Sampler Plate, Winemaking Tour, Wine Education, Special Two Course Lunch, Wine Tastings, Overnight Accommodation .
DAY 4 Murray Riverboat with Special Lunch
Cruise along the mighty Murray River in a fully restored 100 year old paddle-steamer and enjoy a Special Buffet Lunch onboard. Your magnificent 160 ton riverboat is living history. She is one of the world's only steam driven, wood fired, side paddle, heritage paddle-steamers still in operation. Learn the rich history of one of the world's greatest river systems and the key town of Mannum. This historic Lower Murray town is the birthplace of Australia's paddle-steamer, hear the stories from the river-folk and learn how the river breathes life into this rugged region.
Travel by luxury coach through rolling hills and rural land now rich in green vineyards and golden citrus orchards thanks to the Murray, the arid pasture region of the Murraylands. Arrive at Mannum (birthplace of the River Murray paddle-steamers), cruise the broad waters of the Murray onboard your historic paddle-steamer riverboat, enjoy a delightful morning tea on board, whilst marveling at the stark cliffs, river red gums and willows that burden the waters of the Mighty Murray. Spot for galahs, cockatoos and pelicans. Time for your Special Lunch, a delicious buffet lunch served onboard your paddle-steamer as you cruise the majestic Murray. Take in the view over Mannum and the Murray from a scenic lookout, enjoy free time exploring Mannum, perhaps take a ride on the punt (time permitting). Follow the Torrens Valley scenic drive through Palmer, Tungkillo and Birdwood to Gumeracha; Continue down the Chain of Ponds to Tea Tree Gully. Return to Adelaide through the undulating green Adelaide Hills after full day of new memories.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Morning Tea, Riverboat Cruise, Special Buffet Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 5 Victor Harbor and McLaren Vale
The Fleurieu Peninsula is a holiday playground of wineries, seaside towns and lakes whose population trebles during holiday periods. The splendid seaside resort township of Victor Harbor is where the mouth of the massive Murray River finally meets the ocean. The internationally respected wine region of McLaren Vale has more than 60 cellar doors and produces amazing Shiraz, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay wines. The old paddle-steamer port of Goolwa is on Lake Alexandrina, near the Murray Mouth, and is joined by a bridge to Hindmarsh Island.
Tour through the Mt Lofty Ranges with its many quaint villages and panoramic views. Stop at historic Strathalbyn on the Angas River. See the river Port of Goolwa (where the Murray River meets the lakes and sea), Port Elliot, Horseshoe Bay, Encounter Bay and Victor Harbor. Perhaps ride a horse drawn tram across the causeway to Granite Island. Enjoy some free time to explore Victor Harbor. Then onto McLaren Vale wine region to see the vineyards, leafy olive groves, almond groves and magnificent old stone wineries. Perhaps taste top local wines at Hardys Tintara Cellar Door, sample produce at Medlow Confectionery and sample produce at Almond Train. Take in the views of the picturesque coastal seaside towns, before heading north back to Adelaide to conclude your full day of exploring the Fleurieu Peninsula.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Ups, Overnight Accommodation.
DAYS 6 - 7 Ghan Adelaide to Alice Springs
Time to say goodbye to beautiful Adelaide and friendly hotel hosts. Your transfer will take you to Keswick Train Station to meet the Ghan.
Experience Orient Express style luxury contrasting against the raw beauty of the Red Centre onboard the legendary Ghan.
See below for full details on your Ghan journey.
As you arrive into the Red Centre of Australia you can still sense the strong pioneering outback spirit of Alice Springs. You will be transferred from the airport to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Alice Springs.
Adelaide Hotel to Railway Station Transfer, 1 Night Gold Service Cabin on the Ghan, 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner, Luxury Katherine Gorge (Darwin to Alice Springs customers only), Railway Station to Alice Springs Hotel Transfer.
DAY 8 Alice Springs Luxury Coach Tour
Discover this historic pioneer town, famous for Afghan cameleers, gold-diggers, flying doctor base, school of the air, the usually dry Todd River, the Simpson Desert, ‘A Town Like Alice’, contemporary Aboriginal art (Todd Mall) and the Aboriginal Arrernte people. 4.5 hour luxury coach tour with great informative commentary from our experienced local guide.
Breakfast, Alice Springs Luxury Coach Tour, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 9 Uluru with Special Dinner
Uluru is one of the world's most recognisable natural landmarks and is regarded in geology as an "Island Mountain". Stand in awe as it overwhelms your senses with its sheer scale, its changing colours, its incredible texture, its spirit and its wonder. The monolith of Uluru (Ayers Rock) is listed as a World Heritage Site and is 25km from Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) - a beautiful collection of protruding rock domes. Both of these remarkable features form the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park which is home to a plethora of springs, waterholes, rock caves and ancient paintings. Uluru and the Kata Tjuta have great cultural significance for the Anangu Aboriginal people who share their Dreamtime stories.
