Kiama Day Train Picnic steam Sydney Sutherland March 2021

Cruise Express

Australian owned and operated

Kiama Day Train

7 March 2021 LIMITED SEATS!

$290* pp twin-seating (Solo travellers on request)

Welcome to a fun day out aboard the Kiama Day Train. The 1952 built Baldwin-Mikado steam locomotive 5917 will haul a heritage train from Sydney all the way to Kiama in the Illawarra region. Sit back and relax in your private heritage carriage as the onboard crew provide refreshments and you take in the glorious views!

You’ll enjoy lunch at the Grand Hotel and there is plenty of time to shop or explore before the train returns to Sydney. The famous Kiama blowhole is an easy walk from the station. Come with us on a fabulous day out!


Departs 7 March 2021 - Day Trip

FROM: Sydney Terminal or Sutherland Station

  • Return heritage train journey to Kiama, hauled by steam locomotive 5917, travelling in a private carriage
  • Guaranteed window seat with no more than 24 passengers per day/carriage
  • Complimentary bottle of water per person
  • Welcome aboard sparkling wine
  • Morning tea onboard
  • Lunch at the Grand Hotel Kiama with one included beverage
  • Free time in Kiama to explore
  • Evening snack onboard
  • Cruise Express Tour Manager

NOTE: Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the buffet car will not operate on the train. You are welcome to bring your own beverages and snacks to supplement those included in your fare. See ‘Hints and Tips’ below for further information.


7 March 2021 - Day Trip

from: $290* pp twin-seating (Solo travellers on request)

Train timetable

Sydney Terminaldep8.34 amKiamadep4.20 pm
Sutherlanddep10.18 amSutherlandarr6.43 pm
Kiamaarr12.34 pmSydney Terminalarr8.25 pm

Train timetable is subject to change at any time. Please be at the station at least 20 minutes before departure.

COVID-19 safety information

and handy hints

∅ All passengers will receive Cruise Express tickets on embarkation
♦  All passengers will be temperature checked before boarding
∅ All passengers will be assigned seats
♦  Strict onboard social distancing protocols will apply to minimise movement about the train
√ We recommend activating the COVIDSafe App before departure

For more handy hints and more information:

Kiama Day Train March 2021

Book online or call 1300 766 537

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*Full payment is required at the time of reservation and is non-refundable. Tickets are valid only for the passenger they have been issued to and are NOT transferable. By booking this tour you agree to follow all advice and directions by onboard staff in relation to social distancing, onboard sanitation and safety protocols. Cruise Express and The Picnic Train staff reserve the right to disembark passengers from the train for not adhering to these conditions. Any passenger found to be unfit for travel or considered a COVID-19 risk will be denied boarding. If any passenger is found to be unwell during the journey they may be isolated and disembarked at the first available station. In such instance there will be no refund. Non compliance with any or all of the conditions may constitute an offence under the NSW Public Health Order 2021. Any passenger displaying rude or abusive behaviour for any reason to staff or other passengers will be disembarked at the first available station. Should the train be unable to operate, a refund minus a $25 per person administration fee will be offered. The steam locomotive and carriages are subject to change at any time prior to departure without notice. Should steam not be able to operate a diesel locomotive may be substituted. This tour is operated by Sydney Rail Services as The Picnic Train and is not a Cruise Express chartered rail journey.

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