Magnificent gorges and scenery

Taste of the Top End Expedition Darwin to Adelaide 8 days – 7 nights
From Adelaide To Darwin - 7 Nights

Departing from:
Adelaide
Destination:
Darwin
Duration:
7 Nights
Offer:
Inclusive fares including Darwin to Adelaide The Ghan, Adelaide and Darwin Accommodation. Solo supplement availablee
Offer Expires:
1st November 2022
Reference Code:
HCT/Journeys

From

AU$4,175

Price per person

Package Details

Overview

Travel on the iconic The Ghan - Darwin to Adelaide (Package available in reverse and lower price applies).View World Heritage wonderland. Fly Sydney (or other Australian ports) to Darwin & Adelaide to Sydney (or other Australian ports). 3 days/2 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide including all meals, beverages, off Train Excursions in Marla, Alice Springs and Katherine, 3 nights’ accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily and sightseeing including subset cruise and Kakadu and East Alligator River 1 night package.

Details

DAY 1 – FLY Sydney to Darwin 
You’ve arrived in Darwin – it’s yours to explore. Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your
accommodation. 
OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Double Tree by Hilton Esplanade

DAY 2 DARWIN (B, D)
Take in the top sights of this tropical city on a morning tour, highlights including the Stokes Hill Wharf area, Botanic
Gardens and the Chinese Temple, the Mooring Basin, and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory plus
Darwin Aviation Museum. This afternoon enjoy a stroll around Darwin, taking in the fascinating history at your own
pace. This evening soak up a Darwin sunset while you enjoy a Territory style dinner featuring local seafood and produce,
all while sailing in the comfort of a modern and spacious catamaran.

DAY 3 DARWIN TO KAKADU NATIONAL PARK (B, L)
It’s time to visit one of the world’s most incredible natural environments. As you travel along the Arnhem Highway
south-east of Darwin the anticipation builds. Soon you’ll be in the heart of the world-famous 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 depicting the rich Aboriginal history of the area at the Warradjan Cultural Centre,
and be guided to ancient rock art galleries at Nourlangie.
OVERNIGHT: 1 night Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel 

DAY 4 KAKADU NATIONAL PARK TO DARWIN(B,L)
At the World Heritage area Ubirr, your guide will reveal extraordinary art sites of spiritual significance to local
Indigenous people dating back more than 20,000 years. On your way to join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator
River, you’ll visit a stunning lookout to take in the majestic vistas of the renowned Kakadu wetlands. Later, with special
permission of the traditional owners, enjoy the privilege of going ashore in Arnhem Land. To cap off an enriching day,
you’ll visit the Marrawuddi Art Gallery before returning to Darwin.
OVERNIGHT: 1 night Double Tree by Hilton Esplanade 

DAY 5 BOARD THE GHAN EXPEDITION IN DARWIN (B)
Settle into 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. Alternatively, get a glimpse into life on an
outback cattle station with Katherine Outback Experience.
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights The Ghan (B, L, D)

DAY 6 THE GHAN EXPEDITION, ALICE SPRINGS (B, L, D)
After breakfast you’ll arrive into Alice Springs, with plenty of time to explore the iconic town in the red heart of
Australia. Prepare for a day of fascinating excursions and, in the evening, meet the rest of your fellow guests at a
spectacular barbeque dinner under a million stars at the historic Alice Springs Telegraph Station..

DAY 7 THE GHAN EXPEDITION, COOBER PEDY (B,L,D)
From your morning stop at Manguri, you’ll venture into the weird and wonderful opal mining township of Coober Pedy,
where more than half of the residents live underground. Here, you’ll enjoy a day of discovery, and a gourmet lunch in
the most unique of locations: underground. Dinner is served back on the train where you can enjoy a nightcap as your
journey continues. 

DAY 8  FINAL MORNING ON THE GHAN (B)
This morning you’ll see a dramatic change in landscape, as the rich ochre tones of the outback make way for the green
fields of South Australia. Enjoy a leisurely brunch as you pass through the majestic Flinders Ranges before your arrival
into Adelaide, completing one of the world’s great travel experiences. 
Arrival Adelaide late morning 

Optional – stay in Adelaide overnight and include Adelaide Sightseeing: Barossa Valley Day tour 

Inclusions

      3 nights Darwin – Room and breakfast 
       3 days/2 nights The Ghan  
      All meals on board The Ghan and Off train Excursions 
      Darwin Sightseeing – City Sights and Sunset Cruise 
      1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River 
      Transfers Hotel Darwin to The Ghan
      (Itinerary maybe amended to include additional sightseeing- additional costs
       
Not included
  Air fares Home Port to Darwin and Adelaide to Sydney 
      Adelaide accommodation and sightseeing  
       Gratuities
       Items of personal nature
       Transfers from home to airport and return
       Travel Insurance
CABIN FARE TYPE APR, SEP & OCT 2022 MAY – AUG 2022
GOLD TWIN ADVANCE PURCHASE $4,265 $4,855
GOLD TWIN EVERYDAY $4,865 $5,495
GOLD SINGLE ADVANCE PURCHASE $4,175 $5,105
GOLD SINGLE EVERYDAY $4,715 $5,686
PLATINUM EVERYDAY $6,865 $7,695

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