Enjoy a fun morning amongst some of the most beautiful scenery in Victoria on this half-day Puffing Billy steam train tour!
Your day starts with pick-up from select Melbourne city hotels, or meet at the central meeting point at Federation Square. Once you leave Melbourne, the scenic journey begins as you drive through the lush forests of the Dandenong Ranges. You'll stop in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges to enjoy a morning tea of delicious homemade Devonshire Tea. Here you can also hand feed the colourful native bird life.
Next up is the historic Puffing Billy steam train ride! Be transported back in time as you voyage from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, enjoying stunning views of lush rainforest. Make sure to have your camera ready! At the end of the ride you'll visit the quaint village of Sassafras, renowned for its antiques and local crafts. Enjoy free time to wander and explore before it is time to head back to Melbourne.
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8:10 am Depart Melbourne by coach.
9:10 am Enjoy a delicious homemade Devonshire Tea – warm scones with jam and cream and tea or coffee.
10:20 am Ride the Puffing Billy Steam train.
11:25 am Visit the quaint village of Sassafras.
1:00 pm Return back to Melbourne by coach.
Pick-up from select Melbourne CBD hotels
Central meeting location: Federation Square, corner of Flinders and Russell Streets
Children aged 2-15 can occupy seats.
Infants aged 0-1 need to be held by adults.
This tour requires a minimum of 2 people to operate. In the event that your chosen date does not reach the minimum amount of required passengers, you can choose to take part in the activity on another day, or receive a full refund. Please note that the itinerary for this activity may vary due to weather and traffic conditions on the day.
For safety reasons, customers on the Puffing Billy steam train cannot put their legs out the side of the train. Currently there is no date on when this restriction will be removed.
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8:10 am
From Federation Square, Corner Flinders and Russell Streets or earlier from selected city hotels
Approximately 1:00 pm to Federation Square.
What to bring:
Enclosed walking shoes
Warm clothes in cooler months