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[PRIVATE TOUR] Puffing Billy and Dandenong Mountains provided by Australian Private Tours

[PRIVATE TOUR] Puffing Billy and Dandenong Mountains

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  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A unique mountain experience taking in the spectacular sights of the beautiful Mount Dandenong. Ride the famous Puffing Billy steam train as it whistles it way through lush forest and fern gullies whilst admiring the natural environment. Feed native birds such as cockatoo,Galas, king parrots and rosellas in the wild. William Ricketts sanctuary a magical place of indigenous sculpture placed around ferns and old growth forest. Truly a journey for the senses! Drivng through quaint mountain villages and stopping for lunch and some shopping time at Olinda. We may even encounter some Australian wildlife to admire .
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  • 1
    Mount Dandenong
    Stop: 30 minutes
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  • 2
    William Ricketts Sanctuary
    Stop: 30 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Stop: 40 minutes
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  • 4
    Puffing Billy Playground
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
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Important Information
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • complimentary bottled water
  • Puffing Billy train tickets
  • Entry into Sky High summit viewing at Mount Dandenong
  • Entry/Admission - William Ricketts Sanctuary
  • Entry/Admission - Puffing Billy Playground
  • Meals and beverages other than complimentary bottled water
  • Car Child seats are available on request for $20 per seat
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Additional Info
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pathfinder657682 wrote a review May 2020
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We booked 2 tours with Australian Private Tours, Dandenong mountains and the great ocean road. Cameron was quite attentive and called me to explain in detail our travel itinerary even when he is overseas. He was very efficient and would reply to my email very promptly. Our tour
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Date of experience: November 2019
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By: Australian Private Tours
Great Tour
We arranged 4 private customized tours to the Yarra Valley, Great Ocean Road, Phillip Island and Mornington Peninsu
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Easy, simple, and fun - the perfect trip trifecta!
I found Cam via the Google several years ago when I needed to arrange for a tour for relatives. As it was their fir
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Great day out with a fabulous guide!
We went with this tour company while holidaying in Melbourne. The first day was a wine tour, which was well organiz
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Philip island half day Penguin experience
This was a great half day tour to visit Phillip Island. Many thanks to Melissa C who looked after us from start to
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Great tour with a great guide
We took a private tour of the Twelve Apostles with our tour guide Cameron S Kanga. It was a beautiful trip in a ver
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The best we could do!
A unique, eventful day on the Great Ocean Road that we will never forget. We had lots of fun with our tour guide an
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Gary B
The Best Australia has to offer!
We used Australian Private Tours for our family vacation. There were five of us who all wanted to do different thin
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Key Details
  • Duration: 8h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English, French
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