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Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway - CLOSED

Junction Road, Littlehampton, South Australia 5250, Australia
+61 8 8391 2696
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Excellent for younger kids

We visited here today with family, husband had a ball quite fond of " Captain" haha. Niece and... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
melissaandjason
via mobile
My daughter's 3rd birthday party

I came across this place when searching for somewhere to have my daughter's 3rd birthday party and... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Minna H
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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"All aboard... For a train ride into farming history..." Take a train ride through this historic farm and hear the yarns of farming life from 6th generation owner of this beautiful property only 10 minutes from Hahndorf. Play on the hands-on railway display, feed the friendly animals and play the old fashioned outdoor games. Enjoy devonshire scones or bring a picnic. Platform 1 also hosts Children's Train Parties, OSHC and school groups and school holiday programs. The "Platform 1 Light & Sound Show" is held after dusk from November - March. Open 6 days (closed Wednesdays) from 10am. Train departs hourly from 11am.
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  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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Junction Road, Littlehampton, South Australia 5250, Australia
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+61 8 8391 2696
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

We visited here today with family, husband had a ball quite fond of " Captain" haha. Niece and nephew and son had a great time on the train ride and feeding the animals, dressing up scarecrows. Scones are amazing :)

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I came across this place when searching for somewhere to have my daughter's 3rd birthday party and thought the hosted party sounded great. We were not disappointed. The hostess Emma was lovely and very good at keeping everything running smoothly and in time. We had...More

Thank Minna H
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a great review about our Train Parties. We are really glad to read you had a fantastic time with us! It is always good to receive such positive feedback like this, so...More

Reviewed 9 February 2017

We took our grandson there and he said he had been there before with his mum and loved it especially the shed area where you could explore different facets of trains, ring bells, talk on phones etc. We found he still loved it. He enjoyed...More

Thank lynninsa
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 11 February 2017

Hi there! Thank you so much for taking the time to write a fantastic review! We are very happy to read that your grandson loved his second visit here just as much as his first. Yes, sometimes 'Georgia' the cat needs to take a bit...More

Reviewed 3 February 2017

The advertising of this place made it sound fantastic & that you could spend hours there. Well that was so wrong. The games were all broken, animals where were they, no chickens couldn't see any Guinea pigs & the goat didn,t even want to eat....More

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Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 5 February 2017

Hi, thank you for taking the time to write a review. We appreciate all feedback and understand that any comments, good or bad, will ultimately improve our business and therefore our customers’ experience in the future. Please contact us to discuss your concerns further. Thank...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

Took the grandsons 10 and 8 to Platform 1 and had a really good day. Rode the train around the farm and the train driver( 5th generation) told the story of how the property came about and the different aspects of the working farm. The...More

Thank Rosemary H
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hi Rosemary! Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway! We aim to keep all age groups amused, so it was great to read that you all had a great day out. Look forward to...More

Reviewed 15 January 2017

I have just spent a considerable time with my three grandchildren exploring the attractions at the Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway. One loved the friendly, apparently hungry, horse, Another loved the old fashioned games and the other animals while the youngest ran madly around trying...More

Thank jt2407
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2017

Hello! Thank you so much for writing such a fantastic review! It was great to hear that you and the grandchildren enjoyed your visit here, exploring the hands-on railway collections and meeting the farm animals. Look forward to seeing you again! Kind regards, Glenn Liebelt,...More

Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

The area is great for a train ride but that's about it, the animals aren't too special and nor is the food which can use work and a proper dining room where customers entering aren't watching you eat. Owner is nice and enthusiastic but the...More

Thank Lachlan A
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2016

Hello, thank you for your visit to Platform 1 and for your review. We are glad that you enjoyed the train ride through the farm buildings and paddocks. During the warmer months, visitors often enjoy our homemade scones on the picnic tables out in the...More

Reviewed 9 March 2016

A group of us went to this great light and sound show not really knowing what to expect. What a surprise it was a fabulous show telling you about the Liebelt family and how they first arrived and settled here in Australia. There's a little...More

Thank Maree E
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2016

Hello, thank you so much for your lovely review of our Light & Sound Show! We are very proud of our rich family history, and love sharing our stories with you. Glad you and your group had a great night out. Kind regards, Glenn Liebelt...More

Reviewed 6 February 2016 via mobile

It was a lovely morning on this historical farm, the staff were friendly and we loved learning about all the history and playing the old games. The train ride was fun and we had fun feeding the sheep. It was a very hot day and...More

Thank Tammy S
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2016

Hi, We are glad you had an enjoyable day riding the train, feeding the sheep and exploring the farm. Thank you for your feedback, we shall take that on board. We look forward to seeing you again! Glenn

Reviewed 18 January 2016

We came along with 2 others friends with their families and had a enjoyable time there. Glenn, our train driver was a very friendly with a vast knowledge about the site that already been there for 5 generations. He even let us to have an...More

Thank Perpustakaan D
Glenn L, Owner at Platform 1 Heritage Farm Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 24 January 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We are very pleased that you and your family and friends had a great time with us, and we look forward to seeing you again! Glenn, the Train Driver

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