The Ghan - 90th Anniversary Departure

3 Day Rail Journey - from £1828

On the 4th of August 1929, The ‘Afghan Express’ embarked on its first journey into the heart of Australia. To celebrate this historic occasion and mark 90 years you can join a special departure, which will be a train adventure like no other.

  • Includes post night in Darwin
  • 90th Birthday Party in the Outback
  • Special entertainment
  • All inclusive of food & wine
  • Off train excursions

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Your Rail Journey

Be sure to secure your place on board the Ghan’s 90th Anniversary departure on Sunday 4th August 2019 for the ultimate three-day, two-night celebration along the backbone of Australia. Reflect on the Ghan’s incredible history and marvel at how it has become one the world’s great rail journeys.

Learn how the Ghan first began with a motley mix of passengers, livestock and supplies, its role within WWII, its impact on Australian trade over the decades and how its route to Darwin was finally completed in 2004 to make it the great train journey it is today.

Experience the biggest party the outback would have ever seen with live entertainment and a few surprises along the way on this one-off journey.

Anniversary Departure

  • Departs: Sunday 4 August
  • Route: Adelaide to Darwin

Off Train Excursions: Alice Springs & Katherine Gorge Cruise

Your epic journey to Darwin culminates with an overnight stay with breakfast included within your fare. Arrive into the Northern Territory at a time when the city will be alive with the Darwin Cup festivities.

Gold Service Travel

  • Twin bunk cabin accommodation by night
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • En suite facilities (Twin cabins only)
  • All inclusive dining in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 60kg luggage allowance per guest
  • Post night at the Rydges Darwin Central in a twin room

Platinum Service Travel

  • Double / twin bed cabin accommodation
  • Two seater lounge cabin by day
  • Full size en suite facilities
  • All inclusive dinning in the Platinum Club Car
  • Drinks including Australian wines, beers and spirits
  • Off train excursions
  • 90kg luggage allowance per guest
  • Platinum transfers at the start and end of your journey
  • Post night at the Hilton Darwin in a twin room

3 Day Rail Journey - from £1828

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