Day Out With Thomas

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Following the incident on 6th March 2018 at School Road, Menzies Creek and pending the results of a full investigation, the practice of allowing passengers to sit on the carriage sides has been temporarily suspended.  We appreciate your understanding.


Thomas fans are invited to Gembrook's picturesque railway station to enjoy:

  • 35 minute train ride with Thomas, Percy and Diesel
  • The Imagination Station - play and create with Thomas and Friends
  • Jumping Castles
  • Animal Nursery
  • Photo opportunities with Thomas and Friends
  • - plus more FUN activities for all the family!

And a free personalised Junior Engineer Certificate!

Tickets include all activities, rides and a chance to shake hands with The Fat Controller.


Autumn 2018 Dates

Saturday 24 March
Sunday 25 March

Thomas will return again in Spring, date and tickets are realeased in July.

Train Times





Please note that the session time chosen at time of booking is also your train ride departure time.

Day out ticket prices:

$39 (4 years + and Adults)

$23 (1-3 years)

FREE (children under 1 year)

Incl. GST. No concessions apply

Make their day!

We suggest ticket holders arrive 45 minutes (or earlier) before your scheduled train departure.

For customers booked on the 2:00pm session, arrive 90 minutes prior to enjoy all the activities before your train ride - as the site closes at 3:30pm.

Please note: Gembrook Station is a closed site, access is for Day out with Thomas ticket holders. 
The event site is open from 9am-3:30pm


Before you arrive, discover Gembrook Station and Day out with Thomas event site.  site map

Pre booked train times are printed on the wristband receieved upon entry. Please allow 2-3 hours for your Day out with Thomas.

Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page for further details.
Day out with Thomas booking terms and conditions are available for review here.

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) 


Note: there is NO ON-SITE parking at Gembrook Station.

Please avoid street parking and utilise the space at:

Gembrook Primary School (GPS location: 50 Main St Gembrook)
Approx. 5 minute walk down to the Gembrook Station entrance.

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! Gift Vouchers must be redeemed prior to attending a Day out with Thomas. For further details please contact our Customer Service Centre on (03) 9757 0700 or Purchase Online.

Buy Gift Voucher

Day out with Thomas Spring 2018 dates are: 20 | 21, 27 | 28 October and 10 | 11, and 17 | 18 November.




Day Out With Thomas™ Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends™ Based on the Railway Series by The Reverend W. Awdry. ©2018 Gullane (Thomas) ©2018 HIT Entertainment Limited