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Cockle Train

Goolwa, South Australia, Australia
+61 1300 655 991
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The Cockle Train

First time we have been on this it's a beautiful ride along the coast from Victor to Goowla. A very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile

What a great trip this was, four of us with an elderly aunt in a wheelchair. Very helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carolyn K
Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
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Goolwa, South Australia, Australia
+61 1300 655 991
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time we have been on this it's a beautiful ride along the coast from Victor to Goowla. A very relaxing ride showcasing the beautiful coast line and the countryside.

Thank Dottieau
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great trip this was, four of us with an elderly aunt in a wheelchair. Very helpful staff from the start,of the trip at Victor Harbor travelling to Goolwa where people can get off at various stops on the way. Very interesting towns on...More

Thank Carolyn K
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

If you have kids you can't go pasted it!! It's one of many things that you can do when you visit the area. The staff are great!! Plus there is an option for one way... So if you choose to only go to Victor habour...More

Thank BT T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Depending on the weather you may have a variety of trains. We were lucky enough to have one of the puffing billy's - a not so common event depending on season and fire danger A must ride for the kids

Thank llsaPortElliot
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We really enjoyed the trip to Victor Harbour and back again. Very knowledgeable volunteer staff, lovely views of the beach/coast.

Thank Serenity444
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

after having pre-purchased a Heritage Experience tour ticket from the Goolwa Info Centre, I didn't expect to encounter any issues at any of the 3 attractions. However, this particular attraction had issues with the 'pass' that was printed, insisting on removing the train page from...More

Thank debbiemsg
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I have not been on the Cockle Train since i was a kid but while we were over from Perth we decided to take our two year old son on the train for his first experience. He absolutely loved it. The staff were excellent and...More

Thank Cameron H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

Absolutely recommend the cockle train. We boarded at Goolwa and took the return trip to Victor Harbor with lunch and a walk around the Harbor. A good value trip with great views of the coastline. A huge congratulations to the volunteer crew who maintain this...More

Thank David H
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

The Cockle Train is always a big hit with the grandson. Old style puffing billy with carriages from the 1930s. Really shows how the standards have changed over the decades. Great trip with sensational views

Thank NeilSchier
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Foe train buffs this is excellent value. Feel the atmosphere of the way WW1 recruits would have felt as you travel in coaches of that era. This train journey is suited for all ages.

Thank Alan D
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Daniela D
We are a group of 24 people. Would like to go from Victor Harbour to Goolwa, one way. What time is it leaving in the afternoon and what is the cost. Thank you
3 March 2017|
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Response from SteamRanger | Property representative |
Hi Daniela, Please contact us by phone on 1300 655 991, and we can give you a quote for a group booking, as discounts apply :-)
Ðiana B
Hello! Im new in Goolwa. I want to catch the cockle train to Victor Habour. Where do I have to go? Thanks
5 February 2017|
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Response from Danny B | Reviewed this property |
First of all, I would simply go to the Goolwa Visitor Information centre and ask there. They are all volunteers and they are very helpful to assist you in your line of inquiries.
Is the price one way or return ?
11 January 2017|
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Response from Donna M | Reviewed this property |
You can do either We went one way but you can purchase return ticket