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Ida Bay Railway Adventure Round Tour

Address : Ida Bay Railway & Cafe, 328 Lune River Road, Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia Duration : 2 hours (approx.)


Departing Ida Bay Station. This two hour (return) train journey travels the historic 7.3 kilometer 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.

What Else You Can Do

 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 there is only two trains you must go down on the first train to get the last one back!

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Ida Bay Railway & Cafe, 328 Lune River Road, Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia
Departure point

Tasmania, Australia

328 Lune River Road, Ida Bay, Tasmania, Australia

Southport Lagoon Track, Ida Bay TAS 7109, Australia

Departure Time
12:00pm **
Tour Type
Outdoor Activities
2 hours (approx.)

Tour Programs

on the heritage listed last operating bush tramway in the state reserve of Ida Bay

relive the historical WWII locomotives from the year of 1919 to facilitate the transportation of Limestone from the quarry west of Lune River to a jetty at Ida Bay, and embrace the heritage listed journey from the beloved last generation. 

along the water edge with wildness of nature to the pristine white golden beach
never than before to enjoy the beautiful leafy forest, the most colorful birds, and unique animals
enjoy the moment of Harmony & Balance for Life
sit on the edge of viewing platform: watch yachts parked floating in the clear blue sea water; listen to the mixture sound of sea breeze, light wave gently touching the rocks, and sea birds peacefully flying over the white golden beach.

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2 Reviews


January 18, 2018

A fun day in a beautiful location. Good travel on the original 610mm gauge line. Thanks for the opportunity and I hope this line continues as a major tourist attraction. Nice little cafe too. - Bob Daniel, October 29, 2017


January 18, 2018

Well that was just good fun, and you end up at a beautiful beach, where you can get off and have a picnic lunch. Just make sure you catch the next train back, we can highly recommend this activity, thanks Ida Bay, well done. - Roger Van Beeck, January 15, 2018