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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” as it travels through the most picturesque part of the Dandenong Ranges. The tour also takes you to Sheerbrooke Forest where you will hear some of the beautiful Australian birds. After having a great lunch at Fergusson’s Winery, it is time to 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
  • Be introduced to Australian wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary
  • Enjoy treats from the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie 7 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!
Next it is time to ride the steam train, affectionately known as “Puffing Billy”. The ride starts at Bellgrave Station and passes through quaint towns and beautiful scenery.
It is now lunch time so we stop at Fergusson’s Winery for a spit roast and some wine tasting.

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, here is a link to Healesville Sanctuary.

https://www.zoo.org.au/healesville

 


 

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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:

    5.45pm

  • Departure points:

    Melbourne

  • 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:

  • Fitness level required:

    Low

  • Child policies:

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

  • Additional Information:

  • Destinations:

    Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges

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