Yarra valley, puffing billy & Healesville
Enjoy the lush ferns and dense forests of the nearby Dandenong Ranges. Enjoy a traditional morning tea of Aussie billy tea, lamingtons and vegemite crackers. Ride the restored Puffing Billy Steam Train for a memorable journey on Australia’s most notable narrow gauge railway. Tour the Yarra Valley’s beautiful verdant hills and prosperous vineyards. Enjoy lunch at Fergusson Winery. Wander among Australia’s unique birds and animals in the natural bushland setting of Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary, Australia’s premier wildlife and nature sanctuary. Immerse yourself in Australian fauna and flora. Healesville is home to over 200 species of Australian Wildlife. Get up-close to koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, cockatoos, parrots and much more. Witness the amazing and exciting ‘Eagles Fly’ demonstration within the sanctuary. See Healesville Sanctuary’s renowned nocturnal house with the shy platypus. Walk through large aviaries and pond areas to admire the birds and animals.