The Ghan Expedition travels through the heart of Australia aboard The Ghan, between April and October.
Regarded as the ultimate Australian travel experience, this epic luxury adventure journeys from Darwin to Adelaide, with stops in Alice Springs, Coober Pedy and Uluru (optional).
Book an all-inclusive four day journey aboard The Ghan Expedition to explore “must see” towns and iconic sights including Coober Pedy and Uluru (optional).
It’s the people, not just the sights, that will leave a lasting impression on you. Cabin crew, chefs, tour guides and rangers each share their passion to enrich your journey.
On and off the beaten track, The Ghan offers remarkable sightseeing and adventure. Visit quirky towns and sacred sights, cruise remote waterways and enjoy an outback BBQ under the stars, included in your fare.
The Ghan’s walkways and cabins maximise space and comfort in the utmost style. Choose Gold Service, Platinum Service or the Chairman’s Carriage—the most exclusive carriage on rails.
Platinum Service offers discerning travellers enhanced sophistication in a spacious double or twin bed cabin featuring a private en suite. Platinum cabins are almost twice the size of Gold Service. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, plus dining in the Platinum Club and continental breakfast in your cabin (upon request). In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 90kg checked baggage allowance for each guest (max three). Includes private transfers at the start and end of your journey.*
Gold Service Twin is a crowd favourite, offering comfortable cabins featuring a private en suite plus upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant along with beer, wine, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 60kg checked baggage allowance for each guest (max two). Includes shuttle transfers to select Darwin CBD hotels.* Ask us about Gold Access Cabins, reserved exclusively for the mobility impaired. Subject to availability and other conditions.
Gold Service Single is ideal for solo travellers, offering comfortable cabins featuring a private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day. Enjoy all-inclusive Off Train Excursions and Outback Experiences, dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant along with beer, wine, base spirits and non-alcoholic beverages. In-cabin music and journey audio as standard. 60kg checked baggage allowance for solo travellers. Includes shuttle transfers to select Darwin CBD hotels.* Ask us about Gold Access Cabins, reserved exclusively for the mobility impaired. Subject to availability and other conditions.
The Chairman's Carriage is arguably the most exclusive, private cabin on rails in Australia. Ideal for groups travelling together, you'll enjoy three Platinum Double Cabins and one Platinum Twin Cabin, accommodating up to eight people. Feast in your private, multi-purpose lounge and dining space or join fellow guests in the Platinum Club. Includes premium food, wine and Off Train Experiences.
Discover the untamed tropical north of Australia in Katherine. Cruise the Nitmulik Gorge or take in the sights by helicopter (optional extra). Either way, there’s plenty of time to uncover the history and culture etched in the landscape by its traditional owners, the Jawoyn people.
Nestled between the iconic MacDonnell Ranges and the desert, no journey around Australia is complete without a stop in Alice Springs. Explore Simpsons Gap and the native wildlife centre during the day before enjoying a spectacular feast under the Milky Way at night.
Located 30 minutes outside Coober Pedy, Manguri is the captain’s choice for an awe-inspiring evening under the stars. Grab a nightcap, pull up a chair by the bonfire and take it all in. This brief stop is only offered on the southbound journey from Darwin to Adelaide.
Australia’s ‘underground town’ of Coober Pedy is a quirky opal mining town built almost entirely below ground to escape the desert heat.
Visit the Aboriginal Interpretive Centre, the Umoona Opal Mine and Museum, and the ‘dugouts’ that make this town so unique.
No visit to the Red Centre of Australia is complete without a stop in Uluru, an ancient and iconic rock rising 860 metres above sea level.
This optional excursion includes a scenic flight, cultural immersion, a visit to Mutitjula Waterhole and picnic lunch, followed by an authentic dining experience at Alice Springs Telegraph Station.
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