|Cabin||Fare Type||Apr, Sep & Oct 2022||May - Aug 2022|
|Gold Twin||Advance Purchase||$4,265||$4,855|
|Gold Single||Advance Purchase||$4,175||$5,105|
You’ve arrived in Darwin – it’s yours to explore. Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your accommodation.
OVERNIGHT: 4 nights Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront
Litchfield National Park contains several types of typical Top End habitats including lush monsoon forests, termite mounds, unusual rock formations, waterfalls and cascades.
First stop of the day is Florence Falls, where you have the opportunity for a scenic and interpretive bush and monsoon vine forest walk. There is also a chance for a swim by making your way down the stairs to the plunge pool below. Travel on to Tolmer Falls for a magnificent view of the water cascading down to the deep waterhole.
To finish the day, you will visit Wangi Falls, with its large crystal clear pool, another relaxing spot for a swim. A great day for taking many fascinating photos, including the amazing stand of termite mounds. (B,L)
Today is yours to explore Darwin at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a dinner cruise on Darwin Harbour aboard a modern and spacious catamaran in air-conditioned comfort. View the famous Darwin sunset while enjoying a delicious Territory style dinner. (B,D)
This morning is free for you to explore Darwin at your leisure. Perhaps make your way down to the waterfront and enjoy the tropical Darwin weather. Much of Darwin’s action happens along its revitalised waterfront, which is lined with restaurants, shops, sandy lagoons and parklands.
This afternoon, your jumping croc adventure begins. Just 60 km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to more than 1,600 crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles.
Travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River, where you’ll board your cruise and enjoy the thrill of seeing these awesome creatures launch themselves out of the water. The cruise will enable you to see these prehistoric creatures at close range. Afterwards, continue to the Window on the Wetlands Visitor Centre for views over the Marrakai Plains, and then it’s onto Fogg Dam Nature Reserve to see a wetland ecosystem up close. (B)
This morning it’s time to board The Ghan. Settle in as you relax in your cabin or mingle with fellow travellers. Enjoy lunch on board before you arrive in Katherine for your Off Train Experience. In a region renowned for jaw-dropping natural assets, Katherine boasts one of the Top End’s best – the incredible Nitmiluk Gorge. (B,L,D)
OVERNIGHT: 3 nights The Ghan Expedition
After breakfast you’ll arrive into Alice Springs, with plenty of time to explore the iconic town in the red heart of Australia. Prepare for a day of fascinating experiences and, in the evening, dine under a million stars in Alice Springs. (B,L,D)
From your morning stop at Manguri, you’ll venture into the weird and wonderful opal mining township of Coober Pedy, where more than half of the residents live underground. Here, you’ll enjoy a day of discovery, and a gourmet lunch in the most unique of locations: underground. Dinner is served back on the train where you can enjoy a nightcap as your journey continues. (B,L,D)
After completing the famous north-south crossing of Australia’s interior, you will arrive into Adelaide where your adventure comes to an end. (B)
Extend your adventure in South Australia by adding a stay in Adelaide after your journey. Take in the sights, sounds and tastes of this charming city before heading on to your next destination.
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