Discover Darwin and the Red Centre - The Ghan Expedition

Departures per week

The Ghan Expedition 'Discover Darwin and the Red Centre" package departs weekly from June to August inclusive.

Day of departure

The Ghan Expedition 'Discover Darwin and the Red Centre" package commences in Darwin on Wednesdays.

Duration

11
days
/
10
nights
Example:

Depart Darwin on Wednesday at 10.00 am, ends in Adelaide the following Saturday after breakfast.

Discover Darwin and the Red Centre - The Ghan Expedition

Inclusions

  • 4 days / 3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide
  • all meals and beverages onboard
  • enjoy an afternoon exploring the beauty of Katherine gorge
  • excursions in Alice Springs
  • excursion at Coober Pedy
  • outback sunrise experience at Marla
  • Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to select Darwin Hotels 
  • 3 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily 
  • Darwin Harbour Dinner cruise
  • 2 nights accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily
  • 3 days, 2 night touring at Uluru and Alice Springs

Details

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 0

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DAY ONE

ARRIVE DARWIN

You’ve arrived in Darwin – it’s yours to explore. Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your accommodation.

OVERNIGHT: 3 nights with breakfast

DAY TWO

DARWIN

Stroll around Darwin today, taking in the fascinating history at your own pace. Wander to the Stokes Hill Wharf area, Botanic Gardens or the Chinese Temple and don’t forget a visit to the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory. This evening, prepare to be amazed by the breathtaking and legendary tropical sunsets from a location like no other, savour the sights and feel the sea breeze as you sail and dine in comfort on a modern and spacious catamaran. Enjoy a sumptuous meal prepared onboard using local produce and fresh seafood. Relax and soak in the splendour of the skies, champagne flute in hand. (B, D)

DAY THREE

DARWIN - LEISURE DAY

Today is free to further explore the waterfront restaurants and relaxed vibe of Darwin and make the most of your time in the Top End. (B)

DAY FOUR

BOARD THE GHAN EXPEDITION IN DARWIN

Settle in to the comforts of The Ghan, relax in your cabin or mingle with fellow travellers in the Outback Explorer Lounge. Enjoy lunch ahead of your Off Train Excursion in Katherine. In a region renowned for jaw-dropping natural assets, Katherine boasts one of the Top End’s best – the incredible Nitmiluk Gorge.

OVERNIGHT: 3 nights The Ghan (B,L,D)

DAY FIVE

THE GHAN EXPEDITION, ALICE SPRINGS

Your arrival into Alice Springs after breakfast provides you with time to explore the iconic town in the red heart of Australia. Prepare for a day of fascinating excursions and, in the evening, dine under a million stars.

Overnight - Alice Springs (B,L,D)

DAY SIX

Alice Springs touring

DAY SEVEN

Alice Springs/Uluru touring

DAY EIGHT

Alice Springs/Uluru touring.

Overnight - Alice Springs

DAY NINE

THE GHAN EXPEDITION

Reboard The Ghan Expedition at Alice Springs

DAY TEN

THE GHAN EXPEDITION, COOBER PEDY

When you next disembark in remote Manguri, you’ll enjoy a full day exploring the amazing opal mining township of Coober Pedy. (B,L,D)

DAY ELEVEN

THE GHAN EXPEDITION, ADELAIDE

After completing the famous north-south crossing of the interior you will arrive into Adelaide. (B)

Discover Darwin and the Red Centre - The Ghan Expedition
Discover Darwin and the Red Centre - The Ghan Expedition

Pricing (per person)

April 2020 - March 2021

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2020

  • Platinum NA
  • Gold Twin Everyday Fare NA
    Advance Purchase NA
  • Gold Single Everyday Fare NA
    Advance Purchase NA

April 2021 - March 2022

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2021

  • Platinum  $ 8,689
  • Gold Twin Everyday Fare$ 6,459
  • Advance Purchase NA
  • Gold Single Everyday Fare$ 7,749
  • Advance Purchase NA

Heading

Peak Season

(Unavailable from March to October inclusive)

Shoulder Season

(November 2018)

  • Platinum: $3,899 (every day fare)
  • Gold Twin: $2,599 (every day fare), $2,069 (advance purchase)
  • ‍Gold Single: $2,459 (every day fare), $1,949 (advance purchase)

Low Season

(December 2018, January, February 2019)

  • Platinum: $3,269 (every day fare)
  • Gold Twin: $2,069 (every day fare) . $1,649 (advance purchase)
  • Gold Single: $1,959 (every day fare), $1,549 (advance purchase)
Advance Purchase Fares must be booked and paid for in full a minimum of six months in advance.
Only a limited number of these fares available per departure and are subject to availability.

Children aged 4-15 inclusive receive a 20% discount off the accompanying adult fare.
Children 0-3 free in existing bedding. All prices in Australian dollars (AUD).
Terms and Conditions apply.