Ghan - Darwin/Alice Springs

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An unforgettable journey through the heart of Australia’s Northern Territory, from the lush tropical greenery of the Top End to vast desert landscapes of the Red Centre.

This northern section of the legendary Ghan Railway was only completed in 2004, 75 years after the original Adelaide to Alice Springs service began. The route follows the first ever telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin and passes through the old outback settlements of Tennant Creek and Katherine. At Katherine there is an off-train excursion to cruise the famous gorge or enjoy a scenic flight over the impressive Katherine River.

If you are heading south, choose to break your journey at Alice Springs for one of our inclusive Ayers Rock and Red Centre Explorers. For travel between the 3rd May - 25 October 2017 your southbound journey cannot be broken in Alice Springs. You will need to continue on to Adelaide on the extended Ghan Expedition.

Ghan Expedition

Between the 3rd May - 25 October 2017 the Ghan will be running a continuous 3 night/4 day expedition with more lesuirely stops at Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Peedy combined with unique local experiences.

Enjoy a full day and outback BBQ dinner under the stars in Alice Springs. There is even the oppertunity to upgrade to a scenic flight over Ayers Rock during your time here ($1100 per person)

A stop in Coober Pedy will give you a unique insight into this underground mining town with lunch in an underground setting included. Click here for more information including a full detailed itinerary. 

Gold Service Travel

  • Twin bunk cabin accommodation by night
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • En suite facilities (Twin cabins only)
  • All inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restuarant
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 60kg luggage allowance per guest

Platinum Service Travel

  • Double / twin bed cabin accommodation
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • Full size en suite facilities
  • All inclusive dinning in the Platinum Club Car
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 90kg luggage allowance per guest
  • Platinum transfers at the start and end of your journeys


Your Journey:

Alice Springs to Darwin (Year round)
Departs: 1815 Monday
Arrives: 1730 Tuesday

Darwin to Alice Springs (Apr, Nov - Mar)
Departs: 1000 Wednesday 
Arrives: 0910 Thursday

Gold Service Sleeper - WAS from £739
Platinum Service Sleeper - from £1387

Rail journey NOW from £579

Prices and timetable may vary for travel beyond April 2018 Prices shown based on 2 people travelling sharing a cabin. **Offer - Valid until the 31st March 2018 on new bookings only. Subject to availability, seasonal variations apply.

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Watch Australia unfold in front of your eyes as you travel in style on an epic rail journey. Coast to coast or city to city, there is no better way to travel:

Choose from:

Gold Service - Twin or single sleeper cabins that convert to a comfortable sitting room by day. Gold Service includes access to the private lounge car, all meals and drinks and complimentary toiletries. Twin cabins are also en suite.

Platinum Service - The ultimate way to travel. Spacious double or twin cabins with large picture windows and a cabin steward to attend to your every need. All meals and drinks and hotel transfers are included.

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