Puffing Billy with VIP Wildlife Experience and Lunch

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Tasmanian Devil
Puffing Billy along Trestle Bridge
Puffing Billy along Trestle Bridge
Sherbrooke Forest
Puffing Billy
Sherbrooke Forest
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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. Plus, get a chance to experience an exclusive VIP wildlife meet and feed with one of Aussie's native animals!


  • Enjoy an exciting ride on the Puffing Billy

  • Discover Melbourne's eastern suburbs and share Bush Billy tea with the locals

  • Pass through quaint villages known for their restaurants, craft shops and beautiful gardens

  • Hand feed native birds and come face to face with a koala and a hairy nose wombat


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Departs From:
Meeting Point:
Federation Square East or hotel pick-up
9 hours
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 8:10 AM
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Travel through the richness of the Yarra Valley - a pastoral experience of farms and vineyards, haystacks and wine grapes. Taste Yarra Valley wines at Fergussons Winery and Restaurant and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.

Continue on to Healesville Sanctuary - a truly Australian experience where you can surround yourself with Australian wildlife - the curious Platypus, Koalas, Kangaroos, Wombats, Emus and more.


  • Visit Sherbrooke Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, 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 lunch as guests of Louise Fergusson (Vegetarian meals available)

  • Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - a sweet feast for the senses

  • Delight in complimentary chocolate tastings, displays of premium chocolates and observe European Chocolatiers at work

  • Visit Healesville Sanctuary - home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles in a natural bushland setting

  • Meet your expert guide for an exclusive VIP close-up experience and photo opportunity with one of Australia's native animals

  • Stroll through paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies

  • Witness the "Spirits of the Sky" demonstration - an awesome aerial display of the hunting skills as they dive and soar across the arena

  • Observe the underwater life of the platypus

  • Come face to face with a koala!

  • See dingoes, Tasmanian Devils, echidnas, snakes and goannas


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

  • Historic steam train ride

  • Entrance fee to Healesville Sanctuary

  • Exclusive VIP Wildlife Meet and Feed

  • Aussie style Bush Billy tea

  • Wine tasting and lunch at Fergussons Winery

  • Free use of WiFi on coach


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

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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