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Walhalla, Victoria 3825, Australia
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All reviews return trip train trip the river puffing billy beautiful scenery dedicated volunteers short trip right hand side train line open carriage great job trestle bridges diesel engine hot water bottles rock wall lovely trip minute wait
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Reviewed yesterday

We took a Japanese visitor and her two children along here today (on a Wednesday) at 3pm. There was only about 10 passengers including us so we had a carriage all to ourselves and could sit on the better (view) side on both legs of...More

Thank justjans
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed and round trip of an hour on the railway which was enjoyable and informative. Recommended trip especially with family.

Thank I7539SYrogers
Reviewed 4 days ago

Nice return trip to Thomson,approx 1 Hr return, Staff very polite and helpful, beautiful scenery, lovely end to a good 1st trip to Walhalla.

Thank anne_moshoudis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the return trip to Thomson but I’d love to take it one way and walk the other direction. Beautiful scenery and a relaxing trip. It was easy to imagine stepping back in time and imagining the long trip to Melbourne.

Thank BecF81
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a very enjoyable train ride in the beautiful village of Walhalla. The return trip was approx. 1 hour. We would recommend not only going to Walhalla but also taking the Goldfields Train Trip.

Thank PAM D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We took our family of 9 adults and 7 small children for a trip on the goldfields railway this weekend and all had a wonderful trip. Around 1/2 hour journey to Thomson river station winding your way through gorgeous scenery and beautiful views of Walhalla....More

Thank Leah B
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Currently the trip from Walhalla to Thompson river takes about 20 mins, but they are hoping to extend the track along the old route through to Erica in the future. This is a narrow gauge train, just over 2 feet and use to run from...More

Thank emtnems
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Arrived to find this gem of a railway on a cold wet Saturday morning! The sun came out as we took off, and what a magical journey it was! The best scenery ever, and everything was perfection! Loved every second of this journey and cant...More

Thank DayleCaesar
Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We did the return journey on the railway. The scenery is beautiful and we found the journey very relaxing and charming. The staff were very friendly and helpful too

Thank Rachb911
Reviewed 3 September 2018

We visited Walhalla on Sat Sept 1st, a rainy and cold day. What a gorgeous drive through the Mountain Ash Forrest. The Railway, all staffed by volunteers was a real treat. Narrow ,slow and ricketty - fabulous. Enjoyed every second. Thoroughly recommend it to anyone.

Thank Bronwyn S
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camexebe
29 July 2018|
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Response from Bettyterrino | Reviewed this property |
Hi Camexebe, Thomson Station is on the main Rd into Walhalla. It's 2 wheel drive friendly, and does have a car park. Hope this helps.
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dalewhite62
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Response from NatalieM360 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book, but think it is a good idea in peak school holidays.
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DonL1230
14 September 2016|
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Response from Adpo01 | Reviewed this property |
The WGR usually operate on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday with three return trips each operating day. They do have a web site - Walhalla Goldfields Railway. This will give you the up to date times and fares
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