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Don River Railway

Forth road, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6424 6335
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“coles beach” (21 reviews)
“rail motor” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
Forth road, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
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+61 3 6424 6335

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For train enthusiasts the train museum is interesting and for $5 you can take a short scenic train ride. It was very busy, the train fills up quickly.

Thank MMR1316
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This might be ok for little children but not really that interesting. It was very busy the day we were here so I am not sure if it is always this unorganised. The staff were friendly but there was no commentary during the train ride...More

Thank QueenBAus
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent railway. Loved the engines. Very disabled friendly. Staff couldn't do enough. Prices ok. Grat looking around the engines. Better if you have children. But overall an enjoyable experience

Thank Marion O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history in this place is amazing. We had a lovely train ride accompanied by a very helpful Guard. After the ride you can take a look at the old engines and carriages. Lovely afternoon.

Thank Julie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The railway is small and a short trip was was great for the kids, you get to explore the railway yard while waiting for your train and the museum. The train travels a short distance to a local beach where you can get off and...More

Thank kimberleyc0x
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A look back in time from steam to old diesel Rail motors, a train ride through wonderful country side. a guided tour of workshop with very informative overture from pleasant guide, who was actually our rail motor driver. The actual number of steam engines restored/under...More

Thank Wayne H
Niels B, General Manager at Don River Railway, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Wayne Glad that you and the grand kids enjoyed your visit to our railway. You can keep up to date with our restorations and general goings on via our face book page. Thanks for the review Cheers Don River Railway

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place. It's just enough of a train ride so the kids are excited the whole way. The staff (volunteers) are so friendly.

Thank KAK087
Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

We found this after seeing the signs along the Bass Highway, and took the 30 min round trip along the Don river. Sitting in the first class cabin was lovely, well restored and looked after, the staff were very knowledgable and friendly. The steam locomotive...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

This is a special place. Run by people who are clearly passionate about what they do there are lots of train related things to see. Kids can view lots of different engines, view the rail workshop, get up in the control room and on some...More

Thank Smallfamily T
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Our family of 5 enjoyed visiting and riding on the Don River Railway. A great chance to sit in the luxury cabins, look out the windows, watch the trees, river and houses go past. We travelled to Coles Beach, went for a walk along the...More

Thank JamesandDebbie
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