Tropics to vineyards, a stylish rail adventure

DARWIN TO ADELAIDE

The Ghan Expedition from Darwin

INDEPENDENT RAIL TOUR

DARWIN | KATHERINE | ALICE SPRINGS | COOBER PEDY | ADELAIDE

Taking four days to complete the journey from Darwin to Adelaide, The Ghan Expedition is a perfect railway tour to see more of Australia and experience the romance of travelling by train.

4 Days
From £4352 Per Person

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The Ghan Expedition from Darwin
From £4352 Per Person

Your Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4

Day 1 : Darwin – Katherine

Board the train in Darwin and enjoy lunch in the Queen Adelaide restaurant as your journey south begins. At Katherine enjoy your first included experience as you head for a leisurely cruise on Nitmiluk Gorge, gaze awestruck at the towering sandstone cliffs and learn of the aboriginal history and culture from your experienced guide. Back on board enjoy dinner as the train heads south.

Day 2 : Alice Springs

You’ll be just finished with breakfast as the train pulls into “the Alice”, and there’s a full day for you to explore the gateway to the Red Centre. Here you have the opportunity to embark on one of the included Off Train Excursions, taking in the delights of this famous outback town. Come the evening you’ll dine beneath a canopy of stars at an authentic Outback Pioneer Dinner. After dessert, cast your eyes skyward and ponder life, the universe and everything with an informative astronomical talk.

Day 3 : Coober Pedy

You’ll wake up and rub your eyes with disbelief as you pull into the middle-of-nowhere stop at Manguri. Your destination is the sun-scorched opal mining capital of world, Coober Pedy, where more than half of the residents live underground. Venture into the tunnels and caves of this underground town and take a glimpse of Umoona Opal Mine. Below the earth’s surface, you’ll enjoy a gourmet lunch in the most unique of locations before setting off to the stunning outback moonscape that is the Breakaways tonight enjoy a final dinner on board.

Day 4 : Adelaide

After breakfast you’ll have time to reflect on your journey before The Ghan rolls into Adelaide.

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