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Christmas in Canberra

This December experience Canberra’s biggest Christmas extravaganza at the Canberra Miniature Railway, Jerrabomberra Avenue, Symonston.

Ticket includes:-

Entry to the Christmas in Canberra in Extravaganza

Amazing lighting displays

Unlimited rides on the Miniature Trains

A visit to Santa’s Grotto to meet Santa Claus

A huge Bouncy Slide for the kids

Live entertainment on the main stage

and much, much more.

For further information on tickets and running times Please click on the link below.



Come one, Come all to our last public running day for 2018..

There are plenty of party spots left so come along and make a day of it.  

To book please call 1300 731 954

to reserve your table

Bring the kids along and enjoy a ride on the miniature railway

TRAIN RIDES: $3 PER RIDE Eftpos facilities will be available 


Canteen facilities WILL be available.



How to find us

The Canberra Miniature Railway is located at the far southern end of Jerrabomberra Avenue in Symonston adjacent to the Monaro Highway.  Access is from Jerrabomberra Avenue, past the Greyhound club and the Dog Training Club.  Through to double iron gates and the entrance can be found on the left hand side approximately 3/4 Kilometre past the gates.  Signs will be posted on Monaro Highway Northbound before off ramp to Hindmarsh Avenue, Monaro Highway Southbound before off ramp to Hindmarsh Avenue, junction of Hindmarsh Avenue and Jerrabomberra Avenue, at Double gates and at the entrance to the site.

Parking will be controlled by parking attendants on the day.

 Our website is currently under-going a major update to reflect the new site and will contain information about who we are, what we do, our public running days (train rides), our birthday parties, and how you can be involved.

The Society is a not for profit organisation who operate the Canberra Miniature Railway (CMR) as a service to the community.