Explore the region

Puffing Billy is proud to work with tourism businesses in our local community.

Our valued partners provide you with places to EAT, STAY and DO in conjunction with your visit to Puffing Billy.


Explore restaurants and cafes located in the Dandenong Ranges, making them perfect places to enjoy a meal on your day out onboard Puffing Billy Railway.

Where to EAT


Explore a range of excellent accommodation providers whose location makes them a suitable base for visitors to Puffing Billy Railway.

Places to STAY


Explore attractions, gardens, villages, wineries, breweries and other points of interest which are easily enjoyed in conjunction with Puffing Billy Railway.


What's on this weekend

Find out what's on in the Yarra Valley & the Dandenong Ranges!

Dandenong Ranges Events Calendar

See the full list of upcoming events in the Dandenong Ranges.

Yarra Valley Events Calendar

See the full list of upcoming events in the Yarra Valley.

Eastern Dandenong Ranges

Get lost up in the hills of the Eastern Dandenong Ranges and beyond!

family experiences

Recharge in the clean air of our region with up close and personal animals experiences, farm gates, walking and riding in amazing scenery.

Belgrave Traders

Why not take some time before or after your visit to Puffing Billy to explore the fantastic local shops and cafes in Belgrave.


In 2015, in the town of Emerald, a huge project was undertaken to resurrect its original Heroes Avenue of Honour and rebuild it in the town centre connecting it to the RSL. Its aim was to commemorate the 32 Emerald men who lost their lives in WW1.