Contact Us |

6 Day Outback Adventure on the Ghan: Alice Springs to Darwin

Alice Springs - Darwin

Ghan Gold Service experience from Alice Springs to Darwin

All meals & drinks included onboard the Ghan

Spectacular off-train excursions & activities

Hotel accommodation in Alice Springs and Darwin included


From $2,599 pp twin share

Book Now Check Departure Dates


Experience Australia's stunning Outback and Top End on this 6 day exploration journey. Enjoy a trip on the the iconic Alice Springs to Darwin Ghan journey, plus 2 nights accommodation in Alice Springs and 2 nights accommodation in Darwin.

Step aboard The Ghan for an unforgettable train journey through the Northern Territory. An all-inclusive rail holiday, the 'Top End Discovery' journey travels between Alice Springs and Darwin on a one-of-a-kind adventure. When the train stops, the adventures begin, with a wide choice of included off-train touring and activities. Onboard, enjoy your elegant private cabin with ensuite and savour the delicious food and wines with incredible dining experiences and attentive service.

 Alice Springs to Darwin is a journey through some of Australia's most breathtaking and beautiful scenery, the vast desert plains, red earth and blue skies, ochre mountains weathered and worn, a land sacred to the indigenous Aboriginal people steeped in Dreamtime fable, as you head north the terrain changes you're entering tropical Northern Territory, red hues turn to vibrant emerald, lush greenery and balmy weather welcome you to your destination Darwin.




Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5 Day 6

Day 1

Arrive Alice Springs

Day at leisure

Accommodation: Aurora Hotel

Day 2

Alice Springs

Day at leisure

Accommodation: Aurora Hotel

Day 3

Board the Ghan and settle into your cabin before setting off amongst the scenery on your journey north. 

Accommodation: The Ghan (Gold Service)

Day 4

Arrive Darwin

Disembark from the train and check into your Darwin accommodation, before relaxing or exploring what this unique city has to offer.

Accommodation: Darwin Frontier Hotel

Day 5


Day at leisure

Accommodation: Darwin Frontier Hotel

Day 6

Depart Darwin

Check out of your hotel, and head to the airport or onwards to the next part of your journey!

If you wish to extend your trip, add tours or perhaps a trip to a luxury lodge, flights, car hire and more - just ask! We can tailor-make any itinerary your adventurous heart desires. 

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 1 night onboard The Ghan in a Gold Service^ cabin from Alice Springs to Darwin on twin share basis 
  • All onboard meals and drinks
  • All off-train excursions and activities 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Alice Springs on twin share basis
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Darwin on twin share basis



The Ghan - Gold Service^ cabin from Alice Springs to Darwin on twin share basis  

Aurora Hotel, Alice Springs, standard room twin share

Darwin Frontier Hotel, Darwin, standard room twin share



For only $150 extra per person, guests can upgrade to the Desert Palms Alice Springs and Darwin City Hotel. Option available at check-out. 



  • Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Airfares
  • Meals (unless specified)
  • Airport transfers
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary.
  • Tipping - suggested at $10 per person per day


Single Supplement

The additional supplement for a single traveller is $1250


Child Policy

Child policy: Children that are 2 to 11 years of age are eligible for a 10% discount. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult 18 years old and over to travel. No unaccompanied minors are allowed


Fitness level required

To undertake most Off Train Experiences a good level of fitness is required, including the ability to walk and balance on uneven ground. Sensible walking shoes are required.

Departure Dates

AUG 2022
09 th
Tuesday 09 Aug 2022  ‐  Sunday 14 Aug 2022
AUG 2022
16 th
Tuesday 16 Aug 2022  ‐  Sunday 21 Aug 2022