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Arrived to find this gem of a railway on a cold wet Saturday morning! The sun came out as we took... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melbourne, Australia
A charming little journey

We did the return journey on the railway. The scenery is beautiful and we found the journey very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Walhalla, Victoria 3825, Australia
+61 3 5165 6280
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all had a fantastic night with great food just one off the best friendly Volunteers place in Australia .Great Job well done

Thank laurainecharalambous
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A simple and pleasurable experience with a taste of what the original train was like ( except for the cargo) Meandering through the valley just shaving the rock walls in places. Upkeep by a dedicated band of volunteers

Thank Margot D
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

The train is a spectacular time out through the forest to Thomson Station. Loved the time out to enjoy the scenery and relax. The train is run by the most superb volunteers who have a real passion for keeping this attraction live. Well done

Thank Puggirl72
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Travelled aboard the night train. Was a cold night, but they tried to make everyone feel warm with hot water bottles and hot chocolate. We booked the 6pm train. The meal was available at the station prior to the train trip. There's a licenced bar...More

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Great experience on a cold night in August. We were give large glow sticks and hot water bottles for our night journey on the Walhalla Goldfields Railway. We were warm as toast even though the carriages are open and it was a very cold night....More

Thank JanAnne11
Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Walhalla Goldfields Railway is one of those 'must do' things when visiting Walhalla. It is one of the most scenic tourist railways in Australia and is run and maintained by volunteers. It travels through spectacular gorges and crosses many old trestle bridges before reaching...More

Thank Travelled_8
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old railway station friendy staff awesome scery a lot of memorable things there have got snackfood

Thank Les E
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29 July 2018|
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.
15 January 2017|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book, but think it is a good idea in peak school holidays.
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