Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

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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 for departures between 1 April 2019 - 31 March 2020

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Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

Full Day Tour | Melbourne | Travel Period: 1 Apr 2019 – 31 Mar 2020

Discover the delights of the Dandenong Ranges. Start off with a traditional Devonshire Tea, followed by the chance to hand-feed the colourful bird life. Next up, you’re in for some fun with a ride on the Puffing Billy Steam Train. Then get up close to Aussie animals and birds at Healesville Sanctuary. Meet koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and numerous native bird varieties!

Victorian Tourism Awards Bronze Winner

Departs

Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri (Oct-Mar)
Sun, Mon, Wed & Fri (Apr-Sep)
8.10am from Federation Square, Melbourne,
cnr of Flinders & Russell Streets (earlier from your hotel

Returns

5.30pm approximately

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

• Travel through the lush ferns and dense forests of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges
• At Grants on Sherbrooke, enjoy a delicious traditional Devonshire Tea of scones served warm with jam and cream, and tea or coffee served in china cups. Plus, there's crackers with Vegemite for those brave enough to try!
• Before you leave, you can hand-feed some of the most striking Australian birds such as the colourful Crimson Rosella, Sulphur-crested Cockatoo and Pink-chested Galah (seed provided)
• Ride the century-old Puffing Billy Steam Train on the 30-minute ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek. View the towering Mountain Ash trees and beautiful gullies of Sherbrooke Forest
• Get ready to meet a group of furry friends at Australia’s premier wildlife and nature sanctuary, Healesville, home to mammals and reptiles and over 200 varieties of native birds
• Every Sunday, you can learn about the local Wurundjeri Aboriginal people. Hear of their culture, traditions and stories of the Dreamtime. Listen to the sounds of the didgeridoo and be amazed at their mastery making that Boomerang really fly!
• Lunch is available to purchase at one of three cafés at Healesville Sanctuary
• A volunteer guide will escort you among Australia’s unique birds and animals in a natural bushland setting
• You can experience ‘Kangaroo Country’, the ‘Spirits of the Sky’ show and ‘Tales from Platypus Creek’

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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