Puffing Billy with Australian Wildlife

  • Tour code: 045-764
  • Available: Daily except Thu, Sat(10/1-3/31); Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun (4/1-9/30)
  • Depart from: Melbourne, Australia
From USD$156.33

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Highlights:

Historic steam train ride, entrance to Healesville Sanctuary, Aussie style Bush Billy tea with lamingtons, vegemite and crackers, wine tasting and lunch at Fergusson's Winery.

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Adult:$156.33
Child:$78.16
  • Children ages 4 to 14 eligible for child discount price.
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Day 1

Ride on Australia's most notable narrow gauge railway through the spectacular Blue Dandenong Ranges with bellbirds and kookaburras echoing the steam train's whistle. Tour through the richness of the Yarra Valley - a pastoral experience of farms and vineyards, haystacks and wine grapes. Healesville Sanctuary - a truly Australian experience - cradled in the forested foothills of the Great Divide where you can surround yourself with Australian wildlife!

  • Visit Sherbrooke Forest - heart of the Dandenongs; tall eucalypts, kookaburras and bellbirds Share Bush Billy tea of Aussie grown tea and gum leaves, lamingtons, vegemite and crackers with the locals.
  • Colourful Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! (opportunity to hand feed)
  • Ride through the forest from Belgrave on Puffing Billy steam train - an original steam locomotive
  • Sherbrooke Forest - noted for its lyrebirds, tall mountain ash eucalypts and fern gullies
  • Taste Australian wines at Fergusson's Winery
  • Tour through the Yarra Valley
  • Visit Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery - a sweet feast for the senses
  • Visit Healesville Sanctuary - home for over 200 species of Australian birds, mammals and reptiles in a natural bushland setting
  • Hand feed native birds
  • Stroll through paddocks of kangaroos and wallabies
  • Explore the wetlands and discover birds of the wild - spoonbills, herons, egrets and galahs.
  • Look out for the Little Pied Cormorant!
  • Walk through large aviaries and pond areas that bring birds of the wild so close to hand - the elusive lyrebirds, eagles & ibis
  • Witness the ?Birds of Prey? demonstration - an awesome aerial display of the hunting skills as they dive and soar across the arena
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