SteamRanger Teddy Bears Picnic Train | 11 May 2024

The SteamRanger experience for young families is back in May with the ‘Teddy Bears Picnic’ train.

The Teddy Bears Picnic train operates between Mount Barker and Strathalbyn, departing Mount Barker at 10am in the morning and returning in the afternoon around 3.30pm.  Pack your own picnic to enjoy at the Strathalbyn Station park or the amazing Strathalbyn Visitors Centre team will suggest some great local cafés or bakeries for you to visit.

This train service offers families the following:

  • Return steam train journey between Mt Barker and Strathalbyn
  • ‘Teddy Bear’s Picnic’ Badge for each child upon arrival at Mt Barker
  • Petting Farm (Strathalbyn) entry for each child
  • Face Painting for each child (Strathalbyn)
  • Children’s activity pack and balloon on return train


  • Return Fare (17 and over) $43
  • Child Return Fare (4 to 16) $29
  • Children under 4 free (but not allocated a seat)
  • Seniors Return Fare – $39
  • Family of Four Return Fare (2 Adults + 2 Children + 2 Teddy Bears) $28 each



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For more information and all enquiries visit the Steam Ranger Heritage Railway website.

What:  SteamRanger Teddy Bears Picnic Train

When:  Saturday 11 May 2024 | 10am – 3.30pm

Where:  Mt Barker Railway Station | Gawler St, Mt Barker (opposite Park ‘n’ Ride)

Who:  Everyone

Image Source: Steamranger Heritage Railway Facebook page


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