Darwin and Tiwi Islands By Design

From the vibrant sophistication of Adelaide, you’ll enjoy a leisurely train journey aboard the legendary Ghan into the red heart and beyond. After an unforgettable cultural tour of Tiwi Islands you’ll head to Darwin by ferry.

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Darwin to Adelaide or V.V.

6 Days5 Nights

Available from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

Package includes:

Day 1 (Sun)

The Ghan, Adelaide - Alice Springs

Make your way to the Adelaide Parklands Terminal for your journey aboard The Ghan. Enjoy lunch while travelling through the outskirts of Adelaide. This evening, relax and enjoy the company of new friends, as you dine in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant. (L,D)

Day 2 (Mon)

Alice Springs

An opportunity early this morning, to stretch your legs and get a taste of the outback, with a Short Stop at Marla. Arrive into Alice Springs early in the afternoon, where you can join an included Off Train Excursion to explore the many facets of this historic outback city. This evening, The Ghan departs Alice Springs. (B,L,D)

Day 3 (Tue)

Katherine - Darwin

This morning after breakfast, the train arrives into Katherine. Enjoy an Off Train Excursion to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, one of the highlights of your journey, before continuing to Darwin, arriving in the early evening. You will be transferred to your accommodation, for the next 3 nights, Darwin Central Hotel. (B,L)

Day 4 (Wed)

Darwin and Charles Darwin Sunset Buffet Dinner Cruise

Free day today to explore Darwin. This evening, make your way to Stokes Hill Wharf, for your Sunset Buffet Dinner Cruise aboard the ‘Charles Darwin’. Enjoy a delicious Territory Style Buffet as you cruise in to the Darwin sunset. (B,D)

Day 5 (Thur)

Tiwi Islands By Design

This morning, make your way to Cullen Bay Ferry Terminal, ready to board the ferry to Tiwi Islands. On this small group and authentic Tiwi Islands experience, the art centre of Tiwi Design is the focus of the day, with a genuine welcome ceremony by community elders, followed by morning tea with the artists. Enjoy a picnic lunch at Tiwi Design and a hands-on screen printing or painting session – Tiwi style. There is time to browse the gallery and purchase art at island prices, before returning on the ferry back to Darwin. (B,L)

Day 6 (Fri)


This morning after breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

Reverse Itinerary:

Darwin to Adelaide (41DA)


Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

From $510* per person per day

Package Price*
Gold Service Adult from $3065 pp
Gold Service Pensioner from $2294 pp
Platinum Service Adult from $4265 pp

Platinum hotel upgrade option: Èlan Soho Suites, Darwin

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