Entry ticket

Puffing Billy Railway: Heritage Steam Train Journey

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76 reviews

Activity provider:Puffing Billy Railway
Entry ticket

Puffing Billy Railway: Heritage Steam Train Journey

Activity provider:Puffing Billy Railway
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From US$ 39.76 per person

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Step into a timeless world of wonder with Australia’s favourite steam train: Puffing Billy, located in the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, only one hour east of Melbourne.

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Duration 3 - 6 hours
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Wheelchair accessible


  • Travel on an authentic heritage preserved steam railway
  • Meet with some of Puffing Billy Railways 300 volunteers
  • Choose your journey options starting at Belgrave or Lakeside stations
  • Dangle your legs outside the carriage in a time-honored tradition
  • Soak up the scenic surrounding of Emerald Lake Park
Full description

Arrive at the station via car or public transport and prepare to travel on a historic locomotive through the scenic Dandenong Ranges. Built in 1900 and recognised as one of the finest preserved steam railways in the world, Puffing Billy continues to travel on its original mountain track between Belgrave and Gembrook, Puffing Billy offers traditional train journeys, first-class wine and dine experiences and so much more to explore off the tracks. Discover the new state-of-the-art facility set in the scenic surrounds of Emerald Lake Park. The new Lakeside Visitor Centre enhances the Puffing Billy experience, featuring a café, function room, significantly upgraded facilities, extensive retail, dining options, and interpretation spaces for you to enjoy.

  • Heritage steam train journey
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

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Important information

Know before you go

  • Children under the age of 4 travel for free when not occupying a seat however will still need to be included in booking ticket count
  • Please note there are limited wheelchair spaces available on board the heritage carriages. Please call our customer service team on (03) 9757 0700 to ensure we can assist in accommodating your needs
  • Sitting on the carriage sill is only permitted between Belgrave Station & Lakeside Station
  • Trains will not be canceled due to inclement weather
  • Guide/Assistance dogs are the only dogs permitted on the train
  • Puffing Billy is open every day besides Christmas Day (25 December)
  • Due to the heritage nature of the carriages, only folded on narrow prams can fit through the narrow carriage doors
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