1. Australia
  2. Victoria, Australia
  3. Melbourne
  4. Yarra Valley

Melbourne: Puffing Billy & Yarra Valley Wineries with Lunch

Product ID: 41939
Experience Dandenong Ranges National Park and hop on the Puffing Billy Steam Train – Australia’s favorite century-old steam train and one of the major tourist attractions. In the afternoon, visit Yarra Valley wineries for wine tasting and a roast lunch.
About this activity
Duration: 9 hours
Starting time 8:10 AM
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pick-up available for selected hotels in CBD. Please provide your accommodation at the time of booking for confirmation.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Travel through the beautiful Dandenong Ranges National Park
  • Enjoy a Devonshire Tea, followed by a famous spit roast lunch
  • Ride the historic and immensely popular Puffing Billy Steam Train
  • Visit Fergusson's Winery and Dominique Portet (wineries may change on special occasions such as public holidays)
Itinerary
9 hours
  • Melbourne

  • Dandenong Ranges (view)

  • Puffing Billy Railway (panoramic train)

  • Yarra Valley (shopping)

  • Yarra Valley (wine tasting)

  • Melbourne

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Full description
Only an hour's drive from Melbourne is the beautiful Dandenong Ranges, home to colorful native birds, fern gullies and tall mountain ash eucalypts. Enjoy some delicious Devonshire Tea and then experience the Puffing Billy Steam Train – Australia’s favorite century-old steam train and one of its biggest tourist attractions.

In the afternoon, traverse the stunning Yarra Valley, Victoria’s popular wine-producing region, and visit the Fergusson’s Winery to sample some of its quality wines and feast on its renowned spit roast lunch. After lunch, the tour will bring you to the celebrated Yarra Valley Chocolaterie and Ice Creamery, where you will sample something sweet for a little dessert after your lunch. Then you will finish your day off at Dominique Portet with a beautiful wine tasting.
Includes
  • Return transfer from/to Melbourne
  • All admissions as per itinerary
  • Devonshire Tea
  • Lunch and wine tasting at 2 wineries

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• Pick-up is available from selected hotels, so please provide your accommodation at the time of booking. Alternatively, you may go to the meeting point at Melbourne Day Tour Centre located at Corner Flinder St and Russell St
• The train ride will be from Belgrave to Menzies Creek and the journey takes half an hour
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 113 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.7 / 5
  • Organization
    4.4 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.5 / 5
  • Safety
    4.8 / 5
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The tour was amazing including the bus ride. The driver Chris was friendly and told us interesting information about the different areas we drove past. The only disappointing part was the lunch at Fergusson's which felt more like pub food more than winery food. The food was bland and not very exciting. However, the beautiful views made up for it. All in all it wa a fantastic day!

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December 22, 2019

The communication of time changing was very bad as at first they arranged picking up time at 7.40-8.10. Then they changed the picking up time at 7.10 without my confirmation which meant I may know or not they wouldn’t care about it. Even the time table in the application still haven’t changed. However, I made it on time and the guide from greyline was the best guide ever. Thanks to him.

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November 25, 2019

Great Tour

We were being switched to a different tour agent as there was only 4 of us. The new arrangements did not stop us from having a great experience. Liam, our guide is very knowledgeable and experience. Getyourguide has contacted us via phone and email to keep us informed of the changes. Great service and good tour experience.

June 9, 2019

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Product ID: 41939