Cobden Miniature Railway     

& Mini Golf Park

(Jointly operated by the Rotary Club of Cobden & the South Western Model Engineers)

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Due to the global coronavirus pandemic the Cobden Miniature Railway Park will not be operating until further notice for public runs or private bookings.   This decision has been taken in the best interests of the general public and of our own members.   We hope you understand this change in our normal operations, and that we see you once the situation has returned to normal. 

Cobden Miniature Railway Park Operating Times

Cobden Miniature Railway Park provides miniature train rides, 18 hole Mini Golf, canteen, children's playground and barbecue facilities.

The Park is open to the general public on the third Sunday of every month, as well as all Sundays during school holidays.   Please note that the Park is not open on Sundays of long weekends unless these fall in school holidays.

Opening hours are from 11am to 4pm.    See pictures of recent runs here...

Train rides last approximately 10 minutes, leaving as required, and cost $2.50 each for adults and children over 2 years old.

Total track length is approximately 1.8km and includes an underpass and an overpass, trestle bridge, two tunnels and two stations.

Private bookings are available at most other times, apart from the months of June, July and August.

Bookings can be made by contacting 0491 720 534 or by email at

You can download our latest brochure here

Location:   Graylands Street, Cobden, 3266.    Please use "Zoom" +/- controls on map below to adjust the scale to suit your needs.  

History of the Park

The Cobden Miniature Railway and Mini Golf Park has been established for over 15 years. Site works commenced in February 1994 and the Park was officially opened in June 1994 for its first public run.

It is on the old Cobden Racecourse reserve, and parts of the old running rail from the racecourse can still be seen.

Much of the original racecourse is now occupied by public activities - the Cobden Miniature Railway and Mini Golf Park, the Cobden Pioneer Dairy Park which is also home to the Cobden Historical Society, the Cobden Go-Kart Club, the South Western Restoration Restoration Group, and the Cobden Airport.

New Years Eve Family Night

A Family Night is organised each year on New Year's Eve.

This is not the "old" New Year's Eve Fireworks Spectacular which was held for 20 years.  

What this event offers are -

  • no entry charge simply pay as you go
  • train rides from 5pm until late
  • mini golf from 5pm until late
  • hot and cold drink vendors on site - tea, coffee, milk shakes, soft drinks
  • BBQ vendor on site
  • free parking
  • EFTPOS available
  • Disabled parking is also available.

Click on the New Year's Eve button above to access the latest information.

Updated 23 March 2020