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Adelaide to Darwin on The Ghan with Kangaroo Island

Take a journey between Adelaide and Darwin with 2 nights aboard the Ghan, 6 night luxury hotel stays, tours, select meals + more

  • 8 Nights
  • Valued at $4490pp*
  • Low Deposit $699pp*

Offer Ends 17th December 2021

Travel from 29 MAY 2022 - 18 NOV 2022

Adelaide to Darwin on The Ghan with Kangaroo Island

Take a journey between Adelaide and Darwin with 2 nights aboard the Ghan, 6 night luxury hotel stays, tours, select meals + more

  • 8 Nights
  • Valued at $4490pp*
  • Low Deposit $699pp*

Package

3 Nights Crowne Plaza Adelaide
It’s easy to make yourself at home for 3 nights at Crowne Plaza Adelaide. Here you’ll enjoy gorgeous furnishings, comfy bedding, a luxe bathroom and floor to ceiling windows to take in the stunning views.

2 Nights Inclusive Gold Service Aboard The Ghan
Experience 3 days/2 nights of adventure aboard the Ghan with an inclusive Gold Service. Departing from Adelaide, travel coast to coast through the fiery red centre, experiencing Australia at its dramatic best.

3 Nights DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin
Perfectly situated in the centre of Darwin, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin offers stunning parkland and ocean views and is within easy walking distance to many of the city’s most popular attractions.

Breakfast Daily
Rise and shine and start each morning with a delicious breakfast at the two resorts and onboard The Ghan.

Select Special Meals
Experience the foodie scene on your adventure and enjoy select meals as per your itinerary.

BONUS Beverages and Chef-Prepared Cuisine Aboard The Ghan
Gold Service fares include hearty breakfasts, two-course lunches and three-course dinners. All meals are prepared by onboard chefs using fresh local fare. The seasonal menu features mouth-watering dishes such as saltwater barramundi and grilled kangaroo fillet. Compliment your meals with the wide selection of wines, beers and spirits.

BONUS Full Day Kangaroo Island Tour including Return Ferry & Lunch
With its raw and rugged coastline, impeccably clear waters, natural wonders and wildlife, Kangaroo Island is known as nature’s playground. Enjoy great photo opportunities, feed kangaroos and get up close to koalas. Your 16 hour tour returns to Adelaide late in the evening, with time to rest on your ferry and coach transfers.

BONUS Full-Day Guided Kakadu National Park Tour with Wetlands Cruise
Join an exciting full-day tour in the Northern Territory’s incredible Kakadu National Park. Soak up must-see Kakadu’s extraordinary landscapes, incredibly diverse wildlife, local legends, and myths through Aboriginal rock art on this 11-hour sightseeing tour. Your tour includes a Yellow Water Billabong Cruise accompanied by a local guide, fresh buffet lunch, and National Park fees.

BONUS Choice of Off Train Experiences in Katherine & Alice Springs
Join a selection of special The Ghan included experiences, including a visit to serene Nitmiluk (Katherine) Gorge, historic Alice Springs Township and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to stargaze at remote Manguri Siding.

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Your Itinerary

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Arrive Adelaide

Start your South to North Australian rail adventure in charming Adelaide today. Check into centrally-located Crowne Plaza Adelaide, with easy access to the city’s famous eateries, markets, and landmarks.

Accommodation – Crowne Plaza Adelaide

 
Full Day Kangaroo Island Discovery (B, L)

After an early pick-up this morning, be transferred to Cape Jervis and board the ferry to Kangaroo Island. Walk across Seal Bay’s beach amongst wild Australian sea lions, before heading for lunch. After lunch, continue onto Flinders Chase National Park. As this area was impacted by bushfires in January 2020, you’ll see the amazing regeneration of the native bush. Enjoy great photo opportunities at Remarkable Rocks and Admirals Arch before taking time at Kangaroo Island Wildlife Park to feed kangaroos and get up close to koalas. Your 16-hour tour returns to Adelaide late in the evening, with time to rest on your ferry and coach transfers.

Accommodation – Crowne Plaza Adelaide

 
Adelaide Free Day (B)

Take advantage of a full day of free time in Adelaide today.

