Morning Puffing Billy
A relaxing and pleasant morning tour, visit Dandenong Ranges National Park and feel the serenity of being surrounded by rainforest. Ride through the forest on ‘Puffing Billy’ steam train, an original steam locomotive.
A morning surrounded by rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges National Park. Greenery everywhere and sound of nature with bird calls makes for a scenic and delightful tour. Visit Sherbrooke Forest with its tall eucalypts and at Grants Picnic Ground, enjoy an authentic Australian experience … our Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers. Here you will also get to meet many of the locals … Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! There is time for a short bushwalk before riding on Australia’s most notable narrow gauge railway on Puffing Billy steam train.
|Adult:||$95||Gray Line Day Tour 322|
Puff ‘n City Highlights
A fantastic combination tour! Spend the morning in the Dandenong Ranges surrounded by rainforest as you ride on Puffing Billy steam train. In the afternoon, discover inner bayside suburbs and get a taste of Melburnian lifestyle.
Discover two very different regions of Melbourne on this full day combination tour. Nature lovers will love spending the morning in the Dandenong Ranges amongst rainforest and sound of birds. Be treated to an authentic experience with our Aussie style Bush Billy Tea. Then on to ride Puffing Billy steam train and spend time in the quaint mountain village of Sassafras. In the afternoon, tour the highlights of Melbourne CBD and discover the trendy bayside suburbs of St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton. Take a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes, a functional remnant of a bygone era.
except Mon and Wed
|Adult:||$143||Gray Line Day Tour 322H|
|Adult:||$204||Gray Line Day Tour 399|
Puffing Billy with Yarra Valley Wineries
A tour for those with an appreciation for food, wine and a little history. Puffing Billy is an icon in ‘the hills’ which you will ride. Spend the remainder of the day in Yarra Valley sampling local produce and of course, wine!
From the charm of the Blue Dandenongs and Puffing Billy steam train, tour the picturesque Yarra Valley wine region. Enjoy a delicious, hearty spit roast lunch accompanied by a glass of wine at Fergusson’s Winery. There is opportunity for a tasting at the cellar door after your lunch. For a taste of something sweet, visit the ever so popular and relatively new Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery. Be amazed at their product range! Continue a structured wine tasting at award winning Rochford Wines and wine tasting, complimentary cheese and crackers and tour at Dominique Portet.
Operates: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
(excluding Christmas Day)
|Adult:||$204||Gray Line Day Tour 355|
|Adult:||$216||Gray Line Day Tour 322P|
Puffing Billy with Australian Wildlife
Take in the delights of riding iconic Puffing Billy steam train through the forest, a delicious spit roast lunch at Fergusson Winery and finally, spending time at Healesville Sanctuary, home to over 200 species of native animals.
Puffing Billy with Healesville Sanctuary is a wonderful full day tour to experience lush rainforest of the Blue Dandenong Ranges as you ride on the original steam locomotive we affectionately call Puffing Billy. Culinary joys today include our special Aussie style Bush Billy Tea for morning tea, a delicious spit roast lunch at a winery and sweet samples for dessert from Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery. Walk off today’s treats at Healesville Sanctuary where you will be taken on a guided tour that includes a VIP Meet & Feed with one of Australia’s native animals.
Operates: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun
Penguins ‘n Puff
Two very different attractions and both as delightful as the other! Ride the historic Puffing Billy steam train in the morning and then at sunset, witness the natural phenomenon of the Penguin Parade on Phillip Island.
Rainforests, colourful birds, quaint villages in the hills and a ride on an old steam train affectionately called ‘Puffing Billy’ makes up your morning with Gray Line. Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with our compliments in the Dandenong Ranges National Park and spend time in beautiful Sassafras known for its local craft and antiques. In the afternoon, re-join the coach for your native wildlife experience of spotting koalas in their natural habitat at Koala Conservation Centre and seeing the Penguin Parade at sunset on Summerland Beach at Phillip Island.
Returns: 9.00pm – 11.30pm (dependent on season)