• Half A Day Duration
  • English
  • Free Cancellation 11 Days Before Use
  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Pick Up Only
  • No Meals Included

Puffing Billy Steam Train Half Day Tour (K5)

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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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Assembling arrangement:
  • Pick-ups are available for Melbourne CBD hotels, please enter your hotel name when booking.

  • If pick-up is not available from your hotel, please make your way to a nearby pick-up location listed on the booking form.

  • Please wait outside your hotel/pick-up location at least 10 minutes in advance of your scheduled pick-up time.

  • As this is a shared transfer, there may be unforeseen delays along the pick-up or drop-off route.

For self-drive customers:

Meeting point: Federation Square, corner of Flinders and Russell Streets

  • Child ticket: Ages 2 - 15 years

  • Infants aged 0 - 1 can take part in this tour for free, and 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.

  • Tour times: departs at 8:10 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and returns to Federation Square at approximately 1:00 pm

What to bring:

  • Enclosed walking shoes

  • Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Hat

  • Water bottle

  • Warm clothes in cooler months

How to Use
Booking information:
  • Upon booking this product, you will receive confirmation in the form of a tour voucher.
  • Please present the voucher on your mobile device on the day of the tour.
  • The supplier's contact details are included on the tour voucher.

Cancellation rules:
  • Full refunds will be issued for cancellation or revision made at least 11 days before use.
  • 50% payment fee will be charged for cancellation or revision made at 6-10 days before use.
  • No cancellation or revision within 5 days before use.
  • If you do not show up at the required time, you will be considered to have forfeited your booking and will not be entitled to a refund.
  • Q:What can I explore during my train journey?
    A:Hi there, thanks for your question. Your 30 minute ride will take you through the gorgeous Sherbrooke Forest and over an old trestle bridge. On your way through thick rainforest, keep an eye out for Lyre Birds and wallabies! If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Cynthia
  • Q:How long will the train take per ride? Will I have free time to stroll on my own?
    A:Hi there, thanks for your question. Your ride will take approximately 30 minutes. At the end of the ride you'll have some free time to explore the quaint village of Sassafras, renowned for its antiques and local crafts. If you have any other questions, please send us an email at service@kootrip.com. Kind regards, Cynthia

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