Your friendly driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned luxury coach before sharing experiences, fascinating facts and enchanting stories in the onboard full commentary throughout the day. Head out of Alice Springs along South Road, on to the Stuart Highway, pass the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges, enjoy a light breakfast on board the coach, take a break at Erldunda Roadhouse (typical remote outback roadhouse), view the Aboriginal art display (with time to purchase), cross remote endless desert plains, experience the vast openness of Outback Australia, spot for massive road-trains, see Mt Ebenezer, Mt Conner, stunning sand ridges clad with desert oaks and Yulara (modern desert tourist resort town housing Ayers Rock Resort). Welcome to Uluru.... experience the spirit and presence of Uluru, the heart of Australia. Arrive at the base of Uluru - see it, touch it perhaps even climb it. Learn of Aboriginal Tjukurpa and rock art on the Mala Walk and take a guided walk to Mutitjulu Waterhole to see amazing Aboriginal rock art, learn of the law, legends and bush tucker of the beautiful Anangu people. Visit the Uluru and Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre and learn more about Aboriginal culture and art. Visit Kata Tjuta (The Olgas), where walking trails lead to cool valleys and secluded waterholes.
Witness the changing colours of Uluru at sunset while sipping sparkling wine and enjoying your Special Dinner. With Uluru as a dramatic backdrop, it will be hard to forget this amazing and delicious BBQ dinner. Return to Alice Springs following dinner (with a convenience stop) to conclude a day full of wonderful new experiences and new memories. Walks are optional (but included in the cost) - hats, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating. Note the Uluru climb may be closed at any time due to Aboriginal cultural requirements or extreme weather. Arrive back into Alice Springs with your camera full of wonderful new memories.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Light Breakfast, Lunch, Sunset BBQ Dinner with Sparkling Wine at Uluru, Guided Walks at Mala and Mutitjulu Waterhole and National Park entry, Overnight Accommodation
DAY 10 West MacDonnell Range Luxury Coach Tour
Today explore the iconic West MacDonnell Ranges that form the dramatic ochre red back-drop to Alice Springs, including Standley Chasm, Ellery Creek, Big Hole, Ormiston Gorge and Glen Helen Gorge. This amazing Central Australian geological feature has many hidden treasures for you to discover.
Travel west on Larapinta Drive, passing the John Flynn Memorial (foot of the Mt Gillen), see what remains of the twin ghost gums (famous painting by Albert Namatjira), stop at Standley Chasm (amazing red cleft that glows) for a delicious morning tea, perhaps walk into the Chasm (Angkerle Creek bed). Stop at Ellery Creek Big Hole (optional short walk to the cool waterhole), visit the Ochre Pits and Glen Helen Gorge (semi permanent waterhole) before your scrumptious lunch (with beer, wine or soft drink). Experience Ormiston Gorge and waterhole, with time to enjoy the refreshing waterhole (perhaps have a well deserved swim). Visit Simpsons Gap. All the time spotting for the amazing wildlife such as eagles, kites and falcons (soaring above the range on warm currents) as well as black footed rock wallabies and desert lizards.
Breakfast, Luxury Day Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Morning Tea, Guided Walk, Ploughman Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 11 Palm Valley 4WD Luxury Coach Tour
Palm Valley is well named. The contrast of the magnificent green palm trees against the red ochre earth and blue sky is a sight to be seen. The desert oasis of Palm Valley is the only place in Central Australia where livistona palms survive from the red centre's tropical past.
Today we take a luxury 4WD vehicle to the heart of the outback on an adventure to discover this amazing area. We head west on Larapinta Drive out of Alice Springs, travel alongside the ochre coloured West MacDonnells, cross vast open outback plains on Namatjira Drive, into the Aboriginal homelands of the beautiful Arrernte people and then stop to visit Hermannsburg (an 1870's Lutheran mission). Wander through historic buildings, the Hermannsburg Museum and Art Gallery and learn the reality of Aboriginal history in this region. Enjoy morning tea at Hermannsburg. Head off-road and onto the dry bed of the Finke River, follow the riverbed to Finke Gorge National Park, 4WD further into the gorge to Palm Valley, walk on the dry river bed with its amazing livistona palms and cycads (palm and fern like plants that are either all male or all female), walk along the valley rim with stunning views over Palm Valley, at Kalarranga Lookout experience amazing views over the Amphitheatre and Finke Valley. Enjoy a delicious ploughman's lunch in these spectacular surroundings. Witness the changing colours of the West MacDonnells in the afternoon light. Head back into Alice Springs onboard your luxury 4WD (four wheel drive) coach. Walks are optional (but included in the cost) - hats, sunscreen, sturdy walking shoes and bottled water are required when participating.
