A Mary Valley Rattler experience provides a unique and memorable outing for your group.
Step back in time and board one of our lovingly restored carriages for your special group tour, or hop aboard for a cocktail style event, a wine and cheese party or any special occasion. The options are endless!
For larger groups, the Rusty Rails Café at the historic Gympie Station can cater for up to 120 people. Here, extra care has been taken to ensure the historical integrity has been maintained whilst providing a light and contemporary restaurant, offering a diverse and exciting menu.
What We Offer
We offer full catering on our carriages conveniently located at the historic Gympie Station.
We can tailor a menu to suit your group requirements. Join us for morning or afternoon tea or lunch in the café or ask us about our special function options for evening events.
We can also accommodate entertainment on board the Mary Valley Rattler or at the station.
We love kids and kids love trains! We offer the perfect group outing for schools, day care facilities and vacation care programs. Not only will the kids have a great time, but they will have the opportunity to learn about the stories and history of the Mary Valley Railway Line and its people!Learn More
We know that trains aren’t only loved by little kids…the big kids love them too! We welcome groups of all ages including aged care groups, probus clubs and specialty groups. We can cater for small to large groups on our scheduled departure days.Enquire Now
Private Charters & Special Occasions
We can tailor a private charter aboard any of our fleet. We specialise in themed events and can help you plan the perfect event in the Mary Valley for your special occasion.
Our dedicated team are here to assist your group in making special memories with the Mary Valley Rattler.
There is ample parking available for coaches and catering options to suit your group requirements. We recommend pre-booking for groups of over 10 people to ensure you don’t miss out!
You will be required to provide a copy of your group details including name and email or mobile number contact as part of our COVID management plan.Enquire Now
The Mary Valley Rattler has a range of Rails and Veils ceremony and reception opportunities, either at the Historic Gympie Station, Amamoor or Dagun Station or onboard our fleet of heritage locomotives and carriages.
Take your wedding guests on an unforgettable experience utilising the same route used by the early settlers, farmers, and gold miners of the region, while taking in the breathtaking scenery of the magnificent Mary Valley.
Download our Rails and Veils Packages here or contact us to help make your special day one you and your guest will never forget.