The Ghan Expedition

DARWIN TO ADELAIDE

Croc's to 'Roos - A Ghan Expedition

INDEPENDENT TOUR

DARWIN | THE GHAN | ALICE SPRINGS | COOBER PEDY | ADELAIDE | KANGAROO ISLAND

Experience Australia’s “Top End”, the magnificent Ghan train journey south to Adelaide, and explore the delights of Kangaroo Island. Experience the true outback, explore “The Alice” and be amazed at the night-time sky-scape as you journey across Australia.

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9 Days
From £2706 Per Person

Gold Service onboard The Ghan

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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Darwin

    Arrive into Darwin and make your way to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore Australia’s most northerly city on your own.

    Hotel for 2 nights: Doubletree by Hilton Esplanade

  2. Day 2

    Jumping Crocodiles

    Spend the morning exploring Darwin then take an afternoon excursion to see some of the 1600 crocodiles that live around the Adelaide River. Cruise on the river and see these creatures jump out of the water.

  3. Day 3

    The Ghan - Katherine

    Transfer to the station and take the Ghan train. The train leaves mid-morning and first stop is at Katherine where you have a three hour stop and can enjoy a range an included excursion to the Nitmiluk Gorge. Back on the train to enjoy dinner before your overnight journey to Australia’s Red Centre. (L, D)

    Accommodation for 3 nights: The Ghan, Gold Service

  4. Day 4

    The Ghan - Alice Springs

    Enjoy Breakfast onboard before arriving in Alice Springs mid-morning. The train stays all day in Alice Springs and leaves in the evening, so you’ve plenty of time to enjoy the town on a sightseeing tour, or maybe you’ll opt for an optional flightseeing trip over Ayers Rock (B, L, D)

  5. Day 5

    The Ghan – Cooper Pedy

    The opal mining capital of the country is the next stop. Arriving after breakfast there’s a full day to explore this unique town including an included sightseeing excursion. Re-board The Ghan early evening for your final night on board as you head to Adelaide. (B, L, D)

  6. Day 6

    Adelaide

    Arrive into Adelaide mid-morning after a final sumptuous breakfast on board. Transfer to your hotel then the rest of your day is free to explore. (B)

    Hotel for 3 nights: Hilton Adelaide

  7. Day 7

    Kangaroo Island

    Discover the highlights of Kangaroo Island on this full day coach tour. From Remarkable Rocks to playful fur seals, the tour will take you to the Kangaroo Island’s natural highlights. Walk on the beach among a colony of rare and wild Australian Sea Lions with a National Parks Ranger. Head to Vivonne Bay for a two-course lunch; spend the afternoon at Flinders Chase National Park, renowned as a sanctuary for native Australian animals including kangaroos, wallabies, koalas and echidnas. The tour of the park will take you to the rugged southern coastline for a walk on Remarkable Rocks and Admiral’s Arch. Remarkable Rocks provides great photographic opportunities and stunning sea views. Admiral’s Arch boardwalk takes you down a rugged cliff face to reveal this spectacular rock archway.

  8. Day 8

    Adelaide Sightseeing

    Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour that includes the highlights of this cosmopolitan city, then explore on your own in the afternoon. Perhaps you’ll visit St Peter’s Cathedral or the Adelaide Oval; head to the shops or enjoy the relaxing scene alongside the Murray River, stopping for a refreshing drink along the way.

  9. Day 9

    Departure

    Make your way to the airport for your onward journey.

Departs: Mondays 01 May – 23 Oct 2017 / Mondays 

  • 5 nights hotel accommodation as shown, based on two sharing
  • 3 nights on The Ghan in Gold Service as shown.  Platinum Service is also available
  • Meals on days shown (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Sightseeing shown as included
  • Flights to/from Australia
  • Meals other than specified
  • Sightseeing other than specified or shown as optional
  • Transfers

Upgrades are available on the following:

Kangaroo Island by air - One way or return

Platinum Service on The Ghan train

Please ask for a quotation at the time of booking.

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Croc's to 'Roos - A Ghan Expedition
From £2706 Per Person

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