Event Description

‘Pop’ on board!

‘Pop’ on board a train ride adventure with Thomas the Tank Engine! Day Out With Thomas: Bubble Tour is rolling into the station on May 4 – 5 and 10 – 12, 2024, with loads of bubble themed games and activities! Enjoy live entertainment, photo ops, the exclusive gift shop, lawn games and so much more. Take a real train ride with Thomas and spend the day creating memories for the whole family.

Dates: May 4, 5, 10, 11 and 12, 2024

Saturdays and Sundays Event Time: 9 am – 5:15 pm (Front gates open at 8:30 am)

Friday Event Time: 9 am – 3:15 pm (Front gates open at 8:30 am)

General Admission (Ages 1+): $29.95 plus GST

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The Debut of The Nightingale Accessible Railcar at Day Out With Thomas

On Friday, May 10, the Nightingale Accessible Railcar will make its Day Out With Thomas debut! The Nightingale has eight wheelchair spaces, and seating for eight accessible guests or companions. The wheelchair spaces have benches that can fold down from the wall for additional accessible or companion seating if required. There is an accessible staircase, wheelchair lift and tie-downs for the wheelchairs. Also, a sensory-friendly program makes the Friday, May 10 date more enjoyable for guests with autism spectrum disorders, learning disorders, high anxiety, and dementia. There will be no train whistles, event soundtrack, or announcements. Safe spaces will be available for guests that need a sensory break.

Date: Friday, May 10, 2024

Time: 9 am – 3:15 pm

General Admission (Ages 1+): $29.95 plus GST

General Admission – Wheelchair, Accessible or Companion (Ages 1+): $29.95 plus GST

General Admission – Accessible or Companion (Ages 1+): $29.95 plus GST

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Important Train Ride Information

  • Saturdays and Sundays Train Ride Departure Times: 9:00 am, 9:40 am, 10:20 am, 11:00 am, 11:40 am, 12:20 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:40 pm, 2:20 pm, 3:00 pm, 3:40 pm and 4:20 pm
  • Friday Train Ride Departure Times: 9:00 am, 9:40 am, 10:20 am, 11:00 am, 11:40 am, 12:20 pm, 1:00 pm, 1:40 pm and 2:20 pm 
  • The walk from the front gate to the boarding area at Midnapore Station is approximately 15 minutesPlease allow enough time to arrive at Midnapore Station 30 minutes before train departure.  
  • Please arrive at least one hour before your train ride. If you have the 9 am train ride, please be ready at the front gates at 8:30 am and head directly to Midnapore Station.
  • Boarding will take place at Midnapore Station, which is the first station you will see after walking up the promenade.
  • All guests aged 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult (aged 18+) to ride the train. All guests aged 1 and up, including adults, must buy a Day Out With Thomas ticket to ride the train.
  • A shuttle bus will be available at the front gate to take guests to Midnapore Station. Guests in wheelchairs and with other mobility challenges will be prioritized. Strollers and wagons are not permitted on the bus for safety purposes. Day Out With Thomas will be busy, so please be patient while waiting for the bus!
  • In 2024, the Nightingale Accessible Railcar will make its Day Out With Thomas debut! The Nightingale will run exclusively on Friday, May 10, 2024. It has eight wheelchair spaces, and seating for eight accessible guests or companions. In wheelchair spaces, benches can fold down from the wall for additional  accessible or companion seating if required. The car has an accessible staircase, wheelchair lift and wheelchairs tie-downs.