“We enjoyed the tour. The bus driver provided an excellent commentary, the ride on Puffing Billy was great fun, the wine tasting and lunch at Fergusson's Winery and Restaurant was delicious and the wine tasting at Rochford Wines was even better. ...Allan A., United Kingdom – See more reviews
What To Expect
Ride on Puffing Billy, Australia's most notable narrow gauge railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges, with Bellbirds and Kookaburras echoing the steam train's whistle.
Travel through the richness of the Yarra Valley - a pastoral experience of farms and vineyards, haystacks and wine grapes. Taste Yarra Valley wines at Fergusson's Winery and Restaurant and enjoy a sumptuous lunch. Enjoy tastings at Rochford Wines and a guided tour and tasting at Dominique Portet.
Visit Sherbrooke Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalyptus, kookaburras and bellbirds
Share Bush Billy tea with the locals...colourful crimson rosellas and king parrots! (opportunity to hand feed with seed provided)
Ride through the forest from Belgrave on Puffing Billy steam train - an original steam locomotive
Enjoy a delicious spit roast winery lunch with a glass of wine as guests of Louise Fergusson (Asian cuisine and vegetarian meals also available)
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery - enjoy a tasting at the chocolaterie and observe the chocolatiers at work
Pass through the township of Healesville - set amidst mountain bushland
Visit Rochford Wines - beautifully designed and a dynamic winery renowned for hosting high calibre concerts
Sample a variety from Rochford's award winning wines
Visit Dominique Portet - a boutique family owned winery now in their tenth generation as wine makers and continuing to respect their French tradition
Take a vineyard, bottling or vintage tour (depending on the activity of the winery)
Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)
Historic Steam Train Ride
Aussie Style Bush Billy Tea
Lunch/Wine Tasting at Fergusson's
Wine Tasting at Rochford Winery
Wine Tasting/Tour at Dominique Portet
Tips and gratuities
*The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.
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9 hours and 10 minutes