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 to Alice Springs.

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Darwin to Alice Springs or v.v

5 Days4 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 (Mon or Thur)

The Ghan: Alice Springs - Darwin

Your journey begins by joining The Ghan in Alice Springs, settle into the comforts of your cabin, and enjoy a three course dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant, as you travel north towards Darwin. (D)

Day 2 (Tue or Fri)

Katherine, arrive in 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 3 (Wed or Sat)

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 4 (Thur or Sun)

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 5 (Fri or Mon)


After breakfast, check out of your hotel. (B)

Reverse Itinerary:

Darwin - Alice Springs (501DAS)


Total Package Per Person Twin Share

Prices valid from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016

From $364* per person per day

Package Price*
Gold Service Adult from $1820 pp
Gold Service Pensioner from $1412 pp
Platinum Service Adult from $2980 pp

Platinum hotel upgrade option: Hilton Darwin

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

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