Leadbeater Eco Tours take you to the Dandenongs where you can enjoy Steam Train Fun, indigenous Talks and Forest Walks.
Enjoy the natural beauty of the Dandenongs on this amazing day tour. Located a short trip from Melbourne and set in a National Park, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether it is fun and excitement or relaxation and spectacular sceneries; this tour has got it!
Take a step back in time on a morning stroll through ancient forests, enjoying the scenery of abundant eucalypts and tree-ferns while looking out for wildlife; like Laughing Kookaburras and Lyrebirds.
Next discover William Ricketts Sanctuary, a place of reverence and tranquillity. Its 92 ceramic indigenous sculptures are half hidden by giant tree-ferns on a mystical Mountain Ash trail.
Then, weave through towering forests and storybook villages en route to Puffing Billy, Australia's premiere preserved steam railway. Over 100 year's old, it takes a team of dedicated volunteers to keep one of the worlds finest steam railways in tip top shape.
Finally, visit Burrinja; an award winning not-for-profit gallery that exhibits inspiring Indigenous and contemporary artworks. A place to relax while surrounded by art.
Your tour includes lunch, tour guide and park entry fees.
Price & booking
Tour pricing information (GST included)
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Concession rate applies to students, aged pensioner or disability pension.
Children aged between four and 14 years are eligible for the Child rate. Children three years and under are free, if not occupying a seat and be sitting in an adult's lap. If a seat is required, child fare applies.
Adult fares apply to persons 15 years and over.
Payment methods accepted
Tour starting location
City Pick up
Ride the Puffing Billing Steam Train
William Rickett's Sanctuary
Leadbeater Eco Tours are Eco Tours that do not cost the world.
Leadbeater Eco Tours is Victoria's newest day tour service. They are dedicated to showing you the regional wonders of our great State. Specialising in low impact environmental Melbourne day tours with minimal transit times that maximise your enjoyment time.
Their tours include getting up close to Aussie wildlife at Healesville Sanctuary, visiting story book villages like Marysville, guided walks under towering trees in Toolangi Forest, taking a ride on Puffing Billy, learning about Indigenous culture at the award winning Burrinja Centre and William Ricketts Sanctuary. All set in the rolling hills and misty mountains of the Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges.
They take their name from the State Emblem, Leadbeater's Possum. They are unique, have a light footprint and can only be found in Victoria. So come and discover Leadbeater country.
For any further information please contact Leadbeater Eco Tours or view their website.
Other tours by this operator
- Bus & Coach Association
- Tourism Alliance Victoria
Tour operator is licensed to conduct tours on public land