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West Coast Wilderness Railway
West Coast Wilderness Railway
The West Coast Wilderness Railway traverses some of the steepest grades in the world, which were overcome by an ingenious rack and pinion system that is still in use!

Today guides bring the story of the railway and it's history alive while you travel in comfortable carriages hauled by an original Dubs & Co Abt steam locomotive.

Enjoy a return trip onboard West Coast Wilderness Railway and discover what makes this iconic railway truly remarkable..

Click HEREto refer to the current timetable for available departure dates on all journeys

 
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A full-day return steam train journey that includes the King River Gorge, the “rack” section of the railway track, magnificent rainforest and all stations along the way. The train stops in Queenstown for one hour allowing passengers to explore the historic mining town and discover the region’s rich history with a guided or self-guided tour. With so much to discover you will return to Strahan having experienced this remarkable railway and its triumph over adversity.PLEASE NOTE: Queenstown Explorer does not operate during Winter months.  The last departure date is 27th May 2017.
Queenstown Explorer – Heritage Carriage - Strahan to Queenstown - Return
A full-day return steam train journey that includes the King River Gorge, the “rack” section of the railway track, magnificent rainforest and all stations along the way. The train stops in Queenstown for one hour allowing passengers to explore the historic mining town and discover the region’s rich history with a guided or self-guided tour. With so much to discover you will return to Strahan having experienced this remarkable railway and its triumph over adversity.

PLEASE NOTE: Queenstown Explorer does not operate during Winter months. The last departure date is 27th May 2017.
 
27/05/2017
A full-day return steam train journey that includes the King River Gorge, the “rack” section of the railway track, magnificent rainforest and all stations along the way. The train stops in Queenstown for one hour allowing passengers to explore the historic mining town and discover the region’s rich history with a guided or self-guided tour. With so much to discover you will return to Strahan having experienced this remarkable railway and its triumph over adversity.
Wilderness Carriage includes:
Balcony carriage, a glass of sparkling wine or juice on arrival, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.PLEASE NOTE: Queenstown Explorer does not operate during Winter months.  The last departure date is 27th May 2017.
Queenstown Explorer – Wilderness Carriage - Strahan to Queenstown - Return
A full-day return steam train journey that includes the King River Gorge, the “rack” section of the railway track, magnificent rainforest and all stations along the way. The train stops in Queenstown for one hour allowing passengers to explore the historic mining town and discover the region’s rich history with a guided or self-guided tour. With so much to discover you will return to Strahan having experienced this remarkable railway and its triumph over adversity.

Wilderness Carriage includes:
Balcony carriage, a glass of sparkling wine or juice on arrival, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea.

PLEASE NOTE: Queenstown Explorer does not operate during Winter months. The last departure date is 27th May 2017.
 
27/05/2017
A half-day steam train journey departing Queenstown Station and travelling the steep grades of the rack and pinion that the West Coast Wilderness Railway is renowned for. The King River Gorge and old growth rainforest complete the experience. Sit back in comfort as your guide brings stories of the railway and its resilient people to life. Discover how the feud of the Irishmen helped shape the wild West Coast.Wilderness Carriage includes:
Balcony carriage, a glass of sparkling wine or juice on arrival, morning tea, light lunch, tea & coffee.  On afternoon departures high tea is served in place of morning tea and a light lunch.PLEASE NOTE : This journey is only available during winter months from 1st June to 31st August 2017.
Rack & Gorge – Wilderness Carriage - Queenstown to Dubbil Barril - Return
A half-day steam train journey departing Queenstown Station and travelling the steep grades of the rack and pinion that the West Coast Wilderness Railway is renowned for. The King River Gorge and old growth rainforest complete the experience. Sit back in comfort as your guide brings stories of the railway and its resilient people to life. Discover how the feud of the Irishmen helped shape the wild West Coast.

Wilderness Carriage includes:
Balcony carriage, a glass of sparkling wine or juice on arrival, morning tea, light lunch, tea & coffee. On afternoon departures high tea is served in place of morning tea and a light lunch.

PLEASE NOTE : This journey is only available during winter months from 1st June to 31st August 2017.
 
31/08/2017

West Coast Wilderness Railway