START AT LAKESIDE!
Beat the crowds and enjoy a visit to Emerald Lake Park either before or after the Puffing Billy journey. This park offers BBQ facilities and picnic tables, playground facilities, a wading pool and paddle boats for hire.
Share the grandeur and charm of a three hour steam train journey whilst savouring a delicious lunch in our fully enclosed, heritage dining carriages.
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Calling all Day Out With Thomas ticket holders – Saturday 20 October
Thomas is here, ready and waiting! Hopefully the rain will clear, but don’t forget to bring your gumboots and wet weather attire just in case. We look forward to welcoming you at our Gembrook Station for an enjoyable day out with Thomas and friends.
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Enjoy an intriguing night of murder, mystery and suspense aboard Puffing Billy’s evening dining train.
Our live performer will have you up and dancing or, simply sit back and relax with your family and friends.
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.
Join us for a night of fine wine, food and live entertainment by local band ‘Black and Blue’.
The evening will be filled with the nostalgia and charm of steam, whilst enjoying our roving musician, providing an unforgettable experience.
Here is your opportunity to drive a 130-year old steam locomotive along a winding, steeply graded narrow-gauge railway, through a variety of inspiring scenery between Emerald and Cockatoo.