The Ultimate Australian Rail Adventure



per person
Duration: 17 Nights
Destination: Darwin, NT
Region: Australia
Deal Code: PAXQSMI




Experience The Ghan, Indian Pacific and Great Southern rail journeys all in one itinerary!

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.

Leaving Adelaide behind, you can relax, unwind and enjoy world-class service as the stunning landscapes glide by. On your three day journey, enjoy a mixture of time on train and the opportunity to immerse yourself in Off Train Experiences as you journey towards Brisbane. 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.

Lastly, make an epic transcontinental crossing aboard the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth. By embarking on this journey, you’ll be following in the footsteps of those who have dared to venture beyond the city limits – the legendary adventurers, goldrush prospectors and bush pioneers who forged their lives in Australia’s spectacular yet unforgiving interior.

Your Ultimate Rail Holiday Package Includes:

  • $500 flight credit
  • 3 day rail journey aboard The Ghan in Gold Twin, Darwin to Adelaide
  • Includes all meals, fine wines and beverages, immersive off train experiences in Katherine and Alice Springs plus more
  • 3 nights accommodation in Adelaide including daily breakfast
  • Adelaide Central Market Breakfast Tour
  • 3 day Kangaroo Island Self-Drive Holiday
  • Includes sea view accommodation, transfers, ferry, car hire plus more
  • 2 nights accommodation in the Barossa Valley including daily breakfast
  • Maggie Beer’s Pheasant Farm Wine Tasting & Cheese Experience
  • 3 day rail journey aboard the Great Southern in Gold Twin, Adelaide to Brisbane
  • Includes all meals, fine wines and beverages, off train experiences in the Grampians, Coffs Harbour plus more
  • 1 night 4-star accommodation in Brisbane including breakfast
  • Domestic flight from Brisbane to Sydney*
  • 2 nights 4-star accommodation in Sydney
  • 4 day rail journey aboard the Indian Pacific in Gold Twin, Sydney to Perth
  • Includes all meals, fine wines and beverages, off train experiences in Broken Hill and Rawlinna plus more

Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 22 November - 09 December 2023

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**Solo traveller pricing available, talk to the team

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 and learn more about Katherine’s ancient Indigenous rock paintings

DAY 01


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 02


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 03


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.

3 Day/2 Night Kangaroo Island Holiday


  • Morning transfer from selected Adelaide hotels.
  • Return coach and ferry transfer to Kangaroo Island.
  • 3 day Kangaroo Island car rental with Budget Rent-A-Car Kangaroo Island (Group D: Standard - Kia Cerato or similar)
  • 2 nights accommodation at Aurora Ozone Hotel - Executive Seaview Room
  • Evening transfer to selected Adelaide hotels.

An early morning pick-up from your hotel for a scenic coach transfer to Cape Jervis taking in the picturesque Fleurieu Peninsula with its vineyards, coastal views and rolling hills. On arrival, board the SeaLink ferry for the 45-minute crossing to Penneshaw on Kangaroo Island. Here you will collect your hire car from Budget Rent-A-Car Kangaroo Island inside the Penneshaw SeaLink Ferry Terminal then begin to explore Kangaroo Island at your leisure.

Kangaroo Island is over 155km in length and 55km wide and is Australia’s third largest Island boasting some of SA’s most stunning beaches. Take in the spectacular coastal scenery, scenic landscapes, and fantastic National Parks. Whilst Kangaroo Island is much celebrated for its wildlife, its food, wine and local produce are integral parts of the Kangaroo Island experience. Taste organic honey and sample honey products from the Island’s famous Ligurian Bee. Take a guided tour through the stages of distillation at Emu Ridge Eucalyptus Distillery, the only commercial distillery still in operation in South Australia. Enjoy some of Kangaroo Island’s fine, home grown and award-winning wines and take in the stunning scenery surrounding the vineyards and cellar doors. Sip on the gins, vodkas, and liqueurs at KI Spirits, made using native Australian Botanicals and locally grown or sourced ingredients.

Explore the wonders of this great Island such as the Seal Bay Conservation Park where you can join a guided beach tour with an experienced Park Ranger and walk amongst a colony of rare and wild Australian sea lions – a truly amazing and unforgettable experience (own expense). Visit Flinders Chase National Park, a sanctuary for native Australian wildlife including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and echidnas. Get some awesome photo opportunities at Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch, a natural nursery and haven for playful Long nosed Fur Seals that can be seen resting, swimming and playing in the waves or on the rocks (entry fee into Flinders Chase National Park not included).

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


DAY 01


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 02


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 03


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.

Indian Pacific | Sydney – Perth

Highlights & Inclusions:

  • 4 days/3 nights aboard the Indian Pacific
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Off train experiences in Broken Hill, Adelaide and surrounds, Cook, Rawlinna and Perth


DAY 01


Your transcontinental adventure begins in Sydney where you board the Indian Pacific. Prepare for a journey of contrasts, from lush vineyards to vast goldmines, majestic mountains to the barren expanse of the Nullarbor, from cities of four million to ghost towns of four.  As the train winds through the breathtaking Blue Mountains, explore the comforts of life onboard, get acquainted with your cabin and fellow travellers. After settling in, savour your first meal – a regionally-inspired dinner paired with all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.  After dinner, join fellow guests for a late night drink or head back to your cabin for your first night onboard.

DAY 02


You arrive in the ‘Silver City’ of Broken Hill as the day begins, where you embark on a morning of Off Train Excursions to discover the mining history and artistic culture of this unique town where the streets are wide and there’s a pub on every corner.  Lunch is served onboard as the Indian Pacific enters the southern tip of the spectacular and ancient Flinders Ranges. Arriving in the city of Adelaide in the afternoon, you have the choice of a tour of the city, a visit to the world famous Barossa Valley or McLaren Vale wine regions (seasonal), or a trip to the beautiful Adelaide Hills featuring the culinary delights of Hahndorf.

DAY 03


You’ll awake to the seemingly endless expanse of the Nullarbor Plain. Breakfast is served as you travel along the longest stretch of straight railway track in the world. This evening, your sense of wonder will be ignited as you enjoy the tranquillity of dinner under the brilliant desert stars in the remote and beautiful Rawlinna (seasonal).

DAY 04


Breakfast is served as you glide through the mild skies and cool green vales of the Avon Valley on your way to Perth, arriving after an onboard lunch.

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Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on a Gold Twin cabin. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 20 January 2022 and can be withdrawn without notice.  Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included.  Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge. *Domestic flight is included with the flight credit provided.