Premium Experiences

Carriage Hire

1 hour each way
Allow 3.5 hours

Our exclusive carriage hire offers you and up to nine guests the opportunity to sit back and relax in our generously spaced open-side carriages from Belgrave to Lakeside station return.

Food & Beverage Packages

Train & Lunch at the Packing Shed

55 mins each way
Allow 3 hrs 15 mins

Sit back, relax, and bask in the company of loved ones with a ride on board Australia’s oldest preserved steam railway and a delicious two-course lunch at one of Puffing Billy’s finest hidden gems – the historic Packing Shed.

Train, Museum & Morning Tea

30 mins each way
Allow 2 hours

Enjoy a 30-minute journey from Belgrave, passing over the historic trestle bridge and through the forests of the Dandenong Ranges, before arriving at Menzies Creek to visit the museum and enjoy your morning tea.

Train & Lunch / Picnic Pack

Various journey times
Allow 2-6 hours

We have a range of delicious picnic and lunch packs available for adults, children, couples and families.

These are available for pre-order with your train tickets, and can be collected at Belgrave and Lakeside station.

Excursion Train Journeys

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.

Have a look at the Fares & Timetables page for details about dates and times the different train journeys operate.

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

30 mins each way
Allow 2 hours

Explore Menzies Creek Museum and Little Toot Cafe.

Belgrave to Gembrook return

1 hr 50 mins each way
Allow 6 hours

Explore Emerald Lake Park and Gembrook's many eateries.

Lakeside to Gembrook return

50 mins each way
Allow 3 hours

Explore Gembrook township and its many eateries.