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Puffing Billy Belgrave to Gembrook Return Tickets

Melbourne, Victoria

Discover a piece of tranquillity riding through the Dandenong Ranges on Melbourne’s Puffing Billy heritage steam train journey.

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DESCRIPTION

Share in a piece of Victoria’s history with an iconic railway journey through the Dandenong Ranges on the Puffing Billy steam train. The scenic journey will take passengers through the tranquil rainforest, fern gullies and towering Mountain Ash trees along a 24km track from Belgrave to Gembrook and back.

Feel the wind in your hair as you cruise through the ranges on the open carriage railway while you take in the sights and listen to commentary about the local region. This is an experience for the children, parents, grandparents and railway enthusiasts who will all love taking a ride through Victoria’s history. Be sure to pre-book online as Puffing Billy tickets are in demand.

Note

  • Puffing Billy Railway is required to record the contact details for all guests to ensure contact tracing can be conducted in the event of a coronavirus case being detected. Records are kept electronically for 28 days, before being destroyed. Please ensure you provide the names and contact details of everyone in your party in the Booking Notes section at checkout

Inclusions

  • Return train fare from Belgrave Station to Gembrook Station

Exclusions

  • Dinner train experiences
  • Food and beverages (Lunch Packs can be purchased as optional extras at time of booking)

Extras

  • Option to add Lunch Packs to your booking
  • Adult Lunch Pack includes 1x Gourmet Sandwich, 1x Mixed Berry Yoghurt, 1x Banana Bread, 1x Water. Lunch pack is collected at Belgrave Station
  • Child Lunch park includes 1x Sandwich (jam or Vegemite), 1x Mini Mixed Berry Yoghurt, 1x Cookie, 1x Water. Lunch pack is collected at Belgrave Station

Highlights

  • See the scenic vistas of the iconic Dandenong Ranges on board
  • Feel the wind in your hair traveling in our heritage open sided carriages
  • Step back in time to a bygone era and experience an unforgettable part of Victorian history
  • An authentic heritage steam train experience, established in the 1900’s and still running 119 years later
  • Engage with knowledgeable and passionate volunteers who help run the railway
  • Travel over four historic timber trestle bridges during your journey along Puffing Billy’s original mountain track

Time

  • Summer season: 11am departure from Belgrave to Gembrook arriving 1.15pm – return trip departs Gembrook at 2.45pm arriving Belgrave 5pm
  • Winter season: 11am departure from Belgrave to Gembrook arriving 12.55pm – return trip departs Gembrook at 2.45pm arriving Belgrave 4.20pm
  • Departures run on Saturday and Sunday
  • Timetables are subject to change

Departure Location

  • Belgrave Station: 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave, VIC, 3160
  • Lakeside Station: Emerald Lake Park – Emerald Lake Road, Emerald, VIC, 3782

Additional Information

  • A fitted face mask covering your nose and mouth must be worn during your visit to Puffing Billy Railway in all indoor areas, including in our carriages, apart from when eating and drinking, or if medically exempt
  • Please note, the mandatory wearing of masks is subject to change by the Victorian
    Government and visitors will be expected to adhere to the rules that are in place at the time. Visitors are required to have a mask with them at all times
  • Puffing Billy Railway is required to record the contact details for all guests to ensure contact tracing can be conducted in the event of a coronavirus case being detected. Records are kept electronically for 28 days, before being destroyed
  • Due to the heritage nature of the carriages, only folding or narrow prams can be accommodated through the narrow carriage doors
  • Guide/Assistant dogs are the only dogs permitted on the train
  • Puffing Billy has gone cashless. Visitors must bring their bank card on the day to make contactless payments

SAFETY NOTICE

For safety reasons, passengers must abide by the following regulations:

  • Do not hang your legs outside of the carriage
  • Do not stand, walk, sit or lay on the railway tracks!
  • Do not open the carriage doors on the non-platform side of the train
  • Do not open the carriage doors whilst the train is moving
  • Smoking is not permitted on the train, platforms or under any roofed areas

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations within 7 days of the confirmed train departure, or failure to arrive for the departure, will result in 100% loss of the ticket price
  • Whilst every attempt is made to honour all bookings, the operator reserves the right to alter events, timetables or locomotives without prior notice
  • Trains and events will NOT be cancelled due to inclement weather
  • On declared days of TOTAL FIRE BAN in the Central Zone or the whole State of Victoria, steam locomotives will not run, instead the train will be operated with a diesel locomotive
  • On declared Fire Danger Rating days of Extreme or Code Red in the Central Zone or the whole State of Victoria, the operator will close with no trains running
  • Should the operator be unable to run this train or an event, they will endeavour to transfer your booking to another date. However, if this is not possible, a full refund will be given. In this instance, they will notify you of the cancellation by email and/or phone as soon as possible

Booking Information

  • Confirmation in the form of a tour voucher will be received at time of booking
  • Upon completion of purchase, please print the voucher and present on day of the experience
  • Availability was accurate at the time of booking however, is subject to change due to circumstances out of our control
  • For your information, complete Tour Operator Information including contact details is included on your tour voucher
  • We strongly suggest reconfirming your booking with the tour operator within 24 hours of making your booking and prior to making other travel arrangements

Location

Melbourne, Victoria

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