If you’re looking for a cross country journey that will show you the very soul of outback Australia, this is it. Embark on a unique and epic experience, explore the wonders of Australia’s vast interior with one of the world’s most renowned rail journeys – The Ghan Expedition from Darwin to Adelaide. Exploring Kings Canyon, Uluru and Kata Tjuta, cruising Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and touring Kakadu and and Litchfield National Parks, all in one sensational 16-day journey through the nation’s heartland.
Departing from Darwin, take time to explore the capital of the Top End before venturing out to Kakadu National Park, one of the world’s most spectacular natural environments. Here, you will see timeless Aboriginal rock art, unique bird and wildlife and pay a special visit to Arnhem Land, a wild and untamed landscape which has remained unchanged for centuries.
Embark rail journey onboard The Ghan Expedition from Darwin to Alice Springs. With a history dating back over 90 years to the first Afghan-Australian cameleers, this legendary train evokes a frontier spirit, a romantic connection to the land, and travelling on it creates a moving and unforgettable life experience.
Arrive in Katherine and discover the spectacular sandstone country of Nitmiluk National Park and the majestic Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge on a guided cruise. If you’d prefer to take it easy, venture out to an authentic cattle station to witness real horse-starting and working dog demonstrations entwined with live music and humorous bush tales.
Arrive in Alice Springs, venture out to Kings Canyon, Kata Tjuta and Uluru, the beating red heart of Australia. Explore these otherworldly rock formations and learn about their cultural and spiritual significance to the Aboriginal peoples. The sunrises and sunsets you will see here are unforgettable.
On the way back to Alice Springs, stop in at Watarrka National Park for a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon. You will have the chance to visit the Garden of Eden, a beautiful rock hole surrounded by rare plants found nowhere else on Earth.
Enjoy an unique dining at the Alice Springs Telegraph Station, under a chandelier of stars (The Ghan Expedition Unique Experience). Reboard the Ghan and continue your journey north to Adelaide passing through the majestic Flinders Ranges. Your tour concludes in Adelaide.
Throughout your travels, you’ll stay 15-nights 4 & 5 star accommodations on a twin share basis including 4 days/3 nights onboard the Ghan Expedition from Darwin to Alice Springs and Alice Springs to Adelaide. You’ll receive Gold Service everyday: rooms with all the comforts of home, fascinating Off Train Excursions, knowledgeable guides and, onboard The Ghan, all-inclusive gourmet dining, fine wines and beverages. All transport and transfers provided. Luggage allowance is 60 kilograms per person.
Experience the ultimate cross-country journey through the heartland of Australia with this incredible 16-day package from Darwin to Adelaide featuring The Ghan Expedition, Uluru, Nitmiluk (Katherine), Kakadu National Park and more. This truly is the holiday of a lifetime!
Reverse Route: "THE GHAN" The Ultimate Territory (Adelaide to Darwin) 15D14N
Cabin Upgrade: The price is based on Gold Twin/Gold Single. Upgrade to Gold Superior and Platinum Service is available at an additional cost. Please contact us to book cabin upgrade.
Solo Travel: For solo traveller, Gold Single is available onboard The Ghan. Please contact us to book Gold Single. Please contact us to book.
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This tour is eligible to earn ONLYLUXE reward points.