Excursion Train Journeys

Step back in time as you enjoy an authentic heritage steam train experience. Travel through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges on board our Excursion Train journey, with fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead.

Belgrave to Lakeside return

1 hour each way
Allow 3.5 hours

Explore Emerald Lake Park with a range of walking tracks.

Belgrave to Menzies Creek return

25 mins each way
Allow 2 hours

Explore Menzies Creek Museum and Little Toot Cafe.

Lakeside to Gembrook return

45 mins each way
Allow 3 hours

Explore Gembrook township and its many eateries.

Belgrave to Gembrook return

1 hr 50 mins each way
Allow 6 hours

Explore Emerald Lake Park and Gembrook's many eateries.

Picnic Packs

We have a range of delicious picnic packs available for adults and children.

Carriage Hire

1 hour each way
Allow 3.5 hours

Enjoy exclusive use of an open-sided carriage from Belgrave to Lakeside station return.

Menzies Creek Museum


The new historic museum covers a space of 1160 square metres and houses over 80 exhibits.

Dog Express

50 mins each way
Allow 3 hrs 

Passengers and their four-legged family members can travel on a special Lakeside to Gembrook service. The day starts at Emerald Lake Park, with plenty of walking tracks and trails for families and dogs to explore before boarding dog-friendly carriages at Lakeside Station.

Steam & Cuisine Luncheon

1 hour each way
Allow 3 hrs 30 mins

We invite you to Puffing Billy for a different experience - travelling First-Class! 

COG Bikes Australia Bike Hire

Hire a bike from Puffing Billy Railway's Lakeside Station and explore Emerald Lake Park precinct from a new perspective. Trail bikes, e-bikes, balance bikes or children's pedal bikes available to suit all capabilities and interests. 

Yoga & Pilates Classes

Enjoy a Saturday morning stretch at Lakeside Visitor Centre

Locals Pass

Do you live within 10 km of Puffing Billy?

Gift vouchers

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