Hotham Valley Tourist Railway
Hotham Valley Tourist Railway operates the unique Dwellingup Forest Railway service into the heart of the jarrah forest east of Dwellingup to Etmilyn Siding.Services are mostly Diesel hauled, however from May to October, the train is occasionally hauled by steam locomotive G 123.
Restaurant Trains are available every Saturday night and most Friday Nights. HVTR also operates steam trains from May to end of October between Pinjarra and Dwellingup on the main line of the Hotham Valley Tourist Railway, ascending the Darling escarpment with picturesque valley views.
Our tour trains travel to many country destinations, shows, races, and events in Western Australia. These journeys are steam and diesel hauled depending on the destination and the season of the year. All mainline tour trains have buffet car facilities are available for beverages and snacks.
To book your Hotham Valley Railway Tour, please contact: (08) 6278 1111
Tours available include: * Forest Train departs each Saturday & Sunday & Public Holidays - departs 10:30am & 2pm, does not run on ranger train operating days prices from $28 per adult (16yrs +), child $14 (2 to 15yrs) & littlies $4 (under 2yrs). * Restaurant Train departs each Saturday evening and selected Friday evenings at approx. 7:45pm - bookings are essential, prices from $92 per person * Steam-Ranger Train, departs each Sunday, also runs Wednesday & Saturdays during school holidays - diesel ranger will operate if steam ranger unavailable. departing 10:30am & 2pm, adults $40., child $20. & littlies $4.
Gift vouchers are available
Credit card bookings available between Mon-Fri only on: P: (08) 6278 1111 and only cash sales are made at the Dwellingup station on the day.
BOOKING: Full payment is required to make a booking. No seats can be held on deposit or without full payment.
CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS: Up to 30 days prior to departure a cancellation fee of 10% applies. There are No cancellation refunds within 30 days of departure. Additionally failure to board - NO REFUND.
TRANSFERS: Booking transfers are conducted on the basis of cancellation of booked tour followed by a new booking. The Cancellation and Booking conditions apply.
MOBILITY: Passengers with disabilities special needs or restricted mobility are welcome to travel with Hotham Valley Railway provided that where necessary they have a person capable of providing any assistance they may require accompany them. It is important that persons to whom this may be relevant enquire and make themselves aware of potential areas of difficulty prior to booking. Please note that all of our train journeys involve the use of steps to board and alight from the carriages.
Conditions of Travel: LIQUOR: As the train is licensed liquor purchased on the train must be consumed on the train and no liquor is to be brought onto the train for on board consumption.
SMOKING: Smoking on trains is not permitted under Health Regulations.
PASSENGER CONDUCT: Anti-social conduct will not be tolerated and may result in the offender being removed from the train. Passengers are required to comply with any request from the train staff relative to train management.
CHILDREN: Children must be accompanied by an Adult. Parents Adults accompanying children & other Carers are reminded of their responsibility and need to adequately supervise & control those in their care.
REFUNDS: (See Sales/Booking Conditions) Failure to board - NO REFUND.
DANGEROUS GOODS: Carriage of dangerous goods on passenger trains is prohibited. Hotham Valley Tourist Railway makes every endeavour in the planning of services to ensure that schedules and locomotive type used (steam or diesel) are operated as promoted and on schedule however we reserve the right to alter postpone or cancel without prior notice and whilst we do apologise should changes occur we can accept no liability for any loss or inconvenience thereby or otherwise caused.
Hours: Train tours are from Wed. to Sun. & office hours by phone (c/c bookings & payment) are Mon. to Fri. 9am to 5pm.