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Healesville Sanctuary and Puffing Billy Steam Train Day Trip from Melbourne

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  • 1
    Healesville Sanctuary
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
  • 2
    Puffing Billy Railway
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Dandenong Ranges
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission excluded
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Highlights
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You may choose a pickup from the available list or the following locations: Immigration Museum (400 Flinders Street) or Regent Theatre (191 Collins Street). Pickup is only available from the listed hotels.

    Your pick up information including exact meeting time will be provided after a booking is placed.

    This tour returns to Melbourne between 5:00pm-5:30pm.
    Departure Time
    7:30 AM
    Duration
    7h
    Inclusions
    • Experienced driver/guide & live commentary
    • Transport by air-conditioned 24-seater touring vehicle
    • Pickup and drop-off from selected hotels
    • Access to the free translation app
    • One-way journey on Puffing Billy Steam Train
    • Park Entry Fees
    • Entry/Admission - Healesville Sanctuary
    • Entry/Admission - Puffing Billy Railway
    Exclusions
    • Lunch
    • Drinks (available to purchase)
    • Entry/Admission - Dandenong Ranges
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please note: At times the itinerary may operate in reverse
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • No large luggage permitted, please keep bags to a maximum of 5kg
    • If travelling with an infant, please contact Tour Operator directly and request infant seat
    • Children of all ages must purchase a ticket
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 24 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Lovely half day at Healesville - tour guide was a huge help, reserved us seats at Spirit of the Sky bird show, must see. Then off to Puffing Billy for a 30min train ride through Dandenong forest. Fun for the kids. Feed the birds after the train ride(included) lots of fun
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    Bill is the best. He look after us so well. Nice & friendly, lots of info, reserved the best seats, took photos... everything you need ! :)
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    The experience is so much better with a small group tour. Our guide Bill made sure we had the best seats at the Bird Show even queuing up in advance and saving us a spot. We had an amazing close-up experience at the animal hospital in the Healesville Sanctuary where an injured
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    We wanted to go to both Healesville Sanctuary and Puffin Billy in the Dangdenongs. Our "tour guide" was Tobey who talked for about 10 minutes total during the 8 hour tour.He didn't introduce himself or have the participants introduce themselves. That always helps make the
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    I would highly recommend BunyipTours. I traveled solo and joined a day tour with 11 other travellers whom I only met on the bus (families/couples). It’s a 24 seater bus so we had more than enough space for everyone. Shout out to our fun guide, Robert aka Rob. He made everyone
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    By: Bunyip Tours
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    PrateekS665
    25
    Great experience
    Bunyip provided great travel experience. Mikec, tour guide, was very enthusiastic and explained the history
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    lucydawson1205
    11
    Awesome day at the prom
    My husband and I went on the day trip to Wilson’s Prom on 24th Jan. Had such a great day. Our guides were Yaz and
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    Daph51
    Salfords
    2813
    Great tour for Neighbours fans!
    Our bus arrived on time, which is always a good start! Cloe our guide was great fun and very informative. We had a
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    catherinelY7218HP
    10
    Great Ocean Road Tour & 12 Apostles
    Had a wonderful day touring with Jonathan. He is very personable, warm, and sensitive to the needs of individuals
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    gwenr867
    10
    Way To Go!
    A comfortable coach and a personable guide (Chris), whose knowledge and flexibility catered so well for a diverse
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    andrewsansom
    Sydney, Australia
    10
    Awesome range of activites, great guide and very informative!
    We did the full da tour out to Philip island. It's a long day but you see so much. Ricky, our guide was awesome
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    TheSeattleTraveller
    Seattle
    6131
    Avoid! Dangerous driving
    I took a tour with their sister company. This review is for Bunyip. Their sister company Go West was perfectly OK.
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    susannepH1842KT
    Margaret River, Australia
    70
    Perfect
    Perfect organization, very informative Tour guide Chris, good vibes, great landscape. Upgrade during Tour to Hotel
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    pernillegrambentsen
    Copenhagen, Denmark
    30
    Amazing penguins plus lots more on a great daytrip
    A day full of amazing experiences and a very knowledgeable guide - Ricky - who with enthusiasm gave us lots of
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    CraigKeyworth
    10
    Excellent tour with our guide Shannara
    My wife and I took the two-day Great Ocean Road & Phillip Island tour in mid-January. There were ten of us on the
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    Explore720933
    10
    Yarra valley wine and food tour
    TheYarra Valley wine and food day tour -- done many; but this was as good as any; Gary was fantastic as were the
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    Haidee P
    Warwick, United Kingdom
    317
    Great tour, the penguin parade is a must see
    We took this tour and loved every minute. We got to feed the kangeroos at the moonlit wildlife santury first and
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    minkyworld
    10
    😊
    Courtney is the bomb ❤️ she was very organised, kind, considerate, helpful and told us so many stories about
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    Z717SZjennifers
    10
    Awesome trip!
    Our tour guide, Rachael, was amazing! We saw so many great sites and places over the three days. I would
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    Cheriejustcherie
    10
    An amazing day tour with Glenn
    We saw a lot of wildlife animals and thanks to our tour guide Glenn, we had an amazing day. He was nice, funny,
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    • Duration: 7h
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