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West Coast Wilderness Railway

Drone image of river snaking through rainforest
Woman and two children leave a remote station to take a walk
Train snakes through the rainforest
An engineer in charge of a locomotive on the West Coast Wilderness Railway
A locomotive of the West Coast Wilderness Railway preparing to depart Queenstown Station
Woman stands on wilderness carriage balcony to take photos
A heritage diesel locomotive sits at a remote bush station
A woman and child gaze into a panning tray searching for gold
Tasmania’s West Coast Wilderness Railway is a unique railway journey through the ancient rainforest that relates the history and heritage of the region and 120-year-old railway. Disembark at remote wilderness stations and engage in a diverse array of things to do, such as honey tasting or panning for gold, or just drink in the wilderness that surrounds you. When booking your rail journey, you are offered a choice of two comfortable carriage types. Heritage Carriages provide upholstered seating and snacks available for purchase along the way, whilst Wilderness Carriages offer fully inclusive catering and a welcoming glass of Tasmanian sparkling wine onboarding and access to the carriage balcony. Onboard guides provide live commentary and will share fascinating stories of the hardships of the railway’s construction and the men, women, and children that called the surrounding forest their home.


Disabled access available, contact operator for details.



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