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The Ghan Darwin Hotel/Station Transfers
Platinum Service guests on The Ghan receive complimentary pickup and drop-off transfers up to a 50km radius from the train station.
Gold Service guests on The Ghan are offered a complimentary coach transfer service between the Darwin Rail Terminal and selected hotels on arrival into (or departure from) Darwin.
For Red Service guests on The Ghan, a coach transfer to the Darwin Rail Terminal is available at a cost of per person. The transfer departs from the Transit Centre, Mitchell St (behind Mantra on the Esplanade) at 8.45am on Wednesdays (and 7.45am on Saturdays) on dates that The Ghan is operating. On arrival of The Ghan into Darwin this transfer service is also available from the Darwin Rail Terminal.
Please refer to The Ghan coach service transfer
schedule for the pick up times.
Off Train Excursion information
Off train tours in Alice Springs and Katherine are exclusively tailored for guests travelling on The Ghan. These tours are specifically designed so that guests can get the most out of the short stopover.
Platinum and Gold Service passengers will receive a little booklet onboard at the commencement of their trip, highlighting detailed information about the touring options available to them, simply book your spot on the chosen tour at the Outback Explorer Lounge at your leisure during the trip. Red Service guests will still have the option to pay for the off train excursions via the Matilda Cafe onboard.
Please refer to the Off Train Tour information
. Note - these tours can not be pre booked, they can only be booked on board.
Platinum and Gold Service guests enjoy all on-board meals, beverages and off-train excursions as standard inclusions to their fare. Red Service Guests are able to purchase meals, drinks and touring on board.
The Ghan Holiday Packages
Travelling through the fiery heart of Australia, The Ghan makes its way north from Adelaide towards the tropical city of Darwin (or vice versa). Marvel at the ever changing scenery of this great southern land. The landscape changes from the wheat fields of the south, to the arid desert of Central Australia and on to the lush tropics of the Top End.
Whether looking for a holiday packed with exploration and adventure, or one of ultimate rest and relaxation, there is a holiday package on The Ghan to suit any traveller. Take advantage of guided touring and accommodation to discover world famous regions such as Uluru (Ayers Rock), Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and much more.
Select The Ghan journey of your choice from the blue search box above (top left).