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Tour ID: 10053833

This is such a great day out! You get to ride on the famous steam train known as “Puffing Billy” have a great lunch at Fergusson’s Winery, and be introduced to some of Australia’s favourite wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary.

  • Travel through the beautiful scenery of the Dandenong Ranges
  • Have fun riding on “Puffing Billy”
  • Wine tasting and spit roast lunch at Fergusson’s Winery
  • Feed the colourful parrots
  • Meet some of the Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary
  • Enjoy treats from the Yarra Valley Chocolaterieand Ice Creamery

First stop on the tour is Sherbrooke Forest where you get to see koalas, bellbirds, rosellas & parrots. The setting here is the perfect spot for your special Australian morning tea, a cup of bush tea, lamingtons and you can even try some vegimite.
Next it is time to ride the steam train, affectionately known as “Puffing Billy”. The ride starts at Bellgrave Station on the way to Menzies creek, the most spectacular part of the journey and passes through quaint towns and beautiful scenery.
Our lunch stop is at Fergusson’s Winery for a spit roast and some wine tasting, Asian and vegetarian options available on request.

After such a great lunch, you will be wanting some sweet treats and our next stop will delight everyone. The Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery has to be visited! There is something there for everyone!

The last stop of the day is Healesville Sanctuary, set in 30 hectares of beautiful natural bush. It is here you get to see and learn all about our special wildlife. There are many areas and shows taking place so it will be hard to decide where to go to next! For more information and planning your trip, here is a link to Healesville Sanctuary.


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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    · Historic steam train ride (Puffing Billy)
    · Aussie style Bush Billy tea with lamingtons and vegemite with crackers
    · Wine tasting and roast lunch at Fergusson’s Winery
    · Entrance and VIP Tour at Healesville Sanctuary
    · Free Wi-Fi on coach

  • Available for purchase/hire:


  • Duration:

    9.5 hours approximately

  • Departure:

    8:00 AM Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun

  • Return:


  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Tour departs Federation Square East (corner of Flinders & Russell Streets)
    Hotel pickups available on request - please advise hotel name and address at time of booking should you require a hotel pick up and we advise the most convenient location in your confirmation email.

  • What to bring:

    Light jacket on cool days

  • Fitness level required:


  • Child policies:

    Children under 4 free
    Children 4 – 14 years inclusive
    15 years and over is an adult

  • Additional Information:

    Wine tastings only available for 18+ years

  • Destinations:

    Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

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