Ghan Expedition to Adelaide – 7D/6N
Onboard the Ghan you will find sumptuous dining, elegant private cabins, attentive service, and the camaraderie of your fellow travellers with a range of included off-train experiences.
See more with the off train experiences such as Coober Pedy, Nitmiluk Gorge in Katherine, and explore Alice Springs with an outback barbecue.
Sample some of the Barossa’s finest wines, explore the local art and crafts in Adelaide’s oldest German settlement Hahndorf.
Visit Haigh’s Chocolate factory and enjoy the Torrens River cruise in Adelaide.
- Try a chocolate (or two) at the Haigh’s Chocolate Factory
- Explore the local arts & crafts at Hahndorf
- Enjoy an outdoor barbecue in Alice Springs
Max group size:
- - 3 Nights on the Ghan Train in a gold class twin cabin from Darwin to Adelaide.
- - All transfers.
- - All meals, beverages and standard off-train excursions and activities on the Ghan.
- - 3 Nights Adelaide city standard hotel accommodation.
- - Barossa and Hahndorf Highlights Tour with lunch.
- - Adelaide City Tour with river cruise.
- - Local produce & wine tastings. *Advertised pricing is on a per person basis*
Departures:Departs Wednesday, April to October
Day 1: Depart from Darwin
Departing from Darwin, travel coast to coast through the fiery red centre, experiencing Australia at its dramatic best.
Take in the remarkable Top End views before stopping in Katherine for an afternoon of unique touring.
Prepare to experience one of the region’s most impressive natural wonders near Katherine.
The stunning Nitmiluk Gorge lies within the massive 292,000 hectares of the Nitmiluk National Park, and you’ll have the chance to explore it from the water with guided cruise options – an experience you’ll never forget.
Day 2: Alice Springs
Next stop is Alice Springs, where more Off Train Excursions await.
Explore Simpsons Gap, tour the town attractions, or get up close to some of the Red Centre’s native wildlife.
Dinner on the train is followed by an extraordinary evening experience in the outback where you will see the Milky Way like you have never seen it before. Simply breath-taking.
Day 3: Arrive in Adelaide
From your cabin window 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 and prepare for your mid-morning arrival into Adelaide, completing one of the world’s great travel experiences.
On arrival to Adelaide, you will be transferred to your accommodation for the next 3 nights.
Day 4: Adelaide
Adelaide is noted for its many festivals, its food, wine and culture and its long beach fronts.
Discover superb architecture, cultural boulevards, surrounding park lands and wide streets and then you’ll appreciate why the city has been ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world.
Experience Adelaide on this half day tour to see the main sights and listen as we take you through the local history followed by a relaxing half day cruise along the River Torrens.
Day 5: Adelaide Leisure Day
Free Day to relax and explore Adelaide.
Day 6: Barossa Valley
The world famous wine region of the Barossa Valley is steeped in history and German heritage, swathed in rolling landscapes of vines, orchards, pasture and bushland and full of great characters.
Today, discover the rich bounty of the Adelaide Hills with its charming villages, so close to the city.
Explore the enchanting town of historic Hahndorf with its unique Bavarian ambiance.
Day 7: Tour ends - Adelaide
Departure transfer from your accommodation to Adelaide Airport