Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy HeaderEnjoy the excitement of a ride on Puffing Billy steam railway in the Blue Dandenongs.

Puffing Billy has been delighting people of all ages for more than 100 years. Now operating as a genuine living museum, Puffing Billy is an icon that is popular with children, families, tourists and steam train enthusiasts.

Relive the days of steam and experience the charm and romance of this historic railway, which officially opened with the first steam train on the narrow gauge track, on the 18th of December, 1900.

All abroad for a wonderful journey!
Breathe the fresh mountain air amid the spectacular scenery of tall forests and fern gullies as Puffing Billy winds its way through the mountains of the Blue Dandenongs.

This tour can be combined with:Puffing Billy

  • a visit to the villages of Olinda & Sassafras for those who like to explore the unique treasures of the speciality shops
  • morning Tea, or a delicious lunch in one of the areas many cafĂ©’s
  • famous gardens of the Dandenongs or William Ricketts Sanctuary
  • Healesville Sanctuary in the Yarra Valley
  • Yarra Valley wine tour