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The Ghan - The Territory Complete (Adelaide to Darwin)
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The Territory Complete (Adelaide to Darwin)

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The Ghan
BOOK BEYOND NOV 16
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The price quoted on the departure date for ''more than a day'' tours covers all days of the tour.

Duration
Fourteen days

Operates
Sunday

Destinations
Adelaide (SA), Alice Springs, Darwin, Hermannsburg, Kakadu, Kata Tjuta ( The Olgas), Katherine Gorge (Nitmiluk N P), Katherine, Kings Canyon, Nitmiluk (Katherine Gorge), Palm Valley, Uluru (Ayers Rock), Yellow Water Cruise

Departs from
Adelaide (SA)

Departure/Pickup Instructions
Depart Keswick Rail Terminal

Departure Time
12.20 PM

Arrival Point
Darwin

Arrival Time
Darwin 5.30 PM (Tue)

Suitable for


Itinerary
Day 1: Sunday - The Ghan, Adelaide
Depart Adelaide aboard The Ghan. Watch the rolling
pastoral lands of South Australia merge into rugged
Mallee scrub. Marvel as the spectacular Flinders Ranges
disappear into the horizon. This evening, relax and enjoy the
company of new-found friends in the lounge and dine in the
restaurant with an enticing range of menu options. Head back
to your cabin for a good night’s sleep in anticipation of a
striking outback sunrise. (L,D)
Day 2: 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. Back on board, it’s time
for brunch. Enjoy a light bite from the extensive menu or
order something a little more substantial. After more
incredible outback scenery, arrive in Alice Springs and
transfer to your overnight accommodation. (B,L)
Day 3: Tuesday - Uluru
After breakfast, join your coach transfer to Ayers Rock Resort.
Travel south through the MacDonnell and James Ranges. Visit
a camel farm and marvel at majestic Attila (Mt Conner) before
arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon enjoy a leisurely
drive out to Kata Tjuta for an amazing sunset experience.
Along the way your guide will explain the geological and
cultural history of the area. Marvel at the unique flora and
admire the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata
Tjuta while you take in a magnificent outback sunset with
gourmet canapés and Australian wine. (B)
Day 4: Wednesday - Kata Tjuta and Uluru
Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing
area. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight
while enjoying a warming cup of tea or coffee. Then travel
to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. On the way enjoy
panoramic views of the southern side of Kata Tjuta before
arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. The walking trail through
Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between two of the
tallest domes of Kata Tjuta. Return to Ayers Rock Resort.
This afternoon travel around the base of Uluru in comfort
before continuing by coach to the Kuniya Walk and beautiful
Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock paintings.
Later visit the Uluru–Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, where you
can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts
and crafts. In the late afternoon travel to the Uluru sunset
viewing area. Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at
sunset before transferring to the barbecue site to enjoy a true
outback experience at the Aussie Barbecue. Your guide will
conduct a tour of the night sky, pointing out constellations
and explaining Aboriginal stories that relate to the stars. (D)
Day 5: Thursday - Uluru and Kings Canyon
The morning is at your leisure to relax or take part in the
many free activities on offer at Ayers Rock Resort. In the early
afternoon, travel by coach through spectacular desert scenery
on your way to Kings Canyon Resort. Pass through Curtin
Springs Cattle Station before viewing Attila (Mt Conner).
Arrive at Kings Canyon Resort.
Day 6: Friday - Kings Canyon
This morning join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon
for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the
rim of the canyon, stopping to look down into the canyon
gorge at lookout points. Time permitting, you may choose
to descend into the green oasis of the ‘Garden of Eden’. The
rim walk takes approximately three hours to complete and is
rocky and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with
a good level of fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take
an easier, shorter walk to explore the boulder strewn canyon
floor. Stop at Kings Creek Station and take some time to
explore this working cattle station. Travel through beautiful
desert landscapes on your way to Alice Springs.
Day 7: Saturday - Alice Springs
FREE DAY Today is free for you to explore the Alice at
your own pace. Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service, the
Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Alice Springs Desert Park or
the Telegraph Station. There is much to see and do. (B)
Day 8: Sunday - Palm Valley
This one day 4WD safari travels through the West MacDonnell
Ranges to Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community and
historic precinct which is renowned for its Aboriginal art
collection and the works of Albert Namatjira. Travel down
the bed of the Finke River, one of oldest water courses in
the world, into Palm Valley. See spectacular rock forms,
white sands, and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees. Visit
the spectacular rock formation known as the Amphitheatre.
Enjoy a picnic lunch this afternoon. On the return journey,
relax and enjoy the changing colours of the magnificent
West MacDonnell Ranges in the afternoon light. (B,L)
Day 9: Monday - The Ghan, Alice Springs
Check out of your hotel this morning and enjoy
free time before joining The Ghan to travel further
north towards Darwin. Back on the train there’s time to talk
through the week’s discoveries with your fellow travellers.
(B,D)
Day 10: 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 before continuing on to Darwin and
transferring to your accommodation. (B,L)
Day 11: Wednesday - Darwin
FREE DAY Today is yours to explore this tropical city at
leisure. (B)
Day 12: Thursday - Kakadu National Park
Join your two day tour of Kakadu National Park. Located
257 km east of Darwin, this national park covers 20,000
square kilometres of landscape from rocky escarpment,
home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back thousands
of years, to floodplains abundant with wildlife. Visit the
Warradjan Cultural Centre to view informative displays
depicting the traditions of the Aboriginal people in
Kakadu. Join your local guide on a cruise of Yellow Water
Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and the colourful
range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After
lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your guide will lead you
on a walk to view the rock art galleries. (B,L)
Day 13: Friday - Kakadu National Park
This morning explore the World Heritage area of Ubirr,
where you’ll climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock
art galleries, to the lookout for a view over the surrounding
wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator
River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into
the local culture, including local mythology, the river’s
abundant food chain, as well as bush survival skills. With
special permission of the local people, you can go ashore
in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before
returning to Darwin. (L)
Day 14: Saturday - Darwin
This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

Inclusions
3 days/2 nights aboard The Ghan, Gold Service incl. all meals, beverages onboard & off train touring
4 nights accomm in Alice Springs (incl. b’fast)
4 days/3 nights Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon Incl. accomm, 1 meal, guided touring
1 day Palm Valley Outback Safari by 4WD tour
3 nights accomm in Darwin (incl. b’fast)
2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River incl. accomm, 2 meals, guided tour

Exclusions
Flights to Adelaide
Flights from Darwin

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
Children welcome

Childrens Rate
$5789.00

Single Supplement (if applicable)
$1244.00









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