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Walhalla Goldfields Railway

Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5126 4201
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Steam train ride on very thin railway tracks through some wild bush land.

The train runs either direction from the Thompson river crossing bridge to walhalla station. We... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wayne J
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Very informative. Just the right amount of info and length of your. Great having 3 tours a day... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Virginia G
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Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The train runs either direction from the Thompson river crossing bridge to walhalla station. We have taken this trip every couple of years when we are there. The train follows a creek and the rock face on the other side of the train can be...More

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very informative. Just the right amount of info and length of your. Great having 3 tours a day. Seniors discount applies. Really interesting for kids as well. Very well priced

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth the visit.. put it on your list. Lovely train ride..beautiful scenery. Waterfalls.. wildlife.. serene surroundings .. very picturesque.

Thank Frambo68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After not having done this in many years, we hopped aboard to finish off our Walahalla weekend. Rainy old morning but spectacular scenery an well worth the $20 return fare. Kids and adults on board all loved it equally. The short stop at Thompson was...More

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A relaxing trundle along the gully to and from Thompson station. Duration of journey only 25 minutes each way, lengthened by the need to switch the engine at Thompson station. The day I went was quite cold, so staff switched an open carriage for an...More

Thank Len K
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed this! Highly recommended and such gorgeous views. Make sure you get in the right hand side the side that faces away from the station or you'll be looking at wall albeit pretty the way there and the way back.

Thank michelesY8776YC
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the Easter Monday here and had a lovely trip on the railway. We even got to sit with the resident railway dog Bella! Great staff and beautiful scenery and really enjoyed the trip. Definitely have to do in Walhalla

Thank Christina B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Quaint historic rail stations with friendly staff. The journey takes you on a narrow gauge through stunning scenery. The mix of trees and tree ferns, and glimpses of the water is breathtaking. Take your camera.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is a great experience for all rail enthusiasts or non enthusiast. The 1 hour up and back trip shows what ingenuity the builders of this line had to employ. The train arrived in Walhalla as the mine shut down and was only used to...More

Thank Dean D
Reviewed 19 March 2017

At around 4 km distance, and around 15 minutes travel, this is a short ride. Including a 20 minute stop at the terminus and the return journey, the whole thing takes less than an hour. But it is in a spectacular gorge, from a remarkable...More

Thank Arbuthnott C
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dalewhite62
Do you need to book the train ride?
14 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.
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Don L
Is the train running on Saturday 12th november2016
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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deajenn
We are coming to Melbourne about the 25th or26th are you open on these days
30 May 2016|
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Response from Adpo01 | Reviewed this property |
I understand the Walhalla Goldfields railway operates on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday as well as Public Holidays and extra days during the school holidays. There is more precise information available on the Walhalla... More
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