Tour Code: AT-6PB

Operates: Tues, Thurs, Sat

Departs:  Melbourne 7:45am (approx)

Returns:  Melbourne 1:00pm (approx)

$120A – $95C

Terms & Conditions

  • Devonshire Morning Tea
  •  Historic Steam Train Ride (from Belgrave to Menzies Creek)
  • Knowledgeable Tour Guide with Commentary
  • Inner City Hotel Pick Ups
  • Modern Air Conditioned Luxury Coach

PUFFING BILLY & DANDENONG FOREST

1/2 DAY TOUR 

$120 Adults – $95 Children

Take a short ½ day break from the cosmopolitan city life.  Ride this century-old steam train, through some of the most picturesque landscape Victoria has to offer.

 

  • HISTORICAL STEAM TRAIN RIDE

  • DANDENONG MOUNTAIN RANGES

  • MORNING TEA IN SHERBROOKE FOREST

  • AUSTRALIAN BIRDS, GREAT PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

  • SASSAFRAS RAINFOREST & MENZIES CREEK

  • 1/2 DAY ACTIVITY THROUGH MELBOURNE’S EASTERN SUBURBS

1/2 Day Tour

Journey east of Melbourne through the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges.  Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train track hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest.  This region is home to the famous Puffing Billy Railway, numerous arts and craft stores and café’s offering delicious homemade product.

Itinerary:

  • Ride on the world famous historic stream train Puffing Billy through the breath-taking Dandenong Mountains
  • Journey through the lush rainforest of giant Mountain Ash trees, rolling hills, fern gully valleys.
  • Childhood dreams relived, as you dangle your arms and legs out of this specifically designed open carriage colonial stream train.
  • Relax in the enchanted scenery of Sherbrooke forest whilst you enjoy a traditional Devonshire tea with homemade scones.
  • Get up close and personal with the most colourful Australian birds, if you’re brave you can hand-feed them to capture that perfect photo opportunity.
  • Sunscreen
  • Water Bottle
  • Hat & Sunglasses
  • Warm clothes
  • Windbreaker
  • Camera
  • Comfortable walking shoes

Novotol St.Kilda, 16 The Esplanade St. Kilda @ 06:40am

YHA Melbourne Metro, Cnr Howard St & Courtney St @ 07:00am

Ibis Swanston St (formerly Tune Hotel), 609 Swanston St @ 07:00am

Travelodge Docklands, 66 Aurora Lane, Docklands @ 07:05am

Atlantis Hotel, 300 Spencer St, Melbourne @ 07:10am

Sofitel On Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne @ 07:10am

Langham Hotel, 1 Southgate Ave, Southbank @ 07:10am

Miami Hotel, 13 Hawke St, North Melbourne @ 07:10am

Windsor Hotel, 111 Spring St, Melbourne @ 07:15am

Vibe Savoy, 630 Little Collins St (stand on corner) @ 07:15am

Radisson Hotel, 380 William St, Melbourne @ 07:15am

Holiday Inn, 575 Flinders Lane, near Spencer St Melbourne @ 07:20am

Rydges Melbourne, 186 Exhibition St, Melbourne @ 07:20am

Crown Metropol, 8 Whiteman St, Southbank @ 07:20am

King Street Backpackers, 197 Kings St, cnr Lt. Bourke @ 07:25am

Ibis on Therry, 15 Therry St, Melbourne @ 07:30am

Mercure Welcome, 265 Lt. Bourke St, Melbourne @ 07:30am

Mantra on Russell, 222 Russell St, Melbourne @ 07:40am

Federation Square East – Russell Ct. (near Russell & Flinders St) @ 07:45am

Adult Fares

$120
  • 1/2 Day Puffing Billy & Dandenong Forest Tour
  • Adult Fare Prices apply from 13yrs old and above
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Child Fares

$95
  • 1/2 Day Puffing Billy & Dandenong Forest Tour
  • Child Fare Prices apply from 4 to 12yrs old
  • Infants not included
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