Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country in Style

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

Prices From

Code: K35

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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 2018 - 31 March 2019

Duration Full Day Tour

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Puffing Billy Steam Train & Wine Country in Style

Full Day Tour | Melbourne Return

Travel east of Melbourne to the beautiful Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy freshly-made Devonshire Tea at Grants on Sherbrooke and hand-feed Australian birds. Take a ride through the spectacular forest aboard the Puffing Billy Steam Train. In the Yarra Valley enjoy a delicious lunch (optional) at Rochford Winery. Visit two more Yarra Valley wineries for tasting and wine appreciation.

Departs

8.10am
Mon, Wed, Fri & Sun (Apr-Sep)
Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri, Sun (Oct-Mar)

from Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets or earlier from selected city hotels

Returns

5.30pm approximately

 

  • Puffing Billy Steam Train ride (from Belgrave to Menzies Creek)
  • Devonshire Tea
  • Tastings at Rochford Wines & 2 other boutique wineries
  • Experienced Driver Guide
  • Comprehensive commentary
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach

We’ll get your day started with a drive through Melbourne’s eastern suburbs and views of the Dandenong Ranges in the distance. Ride aboard Australia’s oldest steam train, the Puffing Billy (K35 & K35L). Meander through the scenic mountains and villages before visiting Rochford Wines. You’ll then be spoiled with some great Aussie wines and food for lunch (K35L) and go on to taste wines from some of Victoria’s leading wineries.

  • Drive through lovely Ferntree Gully to the Dandenong Ranges and Grants Reserve
  • En route visit beautiful Sherbrooke Forest, home to lyrebirds, Crimson Rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras
  • Enjoy the picturesque mountain villages dotted along the way and the spectacular views of Melbourne's skyline
  • Enjoy a delicious homemade Devonshire Tea – warm scones with jam and cream and tea or coffee
  • Ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a memorable journey on Australia's most notable narrow-gauge railway
  • Journey into the prosperous heart of picturesque wine country the Yarra Valley and enjoy your lunch break at a local winery
  • Enjoy lunch (add on K35L) and a glass of one of their superb regional wines at Rochford Wines
  • Tantalize your taste buds at another winery where you may sample and buy a selection of quality local wines
  • Visit a third winery to sample more delicious Australian wines
  • Enjoy the beautiful Victorian countryside exploring premium wineries

Make the most of your Day Tour with an Optional Add-On.

$40

pp

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

$20

pp

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

$40

pp

Concession i A holder of a valid concession card.

Rochford Winery Lunch add on

With breathtaking views of the Great Dividing Range, Rochford Winery in the heart of Victoria’s Yarra Valley is more than just a winery – it is a total experience! Unwind in the Café overlooking the vines from the alfresco courtyard. Enjoy a delicious two course lunch and sip on a glass of one of their top blends. You might also like to visit the cellar door for further tastings (own expense).

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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