Don River Railway

Relax with a train trip on the historic Melrose Line, taking in views of the township of Don and areas of historic value to the area. The train trip travels on the western bank of the the Don River to the junction at Coles Beach.

On your return, spend some time, visit our museum, workshop. Heritage locomotives and carriages are on display throughout the grounds and workshop.  The train trip is a return trip, approximately 30 minutes duration.

The Don River Railway is supported by the Devonport City Council. 

Opening Hours and Contact Details

  • Opening hours: Don River Railway is open seven days a week from 9 am until 4 pm. Train runs Wednesday to Sunday at 10 am, 11 am, midday, 1.30 pm, 2.30 pm & 3.30 pm.
  • Entry: Adults: $17 Senior Card Holders: $15 Aged Pensioners: $15 Children (aged 4-15): $14 Family (2 Adults & 2 Children) : $40 Site Ticket only (gives access to Museum and site): $10 Special concessions are available for groups, bookings are essential.
  • Address: Forth Road, Don.
  • Phone: (03) 6424 6335
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