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Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions

Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, Canada
+1 403-742-2811
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Awesome, with one conplaint

We were a senior, a 40 year old and a 6 year old. We loved this entirely, except for the constant... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jennifer M
Edmonton, Canada
via mobile
One off the bucket list!

A very comfortable and leisurely train experience that is really authentic. A fun train robbery by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Canada
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  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“big valley” (79 reviews)
“train robbery” (20 reviews)
“open air car” (13 reviews)
Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, Canada
+1 403-742-2811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were a senior, a 40 year old and a 6 year old. We loved this entirely, except for the constant announcements and educational facts about trains via a PA system. It was nearly non-stop and made talking to each other impossible. The scenery was...More

Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very comfortable and leisurely train experience that is really authentic. A fun train robbery by a team of robbers on horseback and a lawman on the train to defend us. Concession booth selling great souvenirs and a liquor bar available on our car as...More

Thank catherinaf2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 14 family members get together for this train ride, including my 2 boys aged 1 and 6! Everyone had a blast!! The entertainment was great, the ride was beautiful, the food when stopped in Big Valley was good! Would do it again in...More

Thank stephieb1235
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After picking us up from Edmonton Airport, our family arranged a stop here on the drive down to their house near Jenner. We travelled on one of their regular steam hauled Country Diner trains, with a buffet lunch being provided at Big Valley. What really...More

Thank RTPeat
Reviewed 12 July 2017

From the moment we were greeted by a clown giving parking directions our entire day was set up for smiles and wonderful experiences! I planned this family vacation for the experience of riding a train but it was so much more than expected! I definitely...More

Thank Rhonda H
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Top notch! If you love trains, history and adventure this is definitely a MUST DO! We rode the double-header excursion on June 30th - departing and 4pm; returning at 9:30pm. It was perfect in every way! Riding in the open air car was wonderful -...More

Thank M G
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

The train ride is a must if you get down Stettler, AB way. The price is fair and the enjoyable experience is priceless, the meal was very very good and well balanced and the staff of the train, entertainers and the town folks of Big...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 17 June 2017

You will love this adventure, even if you are a big old chicken like me or are prone to Panic attacks/Anxiety.Everyone here will make sure you know you are safe so you can enjoy everything going on around you.I am a big old chicken and...More

Thank ldreamsi
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

This trip is great for train enthusiasts. I would recommend it for families with kids around 5-10 years old, or for people over 60 who want to relax. We had kids under 5, and kids around 7-16 years old. The kids got bored. The on...More

1  Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Was given a gift certificate for the Steam train as a birthday gift. We wanted an adult’s only experience but unfortunately they were all full. So we took a family one and had a wonderful time. Prior to departure I was able to get some...More

1  Thank SafetyBob2015
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25 August 2016|
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Response from mpcrozier | Reviewed this property |
there are bathrooms and there are snacks but you can take snack good with you. if you are stopping for dinner it is in a little town and there is lots available. there are also big box grocery stores in Stettler close to... More
25 August 2016|
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Response from Roxanna W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.
10 August 2015|
Response from mikenbec |
Casual dress is the norm, some dress up a little more and some are more casual than others! You can wear western wear if you want to get into it a little more. The passenger cars have windows that open and they also have a... More