Ghan to Darwin with an 11 day luxury coach touring through Katherine, Kununurra, El Questro, Halls Creek, and Fitzroy Crossing to Broome as well as luxury touring in Broome. Discover the fascinating journey from Darwin to Broome on luxury coach as well the experience of travelling to Darwin on the Ghan on this 14 day package to the Northern Territory and Western Australia. Themes include: Kimberley, Kimberley Tours, South Australia, Northern Territory, Western Australia, Departs from Adelaide, Ghan, Luxury Coach, Returns from Broome. + Show more
Ghan Train Adelaide to Darwin (Gold Service)
All Flights (e.g. home to Adelaide & Broome to home)
11 Day Darwin to Broome Luxury Coach Tour
2 Nights Gold Cabin Accommodation on Ghan (1 night ex Alice Springs)
3 Nights Accommodation in Broome
10 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 9 Dinners
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 & Activities (eg Alice Springs, Katherine, Marla, Manguri)
Ghan 90th Birthday Celebration Surprises (special extras if you travel June, July or Aug 2019)
Meet and Greet Personalised Return Transfers (Train Station, Hotel and Airport)
FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book ($500 Value discounts and bonuses in Western Australia)
The GhanDarwinGibb River RoadBungle Bungles (Purunululu) National ParkKatherine GorgeKimberleyArgyle Diamond MineLake ArgyleNorthern Territory Parliament HouseAdelaideAlice SpringsCyclone Tracy MuseumTrendy Darwin WharfWaterfallsAdelaide RiverOrd RiverKununurraThe Kimberley OutbackHalls CreekGreat Sandy DesertFitzroy CrossingGeikie Gorge National ParkBroomePrison Boab TreeDerbyCable BeachGantheaume Point
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DAYS 1 – 3 Ghan Adelaide to Alice Springs to Darwin
Fly into Adelaide and be personally met at the airport by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to the Ghan railway station to begin your journey to Darwin.
Take a magical journey through the heart of the continent, for three days you'll be transfixed by the sheer beauty of Australia's ever changing landscape, the green rolling hills of Australia's fertile south, the vibrant ochre earth and cobalt skies of Australia's red-centre and the balmy tropical grandeur of Northern Territory's capital Darwin.
See below for full details on your Ghan journey. Note: passengers embarking in Alice Springs join on Day 2.
When you arrive into Darwin you can sense the cosmopolitan and thriving atmosphere of this historic tropical north Australian city. You will be personally met at the Ghan railway station by DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred to your Darwin 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.
Meet and Greet Personalised Arrival Transfer, 2 Nights Gold Service Cabin on the Ghan (1 Night ex Alice Springs), 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 2 Dinners, Luxury Alice Springs Coach Tour (Adelaide to Darwin customers only), Luxury Katherine Gorge Tour, Meet and Greet Personalised Rail Transfer, Overnight Darwin Accommodation.
DAY 4 Darwin to Katherine
The spectacular Katherine Gorge located in Northern Territory's Katherine region is home to some of Australia's most ruggedly beautiful landscapes, towering sandstone gorges and escarpments, lush, verdant rainforest and cascading waterfalls, cruise or canoe the river to experience the true majesty of this hauntingly beautiful place.
Today you will visit the Adelaide River War Cemetery before a Katherine Gorge Cruise on your way to your accommodation for the night in Katherine.
Following breakfast, travel south along the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River War Cemetery. Continue through Katherine to Nitmiluk National Park and enjoy a cruise in the gorge while looking out for wildlife and learn about the history and culture of the Jawoyn people, the Traditional Owners of the land. Return to the Knotts Crossing Resort for dinner and the night.
The Ord River is one of Western Australia's most beautiful waterways, situated in the remote Kimberley region, this mighty river is home to a wonderful array of wildlife such as rock wallabies, crocodiles and a plethora of different bird species, popular activities here include boating, fishing, cruising, swimming and jet skiing.
Drive from Katherine to Kununurra, stopping at the Durack Homestead Museum before cruising down the Ord River on your way to Kununurra for two nights.
Travel South West from Katherine to Kununurra. Visit the Durack Homestead Museum at Lake Argyle then enjoy a leisurely cruise down the Ord River from Lake Argyle to Kununurra before dinner. Your accommodation for the next two nights is at the Kununurra Country Club Resort.
