Rail Australia

Itineraries

Sydney to Darwin ​

10 Nights / 11 days

from AU$5,799 per person twin share

  • Enjoy the rail holiday of a lifetime aboard two of the world’s most iconic trains: The Indian Pacific and The Ghan.
  • This adventure takes you from the bright lights and beautiful harbour of Sydney to the cosmopolitan city of Adelaide, and the wonder that is Kangaroo Island.
  • From Adelaide, travel through the Red Centre of Australia onboard The Ghan – the longest train in the world, to the capital of Australia’s Northern Territory, Darwin.

    PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:
  • 1-night aboard The Indian Pacific Train in Gold Class from Sydney to Adelaide
  • 2 nights aboard The Ghan Train in Gold Class from Adelaide to Darwin
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Sydney
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Adelaide
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Darwin
  • Group Tour of Broken Hill
  • Kangaroo Island Day Trip from Adelaide
  • Outback Experience in Marla
  • Katherina Outback Experience (April to October only)
  • Hop-on-Hop-off pass in Darwin

The India Pacific from Sydney

7 Days / 6 nights

from AU$3,749 per person twinshare

  • This amazing rail holiday spans the entire country joining the coastlines of the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
  • Spend one night in Sydney before boarding the iconic Indian Pacific train to Perth.
  • Onboard the distinctive silver carriages, relax and enjoy the luxurious amenities of Gold Service while taking in views of the beautiful, towering Blue Mountains, expansive desert outback landscapes, the otherworldly Nullarbor Plain, ghost towns, grapevines, and resilient wildflowers of the West.
  • Perth will welcome you with an invigorating contrast to the stretches of dramatic scenery you experienced during your epic train journey onboard the Indian Pacific.

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • 1 night’s hotel accommodation with breakfast in Sydney
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Perth
  • 3 nights onboard the Indian Pacific in a Gold Twin cabin
  • Visit Kings Park and Botanic Garden among other attractions in Perth
  • Offboard excursions at Broken Hill, Nullarbor Plain, Adelaide, and Cook.
  • Hop on Hop off Pass in Perth

The Great Ghan Adventure

7 Nights / 8 days

from AU$5,399 per person twin share

This epic four-day, three-night train journey onboard The Ghan in Gold Service travels from Darwin, through Katherine, Alice Springs, Coober Pedy, and finally on to Adelaide.

At each stop (Katherine, Alice Springs, and Coober Pedy), travellers can choose from a wide-range of included and upgradable off-train excursions to make their adventure uniquely their own.

Enjoy The Ghan’s luxurious amenities onboard while watching the landscapes of the outback pass from the windows.

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES:

  • Rail travel as per itinerary
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Darwin
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Adelaide
  • 3 nights onboard The Ghan in Gold Service
  • Hop-on-Hop-off pass in Darwin
  • Optional excursions in Katherine including
    • Cruise to Katherine Gorge in Nitmiluk National Park
    • Alice Springs and outback tour with BBQ dinner
  • Tour of Coober Pedy and Adelaide

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The best of Queensland

10 Days / 9 nights

from AU$3,799 per person twinshare

Discover the very best Queensland has to offer on this unbelievable holiday by rail.

Travel by sleeper train from Sydney to Brisbane and explore the city for a day, then another spectacular overnight journey to Cairns. Here embark on a breath-taking day trip on the Kuranda railway, cruise out to the Great Barrier Reef and drive to the tropical north and the wonder of Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation before following your tracks back to Sydney.

PACKAGE ALSO INCLUDES: 

  • Ride one of the most scenic trains in Australia on the Kuranda Scenic Railway 
  • Take to the sky above the beautiful Wet Tropics on the Skyrail cableway 
  • Discover the true Aboriginal culture and way of life at Tjapukai Cultural Park 
  • Enjoy a once in a lifetime day sailing out to The Great Barrier Reef 
  • Double Cabin accommodation from Sydney to Brisbane 
  • 3 nights onboard sleeper trains 
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Brisbane 
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation with breakfast in Cairns 
  • Great Barrier Reef cruise from Cairns 
  • Full day tour from Cairns to Daintree Forest and Cape Tribulation (Wed and Sat only)