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Experience Darwin & The Ghan

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Experience Darwin & The Ghan



9 Day Experience  +  2 Nights on the Ghan and $850 Bonus Value


✔️ 6 Nights, 4 & 5 Star Centrally Located Hotel Accommodation

✔️ 2 Nights Inclusive Gold Service Aboard The Ghan

✔️  Breakfast Daily and Selected Special Meals

✔️ Full Day Kakadu National Park Tour Including Lunch

✔️ Beverages and Chef-Prepared Cuisine Aboard The Ghan

✔️ Off Train Excursion Options in Katherine, Nitmiluk Gorge & Alice Springs

✔️ Full Day Escorted Barossa Valley Wine and Food Experience Tour


From only $3790 Per Person


Book by June 30, 2021

Travel Dates:

31 October 2021

14 November 2021

21 November 2021


Central Darwin Stay
3 Nights at 4-star DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin

Full Day Kakadu Day Tour
Breakfast Daily
$100 Meal Credit
Beverage Vouchers
Complimentary Wifi
Complimentary In-Room Movies
Included Buffet Lunch in Kakadu National Park
Yellow Water Billabong Cruise

The Ghan Rail Experience
2 Nights Aboard The Ghan in Gold Class

Chef-Prepared Onboard Dining
Beverages Included
 ‘Off Train’ Excursions

5 Star Adelaide City Stay
3 Nights at 5-Star (self-rated) Crowne Plaza Adelaide Hotel

Full Day Barossa Food and Wine Tour
Room Upgrade to Deluxe Room
Breakfast Daily at Koomo Restaurant
Beverage Vouchers
Late Checkout
Indulgent Vineyard Lunch
Chocolate and Wine Tasting Experience


Day 1 Arrive Darwin
Start your North to South Australian rail adventure in beautiful Darwin today. Check into the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin and enjoy free time to explore this compact, easy to navigate city.  Rich in aboriginal culture and history, Darwin is host to a variety of festivals, markets and a renowned food scene.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin

Day 2 Darwin Free Day (B)
Today is free to explore Darwin and surrounds and take full advantage of Hilton Darwin’s outstanding hospitality and amenities.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin

Day 3 Darwin Kakadu National Park Day Tour (B, L)
Today join an exciting full day tour in the Northern Territory’s incredible Kakadu National Park. Soak up must-see Kakadu’s extraordinary landscapes, incredibly diverse wildlife, local legends and myths through Aboriginal rock art on this 11-hour sightseeing tour. Travel in an air-conditioned coach operated by an experienced guide providing immersive commentary throughout. Your tour includes a Yellow Water Billabong Cruise accompanied by a local guide, fresh buffet lunch and National Park fees.

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Darwin

Day 4 Depart Darwin – The Ghan (B, L ,D)
Take the complimentary transfer to Darwin Station this morning, taking to time to check in and board the legendary Ghan train for departure at 10am. From Darwin, take in remarkable Top End views while enjoying your chef-prepared 2 course lunch, before stopping in Katherine for an afternoon of unique touring. Experience one of the region’s most impressive natural wonders near Katherine; stunning Nitmiluk Gorge lies within the massive Nitmiluk National Park and you’ll have the chance to explore it from the water with guided cruise options – an unforgettable experience. A delicious 3-course dinner is served with a selection of included wines and beverages in the elegant Queen Adelaide restaurant.

The Ghan – Gold Class

Day 5 The Ghan (B, L, D)
Next stop is Alice Springs, where more Off-Train Excursions await. Explore Simpsons Gap, tour the town attractions, or get up close to some of the Red Centre’s native wildlife. Delicious dinner on the train is followed by an extraordinary outback experience. Stop at Manguri Siding to view the Milky Way as you have never seen it before. Simply breathtaking.

The Ghan – Gold Class

Day 6 The Ghan – arrive Adelaide (B)
From your cabin window this morning, see a dramatic change in landscape, as the rich ochre tones of the outback make way South Australia’s green fields. Enjoy a leisurely brunch as you pass through the majestic Flinders Ranges and prepare for your arrival into Adelaide, completing one of the world’s great travel experiences. On arrival into Adelaide at 1pm, make your way to the nearby Crowne Plaza Adelaide, for check in and free time.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Day 7 & 8: Adelaide Free Day (B) or Full Day Barossa Tour (B,L)
Take a leisurely start today, with a full free day to relax at the Crowne Plaza Adelaide and explore the historic city as you please. Nearby your accommodation are cafes, restaurants, heritage buildings and famous markets. Enjoy fresh air in the many parks and open spaces.


A visit to South Australia wouldn’t be complete without a day discovering the Barossa Valley and its outstanding wine and produce. Visit award-wining cellar doors and Maggie Beer’s wonderful Farm Shop before lunch at Lambert Estate, featuring seasonal, regional produce. Pair this with a glass of wine (own cost) from the deck of this popular vineyard. Then, take in more panoramic views and finish the day with house made chocolate and paired wines at Barossa Valley Chocolate Company before returning to Adelaide for the evening.

As our Barossa Food and Wine Experience is a Small Group Tour, you will be booked onto this experience on either day 7 or 8. Your final documentation will advise which day you are confirmed on.

Crowne Plaza Adelaide

Day 9 Depart Adelaide (B)
Check out and make your own way home today.




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  • Price : From $3790
  • Location : Adelaide to Darwin

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