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Journey on board The Ghan with Great Southern Rail

Book over 6 months in advance and save!*

Ready yourself for an incredible, one-of-a-kind experience on The Ghan or Ghan Expedition.

Choose from one of the iconic rail journeys for the foundation of your adventure through the heart of Australia.  But that’s just the beginning. The Ghan offers much more than just seamless luxury transit. Choose from a huge range of Off Train Experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey. 

 

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Great Southern Raill The Ghan rail aerial view

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Book at least 6 months in advance and save with an Advance Purchase fare!*

The Ghan Expedition 2019/2020 (4 days):
Inclusions 

  • 4 days/3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide
  • All meals and beverages onboard - From magnificent gourmet meals prepared by professional chefs to a social beverage shared in one of the atmospheric lounges.
  • Off Train Excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
  • Gold Service twin cabin - A comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Complimentary coach transfer from selected Hotels to Darwin Rail Terminal

Highlights

  • Nitmiluk Gorge in Katherine
  • Outback experience
  • Full-day Off Train Excursions in Alice Springs including Simpsons Gap, Telegraph Station and Desert Park
  • Outback dinner experience under the stars in Alice Springs
  • Full-day excursion to take in the sights of the opal mining town of Coober Pedy 

 

The Ghan Journey 2019/2020 (3 days):
Inclusions 

  • 3 days/2 nights aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Darwin or vice versa
  • All meals and beverages onboard - From magnificent gourmet meals prepared by professional chefs to a social beverage shared in one of the atmospheric lounges.
  • Off Train Excursions in Alice Springs and Katherine
  • Gold Service twin cabin: a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day
  • Complimentary coach transfer in Darwin from Darwin Rail Terminal to selected hotel or vice versa

Highlights

  • Enjoy an Outback sunrise experience in the South Australian town of Marla (Northbound) or a bonfire experience in Manguri (Southbound)
  • Choose from a variety of Off Train Excursions to immerse yourself in the outback town of Alice Springs
  • Spend the morning exploring the beauty of Nitmiluk Gorge while in Katherine

 

Why travel in Gold Service on The Ghan?

  • From the moment you step into your Gold Service cabin, you can leave your credit card safely tucked away knowing that all food and beverages are covered by your All Inclusive fare – from magnificent gourmet meals prepared by our professional chefs to a social beverage shared in one of our atmospheric lounges.
  • Enjoy beautifully prepared meals in the classically styled Queen Adelaide Restaurant Car where an outstanding menu consisting of fresh local fare awaits – our talented chefs working closely with local suppliers, farmers and providers to source the best possible regional ingredients.
  • You never know who you’ll meet or where the conversation will lead in the Outback Explorer Lounge – the perfect place for travellers to come together and share stories, all while enjoying a wide range of all-inclusive refreshments.
  • This distinctly Australian holiday includes a series of immersive Off Train Excursions. River cruises, cultural experiences and optional camel rides or helicopter flights add another exciting dimension to your journey, giving you a chance to breathe in the beauty you’ve been watching pass by.
 

The Ghan Expedition 2019/2020 (4 days) – available Southbound (Darwin to Adelaide) only

Southbound operates: April 2019 – Oct 2019 & March 2020 

Season What need in journey period  Advanced purchase price
pp, twin share from
Price per person,
twin share from
High Season 2019: May, Jun, Jul and Aug $3,524* $3,914

Shoulder Season

2019: Apr, Sept and Oct

2020: Mar

 

$2,974*

 

$3,724

The Ghan Journey 2019/2020 (3 days) - available Northbound and Southbound

Northbound operates: April – November 2019 & March 2020 
Southbound operates: February 2020

 
Season What need in journey period Advanced purchase price
pp, twin share from
Price per person,
twin share from
High Season 2019: May, Jun, Jul and Aug $2,634* $2,914 

Shoulder Season

2019: Apr, Sept, Oct and Nov

2020: Feb and Mar

 

$2,124*

 

$2,654

 

Speak to an CD What need in journey consultant about other available travel segments, travel seasons, solo traveller and platinum service options and pricing!

  • Prices are current as at 3 October 2018.
  • Prices include GST are per person twin share, land only with an CD booking fee. Solo traveller price available upon request from CD What need in journey.
  • Prices are subject to change without notice (e.g. due to changes in surcharges, fees, taxes or exchange rates).
  • Offers are subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice. A limited number of offers are available on selected departure dates. Once sold out, prices may revert to higher rates, but may also be further discounted.
  • Itinerary is subject to alteration and cancellation without notice.
  • *Offer: Advance Purchase fares must be booked a minimum of 6 months before the travel date and are subject to availability at the time of booking and may not be available on the date first requested. Advertised prices are based on Advanced purchase fares in a Gold Service Twin cabin and savings have already been incorporated into the advertised prices; offer applies to new bookings only. The Ghan Expedition (4 days): Offer available on southbound (Darwin to Adelaide) departures only on selected travel dates between April 2019 – October 2019 & March 2020. The Ghan Journey (3 days): Offer available on northbound (Adelaide to Darwin) departures only on selected dates between April 2019 – November 2019 & February - March 2020 or southbound (Darwin to Adelaide) departures on selected dates in February 2020. Contact CD What need in journey for alternate sectors.
  • Further terms and conditions apply, payment due within 14 days of booking. Amendment and cancellation fees up to 100% may apply. 
  • ~Itinerary of Off Train Excursions available upon request from CD What need in journey.
  • Offer is subject to availability and may be withdrawn at any time without notice.
  • Package is on offer with Great Southern Rail and further conditions apply. Please the travel team at CD on 00 096 166 for further details.
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