Day Tours

Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

1 day | Melbourne Return

Travel Period

Discover the delights of the Dandenong Ranges. Start off with a traditional Devonshire Tea. Next up, you’re in for some fun with a ride on the Puffing Billy Steam Train. Then get up close to native Australian animals at Healesville Sanctuary. Meet koalas, kangaroos, echidnas, wombats and be sure to join one of the free Keeper Talks held throughout the day.

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Departs

Daily 8.10am from Federation Square, cnr of Flinders & Russell Streets


Returns

5.30pm approximately

Prices From Code: K15

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

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

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Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.
Prices above are in USD, for departures between 1 April 2021 - 31 March 2022
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Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


Itinerary



Dandenong Ranges - Travel through enchanting, lush rainforest of Mountain Ash trees.

Grants on Sherbrooke - Arrive at a haven in the wilderness for a morning break.

Devonshire Tea - Enjoy homemade scones, served with jam & cream and tea or coffee.

Birdlife - Be serenaded by the wonderful birdsong filling the valley.

Puffing Billy Steam Train - Ride the century-old train from Belgrave to Menzies Creek.

Sherbrooke Forest - Travel through picturesque forest and over an old trestle bridge.

Healesville Sanctuary - Visit this internationally renowned park, known for saving endangered Australian species.

Guided walk - A volunteer guide will escort you through the Koala Forest and Kangaroo Country.

Native animals - See dingoes, echidnas, emus, wombats and join the Keeper Talks including ‘Spirits of the Sky’ and ‘Tales from Platypus Creek'.

Please note: This itinerary may be subject to change.

Prices above may vary according to your departure date.


Trip Details

What's included

  • • Devonshire Tea
  • • Entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary
  • • Experienced Driver Guide
  • • Comprehensive commentary
  • • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

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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