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Melbourne Puffing Billy Train Ride with Blue Dandenong Ranges

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Ride the Puffing Billy Railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges with Bellbirds and Kookaburras echoing the steam train's whistle. Take in the beauty of Sherbrooke Forest and visit the quaint mountain village of Sassafras.

Highlights
  • Visit the quaint mountain village of Sassafras
  • See Melbourne's eastern suburbs
  • Enjoy a ride on Australia's most notable railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges
  • Pass through quaint villages known for their restaurants, craft shops and beautiful gardens

Description

Ride on Australia's most notable narrow gauge railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges with bellbirds and kookaburras echoing the steam train's whistle. Take in the beauty of Sherbrooke Forest and visit the quaint mountain village of Sassafras.

Highlights

  • The Dandenong Ranges National Park - home of the lyrebird, superb traditional gardens and towering mountain ash forests

  • Visit Sherbrook Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds

  • Meet the locals at Grants Picnic Ground ... colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! (opportunity to hand feed)

  • Enjoy a delicious morning Aussie Bush Billy tea with lamingtons, vegemite and crackers

  • Ride through the forest from Belgrave on Puffing Billy steam train - an original steam locomotive

  • Visit Sassafras known for its local craft and antiques

Please Note

  • *The Intercontinental Hotel pick-up/join in will be at the Collins Street entrance, and will no longer be at the Flinders Lane.

  • Children below 4 years old are free of charge, provided they do not occupy a seat.

Includes

  • Puffing Billy Railway steam train ride

  • Aussie Bush Billy Tea

  • Free use of WiFi on coach
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Melbourne Puffing Billy Train Ride with Blue Dandenong Ranges

Duration: 5 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Puffing Billy Railway steam train ride / Aussie Bush Billy Tea / Free use of WiFi on coach

We love the tour and tour guide! Wonderful trip! Will recommend to all.

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Schedule

  • 08:10-06:40

    Pick-up from Melbourne Hotels or Check-in at Federation Square East

  • See Melbourne's Eastern Suburbs and Dandenong Ranges National Park

    Take a scenic ride to Melbourne's eastern suburbs on your way to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges National Park. See various protected wildlife such as the lyrebird and marvel at well-kept gardens surrounded by massive mountain ash forests.

  • Sherbrook Forest and Grants Picnic Ground

    See tall eucalyptus, kookaburras and bellbirds with a visit to Sherbrook Forest. Meet the local birds at Grants Picnic Ground and have the opportunity to feed colorful crimson rosellas and king parrots! Enjoy a local favorite, Aussie-style tea with lamingtons, vegemite and crackers.

  • Puffing Billy Train Ride

    Ride from Belgrave on Puffing Billy, the famous steam locomotive. Dangle your feet over the side of the carriage and enjoy views of the forest and the scenic Menzies Creek!

  • Panoramic Coach Tour of City Outskirts

    Take a tour of the city outskirts as you pass through quaint villages. At each small town you can find specialty restaurants, craft shops or even beautiful gardens. Pay a visit to Sassafras, known for its local crafts and antiques.

  • 13:00

    Drop-off at Federation Square East

  • (For Check-In) Federation Square East (Federation Square‎ Flinders St Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia) Time: 08:10:00

  • (For Check-Out) Federation Square East (Federation Square‎ Flinders St Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia) Time: 13:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Federation Square East (Federation Square‎ Flinders St Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia) Time: 08:10:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Federation Square East (Federation Square‎ Flinders St Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia) Time: 13:00:00

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Notes

Requirement(s) - Others
  • Please call the activity provider 24 hours before your activity to reconfirm your booking. Your voucher has the necessary contact information listed.

Additional Note(s)
  • Children three (3) years old and under are free, but will need to sit on a parent or guardian's lap if there are no available seats.

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Reviews

We love the tour and tour guide! Wonderful trip! Will recommend to all.

Serina

Great trip ,very friendly and knowledgeable driver. Highly recommended.

Kathryn

Our driver was excellent, he was very knowledgeable about the area, it was a very wet day but we still enjoyed the trip.

Mary

Well organised.Great coach driver-very pleasant and knowledgeable.The Dandenongs region is beautiful,the Puffing Billy was great a...nd the town of Sassafras is well worth visiting.Highly recommend it! more

Lesley

The guide was very friendly and made the trip that much more awesome!

Joyce Abigayle

Despite the summer heat, the hills were refreshing. The scent of smoke coming from a locomotive train made my heart skip a beat. O...n top of that, the conductor and staff were amazing!

I really recommend this tour. In fact, I'd like to go for a longer ride next time.

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Japanese

Grant's Picnic ground was good.
Gray Line driver - Darryl was very good

Donald

This was a lovely informative tour/taster of the Dandenong Ranges. Loved Puffing Billy. Would have loved more time in Sassafras t...o support the local businesses of the area. more

Jennifer

Enjoyed the morning trip. The Coach Driver was very friendly & had great knowledge of the local area to share. He made the tri...p all the more enjoyable.
I just wish that we had known about the longer day trip.....I think it would hve be lovely to do.
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  • Any cancellations made within 1 business days of your activity (after 08:10:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

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