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West Coast Wilderness Railway (Queenstown) - Queenstown Explorer

A locomotive driver prepares the West Coast Wilderness Railway for departure
Steam train travels along mountainside
Drone image of bridge in rainforest
Train image
Steam locomotive
Train station in the rainforest
This full-day experience takes you along the entire length of the West Coast Wilderness Railway, through ancient rainforest and along the spectacular King River Gorge, returning onboard your train in the opposite direction. You will also travel along the Abt Rack and Pinion system, ascending the steepest steam rail journey in the southern hemisphere. Station stops along the journey include: Lower Landing – On the edge of the King River with a short walk to the river's edge, Dubbil Barril – take a short wilderness walk through the rainforest, Rinadeena – View the rack and pinion system from the bridge over the railway, Lynchford – pan for gold and wander through the museum dedicated to our mining history and Queenstown – grab a spot of lunch and take a guided walking tour of this historic town Return by train to Strahan in the afternoon, stopping at many of the stations to stretch your legs.


Family Friendly

Non Smoking

Public Toilet

Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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