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 Railway is a narrow gauge tourist heritage steam railway and Victorian icon that has been operating in the Dandenong Ranges for over 118 years.
Puffing Billy operates up to six trains a day, every day except Christmas Day on its original mountain track between Belgrave and Gembrook.
The Railway welcomes visitors from not only Australia, but also international destinations including China, South East Asia, Japan, Korea, UK, and USA.
The authentic steam train ride is promoted through a range of channels including but not limited to digital marketing and social media, tour operators, bloggers and print media.
Puffing Billy is proud to offer a collaborative partnership opportunity for tourism businesses in our region.
WHY BE A PARTNER
- By partnering with Puffing Billy, your business will be aligning with a strong, respected organisation who welcomes over 510,000 visitors from both Australia and around the world every year.
- Puffing Billy will recommend your business as a place for our visitors to EAT, STAY or DO in conjunction with their visit.
HOW TO QUALIFY
All Puffing Billy partners will fall into one of the following categories:
Restaurants and cafes located in the Dandenong Ranges.
Accommodation providers including Bed & Breakfasts, hotels, motels, caravan parks whose location makes them a suitable base for visitors to Puffing Billy Railway.
Attractions, gardens, villages, wineries, breweries and other points of interest which are easily enjoyed in conjunction with a visit to Puffing Billy Railway.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
The partnership will be a collaboration between two aligned tourism businesses. There is no cost to you.
BECOMING A PARTNER
To start the process, please complete our Expression of Interest Form. The details provided in the 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.
If you have any questions prior to submitting the Expression of Interest, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
If you would like to refer to a PDF version of the information on this page, we encourage you to request a partnership prospectus. To do this, simply click on the link below.
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