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Puffing Billy Train Ride & Yarra Valley Wineries with Lunch & Tastings, From Melbourne

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Key Highlights

  • A delightful journey through Melbourne’s eastern suburbs and views of the beautiful Dandenong Ranges in the distance
  • Take a Puffing Billy steam train ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek and enjoy the picturesque landscape around you
  • Enjoy the true essence of an Australian meal by partaking of the Aussie Billy tea snack
  • Enjoy visits to 3 wineries in Yarra Valley, savor first-rate Australian wines and tuck into a sumptuous lunch
  • Hotel transfers from Melbourne and the services of an expert guide included in the package
  • Travel in an air-conditioned coach and soak in the sublime verdant landscape around you
  • Show your vouchers in print or on your smartphone!
  • Overview

    A trip to Australia can only be complete once you have enjoyed a ride on Australia’s favorite steam train. The Puffing Billy Railway is a heritage railway in the Dandenong Ranges near Melbourne and is an absolutely delightful tourist experience that you must not miss. Enjoy the Puffy Billy train ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek and soak in the breath-taking scenic beauty around you.

    Enjoy a tour of the beautiful Yarra Valley, home to more than 80 wineries, ranging from small, family-owned operations to large estates. Enjoy a sumptuous lunch at one winery, sample and buy a selection of quality local wines at another winery and then visit a third local winery to sample some more delicious Australian wines. Spend a day enjoying the beautiful Victorian countryside exploring premium wineries.

    This Melbourne tour will also include the quintessential Australian experience- the Billy tea snack that introduces you to an integral part of Australian culture.

    Your tour will be further enlivened by a comprehensive commentary by our experienced driver guide. Enjoy hotel pick-up and drop-off in Melbourne and travel in the comfort of an air conditioned coach on this Melbourne day tour.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    1 Apr - 30 Sep: Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
    1 Oct - 31 Mar: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday

    Duration

    10 hours

    Start time

    Hotel pickups start between 12:30pm – 1:30pm.
    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.

    Meeting Point

    Good news! You can get picked up from your hotel in Melbourne Central Business District, just give us the details at the time of booking. Don’t worry if you have not booked your hotel yet, you pass them onto the operator when you are ready.

    Ending Point

    You will be dropped off to your hotel after the tour.

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up from your hotel in Melbourne at the scheduled time in the morning for the ‘Puffing Billy Train Ride & Wine Tasting’ tour.

    The tour will start with a journey through Melbourne’s eastern suburbs with views of the picturesque Dandenong Ranges in the distance. The Dandenongs also have a number of cafes and arts & crafts stores. This will be followed by a morning tea break at the beautiful Grants on Sherbrooke where the traditional Aussie Billy tea will be served. While at Grants, you can hand-feed some of the striking Australian birds like the Crimson Rosella, the sulphur-crested Cockatoo and pink-chested Galah.

    This will be followed by a 30 minutes Puffing Billy train ride from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, right through the charming Sherbrooke forest. The stunning views of Port Phillip Bay and the old Trestle Bridge make this train ride an absolute delight.

    Your next stop will be Victoria’s premium wine producing region. The scenery en route is striking with the Great Dividing Range as the backdrop. Tour through the Yarra Valley and enjoy a sumptuous lunch at a Yarra Valley Winery. Tantalize your taste buds at another Yarra Valley Winery where you may sample and buy a selection of quality local wines. Enjoy a visit to a third local winery to sample some more delicious Australian wines. Spend a day enjoying the beautiful Victorian countryside exploring premium wineries.

    After the tour, you will be dropped off to your hotel in Melbourne.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Hotel transfer
    • Transportation in an air-conditioned coach
    • Puffing Billy steam train ride
    • Visits to 3 wineries
    • Comprehensive commentary
    • Aussie tucker & Devonshire tea
    • Lunch at a winery and tastings (If tour with lunch option selected)
    • Experienced driver-guides
    • Comprehensive commentary

    Exclusions

    • Gratuities
  • Please note

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details. They’re a nice bunch, and will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. Please give them a call at least 24 hours before your organised  activity to reconfirm.

    Voucher information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    So there’s no last-minute rush please arrive at the start point 10 minutes early.

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  • Customer Reviews
    • Friendly driver,Mark, taking care of every detailes. Gave us lot of info on the way.

      Bernard Chui, Canada, 28/Apr/2019