Legendary train with a frontier spirit

North to South on The Ghan

North to South on The Ghan.from $3,299.00pp

Various Dates | 3 Nights Darwin | 2 Nights The Ghan | 2 Nights Adelaide

Explore spectacular Litchfield National Park and take in the splendour of thundering waterfalls, pockets of rainforest and historic sacred sites. Then, it’s time to journey aboard The Ghan from Darwin to Adelaide, connecting with incredible landscapes and Off Train Experiences along the way.

Leave the everyday world behind you as you step onboard our distinctive trains. The romance, adventure, and comfort of rail are yours to experience, along with fabulous dining. Choose between our levels of service onboard for your perfect journey.

Departs Sundays – Multiple departure dates in January 2022

HIGHLIGHTS
• Be impressed by the array of native birdlife
• Discover the natural architecture of the termite mounds
• View the spectacular double waterfalls of Florence Falls
• Marvel at the water cascading into the deep waterhole at the base of Tolmer Falls & Wangi Falls

Gold Service Twin cabins are our most popular level of service. You’ll enjoy all-inclusive dining, beverages and a range of fascinating Off Train Excursions at key stops. While in your cabin there’s a three-seater lounge by day that converts to a comfortable sleeper by night, with upper and lower berths and private en suite.

 

Inclusions

• Flights from Sydney to Darwin & Adelaide to Sydney (please call for other Airports)
• 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin, including breakfast daily
• Full Day Litchfield National Park Waterfalls including lunch and touring *
• Transfer from your hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal
• 2 nights aboard The Ghan, Darwin to Adelaide, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experiences in Katherine, Alice Springs and Manguri
• 5 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners
• 2 nights’ accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily


Itinerary

 

 

DAY 1 – FLY TO DARWIN FROM SYDNEY (please call us for other Airports)
You’ve arrived in Darwin – the city is yours to explore.
Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Adina Apartment Hotel Darwin Waterfront (B,L)

DAY 2 – LEISURE DAY
Today is yours to explore Darwin at your own pace. Take in a spot of souvenir shopping, wander the harbourfront or simply relax at your accommodation. (B)

DAY 3 – 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.
During the green season, four major waterfalls thunder from the cliffs to tropical rock pools many metres below.
The first stop of the day is Florence Falls, where you have the opportunity for an 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 into the deep waterhole at the base of the falls, followed by a visit to Wangi Falls.
On the way back to Darwin, you will stop at Howard Spring Nature Park, where you will have the chance to feed the barramundi and turtles.
This is a great day for photography, including the amazing stand of termite mounds. (B, L)

DAY 4 – BOARD THE GHAN IN DARWIN
This morning, it’s time to board The Ghan. Settle in as you relax in your cabin or mingle with fellow travellers. Enjoy lunch on board before you arrive in Katherine for your first Off Train Experience.
In a region renowned for jaw dropping natural assets, Katherine boasts one of the Top End’s best – the incredible Nitmiluk Gorge.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights The Ghan (B,L,D)

DAY 5 – THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS
Your arrival into Alice Springs after breakfast provides you with time to explore the iconic town in the red heart of Australia. Your Off Train Experience choices today include visiting the spectacular Alice Springs Desert Park and
Reptile Centre, walking Simpsons Gap, and exploring the historic Telegraph Station and Royal Flying Doctor Service.
(B, L, D)

DAY 6 – THE GHAN, ADELAIDE
After completing the spectacular north-south crossing of the interior, you will arrive into Adelaide. (B)

Make your way to your hotel - the city is yours to explore
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights 5* Hotel Adelaide (B)

DAY 7 – ADELAIDE
Spend your last day in Adelaide at your leisure.

DAY 8
Fly back to Sydney (Please call us for other Airports)

*Please note that tour itinerary and operations are subject to change
or cancellation due to weather conditions at this time of year.


Terms

*Terms & Conditions Apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Travelfix and supplier full booking 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 occupancy unless otherwise stated.

Travel packages advertised under ‘The Travel Squad’ brand/logo, may include multiple products provided by multiple suppliers to demonstrate possible travel itineraries purely for your convenience, however each component of the package will be treated independent of each other and the specific terms & conditions of each product supplier will apply. The Travel Squad will not be responsible if one or more travel products or services are changed or cancelled by a supplier which has resulting impacts on other components of the itinerary. We will however seek to find a suitable alternative or assist you with any travel insurance claim.

Hotels may charge resort fees or a security bond not included or mentioned in this package, payable direct upon check in. Price is based on a twin-share room type for 2 adults.

Airfares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. All passports, visas, travel permits and vaccinations are the responsibility of the travelling passenger to secure prior to travel. Airfares are based on economy class flights from Perth to Sydney and are subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Please call us for prices from other airports.

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