Melbourne Puffing Billy Train Ride with Blue Dandenong Ranges

Well organised.Great coach driver-very pleasant and knowledgeable.The Dandenongs region is beautiful,the Puffing Billy was great and the town of Sassafras is well worth visiting.Highly recommend it!Lesley H., Australia – See more reviews
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Puffing Billy steam train on Trestle Bridge
Puffing Billy steam train on Trestle Bridge
Passengers on train
Passengers on train
Puffing Billy
Climb aboard the Puffing Billy steam train
Climb aboard the Puffing Billy steam train
Sherbrooke Forest
Sherbrooke Forest
Grants Cafe and Souvenir shop
Grants Cafe and Souvenir shop
Feeding the parrots at Grants Picnic Ground
Feeding the parrots at Grants Picnic Ground
Melbourne Puffing Billy Train Ride with Blue Dandenong Ranges - Picture 9
Melbourne Puffing Billy Train Ride with Blue Dandenong Ranges - Picture 10
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What To Expect

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

  • 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

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Melbourne
Departs From:
Melbourne
Meeting Point:
Federation Square East or hotel pick up
Duration:
4 hours and 30 minutes
Availability:
daily at 8:10 AM
Product Code:
2451
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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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

Includes

  • Hotel pick-up (View Hotel Pick-up list)*

  • Historic steam train ride

  • Aussie Bush Billy Tea

  • Free use of WiFi on coach

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Hotel drop off

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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 3 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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