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Daylesford Spa Country Railway

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Address: Daylesford Railway Station, Off Raglan Street, Daylesford, Victoria 3460, Australia
Phone Number: 3 5348 1759
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Nice train ride

We went with the family for a short ride on this train. It was great, we got our tickets and the porter came around and stamped them which the kids loved.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went with the family for a short ride on this train. It was great, we got our tickets and the porter came around and stamped them which the kids loved.

Thank Janinewool
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to spend 45 minutes on a market day. The train and staff were terrific, with a scenic trip through the Wombat State Forest and views across the farmland. Our only issue was that it was an extremely cold morning when we travelled, and although we enjoyed the toasty heating on the train on the outward... More 

Thank ebuis
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This is a one hour trip on a historic rail motor so not only is it one for train enthusiasts it suits nature lovers and history buffs. The return trip starts at Daylesford Railway station and travels up through Musk to Bullarto which is the highest railway station in Victoria.

Thank MichaelandTherese
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

a great attraction adding to Daylesford, especially when the markets are on. Meticulous restoration and very friendly volunteer staff. Travelling through the wombat forrest

Thank John H
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

Comfortable and interesting train, very scenic journey, cheap fair, and friendly staff, fun for all regardless of if you are a railfan or not, and good thing about Daylesford is that, no matter how many times you been there, its hard to get sick ...great food as always !

Thank James C
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2016

A pleasant one hour round trip, it's nice to have a break on the train from walking around the market. Frankly there's not an awful lot to see but it's nice to make a donation to the good people who keep the train going.

Thank kenna3109
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Every Sunday you can travel on a restored 1950's railcar along a 9km route through the Central Victorian Highlands between Daylesford & Bullarto. The journey takes 30 minutes each way and costs $15 return. There are four services, the first one at 10.45am. The last service of the day only goes as far as Musk, a station midway along the... More 

4 Thank Jolyon67
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

The trip takes an hour round trip. You journey across farmland to another old rail station where you can stop and walk around for a few minutes. A great trip if you have young kids.

2 Thank OurOystercom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

we went to the Sunday market at the station, which was great then took a trip on the old railway. We loved it, the scenery was breathtaking and the ride on this old train from Wigan, UK was just wonderful.

4 Thank Smell40
Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The museum on the station was fascinating, with a range of quality souvenirs to buy. My ride on the 1930s vintage rail motor to Bullarto and back through the Wombat Forest was great. The Sunday Market is there every weekend and there are over 50 stalls.

3 Thank platypus150

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