Ghan holiday packages Alice Springs to Darwin 2020 - Photo
Holidays on the Ghan starting in Alice Springs - Photo
Tours from Alice Springs to Darwin travelling by train - Photo
Ghan holiday packages 2020 - Photo

itinerary

DAY 1. BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE

Depart Adelaide aboard The Ghan and marvel as the spectacular Flinders Ranges pass by. OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (L,D)

DAY 2. THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS

Witness an unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla, in the remote reaches of South Australia, before arriving into Alice Springs. Transfer to your accommodation where you can settle in or head out to start exploring this unique town. OVERNIGHT: 4 nights Mercure Alice Springs Resort (B,L)

DAY 3. ALICE SPRINGS

This morning is yours at leisure before joining your afternoon tour of the Alice Springs town. Stop at the Telegraph Station, established in 1872 to relay messages between Darwin and Adelaide, and the Royal Flying Doctor Service, which provides a ‘mantle of safety’ to the people of the outback. Visit the School of the Air, an educational service for children living in remote areas, and Alice Springs Reptile Centre. Conclude with a panoramic view of Alice Springs from the top of Anzac Hill. (B)

DAY 4. LEISURE DAY

Explore Alice Springs at your own pace. This small outback town is rich in history. Enjoy its many walking trails, which are well signposted and provide insightful facts on the region. No trip to Alice is complete without experiencing a camel ride for yourself – these gracious animals and their Afghan handlers played a vital role in outback history, their service reflected in The Ghan’s emblem. (B)

WE RECOMMEND – Camel Riding at Pyndan Camel Tracks $84 per person.
For a true outback experience, hop aboard a camel for a relaxing ride through Wine Gums Station. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind perspective as you view the beautiful backdrop of the West MacDonnell Ranges.

DAY 5. WEST MACDONNELL RANGES

Seeing the dramatic West MacDonnell Ranges is one thing, exploring them up close is quite another. This full-day tour includes unforgettable walks at Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm, and onto Glen Helen Homestead for an authentic bushman’s lunch. Visit Ormiston Gorge and then have afternoon tea at Ellery Creek, one of the Territory’s favourite swimming waterholes. (B,L)

DAY 6. BOARD THE GHAN IN ALICE SPRINGS

Join The Ghan to travel further north towards Darwin. Back on the train there’s time to reflect on your exploration of the Red Centre. OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (B,D)

DAY 7. THE GHAN, KATHERINE AND DARWIN

Today you will discover the wonders of Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge) with a variety of Off Train Excursions to choose from before continuing to your final destination, Darwin. (B,L)

B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner

dates & pricing

Price Per Person
01 April 2020 – 31 March 2021
Shoulder Season High Season
Gold Service Advance Purchase $2879 $3099
Gold Service Everyday $3429 $3689
Platinum Service Everyday $4809 $5039
  • Prices based on twin share.
  • Operates June 2020 to August 2020
  • Single supplements apply for single travellers.
  • Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability
  • Prices are subject to change

Highlights & inclusions

  • 2 days/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
  • 4 nights accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily
  • Half day A Town Like Alice tour
  • 1 day West MacDonnell Ranges tour
  • Transfer from hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal
  • 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Alice Springs to Darwin, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Katherine
  • 6 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Explore Alice Springs’ original settlement at the Telegraph Station
  • Visit the headquarters of the Royal Flying Doctor Service
  • See the world’s largest classroom at the School of the Air
  • Admire the rich plant and birdlife at Standley Chasm
  • View the amazing geology at Ellery Creek Big Hole
  • Explore the Ochre Pits
  • Spectacular outback scenery

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