Journey east of Melbourne on our Puffing Billy Healesville Sanctuary Tour into the beautiful low mountain range known as the Dandenong Ranges. Where ferns grow wild and trees tower over a colonial train tracks hidden in the rolling hills and steep valley forest. Ride the century-old Puffing Billy train, with an afternoon exploring an Australian Wildlife Zoo nestled in picturesque Victorian bushlands home to over 200 native Australian animals.
Full Day activity fun for the whole family
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 Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary
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
Child (4-12): $110
Hotel Pick Up or meet at: Federation Square Cnr Russell Court & Flinders Street
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
Join this Puffing Billy and Healesville Sanctuary Tour and journey 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, also home to an abundance of Australian wildlife. We then head off to explore Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary where you can encounter more than 200 native Australian animals living in their natural bushland habitat.
Puffing Billy and Healesville Sanctuary Tour
Climb aboard a century-old steam train called Puffing Billy and enjoy a scenic ride through the Dandenong Ranges. Where giant Mountain Ash trees tower over wild fern gullies and hidden railway tracks within the rainforest. Be sure to relive a childhood dream, and dangle your arms and legs out of this custom designed open colonial train carriage. Enjoy Devonshire tea with handmade scones in the breathtaking Sherbrooke Forest.
Healesville Sanctuary Tour
Once at Healesville, take a walk in one of Victoria’s premier wildlife sanctuaries and you will encounter wallabies, platypus, wombats, koalas, kangaroos, dingoes and a variety of native birds. There is plenty to see and do at Healesville Sanctuary, such as the astonishing birds of prey, ‘Spirits of the Sky’ presentation, feel the power of these glorious and majestic animals as they swoop overhead. Returning to Melbourne early evening.
The Fine Print
Please bring sunscreen, water bottle, hat, sunglasses, warm clothes, camera & comfortable walking shoes.
Lunch not included
Please bring additional snacks and beverages if needed