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Hotham Valley Tourist Railway

1 Marinup St, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
+61 8 6278 1111
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School Holiday Fun

We had a great time on the train today. The windows go all the way down which adds to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim L
via mobile

What a fabulous activity We thoroughly enjoyed our night out on the train. It did start a bit late... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
via mobile
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1 Marinup St, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
+61 8 6278 1111
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time on the train today. The windows go all the way down which adds to the experience. I thought at $40/adult and $20 per child it was overpriced.

Thank Kim L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous activity We thoroughly enjoyed our night out on the train. It did start a bit late but we can only assume that this is because the volunteer staff need the time to get from their home towns (some perth) to start work...More

Thank miss_kell90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The steam train ride was a great experience. Kids and adults love it. I love the views of the forest. It also was amusing to see people on the roads stop their car and take videos or photos of the train as it trudged along....More

Thank Annette T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice little family get away an hour and a half drive from Perth. The drive was really nice too. I didn't think I'd really enjoy it but I did and the kids loved it. The staff were great. There is a cafe kart for...More

Thank Jay W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit on the pricey side for adults but I was surprised at how much I enjoyed it. There are two types of train but the steam train doesn’t run all year round - it’s definitely the better experience

Thank ears40
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Found this hidden gem during our WA trip. It's certainly amazing how these volunteers devote their time to keep the Steam Ranger train riding experience alive. Went with my two young kids and they definitely enjoyed the ride and the beautiful scenic views.

Thank Desmond T
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed a night in Dwellingup and dinner on the Hotham Valley train for his birthday. Such a fun and different experience and one we will recommend to friends! The restaurant train only had 2 carriages, and because it was winter (and...More

Reviewed 7 July 2017

Fond memories of childhood spent travelling by steam train in NSW came flooding back on this beautifully maintained blast from the past as it snaked along its narrow bush tracks. It is a credit to the volunteers that restore and maintain this valuable piece of...More

Thank Greg M
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We were at the nearby Information Centre and heard the train whistle blowing. She suggested we go and watch it take off. It was a great steam engine run by volunteers and it was really nice to see it move off on its trip. Next...More

Thank Anita T
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

You find the station a street behind the main road through town. Parking is available nearby. I took the dinner night train and everyone were in high spirits, and conversation amongst strangers flowed freely. The lights from the train don't penetrate too far into the...More

Thank PatongaZ
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9 April 2017|
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Response from Sakkie M | Reviewed this property |
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