A Touch of Alice

Adelaide to Alice Springs

6 Days5 Nights

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Alice Springs, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experience in Marla
  • Transfer from Alice Springs Rail Terminal to Hotel
  • 4 nights accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily
  • 1 day A Town Like Alice with Alice Springs Desert Park
  • 5 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 1 dinner

 

 

Day 1 (Sunday)

BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE

Settle in to the comforts of The Ghan, relax in your cabin or mingle with fellow travellers in the Outback Explorer Lounge. This 360 degree travel experience melds fine food and wine, amazing experiences, sumptuous comfort and wonderful camaraderie.
OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (L,D)

 

Day 2 (Monday)

THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS

Wake to an unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla before making your way to Alice Springs and transferring to your accommodation. Enjoy time exploring this famous remote town. While you're here, explore Alice's rich and diverse art scene and intriguing outback history.
OVERNIGHT: 4 nights Mercure Alice Springs Resort (B,L)

Day 3 (Tuesday)

LEISURE DAY

Why not take a hike or climb through the chasms, craters and sacred Aboriginal sites of the MacDonnell Ranges? Such a range of activities in the outback playground to choose from. (B)

Day 4 (Wednesday)

LEISURE DAY

Today is yours to spend at leisure. Relax by the pool, enjoy a long lunch or try your luck at the casino. Alternatively, further explore the region with a morning balloon ride over the MacDonnell Ranges where you can experience the breathtaking feeling of floating silently above the outback as the sun slowly rises over the desert. (B)

Day 5 (Thursday)

ALICE SPRINGS

Transfer this morning to the world class Alice Springs Desert Park where you will witness free-flying birds at the Nature Theatre presentation and see rare and endangered animals such as the bilby. Time at the Alice Springs Desert Park is unguided – you will explore the park at your leisure. You will then be transferred back to your accommodation where there will be free time before commencing ‘A Town Like Alice’ afternoon tour.

See the sights of The Alice including The School of the Air. Stop at the historic Telegraph Station, which makes the original site of the first European settlement in Alice Springs. Visit the Royal Flying Doctor Service, where you will see how medical aid reaches those who live in the remote outback. Next stop is the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, where you can get up close to some of the lizards and snakes of Central Australia’s semi-arid desert, such as the perentie lizard and the thorny devil. Finish the day with a panoramic view of the township of Alice Springs and the MacDonnell Ranges from the top of ANZAC Hill. (B)

Day 6 (Friday)

FAREWELL

Your Alice Springs adventure concludes today after checking out of your accommodation. (B)

Alternative Departures

Alternative Departure:

Alice Springs to Adelaide (TAALSAPT), Alice Springs to Darwin (TAALSBRT) and Darwin to Alice Springs (TABRTALS)

2018/19 Fares

Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Package price*  
 Low Season Shoulder SeasonHigh Season
Platinum Service Everyday $3,069 pp $3,509 pp $3,679 pp
Gold Service Everyday $1,939 pp $2,239 pp $2,389 pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $1,699 pp $1,949 pp $2,229 pp


*Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Please see our Terms and Conditions page for booking conditions.

 

 

To book call 1800 703 357

Booking Code: TAAPTALS

2019/20 Fares

Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

Package price*
 Shoulder SeasonHigh Season
Platinum Service Everyday $3,399 pp $3,539 pp
Gold Service Everyday $2,129 pp $2,279 pp
Gold Service Advance Purchase $1,829 pp $2,109 pp


*Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Please see our Terms and Conditions page for booking conditions.

 


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