The Historic Gympie Station, Tozer Street is a traditional Queensland building which has been fully restored to its former glory. Make sure you leave plenty of time to explore The Station which houses a historical display sharing stories of the Mary Valley Railway line and its people.
The Platform No. 1 Café caters for all tastes and the gift shop stocks a variety of train-themed treasures and local specialty products.
Step on board one of our meticulously restored trains and travel along the tracks that have been brought back to life. Sit back, relax and enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Mary Valley. The journey through the Mary Valley passes through the picturesque small town of Dagun. Nestled in the centre of the Mary Valley, Amamoor is an historic town bordered by Amamoor State Forest which is home to more than 120 species of birds. Here the train will turn around on the restored turntable. You can watch this fascinating process or explore the quaint community of Amamoor.
The Classic Rattler Run is a steam train experience and departs from the historic Gympie Station on Wednesdays & Saturdays, which can also be joined in Amamoor. A single service departs at 10am on Fridays on the same Classic Rattler Run, however this journey is not accessible via Amamoor.
Tuesday boasts our newly created Rattler Tasting Train, which is also on the RM76. This fun journey to Amamoor is a great way to explore and taste the delights of our beautiful region.
The Rattler Picnic Train’s journey is 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. The Rattler Picnic Train departs on Thursdays.
Sunday features our All Stations Train, that stops at both Amamoor and Dagun Stations – a chance to experience both heritage stations, and for $5 paid to the local community group in Dagun, you can indulge in a wine and cheese tasting experience.
Make sure you check out our upcoming events and special event trains HERE.
All Mary Valley Rattler journeys are return trips. No one-way fares are available.