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West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan provided by West Coast Wilderness Railway

West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan

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  • You'll start at
    West Coast Wilderness Railway (Regatta Point Station, Strahan)
    62 Esplanade, Strahan TAS 7468, Australia
    Regatta Point Station
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  • 1
    West Coast Wilderness Railway
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    West Coast Wilderness Railway
    Stop: 90 minutes
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  • You'll end at
    West Coast Wilderness Railway (Regatta Point Station, Strahan)
    62 Esplanade, Strahan TAS 7468, Australia
    Regatta Point Station
    See address & details
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Departure Point
West Coast Wilderness Railway (Regatta Point Station, Strahan), 62 Esplanade, Strahan TAS 7468, Australia
Duration
9h 15m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
Exclusions
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 106 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Catek wrote a review Yesterday
Windermere, Australia16 contributions1 helpful vote
We booked the wilderness carriage which included a glass of bubbles and canapes, that turned out to be more food than we were expecting. We had good fun and it was interesting to learn about how the railway came about during early mining times
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Roz wrote a review 9 Nov
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Memorable experience on the Rack & Gorge Commentary was excellent with a little bit of humour, food was delicious. Awesome staff very friendly and helpful. Thank you West Coast Wilderness Railway
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from Rebecca_WCWR, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan
Responded 2 weeks ago
You are most welcome! Thank you for taking the time to leave this positive feedback for us, we are thrilled to read that you enjoyed the journey and all that it had to offer. We appreciate your recommendations and thank you very much for joining us on board during your travels. It was our pleasure! :)
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Sam H wrote a review 7 Nov
Ulverstone, Australia3 contributions2 helpful votes
We live in Tasmania and had talked about this experience for years. We definitely were not disappointed! The ride was very comfortable with beautiful scenery. We had lunch and nibbles on the train which were delicious. The short stops and rainforest walks were perfect to break
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Response from Rebecca_WCWR, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave us this positive review from your recent adventure on board, we are really pleased to read that you had a memorable experience. It's always great to hear of guests that have not only long awaited a trip on our railway but it then lives up to everything they imagined. We thank you very much for joining us during your visit to the West Coast and appreciate your recommendations. It was such a pleasure welcoming you aboard!
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Paula Morley wrote a review Oct 2020
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Very enjoyable trip, commentary was fantastic staff were very knowledgeable and helpful, so friendly. I would highly recommend doing this trip to anyone. Easy accessible on and of the train and fantastic scenery.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Rebecca_WCWR, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you kindly for taking the time to leave us this positive review from your recent adventure on board, we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed your journey and the amazing views along the way. Your recommendations of our railway are very much appreciated and we also thank you for joining us during your visit to the West Coast, it was a pleasure welcoming you aboard.
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Mike F wrote a review Oct 2020
Launceston, Australia156 contributions32 helpful votes
We travelled from Queenstown to Dubbil Barrel and back, An amazing journey! The history was brought to life by railway staff, video and informative photo boards along the route. We could see the struggles of the workers as they cut their was through impenetrable rainforest. Gold
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from Rebecca_WCWR, Manager at West Coast Wilderness Railway: Queenstown Explorer from Strahan
Responded 19 Oct 2020
Thank you kindly for leaving this positive review for us from your recent journey, we are so pleased to read that you enjoyed the experience. We appreciate your feedback and that you came to join us on board, it was a pleasure being able to take you on a trip back in time through the wilderness.
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By: West Coast Wilderness Railway
waylou34
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Rack & Gorge for a wonderful day!
We had a wonderful day on the beautiful wilderness railway. The scenery was breath taking, the commentary was infor
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Welltravelled1953
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Wonderful experience
The train was number 5 of the original steam trains that were used to make the train line.. The staff were friendly
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519larst
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A must-do experience
We did the trip from Queenstown to Dubbil Barril. A mangnificent and eye-opening experience in an exceptional part
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332gayd
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Just fantastic. I would fully recommend the trip.
Rode the train from Queenstown to Dubbil Barril return through the rain forest. What an absolutely wonderful experi
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626beryl
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Wonderful journey
Do yourself a favour and experience this lovely train journey. Very enjoyable and a great insight into the history
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Julie T
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Glorious train trip with grand story.
The whole adventure was wonderful. We started our day with a lovely breakfast at the cafe at Queenstown Station loo
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Xxzzyyaa
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World class railway experience
We travelled from Queenstown to Dubbil Barril and back on the River and Rainforest trip. The railway wasn't running
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JonS3810
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GREAT CAFE
We missed the opening of the West Coast Wilderness Railway by 2 days but will be back, HOWEVER...we went to their c
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woopiservicecentre
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Couples or Family Put this as Number 1 on your list while in Strahan
Full day tour in the food & drink carriage was amazing. The scenery sensational, the station stops along the way ex
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markgG4178JF
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River & Rainforest
Had a lovely trip doing River & Rainforest from Strahan, booked the normal carriage, where you could buy drinks a
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bert1jul
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Train trip through the forest
This was one of two tours we did while we were in Strahan. The train was a diesel and not a steam locomotive, but i
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loisg918
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Relaxing and picturesque.
Enjoyed the whole trip. Commentary fantastic, lovely carriages with great fellow companions. Goes slow but so lovel
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199roda
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Excellent excursion. Some minor improvements possible.
We found this trip to be excellent and highly recommend it. Our conductor (Dylan?) gave a very informative and pers
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Fussyeater142
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Fussy eater 142
My wife and I recently had the pleasure of riding the railway and had quite a enjoyable time, the scenery was fanta
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Linda G
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Linda
Absolutely beautiful scenery, fantastic commentary, well looked after by staff. 4 hours was a bit too long, I would
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Key Details
  • Duration: 9h 15m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Languages Offered: English
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