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Puffing Billy & Wineries: Full-Day Tour from Melbourne

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    What to Expect
    Tour Highlights:
    • Dandenong Ranges National Park
    • Feeding the crimson rosellas
    • Riding the Puffing Billy steam train 
    • Olinda visit
    • Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery
    • Roast lunch at Fergusson’s Winery
    • Sample wines at wineries

    The perfect way to relax.

    Only an hour's drive from Melbourne is the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, home to colorful native birds, fern gullies and tall mountain ash eucalypts. Enjoy some delicious Devonshire Tea and then experience the Puffing Billy Steam Train – Australia’s favorite century-old steam train.

    In the afternoon, traverse the stunning Yarra Valley, Victoria’s popular wine-producing region, and visit the Fergusson’s Winery to sample some of its quality wines and feast on its renowned spit roast lunch. After lunch, the tour will bring you to the celebrated Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, where you will sample something sweet for a little dessert after your lunch. Then you will finish your day off at Dominique Portet with a beautiful wine tasting.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria

    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up from most of hotels within Melbourne CBD.
    Departure Time
    8:10 AM
    9h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Return coach transfer from/to Melbourne
    • Devonshire Tea
    • Roast Lunch at winery
    • Wine tasting at 2 wineries
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (selected hotels only)
    • Lunch
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult.
    • If you require hotel pick-up, please contact us at least 48 hours prior to departure to arrange this.
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 75 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Popular mentions
    This tour packed in a lot but it somehow was relaxing too. Our driver was wonderful and talked just enough but not too much. I liked that the group was small and the van we went it was comfortable. The train ride was short but cute. The lunch was very good and the wines there
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    my sister and I had a great time on this tour, and the surprise extra stop at the chocolate factory was wonderful. The train was so cute and we loved that everyone was wearing traditional steam train uniforms. Even after tasting wine in 3 wineries it's safe to say we dont like
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    Our driver Peter was very entertaining and informative and made the trip.The Puffing Billy train was great fun, just like stepping back in time, it was only half an hour and very pleasant. There were a lot of people but it was very well organised and our coach had a reserved
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    A full day of activity. Easy to find location to meet the bus. The driver (John) was very knowledgeable about local history and events. He kept it interesting throughout the day. With only a small group it was pleasant to go to places that the big tours weren't going to. We
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    Booked this tour and after breakfast at Federation Square boarded a Gray Line coach for the trip to the Dandenong ranges and Puffing Billy. Unfortunately the weather gods we not in our favour and the very strong wind gusts caused havoc with trees blown over and power lines down
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    This tour packed in a lot but it somehow was relaxing too. Our driver was wonderful and talked just enough but not
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    my sister and I had a great time on this tour, and the surprise extra stop at the chocolate factory was wonderful.
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    Jennifer S
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    We bought a voucher and ended up on a best tour. With our guide as Andy. Andy was awesome, funny helpful and very
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    Amazing experience
    We were picked up by our tour guide,Yasmin, from our hotels in a small 25 seater coach. Yasmin was the perfect
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    We visited Melbourne in February and booked a day trip to the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles. It was quite a
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    King's Lynn, United Kingdom
    Great fun day out
    Our driver Peter was very entertaining and informative and made the trip.The Puffing Billy train was great fun,
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    Helen C
    Fabulous day with Tassie
    Went on this day tour with my son. The whole group on the bus were great to get along with. TASSIE was a brilliant
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    Key Details
    • Melbourne's Best Tours
    • Duration: 9h 30m
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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