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Fright Night on The Ghost Train at Yarra Valley Railway
It is almost that fun, but somewhat spooky, season of the year full of trick or treating and Halloween festivities.
Running on Friday 26th and Saturday 27th October, this train ride is the perfect activity for those who love a theatrical Halloween ride with a few jump scares thrown in for good measure!
The Friday night session has rides on the hour commencing at 8pm and finishing with the final ride at midnight. The Saturday night session offers rides from the earlier time of 6pm, running through to midnight as well.
Ticket cost is $35 per Adult and $30 for Children or Concession Cardholders. The Ghost Train is suitable for Children 12 and over. The ride is not recommended for children under 5 years of age. Please click here to purchase your tickets. In previous years, The Ghost Train ride has sold out due to being such a popular event, so please book early to avoid missing out!
Image from YVR Facebook page.
For the younger Halloween fans, there is a more age appropriate ride called The Little Train of Spooks, which is running during the days on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th October. This ride is more suitable for Pre-School and early Primary School children.
Ticket Prices for The Little Train of Spooks are $50 for a family of four, $18 for an Adult, $16 for Concession Cardholders and Children are $12. Please click here to purchase your tickets.
These rides will run from 10am through to the last ride at 3:15 on the Saturday and 4pm on the Sunday.
There will be prizes for the best costumes on each of the trips and there will also be some Halloween colouring-in and activities for the young ones.
Yarra Valley Railway is part of the Healesville Historical Walk