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Steam Train Experience - For 2

Maldon and Castlemaine, VIC - Show on map
For 2 people

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  • Ride on an authentic steam train
  • Wine and nibbles included
  • Go behind the scenes with the crew!

If you have a passion for steam trains then this experience gets you up close and personal. All the sights, sounds and atmosphere of an authentic steam train journey will take you back to another era when steam ruled the rails.

What's Included?

  • First Class Return journey between Maldon and Castlemaine
  • Glass of wine and nibbles
  • Yourself or your partner ride with the crew for a section of the track
  • Full colour souvenir book

Your experience starts as you are welcomed aboard as a special guest of the Victorian Goldfields Railway. Sit back and relax as you take a leisurely return journey from either Maldon to Castlemaine or Castlemaine to Maldon on the former Victorian Railways Broad-Gauge Branchline linking the two historic goldfields towns . You will be provided with a glass of local wine and nibbles to enjoy on board our First Class Carriage. During the journey, you will enjoy an extra unique dimension of the steam train experience by riding with the crew on the locomotive on a section of the line. You will also receive a complimentary copy of our full colour souvenir book.

Session Length

  • Train journey lasts 75 minutes
  • Trains run on Sundays & Wednesdays (does not operate during February)
  • The time table allows passengers to spend time in either Castlemaine or Maldon before returning. The train journey takes 75 minutes.


The Locomotive Ride has a minimum age of 16 years for participants.


Weather does not interfere with journey, except on days of extreme fire danger when a diesel loco substitutes for steam.

Dress Code

Sturdy shoes and long trousers are required if opting for the locomotive ride on the return journey.

This experience departs from Maldon or Castlemaine VIC. Departure location will be confirmed by the experience provider on booking.