Please note that the majority of the information on this page predates the restrictions put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to visit the websites of the businesses listed below for current information about their circumstances.

 

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

Avonsleigh

BAM BAM ITALIAN

Bam Bam Italian
Bam Bam Italian

Offers TAKE AWAY, READY MADE MEALS AND STAPLES for pick up from 5pm - 8.30pm 7 days per week.

Visit the Bam Bam Italian website for the takeaway menu and list of ready-made meals and staples available! 

Information current as at 31/03/2020

Belgrave

Babaji’s Kitchen - South Indian street food

Babajis Kitchen
Babajis Kitchen

BELGRAVE | 1/1644 Burwood Hwy

Closed Christmas Day and New Year's Day

Belliful of Bliss Cafe

Cockatoo

Brunch on McBride

Brunch on McBride
Brunch on McBride

COCKATOO | 44B McBride Street

Closed Public Holidays & Code Red Fire Danger days

Emerald

General Food Store

The General Food Store

Closed temporarily

Information current as at 7/4/2020

INCY WINCY

Incy Wincy

Open for TAKEAWAY ONLY during the times listed below.

Check social media for opening hours on public holidays

Information current as at 31/03/2020

ZEST CAFE BAR RESTAURANT

Zest Cafe

Kitchen closing at 3pm.
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Gembrook

THE INDEPENDENT GEMBROOK RESTAURANT AND BAR

The Independent Gembrook
The Independent Gembrook

GEMBROOK | 79 Main Street

Table bookings required, visit website for further information.

THE STATION HOUSE PIZZERIA

Olinda

OLINDA TEA HOUSE

Olinda Tea House

Temporarily closed

Information current as at 26/03/2020

Puffing Billy - where to stay nearby

Places to stay

Explore a range of accommodation providers that are suitable as a base for visitors. Puffing Billy collaborates with accommodation providers in Dandenong Ranges, Yarra Valley, Lilydale and the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.

Dandenong Ranges

EMERALD RIDGE BED & BREAKFAST

The Gallery Olinda Bed & Breakfast

VALLEY RANGES GETAWAYS

Valley Ranges Getaways
Valley Ranges Getaways

OLINDA and SASSAFRAS

Offers self-check-in options for guests

Information current as at 24/03/2020

With many travel plans impacted by the developing situation, why not make self-isolation with the family a fun time in a home away from home experience amongst the Dandenong Ranges?

Another lovely local business, Valley & Ranges Getaways, wants you to make the most of that unexpected extra time with the kids, with a stay at one of their family-friendly properties. You can even bring the dog!

Leave the news behind for a while and enjoy an abundance of fresh air, forests, waterfalls, and outdoor activities - now is the time to holiday at home.

With full kitchens, spacious bedrooms and all the facilities you need in these beautiful natural surrounds, enjoy a range of special promotions including free nights, free extras and special discounted prices. Working from home? Work from here instead with free WIFI in all their properties.

Times are a bit tough so take advantage of these generous deals!

With enhanced cleaning and hygiene practices across every property, including thorough and regular sanitisation at every touch point and minimal contact check ins, Valley & Ranges Getaways want you to come and stay with complete assurance that your safety comes first.

YARRA RANGES COUNTRY APARTMENT

Yarra Ranges Country Apartment

MT EVELYN | 7 Aqueduct Avenue

Temporarily closed - visit their website for updated information

Information current as at 24/03/2020

Yarra Valley

Chateau Yering

Yering Gorge Cottages

Melbourne - Eastern Suburbs

Canterbury International Hotel

Canterbury International Hotel
Canterbury International Hotel

Lilydale

Lilydale Pine Hill Caravan Park

Puffing Billy - Things to do nearby

Things to do

Explore attractions and other points of interest which are easily enjoyed in conjunction with Puffing Billy.

Ballooning

GLOBAL BALLOONING

Bushfire education

Ash Wednesday Bushfire Education Centre

Ash Wednesday Bushfire Education Centre

COCKATOO | 2 McBride St

Saturday - Sunday
Monday - Friday
Closed - tours available by appointment only

Sorrento - Queenscliff Ferry

SeaRoad Ferries

SeaRoad Ferries
SeaRoad Ferries
Monday - Sunday

Operates 365 days per year.

Departing from both Queenscliff and Sorrento on the hour, every hour.

Paddle boating

Lakeside Paddleboats

Lakeside Paddleboats
Lakeside Paddleboats

EMERALD LAKE PARK | Emerald Lake Road

100 metres' walk from Lakeside station

Temporarily closed

Information current as at 31/03/2020

Would you like your local tourism business to be listed on this page? Express your Interest in becoming a Puffing Billy partner here.