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Diamond Valley Railway

570 Main Road | Eltham Lower Park, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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This place is awesome!

Well worth a visit. You can travel on the railway for only $3. Children love it (my young... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Angela B
Great all ages Fun

Visited with 3 generations of family and all hard a great time that we went for two rides ( behind... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Richard P
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Melbourne, Australia
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“pony rides” (17 reviews)
“great fun” (11 reviews)
“all ages” (9 reviews)
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570 Main Road | Eltham Lower Park, Eltham, Victoria 3095, Australia
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"pony rides"
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"great fun"
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"all ages"
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"per ride"
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"great value"
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"run by volunteers"
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"trains running"
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"value for money"
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"place is great"
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"picnic lunch"
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"great afternoon"
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"train enthusiasts"
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"long ride"
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"a lot of fun"
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"pack a picnic"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit. You can travel on the railway for only $3. Children love it (my young grandchildren had a ball and want to revisit asap. The people supervising the train (who are all volunteers) are wonderful; very friendly and happy to answer questions....More

1  Thank Angela B
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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Visited with 3 generations of family and all hard a great time that we went for two rides ( behind different trains ) Best value $3 per ride that you will ever spend. Ques from the ticket box can be long, but the lines flow....More

1  Thank Richard P
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

I have lived in Melbourne for over 45 yrs bu5 only recently rod3 the DVLR. Fantastic, great value for money. Yes big queues for it on a beautiful Autumn day in the school holidays however the queue moved very quickly. It is a really decent...More

1  Thank PMQNthCoast
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

I took our twin 7 year old grand daughters to this park.It was very well run with lots of people but the short wait was well worth it. Plenty to do besides the little trains, there are playgrounds, horse rides and an oval for the...More

2  Thank 524susana
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

Me, hubby and little one visited this place yesterday for the community 11 hour run. It was busy but running very smoothly that it did not take long to have a ride on one of their miniature trains. It was $3 an adult or kiddies...More

Thank Suz79au
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

We visit our family in Melbourne once or twice a year and the DVR is always on our list of must dos. Miniature does this layout a disservice - it's huge and on a busy summer sunday I have lost count of the number of...More

2  Thank dellboypete
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Great value, friendly staff. What a great sausage sizzle provided by lovely Rotary volunteers. Playground nearby is fantastic. Plenty of parking.

1  Thank 49beth2015
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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I have worked with various community groups on a BBQ site outside the DVR. Kids and parents LOVE IT by the thousand. It is an incredible public asset. Not to be missed.

1  Thank David F
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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

A fantastic small railway that gives so much joy to families & train buffs alike. The service is superb and all have a love of railways. Kids adore it and adults love being a kid again.

1  Thank MLM319
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Reviewed 7 January 2018

My mum tried to get our young family to this place for a while and honestly, I thought 'not that interested in a miniature railway...', that was until we finally went! This place is great value. All ages love the novelty of this place and...More

1  Thank kittygolightly
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