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| BASE East Perth Rail Terminal, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
+61 1300 662 205
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Ride the Prospector to historic goldfields

The Prospector train is run by TransWA. Easy and helpful booking systems by phone. The 7 hour... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Perth, Australia
WA, bigger than most countries

Transwa operates and extensive coach and train service to regional Western Australia (WA). The... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2017
Jeffry B
Melbourne, Australia
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| BASE East Perth Rail Terminal, Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Perth CBD
+61 1300 662 205
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Prospector train is run by TransWA. Easy and helpful booking systems by phone. The 7 hour journey is fun and relaxing with Movies and other seatback entertainment. Rolling through the countryside makes a long ride but big comfortable seats and modern toilets. The staff...More

Thank PatfromPerth
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Transwa operates and extensive coach and train service to regional Western Australia (WA). The State is bigger than most countries. WA has two much loved train services -- the Australind to Bunbury and the Prospector to Kalgoorlie. There's also a train to Northam and Merredin....More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We enjoyed the train/bus trip to Walpole. The train and bus were clean and comfortable and the staff friendly On the return trip a car drove into the train. Fortunately no one was injured. The train driver were amazing staying calm and keeping passengers informed...More

Thank Pam D
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy travelling with these guys. They can drop you off & pick you up almost anywhere or close enough to wherever you wish to go... Very friendly service from booking to altering & enjoying your travel experience. I often use Transwa to take me...More

Thank Jo-anne B
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Caught the prospector to Kal, it was an hour late on the way up and was a lil late on the return. But overall I can't complain, it's nice not too drive, you can sit comfortably, watch movies, have a beer, wine or coffee and...More

1  Thank MarsinMandurah
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We were recently walking on the ape to cape track. We decided to catch the coach service from Margaret River to Augusta for the start of the trek and then catch the coach from Yallingup back to Margaret River when we finished the trek. The...More

Thank Matt K
Reviewed 28 December 2016

Travelled to Kalgoorlie and back on this train....seats were comfortable but that's were it stops....might be a good idea to let people know what to do ..where to stand to board....total chaos...glad I live in W.A. Totally ashamed for our overseas visitors....worst train ride ever...More

1  Thank MareeHyde
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Train was clean and tidy. The three Ladies who were staffed to take care of the passengers and seating arrangements were articulate, kind, caring and especially helpful and friendly. A request to move seats was prompt and accommodated. Excellent service and efficient way to travel...More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed 20 November 2016

We traveled the Prospector both ways and the Train Crew were always helpful and smiling. The in seat entertainment has many failures and is aged being installed in 2004. There was track work on the way to Kalgoorlie which delayed the arrival by 30 minutes....More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a pleasant trip as far as the scenery goes, and much nicer than being squeezed into the narrow seats of TransWA's buses. However there are a few irritants. Firstly, you're not allowed to get on and find your seat; instead you have to...More

1  Thank Tim R
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Dixie D
What are the times that the booking office is open on saturdays at bunbury train station
28 January 2017|
Response from Matt K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Dixie D, sorry I don't know the answer. Hopefully its on the Transwa web page. Regards