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Spirit of the Red Centre

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Spirit of the Red Centre

Explore the outback without the crowds on an adventurous rail journey on board The Ghan as you travel deep into the heart of the Red Centre to encounter the spirit of the traditional ancestors and the history of Australia’s pioneers.        

  • Style: Rail
  • Duration: 10 days/9 nights
  • Starts in: Adelaide
Guide Price £3432
  • Adelaide
  • Alice Springs Uluru
  • Mount Conner
  • Darwin

Day 1 Adelaide to Marla    
Depart Adelaide early afternoon on board The Ghan and admire the spectacular scenery of the Flinders Ranges from the comfort of your cabin.        

Day 2 Marla to Alice Springs    
Rise early to witness and unforgettable outback sunrise at Marla in the remote reaches of South Australia. Take advantage of the exceptional service and delicious meals on board while continuing to Alice Springs.        

Day 3 Alice Springs to Uluru      
After breakfast, transfer to Ayers Rock Resort, home of the iconic red rock, Uluru. Spend the afternoon at leisure to explore this area.    

Day 4 Cave Hill
Embark on an exclusive excursion to visit the remote Pitjantjatjara Lands of Central Australia. Travel by 4WD deep into the desert to meet your Aboriginal hosts and traditional owners of Cave Hill, one of the most significant art sites of Central Australia. Learn of the history and culture of the Anangu and view the rock art of ancient times in the cave.        

Day 5 Patji
Spend the morning at leisure before embarking on an afternoon excursion to Patji, located just outside of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. Explore this remote environment by 4WD and marvel at the expanse of desert overlooking Uluru and Kata Tjuta while enjoying drinks and canapés at sunset.      

Day 6 Mount Conner        
After a relaxing morning around the pool, explore Mount Conner. Situated on a vast, fully operational, privately owned cattle station, discover an ancient inland salt lake and be captivated by the spectacular changing colours of sunset whilst enjoying a glass of sparkling wine. At Curtin Springs Station, savour a sumptuous three-course dinner under the stars before heading back to Ayers Rock Resort.        

Days 7-8 Uluru to Alice Springs  
Enjoy one last morning taking in the sights of this vast landscape before heading back to Alice Springs. Spend day eight at leisure to explore The Alice.

Day 9 Alice Springs to Darwin      
Re-board The Ghan to continue your journey further north towards the Top End. Sit back and relax as you take in the changing scenery with your favourite tipple in the Outback Explorer Lounge.        

Day 10 Darwin        
Discover the wonders of Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge with a variety of Off Train Excursions to choose from, before continuing to your final destination, Darwin.


Guide Price £3432
  • All transfers
  • 2 nights on board The Ghan
  • 7 nights hotel accommodation including Voyages Desert Gardens Hotel, Uluru
  • 9 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 3 dinners
Not Included
  • International flights
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The tour itinerary, inclusions and departures are based on travel from 01/04/2019 to 31/12/2020. Guide prices are based on twn/dbl share, are subject to availability and may vary by departure date. For travel outside of these dates, the itinerary and inclusions may vary to that shown above - please ask for details.

As we can offer you such a flexible choice of flights, we don't include international airfares with our tour prices. The price you pay will be determined by the time of year you travel, your departure airport, airline and availability.

However, to give you a general idea of prices, flights to Adelaide currently cost from £1,019 in Economy and £6,267 in Business Class

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