Let us take you back in time on a journey of a bygone era aboard the Historic Mary Valley Rattler!
Come aboard and discover the magic! Make sure you arrive early and meet the drivers before you hop aboard and make your way out to Amamoor!
Rusty Rails Cafe offers a wide range of menu choices as well as station made delicious sweet treats and Rusty Rails own barista made coffee, beer, apple cider and ginger beer. Enjoy the dine in experience before or after your rail journey, or you can purchase take away treats to enjoy on board!
The gift shop offers a selection of local goodies as well as speciality giftware and souvenirs. Take home your own piece of the Mary Valley Rattler!
Discover the romance of the railway through the scenic Mary Valley. The journey crosses the Mary River as you travel around an abundance of curves, over bridges and numerous gentle hills.
You head to the quaint community of Amamoor, a delightful historic town, here you can watch the fascinating process of the turning of the engine on the turntable.
You also stop at the Heritage Dagun Station where a cheese and wine tasting session is available.
In addition to café and local shop offerings in Amamoor & Dagun, a trolley with light refreshments and snacks will be making its way through the carriages for on board purchases.
Depart Gympie: 10:00am – Arrive Amamoor: 11:00am
Depart Amamoor: 11:40am – Arrive Dagun: 11:50am
Depart Dagun: 12:30pm – Arrive Gympie: 1:30pm
Premium Service is now available on this Departure and includes:
Priority Pre Boarding, On Board Morning Tea, Lunch of your choice at the Cafe, Beverage of your choice with meal, bottle of water, Kids Activity Pack also included with child fare. Very limited seating. Bookings Essential.
First Class is now available on this Departure and includes:
Priority Pre Boarding. Travel in style with our VIP experience and enjoy a local cheese platter onboard plus your beverage of choice in our licensed carriage. A complimentary bottle of water and a souvenir stubby cooler are included. Be served by an attendant at your table on board the iconic Club Car. Very limited seating. Bookings Essential.
Wheelchair Access is now available on this Departure and includes:
An all access ticket is available Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday services subject to availability. This ticket can also be purchased as a Premium Service option. This ticket type can only be booked by phoning the station on 54822750 directly. Book your tickets now!
Pets Onboard is now available on this Departure and includes:
Pets can travel on board the Rattler on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday services subject to availability and terms and conditions apply. This ticket type is available with the premium option but can only be booked by phoning the station on 54822750 directly. Book your tickets now!
If you require ramp assistance please notify us when you book or make note in our online special requirements!
Check in at the Tour Desk at least 45 minutes before departure.
If you are travelling with another party on a different booking, please note this in special requirements at time of booking by entering “Travelling with….” to assist us in seating you together.
Rusty Rails Cafe is open from 8am and available to enjoy a scrumptious breakfast or a Barista made coffee prior to your departure. Cafe Bookings are required. Ring the Cafe on (07) 5348 9606 to book your table.
Concession (Inc Aust. Health Care Card, Veteran Student & Senior, Pensioner and Companion Card at a concession rate) are accepted.
Children under 2 years of age not occupying a seat travel free, however if you would like a guaranteed seat for your child under 2, please book as a child fare. Children under 16 years of age must be accompanied by a paying adult. Please ensure you note all children travelling under 2 at time of booking.
Our Family at “The Mary Valley Rattler” looks forward to welcoming you and your family aboard “The Historical Mary Valley Rattler”!