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All reviews hotham valley course meal dinner train great trip volunteer staff scones club car steam engine dining car diesel train small kids open carriage every saturday brings back memories a wonderful job tea or coffee old world charm
there is a train ideal for kids and a night time one the daytime train starts 10am the other 2pm not ideal for wheelchair actually on a kids ride the trains are diesal the smell can be unpleastant we went on sunday normally the small...More
A pleasant 8km slow trip through the forest seeing historical timber sites.
The diesel train was open with a canopy roof. It stops at Etmyln siding where you can take a half hour walk through the forest or wait and watch the staff manually change...More
We booked the six seater Saturday evening dining car for the five course Xmas dinner which runs from Dwellingup to Etmilyn & back.
The atmosphere was wonderful & the all volunteer staff made you feel special whilst feeling like you have stepped back 100years in...More
My mum and her friend were visiting from Scotland so we decided to take them on the dining train.
I have to say that I was more than a bit disappointed with the experience. You couldn’t see anything out of the train at night plus...More
On Saturday morning we decided on a trip on the Hotham Valley Forrest Train. It leaves at 10.30am and 2.30pm every Saturday and consists of open carriages with a top over them for shade and is pulled by an old diesel engine. You are taken...More
Took the open carriage trip, interesting scenery, make sure you grab one or more of their blankets to keep warm in the cooler weather. No tea or coffee available as advertised, but cool drinks available. Ok for a trip and worth seeing, helps the volunteers...More
We booked on the Saturday Restaurant Train for the 5 course meal while we slowly travelled through the forest, which was floodlit from the train. The volunteers who run this train do a wonderful job serving the hot meals and drinks service. There are two...More
Riding a steam engine and going back in time! It was a beautiful experience, very courteous staff and helpful! The train foe around in the forest area and you cold have a lot of clicks! Take a picnic basket and go!
My husband and l attended the Hotham Valley Railway Anniversary recently, aboard the Steam Ranger. What a fabulous day out. All the stall holders and railway staff were in period costume and clearly loved their jobs.
The scenery was beautiful. The experience was second to...More
We recently went on board for a Harry potter Experience, I understand this was provided by the guide dogs association, however a little effort from the Railway would have been amazing. other than the public dressed up there was no other theming.
A little bit...More
As far as I know, there is not.
There is a South African who builds one-sixth scale steam engines here in Perth. Absolutely fabulous, but the owner of the engines is a mining magnet and it is for her own pleasure and that of... More
As far as I know, there is not.
There is a South African who builds one-sixth scale steam engines here in Perth. Absolutely fabulous, but the owner of the engines is a mining magnet and it is for her own pleasure and that of her friends only, that these magnificent steam engines are operated on a farm towards Gin-Gin