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Places to STAY nearby

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


EmeraldOlinda and SassafrasYarra Valley


Emerald Ridge B&B is set on a 10-acre property with rural views over valleys and gardens. We offer two options for clean, stylish, private accommodation. A fully equipped self-contained 2 bedroom cottage (sleeps up to 6 people) OR a private Guest Suite with King Bed, Lounge & an extra-large Ensuite with Spa and Double shower (sleeps 2 people). Inclusions are generous breakfast provisions, unlimited internet, Netflix, large flat-screen TVs, gas log fires, airconditioning, free parking, coffee pod machine/ tea, double showers, heated towel rails, robes & slippers, and toiletries. We are a family-friendly property with animals such as ponies, goats & chooks to pat and feed. There is a cubby house, sandpit, swing set, toys and games for the kids to enjoy. Emerald Ridge B&B is perfect for a romantic getaway, a wedding night, a weekend escape, family get-togethers or business travel. Come and enjoy our little piece of paradise in the Dandenong Ranges.


Immerse yourself in the Dandenong Ranges by staying in one of the region’s most unique properties. Choose from a selection of beautiful private hills houses, studios and cottages for couples, groups, families and even your fur baby. All properties are conveniently located close to the Villages with restaurants, attractions, walking trails and of course the beautiful gardens of the Dandenong Ranges. We also have properties that are perfect for intimate weddings, elopements, romantic wedding nights and getting ready for your big day in style. All available properties are professionally managed by Valley Ranges Getaways, a team of accommodation specialists. We ensure that our guests enjoy a high level of quality accommodation, cleanliness, and amenities across all of our stunning properties. With accommodation to suit every occasion, budget and taste, you’re guaranteed to find the perfect place to stay. The perfect Dandenong Ranges getaway starts at Valley Ranges Getaways.

Yering Gorge Cottages

Located in the heart of Melbourne's food and wine playground and within an hour's drive of Melbourne, Trip Advisor’s #1 rated boutique accommodation in the Yarra Valley - Yering Gorge Cottages features 13 self-contained, beautifully appointed one, two and five-bedroom cottages. All cottages include separate living and bedroom areas, and guests can relax on their wide balcony watching the kangaroos graze, whilst enjoying a glass of local Yarra Valley wine. Yering Gorge Cottages. A suite of outdoor experiences and recreational activities are available to complement your stay including golf, tennis, bushwalking trails, mountain biking - all undertaken within our 120 acre private Nature Reserve which is home to resident populations of Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Platypus, Echidna, Wombats and 80+ species of native birdlife, providing guests with the rare opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Australia’s most iconic wildlife in their natural habitat.

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