Who we are

Puffing Billy Railway is a not for profit, community-based organisation. Our 600 friendly and passionate volunteers are instrumental to our success in the visitor industry in Victoria.


Puffing Billy is proud to offer a collaborative partnership opportunity for tourism businesses in our region.

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    Why be a partner

    Puffing Billy will recommend your business as a place for our visitors to EAT, STAY or DO in conjunction with their visit.

    By partnering with Puffing Billy, your business will be aligned with a respected organisation who welcomes over 500,000 visitors from both Australia and around the world every year.

    Here are some key statistics:

    Annual visitors
    (last 12 months)

    Website traffic
    unique visitors per year

    44,000+ followers
    1.3m reached
    (last 12 months)

    9,700+ followers
    #puffingbilly posts

    7,300+ followers

    How to qualify

    All Puffing Billy partners will fall into one of the following categories:

    Where to EAT
    Restaurants and cafes located in the Dandenong Ranges.

    Places to STAY
    Accommodation providers whose location makes them a suitable base for visitors to Puffing Billy Railway.

    Things to DO
    Attractions and other points of interest which are easily enjoyed in conjunction with a visit to Puffing Billy Railway.

    How does it work?

    The partnership is a collaboration between two aligned tourism businesses. There is no cost to you.

    Download prospectus

    If you would like to refer to a PDF version of the information on this page, we encourage you to download our Prospectus.

    Partnership queries

    If you have a question about the partnership package, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us.


    Kine Haugland
    Marketing Executive - Business Development and Projects

    Becoming a partner

    To start the process of becoming a partner, please complete our Expression of Interest Form below.

    Expression of Interest Form

    The details provided in this form will enable familiarisation with your business and determine whether there is alignment with Puffing Billy Railway’s family branding. The purpose of this partnership is to provide a value add to not only partners but visitors to the region.