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Walhalla Goldfields Railway

Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5126 4201
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journey back in time

Our visit to Walhalla was cut short because all accomodation was full. We had never been before and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Garry B
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Wonthaggi, Victoria, Australia
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Great ride through the valley to Thomson station. Only an hour trip all round. Perfect on a sunny... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cassydee6
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Langwarrin, Australia
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Walhalla, Victoria, Australia
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+61 3 5126 4201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to Walhalla was cut short because all accomodation was full. We had never been before and didn't know what to expect. There is a month long festival in August and expected the weekends to be booked out but not on a wenesday. We...More

Thank Garry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ride through the valley to Thomson station. Only an hour trip all round. Perfect on a sunny or rainy day as we experienced both in one trip.

Thank Cassydee6
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice 20 minute (one way) slow trip through the forest to Thompson. More History explained to us on the trip. Very interesting. $20 return each.

Thank Junnay
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Organised a private ghost tour led by Rae-Anne for our group of 17. Thoroughly enjoyed the night time walk. Lots of interesting historical and mysterious stories (perhaps toned down a little because we had a number of young children in our group). Rae-Anne a real...More

Thank Christy B
Reviewed 7 July 2017

Spectacular scenery as the train travels alongside the beautiful Stringers Creek, even saw a couple of mini waterfalls in winter. Found this to be one of the best historic train rides around Melbourne in terms of scenery as well as good value for money. Worthwhile...More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 4 July 2017

We've been on many trains..small, large, fast and slow. The Walhalla Goldfields Railway was unique in that it replicated a symbol of times long past. The train ride itself was nothing amazing but just nice to do. The rails follow the curvatures of the river...More

Thank eelSeattle
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The train runs either direction from the Thompson river crossing bridge to walhalla station. We have taken this trip every couple of years when we are there. The train follows a creek and the rock face on the other side of the train can be...More

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Very informative. Just the right amount of info and length of your. Great having 3 tours a day. Seniors discount applies. Really interesting for kids as well. Very well priced

Thank Virginia G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Well worth the visit.. put it on your list. Lovely train ride..beautiful scenery. Waterfalls.. wildlife.. serene surroundings .. very picturesque.

Thank Frambo68
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

After not having done this in many years, we hopped aboard to finish off our Walahalla weekend. Rainy old morning but spectacular scenery an well worth the $20 return fare. Kids and adults on board all loved it equally. The short stop at Thompson was...More

Thank Sharon M
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dalewhite62
15 January 2017|
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
I didn't book, but think it is a good idea in peak school holidays.
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Don L
14 September 2016|
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Response from Adpo01 | Reviewed this property |
The WGR usually operate on Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday with three return trips each operating day. They do have a web site - Walhalla Goldfields Railway. This will give you the up to date times and fares
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deajenn
30 May 2016|
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Response from Adpo01 | Reviewed this property |
I understand the Walhalla Goldfields railway operates on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday as well as Public Holidays and extra days during the school holidays. There is more precise information available on the Walhalla... More
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