The Ghan is known as one of the world's great train journeys travelling from coast to coast Adelaide to Darwin through the red centre of Australia.

1Overview
Overview

The Ghan is known as one of the world's great train journeys travelling from coast to coast Adelaide to Darwin through the red centre of Australia. The train itself is 774 metres in length with 30 carriages on an average journey, with 25 platinum cabins and 258 gold service cabins. Your cabin is inclusive of all meals, fine wines and beverages, plus off-train excursions. Gold service ensuite cabins enjoy access to a restaurant and bar, or upgrade to platinum to enjoy a plush double bed and private access to the platinum service bar.

JBRE on train Platinum service platinum double room by nigh HA in passage way 1920
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2Inclusions
What's Included

All meals, beverages and select activities

3Location & Access
Location & Access

Board the Ghan in Adelaide, Alice Springs or Darwin

4Insider Advice
What You Need to Know
Best Room

Platinum cabin (includes access to Platinum lounge bar)

Suitable For

Couples; Older families

Best Nearby Walk

Simpsons Gap

Best Nearby Park

Nitmiluk National Park, near Katherine

Best Food & Wine Experience

Dinner onboard with the outback passing by out your window

Best Place for Relaxation

Your cabin – be lulled into a deep sleep by the motion of the train

Season

February to November

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Frequently asked questions

What is the weather like in the Northern Territory?

The average maximum temperature and rainfall by month in Darwin and the NT Top End are detailed below. The Mary River wetlands and Kakadu National Park are 2-3 hours’ drive from Darwin and experience similar weather patterns.