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Alice Springs Darwin Katherine Ulu r u Kings Canyon

Take the train journey of a lifetime through the rugged outback of Australia to its tropical north.

Take advantage of The Ghan's packaged tours incorporating a train journey of a lifetime with exciting land tour destinations, travelling through the rugged outback of Australia, through to its tropical north. Marvel at the rusty reds of the MacDonnell Ranges, the unusual domes of Kata Tjuta/The Olgas, the stunning Uluru/Ayers Rock, and the warm cosmopolitan Top End.

Options include watching local Aboriginal artists at work or learning about traditional bush tucker, visiting the award winning Alice Springs Desert Park, gazing at a fiery sunset over Uluru/Ayers Rock or viewing prehistoric crocodiles at close range on a river tour.

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    • Nature and wildlife
    • Sightseeing Tours
    • Cultural and Theme Tours



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    Island to Island

    Enjoy a holiday adventure you will remember forever. Experience a unique side of the Northern Territory and visit the Tiwi Islands, where you will watch local Aboriginal artists at work, share billy tea and damper, and learn about traditional bush tucker. Travel via Katherine and stop at Alice Springs, then continue your adventure on The Ghan's Gold Kangaroo Service to Adelaide and Kangaroo Island.

    Please quote tour code P56.

    Rock and Rail

    Experience a desert sunrise with your breakfast while The Ghan pulls into the Central Australian town of Alice Springs. After travelling through the rugged West MacDonnell Ranges, explore the unusual orange coloured domes of Kata Tjuta / The Olgas and Walpa / Olga Gorge, before the day’s finale – view a fiery sunset over stunning Uluru / Ayers Rock, as you sip a glass of sparkling wine.

    Please quote tour code P8.

    Taste of the Top End

    Savour The Ghan’s Gold Kangaroo Service before pausing in Alice Springs. After travelling via Katherine, travel on to explore warm and cosmopolitan Darwin on a city tour of its many local attractions. And for a real treat - get up close and personal with some prehistoric creatures on the famous Adelaide River Jumping Crocodile Tour. Your Top End adventure continues on to the Window on the Wetlands Visitors Centre, where you’ll learn about the diversity of the tropical wetlands and its inhabitants.

    Please quote tour code P50.

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