Breakfast, Durack Homestead Museum Tour, Ord River Cruise, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 6 Explore Kununurra
The small but vibrant town of Kununurra is the perfect hub from which to explore the rugged and beautiful surrounds of the vast Kimberley region of Western Australia, the wealth of natural beauty and attractions here include lakes, rivers, gorges, waterholes and flood plains, man-made Lake Argyle is breathtaking in its sheer size and beauty.
Enjoy a tour of Kununurra and Mirima National Park before free afternoon and a signature dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory.
After breakfast take a tour of Kununurra town today. Your tour includes a visit to Mirima National Park, which is of great cultural significance to the Miriwoong people and is also home to a large variety of wildlife. Later, view the town from Kelly’s Knob lookout before enjoying a free afternoon to relax. This evening enjoy a privately hosted dinner at the Kununurra Sandalwood Factory. Enjoy a presentation by a Sandalwood expert and learn about this intriguing industry.
Breakfast, Kununurra City Tour, Special Private Dinner, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 7 Kununurra to El Questro
Gibb River Road journeys 660 km through the stunning central Kimberley Plateau from King Sound at Derby to the Cambridge Gulf at Wyndham, you travel through definitive Australia, an ancient land of stunning natural beauty, red earth and ochre rock formations, vast savannahs and endless ranges, untamed and ruggedly beautiful.
On your way to El Questro, visit the Hoochery Distillery famous for its Ord River Rum before travelling to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve. Travel down the Gibb River Road to El Questro Wildernessl Park for your two night stay at Emma Gorge Resort.
After breakfast, we travel to the Hoochery Distillery, the only rum distillery in Western Australia. Enjoy morning tea at the distillery, famous for its Ord River Rum Cake. Continue on to Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve (weather permitting) to variety of birdlife in this region. Visit Marglu Billabong, an important feeding and breeding area for waterbirds. Continue down the Gibb River Road to El Questro Wilderness Park for dinner and two nights at Emma Gorge Resort in your safari style tented cabins.
El Questro Wilderness Park is a wilderness park on El Questro Station, a huge cattle station in the vast and remote Kimberley region of Western Australia which measures over one million acres in size, the park reaches some eighty kilometres into the heart of the rugged Kimberley, attractions here include horse trekking and barramundi fishing.
Travel across the Pentecost River for a gorge cruise. Enjoy a free afternoon to do as you please and this evening, enjoy dinner and entertainment at the resort.
Enjoy breakfast on the resort’s large verandah before travelling across the Pentecost River for a cruise along the Chamberlain Gorge. Spend some time at the station before heading back to Emma Gorge Resort. Enjoy a free afternoon before dinner and drinks at the resort with local entertainment.
Argyle Diamond Mine in Western Australia's vast and remote East Kimberley region is the world's largest supplier of diamonds producing around 30 million carats each year, the mine is the world's primary source of rare pink diamonds, the mine is one of the most technologically advanced in the world and has been in operation since 1983.
Visit the Argyle Diamond Mine, the world’s largest producer of natural coloured diamonds. Continue to Halls Creek, rich in Aboriginal and European history and culture and on the edge of the Great Sandy Desert for the night.
After breakfast, travel to the Argyle Diamond Mine at the traditional Barramundi Dreaming site at Barramundi Gap. Join a local Indigenous Guide for a behind the scenes look at the diamond mining process and the cultural significance of the site. Continue to Halls Creek for the night at the Kimberley Hotel.
Geikie Gorge is located in the remote and rugged Kimberley region of Western Australia, this majestic gorge was created over millions of years by the mighty Fitzroy river eroding a swathe through an ancient limestone reef, the gorge's towering multicoloured walls are in stark and dramatic contrast to the blues of the sky and river's waters.
Travel through the Kimberley to the township of Fitzroy Crossing for the night. Visit the Yiyili Indigenous Community and enjoy a cruise through Geikie Gorge formed by the Fitzroy River.
After breakfast, travel through the Kimberley towards Fitzroy Crossing. Stop at the Yiyili Indigenous Community in Louisa Downs. Meet some of the residents at Laari Gallery, an art gallery in the community. After lunch, cruise down Geikie Gorge in the Napier Range. After dinner retire to the Fitzroy River Lodge for your overnight accommodation.
Journey to Derby and see the Boab Prison Tree on your way to Broome.
Depart for Broome after breakfast and stop at Derby to see the famous Boab Prison Tree said to have been used as overnight holding cell for indigenous Australians on their way to Derby for sentencing. Arrive in Broome and relax before dinner at the Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa, your home for the next two nights.
