Visit the model railway

Emerald Lake Park’s Model Railway is the largest working HO scale model (1:87) in the Southern Hemisphere, taking up an area of more than 200 square metres.

It features buttons for the kids to press and a fascinating miniature scene with:

  • more than 2,000m of track
  • 250 houses and buildings
  • 450 cars and trucks
  • 1,100 trees
  • 1,500 miniature people.

Enquiries: Rob and Janet Holtkamp on 5968 3455 or email

Entry costs

  • Children (3–15 years): $4
  • Children (under 3): free
  • Adults: $7
  • Concession: $5
  • Family ticket (2 adults, 2 children): $20

Group tours and special rates for large group bookings are available.

Open 7 days a week

Summer months: 11am–4pm

Winter months: 11am–2.30pm weekdays, 11am–4pm weekends and shool holidays

Closed Christmas Day