Education

The Mary Valley Rattler offers an educational and fascinating journey back to a bygone era.

The Rattler fleet is made up of heritage locomotives and carriages each with

their own unique story. Students of all ages, have a unique opportunity to;

  • 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

2020 Learn ON BOARD Special

Join one of our Classic Rattler Runs for a half day journey into history. Learn about the history of the Mary Valley Line, the discovery of gold in Gympie and the story of the Steam Train

$39 per student

INCLUDES:

  • Tour of the heritage display at the Historic Gympie Station
  • Return rail journey from Gympie to Amamoor
  • On Board Volunteer Educator
  • Morning Tea at Amamoor Station as you watch the train turn on the heritage turntable (muffin, piece of fruit, bottle of water)
  • Lunch on the platform at the Historic Gympie Station (sandwich, fruit platters and popper)
  • Add on our Rattler School Activity Pack for $9 per student.
  • Includes: Rattler Activity Booklet, Colouring in Pencils, Rattler sticker and a take home lunch cooler bag!

Free of Charge Supervisor Ratio

Kindy & Prep     1:5
Years 1-6             1:10
Years 7-12           1:10
Tertiary               1:15

Charter Costs

Can’t make it on a Wednesday, Saturday or Sunday?

High Res (2 Of 75)

Heritage diesel locomotive with heritage carriages:

$3,500 ex GST

On board educational volunteer

Meet and greet information and question and answer session with train crew

Lunch: Sandwich platter, fruit platter, popper

Optional Add on $9 per student:

Rattler Kids Activity pack, green take home cooler bag

High Res (10 Of 13)

Red Rocket RM76 Diesel Railmotor – accommodates 40 passengers:

$1,500 ex GST

On board educational volunteer

Meet and greet information and question and answer session with train crew

Lunch: Sandwich platter, fruit platter, popper

Optional Add on $9 per student:

Rattler Kids Activity pack, green take home cooler bag

Ready to book your On Board Learning Excursion

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How to get to us:

We work with some great school transport providers including:

Karrabee Bus Lines

Kangaroo Bus Lines

There is much to see and do in the Gympie and Mary Valley Region.

School group accommodation can be found at a number of venues including:

Garapine

Cobb and Co Nine Mile Camping Group

Maranatha Recreation Camp Boulder Creek

Habitat Noosa Everglades Camp

LOCATION & DIRECTIONS

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(07) 5482 2750
info@maryvalleyrattler.com.au
Historic Gympie Station, Tozer Street,
Gympie, Queensland 4570

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