Explore the renowned Dandenong Ranges, go on a steam train journey amongst forest tracks with spectacular views and fresh mountain air. Get close to nature, explore bush lands, hand feed animals and more!
Travel back in time as you journey on a century-old steam train along a mountain track, amidst the thick woods of Sherbrooke. Have personal animal encounters, hand-feed & pet them in a controlled environment.
A bush land heaven for wildlife, have some magical moments here and get up close to the cutest Aussie wildlife. Experience a wild encounter at Healesville Sanctuary today and mmake the most of your day.
Enjoy an authentic Devonshire tea with a side of homemade scones, served warm with jam and cream. Take time to appreciate the crisp mountain air and rich rainforest views as you unwind with your tea!
With an overdose of technology and modernity in our everyday lives, here’s an opportunity to experience Melbourne the old-fashioned way. This full day tour through Victoria Rainforests from Melbourne includes time at the Dandenongs, a railway ride on the Puffing Billy steam train, hand-feeding birds at Grants and bushland exploration during a Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary tour.
You will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach from your city hotel and travel through Melbourne’s eastern suburbs to the outskirts. Amid distant views of the Dandenongs, enjoy informative commentary from an expert guide/driver.
Just 35 kms east of Melbourne lies your first stop, the scenic low ranges of the Dandenong Ranges. Scaling about 630 metres at its peak, you will no doubt marvel at well the richness of the rainforest, waterfalls, hills and valleys that envelop the Dandenongs. It’s also home to the tallest flowering plant in the world, Mountain Ash trees, and the renowned Puffing Billy Railway.
Move ahead to a magical retreat nestled in the heart of the Dandenongs, named Grants on Sherbrooke. Once your tea time is up, hand-feed some vibrant winged friends, native to Australia.
From here, you’re taken to Belgrave to board a century-old steam train running on its own mountain track from Belgrave to Menzies Creek. Enjoy the famous 30-minute Puffing Billy Steam train tour. End your tour with some more native wildlife exploration on a Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary tour.
Old certainly turns to gold with this tour! Book now to explore the Victorian Rainforests.
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday
Departure/Pickup Location: From Federation Square, Corner Flinders & Russell Streets
Boards: 07:55 | Departs: 08:10 | Returns: 17:30
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