Unforgettable Australian adventure aboard The Ghan

Penny ThomasThe West Australian
Adelaide Parklands Terminal
Camera IconAdelaide Parklands Terminal Credit: Journey Beyond Rail

In this week’s show, we discuss one of the world’s most renowned overnight tourist trains, The Ghan.

Having recently travelled on the train from Adelaide in South Australia to Darwin in the country’s Northern Territory, Penny Thomas chats with Megan French about the experience and all the places you visit along the way.

Later on in the show, we hear from Journey Beyond’s food and beverage general manager Matthew Snare, who tells us about the onboard dinning experiences and what goes on behind the scenes when it comes to staffing.

The Ghan’s journey manager Sam Whaley also joins the conversation to explain what makes this iconic train so special and why it’s a bucket-list trip for so many travellers.

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You can also watch a video tour of Penny’s gold premium cabin aboard The Ghan on our TikTok and Instagram accounts.

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