The Ghan

Journey through the Heart of Australia

In 2019, The Ghan marks 90 years of outback crossings. Much has changed since 1929, and today The Ghan offers more than transit between Adelaide to Darwin and vice versa. Onboard you will find sumptuous dining, elegant private cabins, attentive service, and the camaraderie of your fellow travellers. And when the train stops, the adventures begin. Choose from a huge range of included off-train experiences to create your own rich and rewarding personal journey through Australia’s outback and beyond. Choose from one of the following journeys to create the foundation for your next adventure or, extend the experience with a tailored holiday package. Welcome aboard.

"Amazing fun fabulous food, great company, staff amazing, nothing too much trouble. Would recommend Great Southern Railways to everyone, lifetime memories."
Jan Standen
Western Australia

Book a Train Journey

Adelaide to Darwin or Vice Versa Gold Service Single
3 Days
2 Nights
From $1,919 PP

A legendary train. An unforgettable Australian adventure. Travel aboard The Ghan between Adelaide and Darwin on the all-inclusive Outback Spirit journey.

Adelaide to Alice Springs or vice versa Gold Service Single
2 Days
1 Nights
From $1,099 PP

Travel aboard The Ghan from Adelaide to Alice Springs on the Red Centre Explorer. An all-inclusive, one night, two day journey to remember.

Darwin to Alice Springs or vice versa Gold Service Single
2 Days
1 Nights
From $1,099 PP

Step aboard The Ghan for an unforgettable train journey through the Northern Territory. An all-inclusive rail holiday, Top End Discovery travels between Alice Springs and Darwin on a one-of-a-kind adventure.

"Incredible journey, excellent service, great staff, a wonderful way to relax."
Jillian Hall
Victoria, Australia

An Incredible Journey

Regarded as one of the world’s greatest rail journeys, The Ghan delivers so much more than an extended train ride. It promises access to parts of Australia no other holiday can come close to – the perfect balance of comfort and adventure culminating in an experience that will move you in every sense of the word.

A land unlike any other

Prepare for a holiday of unimaginable proportions as the legendary Ghan takes you deep into the heart of Australia. Enjoy the comfort and solitude of your private cabin, lose yourself in conversation with newfound travelling companions, or simply gaze out of the window taking inspiration from the ever changing landscape.

Let the adventure begin

And when the train stops along the way, the adventures begin. Take your time tapping into the rich creative soul of Adelaide. Experience the dramatic scenery of central Australia on the back of a camel and explore the ancient, awe-inspiring wonders of the Northern Territory.

"Incredible journey, excellent service, great staff, a wonderful way to relax."
Jillian Hall
Victoria, Australia