The iconic town of Alice Springs in Australia's Red Centre is home to a proud pioneer history, a frontier town surrounded by vast swathes of ochre desert, this cosmopolitan town has a vibrant arts scene and a rich Aboriginal culture, shop at Alice Springs Street Markets, visit the historic Telegraph Station and see the diverse plant collections at Olive Pink Botanic Gardens.
Spend the day exploring Alice Springs at your own leisure.
Breakfast, Overnight Accommodation.
DAYS 14 - 15 Ghan Alice Springs to Darwin
Experience Orient Express style luxury contrasting against the raw beauty of the Red Centre onboard the legendary Ghan, and then discover balmy tropical Darwin for 5 nights. Immerse yourself in this ancient land and feel the true spirit of Australia.
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When you arrive into Darwin you can sense the cosmopolitan and thriving atmosphere of this historic tropical north Australian city. You will be transferred from the train station to your hotel. You can relax and use the rest of the day to explore your hotel and its facilities, perhaps take a stroll around the neighbourhood and central Darwin.
Alice Springs Hotel to Railway Station Transfer, 1 Night Gold Service Cabin on the Ghan, 1 Breakfasts,1 Lunches ,1 Dinners, Luxury Katherine Gorge Tour, Railway Station to Darwin Hotel Transfer.
DAY 16 Darwin Tour, Sunset Cruise and Special Dinner
Enjoy a leisurely start to your day today before your fascinating 4 hour guided tour of Darwin’s rich culture and history. Your friendly local driver will pick you up in the comfortable air-conditioned coach before sharing experiences, facts and enchanting stories in the on-board full commentary. Enjoy the sights of our unique city.
As the sun goes down you will cruise off into the balmy tropical evening on a relaxing 2.5-hour sunset cruise around the harbour. Dine onboard the vessel, savouring a delicious buffet dinner (with salad bar), a choice of complimentary drink and first-class service as you look out across the Arafura Sea. What an amazing first full day in the Top End!
Breakfast, Darwin Tour with Hotel Pick Up, Sunset Harbour Cruise, Buffet Dinner, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 17 Litchfield Luxury Day Tour
This is a truly beautiful and spiritual destination. The iconic Litchfield National Park is famous for stunning cascading tropical waterfalls, warm swimming holes, the Tabletop Range sandstone plateau, monsoon tropical rainforests, intriguing magnetic termite mounds and ancient aboriginal sites of the Wagait people. Significant attractions include Florence Falls, Buley Rockhole, Wangi Falls, Tolmer Falls, Tjaetaba Falls, Tjaynera Falls (Sandy Creek), Surprise Creek Falls, Blyth Homestead and Bamboo Creek.
Today you will discover Litchfield, including Florence Falls, the termite mounds, Wangi Falls, Tolmer Falls, Buley Rockhole and will have the opportunity to take a dip in refreshing natural plunge pools boarded by magnificent pandanas palms.
We skirt Francis Bay on Darwin Harbour, head south out of Darwin on the Stuart Highway, take a short break at the town of Batchelor, stop at the Meridean Termite Mounds (learn about Cathedral and Magnetic Termite Mounds), visit Florence Falls (stunning views, perhaps walk down to the plunge pool for a swim in this beautiful oasis), visit Buley Rockhole (cascades and many rockpools offer an opportunity for a refreshing swim), perhaps take a walk to Tolmer Falls (breathtaking valley with a waterfall and distant views toward the coast over cattle stations), see monsoon forests and woodland areas, enjoy a homestyle lunch (with cold meats, salad and tea or coffee), visit Wangi Falls and plunge pool (perhaps take a dip or a stroll through lush tropical forest or relax and just take it all in). Head back to Darwin, reflecting on your enchanting day of enriching experiences on this beautiful and spiritual land.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick Ups, Picnic Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 18 Jumping Crocodiles Luxury Day Tour
Enjoy some free-time this morning to explore Darwin before you set off for an exciting afternoon.
Travel inland to cruise a section of the Adelaide River. The Adelaide River starts in Litchfield National Park and is well known for its high concentration of saltwater crocodiles, along with other wildlife. An excellent opportunity to observe these primeval creatures as you cruise along the Adelaide River.
