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One of Queensland's most beloved attractions, the Mary Valley Rattler, is again chugging its way through 46 km of the Sunshine Coast hinterland's most stunning countryside. Dotted with iconic country towns, the scenic Mary Valley is home to descendants of the original pioneers of the area as well as more recent developments such as the Slow Food movement. It is the ideal destination to experience the friendly laidback atmosphere of rural living at its best.
The Mary Valley Rattler is a historic rail experience operating a fleet of locomotives and carriages, each with their own unique story. The Mary Valley Rattler is also interesting historically as a train was once used to transport food and supplies to miners searching for gold on the banks of the Mary River.
Cheese tasting from the Kenilworth Dairies is available for passengers on the platform at Dagun Station where travellers can also purchase locally grown spray-free fruit and vegetables from the Dagun Growers Market collective on Saturday afternoons. You won't find any fresher.