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Puffing Billy & Wildlife Tour

Step aboard the Puffing Billy steam train for a scenic ride through the lush rainforests of the Dandenong Ranges.

$189 per person

Mon | Tues | Wed | Thur | Fri | Sat


9:00 - 17:30

Step back in time on the iconic Puffing billy steam train

Experience the magic of the past as you embark on an unforgettable journey through the lush rainforest of the Dandenong Ranges on board the legendary Puffing Billy steam train. .

  Grants Picnic Reserve

Tranquil Sherbrooke Forest | Stroll through the serene grounds | Lush greenery

  Puffing Billy Steam Train

Scenic 1 hour train journey | Travel through rainforest | Nostalgic Charm l Dangle your feet

  Healesville Sanctuary 

Encounter Australian Wildlife | Spectacular animal presentations | Koalas, Tasmanian Devils and more

•  Sherbrooke Rainforest

• Puffing Billy Train Ride

• Healesville Sanctuary 


Itinerary Stops



Dandenong Ranges

Pause for a delightful break at Grants Picnic Reserve in Sherbrooke Forest. Wander amid majestic Mountain Ash, & lush fern gullies. Encounter vivid rosellas, galahs, cockatoos, and perhaps a lyrebird. Tasmanian Devils, and of course, Koalas!


Puffing Billy Railway

Enjoy a 1-hour journey through lush rainforests, embracing the time-honoured tradition of dangling your legs out of the train.


Healesville Sanctuary Wildlife Park

Encounter the fascinating Australian wildlife up close and personal at Healesville Sanctuary Wildlife Park

Exploring the Wonders of Puffing Billy Railway: A Comprehensive Guide

Welcome to the enchanting world of Puffing Billy Railway! Nestled amidst Victoria's picturesque landscapes, this iconic railway offers captivating experiences for visitors of all ages. Whether you're craving thrilling adventures, serene nature escapes, or family-friendly outings, there's something for everyone to enjoy along the Puffing Billy Railway route.

Prepare for a day brimming with excitement as you explore the diverse range of activities available. From scenic train rides to immersive wildlife encounters, the options are endless for unforgettable experiences. Embark on a guided tour and delve into the rich history and natural wonders of Puffing Billy Railway. Expert guides will lead you through lush forests, charming villages, and iconic landmarks, providing fascinating insights along the way.

Immerse yourself in the great outdoors with a variety of activities such as hiking, cycling, and picnicking along the railway route. Experience the thrill of adventure amidst breathtaking natural beauty, from bushwalking through pristine forests to exploring hidden caves. Create cherished memories with family-friendly activities, including interactive exhibits and hands-on workshops. Escape the hustle and bustle of city life with a relaxing day trip aboard the iconic steam train, transporting you to charming destinations filled with history and charm.

Discover diverse wildlife on a safari adventure and explore the pristine wilderness surrounding Puffing Billy Railway. Marvel at the stunning national parks with their lush rainforests and rugged mountains, offering unique opportunities for exploration. Unwind on tranquil beaches, soak up the sun, and enjoy swimming, surfing, or simply lounging on the sand. Explore natural attractions and national parks, from cascading waterfalls to scenic lookout points, promising awe-inspiring views and memorable experiences.

Get up close with fascinating wildlife at nearby zoos and aquariums, or enjoy indoor activities on rainy days, including museums and art galleries. Take advantage of exclusive deals and discounts to make the most of your visit. Embark on a self-guided adventure with detailed maps and informative guides, discovering hidden gems and secret spots at your own pace. Beat the heat with summer activities like refreshing swims and thrilling water sports.

Enhance your experience with audio guides, learning about the history, culture, and natural wonders as you explore. For birdwatching enthusiasts, Puffing Billy Railway offers diverse habitats and abundant birdlife to observe. Whether seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, Puffing Billy Railway promises an unforgettable experience for all. Plan your trip today and embark on a journey to discover the wonders of this iconic destination.