The Territory Complete - The Ghan

Departures per week

The Territory Complete package departs weekly year round.

Day of departure

The Territory Complete package commences in Adelaide on Sundays.

Duration

14
days
/
13
nights
Example:

Arrive in Adelaide by own arrangement, finishes in Darwin on Saturday morning.

The Territory Complete - The Ghan

Inclusions

  • 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Alice Springs (or v.v.), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experience in Marla
  • ‍Transfer from Hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal (or v.v.)
  • 4 nights accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily
  • Coach transfer from Alice Springs to Ayers Rock Resort
  • 4 days/3 nights Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon including accommodation, 1 meal, guided touring with visits to Uluru, Kata Tjuta, Valley of the Winds, Kings Canyon, Watarrka National Park and featuring an Aussie Barbecue Dinner
  • 1 day Palm Valley Outback Safari by 4WD including picnic lunch and touring
  • ‍Transfer from Hotel to Alice Springs Rail Terminal (or v.v.)
  • 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Alice Springs to Darwin (or v.v), in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursion in Katherine. Gourmet meals prepared by our expert and passionate chefs, a superb selection of wines and an array of popular and boutique beers are all included
  • Transfer from Darwin Rail Terminal to Hotel (or v.v.)
  • 3 night’s accommodation in Darwin including breakfast
  • 2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation, 2 meals, guided touring with visits to Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Yellow Water Billabong, Nourlangie, Ubirr and Arnhem Land

Details

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Day 1 (Sunday)

THE GHAN, ADELAIDE

Depart
Adelaide aboard The Ghan. Watch the rolling pastoral lands of South
Australia merge into rugged Mallee scrub. Marvel as the spectacular
Flinders Ranges disappear into the horizon. This evening, relax and
enjoy the company of new-found friends in the lounge and dine in the
restaurant with an enticing range of menu options. Head back to your
cabin for a good night's sleep in anticipation of a striking outback
sunrise. (L,D)

Day 2 (Monday)

THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS

Wake
up with a coffee or juice and witness an unforgettable outback sunrise
off train at Marla, in the remote reaches of South Australia. Back on
board, it's time for brunch. Enjoy a light bite from the extensive menu
or order something a little more substantial. After more incredible
outback scenery, arrive in Alice Springs and transfer to your overnight
accommodation. (B,L)

Day 3 (Tuesday)

ULURU

After
breakfast, join your coach transfer to Ayers Rock Resort. Travel south
through the MacDonnell and James Ranges. Visit a camel farm and marvel
at majestic Attila (Mt Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort.
This afternoon enjoy a leisurely drive out to Kata Tjuta for an amazing
sunset experience. Along the way your guide will explain the geological
and cultural history of the area. Marvel at the unique flora and admire
the view of the central valley of the domes of Kata Tjuta while you take
in a magnificent outback sunset with gourmet canapes and Australian
wine. (B) 

Day 4 (Wednesday)

KATA TJUTA AND ULURU

Rise early this morning to travel to the Uluru sunrise viewing area. Watch
the first rays of the sun set the Red Centre alight while enjoying a
warming cup of tea or coffee. Then travel to the mystical 36 domes of
Kata Tjuta before arriving at the base of Walpa Gorge. The walking trail
through Walpa Gorge follows the natural creek between the two of the
tallest domes of Kta Tjuta. Return to Ayers Rock Resort. This afternoon
travel around the base of Uluru in comfort before continuing by coach to
the Kuniya Walk and beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole. View Aboriginal rock
painting.

Later visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre,
where you can learn about Aboriginal culture and see Aboriginal arts and
crafts. In the late afternoon travel to the Uluru suset viewing area.
Witness the striking colour changes of Uluru at sunset before
transferring to the barbecue site to enjoy a true outback experience at
the Aussie Barbecue. Your guide will conduct a tour of the night sky,
pointing our constellations and explaining Aboriginal stories that
relate to the stars. (D)

Day 5 (Thursday)

ULURU AND KINGS CANYON

The
morning is at your leisure to relax or take part in the many free
activities on offer at Ayers Rock Resort. In the early afternoon, travel
by coach through spectacular desert scenery on your way to Kings Canyon
Resort. Pass through Curtin Springs Cattle Station before viewing
Attila (Mt Conner). Arrive at Kings Canton Resort.

