Itinerary DAY 1: Sunday
Join The Ghan in Adelaide to Alice Springs
After boarding at Adelaide’s Keswick Rail Terminal, your first day on The Ghan begins with a light lunch in the Restaurant Car as you travel North towards Spencer Gulf and Port Augusta. (LD)
DAY 2: Monday or Thursday
After arriving in Alice Springs you’ll have time to look around town or enjoy a Whistle Stop Tour before reboarding the train and enjoying the desert scenery as you continue your journey North overnight.
DAY 3: Tuesday or Friday
Katherine and Darwin
In the morning you arrive in Katherine with around 4 hours to enjoy a spectacular Whistle Stop Tour at Katherine Gorge. Then it’s time to hop back on board for your journey North through the lush Top End countryside before arriving in Darwin and checking in
to the Holiday Inn Darwin for the next three nights. (BL)
DAY 4: Wednesday or Saturday
The morning is all yours to relax in this warm and cosmopolitan city before joining your city sights tour in the afternoon for the perfect overview of Darwin, with expert commentary by a local guide.
See the Chinese Temple, the lush Botanical Gardens, East Point Military Precinct, the Stokes Hill Wharf area and the Mooring Basin.
You’ll even have time to explore the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory.
DAY 5: Thursday or Sunday
Again you’ll have the morning free to shop, relax or just look around, but in the afternoon it’s time for a real treat – the famous Jumping Crocodiles Cruise. You’ll see these prehistoric creatures at close range as your guide entices the crocodiles to leap out of the water right next to the boat! Then it’s on to the Window on the Wetlands Visitors Centre for views over the Marrakai Plains and Fogg Dam Nature Reserve, before returning to Darwin for your final night.
DAY 6: Friday or Monday
This fantastic little holiday package ends when you check out of your hotel this morning.
Inclusions • The Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin or vice versa in PLATINUM SERVICE.
• Restaurant Car dining whilst on the train.
• 3 nights accommodation in Darwin
• Darwin station to hotel transfers or v.v.
• Afternoon City Sights Tour of Darwin.
• The famous Jumping Crocodiles plus Fogg Dam Nature Reserve and Window
on the Wetlands.
Exclusions Flights to Adelaide
Flights from Darwin
Fare based on low season. Accomm may be more expensive during peak season.
What To Bring Due to cabin space constraints, it is recommended guests take an ‘overnight bag’ containing all requirements for their journey with them in their cabin and check-in all other luggage. Guests are permitted to check-in a maximum 40kg luggage free of charge (2 items not exceeding 20kg each).
Note: Checked-in luggage cannot be accessed during the journey
Child Policies Child fares are available to children 4-15 years of age (inclusive) or where a child occupies a seat or bertth. Infants travel free on Great Southern Rail services unless the infant is to occupy a seat or berth. In this case the infant is to be booked as a child and the Child fare applies.
Childrens Rate $4809.00
You MUST TELEPHONE THE COMPANY 24 HOURS (or more) before departure to confirm pick up/departure point.