Breakfast, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 12 Explore Broome
The historic pearling town of Broome is the coastal gateway to the vast wilderness of the Kimberley and is home to the famous white sands of Cable Beach, learn of the fascinating history of the pearl divers and visit a pearl farm, watch a movie at the world's oldest operating outdoor cinema and see the remains of WWII Dutch catalinas in Roebuck Bay.
Today enjoy a tour of Broome township and then spend have the day to yourself.
After seeing the sights of Broome on your township tour including Gantheaume Point, spend the day at your own pace before dinner at your hotel.
Breakfast, Broome City Tour, Dinner, Overnight Accommodation.
DAY 13 Explore Broome
A camel ride along the wide expanse of beautiful Cable Beach is a simply unforgettable experience and a must-do on any visit to Broome, the famous camel-trains are a Broome icon and are much photographed, watch as sensational sunsets set over the waters of the beautiful Indian Ocean from atop your friendly camel.
Time to say goodbye to beautiful Broome, your fellow travellers and friendly hotel hosts.
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.
Upgrade to the Ultimate Ghan Expedition: Savour the Ghan experience with this extended Ghan journey. The epic Ghan Expedition special departures have four days of leisurely and immersive off-train experiences, adding an extra day. See Upgrade Options below for details.
Luxury Coach Touring
Your special overnight Luxury Coach Touring includes 1 Dinner. The luxury vehicle has a personalised air-conditioning, a video system and an onboard toilet.
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.
Broome Accommodation Included
You have 3 choices of accommodation in Broome. Our "Good Standard" central Broome 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.
Airport and Rail Transfers Included
You will be personally met by a DISCOVER AUSTRALIA representative and transferred from the airport to the railway station, from the railway station on arrival in Darwin to your hotel, from your Broome hotel to Broome Airport.
DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book
You receive the FREE DISCOVER AUSTRALIA Bonus Voucher Book that includes $500 value of discounts and bonuses throughout Darwin and Northern Territory at shops, restaurants attractions, wineries etc. It's a great way to save even more on your Northern Territory holiday.
All Off-Train Excursions & Activities Included
This package includes all Off-Train activities with various touring options:
Alice Springs: Choose from a selection of included tour options. (Upgrade to the Ghan Expedition and also experience the Outback Pioneer Dinner)
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.
Coober Pedy (Ghan Expedition upgrade): Full day in Coober Pedy. Tour the tunnels and caves of this underground town, visit the underground Serbian Orthodox church, see Umoona Opal Mine, enjoy a gourmet underground lunch and visit the Breakaways stunning outback moonscape.
The Ghan in Detail
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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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Upgrade to Platinum Service to join a select group of passengers that will experience the very best in luxury train travel onboard the Ghan including the new and exclusive Platinum Club Car.
Platinum Service includes: Spacious private lounge style cabins, premium ensuite cabin with twin or double bed, panoramic views to each side, personalised cabin steward service, private transfers to and from your journey (up to 50kms), generous luggage limit (3 x 30kg), the new and exclusive Platinum Club Car, Outback Explorer Lounge and Queen Adelaide Restaurant access, Off Train Excursions, all onboard meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, breakfast served to you in your cabin if you choose (new regional based menu), standard wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks are also included.
The indulgent Platinum Service cabins are nearly twice the size of Gold Service cabins and come with premium fittings. The large panoramic windows give you the best seats onboard the Ghan plus you have an interior window to give you views of both sides of the train at the same time. During the day, your cabin will be configured as a private lounge, with deluxe lounge seating, a table and two ottomans. By night, it is converted to a comfortable bedroom, with either a double bed or twin beds. Platinum Upgrades start at $1390 per person. All packages can be upgraded to include luxurious Platinum Service, simply ask.
Ghan Expedition Upgrade850*$
The Ultimate Ghan Experience. Upgrade to the ultimate “Ghan Expedition” for a special extended 4 day train journey allowing you to stop and really immerse yourself in some of the most remote yet captivating parts of Australia in style and luxury. Extras Include: extra night aboard The Ghan, extended off-train excursions and special BBQ dinner in Alice Springs, immersive Katherine touring/cruising options, full day in Coober Pedy where touring options come with gourmet lunch. The additional time taken creates an incredible, one-of-a-kind Ghan experience. The popular Ghan Expedition (4 day, 3 nights) operates from Darwin to Adelaide only between April to October for 2018 and 2019; and also March 2020. All touring options included in the price. Upgrade your package to incorporate the amazing “Ghan Expedition” from just $850 per person more.
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