Please note that only the Belgrave to Lakeside return journeys are operating during the winter school holidays.

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Belgrave to Lakeside return

TIME | 1 hour each way (Allow 3.5 hours)
FARES | $31.50 - $153.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the time-honoured tradition of sitting on the carriage sill – a true thrill for young and old! 
  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Visit the Lakeside Visitor Centre.
  • Explore Emerald Lake Park with a range of walking tracks
  • Pre-purchase a Picnic Pack!
  • Hire a bike from COG Bikes Australia
20180120 1 Sitting On Sills By Dean Gifford

Belgrave to Menzies Creek return

TIME | 25 mins each way (Allow 2 hours)
FARES | $19.50 - $91.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Experience the time-honoured tradition of sitting on the carriage sill – a true thrill for young and old! 
  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Explore Menzies Creek Museum, home to more than 80 artifacts.
  • Have a cuppa or morning tea at the Little Toot Cafe.
Puffing Billy Inside Of Menzies Creek Museum Including Little Toot Cafe

Please note: Sitting on the carriage sill is only permitted from Belgrave Station to Menzies Creek and Lakeside Station. Passengers travelling Lakeside Station to Gembrook Station cannot sit on the carriage sill at this time.

Lakeside to Gembrook return

TIME | 45 mins each way (Allow 3 hours)
FARES | $31.50 - $153.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Visit the Lakeside Visitor Centre.
  • Hire a bike from COG Bikes Australia
  • Explore Emerald Lake Park with a range of walking tracks.
  • Journey through the un-spoilt Wright State Forest, with large stands of Stringy Bark and other eucalypt trees.
  • Travel over three timber bridges.  
  • Explore eateries and a park and playground in Gembrook.
  • Pre-purchase a Picnic Pack!
Young Japanese Girl Stretching Out Hand To Feel The Breeze

Belgrave to Gembrook return

TIME | 2 hours each way (Allow 5.5 hours)
FARES | $39.50 - $196.50

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Journey through Sherbrooke Forest, noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees.
  • Travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. 
  • Journey through the un-spoilt Wright State Forest, with large stands of Stringy Bark and other eucalypt trees.
  • Travel over three timber bridges.  
  • Explore eateries and a park and playground in Gembrook.
Getting Here

To find out more about the different journey options before booking, visit the Excursion Train Journeys page.

If you hold an existing special guest pass or gift voucher and you wish to book a visit, please contact our Customer Service team via info@pbr.org.au au or call on 03 9757 0700.

Please note the following important changes to booking a Puffing Billy journey: