Taste of the Top End

A feast of history and culture awaits as you explore every aspect of Darwin and the colorful Northern Territory, making your way into the burning heart of Australia through to vibrant Adelaide, the City of Churches.

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Darwin to Adelaide or v.v

6 Days5 Nights

Available from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

Package includes:

  •  2 nights aboard The Ghan, Darwin to Adelaide (or v.v)
  •  3 nights accommodation Darwin
  •  1/2 day morning tour of Darwin
  •  1 day Litchfield and Jumping Crocodiles Tour

Day 1 (Wed)

Arrive in Darwin

This afternoon, check into your accommodation for the next 3 nights, Darwin Central Hotel.

Day 2 (Thur)

Guided Tour of Darwin

Undertake a guided tour of Darwin. Experience Darwin’s rich culture and history. Your friendly local driver will provide full commentary and you can enjoy the colourful sights of Darwin in air-conditioned comfort. Take in the devastation of Cyclone Tracy and see ‘Sweetheart’ at the NT Museum and Art Gallery. Marvel at the majesty of Darwin Harbour. Explore WWII history whilst visiting several WWII related attractions. The afternoon is free to further explore Darwin. (B)

Day 3 (Fri)

Litchfield National Park and Jumping Crocodiles

Today travel from Darwin to Litchfield National Park. Your one day tour incorporates both Litchfield ?National Park and a personalised Jumping Crocodile adventure on the Adelaide River. Enjoy travelling in ?air-conditioned comfort on this small group tour, and then relax and swim in one of the pristine watering holes of Litchfield National Park. Finish the day overlooking Darwin Harbour, while enjoying a glass ?of bubbly. (B,L)

Day 4 (Sat)

The Ghan, Katherine

After being transferred from your hotel to the Darwin Rail Station your journey on board the legendary ?Ghan begins. After a light lunch in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, arrive in Katherine. Enjoy an Off Train Excursion to Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, one of the highlights of your journey, before continuing the journey south to Alice Springs. (B,L,D)

Day 5 (Sun)

Alice Springs

After breakfast this morning, arrive in Alice Springs. You will then have the opportunity to undertake an included Off Train Excursion, taking in the delights of this famous outback town, surrounded by the beautiful McDonnell Ranges. This evening, settle back and enjoy a three course dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, before a Short Stop in Manguri, where you will be able to appreciate the beauty of the outback, under the stars at night. (B,L,D)

Day 6 (Mon)


After breakfast, The Ghan arrives into Adelaide. (B)

Reverse Itinerary:

Adelaide to Darwin (501AD)


Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

From $486* per person per day

Package Price*
Gold Service Adult from $2920 pp
Gold Service Pensioner from $2172 pp
Platinum Service Adult from $4120 pp

Platinum hotel upgrade option: Crowne Plaza Adelaide

*From prices based on twin share, Everyday fares, 01 May to 31 Aug 15. Single supplements apply for single travellers.

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