The Ghan & The Ghan Expedition

2022 new season release

from

$2,475

per person, twin share
The Ghan
The Ghan Expedition
Red Centre Spectacular
Taste of the Top End
Taste of South Australia
The Ultimate Territory Tour
Kakadu Splendour

The Ghan

3 days / 2 nights
From Adelaide to Darwin or vice versa, The Ghan journey showcases the diversity of this island continent, with inclusive Off Train Experiences in Marla (northbound) to witness an outback sunrise, in Manguri (southbound) to gaze at the outback stars, Alice Springs in the Red Centre and Katherine for its spectacular ancient gorge system and outback lifestyle.

Off Train Experiences*

Alice Springs: A morning or afternoon in The Alice gives guests a glimpse into the history of yesterday. Visit the local landmarks, take a front row seat to a spectacular bird show at the Desert Park or view the permanent waterhole at Simpsons Gap. Upgrade options in Alice Springs include Pyndan Camel Tracks or the Spirit of Mount Gillen Helicopter Flight (additional fee applies).

Katherine: Choose from either the Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise, viewing both gorges or the Nitmiluk First Gorge Rock Art Cruise, gaining an insight into the culture of the Jawoyn people. From May through October an alternative experience is offered, the Katherine Outback Experience, showcasing the inner workings of life on an Australian cattle station. The Nitmiluk Gorge experience can be upgraded with a helicopter flight or a scenic flight over Kakadu and Nitmiluk National Parks (additional fee applies).

Marla (northbound): Set foot in the remote reaches of South Australia to witness an unforgettable outback sunrise for this early morning stop. Manguri (southbound): Cast your eyes skyward for an amazing showcase of outback stars when guests disembark for this evening stop after dinner.

*Off Train Experiences are subject to change

Inclusions

  • 3 days/ 2 nights aboard The Ghan
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Immersive off train experiences in Marla, Alice Springs, and Katherine
  • Cruise the Nitmiluk Gorge, learn more about Katherine’s ancient Indigenous rock paintings, or discover authentic outback life on a cattle station

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $2,475 per person
Gold Single from $2,165 per cabin
Platinum from $4,195 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $3,865 per person
Gold Single from $3,495 per cabin
Platinum from $6,495 per person

Departs

Adelaide to Darwin
Departing Sunday (Feb - Nov)
Departing Wednesday (Apr - Aug)

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Wednesday (Feb - Mar & Nov)
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The Ghan Expedition - Darwin to Adelaide

4 days / 3 nights
When you first step aboard The Ghan Expedition, you quickly realise it’s not just the beginning of a journey, it’s the first chapter in a story. This unique adventure boasts an assortment of incredible wonders and gives you intimate access to the incredible landscape.

Off Train Experiences*

Darwin & Katherine:
Your journey begins with a morning departure from Darwin. Once you’re settled into your cabin, make your way to the restaurant for lunch accompanied by a selection of Australian wines. Following an early afternoon arrival at the famous Top End township of Katherine, choose between Nitmiluk Gorge’s natural wonders and rich Indigenous culture, or the adventure of an outback horse and working dog demonstration.

Alice Springs:
This morning you'll be greeted by a view of the spectacular Red Centre. A full day of experiences awaits you in the iconic outback town of Alice Springs. An optional upgrade is a scenic flight to Uluru, returning in time to meet the rest of your fellow guests at a spectacular dinner under the stars

Manguri & Coober Pedy
From your morning stop at Manguri, venture into the weird and wonderful opal mining town of Coober Pedy, where the residents live underground. Dinner is served back on the train where you can enjoy a nightcap as your journey continues.

*Off Train Experiences are subject to change

Inclusions

  • 4 days/3 night aboard The Ghan
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off train experiences in Katherine, Alice Springs, and Coober Pedy
  • Evening off train experience in Manguri
  • A spectacular dinner under the stars at the historic Telegraph Station, Alice Springs
  • Your choice between Nitmiluk Gorge’s powerful natural wonders and rich Indigenous culture, or a glimpse authentic outback life with a horse and working dog demonstration
  • Venture into the underground opal mining town of Coober Pedy

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $3,595 per person
Gold Single from $3,235 per cabin
Platinum from $5,995 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $3,865 per person
Gold Single from $3,495 per cabin
Platinum from $6,495 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Saturday (Apr - Aug)
Departing Wednesday (Apr - October)
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Red Centre Spectacular - Darwin to Adelaide

11 days / 10 nights
Immerse yourself in the Northern Territory’s breathtaking natural wonders and settle into The Ghan’s gentle rhythm as you travel across the country on this spectacular 11-day journey. From exploring the West MacDonnell Ranges to taking your place beside spiritual Uluru and Kata Tjuta, you’ll soon understand why people travel great distances to see the Territory’s remarkable landscapes and icons.

