Golden Outback

11 Day • Adelaide, Darwin, Kangaroo Island

Golden Outback

11 Day Luxury Rail & Civilized Conversation - Adelaide, Darwin, Kangaroo Island

Northern Territory and South Australia

Don’t Go Small, Go Australia!

There is an outback region is in every Australian state and is as diverse as it is vast, complete with impressive natural wonders, rock formations and a rich Aboriginal history with the world’s oldest living culture.

Valid for travel: August 1st 2022 to November 15th 2022 OR February 1st 2023 to 31st March 2023

Price Per Person
Based on double occupancy
  • Subject to availability. Land price only.
  • Airfares available – contact us.
  • Package Includes:
  • 4 nights accommodation in Darwin, 3 nights aboard The Ghan rail (including all meals), 2 nights’ accommodation in Adelaide, 1 night on Kangaroo Island, all airport transfers and all taxes & fees.
  • Looking for airfare? Here are some Vancouver departures:
    • Economy Airfare C$2,586 per person including taxes & fees
    • Premium Economy Airfare C$4,839 per person including taxes & fees
    • Business Class Airfares C$11,109 per person including taxes & fees
  • (Addons available from all major Canadian Cities – ask your Downunder Travel Destination Specialist for the airfare from your closest city)

Trip Details

Included in your trip

Hotel Accommodations
Airport Transfers
Cultural Experience


Travel Insurance


  • Adelaide
  • Darwin
  • Kangaroo Island


Adelaide, Darwin, Kangaroo Island

11 Day Adventure

Day 01 – Darwin

Welcome to Darwin! Upon arrival you will be transferred to your accommodation where you will check in for 4 nights. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 02 – Darwin City Sights Tour

Darwin is Australia’s only tropical capital city and is the largest city in the Northern Territory. It is a former frontier outpost and the gateway to Kakadu National Park. Darwin is treasured country to its traditional owners, the Larrakia people, who are prominent and active members of the local community. A multicultural city, it boasts a population made up of people from more than 60 nationalities and 70 different ethnic backgrounds.

Day 03 – Kakadu National Park Tour

World Heritage listed and the largest National Park in Australia, Kakadu is one of the most diverse landscapes you’ll ever experience, and you’ll be amazed at the population of wildlife in the water, on the land and in the air. See some of the most amazing terrain Australia has to offer on your way to and inside Kakadu. Marvel at the concentration of rock art sites that illustrate Aboriginal culture, some dating back 50,000 years.

Day 04 – Sydney to Adelaide

You will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Adelaide. Upon arrival in Adelaide you will be transferred to your hotel. The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 05 – Day at Leisure

Day at Leisure today.

Day 06-09 – The Ghan Train from Darwin to Adelaide

You will be transferred to the Darwin terminal to take The Ghan, one of the world’s most renowned rail journeys. You will check in to your Platinum cabin for 3 nights.  Once you’ve settled in and the big wheels start turning, make your way to the classically styled Queen Adelaide Restaurant carriage for a delicious lunch. Watch the rolling pastoral lands of South Australia merge into rugged Mallee scrub.  Marvel as the spectacular Flinders Ranges disappear into the horizon, all the while enjoying the solitude of your cabin, then mingling with fellow travellers in the Lounge car for afternoon tea. Dinner in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant is bound to satisfy and the selection of wines is equally outstanding. Then head back to your cabin for a good night’s sleep in anticipation of a striking outback sunrise.

Included Meals: Lunch and Dinner daily

Day 09 – Adelaide

Disembark at the Adelaide terminal.  You will check into your hotel for 2 nights.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 10: Adelaide Hills and Hahndorf Tour

Tour the Adelaide Hills as you make your way to the historic German settlement of Hahndorf. The Adelaide Hills is home to the Mt Lofty Ranges, rolling vineyards, unspoiled bush land and rich farmland.  This tour of Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills allows you to explore the delights of Hahndorf and experience the charm of quaint, historic hills villages. Sample the local handmade produce as well as the arts and crafts of this fascinating region.

Day 11: Kangaroo Island Wildlife

Take ferry to Kangaroo Island.  Kangaroo Island is blessed with an abundance of spectacular scenery, natural marvels and wildlife.  Experience nature at her most spectacular as you visit the Flinders Chase National Park at the western end of the island and discover the awe-inspiring formations of Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch. Delight in a mouth-watering gourmet style picnic lunch and see kangaroos and other native wildlife in their natural habitat.

Overnight on Kangaroo Island for 1 night.

Day 12: Adelaide

Take the ferry back to Adelaide.  Upon arrival, you will be picked up and transferred to your hotel where you will check in for 1 night.  The balance of your day is at leisure.

Day 13: Depart

You will take your flight home today.  Why not stay longer? We encourage you to extend your journey to explore more of Australia. Please contact one of our Destination Specialists to discuss.


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