The Ghan - A celebration 90 years in the making

2019 is the year of The Ghan, and you can be part of the 90th Anniversary celebrations on one of our great rail holidays!

Travel in June, July and August, and not only will you get to enjoy the incredible rail adventure through the heart of the nation, you can expect a few surprises to make your journey extra special. Cabins on The Ghan during this time will book out, so don’t delay - see below for some of our great packages on offer

There will also be a dedicated 90th Anniversary Train departing in August, including unique on-train experiences and off-train excursions, plus a birthday party like no other in the outback. More details on this departure will be released soon, but in the meantime, please call us on 1300 799 342 to register your interest

 
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 View of Townsville from Castle Hill

View of Townsville from Castle Hill

OPENING WEEKEND EXTRAVAGANZA

This popular package includes the glitz of Opening Weekend with perhaps the three most popular concerts of the Festival.

FRIDAY 27 JULY - 7.30pm:     James Cook University Open Night - Lift Off!

SATURDAY 28 JULY - 10.00am:     Concert Conversations 1 with Kathryn Stott

SATURDAY 28 JULY - 7.30pm:     Governor's Gala - Exotic Excursions

Priced from $466 per person twin share or $444 for AFCM Members

 
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CLOSING WEEKEND INDULGENCE

The final weekend of the Festival is always exhilarating with a hugely entertaining Farewell Concert.

FRIDAY 03 AUGUST - 7.30pm:     Evening Series - Love Letters

SATURDAY 04 AUGUST - 9.30am:     Concert Conversations 6 with Kathryn Stott

SATURDAY 04 AUGUST - 7.30pm:     Festival Farewell - Magical Connections

Priced from $450 per person twin share or $430 for AFCM Members

 
 Townsville City at sunset

Townsville City at sunset

SUNSET SPECTACULAR

This mid-week package offers three one-hour sunset concerts over three consecutive days.

WEDNESDAY 01 AUGUST - 5.00pm:     Ray Golding Sunset Series - Bach by                                                                                              Candlelight 1

THURSDAY 02 AUGUST - 5.00pm:     Ray Golding Sunset Series - Spain versus Italy

FRIDAY 03 AUGUST - 5.00pm:     Ray Golding Sunset Series - Love Stories

Priced from $392 per person twin share or $378 for AFCM Members

 

To book, contact our friendly team on (08) 8202 8683 or 1300 799 342, or email adelaide@australianholidaycentre.com.au

We're open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm ACST time.