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The Gympie Rattler Historic Rail Tour

What to Expect

Travel back in time for a full day of inspiring scenery and old-time adventure aboard a lovingly-restored heritage train through the historic and beautiful Mary Valley.

It'ss a perfect day out for families, groups of friends, clubs and anyone who wants to experience the richness of the Sunshine Coast'ss historic hinterland by classic train.

Love a steam train (and who doesn'st)? Climb aboard the Mary Valley Rattler on Wednesdays, Saturdays or Sundays. For the full rail motor experience, book Thursdays. There'ss a whole fleet to explore. And because we do all the planning, booking and driving, all you have to do is turn up and enjoy the experience!

  • Three-hour tour on a working historic steam or rail locomotive.
  • Get up close and personal with a fully-renovated 'Brown Bomber' C17 class 4-8-0, built in the early 1950s by Walkers Ltd at Maryborough (Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays) or the
  • Railmotor RM76 Experience locomotive. (Thursday)
  • Gorgeous Mary Valley scenery
  • Experience rail travel how it used to be.
  • Excellent lunch at heritage eateries.

Price Includes

  • Tickets for the Mary Valley Rattler steam or railmotor trip Gympie - Amamoor return.
  • Delicious 2-course gourmet lunch: vegan and vegetarian options always available
  • Air-conditioned return transport to Gympie and all transport between stops
  • Comfortable air-conditioned minibus with Bluetooth connectivity for your choice of music
  • Qualified, experienced driver
  • COVID-safe transport and practices
  • Your choice of pick-up and drop-off points.
  • Door-to-door pick-up and drop-off

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Gympie Rattler Historic Steam Train Sunshine Coast Tour

Gympie Rattler Historic Steam Train Sunshine Coast Tour

Min 12Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Min 10 Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Min 8 Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Min 6 Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Min 4 Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Min 2 Adults Steam Train (Wed, Sat, Sun)


Child (2-12)



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