Itinerary Day 1: Sunday - The Ghan, Adelaide
Depart Adelaide aboard The Ghan. Watch the passing scenery and marvel as the spectacular Flinders Ranges disappear into the horizon. This evening, relax and enjoy the comforts of the lounge and dine in the restaurant with an enticing range of menu options. (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. 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 3: 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 4: 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 5: 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 6: Friday - Litchfield National Park
Litchfield National Park contains several types of typical Top End habitats including lush onsoon 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 7: Saturday - Darwin
This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)
Inclusions • 3 days/2 nights aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Marla, Alice Springs and Katherine
• Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to city Hotels
• 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
Exclusions Flights to Adelaide
Flights from Darwin
Fare based on low season. Accomm may be more expensive during peak season.
NOTE - 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 berth. Infants travel free on Great Southern Rail services unless the infant is to occupy a berth. In this case the infant is to be booked as a child and the Child fare applies.
Childrens Rate $0.00
Single Supplement (if applicable) $180.00
You MUST TELEPHONE THE COMPANY 24 HOURS (or more) before departure to confirm pick up/departure point.