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Next ANZAC Day, embark on an extraordinary Australian journey in honour of our nation’s most significant day of remembrance.
 
The legendary Ghan will undertake its fourth ANZAC Tribute Journey in 2014, commemorating the sacrifices of Australian servicemen and women.
 
Departing Darwin on 23 April, The Ghan will venture through the heart of Australia across four unforgettable days, stopping in Alice Springs to observe a traditional Dawn Service atop ANZAC Hill.
 
The journey features a leisurely river cruise along the stunning Katherine River, an Outback dinner under the stars and a trip on an original Pichi Richi troop train through the spectacular Flinders Ranges.
 
Bookings are open now for this special event.
 
The Ghan is a proud supporter of the Returned & Services League of Australia. The 2014 ANZAC Tribute journey raises funds and awareness for the RSL.

To book your journey on The Ghan's ANZAC Tribute click here or call Great Southern Rail on 1800 703 357.

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Wednesday, 23 April

Depart Darwin at 10am. Later that day, enjoy time in the Katherine region where you will be welcomed to country and see first-hand an Indigenous dance performance. Relax on a one hour Gorge Cruise and immerse yourself in the wonder and serenity of this world famous National Park. Delight in a glass of sparkling wine and nibbles on the banks of the Katherine River.  

 

Thursday, 24 April

Once the train arrives in Alice Springs, you will travel to the old quarry situated in the remote and isolated East MacDonnell Ranges for a truly unique and authentic experience – the Outback Bush BBQ. Become immersed in the spirit and grandeur that is the Australian Outback. Tuck in to a mouth-watering meal, enjoy a cold beer and get to know the local people who share their stories of survival in this harsh land all while under a chandelier of stars. There are many activities to participate in such as a short camel ride, damper making demonstration, whip cracking and star talk.

 

Friday, 25 April

Experience a moving ANZAC Day Dawn Service atop ANZAC Hill overlooking the town of Alice Springs. Visit the Alice Springs RSL for the traditional gunfire breakfast before attending the ANZAC Day Parade. Later in the day, visit the renowned Alice Springs Desert Park where you can get up close and personal with the Outback's flora and fauna. Take a leisurely stroll through the desert landscapes to discover the homes and habitats of animals found nowhere else in the world.

 

Saturday, 26 April

Stretch your legs in Port Augusta before a short journey through the Flinders Ranges aboard the Pichi Richi in an original troop train on the oldest remaining section of the famous narrow-gauge Old Ghan railway. Arrive in Adelaide at 8.55pm.

*All times quoted are subject to change.

FARES - Total Package Per Person Twin Share from ($)

The Ghan ANZAC Tribute Train - Darwin to Adelaide Platinum Service

Adult pp

$4399

Pension pp

$4399

Student pp

$4399
Child pp $4399
The Ghan ANZAC Tribute Train - Darwin to Adelaide Gold Service (Twin Share)

Adult pp

$3259

Pension pp

$2529

Student pp

$3259
Child pp $2529
The Ghan ANZAC Tribute Train - Darwin to Adelaide Gold Service (Single)

Adult pp

$3009

Pension pp

$2359
Student pp $3009
Child pp $2359

Booking code: ANZAC4

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*Fares based on twin share per person in Gold Service twin cabin with single pricing applicable on package product. All fares include fuel price surcharge, and will be subject to availability at the time of booking. Platinum Service ANZAC Tribute Train Packages are also available. For new bookings until 31 March 2014 only for travel on the 23 April 2014 The Ghan’s ANZAC Tribute Train Journey. A 10% deposit is required at time of booking; full payment will be required 45 days prior to departure date. Booking, credit card amendment and cancellation fees may apply. This offer is non-refundable for cancellations within 30 days of departure date. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer unless specified. All fares, timetables and Off Train Excursions are subject to change without notice. Pensioner Concession Card holders and certain Veterans may be entitled to Concession Fares that are partly or fully funded by the Commonwealth or State Governments. To qualify for Concession Fares, an Australian Pensioner Concession Card must be presented at the time of booking; must be valid at the time of travel and must be carried at all times during travel. Not all sectors are included in arrangements for the funding of concessions. Funding for concessions may be withdrawn subsequent to the printing of this document and any rates quoted may therefore change, without notice. To receive concessional fares, Great Southern Rail is required to confirm your eligibility for the concession electronically with Centrelink. If you do not want this to happen you will need to contact Centrelink of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) to obtain a Pension Concession Letter as proof of your eligibility for the concession and provide this directly to Great Southern Rail before the concession can be given. Conditions apply, see www.greatsouthernrail.com.au. Travel Agent License No.TTA164190

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