The Dandenong Ranges Sights

Puffing Billy

  • 1 Old Monbulk Rd. Map It
  • Belgrave
  • Transportation Site (Airport, Bus, Ferry, Train)

Published 07/22/2015

Fodor's Review

This gleaming narrow-gauge steam train, based 40 km (25 miles) from Healesville in the town of Belgrave, runs on a line originally built in the early 1900s to open up the Dandenong Ranges to 20th-century pioneers. It's a great way to see the foothill landscapes. Daily trips between Belgrave and Emerald Lake pass through picturesque forests and over spectacular wooden trestle bridges. The 13-km (8-mile) trip takes an hour; it's another hour if you continue to the historic town of Gembrook. There are also lunch and dinner trips.

Sight Information

Address:

1 Old Monbulk Rd., Belgrave, Victoria, 3160, Australia

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Phone:

03-9757–0700

Sight Details:

  • A$39; A$59 round-trip
  • Daily, but hrs vary

Published 07/22/2015

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