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Don River Railway

Forth road, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6424 6335
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Forth road, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6424 6335

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this site today and it was a fun experience. Our little girl really enjoyed the train trip and exploring the workshop afterwards:)

Thank Jeannette F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s small little place where kids can take a ride on quite old train carriages from mid 60-70s. Also they have a steam train engine that runs every Sunday. It’s close to city, can spend about 1.5 hrs. Took photos of on old train carriages...More

Thank Ritesh78
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A great way to spend a good couple of hours. Very informative and interesting, plenty of trains to look at and walk through, great for kids of all ages, staff were fantastic

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Anyone interested in the Tasmania railway should visit the Don River Railway, take a ride on the diesel and steam train, both take around 30 minutes. Should you be interested, the staff travelling on these trains, will sit with you and explain the history of...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 2 September 2017

What a little gem. I think all staff are volunteers and they do a great job. There is a shop at station that has lots of goodies to tempt you.

Thank Rick C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Lots of different things to see here at Don River Railway! We had some time to kill before the scheduled train departure so we went into the large workshop building. There were numerous restored carriages and locomotives that you can climb into and sit in....More

Thank ilovepythagoras
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

For train enthusiasts the train museum is interesting and for $5 you can take a short scenic train ride. It was very busy, the train fills up quickly.

Thank MMR1316
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This might be ok for little children but not really that interesting. It was very busy the day we were here so I am not sure if it is always this unorganised. The staff were friendly but there was no commentary during the train ride...More

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Excellent railway. Loved the engines. Very disabled friendly. Staff couldn't do enough. Prices ok. Grat looking around the engines. Better if you have children. But overall an enjoyable experience

Thank Marion O
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The history in this place is amazing. We had a lovely train ride accompanied by a very helpful Guard. After the ride you can take a look at the old engines and carriages. Lovely afternoon.

Thank Julie R
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