Guided tour

Melbourne: Puffing Billy & Healesville Sanctuary Scenic Tour

Melbourne: Puffing Billy & Healesville Sanctuary Scenic Tour

From £92.07 per person

Get picked up from your central Melbourne accommodation and ride the Puffing Billy steam train, enjoy Devonshire morning tea in Sherbrooke forest, visit world-renowned Healesville Sanctuary, and sample some chocolate at the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Pickup included
Please meet outside your hotel lobby entrance 15 minutes prior to tour departure. Your guide/driver will be clearly visible wearing a blue "Wine Hop Tours" polo top. Drivers cannot wait for longer than 5 minutes after the scheduled pickup time.


  • Ride the world-famous Puffing Billy from Belgrave to the picturesque Emerald Lake park
  • Indulge in a scrumptious Devonshire tea at Sherbrooke forest
  • Explore the world-renowned Healesville Sanctuary and see iconic Australian animals
  • Tantalize your taste buds with a visit to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie
Full description
Drive from your central accommodation in a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle with free Wi-Fi to the world-famous Puffing Billy steam train. Ride Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Emerald Lake Park. Enjoy this iconic steam train ride through the glorious Dandenong Ranges, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Victoria. Enjoy Devonshire morning tea in the Sherbrooke forest. Then, explore the world-renowned Healesville Sanctuary where you can wander at your leisure, viewing native animals such as koalas, kangaroos, platypus, birds of prey, and more. Take a seat and learn something new at the animal education lessons and live shows. You can also purchase your lunch here as well. Finish with a visit to the Yarra Valley Chocolaterie, where you can sample complimentary chocolates. Return back to your accommodation in central Melbourne.
  • Pickup and drop-off from accommodation/nearby location
  • Free WiFi
  • Devonshire tea
  • Ticket to ride Puffing Billy from Belgrave to Emerald Lake Park
  • Entrance to Healesville Sanctuary Wildlife Park
  • Entrance to Yarra Valley Chocolaterie
  • Lunch (available for purchase)
  • Additional food and drinks
  • Souvenirs
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • You must keep social distance while in vehicles
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You must bring your own headphones
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Water
  • Jacket

Not allowed

  • Luggage or large bags

Know before you go

  • Tour runs in all weather conditions but may be subject to cancelation if bus numbers are not met.
  • Plenty of notice will be given should this occur.
Customer reviews

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An unforgettable and wonderful experience! The organization was very professional and always updating on every single detail. The van was truly comfortable. Our tour guide Matt was very informative, professional and always trying to fit all our needs during the trip, paying attention to all the details and explaining throughout all the places we went past an interesting description. Believe me when I say that this tour is good value for the money! Beautiful landscapes and personalised attention, you won't be disappointed.

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18 January 2021

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