The Orchard at Montague boasts a unique experience right next to Lysterfield Park at the southern foothills of the Dandenong Ranges.

Unlike any of the apple orchards in Victoria, the Orchard at Montague provides a memorable and fun experience with family and friends just 35 kilometres from Melbourne. The Orchard incorporates a stunning restaurant, Stella’s Kitchen offering dine in with orchard and garden views or take away to enjoy on the lawns, a pick your own orchard, a retail store Bill’s Orchard Gate, where you can taste and shop seasonal fresh produce in addition to locally sourced artisan products, and a state-of-the-art pack house facility where you can learn what goes into packing fruit, to get it from the orchard to supermarket shelves.

Bill's Orchard Gate produce store, located at Montague Orchard


Why not combine your trip to Puffing Billy with a visit to the Orchard at Montague? Puffing Billy patrons receive a 5% discount at Bill’s Orchard Gate (produce and gift store) at The Orchard at Montague, just a 15 min drive from Puffing Billy. Simply present your booking confirmation to redeem.

At The Orchard, they host a range of different events throughout the year, including special dinners centred around our fruits, Summer Sessions live music, yoga in the orchard, our Harvest Festival and many more exciting events.

Situated right next door to the 220-hectare Lysterfield Park which features a range of recreational activities from the lake walking circuit, mountain bike trails, sailing, canoeing, bushwalking plus the chance to see some of Australia’s native wildlife including Kangaroos and birds.

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Closest Puffing Billy station: BELGRAVE