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Puffing Billy and 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 bay side suburbs of St Kilda, Elwood and Brighton. Take a photo stop at Brighton Beach bathing boxes, a functional remnant of a bygone era.

Operates: Daily except Mon and Wed
Departs: 8.10 am
Returns: 5.30 pm


Morning – Tour 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 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

Tour Includes:
Hotel pickup and drop off, historic steam train ride, Aussie style Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons, Vegemite and crackers and free Wi-Fi on coach

*Adults: $143 AUD
*Child 4-14 years old: $71.50 AUD
Kids age 0-3 are free (you must pay for their own lunch and drink)

What to bring:
Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, camera, video camera, comfortable walking shoes

Payment methods:
Pay pal for members and non members to pay your booking via credit card.

Tour Booking:
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Melbourne 2016