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Puffing Billy Day Trip

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Harlan Tours

Take a ride on Australia's oldest steam train on the Puffing Billy Day Trip operated by Harlan Tours.

Visit Grant's Reserve to hand feed rosellas and the village of Sassafras.

The tour also visits the famous William Ricketts Sanctuary and Burrinja Gallery where you will have the opportunity to learn more about aboriginal culture.

Drive around the fringes of the Dandenong Ranges as you pass through Ferntree Gully and onto the quaint old village of Belgrave.

Puffing Billy is Australia's favourite steam train and one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world. This century-old steam train continues to run on its original mountain track from Belgrave to Gembrook in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges 40kms east of Melbourne.

On arrival at Emerald Lake you may take the time to visit the Model Railway Exhibition (at your cost) if open.

Lunch is at own cost at The Lake, where there is undercover tables provided.

After lunch continue on through the back of the Ranges to the beautiful Yarra Valley to Montrose, then head up and over the Dandenong Ranges via the Mt Dandenong Tourist Road.

Return at approximately 5.00pm.

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Tour starting location:
Central Melbourne
Tour highlights:
  • Puffing Billy
Mode of transport:
  • Coach
  • Food and Wine
  • Other
  • Shopping
  • Walking
  • Courtesy transfer
  • Crewed charter
  • Guide
  • English

Tour operator

Harlan Tours is a fully accredited and licensed to operate scheduled service, tours, bus hire and coach charter services.

Harlan Tours have been reliably running since 1991, with over 23 year experience transporting over 700,000 passengers, Harlan Tours cater for all your transport needs.

Harlan Tours offers a range of day tours and transport services around Victoria to famous tourist destinations including Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island, Sovereign Hill, Puffing Billy, Mt Buller winter snow trip, Echuca, Mornington Sorrento, Yarra valley wineries just to name a few. They also also cater for interstate trips to Sydney, Adelaide and most other states.

The fleet consists of five star luxury coaches, midi size coaches, mini-buses and luxury cars. Harlan Tours can cater for all your transport needs including airport transfers, wedding and party transfers, large group transfers and corporate coach charter for conferences.

Harlan also specialises in the international students market. Please contact them for more information.

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