Puffing Billy Heritage Steam Train Journey

Half Day Tour | Melbourne Return

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Code: K5


Adult i A person 16 years and over (note a person 16–17 years must be accompanied by a person 18 years and over).


Child i A child must be accompanied by a person 18 years+. Some tours have min. age requirement


Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Prices above are for departures between 1 April 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Half Day Tour

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Puffing Billy Heritage Steam Train Journey

Half Day Tour | Melbourne Return

Discover a natural haven in the Dandenong Ranges on board the Puffing Billy Steam Train. This century old train will take you through a thick forest of Mountain Ash trees. Indulge in a freshly-made Devonshire Tea and hand-feed native Australian birds.


Tue, Thu & Sat 8.10am
from Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets or earlier from selected city hotels


1.00pm approximately.
No hotel drop-offs.

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train ride (from Belgrave to Menzies Creek)
  • Devonshire Tea
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

This morning you are going to enjoy some good old fashioned fun amidst some of the most beautiful scenery in Victoria. With lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, the Puffing Billy Steam Train makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air while it makes its way through the temperate rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges. Step back in time while dangling your legs over the side of the carriage - a favourite activity for kids (and adults!). Don't forget to capture some amazing photos while the train travels over the historic Monbulk Creek Trestle Bridge!

  • As your luxury coach departs Melbourne, sit back and relax as we make your way to your first port of call in the Dandenong ranges
  • Enjoy the lush ferns and dense forests of these enchanting ranges
  • Enjoy a delicious homemade Devonshire Tea – warm scones with jam and cream and tea or coffee
  • Hand-feed Cockatoos and Crimson Rosella birds (seed provided)
  • Ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train, marvel at the towering mountain ash and beautiful gullies of Sherbrooke Forest and enjoy the spectacular views and lush rainforest settings
  • Visit the quaint village of Sassafras, renowned for its antiques and local crafts. Enjoy free time to wander and explore
  • Marvel at the rolling hills, steeply weathered valleys and gullies covered in thick temperate rainforest, predominantly tall Mountain Ash trees and dense ferny undergrowth

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.

What to Bring

  • Enclosed walking shoes
  • Sunglasses, hat, sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Warm layers in cooler months

Fitness Requirements

  • Low level of fitness required

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