Day 6 (Friday)

KINGS CANYON

This
morning, join a guided climb to the rim of Kings Canyon for marvellous
views of Watarrka National Park. Follow the rim of the canyon stopping
to look down into the canyon gorge at lookout points. Time permitting,
you may choose to descend into the green oasis of the 'Garden of Eden.'
The rim walk takes approximately three hours to complete and is rocky
and steep in parts. It is recommended for those with a good level of
fitness. Alternatively, you may wish to take an easier, shorter walk to
explore the boulder strewn canyon floor. Stop at Kings Creek Station and
take some time to explore this working cattle station. Travel through
beautiful desert landscapes on your way to Alice Springs.

Day 7 (Saturday)

ALICE SPRINGS

Today
is free for you to explore the Alice at your own pace. Visit the Royal
Flying Doctor Service, the Alice Springs Reptile Centre, Alice Springs
Desert Park or the Telegraph Station. There is much to see and do. (B)
               

Day 8 (Sunday)

Palm Valley

This one
day 4WD safari travels through the West MacDonnell Ranges to
Hermannsburg, an Aboriginal community and historic precinct which is
renowned for its Aboriginal art collection and the works of Albert
Namatjira. Travel down the bed of the Finke River, one of the oldest
water courses in the world, into Palm Valley. See spectacular rock
forms, white sands, and an oasis of rock pools and palm trees. Visit the
spectacular rock formation known as the Amphitheatre. Enjoy a picnic
lunch this afternoon. On the return journey, relax and enjoy the
changing colours of the magnificent West MacDonnell Ranges in the
afternoon light. (B,L)
               

Day 9 (Monday)

The Ghan, Alice Springs 

Check
out your hotel this morning and enjoy free time before joining 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.
(B,D)
               

Day 10 (Tuesday)

The Ghan, Darwin

This
morning after breakfast, The Ghan arrives in Katherine. Today you will
discover the wonders of Nitmiluk Gorge with a variety of Off Train
Excursions to choose from before continuing on to Darwin and
transferring to your accommodation. (B,L)
               

Day 11 (Wednesday)

Darwin

Today is yours to explore the tropical city at leisure. (B)
               

Day 12 (Thursday)

Kakadu National Park

Join
your two day tour of Kakadu National Park. Located 257km east of
Darwin, this national park covers 20,000 square kilometres of landscape
from rocky escarpment, home to historic Aboriginal rock art dating back
thousands of years, to floodplains abundant with wildlife. Visit the
Warradjan Cultural Centre to view informative displays depicting the
traditions of the Aboriginal people in Kakadu. Join your local guide on a
cruise of Yellow Water Billabong. Search for saltwater crocodiles and
the colourful range of birdlife for which this region is renowned. After
lunch, stop at Nourlangie, where your guide will lead you on a walk to
view the rock art galleries.
               

Day 13 (Friday)

Kakadu National Park

This
morning explore the World Heritage area of Ubirr, where you'll climb up
through the ancient Aboriginal rock art galleries, to the lookout for a
view over the surrounding wetlands. Join the Guluyambi Cruise on the
East Alligator River. An Aboriginal guide will provide an insight into
the local culture including local mythology, the river's abundant food
chain, as well as bush survival skills. With special permission of the
local people, you can go ashore in Arnhem Land. Visit the Bowali Visitor
Centre before returning to Darwin. (L)
               

Day 14 (Saturday)

Darwin

This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B) 

The Territory Complete - The Ghan
The Territory Complete - The Ghan

Pricing (per person)

April 2018 - March 2019

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2018

  • Platinum $ 7,079
  • Gold Twin $ 5,789 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 5,509 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 5,789 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 5,509 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

April, September, October, November 2018, March 2019

  • Platinum $ 6,719
  • Gold Twin $ 5,419 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 4,889 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 5,419 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 4,889 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

December 2018, January, February 2019

  • Platinum $ 6,089
  • Gold Twin $ 4,889 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 4,469 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 4,889 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 4,469 (Advance Purchase)

April 2019 - March 2020

Peak Season

May, June, July, August 2019

  • Platinum $ 7,809
  • Gold Twin $ 6,499 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 6,219 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 6,499 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 6,219 (Advance Purchase)

Shoulder Season

April, September, October, November 2019, February, March 2020

  • Platinum $ 7,259
  • Gold Twin $ 5,909 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 5,379 (Advance Purchase)
  • Gold Single $ 5,909 (Everyday Fare)
    $ 5,379 (Advance Purchase)

Low Season

  • Platinum N/A
  • Gold Twin N/A

  • Gold Single
  • N/A

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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.