Australia’s Southern-most Railway, Lune River, Tasmania

Ida Bay to Deep Hole - 2 Hour round Trip

Departing Ida Bay Station. This two hour (return) train journey travels the historic 7.3 kilometre track, which was originally used to cart limestone to ships at Deep Hole. Sit back and relax in an open or closed carriage, while you journey through the scenic bush. There's a brief stop at graveyard where your tour guide will tell you about some of the history. Once back on the train you'll head down to Deep Hole, where you have about 15 minutes to walk around at the beach. Then hop back on the train and return back to the station while enjoying more of the scenery, and perhaps spot a seal swimming alongside the shoreline.

You also have the option do walk to the Southport Lagoon (1h 30m return[Bookings Essential]) in which case you will hop back on a later returning train. On days that the there is only two trains you must go down on the first train to get the last one back!

May 1st 2017 to September 30th 2017
Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun
10AM - 12:30PM

October 1st 2017 to December 24th 2017
7 Days
10AM - 12:30PM

Closed Christmas Day

December 26th 2017 to January 31st 2018
7 Days
10AM - 12PM - 2PM - 4PM

February 1st 2018 to April 30th 2018
7 Days
10AM - 12PM - 2PM

Special Experience Tours

Salt Water and Trout Fishing: Hop on board the heritage listed locomotive with our experienced fishing tour guide, and catch yourself a feed. All fishing gear is supplied; suitable for both novice or experienced individuals and groups. Please contact us to discuss your personalised requirements.

Twilight Experience: See the wildlife in action after dark. Ride the train along the track through native bushland & enjoy dinner at the Deep Hole; all lighting to view our gorgeous native wildlife is supplied. Please contact us to discuss meal & time requirements.

Twilight Food and Wine Experience: Feast yourself at the end of the line with locally sourced food and wine. Enjoy the unique experience in this stunning area. Minimum booking of 10.

Gemstone Fossicking: There are endless opportunities to find yourself a beautiful natural stone in this wilderness wonderland. Please contact us to arrange a special dig for individuals and groups.

Nature Walks: Catch the train to Deep Hole, have a meal and enjoy a guided walk to the Southport Lagoon. On your walk you will learn about the amazing history in the local area and the local native flora and fauna.

Function Tours

Have a Birthday coming up, a Wedding, Family Reunion, any Celebration.

If this is what you want for your celebration, then book your group and enjoy a group concession.

Stay at the beach and use our picnic shelter and facilities. Have a BBQ or a picnic and return on a later Train(Bookings Essential).


School groups, business and social clubs are all welcome. 

  • Campsites available
  • Gift vouchers for train rides available
  • Cafe open on train running days from 9 till 4pm
  • Group lunches catered by prior arrangement.

If you have any queries or concerns please give us a call at the railway on 03 6298 3110

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For custom bookings(Large group discounts available), please Phone 03 6298 3110 or 0428 383 262
meg@idabayrailway.com.au

What an experience to go for a Train Ride to a beach with a BBQ, Gazebo for your celebration.

You can choose to bring your own food or we can supply it for you at extra cost.

Bookings must be made. Information below.

What an experience to go for a Train Ride to a beach with a BBQ, Gazebo for your celebration.

You can choose to bring your own food or we can supply it for you at extra cost.

Bookings must be made. Information below.

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