Frequently Asked Questions. Don River Railway


Is My Membership | Donation Tax Deductable?

YES, keep your receipt when making a donation or paying for your membership, as it may be tax deductable.

Can I Ride Up Front With The Driver?

Depending on the type of locomotive we are operating at the time. We have a program titled "Ride the Footplate". This program allows visitors to ride the footplate with our driver to Coles Beach and return. Riding the footplate does incur an additional fee, other than normal admission fees.

Are You Looking For Workers | Volunteers?

YES, we are always looking for skilled and non-skilled people to join our organisation. We welcome interests in the Workshop environment, Train Drivers (training provided), Train Guards, Tour operators, Front of house staff for the shop and museum. Here's a link to something you may be looking for Members|Volunteers.

Do You Do Birthday Parties?

Absolutely, we have a great facility for Birthday Parties for the young and young at heart.

Available is self-catering or we have catering

All Birthday Parties have train rides included.

Parents must accompany and champeron children's parties

Do You Have Group Prices?

YES, We have Group Booking prices. Prices vary with the size of the group. We have a Group Booking enquiry form under the Contact menu. Complete the form and we'll respond to your enquiry via email, telephone or drop in and discuss your requirements with us at Don River Railway.