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Ghan Explorer with Adelaide & Alice Springs


Board the legendary Ghan for an extraordinary journey through Australia’s Red Centre. Indulge in the fully-inclusive luxury of Ghan Gold Service and two nights are included in both Adelaide and Alice Springs at either end of the iconic rail experience!


Ghan Red Centre Explorer with Adelaide & Alice Springs – 6 days

The iconic Ghan travels through the Australia’s heartland on an extraordinary journey and this special itinerary includes relaxing stays in Adelaide and Alice Springs at either end of the historic train ride.

The Ghan Red Centre Explorer begins in Adelaide. Pass through the picturesque Clare Valley and witness South Australia’s green hills changing to the deep reds of the Flinders Ranges. Following your night onboard, watch a breathtakingly beautiful sunrise over the desert. Your all-inclusive journey continues north to the Red Centre while you enjoy regionally inspired dining onboard and glide through the MacDonnell Ranges and into Alice Springs.

The legendary Ghan Gold Service and remarkable outback experience is one that you won’t forget any time soon!

Why you’ll love this trip:

  • Indulge in fully-inclusive luxury aboard the famous Ghan in a Gold Twin cabin with private facilities
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wine and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Enjoy an early morning off-train experience in Marla
  • Extend your holiday with two nights in both Adelaide and Alice Springs!

Your Holiday Includes:

  • 2 nights Adelaide – Holiday Inn Express or similar
  • 2 nights Alice Springs – Diplomat Hotel or similar
  • Ghan Train – Adelaide to Alice Springs (also available in reverse)
  • 1 night Ghan private Gold Class cabin
    • All meals onboard Ghan
    • FREE beverages throughout your train journey
    • Complimentary toiletries kit
    • Use of Outback Explorer Lounge
    • Off-train experience in Marla

Departs Adelaide:

2021 – Mondays & Fridays from 2 July to 24 September

Note: Departures are subject to confirmation at time of booking and price may vary depending on your travel date. This special trip is not eligible for any other discounts or deals and the sale will end on 23 December, 2020, unless sold out sooner.

Get the Brochure:

Click here to view or download a copy of the brochure. The brochure includes more details and the full itinerary (where applicable).

Want to Stay Longer?

You can add extra nights in Adelaide or Alice Springs before and after the train. Plus there’s the opportunity to see more by adding tours to Uluru and Central Australia.

Ask us today about staying at other properties or adding more services. We are happy to design a holiday that will suit you best.

Travelling Solo?

We can look after you. Please contact us for rates for Gold Single cabins with shared bathroom facilities.

Booking Conditions:

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read Australia & New Zealand Travel Company’s Terms & Booking Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

How to Book

To make a booking please call Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email reservations@anztravelco.com.

You can also select a trip and request it via this website – please make sure you enter the quantity for the number of people travelling. In the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page, add your preferred departure date plus any other information that will help us process your booking, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request, but your booking is pending and no place is being held. Your booking status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours – Monday to Friday.

Itinerary & Booking Info

Travel Style

Independent Rail with sightseeing



DAY 1: Arrive Adelaide
Make your own way to your Adelaide hotel and enjoy your time at leisure to explore the city.

DAY 2: Adelaide
Today is free to relax or make the most of your time in South Australia’s capital city.

DAY 3: Overnight Ghan Train Adelaide to Alice Springs
Make your own way to the Ghan railway station to begin your journey to Alice Springs. Train departs at 12.30 pm.
The journey from Adelaide to Alice Springs takes you through some of the most dramatic and breathtaking scenery on the planet. As you travel from South Australia up toward its red centre you'll be amazed at the sheer size and beauty of this spectacular country. Adelaide's green hills and country vistas transform into dramatic mountain ranges and rocky outcrops, as you head further north the ochre earth and blue skies contrast in a show of incredible natural beauty. As you arrive into the Red Centre of Australia you can still sense the strong pioneering outback spirit of Alice Springs.

Day 4: Alice Springs
Arrive in Alice Springs on the Ghan and disembark after an incredible experience aboard the iconic train. Make your own way to your hotel to enjoy the two-night stay in Alice Springs.

DAY 5: Alice Springs
Today is free to explore Alice Springs at your leisure. You could also choose to add a day tour to incredible Uluru and Kata Tjuta.

DAY 6: Depart Alice Springs
It’s time to bid farewell to Alice Springs and commit your amazing holiday experiences to memory!

Please note: The day by day descriptions published are intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that ultimately are for the client’s benefit. It is essential that clients are flexible and open minded in this regard.

How to Book

Bookings can be made by calling Australia & New Zealand Travel Company on 1300 168 910 or email to reservations@anztravelco.com.

Online booking requests may also be submitted via this website by selecting a trip. Please make sure you include your preferred departure date in the ‘Additional Information’ field on the Checkout page.

Bookings are pending and not confirmed until you receive a status update from an Australia & New Zealand Travel Company consultant.


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