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  •  Day Trips
  •  Dandenong Range, Melbourne, Yarra Valley
  •  Melbourne Dandenong Puffing Billy Steam Train: Yarra Valley Wine Country in Style Full Day Tour with Lunch

Melbourne Dandenong Puffing Billy Steam Train: Yarra Valley Wine Country in Style Full Day Tour with Lunch

  • Dandenong Range, Melbourne, Yarra Valley
  • English, Mandarin , iPod Mandarin , iPod Multi-language
  • 9.5 hours (approx.)
  • Free Cancellation
  • Instant Confirm

Standard Inclusions

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 2. Puffing Billy Steam Train ride
  • 3. Devonshire Tea
  • 4. Tastings at wineries
  • 5. Private group chocolate tasting
  • 6. Experienced Driver Guide
  • 7. Comprehensive commentary
  • 8. Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • 9. Lunch
From AUD
$232.00

1 Key Facts

Included

  • 1. Transport from/to selected hotels
  • 2. Puffing Billy Steam Train ride
  • 3. Devonshire Tea
  • 4. Tastings at wineries
  • 5. Private group chocolate tasting
  • 6. Experienced Driver Guide
  • 7. Comprehensive commentary
  • 8. Travel in an air-conditioned coach
  • 9. Lunch

Not included

  • 1. Food & beverages not listed as Inclusions
  • 2. Souvenirs
  • 3. Travel Insurance
Destination Dandenong Range, Melbourne, Yarra Valley
Depature point ● Departs: Daily*
*Tour does not run on 10 April 2020, 11 April 2020, Christmas Day (25 December) and New Year's Day (01 January)
● Departure Point: Federation Square (Address: Corner Flinders & Russell Streets, Melbourne VIC 3000)
● Departure Time^: Approximately 08:10
^Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included before departure time
● Arrives Melbourne at approximately 17:30
How to get there ● Complementary transfer from/to selected hotels included.  Please indicate the name of your hotel at the point of booking - the most convenient pick-up location and time will be advised in your booking confirmation. Or

● Please make your own way to the meeting point selected at time of booking on the travel date
Reconfirmation requirements Please be advised you are required to contact The Service Provider 24 hours prior to the travel date during business hours to reconfirm your booking, pick up location and time, and departure time with your confirmation number. Please adjust your travel plan according to the details given by The Service Provider at time of reconfirming.
Check-in requirements ● Complementary Transfer
If you have booked hotel transfer service, please arrive 10 minutes prior to the pick-up time at your booked pick up location. There might be 5-10 minutes delay depends on the traffic on the day. If you think the pick is late or you are not being picked up, please call The Service Provider and quote your confirmation number to double check.

● Self Drive / Public Transports
If you are making your own way to the meeting point, please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the departure time. Meeting point is located at Federation Square, corner of Flinders & Russell Streets, Melbourne.
What to bring/wear ● Appropriate clothing for all weather conditions, eg. jacket for cooler months.
● Comfortable enclosed walking shoes
● Protective clothing, hat, sunscreen lotion, and sunglasses
● Water bottle, Snacks
● Umbrella / raincoat if rains
● Insect repellent
● Camera
● Money / credit card for optional purchases
Other info ● Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

● Language Audio Devices
Language devices are bookable in Mandarin, Japanese, Italian, German and French at no additional cost on first come first serve basis. If the device is lost or damaged, fines apply.  Please advise under "Special Request" when booking if needed.

● No alcohol for under 18 years
It is against the law to sell or supply liquor to anyone under the age of 18 years old in Australia. It is strongly recommend that travellers who are 18 years old and over please bring a valid photo ID (a valid passport, drivers licence, or proof of age card) which can prove your age when dining / travelling

2 Overview

Travel through some of the most beautiful forest in Victoria. Take a break in the heart of the Dandenong Ranges to enjoy Devonshire Tea. Hear the call of the local lyrebirds and see stunning crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras. The fun has just started as you board Puffing Billy for a ride on this century-old steam train. Visit Rochford Wines for tastings and later, visits to another two leading wineries will top-off your day.

Melbourne Dandenong Puffing Billy Steam Train: Yarra Valley Wine Country in Style Full Day Tour with Lunch

 

Dandenong Ranges

Escape the bustle of Melbourne and discover an array of hidden delights in the Dandenong Ranges.

No matter what time of the year you visit this beautiful low mountain range, bursting with colour in spring or softened by mist and light snow in winter, the scenic rainforest landscape will not disappoint.

As you travel through the thick rainforest of Mountain Ash trees, the tallest flowering plant in the world, keep your eyes peeled for wallabies and a glimpse of the elusive lyrebird. This native Australian bird is most notable for its striking beauty and super ability to mimic sounds from its environment.

A visit to the Dandenongs is not complete without a ride on board the century-old Puffing Billy Steam Train - Australia's oldest operating steam train.

 

Yarra Valley

Located north-east of Melbourne is the Yarra Valley, a picturesque rural landscape surrounding the Yarra River and bordered by the stunning Great Dividing Range and Dandenong Ranges.

The Yarra Valley is Victoria's oldest and most famous wine regions and is one of Australia's leading cool climate wine producing regions.

Another highlight of the Yarra Valley region is the Dandenong Ranges. Travel through this magnificent rainforest region on board Puffing Billy, Australia's oldest operating steam train - an experience you're sure to remember.

 

Highlights
  • View the picturesque mountain villages dotted along the way as you drive through Ferntree Gully to the Dandenong Ranges
  • At Grants on Sherbrooke enjoy a delicious homemade Devonshire Tea - warm scones with jam and cream, and tea or coffee. Plus, there's crackers with Vegemite for those brave enough to try!
  • Hear the call of the local lyrebirds, and see crimson rosellas, cockatoos and kookaburras
  • Ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train for a memorable 30-minute journey on Australia's most notable narrow-gauge railway
  • Journey into the prosperous heart of picturesque wine country, the Yarra Valley, and visit Rochford Wines to taste some of their award-winning wines
  • You'll have the opportunity to relax over lunch and a glass of one of their superb regional wines (see Optional Add-on)
  • Tantalize your taste buds at two more wineries, where you can sample and buy a selection of quality local wines

 

Rochford Wines Lunch

With breathtaking views of the Great Dividing Range, Rochford Wines in the heart of Victoria's Yarra Valley, is more than just a winery - it's a total experience! Unwind in the restaurant's alfresco courtyard overlooking the vines. Enjoy a delicious two course lunch and sip on a glass of one of their top blends.

*Please note the lunch venue may change. 

3 Policy

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel at least 14 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 0 and 13 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. If no show, no refund.

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