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DAY OUT WITH THOMAS returns this Spring.
A new & exciting adventure at GEMBROOK!


Gembrook's picturesque railway station invites your family to enjoy:

  • 35 minute return train ride with Thomas, Percy and Diesel;
  • The Imagination Station - play and create with Thomas and Friends;
  • Jumping Castles;
  • Animal Nursery;
  • Thomas Movie House;
  • Rides on the Bulgy Bus; and 
  • Photo opportunities with Thomas and Friends.
Day out with Thomas at GEMBROOK
Animal Nursery at Gembrook Day Out With Thomas
Meet the Fat Controller at Day Out With Thomas
Jumping Castle at Day Out With Thomas

Day out with Thomas at GEMBROOK TICKET PRICES

Children 4yrs + and Adults - $35
Children 1-3 yrs - $20
Children Under 1 - FREE 

No concession fares apply


Tickets include all activities and rides, a chance to shake hands with The Fat Controller and a take home Junior Engineer Certificate! 


  • Saturday 15 October
  • Sunday 16 October
  • Saturday 22 October
  • Sunday 23 October


  • Saturday 5 November
  • Sunday 6 November
  • Saturday 12 November
  • Sunday 13 November


  • 10:00am
  • 11:20am
  • 12:40pm
  •   2:00pm

Please note that your session time needs to be selected at time of booking, and this is also your train ride departure time.

Make their day!

Arrive 45 minutes (or earlier) before your scheduled train departure, to collect your Thomas wristband and for the chance to WIN $50 voucher in the Gembrook Station retail shop!

We advise customers booking the 2.00pm session to arrive 90 minutes prior, to enjoy all the activities before your train ride as the site closes at 3.30pm.



Booking Terms and Conditions.


passengers with special needs

Passengers with wheelchair requirements: Please book via Puffing Billy's Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700 or during weekday office hours, so that we can best assist with your needs.


Facilities include:

  • Gift Shop selling Thomas the Tank Engine merchandise
  • Hot and cold snacks and refreshments to purchase
  • Onsite toilets and baby change area
  • Wheelchair and pram friendly site

Day Out With Thomas takes place at the Gembrook Puffing Billy Railway Station - NOT Belgrave where most other Puffing Billy departures commence.

ADDRESS: Main Road, Gembrook 3783

(Road Number C412 - Melway Ref 312 K10) 

event site map

Explore the Day out with Thomas site before you arrive with the event map. 

Site Map

The site is open from 9am – 3:30pm. Scheduled train time are printed on the wristband receieved upon entry. Please allow 3-4 hours for your Day out with Thomas.


Note: there is NO ON-SITE parking at Gembrook Station.
Parking is available at the Gembrook Primary School and Gembrook Community Centre at the cost of $5 per vehicle.
From there, it is an approximately 5 minute walk to the Gembrook Railway Station.
Please ensure you park your car at least 45 minutes prior to your train departure time.

gift certificates

Day out with Thomas gift vouchers are available and make an ideal birthday or Christmas present! For further details please contact our Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700 or Purchase Online.

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Day Out With Thomas™ Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. ©2016 Gullane (Thomas) ©2016 HIT Entertainment Limited