Highlights

  • Discover the incredible rugged beauty of Australia’s Red Centre
  • Visit Kings Canyon for a guided scenic walk and journey through the West MacDonnell Ranges, visiting Stanley Chasm and Ormiston Gorge
  • Visit World Heritage Listed Uluru and enjoy a guided base tour
  • Early risers will experience the magic and beauty of the sun rising over Uluru
  • Dine under the stars at the ‘Sounds of Silence’ dining experience
  • Explore the rock formations of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Walpa Gorge
  • Admire the internationally acclaimed ‘Field of Light’ display at Uluru and watch as it illuminates the desert night with dazzling effect

Inclusions

  • 1 night aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Alice Springs including an Off Train Experience in Katherine
  • Transfer from Alice Springs Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 5 nights intimate small group touring with Outback Spirit travelling onboard a state of the art 4WD Mercedes-Benz vehicle
  • 2 nights Alice Springs accommodation including breakfast
  • Transfer from hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal
  • 2 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Alice Springs to Adelaide, including Off Train Experiences in Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
  • 10 Breakfasts, 7 Lunches, 8 Dinners

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $7,805 per person
Gold Single from $8,335 per cabin
Platinum from $10,405 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $8,065 per person
Gold Single from $8,595 per cabin
Platinum from $10,905 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Wednesday

Alternative Journeys

Adelaide to Darwin (10 Days, 9 Nights)
Additional Services available April - August 2022 with slightly
varied itinerary.
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Taste of the Top End - Darwin to Adelaide

8 days / 7 nights
Explore spectacular Litchfield National Park, see the famous jumping crocodiles along with a host of other popular Top End attractions before stepping aboard The Ghan Expedition in Darwin to experience the wonders of Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy on your way to Adelaide.

Highlights

  • Take in the splendour of thundering falls, rainforest pockets and sacred historic sites of Litchfield National Park
  • Dinner with a breathtaking sunset on a Darwin Harbour Cruise
  • View the spectacular double waterfalls of Florence Falls
  • Marvel at the water cascading down into the deep waterhole at the base of Tolmer Falls
  • Swim in the rock pools of Wangi Falls
  • Get up close to the prehistoric crocs
  • Enjoy superb views across the Marrakai Plains and the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

Inclusions

  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
  • Full day Litchfield National Park Waterfalls tour including lunch
  • Darwin Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Half-day Jumping Crocs and Nature Adventure including cruise and touring
  • Transfer from hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal
  • 3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $4,265 per person
Gold Single from $4,175 per cabin
Platinum from $6,865 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $4,855 per person
Gold Single from $5,105 per cabin
Platinum from $7,695 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Saturday

Alternative Journeys

Alice Springs to Darwin (6 Days, 5 Nights)
Darwin to Alice Springs (6 Days, 5 Nights) Available February,
March and November
Adelaide to Darwin (7 Days, 6 Nights)
Darwin to Adelaide (7 Days, 6 Nights)
Additional services available April - August 2022
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Taste of South Australia - Darwin to Adelaide

8 days / 7 nights
If you are a lover of fine food and wine, then South Australia should be on your hit list. This flavour-filled state has the perfect combination of climates, soils and topography to produce some of the world’s most sought-after wines and gastronomic delights.

