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(Tour code: AUJ19)

The Ghan and Australia's highlights by rail

This fantastic rail adventure takes in many of Australia's natural wonders, including the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru and the Blue Mountains. A wonderful train journey on the legendary Ghan from Alice Springs to Adelaide is a real highlight, and time in Melbourne and Sydney to explore completes this holiday of a lifetime.

  • The Great Barrier Reef
  • The Ghan and Alice Springs
  • Uluru and dinner under the stars
  • Adelaide and Melbourne
  • The Great Ocean Road
  • Phillip Island’s penguin parade
  • 3 scenic railway journeys
  • Barossa Valley wine tour
  • Sydney and the Blue Mountains
What’s Included
  • Standard Class Rail
    Heritage Rail Excursions
    1 Night on The Ghan
  • 18 Nights' Hotel Accommodation
  • Selected Porterage

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Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with our dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We write to all booked customers approximately 10 weeks prior to the start of their tour to advise the exact departure and return time for their particular group.

What’s included


An escorted experience and all travel arrangements

  • The services of a professional UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Scheduled flights from London to Cairns, Cairns to Uluru and Sydney to London
  • All rail and coach travel throughout

Comfortable accommodation in your destination

  • 18 nights' hotel accommodation
  • 1 night on The Ghan in two-berth sleeper cabins

Delicious meals included

  • 10 meals including 2 breakfast, 5 lunches and 3 dinners
  • All drinks including beers, wines and spirits during your time on The Ghan.


Exciting excursions and free time to explore

  • Excursion to the Great Barrier Reef
  • Journeys on the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Katoomba Scenic Railway
  • Guided tour of Melbourne and Puffing Billy
  • Visit to Barossa Valley
  • The Great Ocean Road and the Blue Mountains
  • Excursions to Uluru, including dinner under the stars and a 'Sunrise and Olga' tour, a visit to the Royal Flying Doctor Service and School of the Air
  • Guided tour of Adelaide
  • Phillip Island
  • Sydney Harbour cruise

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

British Citizens require a visa to enter Australia. Please see the Visa section of 'Things You Should Know' for further details.


Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

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Australia & the Ghan

The Ghan and Australia's highlights by rail


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