Enjoy the very best of the dramatic scenery and diverse experiences offered by the contrasts between Australia�s vast interior and its rugged coastlines. And there�s no better way to link them all together than by travelling on The Ghan Expedition.
|Start||Darwin @ 6.00 am|
|Finish||Adelaide @ 6.00pm|
The starting point of your journey is the tropical capital of the north where you'll check in to your overnight accommodation.
OverNight: Hilton Darwin
As you travel along the Arnhem Highway, the excitement level escalates. Soon you'll be in the heart of Kakadu National Park enjoying a full day of immersive experiences. You'll cruise the Yellow Water Billabong, search for saltwater crocodiles, see a variety of informative displays at the Warradjan Cultural Centre, and be guided to ancient rock art galleries at Nourlangie.
Overnight: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel(B,L)
At the World Heritage area of Ubirr, your guide will reveal art sites dating back more than 20,000 years. On your way to join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River, you'll visit a lookout to take in the majestic vistas of the Kakadu wetlands. Later, with special permission of the traditional owners, you'll go ashore in Arnhem Land, finishing with a visit to the Bowali Visitor Centre
Overnight: Hilton Darwin (L)
The day is free to enjoy Darwin. (B)
Recommend, Darwin City Sights tour $103 per person.
This tour takes you to all the city landmarks including the Botanic Gardens, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory and Darwin Aviation Museum.
Today you join The Ghan Expedition and your first Off Train Excursion is soon underway when you choose from a range of options in Katherine. OVERNIGHT: 3 nights The Ghan Expedition (B,L,D)
After your first night on The Ghan, you'll wake in the red centre of Australia, Alice Springs. Prepare for a day of fascinating excursions and, in the evening, dine under a million stars. (B,L,D)
When you next disembark in remote Manguri, you'll enjoy a full day exploring the amazing opal mining township of Coober Pedy. (B,L,D)
Pass through the majestic Flinders Ranges as you head towards Adelaide. On arrival, transfer to the Airport for your flight to the magical place of Kangaroo Island to be met by your guide for your transfer to your accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Mercure Kangaroo Island Lodge (B)
Commence your two day tour this morning. Walk through Lathami Conservation Park, visit a beautiful beach to stroll among Australian sea lions, and then head off for more exploring. (B,L,D)
See the Island's wild side today in Flinders Chase National Park. Then it's onward to dramatic Cape de Couedic and Remarkable Rocks. After more touring, you'll be transferred to the airport for your return to Adelaide.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights Hilton Adelaide (B,L)
Today you'll be touring one of the world's great wine regions, the Barossa Valley. With exclusive cellar door experiences, you'll be hosted by passionate vignerons explaining what makes this region and its wines so special. (B,L)
Enjoy Adelaide at your leisure. (B)
Recommend, Morning Adelaide City tour 69$ pp
See all the city highlights of Adelaide including its grand boulevards and terraces, magnificent churches and gardens, and Adelaide Oval
This spectacular two weeks full of incredible experiences finishes in Adelaide for your return journey home. (B)
3 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation and guided touring
Transfer from Hotel to Darwin 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
Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to Airport
2 days/2 nights Kangaroo Island in Style tour including flights to and from the Island, accommodation and personalised touring
3 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
1 day Northern Barossa Valley Voyager