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3 Mayne Street, Maydena, Tasmania 7140, Australia
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

We took our grandchildren - aged 13, 9 and 6 on Railtrackriders on Wednesday and all thoroughly enjoyed the day out. It was not easy at times pedalling, but you are fortunate to have backup if needed by a shunt from a motorised cart behind...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Zorro16
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Geoff operates out of Maydena Station from Monday to Wednesdays but out of National Park Station (Mt Field NP) on Saturdays and Sundays 9am to 3pm. There are 2 different routes depending on where you start but each is about 7kms return. We went from...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Peter_4825
Reviewed 6 February 2018

It was a unique experience! It was a cycling on rail through the forest. The scenery is nice along the way. There are some uphill sections, but you always gets a push if you're tired. There is a half hour stop at the end of...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank stevenlsw
Reviewed 14 December 2017

The little pedal cars hold two adults + two kids in the back (complete with seat belts). If you get tired the 4-wheel track car (guide driven) will give you a push. That was great because I'm primarily a photographer and could film and photograph...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Roger542
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Fun fun! We booked the day before and went to the cute town of Maydena which used to be a old logging town. The town has lots of history and very cute. We peddled along with our friends and help was close behind if you...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

A quaint little excursion through the history of Maydena, cute little peddle car that you can meander on a section of the old logging rail network through the town, great fun day for all the family and a little history lesson of tassie tigers and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Norm R
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Cameron D
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank HappyFamilyActivity
Management response:Responded 17 April 2017

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

Reviewed 9 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Essa13
Management response:Responded 29 January 2017

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

Reviewed 2 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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank John M
Management response:Responded 29 January 2017

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.

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