Puffing Billy & Yarra Valley with Lunch

Puffing Billy & Yarra Valley  with Lunch

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!

Tour Highlights

  • Blue Dandenongs
  • Puffing Billy
  • Wine Tasting
  • Yarra Valley Wineries
  • Winery Roast Lunch

Tour Info

Code GL-355
Style
  • Day Tour
Duration 1 Day
Departures
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Note

Child $104 1/2 Day Morning Puffing billy OR Full day Puffing Billy and City Highlight tour

Vehicle Luxury Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 08.00 am
Finish Melbourne @ 05.45 pm
Travel Insurance Required

& Yarra Valley

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.

** HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TOUR

Depart Melbourne through the eastern suburbs

Travel through Sherbrooke Forest at the heart of the Dandenongs with its tall eucalypts, fern gullies and bird life

Enjoy Bush Billy tea of Aussie grown tea and gum leaves, lamingtons and Vegemite with crackers

See bright Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! (opportunity to hand feed)

Ride on the Puffing Billy steam train through native forest from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, the most scenic section of the original steam locomotive's journey

Pass through the Dandenong's charming villages noted for quaint cafes, craft shops and beautiful gardens

Stunning views from Grantulla Rd

Enjoy a delicious spit roast lunch with wine at Fergusson's Winery as guest of Louise Fergusson (Vegetarian meals and Asian cuisine is also available on request)

Sample Australian wines at Fergusson's Winery, a noted Yarra Valley wine producer

Yarra Valley - home to numerous wineries and rolling pastures

Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - a sweet feast for the senses

Enjoy complimentary chocolate tastings, observe European chocolatiers at work and take in the wide display of premium chocolates

Travel through Healesville township nestled amidst mountain bushland

Visit Rochford Wines and taste from a selection of fine Australian wines

It's then on to Dominique Portet - a boutique family owned winery now in their tenth generation as winemakers and continuing to respect their French tradition

Take a vineyard, bottling or vintage tour (depending on the activity of the winery)

Enjoy complimentary cheese and cracker with your wine tasting

Includes:

  • Historic steam train ride,
  • Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, 
  • Vegemite and crackers, 
  • lunch with glass of wine and opportunity for wine tasting at Fergusson's Winery, 
  • wine tasting at Rochford Wines, 
  • wine tasting and tour at Dominique Portet  
  • free Wi-Fi on coach

Notes

  • Departure point - Federation square east – Cnr of Flinders St and Russell St
  • We will pick up the passengers form selected motel and Hotel with in the City CBD or with in the walking distance from your hotel.
  • Child price is applicable on request.
  • You can do the 1/2 Day Morning Puffing billy  OR Full day Puffing Billy and City Highlight tour