PUFFING BILLY HERITAGE STEAM TRAIN JOURNEY HALF DAY
|TOUR OPERATES||Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday|
|TOUR DEPARTS||8:10 AM from Federation Square|
|TOUR RETURNS||Approximately 1:00 PM|
We only work with high quality, experienced and reliable tour operators. You will receive information about the operator of this tour in a confirmation email once you have completed your reservation.
Enjoy a fun trip back in time aboard the original steam train, Puffing Billy, as it puffs its way through the stunning scenery of the Dandenong Ranges.
The Dandenong Ranges, located approximately 35kms east of Melbourne are heavily populated with towering Mountain Ash Trees and lush tree ferns. The Dandenong Ranges rise to an approximate height of 630 meters, and consist of a variety of cascading waterfalls, rolling hills and steep valleys. The Dandenong Ranges is the home of the famous Puffing Billy Steam Train, as well as many cafes and arts and craft stores.
Enjoy a complimentary Devonshire Tea and Homemade Scones at Grants on Sherbrooke, situated in the centre of the Dandenong Mountains Birdlife dominates Grants on Sherbrooke, as the area is known as a paradise for birds. At Grants on Sherbrook, guests will have the opportunity to hand feed native birds such as the Crimson Rosella, Sulphur Crested Cockatoo and Pink Chested Galah. There are several photo opportunities which await you!
Belgrave is the home of the Puffing Billy Day Tour. Running from Belgrave to Menzies, The Puffing Billy Steam Train is over a century old and one of the most prestigious steam railways in the world. The Train consists of open-sided carriages, which are ideal for appreciating the stunning views of the Puffing Billy Day Tour along the way.
Once the Train has arrived at Menzies Creek, the tour continues in Sassafras. In Sassafras, you will have the opportunity to travel through stunning thick rainforests, which accommodate a range of wildlife including Wallabies and Lyre Birds. The town has a few antique and craft shops, from which you may like to purchase a souvenir to treasure! From here we return to Melbourne with after a fun day experiencing the journey of the Puffing Billy Day Tour.
Hotel pick-ups are available from the designated location listed below.
Please note: the times listed below are an approximate time of pick-up, the exact time will be shown on your confirmation email.
|Adina Apartment Hotel St Kilda||157 Fitzroy St, St Kilda||6:40am|
|Adina Melbourne||189 Queen Street, Melbourne||7:25am|
|Atlantis Hotel||300 Spencer Street, Melbourne||7:15am|
|Como Hotel||630 Chapel St, South Yarra||6:50am|
|Crown Metropol||8 Whiteman Street, Melbourne||7:20am|
|Crown Promenade||Queensbridge St and Whiteman St, Melbourne||7:15am|
|Crown Towers||8 Whiteman St Melbourne (Attrium Entrance)||7:20am|
|Crowne Plaza Hotel||1-5 Spencer St, Melbourne||7:25am|
|Federation Square||Cnr of Russell St and Flinders St, Melbourne||7:45am|
|Holiday Inn Flinders Street||575 Flinders Lane, Melbourne||7:30am|
|Ibis Hotel Therry Street||15-21 Therry Street, Melbourne||7:30am|
|Ibis Swanston||609 Swanston St, Carlton||7:00am|
|Intercontinental Melbourne The Rialto||495 Collins St Melbourne||7:35am|
|Langham Hotel||1 Southgate Avenue, Southbank||7:10am|
|Mantra on Russell||222 Russell Street, Melbourne||7:40am|
|Melbourne Marriot Hotel||Cnr Lonsdale and Exhibition St||7:30am|
|Melbourne Short Stay Apartments||187 City Rd, Southbank||7:10am|
|Mercure Grand on Swanston||195 Swanston St, Melbourne||7:35am|
|Mercure Pullman Albert Park||65 Queens Road, Melbourne||6:55am|
|Mercure Welcome||265 Little Bourke St, Melbourne||7:35am|
|Novotel on Collins||270 Collins Street, Melbourne||7:35am|
|Oaks on Market||60 Market St, Melbourne||7:35am|
|Pan Pacific (was Hilton)||2 Convention Centre Place, Melbourne||7:00am|
|Park Hyatt||1 Parliament Place, Melbourne||7:25am|
|Pullman on the Park||192 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne||7:05am|
|Radisson on Flagstaff||380 William Street, Melbourne||7:15am|
|Sofitel||27 Collins Street Melbourne||7:15am|
|Travelodge Docklands||66 Aurora Lane Docklands||7:05am|
|The Savoy Hotel on Little Collins||630 Little Collins Street Melbourne||7:10am|
|Windsor Hotel||111 Spring Street Melbourne||7:20am|