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Puffing Billy Belgrave to Lakeside Return Tickets

Melbourne, Victoria

Travel the Dandenong Ranges on the historic Puffing Billy steam railway from Belgrave to Lakeside return.

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Explore the Dandenong Ranges on the historic Puffing Billy steam railway from Belgrave to Lakeside. Share the joy as you pass lush fern gullies deep in the rainforest on the heritage open carriage railway. The Puffing Billy is a piece of Victorian history to share with the family and take in the sights with a stop at Lakeside.

Travel over four historic timber trestle bridges on the original mountain track during the scenic railway journey. This experience operates all year round and is high demand. Book your Puffing Billy tickets here and be on your way to the Dandenong Ranges.

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 Lakeside Station

Exclusions

  • Dinner train experiences
  • Food and beverages (picnic and lunch packs can be purchased as an optional extra)

Extras

  • Option to add Picnic and 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
  • Couple’s Picnic Pack includes 2x Baguette rolls, 1x Salad, 1x Fruit Salad, 1x Mixed Berry Yoghurt, Mini Muffins, 2x Waters. Picnic pack is collected at Lakeside Station
  • Family Picnic Pack includes 2x Baguette rolls, 2x Gourmet sandwiches, 1x Salad, 2x Fruit Salads, 2x Mixed Berry Yoghurts, Variety of Cookies and Mini Muffins, 4x Waters. Picnic pack is collected at Lakeside 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

  • 10am Departure from Belgrave to Lakeside and Return trip departs Lakeside at 12.30pm
  • 11am Summer Season Departure from Belgrave to Lakeside and Return trip departs Lakeside at 1.45pm
  • 11am Winter Season Departure from Belgrave to Lakeside and return trip departs Lakeside at 3.30pm
  • 12.30pm Departure from Belgrave to Lakeside and Return trip departs Lakeside at 2.45pm
  • 2.45pm Departure from Belgrave to Lakeside and Return trip departs Lakeside at 4.45pm
  • 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
  • Picnic and lunch pack rates are subject to change without notice
  • Picnic and lunch packs are non-refundable nor transferrable
  • Bookings for picnic and lunch packs close at 4 pm the day before travel
  • Picnic and lunch packs are subject to availability
  • Where selected advertised items cannot be secured or are out of stock, an item close to the original product will be provided
  • Whilst every attempt is made to honour all bookings, PBR reserves the right to alter menu, events, timetables or locomotives without prior notice

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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