The Ghan

Adventure and Outdoors Tours

Great Southern Rail offers rail expeditions across the wide expanse of the Australian Outback with The Ghan and Indian Pacific.

Experience the very best Australia has to offer in the comfort and style that only rail travel can provide. Whether you choose to travel from the tropical reaches of Darwin to the renowned wine regions of Adelaide, or from the shores of the Indian Ocean to the Pacific coast, your time aboard one of the world’s great rail journeys will deliver a truly unforgettable Australian holiday that is beyond expectations.

Guests on The Ghan and Indian Pacific enjoy a range of Off Train Experiences as well as regionally-inspired food and beverages, that are included in our all-inclusive Platinum and Gold Service fares.

Great Southern Rail is part of Journey Beyond, an Australian-owned experiential tourism business bringing iconic experiences to life.


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From $2609 to $4419

Tour the most popular geographical landmarks of Central Australia and enjoy nibbles and a glass of wine as the sun sets over Uluru. Then enjoy a magical dining experience under a starlit outback sky, before losing yourself in the comfort and relaxed atmosphere onboard The Ghan as you make your way to Darwin.

From $4469 to $7079

Prepare for a holiday of unimaginable proportions as you step onboard The Ghan to Alice Springs. Marvel at Uluru and explore Kata Tjuta. Tour Kings Canyon, and take a 4WD safari travelling through the West MacDonnell Ranges before rejoining The Ghan and travelling on to spectacular Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge and the city of Darwin. Experience the incredible beauty of Kakadu when you cruise Yellow Water Billabong and East Alligator River whilst gaining an insight into the culture and mythology of the area by your local guide.

The Outback to Oceans tour is for those looking to experience the best of both worlds by exploring the Australian outback and ocean

The tour includes

From the wondrous Australian outback to the oceans surrounding iconic Kangaroo Island, you will experience it all on this 13 day and 12 night tour. Travelling from Darwin to Adelaide,

3 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation, 2 meals, guided touring with visits to Warradjan Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Yellow Water Billabong, Nourlangie, Ubirr and Arnhem Land
Transfer from Hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal
4 days/3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide, in Gold Service including all meals, beverages and Off Train Excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
Transfer from Adelaide Parklands Terminal to Hotel
4 nights accommodation in Adelaide including breakfast daily
1 day Northern Barossa Voyager including cellar door wine tastings, lunch and touring
2 days/1 night Kangaroo Island in Style including flights to and from the Island, accommodation, 4 meals, personalised touring with a range of wildlife experiences at Lathami Conservation Park, Seal Bay Conservation Park, Flinders Chase National Park and Kelly Hill Conservation Park

Nearby Things to Do

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Humbug Fishing

Bayview, Darwin

Vestey’s Tank with later roof to form gymnasium.

Vesteys Tank Darwin High School

The Gardens, Darwin

The Ghan heading south at Katherine in the Northern Territory

The Ghan

Casuarina, Darwin

Flip Out

Darwin Entertainment Precinct

Eaton, Darwin

department of arts and museums

Department of Arts and Museums


Kakadu Tour Guide and Vehicle

Kakadu 4WD Safaris

Winnellie, Darwin

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