Accommodation – Crowne Plaza Adelaide

 
Depart Adelaide – The Ghan (B, L, D)

Make your way to Adelaide Parklands Terminal this morning, taking to time to check-in and board the legendary Ghan train for midday departure. Settle into your cabin and watch the rolling pastoral lands of South Australia from your window and meet your fellow travellers in the lounge car. Look out as some of the oldest rock formations in the world, the Flinders Ranges, come into view. As darkness envelops the rugged outback, a delicious 3-course dinner is served with a selection of included wines and beverages in the elegant Queen Adelaide Restaurant.

Accommodation – The Ghan – Gold Class

 
The Ghan (B, L, D)

Begin with a freshly brewed coffee or juice as the day dawns at Marla, an outpost in the remote reaches of South Australia. Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience as you watch the outback come to life as the sunrises over the desert. Then all aboard for brunch as the train glides through the MacDonnell Ranges to Alice Springs. Your time in the ‘capital out of the outback’ offers numerous opportunities to explore its historic legacy and unique environment with a range of Off-Train Experiences to choose from.

Accommodation – The Ghan – Gold Class

 
The Ghan – Arrive Darwin (B)

Your day dawns in the NT’s tropical north. The pristine wilderness of Katherine is stirring and powerful, and you’ll have the chance to explore it from the water or land with your choice of off-train experiences. Cruise the serene Nitmiluk Gorge, learn more about its ancient Indigenous rock paintings and gain insight into the culture of the Jawoyn people; traditional landowners of the region. Or, discover authentic outback life on a cattle station. As evening falls, arrive in Darwin to complete your epic Australian journey. Check into the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin and relax.

Accommodation – DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

 
Darwin Kakadu National Park Day Tour (B, L)

Today join an exciting full-day tour in the Northern Territory’s incredible Kakadu National Park. Soak up must-see Kakadu’s extraordinary landscapes, incredibly diverse wildlife, local legends, and myths through Aboriginal rock art on this 11-hour sightseeing tour. Travel in an air-conditioned coach operated by an experienced guide providing immersive commentary throughout. Your tour includes a Yellow Water Billabong Cruise accompanied by a local guide, fresh buffet lunch, and National Park fees.

Accommodation– DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

 
Darwin Free Day (B)

Enjoy a full free day to explore this compact, easy-to-navigate city. Rich in Aboriginal culture and history, Darwin is host to a variety of festivals, markets, and a renowned food scene.

Accommodation– DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin

 
Depart Darwin (B)

Check out and make your own way home today.

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Important Info

Tour the continent from Adelaide to the Top End on Australia’s famous Ghan Rail journey. Start with a city stay in cosmopolitan Adelaide, then spend a full day experiencing the outstanding natural beauty and abundant wildlife of Kangaroo Island. Experience rail travel at its finest, with inclusive Gold Service aboard The Ghan train. Sense the vastness of the Red Centre and visit Alice Springs and Katherine Gorge. Journey into the tropical Northern Territory, rich in aboriginal culture and history, with a luxurious stay at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Esplanade Darwin. Spend a full day touring the incredible Kakadu National Park, including a cruise on the famous Yellow Water Billabong.

Travel Dates:

  • 29 May 2022* (SOLD OUT)
  • 17 July 2022*
  • 10 November 2022

Dates marked with * incur a high season surcharge of $200 per person.

If I want to travel on a particular date but am not ready to provide full payment yet, can the booking be held for me until I am ready to pay in full?
Unfortunately, due to limited availability and high demand for these exclusive packages, we are unable to hold any bookings without payment.

What is included in the deal?
All inclusions and exclusive bonuses for the deal can be located under the ‘Package’ section.

How many people can sleep in a room?
All room types generally cater for up to 2 adults. Extra beds may be available on request*.

*Fees, terms & conditions apply, please refer to resort information.

How do I make a booking once I have purchased a Flybuys Travel voucher?
Customers will need to contact the Flybuys Travel team. When you contact us to make your booking, we will endeavour to book and confirm all components of your package within 72 hours of receiving your booking details. Should we not be able to confirm any component, we will contact you with an alternative within 72 hours. For further details regarding the booking process please refer to our full Terms & Conditions (use the link at the bottom of this page).

