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The Ghan - Taste of the Top End (Alice Springs to Darwin) GOLD
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Taste of the Top End (Alice Springs to Darwin) GOLD

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The Ghan
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Five days


Adelaide River (cruises), Alice Springs, Darwin, Fogg Dam, Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk N P), Katherine, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge)

Departs from
Alice Springs

Departure/Pickup Instructions
Depart Alice Springs Rail Terminal

Departure Time
6.00 PM

Arrival Point

Arrival Time
5.30 PM (Tues)

Suitable for
Everyone. Valid only for Australian Pension Card holders

Day 1: Monday - The Ghan, Alice Springs Wake up with a coffee or juice and witness an
unforgettable outback sunrise off train at Marla, in the remote reaches of South Australia. After more incredible outback scenery, arrive in Alice Springs early in the afternoon and join an Off Train Excursion to explore the many facets of this historic outback city. (B,L,D)
Day 2: Tuesday - The Ghan, Darwin
This morning after breakfast, The Ghan arrives in Katherine. Today you will discover the wonders of
Nitmiluk Gorge with a variety of Off Train Excursions to choose from. Having worked up an appetite with your morning adventures, make your way to the restaurant for a late lunch. Continue into the lounge before arriving in Darwin and transferring to your accommodation. (B,L)
Day 3: Wednesday - Darwin
FREE DAY Today is yours to explore Darwin at your own pace. Take in a spot of souvenir shopping or simply relax at your accommodation. (B)
Day 4: Thursday - Jumping Crocodiles
This morning is free for you to explore Darwin at your leisure. Perhaps make your way down to the waterfront and enjoy the tropical Darwin weather. Much of Darwin’s action happens along its revitalized waterfront, which is lined with restaurants, shops, sandy lagoons and park lands. This afternoon, your jumping croc adventure begins. Just 60 km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to more than
1600 crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River. Cruise the river and thrill as these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for views over the Marrakai Plains, and then it’s onto
Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to see a wetland ecosystem up close. (B)
Day 5: Friday - Litchfield National Park
Litchfield National Park contains several types of typical Top End habitats including lush monsoon forests, termite mounds, unusual rock formations, waterfalls and cascades. First stop of the day is Florence Falls, where you have the opportunity for a scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon
vine forest walk. There is also the chance for a swim by making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below. Travel on to Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole at the base of the falls. To finish the day you will visit Wangi Falls, with its large crystal clear pool, another relaxing spot for a swim. A great day for taking many fascinating photos, including
the amazing stand of termite mounds. (B,L)
Day 6: Saturday - Darwin
This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

• 3 days/2 nights aboard The Ghan, Alice Springs to Darwin including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Katherine
• Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to city Hotel.
• 4 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
• 1 day Litchfield National Park Waterfalls including lunch and touring
• ˝ day Jumping Crocs and Nature Adventure including Jumping Crocodile Cruise and touring

Flights to Alice Springs
Flights from Darwin
Single Supplement of $ 180

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

You MUST TELEPHONE THE COMPANY 24 HOURS (or more) before departure to confirm pick up/departure point.

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