The Rattler Tasting Train - Departs Tuesdays Gympie to Amamoor (Return) BOOKINGS TO 01 FEBRUARY
- Duration: 3 Hours (approx.)
- Location: Gympie, Queensland
- Product code: PLU549
The historic Gympie Station on Tozer St, has been restored to its former glory. Make sure you arrive early enough to take time to wander through the Station where you will learn the stories of the Mary Valley Rattler line, its people and its history.
You then hop on board the vintage railmotor RM76 which traditionally ran the Brooloo line to Gympie providing a daily link to the town for shopping, the transportation of goods and a means for children to get to school.
Sit back and relax as you begin your nostalgic rail journey through one of the most beautiful parts of Queensland.
Our region boasts great produce and producers. Enjoy a tasting plate on board featuring local fare and learn about the food bowl that is the Mary Valley on board as you cross the Mary River as you travel around an abundance of curves, over bridges and numerous gentle hills and through the small township of Dagun.
The quaint community of Amamoor is a delightful historic town bordered by a verdant forest reserve, home to more than 120 species of birds. Here you can watch the fascinating process of the turning of the engine on the turntable.
Lunch is available at the heritage Amamoor Station, grazing table style at additional $20 per person. Beverages available at Gympie and Amamoor Stations.
Departs: Tuesdays 11am from the Historic Gympie Station, Tozer Street, Gympie.
Please ensure you arrive 45 minutes prior to departure time.
NOTE: No BYO alcohol permitted.
Please ensure you note all children travelling under 4 at time of booking.
There is no assigned seating for the train, however if you are travelling with another party on a different booking, please note this in special requirements at time of booking (or give us a ring) to assist us in seating you together.
The RM76 Railmotor has the capacity to accommodate two wheelchairs on board. Please contact us on (07) 5482 2750 to ensure availability for your travel date before booking.