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Ride the Puffing billy steam train

Take a step back in time and ride Australia’s premiere preserved steam railway, the century-old Puffing Billy, and make the original journey on the same mountain tracks as all those years before. Explore the spectacular natural beauty of the Blue Dandenong Mountain Range as you take the scenic route from Belgrave to Gembrook. Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea served with lamingtons and Vegemite with crackers before making a stop in the quaint town of Sassafras to browse the shops and market stalls.

The legacy of a project in the early 1900s to develop rural Australia, Puffing Billy is now a major tourist attraction and attracts visitors from all over the world. Come and experience a memorable journey as you are transported back in time to the Golden Age of rail travel. Twisting and turning through the low lying mountains of the Blue Dandenong range, you will cut through the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest, experiencing Australian nature at its finest.

Enjoy a traditional Australian tea served with lamingtons and Vegemite with crackers before heading to the picturesque town of Sassafras. With streets filled with quaint little shops, it is the perfect place to pick up a souvenir from your trip to the countryside outside of Melbourne. Antiques and beautifully designed teapots are all on sale in abundance. Take a step back in time and ride Australia’s premiere preserved steam railway, the century-old Puffing Billy, and make the original journey on the same mountain tracks as all those years before. Explore the spectacular natural beauty of the Blue Dandenong Mountain Range as you take the scenic route from Belgrave to Gembrook. Enjoy an Aussie style Bush Billy Tea served with lamingtons and Vegemite with crackers before making a stop in the quaint town of Sassafras to browse the shops and market stalls. Duration: Five hours.

Start/opening time: At 8.10am.

End or closing time: At 1pm.

Languages: English.