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Ultimate Cruise & Rail Package - Includes Hobart, Melbourne, Adelaide, The Ghan, Katherine and Darwin!

Departing Sydney March 2021

Take in Tasmania and South Australia before travelling on one of Australia's most iconic rail journey's The Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin.

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About this holiday

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Your cruise at a glance [Scroll right for the accompanying rail itinerary]

An unforgettable journey combining a legendary train and majestic ship. Travel aboard between Sydney and Darwin on this sensational package exclusively created by Travel at 60!


  • 6 night cruise onboard Majestic Princess
  • Transfer from Adelaide Port to Adelaide hotel
  • 3 nights accommodation in Adelaide with Breakfast daily
  • Transfer Adelaide hotel to the Railway Station
  • Gold Twin cabin onboard the Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin
  • 1 night accommodation in Darwin with Breakfast daily
  • Transfer Darwin hotel to airport

All this included in your cruise fare:

  • Anytime Dining or Traditional Dining (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • Room Service (24 hours)
  • Casual Dining Venues
  • Select beverages (Iced Tea, Lemonade, Water, Tea varieties, Non-Specialty Coffee)
  • Captain's Welcome Champagne Waterfall Reception
  • Discovery at Sea Onboard Activities
  • Theatre/Production Shows & Guest Entertainer Shows
  • Movies Under the Stars
  • Casino, Bingo & Gaming Lessons
  • Library & Princess Book Club
  • Dancing, Karaoke & Comedy
  • Zumba Classes
  • Afternoon Trivia
  • Theme Night Parties
  • Ultimate Deck Party

All this is included in the rail fare:

  • 3 days/ 2 nights aboard The Ghan
  • All-inclusive meals, fine wines, and beverages
  • A regionally-inspired menu paired with a selection of local wines
  • Immersive off train experiences
  • Cruise the Nitmiluk Gorge, learn more about Katherine’s ancient Indigenous rock paintings, or discover authentic outback life on a cattle station
  • Complimentary Gold Service transfers from Darwin Railway to Darwin hotel


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Gold Twin, a comfortable sleeper cabin featuring private en suite and upper and lower berths that convert to a three-seater lounge by day

Majestic Princess:

From exciting dining and entertainment options to wondrous destinations, you'll see the world in a whole new way. From the moment you step aboard, we want you to feel welcomed and right at home. And with attentive service from a friendly staff that knows what hospitality means, you’ll find your the Majestic Princess ship truly is your home away from home.

The Ghan:

The most popular choice of accommodation on The Ghan, Gold Service Twin cabins have everything you need to make you feel right at home for the amazing experience that lies ahead.

During the day, relax on the three-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 with toilet, washbasin and shower giving you all the comfort, privacy and amenities you require.

One of the highlights of your journey will undoubtedly be the quality of the all-inclusive food and wine you enjoy in the Queen Adelaide Restaurant.

Travel dates


5 March 2021 to

Package prices:

  • Inside Cabin from $4,296 pp twin share
  • Balcony from $4,586 pp twin share
  • Mini Suite from $4,776 pp twin share

*Prices are subject to availability at the time of booking and based on the lead category for each stateroom type.


  • Fri, Mar 5 - Embark the ship in Sydney, and set sail at 04:00 pm
  • Sat, Mar 6 - At sea
  • Sun, Mar 7 - Today the ship will dock in Hobart, from 07:00 am to 05:00 pm.
  • Mon, Mar 8 - At Sea
  • Tue, Mar 9 - Today the ship will dock in Melbourne, from 08:00 am to 09:00 pm.
  • Wed, Mar 10 - At Sea
  • Thu, Mar 11 -Today the ship will arrive back in Adelaide at 7:00am where you will disembark and be transferred to your hotel.
  • Fri, Mar 12 & Sat, Mar 13 - Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before taking the day at leisure to explore Adelaide. Ask your travel consultant about booking a day trip. A day trip to Barossa Valley & Hahndorf is always a must do when visiting Adelaide!
  • Sun, Mar 14 - This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the railway station to board The Ghan. Departing Adelaide, what lies ahead is rugged, beautiful and spectacular – through the Red Centre to the tropical north of Australia. Settle into your cabin and watch the rolling pastoral lands of South Australia from your window, or meet your fellow travellers in the lounge car. Before long some of the oldest rock formations in the world, the Flinders Ranges, come into view. As darkness envelops the rugged outback, it’s time to indulge in a regionally-inspired dinner and all-inclusive fine wines and beverages.
  • Mon, Mar 15 - Begin with a freshly brewed coffee or juice as the day dawns at Marla, an outback outpost in the remote reaches of South Australia. It is here, deep inland, that you will enjoy a one of a kind experience, as you watch the desert come to life at sunrise. All aboard for brunch as you make your way through the MacDonnell Ranges to Alice Springs where a choice of Off Train Excursions awaits. Alice is an iconic Red Centre outpost. 1,500 kilometres from the nearest major city, it may be remote, but offers plenty to explore – home to doctors who fly, rivers that run dry, and a cast of colourful characters. Your time in the ‘capital out of the outback’ offers numerous opportunities to explore its historic legacy and unique environment.
  • Tues, Mar 16 - Your day dawns in the 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 jaw-dropping Nitmiluk Gorge, learn more about its ancient Indigenous rock paintings and gain insight into the culture of the traditional owners of Nitmiluk, the Jawoyn people, or discover authentic outback life on a cattle station.  As evening falls, arrive in Darwin to complete your epic Australian journey. On arrival your will be transferred from the train station to your hotel
  • Wed, Mar 17 - This morning after breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your homeward journey. Ask your travel consultant about extending your time in Darwin!


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Fine print


Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

Advertised fares are available until allocation is exhausted and prices may fluctuate during the campaign period without notice. Should the cruise sale fare no longer be valid your travel consultant will reprice the package which may result in a higher cost.

Princess Cruises has set aside a reasonable number of staterooms which are available at these fares. Once these staterooms are sold, fares may revert to a higher fare, but may also be discounted.Best Price fare is based on the cruise fare only without any inclusions.