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Dandenong Ranges Tour by Puffing Billy Steam Train provided by Melbourne's Best Tours

Dandenong Ranges Tour by Puffing Billy Steam Train

Dandenong Ranges Tour by Puffing Billy Steam Train
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Travel through the Dandenong Ranges on Australia’s favorite steam train. Climb on board Puffing Billy and see some of the most magnificent countryside in Victoria. Enjoy a delicious Devonshire tea, and recapture the romance of the days of steam travel. Operating on a small coach, bringing you personalised service at its best*. *In the rare circumstance whereby your tour is merged with another company, you may travel in a larger coach.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
English
What to expect
Tour Highlights: • Travelling through the Dandenong Ranges National Park • Feeding the crimson rosellas • Morning tea • Riding the Puffing Billy steam train  • Stopping at Olinda and Sassafras Begin your day with us. Head out to the Dandenong Ranges from Melbourne on board Puffing Billy, Australia’s most loved steam train at Australia's oldest steam railway, Puffing Billy dates back to 1900. It recreates the romance of those bygone days of traveling under the power of steam. The full afternoon train ride takes you along the Dandenong Ranges National Park, which consists mostly of rolling hills, steeply weathered valleys, and gullies covered in thick temperate rainforest. See swathes of tall Mountain Ash, and dense ferny undergrowth. Sit back and watch the beautiful scenery roll by. As you head back to Melbourne, you will stop at Sassafras or Olinda, one of the quaint little craft villages in the area. Capture the magic of the old saying "The Romance of the Rail." As you chug along, you will get the chance to feed the native crimson rosella parrots, enjoy Devonshire afternoon tea, and take in the beautiful scenery of the Victoria countryside.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Available languages
English
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
Tour Highlights: • Travelling through the Dandenong Ranges National Park • Feeding the crimson rosellas • Morning tea • Riding the Puffing Billy steam train  • Stopping at Olinda and Sassafras Begin your day with us. Head out to the Dandenong Ranges from Melbourne on board Puffing Billy, Australia’s most loved steam train at Australia's oldest steam railway, Puffing Billy dates back to 1900. It recreates the romance of those bygone days of traveling under the power of steam. The full afternoon train ride takes you along the Dandenong Ranges National Park, which consists mostly of rolling hills, steeply weathered valleys, and gullies covered in thick temperate rainforest. See swathes of tall Mountain Ash, and dense ferny undergrowth. Sit back and watch the beautiful scenery roll by. As you head back to Melbourne, you will stop at Sassafras or Olinda, one of the quaint little craft villages in the area. Capture the magic of the old saying "The Romance of the Rail." As you chug along, you will get the chance to feed the native crimson rosella parrots, enjoy Devonshire afternoon tea, and take in the beautiful scenery of the Victoria countryside.
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 64458P3
Call +63 923-0990452
Important information
Inclusions
Return coach transfer
Devonshire tea
Ride on Puffing Billy Steam Train
Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
-
Duration
5h
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up from most of hotels within Melbourne CBD.
Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Day Tour Centre- corner of Flinders and Russell street and look for Melbourne's Best Tour counter.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Inclusions
Return coach transfer
Devonshire tea
Ride on Puffing Billy Steam Train
Air-conditioned vehicle
Exclusions
-
Departure details
Traveler pickup is offered.
We pick up from most of hotels within Melbourne CBD.
Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria Day Tour Centre- corner of Flinders and Russell street and look for Melbourne's Best Tour counter.
Hotel pickup is offered. View the hotel list on our checkout page to see if yours is included among the pickup points.
Duration
5h
Return details
Returns to original departure point
Additional information
Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Not wheelchair accessible
Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Near public transportation
Infants must sit on laps
Most travelers can participate
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers

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BobvalSouthAustralia
South Australia44 contributions
our return visit to visit Puffin Billy
Nov 2019
This was certainly a very enjoyable time. Loved the way everything was so organised, many people were here
There were lots of tour operators. And everything was so orderly. The Station Master was so helpful and informative and did things exactly as they would have been done years ago. Great time!
Written 1 December 2019
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