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Railtrack Riders

3 Mayne Street, Maydena, Tasmania 7140, Australia
+61 427 206 864
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So much fun

This was such a great experience! Cruising thru bushland and getting a sense of what the first... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
Cameron D
via mobile
Great family activity

We went to mt.field for a picnic and noticed that Railtrack riders had an adventure here. It was... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
HappyFamilyActivity
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Hobart, Australia
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  • Very good20%
  • Average0%
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3 Mayne Street, Maydena, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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+61 427 206 864
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This was such a great experience! Cruising thru bushland and getting a sense of what the first explorers of this area had to deal with as they opened up this bushland. This is a must do tourist spot in the Derwent Valley.

Thank Cameron D
Management response:

We are glad you liked the experience.

Reviewed 13 March 2017

We went to mt.field for a picnic and noticed that Railtrack riders had an adventure here. It was lots of fun: the quad bike was there to keep you going, pushing enough to keep it challenging but still enjoyable.

Thank HappyFamilyActivity
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Great fun for the families. Thanks. For the review☺

Reviewed 8 January 2017

What a fantastic use of old railroad tracks. While it is hard going pedaling for the kids they had a great time, and the bike following us helped out when our legs got tired from pedaling. The walk halfway through was a nice short break....More

Thank Essa13
Management response:

Thanks for your review, we hope you will try another section of our rail products next time you visit.

Reviewed 1 January 2017

Have a 60 minute rail track ride with John & George. Very simple fun with peddle powered rail cars but a helping hand from a quad bike behind on hills when needed. Nice forest walk at half way point while rail cars are turned around...More

Thank John M
Management response:

We are pleased you enjoyed your ride. Thanks for your review. We hope to see you sometime in the future maybe doing another railtrack ride.

Reviewed 21 December 2016

We stopped at Railtrack Riders in Maydena about a month ago after hearing about it from a friend a few weeks prior who had recommended w e make the stop. It was a very interesting way to see nature up close while getting a bit...More

1  Thank JGDynamo
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Cannot recommend this attraction enough. We rode from Maydena to the Florentine end. Our young guide was lovely and knowledgeable, we never felt rushed and he was great with the kids. I couldn't keep up with my husband peddling, so made do with a push...More

1  Thank Emma P
Reviewed 4 April 2016

I hadn't actually read or heard about Railtrack Riders before travelling to Maydena. My daughter and I happened to be driving along the road and saw some people on bikes on the rail way track. We wondered, huh?! Then as we were driving to Junee...More

Thank Tara W
Reviewed 27 March 2016

This is a great little community funded venture - were you hire a pedal rail track car and travel along the old rail track - through some very nice bushland and Forrest areas, you can stop and take photos along the way, there's lots to...More

Thank Tony W
Reviewed 24 February 2016

What a great memory and great value! This is a wonderful way to see some great scenery and do something fun and different. Delightful staff who love what they do. Highly recommend.

Thank Shelly P
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

Good fun, great way to see the area and the native Chris knows the track well and will give you a helping hand just when it's needed. Bucket list worthy.

Thank Denise L
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