Take a day trip from Melbourne to check out 3 of Victoria's very best nature & wildlife destinations. Your journey on the historic Puffing Billy Steam Train will take you through lush green gullies, towering rainforests and quaint towns. The Dandenong Ranges are a truly tranquil part of Greater Melbourne and gives you the opportunity to get back to nature. Then head to the multi-award winning Moonlit Sanctuary Wildlife Conservation Park for close up viewing of many rare and endangered species of native animals. You'll even have the opportunity to get up close to some friendly Wallabies and Kangaroos! Finally it's on to the main attraction, the world-famous Penguin Parade! Witness the nightly spectacle as hundreds of Little Penguins make their way out of the surf and up the beach to their nesting grounds.
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Everyone in the booking is required to have a ticket before visiting, including toddlers and babies. Tickets will not be available on the day from the Belgrave booking office. Tickets must pre-booked
Puffing Billy Railway is required to record the contact details for all guests to ensure contact tracing can be conducted in the event of a coronavirus case being detected. Records are kept electronically for 28 days, before being destroyed
If you are feeling unwell or displaying symptoms that include fever, shortness of breath, we kindly ask you to refrain from visiting the Railway and seek immediate medical help
Social distancing requirements must be adhered to, ensuring all visitors, staff and volunteers are kept safe
Puffing Billy has gone cashless. Visitors must bring their bank card on the day to make contactless payments.
You must wear a fitted face mask covering your nose and mouth as a passenger on Puffing Billy or in any areas where you cannot maintain a 1.5 m distance from others
Please note, the mandatory wearing of masks is subject to change by the Victorian Government and visitors will be expected to adhere to the rules that are in place at the time. Visitors are required to have a mask with them at all times