If your dream is to see the best of the Australian outback and immerse yourself in the heart of it with hands-on experiences, this is your ultimate holiday. It doesn’t come any better than travelling on The Ghan, exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta, cruising Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and touring Kakadu, all in one sensational journey through the nation’s heartland. 

 

INCLUSIONS

● 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

● 4 days/3 nights Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon including accommodation and guided touring

● Transfer from Hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal 

● 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Alice Springs to Darwin, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Katherine

● Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to Hotel

● 3 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily

● 2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation and guided touring

● 9 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners

 

HIGHLIGHTS

● Witness Uluru at sunrise and sunset

● Visit the mystical domes of Kata Tjuta

● Appreciate the soaring sandstone walls of Kings Canyon 

● View informative displays at the Warradjan Cultural Centre

● Cruise Yellow Water Billabong

● See rock art galleries at Nourlangie

● Go ashore in Arnhem Land

 

FARES

PER PERSON

Shoulder seasonHigh season
Gold Service Advance Purchase$5,379$6,219
Gold Service Everyday$5,909$6,499
Platinum Service Everyday$7,259$7,809

 14 DAYS  13 NIGHTS  17 MEALS

*  Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.


To book or find out more

CALL 1800 024 518

OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT

DAY ONE – BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE

Board The Ghan in Adelaide, heading for the Flinders Ranges and beyond.

OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (L,D) 

DAY TWO – THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS 

Wake to an unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla before making your way to Alice Springs.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (B,L)

DAY THREE – LEISURE DAY 

Discover Alice Springs at your leisure. (B)

WE RECOMMEND

Alice Springs Outback Balloon Flight  from $275 per person.

To really appreciate the scope and beauty of the area surrounding the town in Australia’s red centre, why not take a balloon flight and see it all from above? 

DAY FOUR – ALICE SPRINGS TO ULURU 

Prepare for one of life’s ultimate travel experiences when you begin your journey to Uluru. Along the way, you’ll visit a camel farm and see majestic Attila (Mount Conner) ahead of a sunset experience at Kata Tjuta. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Voyages Sails in the Desert (B) 

DAY FIVE – KATA TJUTA AND ULURU 

It’s an early start to experience the full grandeur of Uluru from the sunrise viewing area before your short journey to the 36 mystical domes of Kata Tjuta. In the afternoon, you’ll travel around the base of Uluru, visit Kuniya Walk and Mutitjulu Waterhole before visiting Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre. End the day with an Uluru sunset complemented by an Aussie barbecue. (D) 

DAY SIX – ULURU AND KINGS CANYON

Start the day at leisure or take part in the free activities on offer at the Resort. Later, travel to Kings Canyon. OVERNIGHT: Kings Canyon Resort 

DAY SEVEN – KINGS CANYON TO ALICE SPRINGS

Join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for incredible views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the rim of the canyon and, if you have time, descend into the Garden of Eden. Visit Kings Creek Station en route to Alice Springs. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters 

DAY EIGHT – LEISURE DAY 

Explore Alice Springs at your own pace. (B) 

DAY NINE – BOARD THE GHAN IN ALICE SPRINGS 

Enjoy watching the beautiful scenery pass by your window as you relax aboard The Ghan. OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (B,D)

DAY TEN – THE GHAN, KATHERINE AND DARWIN 

The landscapes continue to transform as you head towards Katherine and your Off Train Excursion before continuing to Darwin. OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Rydges Darwin Central (B,L)

DAY ELEVEN –  LEISURE DAY 

Explore Darwin at your leisure. (B)

 

WE RECOMMEND

Croc N History Explorer Ticket from $103 per person.

Combine two of Darwin’s premier attractions with one ticket. The flexible Croc N History Explorer ticket gives you entry to both Crocosaurus Cove and the Royal Flying Doctor Service Tourist Facility. As well as access to the 24 hour Hop On Hop Off Big Bus.

DAY TWELVE – DARWIN TO KAKADU NATIONAL PARK

Travel along the Arnhem Highway to the heart of Kakadu National Park. Visit Warradjan Cultural Centre, cruise Yellow Water Billabong and stop at Nourlangie where you will be guided to ancient rock art galleries. OVERNIGHT: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel (B,L)

DAY THIRTEEN – KAKADU NATIONAL PARK TO DARWIN 

Explore the World Heritage area of Ubirr, climb up through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries to the lookout for the view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise and go ashore in Arnhem Land. Stop at Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin. OVERNIGHT: Rydges Darwin Central (L) 

DAY FOURTEEN – FAREWELL

Today completes your life-changing two-week adventure. (B)


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CALL 1800 024 518

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