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Mary Valley Rattler

Mary Valley Rattler

Since 2012, the rails have been silent, but after an extensive upgrade and restoration, the Mary Valley Rattler now steams along the rails once more. Travelling from the historic Gympie station through the scenic Mary Valley, after arriving in Amamoor the C17 class Steam Engine will then turn around on the restored turntable.

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3 days



  • Travel on board the fully restored C17 Steam Train, the Mary Valley Rattler

  • Be surrounded by the beautiful butterflies at Butterfly House

  • Visit the Woodworks Museum and Gympie Gold Mine Museum


  • Ensuite accommodation - twin share basis

  • Taxi home pickup and return within the Greater Brisbane area*

  • 7 quality meals

  • Traveller’s Refund Guarantee

  • Entries and attractions as shown

  • Morning Tea

  • Modern luxury tour coach

  • Experienced Coach Captain and attentive Tour Hostess



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Day 1

Brisbane - Bribie Island - Gympie
This morning we travel to Bribie Island Butterfly House which is a project run by volunteers, with all the proceeds going to charities for the underprivileged around the world. Experience the joy of walking amongst the many colourful varieties and observe the butterflies at all stages of development, from egg to caterpillar, from chrysalis to butterfly. After lunch travel to Gympie for a visit to the Woodworks Museum, before checking into our accommodation for the next two nights.

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Day 2

Mary Valley Rattler
After years of setbacks, regulations and upgrades, the Mary Valley Rattler is back on track. Enjoy the return journey on board the C17 Steam train, in one of the fully restored carriages, as we journey through the picturesque Mary Valley via Dagun and then onto Amamoor. We then make our way back to the historic Gympie Railway Station for lunch at the Station Café. This afternoon, visit the Gympie Gold Mine Museum before returning to our motel to freshen up before dinner.

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Day 3

Gympie - Brisbane
Farewell our hosts and travel to Goomboorian, the home to Lindols Macadamias. Enjoy morning tea in the serenity of the café. Continue on to Nanango for lunch before arriving back into Brisbane where your transfers will be arranged.

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B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner



Single Supplement available @ $116.00 extra



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We offer Australian Holiday Tours around our beautiful country and Day Tours from Brisbane and the Hunter.In addition, we present a range of selected International Tour destinations and are happy to work with your group or community to provide individual Charter Tours that meet your special interests.

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