Can I cancel or make changes to my booking?
Should you need to cancel or amend for any reason once full payment is made, fees will apply. A minimum fee of $55 per person will apply in addition to any supplier imposed fees. For full details regarding cancellation or amendments, please refer to our Terms & Conditions (use the link at the bottom of this page).

Can I purchase travel insurance through Flybuys Travel?
Yes, you can purchase travel insurance. Please call 1300 833 414. The Australian Government advises that all travellers obtain travel insurance prior to travel. The insurance should cover loss of deposit and other monies through cancellation, loss or damage to personal baggage and loss of money, medical expenses, additional expenses to cover hotel accommodation and repatriation costs to Australia should any services need to be extended or curtailed due to illness or other insurable risks. Our reservations team can provide you with general information about travel insurance at the time of booking. If you do not require travel insurance, you agree to provide written acknowledgement that a recommendation to obtain travel insurance has been made to you by us.

How do I check room availability at the resort?
You can check room availability by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button. This has live, up-to-date availability. Simply select a date in the calendar above the availability grid. For airfare availability, please contact Flybuys Travel on 1300 833 414.

If I want to travel on a particular date but haven’t purchased a Flybuys Travel voucher, can the booking/room be held for me until I have purchased the voucher?
No. Bookings/rooms cannot be held without voucher purchase.

What is the promotion availability?
Your booking is subject to the availability of the actual rooms provided by the resort for the Flybuys Travel promotion. This allocation of rooms is well in excess of the rooms required to satisfy the offer, however, not all rooms available at the resort on any given day will be available to guests participating in the promotion offer. Please note that booking available rooms is on a First Come First Served basis.

Can I contact the resort directly to make a booking/redeem my voucher or check availability?
No. Bookings/voucher redemptions and availability checks must be made through Flybuys Travel.

I haven’t received my Flybuys Travel voucher yet. What do I do?
Please call the Flybuys Travel team on 1300 833 414.

Where can I find full terms and conditions for Flybuys Travel?
Please click our Terms & Conditions link located at the bottom of this page.

TRAVEL DATES

  • Select travel dates between 01 May 2022 – 18 November 2022 (Limited Availability)

HIGH SEASON SURCHARGE DATES

Add from $200 per person for travel departing:

  • 29 May 2022*
  • 17 July 2022*

LOW DEPOSIT

  • A low deposit from $699 per person* is required to secure your booking.
  • The balance will be due 5 months before departure.

AIRFARE ADD ON

Our friendly consultants will be happy to quote options for airfares for Adelaide and Darwin

EXCLUSIONS

Flights, airport transfers, meals not stated, travel insurance and anything not explicitly listed under inclusions are at your own expense.

TRIPLE SHARE

Triple Share is not available.

SINGLE SUPPLEMENT

  • Single supplement available from $400 per person* based on Land Only and subject to availability.
  • Single cabins are strictly subject to limited availability and include newly-renovated shared bathrooms.

BAGGAGE POLICY

Each person is entitled to a maximum of one bag not exceeding 20kg on tour, regardless of any other baggage allowance. Porter service is not included & you are expected to carry your own bags. Luggage & personal effects are your own risk & we hold no liability for lost or damaged belongings.

ITINERARY

The itinerary & its order, sightseeing & transportation may be adjusted as deemed necessary for optimum safety, enjoyment & operation of the tour.

If attractions are not available due to reasons beyond our control such as closures or adverse weather, similar alternatives will be provided where possible. Included admissions provide general entrance to the attraction & do not include secondary admissions or expenses inside the venue.

Any reference to ‘optional’, ‘not included’ or ‘exclusions/excluded’ means at your own expense.

HOTELS

Every effort will be made to accommodate you in the hotels, properties or rooms listed. In the unforeseen event that the listed hotels are not available, properties or rooms of similar standard will be provided. All hotel ratings are local or self-ratings provided by the supplier. All rooms will be lead-in category or run of house unless otherwise specified.

MINIMUM NUMBERS

The tour and its optional programs may require minimum numbers to operate.

