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Puffing Billy Steam Train & Healesville Wildlife

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Discover the beautiful Yarra Valley on this 9-hour tour from Melbourne. See the Dandenong Ranges, explore Sherbrooke Forest, enjoy an Aussie morning tea, ride the Puffing Billy Steam Train, and encounter the wildlife at the Healesville Sanctuary.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a traditional Devonshire Tea
  • Hand-feed native Australian birdlife
  • Ride the historic Puffing Billy Steam Train
  • Get up-close to koalas, kangaroos, wombats, and more
 

Description

Relax and enjoy the great scenery of lush ferns and dense forests of the nearby Dandenong Ranges on this full-day tour from Melbourne. En route you visit the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest, home to lyrebirds, crimson rosella, cockatoos, and kookaburras. Here you can look out for these native birds. Enjoy the picturesque mountain villages scattered along the way and the spectacular views of Melbourne's skyline. Enjoy a traditional Devonshire Tea. Ride the restored Puffing Billy Steam Train for a memorable journey on Australia's most notable narrow gauge railway. Tour the Yarra Valleys beautiful verdant hills and prosperous vineyards. Enjoy a delicious winery lunch and then take a short transfer to your afternoon venue: the award-winning Healesville Sanctuary. Here your guide will escort you among Australia's unique birds and animals in the natural bush land setting of the sanctuary, Australia's premier wildlife and nature sanctuary which is home to over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals, and reptiles. Get up close to koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, cockatoos, parrots, and other wildlife and see the amazing and exciting demonstration of eagles flying within the sanctuary. See the renowned nocturnal house with the shy platypus and stroll through large aviaries and pond areas.
 

Includes

Puffing Billy Steam Train ride
Aussie Billy Tea snack
Entry to Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary
Driver/Guide
Comprehensive commentary
Travel in air-conditioned coach
Pick-up from limited hotels in Melbourne CBD
 

Important Information

  • It is recommended to bring/wear: Comfortable walking shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, water bottle, camera, and a jacket in the cooler months.
 

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