The Ghan to the Great Southern

from 

AU$6,449

per person
 
Duration: 12 Nights
Destination: Darwin, NT
Region: Australia
Deal Code: PAQWV2N

 

 

Description

A legendary train. An unforgettable Australian adventure. Travel aboard The Ghan between Darwin and Adelaide on the all-inclusive journey. Departing from Darwin, travel coast to coast through the fiery red centre, experiencing Australia at its dramatic best.

After spending a few days exploring Adelaide and Kangaroo Island it’s time to travel aboard the Great Southern. Relax, unwind and enjoy world-class service as the stunning landscapes glide by. 

Lap up the spectacular scenery passing by your window, beginning in the magical Adelaide Hills and onto the ancient Grampians region in Victoria. Delve into the art, history and culinary culture of Canberra, and discover the nation’s capital. Feel the sand between your toes in the picturesque coastal town of Coffs Harbour. Then enjoy stunning views of northern New South Wales as you roll into the final destination of Brisbane.


Your Fly, Stay & Rail Package Includes:

  • Economy class flight from Sydney to Darwin, returning from Brisbane
  • 1 night in 4* accommodation in Darwin
  • 3 day/2 night rail journey aboard the The Ghan, Darwin to Adelaide in a Gold Twin
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines and beverages, immersive off train experiences in Katherine and Alice Springs + more
  • 3 nights in a Luxury Tent on Kangaroo Island
  • 4 nights in 4* accommodation in Adelaide
  • Ultimate Adelaide & Hahndorf tour
  • Barossa Food & Wine Experience
  • 3 day/2 night rail journey aboard the Great Southern, Adelaide to Brisbane in a Gold Twin
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines and beverages, off train experiences in the Grampians and Coffs Harbour + more

Rate is per person twin share based on travel 22 November – 04 December 2022

Single traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

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The Ghan

Darwin – Adelaide

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 3 days/ 2 nights aboard The Ghan
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Immersive off train experiences in Katherine, Alice Springs and Manguri
  • Cruise the Nitmiluk Gorge, learn more about Katherine’s ancient Indigenous rock paintings, or discover authentic outback life on a cattle station

Itinerary:

DAY 1 – Darwin & Katherine

From Darwin, take in the remarkable Top End views before stopping in Katherine for an afternoon of unique touring. Prepare to experience one of the region’s most impressive natural wonders near Katherine. The stunning Nitmiluk Gorge lies within the massive 292,000 hectares of the Nitmiluk National Park, and you’ll have the chance to explore it from the water with guided cruise options – an experience you’ll never forget.

DAY 2 – Alice Springs

Next stop is Alice Springs, where more Off Train Excursions await. Explore Simpsons Gap, tour the town attractions, or get up close to some of the Red Centre’s native wildlife. Dinner on the train is followed by an extraordinary evening experience in the outback where you will see the Milky Way like you have never seen it before. Simply breathtaking.

DAY 3 – Arrive Adelaide

From your cabin window this morning you’ll see a dramatic change in landscape, as the rich ochre tones of the outback make way for the green fields of South Australia. Enjoy a leisurely brunch as you pass through the majestic Flinders Ranges and prepare for your mid-morning arrival into Adelaide, completing one of the world’s great travel experiences. In the smart southern city, you can extend your experience with a holiday package to the Barossa Valley, fascinating Kangaroo Island, or an expertly-curated tour of this food and wine loving capital.

Great Southern

Adelaide – Brisbane

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 2 nights aboard the Great Southern, Adelaide to Brisbane
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off Train Experiences in the Grampians, Canberra and Coffs Harbour

Itinerary:

DAY 1 – Adelaide & the Great Southern

As the train leaves Adelaide, take your time to settle in and get familiar with your cabin. Enjoy morning tea and then savour a relaxed lunch on board while watching the ever-changing landscape glide by. In the afternoon, the train will arrive in regional Victoria where you’ll have a chance to experience the spectacular wilderness of the Grampians region. Choose from a range of Off Train Experiences (final experiences to be confirmed).

DAY 2 – Canberra

Today is yours to spend in Australia’s political and cultural capital, Canberra. After breakfast on board, enjoy a scenic coach ride to Canberra to experience a truly memorable lunch and immersive touring at your pick of cultural institutions, including the National War Memorial, National Gallery of Australia and Parliament House, before returning to the train in time for dinner. Enjoy another sumptuous dinner on board before retiring to the lounge for a nightcap.

DAY 3 – Coffs Harbour & Surrounds

Choose your own adventure today with a variety of options to suit your fitness level and interests. Opt for the Boardwalk to Beach excursion, stopping at the small station of Urunga to take in the spectacular coastline views and Great Dividing Range along the Urunga Boardwalk before travelling to Coffs Harbour for a relaxing morning wandering around the Harbourside Markets, historic jetty or simply relaxing by the seaside.

The Coffs Explorer experience travels up to Sealy Lookout offering views for miles from the Forest Sky Pier before travelling back to Coffs for time to explore the markets, historic jetty or relax by the beach. Otherwise, simply make the most of Coffs Harbour’s beautiful beaches with an entire morning spent seaside. Wander along the coast, have a dip in the ocean, explore the markets or simply relax on the sand.

After your Coffs Harbour morning, enjoy a final lunch on board with your fellow travellers before arriving into Brisbane.

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Terms & Conditions

* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown in a Gold Twin cabin onboard The Ghan and the Great Southern. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 31 May 2021 and can be withdrawn without notice.  Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.