Just for Singles The Ghan and Top End
Just for Singles The Ghan and Top End
8 days

Featuring Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy

Overview

Enjoy Darwin and the exciting new four day journey aboard The Ghan. Travelling through the heart of the outback on a 72-hour adventure, immerse yourself in the ancient mysteries of Nitmiluk Gorge Katherine, enjoy Off Train experiences in Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges and savour the wonders of Coober Pedy before arriving into the City of Churches, Adelaide.

Australian Destination Northern Territory, South Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 30 July to 06 August 2017
Number Of Days 8 days
Guaranteed Single Room $5,525
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $0
Share a Room and Save $175

Holiday Activity Level High
 
 
 
 

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highlights
  • Darwin Sunset and Dinner Cruise
  • Litchfield National Park Touring
  • Corroboree Billabong Cruise
  • The Legendary Ghan (Darwin to Adelaide)
  • Nitmiluk Gorge Katherine
  • Off Train Excursions Alice Springs
  • MacDonnell Ranges Outback Evening BBQ
  • Off Train Excursions Coober Pedy
  • Pre/Post Tour Transfers (ex Perth, Western Australia)

  • Airfares and Taxes

  • Travel Insurance*

  • 18 Meals

  • 7 Nights Accommodation

  • Tours and Attractions

  • Professional Villa Tour Leader

Your holiday itinerary (ex Perth, Western Australia)
 
Day 1. Perth to Darwin (D)
The warmth of the tropical top end awaits you.  You will be collected from home and transferred to the Perth Domestic Airport for your flight to Darwin.  This afternoon an orientation tour will introduce you to your tropical surrounds.  Overnight: Hilton Hotel, Darwin
 
Day 2. Adelaide River and Darwin Harbour Cruise (BD)
Leaving Darwin, we travel the Arnhem Highway to the Adelaide River floodplain where a spectacular cruise on the Corroboree Billabong awaits.  Containing the largest concentration of saltwater crocodiles in the world here you will also discover the fantastic birdlife and the stunning landscape of waterlilies.  Learn about the Billabong from your knowledgeable guide.  At the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, browse the displays that feature natural history and one of the greatest natural disasters in Australia.  This evening a special welcome dinner is planned aboard the Charles Darwin. Relax as a sunset cruise travels the Harbour and a unique tropical dining experience is provided for you.  Overnight:  Hilton Hotel, Darwin
 
Day 3. Litchfield National Park (BLD)
Today explore the thundering falls, the walking tracks, rainforest pockets, intriguing magnetic termite mounds and the pandanus lined pools on a full day adventure into the stunning Litchfield National Park.  Discover an ancient landscape shaped by water.  See rugged sandstone escarpments, historic ruins and retreat to shady monsoon forests for your walks.  Two-metre high magnetic termite mounds reveal the fascinating and intriguing architectural feat of the termites, the spectacular Florence Falls cascades into a plunge pool and the platform above offers panoramic views of the open valley.  Reinvigorated by the cool waters of the Litchfield National Park meander back to Darwin.  Overnight:  Hilton Hotel, Darwin
 
Day 4. The Legendary Ghan – Katherine (BLD)
Departing Darwin, begin your great rail adventure aboard the legendary Ghan.  For four days and three nights, you will discover the extraordinary landscapes of our outback at a relaxing pace in refined comfort and style. Your all-inclusive Gold Service experience includes Off Train Experiences, beverages throughout the journey, access to the Outback Explorer Lounge, luxurious dining in the Restaurant Car and your Gold Service sleeper cabin serviced by your own steward.  On arrival into Katherine, the Nitmiluk Gorge will delight you.  Back on board The Ghan relax in your cabin, socialise and enjoy the passing parade of desert landscapes or gather for a drink or game of cards before dinner followed by a nightcap with new friends. Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 5. The Legendary Ghan - Alice (BLD)
Each new day begins with a fresh new panorama.  Awake to the essence of central Australia.  Today you will arrive in the outback town of Alice Springs where there is time to explore the oasis of history, culture and beauty.  Your experiences continue into the evening where your Off Train Excursion in Alice Springs includes a dinner under the stars at the magnificent MacDonnell Ranges.  Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 6. The Legendary Ghan – Coober Pedy (BLD)
Enjoy a full day in Coober Pedy, the sun-scorched opal mining capital of world where more than half of the
residents live underground.  Venture into the tunnels and caves of this underground town, mined for riches and visit the stunning Outback moonscape that is the Breakaways.  Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 7. The Legendary Ghan – Arrive Adelaide (BD)
Today is your last morning aboard The Ghan and the culmination of a north to south traverse across the centre of Australia.  The red desert gives way to the fertile hills and vineyards of the Clare Valley and the Mount Lofty Ranges.  Arriving into Adelaide we bid farewell to The Ghan. Your coach captain will provide an orientation tour of Adelaide followed by free time in the city at your leisure. Overnight: Ibis Adelaide, Adelaide
 
Day 8. Adelaide to Perth (B)
Following breakfast, transfer to the Adelaide Airport for the return flight to Perth.  On arrival our courtesy small charter vehicle will see you safely home.
 
Itinerary is subject to change.  Terms and conditions apply.  FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.

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