Puffing Billy Railway

Amusement and Theme Parks

Step back in time at Australia’s oldest and best-preserved heritage steam railway, Puffing Billy, situated in the picturesque Dandenong Ranges and only 60-minutes from Melbourne CBD.

With lush fern gullies brushing past the open side carriages and Mountain Ash trees towering overhead, Puffing Billy Railway makes for a wonderful opportunity to relax and breathe in the fresh air whilst the train makes its way through the temperate rainforest.

Discover wonderful wildlife and spectacular landscapes made for adventure while sitting on the carriage sill of Puffing Billy’s open-side carriages; a truly iconic experience that cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

Located adjacent to Lakeside station sits Puffing Billy’s new state-of-the-art Lakeside Visitor Centre. Featuring a modern café with the best produce on offer in the region, a dedicated gift shop featuring locally designed treasures and a gallery of steam artifacts in the Lakeside Hall, the Visitor Centre offers guests a cultural hub with world-class facilities. Open daily with free entry to passengers and visitors.

Free for all train ticket holders, passengers can also explore the Menzies Creek Museum – home to more than 80 railway-related exhibits.


Barbeque Cafe Carpark Coach Parking Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Food and Refreshments Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Kiosk Lawn / Gardens Lookouts Non Smoking Parents Room Picnic Area Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Internet Access

Free Wifi

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available


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From AU$62.00

Excursion train tickets available online until 8:00am on the day of travel. Family fares are available for up to two adults and two children. Ticket price depends on what journey option you select – more information about journey options can be found on the Puffing Billy Railway website.

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