The Ghan and Top End - June Departure
The Ghan and Top End - June Departure
8 days

Featuring Darwin, Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy

Overview

Discover Darwin’s ancient landscapes, famous waterways and abundant wildlife before taking an epic rail journey on the legendary Ghan through the heart of Australia’s outback to Adelaide, stopping en-route for some amazing off-train adventures.

Australian Destination Northern Territory, South Australia
International Destination
Tour Date 22 to 29 June 2022
Number Of Days 8 days
Tour Price From (per person twin share) $6,735
Tour Cost Adult$0
Tour Price Single Option $110

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highlights
  • The legendary Ghan (Darwin to Adelaide)
  • Off-train excursions - Katherine, Alice Springs, Coober Pedy
  • Darwin sunset and dinner cruise
  • Litchfield National Park touring
  • Corroboree Billabong cruise
  • The Adelaide River

Pre/post tour transfers (ex Perth, WA)

Airfares and taxes

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)                                                                                 
We collect you from home for the flight to Darwin. Upon arrival, an orientation tour introduces you to your tropical surroundings. Overnight: Hilton, Darwin
 
Day 2. Litchfield National Park (BLD)                                                              
Thundering falls, rainforest, intriguing magnetic termite mounds and pandanus-lined pools of Litchfield National Park await on your full-day adventure. See rugged sandstone escarpments, historic ruins and the spectacular Florence Falls, before retreating to walk through shady monsoon forests. Overnight: Hilton, Darwin
 
Day 3. Wetlands, Museum and sunset dinner cruise (BD)             
Travel the Arnhem Highway and board the Wildlands Wetlands Safari cruise to explore the Corroboree Billabong and the Mary River Wetlands. View stunning water lilies as you search for crocodiles and birds. Back in Darwin, visit the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, then enjoy dinner on a sunset harbour cruise. Overnight: Hilton, Darwin
 
Day 4. The Ghan – Katherine (BLD)                                          
Begin your great rail adventure aboard the legendary Ghan with Gold Service inclusions such as beverages, access to the Outback Explorer Lounge, restaurant-quality dining and your own steward. Upon arrival in Katherine, enjoy your choice of off-train excursions. Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 5. The Ghan - Alice Springs (BLD)                                                
Awake in central Australia. Explore the history, culture and wildlife in the outback town of Alice Springs. Your outback experiences continue into the evening with dinner under the stars and entertainment. Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 6. The Ghan – Coober Pedy (BLD)                                                
Enjoy a full day exploring the opal mining capital of the world, Coober Pedy. Venture into the tunnels and caves of this underground town or visit the stunning outback moonscape of the Breakaways. Overnight: The Ghan
 
Day 7. The Ghan – Adelaide (BD)                      
Enjoy your last morning aboard The Ghan, as the red desert gives way to the fertile hills and vineyards of the Clare Valley and the Mount Lofty Ranges. As we arrive in Adelaide it’s time to bid farewell to The Ghan. Overnight: Majestic Rooftop Garden Hotel, Adelaide
 
Day 8. Adelaide to Perth (B)                                                       
Transfer to Adelaide Airport for the return flight to Perth. Upon arrival we will see you safely home.
 
Itinerary is subject to change. Terms and conditions apply. FreeCall 1800 066 272 for details.

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