DOCUMENTATION

Final documentation will be emailed within two weeks of departure of the respective travel component.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Travel insurance is not included and is strongly recommended. Ask our holiday experts for great coverage options.

DIETARY

Please notify your guide of any special dietary requirements but note that choices may be limited or not catered for.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

Comprehensive travel insurance is strongly recommended.

FORCE MAJEURE

Force majeure means any natural disaster, accident, fire, act of God, act of war, terrorism, legally binding judgment, injunction, action of a court or other relevant authority, emergency, unplanned repairs, maintenance, strike, industrial dispute, work ban, blockade or picketing, travel ban, pandemic, epidemic or outbreak of infectious disease, or other event beyond our reasonable direct or indirect control. In case of force majeure or other extraordinary event that prevents safe travel, we reserve the right to adjust, postpone or cancel the trip.

DISCLAIMER

The pricing, terms and conditions listed herewith shall prevail in the case of any ambiguity or contradiction with other terms.

TERMS & CONDITIONS:

9 months interest free available from $194.37 per week for two people.

*From price. All prices below are in Australian Dollars and are based on per person twin share occupancy unless stated otherwise.

**Airfare not included. Ask one of our Holiday Experts about adding flights to this package.

BOOK BY:

17 December 2021

Amendment Charges

  • Changes are allowed free of charge up to 181 days prior to travel
  • Changes are allowed 180 days prior to travel with a 25% deposit
  • Changes are allowed 179-46 days prior to travel subject to a negotiable fee with Journey Beyond
  • Less than 45 days prior to travel, the full fare applies to changes
  • All changes are strictly subject to availability, train fees, and fare differences.

Cancellation Charges
Please note, cancelled bookings will incur charges. Our travel service providers are entitled to impose cancellation charges, which can be up to 100% of the amount paid to them for the relevant service, regardless of whether travel has commenced. Cancellation between purchase and final payment due date 90 days prior to travel: Loss of deposit only. Cancellation within 90 days of travel: 100% of the package price.

Booking Credit Note
Any booking may be converted to a booking credit note.  Booking credit notes will still attract any applicable supplier fees but will not incur amendment or cancellation fees by us.  Each credit note will be valid for 12 months from the date your booking is placed into credit.  A booking credit note can be used for one or more future travel bookings, where the entire balance of a credit note is not used any balance will be held in accordance with these terms and conditions.  Once a new booking is made using a credit note, standard terms and conditions apply.  Booking credit notes are non-transferrable, non-refundable, and cannot be redeemed for cash or gift vouchers.

Peace of Mind Policy
Any bookings cancelled by the supplier due to COVID-19, a fee free amendment or full credit will be offered. If flights are cancelled by the airline due to COVID-19, your booking will be subject to the applicable airline policy effective at the time of cancellation.

Prices are correct at the time of publication, are twin share per person, may change without notice & subject to availability. Restrictions & conditions apply. See website for full terms, conditions & travel dates. Prices quoted are on sale until 17 December 2021 unless otherwise stated or sold out prior. Seasonal surcharges & blackout dates may apply depending on date of travel.

^Guaranteed availability on selected travel dates only. Restrictions & conditions apply. See website for full terms, conditions & travel dates. Please ask us for further details or visit our website at https://escapes.flybuystravel.com.au. Escapes by Flybuys provides holiday packages offered by Ignite Holidays Pty Ltd & is a subsidiary of Ignite Travel Group. ATAS Accreditation No. A10345.

~Interest Free Approved applicants only. Fees, terms, conditions & minimum finance amount $400 apply, incl $99 Annual Fee charged at the time the first debit is charged to your humm90 Account and annually on the anniversary of that date. When you have met the Interest Free Criteria, the Annual Fee must be paid in full within the Interest Free Period or it will attract interest. If you do not meet the Interest Free Criteria the Annual Fee will attract interest from the date the Annual Fee is debited to your humm90Account Minimum monthly repayment required. Interest (charged at the Expired Promotional Rate) payable on outstanding balances after any Interest Free Period in relation to a Promotional Offer. See humm90.com/au for current interest rates. Only available at humm90 retail partners. Credit provided by humm Cards Pty Ltd ABN 31 099 651 877 Australian Credit Licence number 247415.

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