Puffing Billy & City Highlights Tour

Puffing Billy & City Highlights Tour

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.

Tour Highlights

  • Dandenong Ranges National Park
  • Sherbrooke Forest
  • Puffing Billy steam train
  • village of Sassafras
  • Royal Botanic Gardens
  • Acland Street
  • St Kilda's funky hub

Tour Info

Code GL-322H
Style
  • Day Tour
Duration 1 Day
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Child $72

Vehicle Stream Train,Coach
Suitability Open Age
Start Melbourne @ 08.10 am
Finish Melbourne @ 05.30 pm
Travel Insurance Required

'n City Highlights

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 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.

** Morning - Tour GL-322

Visit the Dandenong Ranges National Park, home of the lyrebird, impressive gardens and towering mountain ash forest

See Sherbrooke Forest at the heart of the Dandenongs with its tall eucalypts, bellbirds and kookaburra

Take a train ride through the forest from Belgrave on the Puffing Billy steam train - Australia's favourite steam locomotive

Pass numerous quaint villages with beautiful gardens, excellent restaurants and craft shops

Explore the village of Sassafras, its local craft and antiques

** Afternoon - Tour GL-392

Visit the Royal Botanic Gardens and walk amongst a wide range of native plants and trees

The Shrine of Remembrance

Take in a spectacular city overview from the Bolte Bridge

Visit Acland Street, St Kilda's funky hub with a wide range of eateries, eclectic shops and patisseries

Perhaps enjoy afternoon tea or a barista made coffee and continental cake (own expense)

Colourful Brighton bathing boxes huddle on the beach (photo stop)

Lively Fitzroy Street in St Kilda

Albert Park Lake - site of the F1 Grand Prix

Shopping, entertainment and dining precinct of Chapel Street, Prahran

Includes

  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Historic steam train ride
  • Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers
  • Free Wi-Fi on coach