Ride on the iconic Puffing Billy railway with a fantastic day trip from Melbourne and enjoy a fantastic Yarra Valley wine tasting!
• Historic steam train ride
• Bush Billy Tea with lamingtons
• Vegemite and crackers
• Winery lunch with glass of wine
• Opportunity for wine tasting at Fergusson’s Winery
• Wine tasting at Rochford Wines
• Wine tasting and tour at Dominique Portet
• Free Wi-Fi on coach
A tour for those with food, wine and a little history appreciation. Puffing Billy is an icon that you’re going to ride in’ the hills.’ Spend the rest of the day sampling local produce in Yarra Valley and, of course, wine!
Tour the picturesque wine region of the Yarra Valley from the charm of the Blue Dandenongs and Puffing Billy steam train. Enjoy a delicious, hearty spit roast lunch at Fergusson’s Winery, followed by a glass of wine. There’s a chance to have a taste after your lunch at the cellar door. Visit the ever-popular and relatively new Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery for a taste of something delicious. Be amazed at your range of products! Start a formal wine tasting at Dominique Portet’s award-winning Rochford Wines and wine tasting, free cheese bite and tour.
Highlights of this tour
* Depart Melbourne through the eastern suburbs
* Fly through the Sherbrooke Forest in the heart of the Dandenongs with its high eucalyptus, fern gullies and bird life
* Enjoy Aussie’s Bush Billy tea with tea and gum leaves, lamingtons and Vegemite with crackers
* See Crimson Rosellas and King Parrots! Ride on the Puffing Billy steam train through the native woods from Belgrave to Menzies Creek, the most picturesque part of the original steam locomotive journey
* Travel through the quaint villages of Dandenong, known for its picturesque cafés, craft shops and beautiful gardens
* Beautiful views from Grantulla Rd
* Have a tasty spit roast lunch with wine at Fergusson’s Winery.
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