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Kiama Picnic Train

Join us for one of our classic rail tours from Sydney’s magnificent Central Station along the picturesque South Coast Line to the buzzing seaside town of Kiama.

Our flagship Baldwin steam locomotive 5917 will work the Kiama Picnic Train on this delightful day tour.

You’ll have plenty of time for a relaxing lunch at a variety of cafés or restaurants in Kiama, or 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. The popular Kiama Seaside Markets are on Sunday, 17 November.


Saturday, 16 November 2019

Sunday, 17 November 2019


Private Compartment

First Class Private Compartment — $700 (spacious compartment seating up to 6 people)

Standard Private Compartment — $600 (standard compartment seating up to 8 people)

Standard Class

Adult — $85 (16yo+)

Senior — $80 (Seniors card holders)

Child — $65 (2–15yo)

Babies in arms and toddlers not occupying a booked seat may travel for free.

Full Carriage Hire — Call for Quote


Outbound Journey (picking up at the following locations)

Sydney Terminal dep 8.40am

Hurstville dep 9.15am

Sutherland dep 9.35am

Thirroul dep 11.00am

Wollongong dep 11.20am

Kiama arr 12.25pm

Return Journey (setting down at the following locations)

Kiama dep 4.20pm

Wollongong arr 5.15pm

Thirroul arr 5.30pm

Sutherland arr 7.10pm

Hurstville arr 7.25pm

Sydney Terminal arr 7.55pm

Approximate times only. Please arrive at least 20 minutes prior to departure. A pre-event email will be sent to the ticket booking during the week prior to the event with final trip details.


Buffet Car:

The Kiama Picnic Train is equipped with a Buffet Car where light meals/snacks and beverages can be purchased. Passengers are also welcome to bring their ‘picnic hampers’ and non-alcoholic drinks. Alcoholic beverages need to be purchased on board. Passengers are able to walk through the train to the Buffet Car.

Strictly no BYO alcohol.

There are no EFTPOS facilities on board. Customers will need to bring appropriate amounts of cash.


Toilets are available in most carriages.


Mobile Phones:

There are no charging points on the heritage equipment. It is recommended that you bring an external battery charger for your mobile devices.

Between Saturday 16 November 2019 8:40 AM and Sunday 17 November 2019 8:40 AM


Sydney Terminal
Central Station, NSW 2000

Contact Details

Phone: 0419 832238



Sessions Description Status

Kiama Picnic Train

Saturday 16 November 2019 8:40 AM Open

Kiama Picnic Train

Sunday 17 November 2019 8:40 AM Open

Kiama Picnic Train

Saturday 16 November 2019 8:40 AM

Kiama Picnic Train

Sunday 17 November 2019 8:40 AM