Platinum Top End Tour - The Ghan Expedition

Departures per week

The Ghan Expedition "Platinum Top End Tour" package is available during April and May 2020.

Day of departure

The Ghan Expedition 'Platinum Top End Tour" package commences in Darwin on Mondays (April and May 2020).



Commences in Darwin on Monday, ends in Adelaide on Saturday after breakfast. (April and May).

Platinum Top End Tour - The Ghan Expedition


  • BONUS 2 nights five star accommodation in Darwin at The Hilton including breakfast daily
  • BONUS ‘Charles Darwin’ Sunset Dinner Cruise
  • Transfer from Hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal and from Adelaide Rail Terminal
  • 4 days/3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
  • 6 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 4 Dinners


Day 1
Day 2
Day 3
Day 4
Day 0

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DAY 1                          


After your arrival intoDarwin, spend the rest of the day acquainting yourself with this vibrant TopEnd city.

As a Hilton Darwin guest staying in an Executive room, Executive Lounge Access is included. Enjoy your Executive Level privileges, including evening drinks and canapés in the lounge, turndown service and a free morning newspaper delivered to your room.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights HiltonDarwin


DAY 2                          


Your morning is free to explore the art galleries, waterfront restaurants and relaxed vibe of Darwin.

This evening soak up a Darwin sunset while you enjoy aTerritory-style buffet dinner featuring local seafood and produce, all while sailing in the comfort of a modern and spacious catamaran. (B,D)


DAY 3                            


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 TheGhan (B,L,D)


DAY 4                          


Your arrival into AliceSprings 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. (B,L,D)


DAY 5                          


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 6                          


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

Platinum Top End Tour - The Ghan Expedition
Platinum Top End Tour - The Ghan Expedition

Pricing (per person)

April 2019 - March 2020

Shoulder Season

April, September, October 2019

  • Platinum N/A
  • Gold Twin N/A
  • Gold Single N/A

April 2020 - March 2021

Shoulder Season

April, May  2020


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.