Our signature rail tour may have been on hold during the COVID-19 lock-downs, but now you can experience this unique day tour again.
Your journey starts at Sydney's magnificent Central Station, travelling on the South Coast line, before heading through the beautiful Royal National Park along the way and on to the seaside town of Kiama.
Hauling the Kiama Picnic Train will be locomotive 5917, built by Baldwin (USA) in the 1950s for the NSW Government Railways.
After arrival at Kiama, you will have plenty of time to enjoy the many charms of this picturesque coastal town. Take a walk up to the famous Kiama Blowhole, relax at the Surf Beach or browse the Historic Terrace Houses.
If lunching in Kiama, please book beforehand to avoid disappointment.
To make a booking visit www.picnictrain.com.au/kiama-picnic-train.html
The Outbound Journey (early departure from Central due to trackwork) will be picking up from the following locations:
Sydney Terminal departs at 9:25am
Hurstville departs at 10:00am
Sutherland departs at 10:15am
Wollongong departs at 11:30am
Kiama arrives at 12:30pm
The Return Journey setting down at the following locations:
Kiama departs at 4:15pm
Wollongong arrival time at 5:10pm
Sutherland arrival time at 6:45pm
Hurstville arrival time at 7:00pm
Sydney Terminal arrival at 8:30pm
*Preliminary times only. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure. An update email will be sent to the ticket booking a couple of days prior to the event with final trip details.
Event Days and TimesSaturday 18 & Sunday 19 December 2021
Sydney Central Station Dep 9:25am, Hurstville dep 10:00am, Sutherland dep 10:15am, Wollongong dep 11:30am, Kiama arr 12:30am
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Private Compartment seating up to 4 people $440.00per group (max 6)
First Class Duo 2 first class window seats guaranteed $240.00
Full Carriage Hire - Call for Quote
At Pick Up Points include Sydney Central Station and various stations in the Illawarra Region.
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