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6 Day Ghan Luxury Train Package from Adelaide to Darwin

Adelaide - Darwin

Flights from major capital cities in Australia to Adelaide

3-day Ghan Gold Service experience from Adelaide to Darwin 

All meals & drinks included onboard the Ghan

Spectacular off-train excursions & activities

4-star hotel stays in Adelaide & Darwin

From $2,799 $3,442 Include flight pp twin share

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

Day 1

Fly to Adelaide

Your luxurious Aussie adventure begins today with your flight to Adelaide, where you will be met your driver for your private transfer to your hotel. Once checked-in, the afternoon is yours to relax and explore this affluent ‘City of Churches’; lose yourself in one of the hip bars tucked away in a tiny alleyway or take a dip in the cool waters of beachy Glenelg.

Accommodation: Sage Hotel or similar, Adelaide

Meals included: none

Day 2

The Ghan (boarding in Adelaide)

Enjoy a private transfer from your hotel to the train station. Get ready to experience all the comforts of your Gold Class cabin today as you board the spectacular Ghan. Once you’ve settled in and the big wheels start turning, make your way to the classically styled Queen Adelaide Restaurant carriage for a delicious lunch, accompanied by your choice of fine wines. The afternoon is yours to relax, socialise and get acquainted with the novelty of rail travel. After a sumptuous dinner, join other guests for a few late-night drinks or head to your cabin to settle in early and await the sights of your first incredible outback sunrise the next day.

*Passengers starting their package in Adelaide will make their own way to the station for a 12:15pm train departure today.*

Accommodation: Gold Service cabin onboard the Ghan

Meals included: lunch and dinner

Day 3

The Ghan (The Centre)

Witness an unforgettable outback sunrise with a steaming cup of coffee this morning and a brief stop in Marla. Back onboard, sink into pure indulgence in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant for brunch and relax as the mallee scrub makes way for the iconic outback scenery of Alice Springs.

Off-board, spend the afternoon at leisure; you could visit local landmarks, take a front-row seat a spectacular bird show at the Desert Park or experience a majestic camel ride across ochre land. Back on the train, get to know your fellow passengers in the Outback Explorer Lounge before freshening up for dinner - topped off with a cheeky nightcap, of course!

Accommodation: Gold Service cabin onboard the Ghan

Meals included: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4

The Ghan (Katherine to Darwin)

Welcome to Katherine! Upon reaching the Northern Territory gaze in wonder at towering sandstone cliffs as you cruise lazily on the Katherine River*. Alternatively, spend the day with the local Aboriginal people, sharing their culture, learning to basket weave, spear throw and play the Didgeridoo. A late lunch awaits back on board, then relax with a glass of fine wine and savour the last few hours of this epic journey as you roll into Darwin at 5:30pm. Transfer to your hotel, and ease back into life on the land with a bit of harbour exploration.

Accommodation: Argus Hotel or similar, Darwin

Meals included: breakfast and lunch

Day 5

Darwin - Jumping Crocodiles Tour & Cruise

Kick back this morning as you slow down to Darwin-time before a special tour in the afternoon to experience the incredible Top End wetlands on an Adelaide River cruise, keep your cameras at the ready as you get up close and personal with saltwater crocodiles - watch as they leap out of the water to capture their prey!

Accommodation: Argus Hotel or similar, Darwin

Meals included: none

Day 6

Depart Darwin for home

Your outback expedition comes to an end today. Your private transfer will collect you from your hotel and drive you to the airport for your flight home with a head and heart full of magical memories to cherish.

Meals included: none

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • Return economy class airfare from *Melbourne, *Sydney, *Brisbane, *Hobart, *Perth (*surcharge applies)
  • 1 night 4-star accommodation in Adelaide (not included for Adelaide departures)
  • Note that Adelaide departures will commence one day later than the chosen departure date
  • Private transfers between airport, hotel and train station in Adelaide (not included for Adelaide departures)
  • 3 days/2 nights Ghan Gold Service cabin from Adelaide to Darwin
  • All onboard meals and drinks
  • All off-train excursions and activities (includes Katherine, Alice Springs & Marla)
  • Private transfers from Darwin Rail Terminal to Darwin Hotel
  • 2 nights of 4-star accommodation in Darwin
  • Jumping Crocodiles Half Day Tour & Cruise
  • Private transfers from Darwin Hotel to Darwin Airport
  • Airfare from Darwin back to departure city



Adelaide - Sage Hotel or similar

Ghan - Gold Service cabin

Darwin - Argus Hotel or similar


Platinum Cabin Upgrade

Choose the Platinum Cabin upgrade at checkout for an added touch of luxury 


  •  Travel insurance (strongly recommended)
  • Anything not listed in the itinerary.


Infant policy

Please enquire with or 1300 350 263 if you would like to travel with a child or infant. 


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. A Fitness to Travel form will be required of customers requesting an Accessible Cabin and/or Wheelchair Assistance.


The Traveldream 14 day refund guarantee does NOT apply to this booking. 100% cancellation fees apply 14 days after the booking date. The fare is non-transferable and non-refundable. No amendments allowed.

Departure Dates

MAR 2020
28 th
Saturday 28 Mar 2020  ‐  Thursday 02 Apr 2020
MAY 2020
16 th
Saturday 16 May 2020  ‐  Thursday 21 May 2020
+ $550 p.p
MAY 2020
30 th
Saturday 30 May 2020  ‐  Thursday 04 Jun 2020
+ $550 p.p
JUN 2020
06 th
Saturday 06 Jun 2020  ‐  Thursday 11 Jun 2020
+ $550 p.p
JUN 2020
13 th
Saturday 13 Jun 2020  ‐  Thursday 18 Jun 2020
+ $550 p.p

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