The Ghan Off Train Touring

Your journey on The Ghan will include a choice of off train excursions and experiences, these are included in your fare, you may also choose from one of the optional upgrades (additional fee). 

Bookings for these excursions can only be made onboard. The one exception to this being The Ghan Expedition, Uluru Fixed Wing Scenic Flight & Outback Pioneer Dinner.

Please use the following information as a guide only as some details of these excursions may vary

The Ghan Expedition (April - October)

Travelling Darwin to Adelaide on The Ghan Expedition (April to October inclusive), your journey stops in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy. Choose your Off Train Excursions from the following options:

Katherine 

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise 
  • Nitmiluk First Gorge Rock Art Cruise
  • Katherine Outback Experience
  • Twin Parks Fixed Wing Scenic Flight (optional upgrade) 
  • Nitmiluk Gorge helicopter flight (optional upgrade)

Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs Explorer and Outback BBQ Dinner
  • Alice Springs Desert Park and BBQ Dinner
  • Simpsons Gap Discovery Walk and BBQ Dinner
  • Alice to Offroad and Outback BBQ Dinner
  • Alice Springs and Surrounds Scenic Flight (optional upgrade)
  • Spirit of Mt Gillen Helicopter Flight (optional upgrade)
  • Uluru Fixed Wing Scenic Flight & Outback Pioneer Dinner (optional upgrade) There are limited spaces for this excursion so best to pre book if this trip is of interest to you ($1,249 per person)

Coober Pedy 

  • Explore Coober Pedy 
  • Opal Experience
  • Discover the Majestic Breakaways
  • Marla

Marla

  • Outback Stars

For further details see PDF below
(please use the following information as a guide only as some details of these excursions may vary)

The Ghan Expeditions Off Train Excursions

Darwin to Adelaide (November - March)

Travelling Darwin to Adelaide, The Ghan stops in Alice Springs and Katherine. The Off Train Excursions being:

Katherine

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise
  • Nitmiluk First Gorge Rock Art Cruise
  • Katherine Outback Experience
  • Twin Parks Fixed Wing Scenic Flight (optional upgrade)
  • Nitmiluk Gorge helicopter flight (optional upgrade)

Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs Explorer
  • Alice Springs Desert Park
  • Simpsons Gap Discovery Walk
  • Pyndan Camel Tracks (optional upgrade)
  • Alice Springs and Surrounds Scenic Flight (optional upgrade)
  • Spirit of Mt Gillen Helicopter Flight (optional upgrade)

Manguri

  • Outback stars

For further details see PDF below
(please use the following information as a guide only as some details of these excursions may vary)

Adelaide to Darwin Off Train Excursions

Adelaide to Darwin (year round)

Travelling Adelaide to Darwin, The Ghan stops in Alice Springs and Katherine. The available excursions being:

Alice Springs

  • Alice Springs Explorer
  • Alice Springs Desert Park
  • Simpsons Gap Discovery Walk
  • Pyndan Camel Tracks (optional upgrade)
  • Alice Springs and Surrounds Scenic Flight (optional upgrade)

Katherine

  • Nitmiluk Gorge Cruise
  • Nitmiluk First Gorge Rock Art Cruise
  • Katherine Outback Experience
  • Twin Parks Fixed Wing Scenic Flight (optional upgrade)
  • Nitmiluk Gorge helicopter flight (optional upgrade)

Manguri

  • Outback morning stop

For further details see PDF below
(please use the following information as a guide only as some details of these excursions may vary)

Darwin to Adelaide Off Train Excursions