Alice Springs Desert Park and Outback Pioneer Dinner

The Alice Springs Desert Park is an inspiring portrayal of Australia’s desert environment that effortlessly blends the plants, animals and people of the arid regions. With over 200 desert animals and 400 plants to explore at the base of the MacDonnell Ranges, the Desert Park is a living field guide to Central Australia.

Join your experienced guide for an exclusive guided walking tour to unravel ancient cultural stories, the science behind the region’s breath-taking landscapes, mysterious animal life and geological marvels. Your exclusive guided walking tour takes you through tall river red gums, enduring Spinifex or vibrant wildflowers for an unforgettable close-up exploration of outback flora and fauna.

Enjoy a leisurely lunch during your time in the Alice Springs Desert Park.

Step inside the Nocturnal House to discover the mysterious lives of desert animals of the night including the iconic bilby and mala. Watch closely as these animals go about their natural interaction and foraging for food.

As a guest travelling on The Ghan there is a front row seat reserved for you at the spectacular free flight bird show. After the show your back stage pass allows you to get up close and personal with the birds and trainers during a private training session.

See the resident dingoes before viewing a film on desert evolution on the big screen or alternatively take time to enjoy some retail therapy in the gift shop.

Return to The Ghan to freshen up prior to dinner.

Transfer to the Alice Springs Telegraph Station for a truly unique and authentic dinner experience. Become immersed in the spirit and grandeur that is the history of the Australian Outback. Tuck in to a mouth-watering meal, enjoy a cold beer or a fine wine all whilst under a chandelier of stars.

Recommended Fitness Level:  Moderate – guided walking tour.

 

Price

Platinum and Gold Service guests

Included in your fare

Please note: All bookings are done while on train. Tours are subject to change without notice. Tour descriptions and prices are valid until 31 March 2017.

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