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Hotham Valley Tourist Railway

1 Marinup St, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
+61 8 6278 1111
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You find the station a street behind the main road through town. Parking is available nearby. I... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
PatongaZ
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Perth, Australia
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Saturday morning forest train

We went for the Saturday forest train and it was a lovely experience. Very peaceful and lovely... read more

Reviewed 27 May 2017
Jennie H
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Perth
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“course meal” (9 reviews)
“hotham valley” (18 reviews)
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1 Marinup St, Dwellingup, Western Australia 6213, Australia
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+61 8 6278 1111
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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
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We went for the Saturday forest train and it was a lovely experience. Very peaceful and lovely staff. It was pretty cold though so make sure you take one or two of the complimentary blankets though.

Thank Jennie H
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I was very impressed in the amount of work everyone has done on these trains , every one was very knowledgeable on how the the trains worked & the history of them . Every body who work there are volunteers , so a big well...More

1  Thank Kat2025
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Excited to do this trip, train journey was great with lights showing the trees beautifully, train is at a slow pace so everyone can view the forest at night. Meal was excellent and the staff, volunteers do a amazing job. Will be back with interstate...More

Thank Rod F
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nothing outstanding but with a very sunny warm day and lots of space.In the school holidays they run extra trains which was quite empty. At $28 per person return a reasonable fee for the train as run by volunteers. The guard was very good despite...More

1  Thank followthegreynomads
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The station, welcomed arrival, table setup, carriage it was an experience from when we first stepped onboard! I had to idea what to expect for the evening, Vince our host for the night greeted us at the station and showed us to our quaint table....More

1  Thank RSBishop
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Stayed in town the night and booked the evening 5 course meal. What an awesome experience. Totally recommend. Staff were all(some?) volunteers and what an amazing job they did. Friendly and lovely. Meal was beautiful. Just need to do the day time one next so...More

2  Thank Cruisedontsnooze
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Took the Saturday evening restaurant carriage with 5 course meal through the national forest from Dwellingup. Quaint , charming and relaxing 3 hour journey in this near 100 year old carriage. Beautiful view of the night forest. Would highly recommend

Thank allanw3it
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Located in the old timber town of Dwellingup the Hotham valley railway is easy to find with loads of nearby parking. Tickets (at time of writing) cost $28 per adult, check website for other prices. Tickets are purchased from the station. We were served by...More

2  Thank 138Paul138
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Worthwhile experience for family with young children. Steam train ride with nice view and fresh air, stopped half way before returning to departure point, good exposure on the mechanical sides of Hoe steam train works.

1  Thank SenMING
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jimmy10104
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
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