Tours to Ayers Rock from Darwin 2017/2018 - Photo
Holidays to Ayers Rock & Kings Canyon - Photo
Trips on the Ghan - Photo
Tour packages on The Ghan 2017/2018 - Photo

itinerary

Day 1 (Tue) – DARWIN

This afternoon, check in to your overnight accommodation, Vibe Darwin Waterfront Hotel.

Day 2 (Wed) – THE GHAN, DARWIN AND KATHERINE

After being transferred from your hotel to the Darwin Rail Station, your journey on board the legendary Ghan begins. After a light lunch in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, arrive in Katherine. Enjoy an Off Train Excursion to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, one of the highlights of your journey, before continuing the journey south to Alice Springs. (B,L,D)

Day 3 (Thur) – THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS

This morning after breakfast, The Ghan arrives into Alice Springs. You will then be transferred to your accommodation, Lasseters Hotel, and the afternoon is yours to explore the delights of this outback city. (B)

Day 4 (Fri) – ALICE SPRINGS TO ULURU (AYERS ROCK)

Start your three day adventure of Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon. Travel through the West MacDonnell and James Ranges. Visit a camel farm for an optional camel ride on these ‘ships of the desert’ (own expense) and later stop to view majestic Atila (Mt Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru to beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole before visiting the Uluru – Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. In the late afternoon we travel to the Uluru sunset viewing area. Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset while enjoying canapés and a complimentary glass of wine. For an unforgettable experience, why not upgrade and include the barbeque dinner option. You will enjoy a variety of Australian meats and salads, accompanied by beverages of your choosing. Your guide will conduct a tour of the night sky, pointing out the visible constellations and telling Aboriginal stories that relate to the stars ($142 per person).

Day 5 (Sat) – ULURU, KATA TJUTA AND KINGS CANYON

Rise early this morning to view sunrise over Uluru before travelling to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. Follow the walking trail through Walpa Gorge along the natural creek between two of the tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. Return to Ayers Rock Resort. In the early afternoon, travel to Kings Canyon Resort.

Day 6 (Sun) – KINGS CANYON TO ALICE SPRINGS

This morning join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park (for those with a good level of fitness). An easier walk along the boulder-strewn canyon floor is also available. Enjoy lunch at Kings Creek Station (own expense) before travelling to Alice Springs, and being transferred to your accommodation, Lasseters Hotel.

Day 7 (Mon) – ALICE SPRINGS

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

Alternative departures:
Alice Springs – Darwin
Adelaide – Alice Springs
Alice Springs – Adelaide

  • Does not operate during 01 May 2017 to 31 October 2017 due to The Ghan Expedition.

dates & pricing

Package Price Low Season Shoulder Season High Season
Platinum Service Everyday $3759pp $4289pp $4549pp
Gold Service Everyday $2739pp $3079pp $3219pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $2489pp $2799pp $2929pp
Gold Service Pension Saver $2619pp $2939pp $3059pp
  • Prices based on twin share.
  • Single supplements apply for single travellers.
  • Advance Purchase and Pension Saver fares are subject to availability
  • Prices valid from 01 April 2017 – 31 March 2018
  • Fitness Level: A good level of fitness required – ability to walk and balance on uneven ground. Closed in/covered walking shoes are essential.
  • Does not operate during 01 May 2017 to 31 October 2017 due to The Ghan Expedition.

Highlights & inclusions

  • 1 night accommodation Darwin
  • Transfer from city centre to Darwin Rail Terminal (or v.v)
  • 1 night aboard The Ghan, Darwin to Alice Springs (or v.v)
  • Transfer from Alice Springs Rail Terminal to hotel (or v.v)
  • 2 nights accommodation Alice Springs
  • 3 day/2 night Uluru, Kata Tjuta and Kings Canyon tour

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