Yarra Valley Day Trip and Puffing Billy's Steam Train Ride from Melbourne

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This day trip from Melbourne will take you through the beautiful Yarra Valley and aboard the Puffing Billy Steam Train. The Yarra Valley Wine Route will take you through the city to the Dandenong Range, where you will have spectacular views of Melbourne. After your ride on the Puffing Billy, Australia's oldest steam train, you'll visit the Yarra Valley's premier wine estates by comfortable coach.


Highlights

  • Done in English
  • Instant confirmation
  • Treat yourself to a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Visit with local guide
  • Rail tour
  • Free drinks included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off included
  • Taxes, fuel surcharges and service included

Your journey on the restored Billy Puffing steam train takes you through lush rainforests of mountain ash and fern ravines in the Sherbrooke Forest to the Dandenong Ranges. You'll pass by quaint mountain villages along the way and stop to feed the colorful native parrots, rosellas and cockatoos.


The Yarra Valley Wine Tour continues through the fertile Yarra Valley to enjoy lunch skewers at Fergusson Winery. You can taste a selection of local wines at Dominique Portet, then travel to the famous Domaine Chandon, known for its award-winning range of sparkling wines. After your informative tour of Domaine Chandon wine making, sample wines that are paired with local cheeses on the terrace with magnificent views of the Yarra Valley.


Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Tour departs from selected Melbourne hotels


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Le Federation Square

Departure time :


  • 8.20 p.m

Hotel pickups begin before this time. Contact the local organizer to verify exact hotel pickup time.

Return details:
The tour ends in Melbourne around 17pm

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