The Jack Tatum Memorial Picnic site is located within the area controlled by the Railway and is available for public bookings on Sundays. It is a large fenced area with a covered gazebo, nine picnic tables with bench seats and a gas BBQ. Power and water are available at the site. Your group will have exclusive use of this area between 9.30am – 4.30pm if a booking is made. Parking for two cars only is available inside the reserve and vehicle access in or out is not permitted between 10.45am – 1.30pm.
You can hire the train from 11.00 am, A minimum of one hour train time is required if hiring the Jack Tatum site. Your one hour may be taken in two 30 minute blocks if you wish and your train will leave from the Meadmore Junction Station which is accessed directly from the picnic site.
Cost of hiring the site is $750. This is comprised of $500 for one hour of train time, $250 for the use of the site. The site must be left clean, all rubbish removed and be no damage. The BBQ must be cleaned after use, we will provide cleaning materials. Portable BBQ’s are not permitted.
Where it is desired to bring any hired equipment or display into the Jack Tatum Picnic Reserve, eg, an animal nursery, etc, a Certificate of Currency for a minimum of $10 million Public Liability Insurance must be provided at least two weeks prior to the booking date. Jumping castles and pets are not permitted in the Jack Tatum Picnic Reserve
Please remember that Diamond Valley Railway is a smoke free zone. No smoking is permitted at any of our stations, in the Jack Tatum Reserve or anywhere else on the railway grounds.
THE JACK TATUM MEMORIAL PICNIC SITE
Site Cost: $250
Train Cost: $500/hour
Minimum 1 Hour Train Hire
PINE CREEK STATION
Site Cannot be Hired
Train Cost: $250/30 Mins
Minimum 30 Minutes Train Hire