Puffing Billy Yarra Valley Tour

Melbourne

7:45am - 5:30pm

$175

The Deal

Ride the world famous century-old steam train through the most picturesque landscapes, with a relaxing afternoon drinking wine on our Puffing Billy Yarra Valley Tour. Journey east of Melbourne through the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train track hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest. This region is home to the famous Puffing Billy Railway, numerous arts and craft stores and café’s offering a delicious homemade product. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a spectacular Yarra Valley backdrop whilst sipping premium locally grown wines. Such as famously known Dominique Portet, Yering Farm and Rochford Wines.

 

  • Historical Steam Train Ride aboard Puffing Billy

  • Ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek

  • Enjoy Devonshire tea & scones in Sherbrooke forest

  • Explore Dandenong Ranges National park

  • Take close up photos of Australian wild birds at Kallista

  • Spend the Afternoon exploring the Yarra Valley Wine Region

  • Wine tour through 3 local wineries with tastings

  • Operates Mon, Weds, Fri & Sun.

  • Wifi on board

  • Hotel Pick up & Drop off

  • Morning Tea + Scones

  • All Entry fees included

  • Train Fare Puffing Billy

  • 35 guests Average Group size

 

Pricing:

Adults 18+: $175

 

Departure Point:

Hotel Pick Up or Meet at: 7:45am Federation Square CNR RUSSELL COURT & FLINDERS ST

7:05 Travelodge Docklands 66 AURORA LANE

7:10 Langham Hotel 1 SOUTHGATE AVE

7:10 Vibe Savoy 630 LITTLE COLLINS ST (stand on corner)

7:15 Atlantis Hotel 300 SPENCER ST

7:15 Sofitel On Collins 25 COLLINS ST

7:15 Crown Promenade 8 WHITEMAN ST

7:15 Radisson on Flagstaff 380 WILLIAM ST

7:20 Windsor Hotel 111 SPRING ST

7:30 Ibis on Therry 15 THERRY ST

7:30 Holiday Inn 575 FLINDERS LANE, CNR SPENCER ST

7:30 Marriott Hotel cnr LONSDALE ST & EXHIBITION ST

7:30 Ibis on Therry 15 THERRY STREET

7:35 Mercure Welcome 265 LT. BOURKE STREET

7:40 Mantra on Russell 222 RUSSELL ST

7:45 Federation Square East  CNR RUSSELL COURT & FLINDERS ST

 

Departure Time:

7:45 AM 

 

Return Details:

5:30 PM

The Itinerary

Journey east of Melbourne through the beautiful low mountain range on our Puffing Billy Yarra Valley Wine Tour. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train track hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest. This region is home to the famous Puffing Billy Railway, numerous arts and craft stores and café’s offering a delicious homemade product. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a spectacular Yarra Valley backdrop whilst sipping premium locally grown wines. Such as famously known Dominique Portet and Rochford Wines.

 

Puffing Billy

Step back in time for a ride on Australia’s oldest steam train Puffing Billy. This journey will take you through the breathtaking Sherbrooke Forest & Dandenong Ranges, surrounded by lush rainforest, fern gullies, giant Mountain Ash trees and hidden railway tracks of the hills. Childhood dreams relived, as you dangle your arms and legs out of custom designed open colonial train carriage as we make our way through the mountains. Enjoy a traditional Devonshire tea with homemade scones, served warm with jam and cream whilst you listen to the colourful sounds of lyrebirds, crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburra. Home to much more native Australian wildlife, so be sure to keep your camera ready.

 

Wine Tour the Yarra Valley

Spend a relaxing afternoon exploring the heart of Victoria’s premium boutique wine region, the Yarra Valley. You will have plenty of time to soak up the spectacular views and try some famous cabernet, Chardonnay, Semillon and Pinot. Stopping at the famous Rochford Wines for cellar door tastings and lunch, take advantage and dine in the restaurant selecting from an extensive lunch menu of seasonal produce (lunch not included). Further tastings at 2 more premium wineries in the afternoon, before returning to Melbourne.

The Fine Print

  • Please bring sunscreen, water bottle, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes, camera & comfortable walking shoes.

  • Lunch not included

1300 962 924

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