7 Night Top End Discovery Rail & Stay Package

4 Nights in Darwin + 3 Night Ghan Explorer Rail Journey + Litchfield NP & Crocodile Adventure Tour

AUD$3729
per person, twin share
Departing Darwin
Valued at $4199
Save up to $470


Departure Dates

13th Apr 2019 20th Apr 2019 27th Apr 2019 6th Apr 2019

Overview

Pack your bags and embark on a journey of exploration through some of the most pristine and untouched landscapes in the world on this 7-night Rail and stay package. Discover the breathtaking Litchfield National Park, bear witness to jumping crocodiles, cascading waterfalls and a plethora of other famous Top End attractions before stepping aboard Australia’s most iconic train - The Ghan Expedition to experience the iconic wonders of Alice Springs, Katherine and Coober Pedy as you make your way in luxurious comfort to Adelaide.

Highlights

  • Experience exceptional world-class service, exquisite cuisine, breathtaking landscapes and the spirit of the outback aboard Australia’s most iconic luxury train
  • Have the chance to see spiritual and majestic Uluru from the air
  • Take in the splendour of thundering falls, rain forest pockets and sacred historic sites of Litchfield National Park
  • Discover the incredible architecture of the termite mounds
  • View the spectacular double waterfalls of Florence Falls
  • Marvel at the water cascading down into the deep waterhole at the base of Tolmer Falls
  • Swim in the rock pools of Wangi Falls
  • Get up close to the prehistoric salt water crocodiles
  • Enjoy superb views across the Marrakai Plains and the Fogg Dam Conservation Reserve

Optional Extras

  • One way airfare to/from Adelaide or Darwin starting from $335 per person
  • Add return airfare from Brisbane from $365 per person
  • Add return airfare from Melbourne from $385 per person
  • Add return airfare from Sydney from $405 per person

Available Upgrades

Upgrades are available upon request at an additional cost. Ask one of our Travel Experts when enquiring for more information.


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Inclusions

  • 4 nights 4 star accommodation in Darwin
  • 1 Day Litchfield National Park Waterfalls tour including lunch
  • Half day Jumping Crocodile Cruise and Nature Adventure
  • Transfer from Hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal
  • 3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition in Gold Service including all meals & beverages
  • Off Train excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs & Coober Pedy

Itinerary

Day
1

Arrive Darwin

You’ve arrived in Darwin – it’s yours to explore. Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your accommodation.

Day
2

Kakadu - Litchfield National Park

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 the 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 at the base of the falls. 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.

Meals - Breakfast, Lunch

Day
3

Darwin - yours at leisure

Today is yours to explore Darwin at your own pace. Take in a spot of souvenir shopping or simply relax at your accommodation.

Meals - Breakfast

Day
4

Darwin - Jumping Crocodiles

This afternoon, your jumping croc adventure begins. Just 60km from Darwin lies the Adelaide River, home to more than 1600 crocodiles and the location of the famous Jumping Crocodiles. Travel down the Stuart Highway to the Adelaide River. Cruise the river and thrill as 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.

Meals - Breakfast

Day
5

Board The Ghan Expedition

Settle in to the comforts of The Ghan, relax in your cabin or mingle with fellow travellers in the Outback Explorer Lounge. Enjoy lunch ahead of your Off Train Excursion in Katherine. In a region renowned for jaw-dropping natural assets, Katherine boasts one of the Top End’s best – the incredible Nitmiluk Gorge.

Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
6

Alice Springs

Your arrival into Alice Springs after breakfast provides you with time to explore the iconic town in the red heart of Australia. Prepare for a day of fascinating excursions and, in the evening, dine under a million stars.

Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
7

Coober Pedy

When you next disembark in remote Manguri, you’ll enjoy a full day exploring the amazing opal mining township of Coober Pedy.

Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day
8

Adelaide - end of tour

After completing the famous north-south crossing of the interior you will arrive into Adelaide and the end of your journey

Map

Train Map_Darwin to Adelaide - Litchfield [HD]

Terms & Conditions

  • Package is LAND ONLY.
  • All prices are correct at the time of writing, offers are subject to change.
  • Package is based on 2 adults twin share.
  • Price advertised is valid for travel on the following dates only:13th Apr 2019, 20th Apr 2019, 27th Apr 2019 – alternative dates available and incur an additional cost.
  • Hotel accommodation is based on lead in categories, upgrades possible at an additional cost and are subject to availability.
  • Rail is based on Gold Service twin share only.
  • Upgrades maybe available at an additional price.
  • Prices shown are for departure from Darwin only. For competitive airfare pricing from your nearest home city please contact TravelOnline.
  • Extending your stay may be available at an additional cost.
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  • All components including Rail, Accommodation, Tours and/or flights are subject to price and schedule changes without notice and subject to availability.
  • Items of a personal nature are not included.
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