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17-day Ghan & Cruise Package – Adelaide to Brisbane

Rail + Cruise + Tour + Stay

Stay 5-star in Adelaide, sample the Barossa's best wines, then ride the Ghan all the way to the Top End! Explore Darwin, tour Kakadu and the East Alligator River overnight, then board the Pacific Dawn for a 6-night cruise (via Whitsundays) to Brisbane!

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16 nights
  • Accommodation
  • Day tours
  • Selected transfers
  • Selected meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Selected entry fees
  • Port taxes & fees
  • Exclusive experience

About this holiday

Ride the Ghan and spend a week cruising the Queensland coast on one amazingly diverse holiday package! This value-packed offer also includes an overnight Kakadu and Alligator River tour, a Barossa Valley food and wine experience, 4- and 5-star hotel stay, transfers and more!


  • Transfer from Adelaide airport to hotel
  • 2 nights at the 5-star Hilton Adelaide incl. breakfasts
  • Barossa Food & Wine Experience day tour
  • Two nights on The Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin
  • Transfer from rail terminal to hotel
  • 4 nights at Doubletree Esplanade incl. breakfasts
  • 24 hour hop on/hop off bus tour
  • Overnight Kakadu & East Alligator River tour
  • 1 night at Doubletree Esplenade
  • 6-night cruise on the Pacific Dawn in interior twin share stateroom (incl. Airlie Beach)
  • Transfers: airport to Adelaide hotel, hotel to rail terminal, rail terminal to Darwin hotel, hotel to Adelaide cruise terminal, Brisbane cruise terminal to home/airport (if flights booked through provider - enquire now for a quote).

Shorter 13-night Brisbane to Adelaide itinerary also available (including Brisbane-Darwin cruise and Darwin-Adelaide on the Ghan). Call us now on 1300 414 198 to learn more.


Advertised pricing is twin share and based on an inside stateroom aboard the Pacific Dawn.

Ask us now about upgrades to oceanview, balcony staterooms and suites.

Please see itinerary below for accommodation on each night.

Travel dates

This exclusive package is available for one departure only from Friday, 23 August 2019 to Saturday, 7 September 2019.


DAY 1 : Friday, 23 August 2019

Transfer Adelaide Airport to Hotel
Overnight Hilton Adelaide including breakfast (2 nights)

DAY 2 : Saturday, 24 August 2019          

Barossa Food & Wine Experience
Overnight Hilton Adelaide including breakfast (2 nights)

DAY 3 : Sunday, 25 August 2019 

Transfer Hotel to Rail Terminal
Ghan Adelaide to Darwin

DAY 4 : Monday, 26 August 2019 

Ghan Adelaide to Darwin

DAY 5 : Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Arrive Darwin. Transfer Rail Terminal to Hotel
Hotel: Doubletree Esplanade, with Breakfast (3 Nights)

DAY 6 : Wednesday, 28 August 2019

24 Hour Hop On Hop off Bus
Hotel: Doubletree Esplanade, with Breakfast (3 Nights)

DAY 7: Thursday, 29 August 2019          

Free day in Darwin
Hotel: Doubletree Esplanade, with Breakfast (3 Nights)

DAY 8 : Friday, 30 August 2019

Overnight Tour: Kakadu & East Aligator River

DAY 9 : Saturday, 31 August 2019          

Conclude overnight tour of Kakadu & East Aligator River
Hotel: Doubletree Esplanade, with Breakfast (1 Night)

 DAY 10: Sunday, 1 September 2019      

Transfer hotel to Cruise Terminal
Board Pacific Dawn Darwin to Brisbane (6 Nights)

DAY 11: Monday, 2 September 2019

At Sea

DAY 12: Tuesday, 3 September 2019

At Sea

DAY 13: Wednesday, 4 September 2019

At Sea

DAY 14: Thursday, 5 September 2019

Full-day port stop at Airlie Beach, The Whitsundays

DAY 15: Friday, 6 September 2019

At Sea

DAY 17: Saturday, 7 September 2019    

Arrive Brisbane
Home/Airport Transfer> 50KM (If flights booked through provider)


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