START AT LAKESIDE!
Beat the crowds and enjoy a visit to Emerald Lake Park before your journey to the picturesque country town of Gembrook. Experience the thrill of travelling over four timber trestle bridges and through Wright Forest.
Steam & Cuisine Luncheon
Relax and unwind with a majestic three-hour steam train journey as you take in the scenic vista of the Dandenong Ranges whilst savouring a delicious lunch in our heritage dining carriages.
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The Great Train Race isn’t simply a race amongst fellow competitors – it’s an exciting challenge competing against the steam locomotive, Puffing Billy! The race route takes runners through fern gullies and hills, along tarmac roads and multi-purpose trails competing against Australia’s favourite steam engine from Belgrave to Emerald Lake Park. The Great Train Race…
This three-hour experience allows plenty of time to savour your meal, take in the scenic vista of Dandenong Ranges and explore the delights of Emerald Lake Park.
Thomas Tickets are now OPEN! Thomas fans are invited to the picturesque Gembrook Station to enjoy: 35-minute train ride with Thomas, Percy, and Diesel The Imagination Station – play and create with Thomas and Friends Jumping Castles Animal Nursery Photo opportunities with Thomas and Friends And plenty of other FUN activities for all the family! Don’t forget to…
Enjoy an intriguing night of murder, mystery and suspense aboard Puffing Billy’s evening dining train.
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We are committed to providing positive experiences in an environment that's caring, nurturing and safe. Successful volunteer applicants will undertake a Working With Children Check and a National Police Check prior to commencement.