Young Japanese Girl Stretching Out Hand To Feel The Breeze

Your journey starts at Belgrave station, the headquarters of the Railway. The station is only a short walk from Belgrave Township which has an abundance of shopping and dining options.

Setting out from Belgrave, Puffing Billy passes the southern reaches of the beautiful Sherbrooke Forest, a superb example of rainforest noted for its native 'Mountain Ash' trees, a form of eucalypt and the tallest flowering plant in the world.

Within minutes you will travel over Puffing Billy's most famous landmark - the iconic Trestle Bridge. Make sure you have your camera ready!

Your journey continues over the hill, down the valley and into the forest, with eucalyptus leaves (almost) close enough to touch!

After a leisurely 1 hour journey you will arrive at Lakeside station, situated within the picturesque Emerald Lake Park. The park is home to the beautiful Lake Treganowan, Lake Nobelius, gardens, natural bushland, as well as both native and exotic plants, with many fern gullies and open eucalypt forests.

From Lakeside, the journey continues towards Gembrook through Wright Forest, before the landscape opens up to rolling hills and farmland.

Afterwards, your journey back to Belgrave finishes off a day full of shared memories.

  • Belgrave to Gembrook

    Journey time | 1 hour and 50 mins

  • Time at Gembrook

    Approx. 1 hour | Visit J.A.C Russell Park playground, explore Gembrook

  • Gembrook to Belgrave

    Journey time | 1 hour and 50 mins

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Other journeys

Belgrave to Lakeside return

1 hour each way
Allow 3.5 hours

Explore Emerald Lake Park and its beautiful surrounds.

Lakeside to Gembrook return

50 mins each way
Allow 3 hours

Explore Gembrook township and its many eateries.

Belgrave to Menzies Creek return

30 mins each way
Allow 2 hours

Explore Menzies Creek Museum and Little Toot Cafe.