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Alberta Prairie Railway Excursions

Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, Canada
+1 403-742-2811
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My girlfriend and I went on a day excursion from Edmonton to Stettler strictly for the train ride... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Edmonton, Canada

We just finished riding the express with our grandchildren.It was amazing,we drove six hours from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Stettler, Alberta T0C 2L0, Canada
+1 403-742-2811
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I went on a day excursion from Edmonton to Stettler strictly for the train ride. Didn't know what to expect but had heard that the train ride was a 'hoot'. The live music in the coaches was delightful, the train robbery was...More

Thank L W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just finished riding the express with our grandchildren.It was amazing,we drove six hours from sask it was worth every penny.One of the best christmas activities I have ever done.My grand daughter was so excited still talking about it.We went on the six thirty train,so...More

2  Thank sandinmyshorts67
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This was so much fun and I can’t wait to do it again. My family and I went on the “Train Robbery” with supper adventure and it was grand! The food was very good and they had a dessert option for gluten free even. I...More

Thank Jeri G
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The train is nice...about 25 minutes each way. BUT...far too much time hanging around doing nothing waiting to return to the Station. Once you get off the train at the "pumpkin patch"...except for picking your pumpkin...there is NOTHING else to do. Well...you could buy an...More

2  Thank skfrmby
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Great experience overall. The train staff and entertainment were excellent. The ride itself was enjoyable and relaxing. Live music was good and entertaining. Our trip was not very busy, which allowed our family (there were 9 of us) to roam around easily on the train....More

Thank Glenn K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Went on an adult only train ride. Entertainment was great. The round trip from Stettler to Big Valley was 5 hrs long with a stop in for a dinner. We enjoyed the meal and also the train robbery act. The money collected from the robbery...More

1  Thank WalterD435
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We just took the adult/seniors excursion Sept 10/17. It was my second time and first for my husband, sister and brother in law. We had so much fun onboard. The entertainment was a hoot. Richard the singing cowboy was so much fun and totally engaged...More

2  Thank christiner754
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

My sister and I took my mom on the murder mystery train. It was perfect we all loved every second of it the only critique I have is the Buffet meal. I was not a fan of how tough the roast beef was but my...More

1  Thank Sabina G
Reviewed 9 September 2017

it was what i expected. the hosts were in period customs. the entertainment on train was fun. the meal provided in Big Valley was very good. the things to see in Big Valley were intersting. there are many themes to choose from on the train....More

1  Thank D7099EBsoniam
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We enjoyed this trip although the train ride was a little long. Buffet meal was mediocre. Entertainers were excellent. The train robbery was fun. The train and town were quite authentic.

1  Thank anthiso
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25 August 2016|
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Response from mpcrozier | Reviewed this property |
there are bathrooms and there are snacks but you can take snack good with you. if you are stopping for dinner it is in a little town and there is lots available. there are also big box grocery stores in Stettler close to... More
25 August 2016|
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Response from Roxanna W | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is.
10 August 2015|
Response from mikenbec |
Casual dress is the norm, some dress up a little more and some are more casual than others! You can wear western wear if you want to get into it a little more. The passenger cars have windows that open and they also have a... More