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Walhalla Goldfields Railway

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Address: Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
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Lovely train trip

Run by local folk the train trip is well worth it! Beautiful scenery and cheery staff. A must do if in Walhalla.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Elizabeth B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Run by local folk the train trip is well worth it! Beautiful scenery and cheery staff. A must do if in Walhalla.

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The diesel engined train run and staffed completely by volunteers is a cheap and worthwhile experience. Cost is about $20 although there are various discounts available. The return trip lasts about 40 mins and the highlight is probably the view from the final bridge. it's a nice little journey and the car/motorbike ride into Walhalla is also big on scenery.... More 

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Pakenham, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Walhall. Still holiday season but Walhalla was relatively quiet. Decided to do the train trip. $20 return trip. Reasonable, I thought. The train is three open carriages pulled by a diesel loco. Its a slow meander through the valley. Very picturesque. Not the most comfortable ride, but overall a good experience.

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Rosebud, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Jumped on board the small scenic rail trip and had a wonderful ride down and back up the valley. Only took 20 minutes each way with a 20 minute turn around at the end. Rode in the open carriage because the day was warm and sunny. If you want, the train also has an enclosed carriage, The diesel engine rattled... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely something to do with the kids, or even as a couple. The ride itself is not too long, but the scenery is utterly beautiful, taking you back a step in time. If you love nature and see the beauty in everything, then this is a trip to do. Why not stop in walhalla town itself after for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing story, and what a fabulous little adventure, fully staffed by volunteers who clearly love what they do. A train ride through the old cuttings give you a real sense of how desolate this place would have been in the gold era. Great experience and well worth doing.

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Dunolly, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Great. We all loved it the ride was breath taking and the amount of history and information was fantastic. Everyone was super friendly and happy to help and answer any questions

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Korumburra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It's an amazing ride trough the rough nature, i had the whole train all for myself(nobody was there) !!

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healesville
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Great train ride up to Thomson station and return.Gives you an idea of what it was like back in the day. Great for kids!

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Wonderful train ride alongside the beautiful Stringers Creek and through the gorge. The countryside and creek is beautiful. This is the best rail journey I have ever been on for scenery, atmosphere and all round fun.

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