On Board The Ghan

Kakadu Splendour 2022

Kakadu Splendour 2022.from $3,645.00pp

Various Dates | Departs Adelaide | Arrives Darwin

The rail journey from Adelaide to Darwin features incredible landscapes and Off Train Experiences along the way. For an even deeper connection with nature, our Kakadu Splendour itinerary takes you to the heart of this World Heritage wonderland.

HIGHLIGHTS
  • View the aircraft on display at the Darwin Aviation Museum
  • See the largest permanent display of Aboriginal artwork
  • Stroll the George Brown Botanic Gardens
  • Visit Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre
  • Experience an iconic Darwin sunset on a harbour dinner cruise
  • Cruise Yellow Water Billabong in search of saltwater crocodiles
  • Discover the beauty of Nourlangie and Ubirr
  • Go ashore in Arnhem Land

INCLUSIONS

  • 2 nights aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Marla, Alice Springs and Katherine
  • Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to hotel
  • 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
  • Half-day Darwin City Sights tour
  • Darwin Harbour Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • 1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation guided touring

**Enhance your Journey with a 2-night stay in Adelaide


Itinerary

DAY 1. BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE

Step aboard The Ghan in Adelaide for your unforgettable adventure to the Top End. As the train leaves the city heading for the Flinders Ranges and beyond, it’s your chance to settle into your cabin and watch the changes in landscape from your very own window. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights The Ghan

Meals Included: Lunch | Dinner

DAY 2. THE GHANALICE SPRINGS

After your first night enjoying the fine dining and relaxed luxury of this iconic train, you’ll wake to an amazing outback sunrise at Marla – a remote outpost 160 kilometres from the Northern Territory border that marks the start of the Oodnadatta Track. Enjoy more incredible outback scenery before arriving in Alice Springs early in the afternoon to enjoy an Off Train Experience that reveals more of this historic outback town.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

DAY 3. THE GHANKATHERINE AND DARWIN

As you head further north into the tropics, prepare to experience one of the Top End’s most impressive natural wonders near Katherine. The stunning Nitmiluk Gorge lies within the massive 292,000 hectares of Nitmiluk National Park. You’ll have the chance to explore it from the water with a guided cruise – an Off Train Experience you’ll never forget. A few hours later, you’ll arrive in Darwin for a transfer to your accommodation. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch 

DAY 4. DARWINDARWIN SUNSET CRUISE

Take in the top sights of this tropical city on a morning tour, including the Stokes Hill Wharf area, Botanic Gardens, the Chinese Temple, the Mooring Basin, and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory plus Darwin Aviation Museum. This evening, soak up a Darwin sunset while you enjoy a Territory style dinner featuring local seafood and produce, all while sailing in the comfort of a modern and spacious catamaran.

Meals Included: Breakfast | Dinner

DAY 5. DARWIN TO KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

It’s time to visit one of the world’s most incredible natural environments. As you travel along the Arnhem Highway south-east of Darwin the anticipation builds. Soon you’ll be in the heart of the world-famous Kakadu National Park enjoying a full day of immersive experiences. You’ll cruise the Yellow Water Billabong, search for saltwater crocodiles, see a variety of informative displays depicting the rich Aboriginal history of the area at the Warradjan Cultural Centre, and be guided to ancient rock art galleries at Nourlangie. OVERNIGHT: 1 night Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel

Meals Included: Breakfast | Lunch

DAY 6. KAKADU NATIONAL PARK TO DARWIN

At the World Heritage area Ubirr, your guide will reveal extraordinary art sites of spiritual significance to local Indigenous people dating back more than 20,000 years. On your way to join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River, you’ll visit a stunning lookout to take in the majestic vistas of the renowned Kakadu wetlands. Later, with the special permission of the traditional owners, enjoy the privilege of going ashore in Arnhem Land. To cap off an enriching day, you’ll visit the Marrawuddi Art Gallery before returning to Darwin. OVERNIGHT: 1-night DoubleTree by Hilton Esplanade Darwin (L)

Meals Included: Lunch 

DAY 7. FAREWELL

Your Top End experience comes to an end this morning as you farewell Darwin and check out of your accommodation after breakfast.

Meals Included: Breakfast


Terms

**Prices based on Travel dates - 06 Feb 2022 - Gold Service

*Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice.

Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Full booking and supplier terms and conditions apply.

Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated). All prices are in Australian Dollars based on twin share unless otherwise stated.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in.

**Additional nights in Adelaide available, at an extra cost

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