Today you will cruise the Adelaide River in crocodile infested waters, visit the Wetlands Visitor Centre, see Fogg Dam Nature Reserve. Today is an amazing adventure.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Cruise Along Adelaide River, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 19 Kakadu Luxury Day Tour and Cruise
World Heritage-listed Kakadu is internationally famous for very good reason. Experience Australia’s biggest national park - with its dramatic escarpments, tropical rainforest, lush wetlands, millions of migratory birds, thundering waterfalls, sparkling waterholes, crocodiles, rock art galleries (up to 50,000 years old) and traditional aboriginal owners, the happy and proud Bininj / Mungguy people.
At Kakadu National Park on the South Alligator River, take a short guided walk to Nourlangie Rock to see ancient Aboriginal rock art (optional but included in the price), enjoy a tropical buffet lunch (cold meats, salad and fruit), take a 1.5 hour guided cruise on Yellow Water Billabong, spotting for crocodiles, brolgas, magpie geese and kites. Take in the serenity and beauty of the Kakadu wetlands. Head back into Darwin after a full day of discovery.
Breakfast, Luxury Coach Tour with Hotel Pick-Up, Yellow Water Billabong Cruise, Optional Guided Walks, Tropical Buffet Lunch, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 20 Say Goodbye to Darwin
Time to say goodbye to beautiful tropical Darwin, your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts. Your transfer will take you back to Darwin Airport to meet your flight home.
Breakfast, Meet and Greet Personalised Return Transfer.
Inclusions Onboard the Ghan
Relax in your private Gold Service Cabin and watch the red heart of Australia pass by through your large window. Enjoy all meals onboard the Ghan in the stylish Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car (flexible times, hearty breakfasts, two course lunches, three course dinners). Your package includes FREE soft drinks, beers, high-quality standard wines, base spirits, tea and coffee throughout your journey on board. You will also receive a FREE toiletries kit. You have Cabin Steward service, in-cabin music and detailed journey commentary (available from your cabin sound system) and you will love the cosy but exclusive atmosphere of the Outback Explorer Lounge. Your package includes Gold Service but can be upgrade to Platinum Service.
Upgrade to Platinum Service: Experience the luxury of larger cabin space (twice the size of a Gold Service Twin Cabin) along with private Platinum Transfers, in-cabin breakfasts and access to the exclusive new Platinum Lounge and Restaurant. See Upgrade Options below for details.
This package includes all flights as detailed below in the price section (including all fees, levies and taxes). However, we can tailor this package to include our special discounted 'package only' airfares from anywhere. Simply let us know.
Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin Hotel Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin. Our "Good Standard" central Adelaide, Alice Springs and Darwin hotel has great facilities, a comfortable room and friendly service (typically 3.5 stars). Alternatively, why not treat yourself? The "Deluxe" hotel has superior facilities, stylish room and first class service (typically 4 stars). The “Luxury” hotel is upscale with a more luxurious feel for the discerning traveller and great for celebrating an anniversary (typically 5 stars).
The package is priced on the "Good Standard" option. See Optional Upgrades below for more details, or simply ask.
Rail and Airport Transfers Included
You will be transferred from Adelaide Airport on arrival in Adelaide to your central Adelaide hotel and transferred from your Adelaide hotel to the Ghan railway station. You will be transferred from the railway station on arrival in Alice Springs to your Alice Springs hotel. You will later be transferred from your hotel to the Ghan railway station for your journey to Darwin and from the Ghan railway station on arrival in Darwin to your Darwin hotel. You will also be transferred from your hotel to Darwin airport for your journey home.
All Off-Train Excursions and Activities Included
This package includes all Off-Train activities with various touring options:
Katherine: Choose from a selection of included tour and gorge cruise options.
Marla (Ghan Classic Adelaide to Darwin): Disembark to enjoy a light breakfast and tea or coffee in this remote and tiny enclave.
Manguri (Ghan Classic Darwin to Adelaide): Disembark to enjoy a nightcap, served with premium chocolate, by the light of an Outback bonfire.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Northern Territory and South Australian at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It's a great way to save even more on your holiday.
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The legendary Ghan... This remarkable journey connects Darwin and Adelaide, travelling through the red heart of Australia. The contrast of the opulent Ghan journeying through the rugged outback is a memory you will treasure. From Adelaide witness South Australia's rolling green hills gradually change to the ochre red of the Flinders Ranges, then travel through the Red Centre to Alice Springs, before reaching the tropical Top End through Katherine to Darwin. You will feel the true spirit of our ancient land. Enjoy the off-train touring and activities. Savour the delicious food and wines.
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