The rail journey from Adelaide to Alice transports you to a sacred and spiritual landscape unlike any other on the planet. Home to staggering natural wonders and rich in history, your unique itinerary will see you experience the impressive landforms of the Red Centre, learn the Dreamtime stories of the local Aboriginal people, and marvel at the changing colours of Uluru as the sun sets.

INCLUSIONS

● 2 days/1 night aboard The Ghan, Adelaide to Alice Springs, including all meals, beverages and Off Train Experience in Marla

● Transfer from Alice Springs Rail Terminal to Hotel

● 3 nights accommodation in Alice Springs including breakfast daily

● 4 days/3 nights Kata Tjuta, Uluru and Kings Canyon tour including accommodation and guided touring

● 4 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners 

 

HIGHLIGHTS

● Sunrise and sunset at Uluru

● Explore the rock formations of Walpa Gorge

● See the beautiful Mutitjulu Waterhole

● Visit the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre

● Enjoy an Aussie barbecue under the stars

● Climb to the rim of Kings Canyon

 

 

FARES

PER PERSON

Shoulder seasonHigh season
Gold Service Advance Purchase$3,299$3,729
Gold Service Everyday$3,599 $3,899
Platinum Service Everyday$4,869  $5,159

 8 DAYS  7 NIGHTS  8 MEALS

*  Prices based on twin share. Single supplements apply for single travellers. Advance Purchase fares are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change.

ALTERNATIVE JOURNEYS:

Alice Springs to Adelaide (8D/7N)

Alice Springs to Darwin (8D/7N)

Darwin to Alice Springs (8D/7N)

 

To book or find out more

CALL 1800 024 518

OR VISIT YOUR LOCAL TRAVEL AGENT

DAY ONE – BOARD THE GHAN IN ADELAIDE

All aboard The Ghan for your departure from Adelaide. There’s no better viewpoint to watch the rolling pastoral lands of South Australia change into rugged Mallee scrub, as the spectacular Flinders Ranges disappear into the horizon.

OVERNIGHT: The Ghan (L,D) 

DAY TWO – THE GHAN, ALICE SPRINGS 

Wake up with a coffee and step off the train to witness an unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla – a remote outpost 160 kilometres from the Northern Territory border. After more incredible outback scenery, you’ll arrive into Alice Springs in the early afternoon and transfer to your accommodation.

OVERNIGHT: DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs (B, L) 

DAY THREE –  ALICE SPRINGS TO KATA TJUTA 

This morning you’ll depart Alice Springs and travel south through the MacDonnell and James Ranges. You will visit a camel farm and marvel at the majestic Attila (Mount Conner) before arriving at Ayers Rock Resort. Enjoy the afternoon experiencing the natural wonders, unique flora and native wildlife of the area, as you travel to the mystical 36 domes of Kata Tjuta. An unforgettable day fades to dusk as you enjoy a glass of sparkling wine under an equally sparkling outback sky.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights Voyages Sails in the Desert Hotel (B) 

DAY FOUR – ULURU AND KATA TJUTA 

Watch the glistening sunrise over Uluru as you begin day four of your adventure. Your connection with the environment continues as you explore Kata Tjuta and Walpa Gorge, uncovering its unusual rock formations, before touring the base of Uluru. You’ll see ancient rock art and get to know the rich Aboriginal and European history of the area. Watch as day turns to night with sunset over Uluru, finishing with an Aussie barbecue under the stars. (D)

DAY FIVE – ULURU TO KINGS CANYON 

This morning take some time to relax in the Red Centre or explore the Resort. See artists at work, learn more about the region’s history, geology, flora and fauna in the museum, enjoy the smells and sights of native gardens, or a bush yarn at the Circle of Sand. In the afternoon join your tour to Kings Canyon.

OVERNIGHT: Kings Canyon Lodge 

DAY SIX – KINGS CANYON TO ALICE SPRINGS 

Today, experience the majestic views over the Watarrka National Park as you challenge your senses on a rim walk of Kings Canyon. But don’t worry, if heights aren’t for you there is an alternative (and easier) walk across the boulderstrewn canyon floor. Then it’s a well-earned rest after you head back to Alice Springs.

OVERNIGHT: 2 nights DoubleTree by Hilton Alice Springs

DAY SEVEN – LEISURE DAY 

Explore Alice Springs at your own pace. This small outback town is rich in history. Enjoy its many walking trails, which are well signed posted and provide insightful facts on the region. No trip to Alice is complete without experiencing a camel ride for yourself – these gracious animals and their Afghan handlers played a vital role in outback history, their service reflected in The Ghan’s emblem. (B)

WE RECOMMEND

Camel Riding at Pyndan Camel Tracks  $79 per person.

For a true outback experience, hop aboard a camel for a relaxing ride through Wine Gums Station. Enjoy the one-of-a-kind perspective as you view the beautiful backdrop of the West MacDonnell Ranges.

DAY EIGHT– FAREWELL 

This morning your adventure to the Red Centre comes to an end. On checking out of your accommodation it’s time for your onward journey home. (B)


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CALL 1800 024 518

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