DIESEL TRAIN: SEPTEMBER 20TH & 27TH + OCTOBER 4TH, 2021
STEAM TRAIN: SEPTEMBER 24TH & OCTOBER 1ST, 2021
Join us this September at the Mary Valley Rattler! Additional holiday services depart Gympie Station at 10am and return at 1pm.
3 DEPARTURES TO CHOOSE FROM | SATURDAY 2ND OCTOBER
Get on board and celebrate our 3rd Birthday with these special birthday departures! Come down to the station to watch the train’s arrive at the platform, indulge in delicious barista coffee & breakfast at the Rusty Rails Cafe, then hop on board for your chosen departure!
PREMIUM STEAM DEPARTURE: 9AM – 12PM $125
STANDARD STEAM DEPARTURE: 9:30AM – 12:30PM $65
RAIL MOTOR DEPARTURE: 10AM – 1PM $55
EXPLORE THE RICH HISTORY AND STORIES OF GYMPIE, GOLD AND STEAM!
Friday 15th October, 2021
7am – 3pm $65. Includes entry to the woodworks museum, Breakfast in the Boiler, Museum Tour, Presentations & lunch. PLEASE NOTE that this experience takes place at the Gympie Woodworks Museum.
Sunday 17th October, 2021
Steam Fest – Ultimate Steam Train Experience! 6am – 1:30pm $150. Includes premium journey on our steam train experience, workshop tour starting at 6am, and watching the light up of 967. Breakfast, morning tea and lunch are all included.
STEAM FEST – RAILMOTOR TO GOLD MUSEUM
Tours include: Tour guide, return journey on the Heritage RM76 Rail Motor, entry
to the Gympie Gold Mining & Historical Museum.
Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th October, 2021 $40
Saturday – 9am, 11:30am & 2pm. Sunday – 9am & 12pm.
FRIDAY 19TH NOVEMBER, 2021
DEPARTS HISTORIC GYMPIE STATION 5PM – 9PM
Steam out of the Historic Gympie Station on our Spring Twilight Train to the rural township of Amamoor for their ‘Cheers & Beers’ night! There you can enjoy some great food trucks, entertainment & more. It’s sure to be a night to remember, so head to our website now to secure your tickets.
UPGRADE TO OUR PREMIUM & FIRST CLASS CARRIAGES
Premium Service includes Priority Pre Boarding, Assigned Seating, On Board Morning Tea, Lunch at the Cafe, Beverage of choice with meal & bottle of water. Kids Activity Pack also included with child fare.
Or upgrade to our VIP Club Car – Travel in style and enjoy a local cheese plate plus your beverage of choice on board the iconic Club Car!LEARN MORE
GOLD & SILVER CLASS PASSENGERS
Experience a new way to travel – more information coming soon!
Pets can travel on board the Rattler on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday services subject to availability and special terms and conditions apply.
Bookings required – please phone to book your four-legged companion on board!
NOTE: Pets on Board ride is a segregated carriage from general passengersLEARN MORE
Learn onboard the Mary Valley Rattler!
The Mary Valley Rattler offers an educational and fascinating journey back to a bygone era.
LEARN about the history of rail in the Gympie region
EXPERIENCE a method of travel from the past
MEET our volunteer train crew
WATCH a heritage turn-table in action
EXPLORE Historic Gympie & Amamoor Stations
Our region boasts great produce and producers. Hop on board the vintage railmotor RM76 and enjoy a tasting plate on board featuring local fare and learn about the food bowl that is the Mary Valley
Bookings required. Space is limited.BUY TICKETS
Our online store is open 24-7!
Click below to explore all the goodies that we have to offer, including badges & knickknacks, copies of the Spirit of the Mary Valley documentary, gorgeous art prints, and more!Shop now
Give the Gift of the Rattler!
Gift Vouchers are valid for three years from date of purchase.
You can purchase your vouchers below to give the wonderful gift of the Rattler!
The Mary Valley Rattler is a not for profit organisation ensuring the public has access to a historic rail experience. Donations are always greatly appreciated to keep the Spirit of the Mary Valley steaming and thriving!
The Mary Valley Rattler has always had in place a strict health and safety management system. The safety and the wellbeing of our guests, volunteers and staff is our number one priority.
We are following our COVID-19 safety management plan and our services adhere to government Co-Vid Safe restrictions. We look forward to seeing you soon!