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Great Southern Rail

great southern railTake a journey beyond expectation with an all-inclusive rail holiday through Australia upon the Indian Pacific or The Ghan. Great Southern Rail has owned and operated The Ghan (Adelaide-Alice Springs-Darwin), the Indian Pacific (Sydney-Adelaide-Perth) and The Overland (Melbourne-Adelaide) rail journeys since 1997 when it became the first transcontinental passenger rail business to be privatised in Australia.

Great Southern Rail caters for all levels of travel, from comfortable seated Red Service up through to exclusive Private Carriages. At whatever service level you choose, we look forward to providing you a comfortable and relaxing way to enjoy your journey.


Early Bird Offer

Look out for the new International Earlybird offer with savings of 20% off the full Everyday fares for travel in Gold Service on The Ghan and Indian Pacific. The offer is valid for bookings from 3 January to 13 April 2017 and for travel from October 2017 through March 2018



Great Southern Rail's purpose is to 'Share the Spirit of Expedition'.

Our shared spirit of expedition connects people and enriches their lives. We are passionate about the service we provide, the memories taken away and our guests' enthusiasm as ambassadors of the unique Australian experiences we bring to life.


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  • The Ghan is a true national treasure. Prepare for a holiday of unimaginable proportions as the legendary Ghan takes you
  • Stepping aboard the mighty Indian Pacific, you'll feel a great sense of anticipation as this unforgettable Australian adventure begins to

Our Professional Services

As your Virtuoso travel agent, you receive:

  • Industry experience and knowledge
  • Destination insight and key contacts
  • Personal service and availability

As our client, we provide all facets of your vacation planning including pre and post accommodations, flight booking, private transfer service and more.

virtuoso-perksWith our network of luxury properties, you also receive:

  • Daily complimentary breakfast for two
  • Room category upgrades (when available)
  • Spa or resort credit ($100)
  • VIP service

Contact us for more information