BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE
Depart Adelaide aboard The Ghan and marvel as the spectacular Flinders Ranges pass by.
OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (L,D)
THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS
Witness an unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla, in the remote reaches of South Australia, before arriving into Alice Springs.
OVERNIGHT: Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (B, L)
ALICE SPRINGS TO ULURU
After breakfast, join your coach transfer to Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon is free to explore at leisure. There are many activities to enjoy including garden walks, bush yarns or artist demonstrations.
OVERNIGHT: 4 nights Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel (B)
This is a once-in-a-lifetime exclusive invitation to visit the remote Pitjantjatjara Lands of Central Australia. You will travel by 4WD deep into the desert to meet your Aboriginal hosts, the traditional owners of Cave Hill – the most significant art site in Central Australia. Experience the culture and history of the Anangu, listen to the teachings from the traditional owners, explore the Aboriginal songlines (stories), and enter the cave to survey the rock art of ancient times. (B, L)
Enjoy some free time this morning before your afternoon touring commences. Hosted by one of Uluru’s traditional owners you’ll visit Patji, located just outside of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Explore this extraordinary environment by 4WD and marvel at the expanse of desert overlooking Uluru and Kata Tjuta while enjoying drinks and light snacks at sunset. (B)
This morning is free to relax by the pool. This afternoon you will enjoy the quintessential Aussie outback experience and absorb the ambience of the Red Centre. Explore Mount Conner, situated on a vast, fully operational, privately owned cattle station called Curtin Springs Station. You will discover an ancient inland salt lake. While you enjoy a glass of sparkling wine, be captivated by the spectacular changing colours of sunset in the outback. Relish a three-course dinner at Curtin Springs Station before heading back to Ayers Rock Resort. (B, D)
ULURU TO ALICE SPRINGS
Take in any last-minute sights this morning before joining your coach transfer to Alice Springs.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Crowne Plaza Alice Springs Lasseters (B)
Today is free for you to explore the Alice at your own pace. (B)
BOARD THE GHAN IN ALICE SPRINGS
Join The Ghan to travel further north towards Darwin. Back on the train there’s time to talk through the week's discoveries with your fellow travellers.
OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (B, D)
THE GHAN, DARWIN
Today you will discover the wonders of Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge with a variety of Off Train Excursions to choose from before continuing to
your final destination, Darwin. (B, L)