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Kakadu Splendour - The Ghan Expedition

8 day/7 night Gold Service Cabin from $4779 per person share twin
Flights are additional

Sale Period

Until 30 Sep 19 by 4pm


8 day/7 night Gold Service Cabin from
per person share twinFlights are additional

Kakadu Splendour - The Ghan Expedition

For a deep connection with nature, our Kakadu Splendour itinerary takes you to the heart of this World Heritage wonderland. Followed by a journey aboard The Ghan Expedition from Darwin to Adelaide, connecting you with some incredible landscapes and an Off Train Excursion along the way. 

Deal includes
3 nights accommodation in Darwin including breakfast daily
Half day Darwin City Sights tour
✔ 2 days/1 night Kakadu and East Alligator River including accommodation and guided touring
 Transfer from hotel to Darwin Rail Terminal
 4 days/3 nights aboard The Ghan Expedition, Darwin to Adelaide
 All meals and beverages on board 
 Off train excursions in Katherine, Alice Springs and Coober Pedy
Flights additional

8 days/7 nights from Darwin to Adelaide
Early Bird
From $4779 per person share twin in a Gold Service Cabin
From $5235 per single traveller twin in a Gold Service Cabin

Travel: June-August 2020

From $5925 per person share twin in a Gold Service Cabin
From $6385 per single traveller twin in a Gold Service Cabin

Travel: 01 April 2020 to 31 March 2021
Departs Saturdays

Day 1: Arrive in Darwin 
You’ve arrived in Darwin — it’s yours to explore. Spend the day at your leisure before checking in to your accommodation.
Overnight: 2 nights Doubletree by Hilton Esplanade

Day 2: Darwin
This morning your tour will take in the best of this tropical city, highlights including the Stokes Hill Wharf area, Botanic Gardens and the Chinese Temple, the Mooring Basin, and Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory plus Darwin Aviation Museum. This afternoon enjoy a stroll around Darwin, taking in the fascinating history at your own pace. The evening is yours to enjoy one of Darwin's many dining options — you might wish to enjoy dinner as you sail the harbour on a ‘Charles Darwin’ Sunset Dinner Cruise — the choice is yours.

Day 3: Darwin to Kakadu National Park
It’s time to visit one of the world’s most incredible natural environments. As you travel along the Arnhem Highway south-east of Darwin the anticipation builds. Soon you’ll be in the heart of the world famous Kakadu National Park enjoying a full day of immersive experiences. You’ll cruise the Yellow Water Billabong, search for saltwater crocodiles, see a variety of informative displays depicting the rich Aboriginal history of the area at the Warradjan Cultural Centre, and be guided to ancient rock art galleries at Nourlangie.
Overnight: Mercure Kakadu Crocodile Hotel 

Day 4: Kakadu National Park to Darwin
At the World Heritage area Ubirr, your guide will reveal extraordinary art sites of spiritual significance to local Indigenous people dating back more than 20,000 years. On your way to join the Guluyambi Cruise on the East Alligator River, you’ll visit a stunning lookout to take in the majestic vistas of the renowned Kakadu wetlands. Later, with special permission of the traditional owners, enjoy the privilege of going ashore in Arnhem Land. To cap off an enriching day, you’ll visit the Bowali Visitor Centre before returning to Darwin.
Overnight: Rydges Darwin Central 

Day 5: Board The Ghan Expedition in Darwin
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.
Overnight: 3 nights The Ghan 

Day 6: The Ghan Expedition, 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. 

Day 7: The Ghan Expedition, Coober Pedy
When you next disembark in remote Manguri, you’ll enjoy a full day exploring the amazing opal mining township of Coober Pedy.

Day 8: The Ghan Expedition, Adelaide
After completing the famous north-south crossing of the interior you will arrive into Adelaide.

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for new bookings only until 30 September 19 • Based on one way fares • Some surcharges and close outs may apply • 100% cancellation charges apply 14 days after booking and the fare is non-transferable and non-refundable after the 14 booking period • No amendments can be made more than 14 days after booking • Advertised pricing are per person share twin unless otherwise specified • Airfares are not included and are an additional cost • Fares are based on Early Bird and Everyday fares only unless otherwise stated and may only be available on selected dates, services and sectors • Early Bird pricing is valid for new bookings between 15 Jul – 30 Sep 2019 and valid for departures between Jun-Aug 2020 • Please ask your House of Travel consultant for the best option to suit your needs • Child pricing on application • Prices are per person share twin in NZ dollars based on payment at time of booking • Prices are correct as of 12 Jul 19 • Subject to availability at the time of booking. HOT Code: CMPGSR0719


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