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Being kids again

We travelled to Maryborough for the Mary Poppins Festival and what a lovely day and of course it... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Melbourne, Australia
Nice little trip down memory lane.

Bring the kids for a nice ride on the Mary Ann steam engine. It cost $13 for 4 adults and 2... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
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Ride a full size replica of the first steam train built in Queensland in 1873, through Queens Park, the first botanical gardens in Queensland,with great views of the Mary River.Then take a tour through the historically listed buildings at Portside...more
| Queens park, Maryborough, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

We travelled to Maryborough for the Mary Poppins Festival and what a lovely day and of course it wasn't complete without having a ride on the Mary Ann Steam Locomotive. Being train lovers and big kids we enjoyed our journey with all the Mums, Dads,...More

Thank jennifersusan54
warren m, President at Mary Ann Steam Locomotive, responded to this reviewResponded 25 July 2018

Thank you for your response. When it comes to steam trains, we are all big kids!!

Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Bring the kids for a nice ride on the Mary Ann steam engine. It cost $13 for 4 adults and 2 children and takes about 15mins to do a round trip.

Thank BrizzyReet
Reviewed 13 November 2017

They claim it is 'rail travel as it was in 1873' and a bit of nostalgic fun. I think it took about 20 minutes for the short journey through Queens Park, down to the river and back again. Great treat for the kids and a...More

Thank PaulClabburn
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Trains seem to be part of the fabric of this town. I counted at least three different gauges of railway tracks in town - the Mary Ann was the middle size. Nearby in Queens park is a miniature ride-on train. There are also modern working...More

1  Thank AndrewTravelsAbroad
Management response:Responded 27 August 2017

Thank you for your feedback. Glad you enjoyed the experience. For your information, those big trains you saw, operate on the same track as Mary Ann.

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We had a lovely ride on this oldtime steam engine...it was full of people of all ages ...the looks on the childrens faces was great . Run by volunteers !!

Thank Joanne N
Management response:Responded 18 August 2017

Thank you for your review. Glad you enjoyed the experiance

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Whether a couple or the whole family, this ride has appeal for all ages. A short walk from the city's main shopping block. We walked from the town hall. Pay on board. Open carriages manned by volunteers who are very safety minded. Not an outing...More

Thank Kingsand
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your input. It makes our efforts more worthwhile to hear such positive remarks.

Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the steam train ride in Queens Park. It only cost $3 each and that included a free facial from the steam!! The engine and carriages were well preserved Well worth doing.

Thank debcol25
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Thank you for your comments, much appreciated

Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Arrived early on Thursday morning while the volunteers were setting up at the station. Had a good chat to them about the train. Very informative and interesting as was the short train trip through the park to West Maryborough before returning via the dicks area.

Thank kennyhall1944
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your comments

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We were lucky to visit Marlborough on a Thursday when the Mary Ann operates, it is a replica of the original that was built by Walkers in 1873. This one was built in 1998 at a cost of $250 000, it has 3 beautiful timber...More

4  Thank KLG62
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Our grandson loves trains, so we brought him to have a ride on the Mary Ann and he loved it. A nice ride and a different look at the scenery.

1  Thank James M
Management response:Responded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your comments.

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Elizabeth B
7 July 2018|
Response from warrenm951 | Property representative |
Hi there. Mary Ann operates every Thursday, and the last Sunday of the month from 9 am until approx. 12.30 pm.