West Coast Wilderness Railway, Strahan

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Step back in time on West Coast Wilderness Railway, which operates as an iconic tourist attraction between Strahan and Queenstown, a distance of 34 km (21 mi). This restored steam railway is a reconstruction of an earlier rail system that connected the mining industry to a nearby port. Take a few hours to experience what world-class travel used to be like as you sit back with a glass of sparkling wine. The journey features live commentary by professional guides who recount the history of the railway and the resilience of those who built it in this isolated part of the world. Using our custom trip planner, Strahan attractions like West Coast Wilderness Railway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is a delightful trip along the banks of the King River into rainforest. The guides stories were actually very good and the food and wine were pleasant.  more »
  • We were looking forward to the steam train ride thru the rain forest. But, no steam train, it was away getting serviced so they had a diesel loco instead. Well I’m not sure but if you are advertising ...  more »

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