At Journey Beyond Rail Expeditions, we believe that although your travel may be paused, you don’t need to stop dreaming and planning.
To help you stay connected with your passion for travel, we’ve partially released our 2021 season* early with date change flexibility at no extra cost up to 14 days before departure, reduced deposits and a continuation of this year’s prices, all available for a limited time.
*For travel between April – November 2021 and bookings before 30 June 2020.
Booking your adventure on The Ghan or Indian Pacific should be a time of excitement and anticipation. We can appreciate however, that in this current climate, you might be wary of committing to your next holiday.
That’s why we’re partially releasing our 2021 season with new booking conditions to offer you peace of mind and greater flexibility.
Book your next rail journey knowing you can change your travel date up to two weeks before departure, free of any charges. We’ve also reduced the deposit required for all rail journeys and are honouring last season’s prices!
We know our trains will be back on the tracks in the future – and we hope you’ll be ready to join us for an unforgettable Australian experience when they are.
ADVANCE PURCHASE OFFER
FROM $2,149 PER PERSON GOLD TWIN^
The Ghan 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.
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. And when the train stops along the way, the adventures begin. Experience the dramatic scenery of central Australia on the back of a camel, and explore the ancient, awe-inspiring wonders of the Northern Territory.
If your dream is to see the best of the Australian outback and immerse yourself in the heart of it with hands-on experiences, this is your ultimate holiday. It doesn’t come any better than travelling on The Ghan, exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta, cruising Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and touring Kakadu, all in one sensational journey through the nation’s heartland.
The rail journey from Adelaide to Darwin connects you with some incredible landscapes and Off Train Experiences along the way. For an even deeper connection with nature, our Kakadu Splendour itinerary takes you to the heart of this World Heritage wonderland.
For travel only in June, July and August.
See the best of the Australian outback and immerse yourself in the heart of it with hands-on experiences. It doesn’t come any better than travelling on The Ghan, exploring Uluru and Kata Tjuta, cruising Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and touring Darwin, all in one sensational journey through the nation’s heartland.
ADVANCE PURCHASE OFFER
FROM $2,999 PER PERSON GOLD TWIN^
When you first step aboard The Ghan Expedition, you quickly realise that it’s not just the beginning of a journey, it’s the first chapter in a story. This unique adventure boasts an assortment of incredible wonders and gives you intimate access to the incredible landscape.
Beginning in Darwin, this four-day, three-night, all-inclusive experience will take you to some of the most remote and captivating parts of Australia in style and comfort. Your adventure through the country’s vast and captivating interior will leave you with an incredible story to tell.
Explore spectacular Litchfield National Park, see the famous jumping crocodiles along with a host of other popular Top End attractions before stepping aboard The Ghan Expedition in Darwin and experiencing the wonders of Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy on your way to Adelaide.
Darwin is yours to explore when you start your journey with three nights’ accommodation in the tropical, laid-back city. Make the most of the city’s sunsets for which it is famed when you board the ‘Charles Darwin’ catamaran for a sunset buffet dinner cruise. After a relaxed start to your journey, it’s time to amp up the excitement by boarding the iconic Ghan Expedition as it makes its way across the country from Darwin to Adelaide through the Red Centre. Enjoy this all-inclusive experience and be captivated by the Off Train Excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy.
If you are a lover of fine food and wine, then South Australia must be on your hit list. This flavour-filled state has the perfect combination of climates, soils and topography that produce some of the world’s most sought-after wines and produce.
ADVANCE PURCHASE OFFER
FROM $2,029 PER PERSON GOLD TWIN^
For 50 years the Indian Pacific has enchanted passengers with its unique perspective of the Australian landscape. Spanning the full width of the country, this incredible 65-hour, transcontinental journey is enough to stir the wanderlust in anyone.
The second you step aboard, you encounter a world of supreme comfort. It’s the perfect place to unwind, as you wind through Australia’s vast landscape. But the world of the Indian Pacific far exceeds its comfortable interior. Right outside your window, adventure awaits. From wine tasting to mountain explorations, you’ll have no trouble making memories that last on this incredible expedition.
Travelling across Australia, connecting two oceans, the Indian Pacific is one of the world’s great rail journeys. But your holiday experience doesn’t have to end in Perth. Enjoy fabulous Rottnest Island when you reach the Western Australian capital.
As the perfect primer for the luxurious and culinary adventure ahead on the Indian Pacific, touring Western Australia’s beautiful Margaret River is ideal. An internationally acclaimed producer of premium wines, regional food specialties and artisan providores, Margaret River is also home to stunning natural assets making it a wonderfully indulgent start to your journey.
The breadth of Australia’s staggering diversity and unparalleled grandeur unfolds before your eyes travelling between Adelaide and Sydney on the Indian Pacific. Add fine wine and regionally inspired meals, and it really is a journey for the senses. Continue your enriching holiday experience when you arrive in Sydney with more epicurean adventures.
ADVERTISED ADVANCE PURCHASE ARE PER PERSON BASED ON EVERYDAY FARES IN A GOLD SERVICE TWIN CABIN. OFFERS VALID FOR NEW BOOKINGS BETWEEN 05 MAY 2020 TO 30 JUNE 2020. 10% DEPOSIT REQUIRED WITHIN 14 DAYS OF BOOKING FOR EVERYDAY AND 50% DEPOSIT FOR ADVANCE PURCHASE. FINAL PAYMENT DUE 45 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE FOR EVERYDAY AND ON THE 30 NOVEMBER 2020 FOR ADVANCE PURCHASE. TRAVEL DATE AMENDMENTS ARE PERMITTED UP TO 14 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE FOR EVERYDAY TO AN EQUIVALENT FARE. TRAVEL DATE AMENDMENTS ARE PERMITTED UP TO 45 DAYS BEFORE DEPARTURE FOR ADVANCE PURCHASE TO AN EQUIVALENT FARE. AMENDMENTS MAY INCUR AMENDMENT FEES IF CHANGING TO A HIGHER FARE TYPE OR SEASON. THIRD-PARTY SUPPLIERS MAY CHARGE ADDITIONAL AMENDMENT FEES. ALL DISCOUNTS AND SAVINGS HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO THE PRICE. NOT AVAILABLE WITH ANY OTHER OFFER. BLACK-OUT DATES APPLY AND ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. BOOKING AND CREDIT CARD FEES MAY APPLY. CANCELLATION FEES APPLY. FARES MAY BE NON-TRANSFERABLE AND NON-REFUNDABLE. FOR FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS VISIT OUR TERMS AND CONDITIONS PAGE. PRICES CORRECT AS AT 05 MAY 2020. E&OE. ATAS NUMBER A10679 | 05388JB