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8 DAYS AUSTRALIA WINELAND TO OUTBACK

Adelaide, The Ghan, Alice Springs, King Canyon & Ayers Rock

Gourmet & Wine, Rail Journeys

Highlights

  • Explore why Adelaide is ranked one of the top 10 liveable cities in the world
  • Embark on overnight train journey from Adelaide to Alice Spring on The Ghan.
  • Understand Australia’s aboriginals culture & life with outback settings.
  • Amazed by the famous Uluru and Field of Lights at night.

Suitable to visit during the winter months of Australia (Apr-Oct), this itinerary starts with Adelaide in South Australia, one of the country’s main wine-producing regions blessed with fertile valleys.

Thereafter, we embark on overnight Australia luxury train – The Ghan to travel from the wineland to outback. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along with Australian service and gourmet.

End the trip by exploring Australia’s outback from Kings Canyon to Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park where you will be blown away by the beauty of the natural wonders.

From

SGD 7,395 Per Person

8 Days 7 Nights
Suitable for Family

DETAILED ITINERARY

Day 01 Arrival in Adelaide

Arrival in Adelaide
Adelaide
Nil

Transfer to hotel upon arrival. Once a staid city dubbed “City of Churches”, Adelaide has blossomed with cutting-edge bars and cafes along its windswept beaches and colonial sandstone architectures. Stroll down Rundle Mall shopping precinct. Visit the new Adelaide Oval, and climb the roof (optional) for 360° views of River Torrens and the city. Watch the sunset over Glenelg beach.

Day 02 Adelaide Hills

Adelaide Hills
Adelaide
Breakfast included

Embark on a full day tour of Adelaide Hills, part of the Mount Lofty Ranges east of the city. Cuddle a koala at the Cleland Wildlife Park, enjoy a little slice of Deutschland in the German settlement of Hahndorf, have a quiet tipple in one of the many cellar doors, saunter through the Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens or scale Mount Lofty itself for sweeping views of the region.

Day 03 On Board The Ghan (Sunday)

On Board The Ghan (Sunday)
The Ghan
Breakfast & Dinner included

After breakfast at the Adelaide Central Market, whose 80 stalls attract 8 million visitors yearly, step aboard the legendary Ghan’s private cabin for train journey through South Australia’s mid north pastoral fields. Indulge in pre-dinner drink and lively discussion with fellow diners as you anticipate tomorrow’s inspiring outback experience. A multi-course dinner awaits, with regionally-inspired menu and all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.

Day 04 Arrive Alice Springs

Arrive Alice Springs
Alice Springs
Breakfast & Lunch included

Alight for sunrise over the Australian desert, then brunch at train as you cross state border into Northern Territory, MacDonnell Ranges and arrive at Alice Springs in the afternoon. Disembark and meet your guide to visit aboriginal art galleries and Royal Flying Doctor Museum.

Day 05 Alice Springs / Kings Canyon

Alice Springs / Kings Canyon
Kings Canyon
Breakfast included

Greet the morning with hot air balloon flight (optional). Next, explore the secular West MacDonnell mountain range with its gorges and natural water holes. Stop by Simpsons Gap, Ormiston Gorge, Standley Chasm and Glen Helen Gorge, where the water remains cool year-round. Look for wildlife such as lack-footed rock wallaby, Pacific heron and white-faced heron. En-route, stop by Tnorala crater, formed 20km diameter wide by an enormous comet on the sacred Arrernte land 140 million years ago! Continue to Kings Canyon at the heart of Watarrka National Park and check into your hotel.

Day 06 Kings Canyon / Ayers Rock

Kings Canyon / Ayers Rock
Ayers Rock
Breakfast included

Leave early for a Rim Walk in Kings Canyon, a highlight of the Red Centre. This afternoon, drive 3h to Ayers Rock. As darkness falls and Uluru is thrown into silhouette, the Field of Light illuminates with gentle rhythms of desert colour as far as eyes can see.

Day 07 Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock
Ayers Rock
Breakfast included

Wake up early for sunrise over Uluru. Thereafter, your guide will discuss hiking options based on your physical level to explore Kata Tjuta National Park with its huge rounded blocks. Join an Aboriginal guide for a 2-hour walking tour to learn how they survive in this arid and hostile environment, which is surprisingly full of resources for those who know how to find and use them! Learn about the traditional bush food (local flora and fauna) and various reptiles which have perfectly adapted to this environment.

Day 08 Depart Ayers Rock

Depart Ayers Rock
Nil
Breakfast included

Transfer to Ayers Rock Airport and transfer back home.

Hotels & Tour Price

Category 1

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Minimum 2 Pax S$ 8,980
Minimum 4 Pax S$ 7,395
Single Supplement S$ 860

The Mayfair Adelaide • Gold Class on The GhanDoubletree Alice Springs • Kings Canyon Resort • Sails in the Desert Ayers Rock 

Adelaide

Adelaide

The Mayfair (Superior Queen)

A 5-star boutique hotel with unmatched location at the intersection of King William and Hindley Streets, adjacent to Rundle Mall and a short walk to Adelaide’s Riverbank and entertainment precincts.
(Opened: 2015; Rooms: 170)

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The Ghan

The Ghan

Gold Class

Relax on a 3-seater lounge that converts to your upper and lower sleeping berth at night. Enjoy the high-quality linen, pillows, doonas and complimentary Australian-made toiletries. Gold Service Twin cabins have a compact en-suite toilet, washbasin and shower for maximum comfort, privacy and amenities.

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Alice Springs

Alice Springs

Doubletree (Deluxe Mountain)

Just 15 minutes’ drive from the airport and the perfect gateway to explore the MacDonnell Mountain Ranges, this 4-floor eco-luxury resort offers spacious mountain view rooms.
(Refurbished: 2018; Rooms: 235)

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Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon

Kings Canyon Resort (Deluxe Spa)

This extraordinary resort provides unforgettable outback experience far from the crowd in the red desert plains of Watarrka National Park (home to Kings Canyon and ‘The Lost City’ rock formations), set between Uluru and Alice Springs.
(Refurbished: 2014; Rooms: 228)

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Ayers Rock

Ayers Rock

Sails in the Desert (Superior)

Just 5 minutes’ walk from Ayers Rock sunrise/sunset lookout point, this hotel features an expansive gumtree-lined swimming pool and diverse modern dining, bar and lounge options. Its stunning Mulgara Gallery takes you on an exploration of unique indigenous art.
(Refurbished: 2019; Rooms: 128)

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Upgrade Hotel

Upgrade from Sails in the Desert (Superior) to

Upgrade from Sails in the Desert (Superior) to

Longitude 131 (Luxury Tent including all dining, open bar)

Dotted amongst Central Desert’s red-rust dunes, this luxury tented pavilion offers views of Uluru and Kata Tjuta desert. It is as a glamorous base to explore the incredible Red Centre.
(Refurbished: 2017; Rooms: 16)

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Minimum 2 Pax S$ 3,350
Minimum 4 Pax S$ 3,350
Single Supplement S$ 2,680
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OPTIONAL EXCLUSIONS

Hot Air Balloon at Alice Springs

Hot Air Balloon at Alice Springs

Indicative Cost Per Person (SGD)

Per Person S$ 395

COST INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis in hotel as stated on bed & breakfast basis
  • Meals as stated
  • All transportation & transfer
  • Local English-speaking expert guide
  • All entrance fees in sights stated

COST EXCLUDES:

  • International Airfare
  • Beverages in restaurants where meals are included
  • Gratuities
  • Personal expenses e.g. telephone bill & laundry
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance

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