Travel through the magnificent Dandenong Ranges, with lush fern gullies brushing past and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead. Puffing Billy makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air whilst the train makes its way through the temperate rainforest.

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

50 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.

The Puffing Billy 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.