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Walhalla Goldfields Railway

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Address: Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
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+61 3 5126 4201

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Paradise lost

Wonderful little railway in a glorious secluded valley. Surrounded by ferns and forests. Built on the sides of the Thomson Creek as a gold mining town this preserved railway... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Geoff A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful little railway in a glorious secluded valley. Surrounded by ferns and forests. Built on the sides of the Thomson Creek as a gold mining town this preserved railway served the miners. Only a short ride all over in an hour but then you can see the charms of the rest of the valley.

Thank Geoff A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got here wrong time for ride, rides go 11am, 1pm, 3pm but it was lovely to look around shop and old stationband chat to local staff. Very well kept area and woth looking at, a piece of history renovated. Will definitely ride the train next visit

Thank susie37760
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spectacular experience of Australian bush and mining heritage. This s virgin experience of native Victoria as it was before white settlement.

Thank Joan F
Gympie, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great little train journey through the gorge and down to the Thomson River station and return. Old wooden carriages pulled by little diesel locos. This is a very family friendly trip and there were lots of children enjoying it. Well worth doing and Walhalla is a lovely little village full of history from the gold days.

Thank Barbara B
High Wycombe, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our trip through the countryside on the Train. It was a lovely day as we travelled down to Thomson Station and return. Choice of open carriage or inside carriage. Reasonably priced. Ride took just over an hour with approx. 20 mins stopover at Thomson Station for train to turn around and refuel. Thoroughly recommend to all ages.... More 

Thank wycomgal
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I took our 5 year old son on this train ride. He liked it very much. He was excited that he got to sit up and look right out the windows. He also liked how short it was as he is not that great at sitting still yet. He enjoyed the stop at the bridge but was... More 

Thank sare2014
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our toddler (who loves trains) on a 60 min round trip from Walhalla. The train moves fairly slowly and you get some commentary from a nice man. It's a lovely activity for children as it's an old diesel train and the windows are down for the breeze. It's best to sit on the right hand side of the... More 

Thank Clychan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a perfect blue sky day... scenery and views...wonderful. Gentleman conductor was friendly and fun...staff at Thompson station were great. ....We started at Walhalla for the return trip...equal fun for kids and adults alike.

Thank KerrySparkles
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Elizabeth B
Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 

Thank Sadeh22

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