The Ghan Adventure Overview

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      USD $2,325
      CAD $2,230
      AUD $2,155
      EUR €1,655
      GBP £1,420
      NZD $2,770
      ZAR R15,660
      CHF FR1,890
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Travel across the Australian Outback by train and 4x4

Journey from the heart of the Red Centre to Australia's Top End on this adventure-packed tour. See the world's biggest monolith, the mighty Uluru, learn about the oldest culture on earth and trace the lines of ancient rock art. Dine on outback bush tucker, watch the plains roll by from the famous Ghan, swim in clear rock pools at Kings Canyon and muse over each day's adventure with a cold beer. From Alice Springs to Darwin, you'll discover a land steeped in legend and adorned in breathtaking natural beauty.

  • Embark on a 4x4 tour across open desert plains
  • Enjoy a fascinating guided tour of Uluru (Ayers Rock)
  • Experience Outback life in Alice Springs
  • Learn about the ancient land from Indigenous hosts
  • Marvel at sunrise over Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)
  • Spy crocs on a cruise through Kakadu National Park
  • Step aboard the famous Ghan
  • Try tasty bush tucker

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Alice Springs, Australia
  • Finish:

    Darwin, Australia
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 24
  • Ages:

    Min 6
  • Meals:

    5 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 5 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Hotel (2 nts), Overnight sleeper train (1 nt), Permanent tented camp (1 nt), Permanent tented camp (with shared facilities) (4 nts)
  • Transport:

    All Terrain vehicle, Overnight sleeper train, Train
  • Included activities:

    Aboriginal Rock Art tour (weather permitting), Dot Painting Class, Guluyambi Wildlife cruise, Kakadu National Park, Kings Canyon Rim Walk, Litchfield National Park, Pudakul Cultural Experience, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Twin Falls, Ubirr Rock, Uluru Base Walk, Uluru sunset drinks, Valley of the Winds walk

  • Notes:

    1. This trip requires a deposit in order to secure tickets for the Ghan train journey. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. The tour commences on day 1 at 6am. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights and accommodation. We recommend you book accommodation in advance for the night prior to the tour commencing. 3.This tour finishes on arrival in Darwin on day 9 at around 6:30pm. Please take this into consideration when booking any flights out of Darwin. We recommend you book accommodation in advance to extend your stay here. 4. You can join this trip in Uluru on day 1 no later than 2 pm. Please see trip code PISGY for details.

  • Total price from

    USD $2,325
    CAD $2,230
    AUD $2,155
    EUR €1,655
    GBP £1,420
    NZD $2,770
    ZAR R15,660
    CHF FR1,890
    *
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  • Per day from:

    USD $258
    CAD $247
    AUD $239
    EUR €183
    GBP £157
    NZD $307
    ZAR R1,740
    CHF FR210
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Day 1 Alice Springs/Uluru (Ayers Rock)

Flanked by hills and ridges, Alice Springs is the gateway to Uluru (Ayers Rock). Enjoy a fascinating tour of Uluru's large perimeter with a local guide and follow the lines of Indigenous art etched upon the rock. As the sun begins to set, watch the surface of Uluru changing colour beneath a blazing outback sky.

Day 2 Kata Tjuta (The Olgas)/Kings Canyon

Catch a memorable sunrise over Kata Tjuta (The Olgas) and hike through the Valley of the Winds, believed to be the spiritual home of the mythical corkwood-tree women. At night, enjoy a traditional camp-oven dinner at a remote cattle station before falling asleep under thousands of stars.

Day 3 Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon)/Wallace Rockhole

Hike between sheer cliffs and rugged ranges in Watarrka National Park and walk around the rim of the mighty Kings Canyon Crater. Learn about the life of renowned Indigenous artist Albert Namatjira on a visit to Hermannsburg. Cap off the day with a classic outback dinner at Wallace Rockhole.

Day 4 Western MacDonnell Ranges/Alice Springs

Start the day discovering more regional rock art before exploring beautiful Standley Chasm and Simpson Gap in the Western MacDonnell Ranges. Return to the outback community of Alice Springs.

Day 5 The Ghan

It's time to jump aboard the legendary Ghan and embark on one of the world's great train journeys! Watch the sunburnt plains of the Red Centre roll by under a vast, clear sky, while enjoying a feast of food, wine and good company.

Day 6 Katherine/Darwin

Stop off at Katherine before continuing the Ghan journey towards tropical Darwin.

Day 7 Darwin/Litchfield National Park

Experience the natural spa at Buley Rockhole and discover the impressive termite mounds and head to Pudakul Cultural Experience to learn about Aboriginal culture and taste some bush tucker. Spend the night in the picturesque Mary River region

Day 8 Kakadu National Park

Hop aboard a meandering boat cruise through the lush Kakadu wetlands and see if any beady eyes are watching from just on top of the water. At night, be sure to look skyward to witness the star-fillled outback sky.

Day 9 Kakadu National Park/Darwin

Take a 4WD trip to Twin Falls before returning to the fun and flamboyant Top End capital, Darwin.
    • 9
    • PISGC
    • 4.71 out of 5
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $2,325
      CAD $2,230
      AUD $2,155
      EUR €1,655
      GBP £1,420
      NZD $2,770
      ZAR R15,660
      CHF FR1,890
      *
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