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Yarra Valley Railway

Address: Healesville-Kinglake Rd, Healesville, Victoria 3777

Phone: 03 5962 2490  

Email: info@yvr.com.au
Web: yvr.com.au

Come and enjoy a Heritage Railway Ride from Healesville Station through the beautiful Yarra Valley to the 150 metre long brick tunnel on the Yarra Valley Railway.

Bring your family on the 40 minute return trip. The kids will love the ride with a tunnel, the eagle's nest and possible kangaroos along the way. Before and after your trip you can relax in front of the fire with a cappuccino while the kids enjoy themselves on the extensive children's adventure play ground at the front of the station.

Group bookings involve a minimum cost and should be made at least three days in advance. One ride can cater for a maximum of 40 passengers. For groups with more than 40 passengers, two trips can be made. Refreshments including soft drinks, cappuccino, tea, hot chocolate and snacks are on sale in the station kiosk. Morning and afternoon tea or salad meals can be arranged on request.

Night Owls travel under the stars along the track to see the sights and hear the sounds of the valley at night. The ride returns for a meal. Ask about the Night Owl Specials, meal and ride deal. Groups only.

Group bookings involve a minimum cost and should be made at least three days in advance of travel for non- scheduled days. Minimum cost of charter for groups is $350. Normal fares apply. One ride can cater for a maximum of 40 passengers. For groups with more than 40 passengers, two trips can be made. A round trip takes 40 minutes to complete.

Special Events include the Heritage Festival in September, the Ghost Train in October. For all details regarding these events and new events please visit the Yarra Valley Railway website.

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Local directions

Coming from Lilydale: Entering Healesville follow the Maroondah Highway and turn left onto the Kinglake Road (second after the Shell petrol station). Entry of the station is on the right hand side opposite the Information Centre. Coming from Yarra Glen: At the end of the Healesville, Yarra Glen Road turn right and follow the Kinglake Road in the direction of the Information Centre. Entry to the station is past the railway crossing on the left hand side opposite the Information Centre.

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Child activities
  • Coach parking
  • Toilet facilities for the disabled
  • First aid equipment
  • Kiosk
  • Picnic area
  • Public toilet
  • Shaded area
  • Shop

Activities

  • Train ride

Opening hours

Check website for opening days.

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