Gympie Rattler Historic Steam Train Sunshine Coast Tour

From AUD $225.00
  • Duration: 5 Hours (approx.)
  • Location: Mooloolaba

The Gympie Rattler Historic Rail Tour

What to Expect

Travel back in time for a full day of inspiring scenery and old-time adventure aboard a lovingly-restored heritage train through the historic and beautiful Mary Valley.

It’s a perfect day out for families, groups of friends, clubs and anyone who wants to experience the richness of the Sunshine Coast’s historic hinterland by classic train.

Love a steam train (and who doesn’t)? Climb aboard the Mary Valley Rattler on Wednesdays, Saturdays or Sundays. For the full rail motor experience, book Thursdays. There’s a whole fleet to explore. And because we do all the planning, booking and driving, all you have to do is turn up and enjoy the experience!


  • Three-hour tour on a working historic steam or rail locomotive.
  • Get up close and personal with a fully-renovated “Brown Bomber” C17 class 4-8-0, built in the early 1950s by Walkers Ltd at Maryborough (Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays) or the
  • Railmotor RM76 Experience locomotive. (Thursday)
  • Gorgeous Mary Valley scenery
  • Experience rail travel how it used to be.
  • Excellent lunch at heritage eateries.

Price Includes

  • Tickets for the Mary Valley Rattler steam or railmotor trip Gympie - Amamoor return.
  • Delicious 2-course gourmet lunch: vegan and vegetarian options always available
  • Air-conditioned return transport to Gympie and all transport between stops
  • Comfortable air-conditioned minibus with Bluetooth connectivity for your choice of music
  • Qualified, experienced driver
  • COVID-safe transport and practices
  • Your choice of pick-up and drop-off points.
  • Door-to-door pick-up and drop-off