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Yarra Valley Railway

Healesville Station | Healesville-Kinglake Road, Healesville, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5962 2490
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Rather unimpressive ride on a small train

Rather slow ride left the family feeling underwhelmed and unexcited at the end of it. Interesting... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karen Y
Melbourne, Australia
Great piece of history

The Yarra Valley Railway is a unique olde world way to spend an hour or so when visiting... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Healesville Station | Healesville-Kinglake Road, Healesville, Victoria, Australia
+61 3 5962 2490
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rather slow ride left the family feeling underwhelmed and unexcited at the end of it. Interesting going through some tunnels. The scenery was nice but nothing outstanding. Not good value for money at $39 for a family. There is a playground outside the railway station...More

Thank Karen Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Yarra Valley Railway is a unique olde world way to spend an hour or so when visiting Healesville. On our trip we were lucky to have a fabulous conductor who entertained us with an interesting and amusing commentary. As we meandered down the track...More

Thank Aljaye
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Great fun and really welcoming and knowledgable volunteer crew. Kids were very excited to sound the horn. Looking forward to going back when the line is extended to Yarra Glen.

Thank Peter L
Reviewed 18 March 2017

30 mins return journey on a small diesel is enjoyable for kids. My kids liked it. $39 for family is bit expensive for the length of the trip, but worth for a cause to help volunteers build and maintain the railway. A play area opposite...More

Thank Sioux_Lancer
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent trip. The kids loved it. The staff are all very friendly and it's affordable for families. Make sure you get there early as it fills up fast and is only small. Will come again!

Thank N H
Reviewed 20 November 2016

This is an amazing experience for anyone young or old, the rides are based at the beautiful Healesville Station and you board a cute little walker railcar (RM22) The guard really knew his stuff about the railway and pointed out many features along the line...More

1  Thank Azabee_987
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Awesome comfortable ride through restored old train through beautiful countryside, over a bridge and through a tunnel, very pleasant and 30 minutes just perfect for the little ones who love trains. Station cafe serves good food and coffee, a fireplace inside adds to atmosphere. Highly...More

Thank Frangipani55
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Go past scenic Yarra Valley, along winery and beautiful valley, farm lands, interesting tunnel and bridges as well as historical Healesville. Well worth a visit! cheap fare too! The railcar they use(Walker RM22) is sooo cute! seats are very comfortable!

Thank James C
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

This is a really enjoyable way to spend a Sunday. The Cafe (YV Refreshments) is awesome. The train trip is a relaxing ride through lovely scenery. Well worth the $15. I've actually done this trip about 5 times now. Love it :-)

1  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 January 2016

I went on the train trip with my Husband and Daughter, we all loved it very much, the conductor and train driver were very informative on the journey. The area is absolutely beautiful. I would recommend this for anyone young or old.

1  Thank Sally W
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