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The Ghan

Adeliade - Alice Springs - Katherine - Darwin

Experience one of the world's greatest train journeys aboard the legendary transcontinental Ghan. When the Ghan first departed Adelaide for Alice Springs, it was always intended that it would one day travel through to Darwin and now, more than 70 years on, that dream has become reality.

The Ghan travels 2,979km from Adelaide to Darwin on this journey through the Red Centre of Australia.  A weekly return journey between Adelaide and Darwin (in either direction) provides two nights aboard this famous long-distance train. Marvel at the spectacular Australian landscapes: from the rusty reds of the MacDonnell Ranges surrounding Alice Springs (home to Ayers Rock), then north to Tennant Creek, lush Katherine and the tropical splendour of Darwin. Off-train touring is a feature of the new Ghan journey, providing the chance to learn more about the unique desert flora and fauna.

 

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Experience one of the world's greatest train journeys aboard the legendary transcontinental Ghan, travelling 2,979km from Adelaide to Darwin (in both directions) on this journey through the Red Centre of Australia. 


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