Wines meet the outback

ADELAIDE TO ALICE SPRINGS

The Ghan & Red Centre Discovery

INDEPENDENT TOUR

ADELAIDE | BAROSSA VALLEY | THE GHAN | ALICE SPRINGS | ULURU AYERS ROCK | THE OLGAS KINGS CANYON

The verdant Barossa Valley contrasts with the arid Red Centre with the iconic Ayers Rock, Kings Canyon and outback Alice Springs; all combined with a journey on one of the world’s iconic trains, The Ghan.

Experience The Ghan &  Indian Pacific

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8 Days
From £1857 Per Person

Gold Service onboard The Ghan

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  1. Day 1

    Arrive Adelaide

    Arrive into Adelaide and take your private transfer to your hotel. Remainder of the day is free to explore the “City of Churches”.

    Hotel for 2 nights: Standard - Mercure Grosvenor; Superior - Stamford Plaza; Deluxe - Adina Treasury

  2. Day 2

    Barossa Valley

    Today’s excursion takes you out to the Barossa Valley, one of Australia’s premier wine producing regions. Visit the Barossa reservoir, take a behind the scenes tour and tasting at Richmond Grove Wines. Enjoy lunch before driving through the Adelaide Hills to Hahndorf, Australia’s oldest German settlement, with arts and crafts and traditional bakers evoking smells of Bavaria. (L)

  3. Day 3

    Adelaide - The Ghan

    Enjoy a morning at leisure before your private transfer to the station for the lunchtime departure of The Ghan.  Journey through the northern suburbs of Adelaide and through the wheat belt of South Australia’s mid North and pass the southern Flinders ranges. Relax in the Outback Explorer lounge and enjoy lunch and dinner in the elegant Queen Adelaide restaurant. (L, D) 

    Accommodation for 1 night: Gold Service, including standard beverages and meals

  4. Day 4

    The Ghan - Alice Springs

    Wake up to the wonders of the red centre as your journey continues towards Alice Springs, your breakfast and lunch is served in the Queen Adelaide restaurant.  On arrival you’ll be met and transferred to your hotel. (B, L)

    Hotel: Standard - Aurora; Superior - Doubletree by Hilton; Deluxe - Chifley

  5. Day 5

    Alice Springs - Ayers Rock

    Travel through the West MacDonnell and James Ranges. Visit a camel farm for an optional camel ride and later stop to view majestic Atila (Mt Conner), before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon tour the base of Uluru and enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine while watching the sunset.

    Hotel: Standard - Outback Pioneer; Superior - Desert Gardens; Deluxe - Sails In The Desert

  6. Day 6

    Uluru (Ayers Rock) - Kings Canyon

    Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area, Talinguru Nyakunytjaku. Watch the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight. After watching the sunrise travel to the 36 domes of Kata Tjuta (The Olgas). Walk in Walpa Gorge and explore the unusual rock formations before continuing to Kings Canyon this afternoon.

    Hotel: All - Kings Canyon Resort

  7. Day 7

    Kings Canyon - Alice Springs

    This morning join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous views of Watarrka National Park (requires a good level of fitness and sturdy shoes). An easier walk along the boulder - strewn canyon floor is also available. Return to Alice Springs later today.

    Hotel: Standard - Aurora; Superior - Doubletree by Hilton; Deluxe - Chifley

  8. Day 8

    Alice Springs - departure

    A private transfer will take you to the airport for your onward journey.

     

     

Departs: Fridays year round except 17 Dec - 15 Jan

  • 6 nights Standard Grade accommodation as shown, based on two sharing
  • 1 night Gold Service on The Ghan with standard drinks included 
  • Meals on days shown (B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner)
  • Sightseeing as described
  • Transfers as described
  • Airfares to / from Australia
  • Meals other than specified
  • Sightseeing other than specified or shown as optional
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The Ghan & Red Centre Discovery
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