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27 April: A Single-Day Slow Rail Journey to the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival in Seymour

Join our annual Single Day Slow Rail Journey to Seymour attending the renound Tastes of the Goulburn Festival. Travel by heritage train from Melbourne to Seymour with ample time to enjoy the pre-eminant food and wine festival in one of the most productive regions of Australia.

Gold Class adult tickets from $125 / person, Platinum Class, including breakfast at the historic Savoy Hotel, from $185. Rail-only fares, with no access to the festival, from $90.

Travel with Seven-O-Seven Operations on a day-long Slow Rail Journey from Melbourne to Seymour to attend the acclaimed Tastes of the Goulburn Festival.

Depart Melbourne, passing through the northern suburbs before accelerating through Wallan toward the Great Dividing Range. Between Kilmore and Tallarook, relax in your comfortable seats as the train winds over the range before pulling into Seymour. Accessing the festival from the train could not be more convenient - be met on the platform by representatives of the festival, which lies just steps from the platform.

Goulburn Valley’s favourite food and wine festival hosted on the picturesque heritage-lined Station Street in Seymour. Discover new products and flavours. Sample gourmet produce and award-winning beer, cider, gin, spirits and wine. Meet producers and talk to winemakers. Be inspired by chef demonstrations. Learn how to use local ingredients in your own home kitchen. And kickback to toe-tapping tunes all at Tastes of the Goulburn.

The rivers and ranges of the Goulburn Valley region in Central Victoria boast mild weather, sandy soils and abundant water. Our talented local growers, producers and makers make the most of these conditions to deliver gourmet food, award-winning wines, crisp ciders, unique craft beer, botanical gins and plenty more. In addition to the amazing food and wine on show, a variety of bands will provide music, along with entertainment for kids.

Our train will arrive in Seymour in time to allow you approximately 4 hours to explore the festival before returning to Melbourne.

For more about the Tastes of the Goulburn Festival, visit their website at

Join the Platinum Class for the ultimate Tastes of the Goulburn Experience.

Start the morning off with breakfast at the art-deco Savoy Hotel - a fitting way to start a great day out, with the building having hosted a hotel since Charles Alexander opened Australia's first hotel with en-suites and climate-controlled rooms in 1866.

After a leisurely breakfast, you will be escorted to Southern Cross Station to board the train and the first-class carriages that will transport you from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne to the multi-award-winning Tastes of the Goulburn Festival.

Upon arrival at the Festival, be escorted to the entrance where your ticket will allow you to taste and enjoy the afternoon before returning the the train for the journey home.

Gold Class service on our Tastes of the Goulburn train offers a relaxing rail journey to Seymore before entering the festival for a day of food, wine and music.

Mid-morning, make your way to Melbourne's Southern Cross Station to board the train and the carriages that will transport you from the hustle and bustle of Melbourne to one of Australia's most productive food bowls.

Gold Class Rail Only fares are also available, which include rail only with no access to the festival.


Our train will depart Melbourne mid-morning, arriving at Seymour before lunch. The return journey will depart mid-afternoon, arriving back in Melbourne well before dinner. Exact departure and arrival times are yet to be confirmed but will be provided as soon as possible.

Route Map

Onboard Facilities


Our train will feature Slow Rail Journeys Standard Gauge Carriages, hauled by either a V/Line N Class Locomotive or one of Seven-O-Seven Operations' heritage diesel locomotives.


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