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The Overland Adelaide to Melbourne/Melbourne to Adelide.

I have traveled on this train between Melbourne and Adelaide many times. The scenery is very... read more

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Adelaide, Australia
The Ghan - Taste of the Top End

The whole trip was fantastic. The Ghan is all inclusive of meals and drinks. The off train... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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The Indian Pacific is one of the world's great train journeys. Travelling between Perth and Sydney, guests onboard the Indian Pacific travel through the heart of Australia in style. Journeys are all-inclusive of food and beverages, well-appointed...more
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Reviewed today

I have traveled on this train between Melbourne and Adelaide many times. The scenery is very beautiful. Western Victoria, the Adelaide Hills, the mallee country, always delightful to watch the country side and the changing seasons. Have spotted wedge tail eagles floating in the sky...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The whole trip was fantastic. The Ghan is all inclusive of meals and drinks. The off train excursions were excellent. The hotel in Darwin was good and included breakfast. The two included tours - Jumping Crocodiles and Litchfield National Park Waterfalls were also very good....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank OldJill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The journey is long, the scenery is sometimes boring, but this is the only way to see the Nullarbor and other sights in comfort. The crew are superb and nothing is too much trouble. The excursions are comprehensive, well thought out and interesting. The food...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chickerdees
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled from Adelaide to Alice. One engine broke down at Port Augusta and had to be replaced and the train does a lot of slow "trundling" through cattle station territory but we found it a delightful and very special experience.The cabin was very comfortable;...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hedgehog44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After travelling on the Indian Pacific last year we were keen to also travel on the Ghan. We opted for the Ghan Expedition (only available during the dry season) – Darwin to Adelaide – 3 nights on board with a stop in Katherine (for the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nonameofoz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This has been a trip on our bucket list for quite a while. We loved it! When we went on board, we were greeted by Brendan who let us know what was to happen and where to find things. The on board staff are super...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank grazza_5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we took the Indian Pacific from Adelaide to Perth, very nice reception and dinner at the beginning at the National Wine Center, friendly and professional Service, best way to ride through the endless Nullarbor Plain desert by sitting in the lounge car sipping a red...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank globalJuergen
Reviewed October 28, 2018

I used the train system to visit Adelaide showgrounds and had a great day out. Tickets can be booked at main office in Nth Terrace station and all day ticket cost $10.40

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert T
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We travelled Platimun class on the Indian Pacific from Sydney to Perth, an experience of a lifetime. The staff, the meals the cabin, were all of a very high standard. We were treated like royalty. The off board experiences did not disappoint us either. A...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Linda F
Reviewed October 22, 2018

For sometime we had thought of going on one the world's great train journeys so when we decided to visit family in Australia as part of a special anniversary celebration thought this would be an opportunity to travel on the Indian-Pacific train from Perth to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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August 23, 2018|
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Response from jacquelined183 | Reviewed this property |
Appelles Shampoo and conditioner, soap, body lotion, tissues, hand sanitizer and shower cap. Ours where not replaced when used but I am sure you could ask staff for replacement. Towels are replaced as there is nowhere for... More
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Hi, Size of luggage doesn't seem to be an issue. I understand that we could have chosen to have our luggage with us.
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July 1, 2018|
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It depends on which trip you're doing!
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Ghan Train (6 Replies)
Ghan Train Customer Service Non Existent We are a retired couple and travelled Gold Service on the Ghan from Adelaide to Darwin stopping off 7 days in Alice in April 2015. The cabins were quite small and en suite extremely small and had to pull shower curtain around the toilet to shower. Unfortunately I discovered I had left a small bag containing prescription glasses and essentials for my trip in Alice Springs. This caused me great anquish and I asked the section supervisor if the bag...More
June 05, 2015|
Response fromJeremy512|
I'm a little unclear on exactly where you left your bag in Alice Springs. You left it at the station there, or at your accommodation? If it was left at your accommodation unrelated to the GSR I could kind of see why they didn't want to get involved, since GSR isn't really in the business of being a freight forwarding service. But if was at the Alice Springs GSR station itself, then I agree they should have treated you a little better. If it was left at the accommodation I would have...More