Your journey will take you on a route through the Dandenong Ranges National Park amongst giant eucalyptus and fern trees, and through the artistic villages of Olinda and Kallista, where you will find antique stores and cozy cafés.
You will take a short ride on Puffing Billy, the oldest Australian steam engine, through the most splendid parts of the Australian forest. You will also have the opportunity to view Melbourne from the SkyHigh Mt Dandenong observation deck.
Australian cockatoos and rosella parrots will meet you at the bird-feeding area, after which you will be able to try the famous Australian pie in a local café, awarded many times with gold medals for serving the best pies in Australia.
In the second half of the day you can visit one of Australia’s oldest zoos – Healesville Sanctuary (ticket not included), where you will behold Australia’s most popular animals: kangaroos, koalas, wombats, dingoes, emus, platypuses and bilbies. As a part of our service we provide you a discounted tickets there.
Upon finishing your tour you will be dropped off at your Melbourne hotel.
Inclusions and Highlights
Hotel pick-up and drop-off in Melbourne CBD
Touring minibus with English speaking guide
Bottled water along the way
Entry tickets to Puffing Billy 25 minutes ride
Dandenong Mountain Sky View
Famous Australian pie in a local café
Tour is available on a daily basis with a minimum of 3 people
• Healsville Sanctuary : adult $25, child $10
• This tour can be combined with Penguin Parade visit during summer season. We will provide you special price upon request