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The Ghan

3 day Rail Journey - from £1154

Adelaide | Alice Springs | Darwin

The ultimate outback adventure along the backbone of Australia travelling from the quaint South Australian gateway city of Adelaide, through the Red Centre and into the tropical Top End of Australia.


  • Choice of Gold or Platinum Cabin
  • All meals and drinks included
  • Scenic outback travel
  • Guest lounge & bar

Your Rail Journey

For 90 years the Ghan has been travelling through Australia’s undiscovered outback, and the epic journey along it’s entirety has become its flagship journey. Travel from coast to coast through fertile rolling hills, red dust covered outback and into the tropical Top End of Australia.

Settle into your private cabin and watch the pastoral lands of South Australia make way for the rocky landscape of the Flinders Ranges over a delicious regionally inspired dinner on board. After being rocked to sleep by the rhythm of the track awake to sunrise over the dessert and a hearty breakfast as you meander through the MacDonnell Ranges and into the Red Centre’s bustling Alice Springs. Here you can join one of the many off train excursions available to you and learn about the historical and cultural significance of this outback post.

Your journey through the Northern Territory continues as you arrive into the pristine wilderness of Katherine with the opportunity to explore the waterways of its famous gorge on another off train excursion. The day culminates with the Ghans evening arrival into the remote city of Darwin where your epic journey comes to an end.

Your Cabin

Experience the romance of traditional rail travel in the comfort of your own private cabin.

Gold Service Travel

  • Twin bunk cabin accommodation by night
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • Ensuite facilities (Twin cabins only)
  • All inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 60kg luggage allowance per guest

Platinum Service Travel

  • Double/twin bed cabin accommodation
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • Full size en suite facilities
  • All inclusive dining in the Platinum Club Car
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 90kg luggage allowance per guest
  • Platinum transfers at the start and end of your journeys


Both the twin Gold and Platinum cabins have private en suite bathrooms. Single Gold Cabins offer shared bathroom facilities.

3 day Rail Journey - from £1154


  • Upgrade to the comfort and luxury of a Platinum Service Cabin with double bed, private ensuite and access to the exclusive Platinum Club Car from £2274
  • From March to October, The Ghan runs as a 4 Day Rail Explorer with sightseeing stops in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy from £1622

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*Early Bird Offer* Save up to 25% when booking by 31st October 2019. Valid for travel between June 2020 and March 2021. Valid on new bookings only. Subject to availability. Price quoted above includes discount.

Prices shown are per person based on 2 people travelling sharing a cabin travelling September to November 2020 & February to March 2021. The Ghan does not operate December and January.



Departs: 12:15 Sunday (year round) and 12:10 Wednesday (June – August)
Arrives: 17:30 Tuesday (year round) and 19:30 Friday (June – August)
Outback Experience: Marla & Katherine

DARWIN TO ADELAIDE (November – February)

Departs: 10:00 Wednesday (November and February only)
Arrives: 13:00 Friday
Outback Experience: Katherine, Alice Springs and Manguri

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