Highlights

  • Discover the history of the Barossa Valley
  • Enjoy cellar door tastings
  • Visit the original Grange Cottage at Penfolds
  • See Penfolds underground cellars
  • Indulge in an exclusive selection of Penfolds’ most coveted wines

Inclusions

  • 3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
  • Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to hotel
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
  • The Iconic Penfolds Experience tour including a 3-course lunch with matching wines
  • Full day Northern Barossa Valley Voyager tour
  • 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $4,595 per person
Gold Single from $4,785 per cabin
Platinum from $7,195 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $4,855 per person
Gold Single from $5,035 per cabin
Platinum from $7,695 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Wednesday

Alternative Journeys

Darwin to Adelaide (7 Days, 6 Nights)
Adelaide to Darwin (7 Days, 6 Nights)
Adelaide to Alice Springs (6 Days, 5 Nights)
Alice Springs to Adelaide (6 Days, 5 Nights)
Additional services available April - August 2022
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The Ultimate Territory Tour - Adelaide to Darwin

14 days / 13 nights
If your dream is to see the best of the Australian outback and immerse yourself in the heart of it with hands on experiences, this is your ultimate holiday. Start your journey on The Ghan before our expert guides from Outback Spirit help you explore some of the Territory’s most iconic sights including Uluru and Kata Tjuta. Visits to Kakadu and Nitmiluk Gorge before continuing the journey south on The Ghan top off this sensational journey through the nation’s heartland.

Highlights

  • Discover the rugged beauty of Australia’s Northern Territory
  • Visit Kings Canyon for a guided scenic walk through the West MacDonnell Ranges, visiting Stanley Chasm and Ormiston Gorge
  • Visit World Heritage Listed Uluru and enjoy a guided base tour
  • Experience the magic and beauty of the sun rising over Uluru
  • Dine under the stars at the ‘Sounds of Silence’ dining experience
  • Explore the stunning Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and Walpa Gorge
  • Admire the internationally acclaimed ‘Field of Light’ display at Uluru and watch as it illuminates the desert night
  • Experience the dramatic scenery of the Yellow Water Billabong
  • Be amazed by rock art galleries at Nourlangie
  • Go ashore in Arnhem Land, one of the Top End’s most striking natural destinations
  • Take in the sparkling waters of Darwin Harbour over a delicious dinner of local seafood and produce

Inclusions

  • 1 night aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Alice Springs, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experience in Marla Transfer from Alice Springs Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 5 nights’ intimate small group touring with Outback Spirit including meals traveling onboard a state of the art 4WD Mercedes-Benz vehicle
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily
  • Transfer from hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal
  • 1 night aboard The Ghan, Alice Springs to Darwin, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experience in Katherine
  • Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
  • Darwin Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • 1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation and guided touring
  • 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $8,075 per person
Gold Single from $8,195 per cabin
Platinum from $9,935 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $8,365 per person
Gold Single from $10,105 per cabin
Platinum from $10,485 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Sunday

Alternative Journeys

Darwin to Adelaide (Expedition) (15 Days, 14 Nights)
Additional services available April - August with slightly varied itinerary.
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Kakadu Splendour - Adelaide to Darwin

14 days / 13 nights
The rail journey from Adelaide to Darwin features incredible landscapes and Off Train Experiences along the way. For an even deeper connection with nature, our Kakadu Splendour itinerary takes you to the heart of this World Heritage wonderland.

Highlights

  • View the aircraft on display at the Darwin Aviation Museum
  • See the largest permanent display of Aboriginal artwork
  • Stroll the George Brown Botanic Gardens
  • Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Experience an iconic Darwin sunset on a harbour dinner cruise
  • Cruise Yellow Water Billabong in search of saltwater crocodiles
  • Discover the beauty of Nourlangie and Ubirr
  • Go ashore in Arnhem Land

Inclusions

  • 2 nights aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Marla, Alice Springs and Katherine
  • Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
  • Half day Darwin City Sights tour
  • Darwin Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • 1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation guided touring
  • 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners

Prices

Apr, September & October

Gold Twin from $3,645 per person
Gold Single from $3,595 per cabin
Platinum from $5,505 per person

May - August

Gold Twin from $4,135 per person
Gold Single from $4,375 per cabin
Platinum from $5,985 per person

Departs

Darwin to Adelaide
Departing Sunday

Alternative Journeys

Darwin to Adelaide (7 Days, 6 Nights)
Darwin to Adelaide (Expedition) (8 Days, 7 Nights)
Alice Springs to Darwin (6 Days, 5 Nights)
Darwin to Alice Springs (6 Days, 5 Nights)
Additional services available April - August
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