This is an excellent private tour for anyone who adores lush mountain forests with an abundance of magical pine trees, gigantic Mountain Ash trees, temperate rain forest, and quaint mountain villages! The day features a historic steam-train ride, known as the "Puffing Billy", which will take you on a scenic journey through Mount Dandenong; incorporated with a visit to an artistic sculpture garden set in a rain forest, which is inspired by Indigenous cultures; participate in wild and native Bird-feeding, and sightseeing- including trying to find Kangaroos in the Wild!
This is a relaxing, leisurely-paced Private Tour to Mount Dandenong; conducted in a Luxury and Comfortable 8-seat vehicle; hosted by an excellent & renowned tour guide.Please refer to this itinerary below as a guide of your day: • 9.30 AM Pick up from your accommodation • Sassafras (Opportunity to roam around this charming mountain village and perhaps indulge in some morning tea) • Sky High view spot overlooking Melbourne City and Surrounds • William Ricketts Sanctuary (Indigenous-inspired artistic sculpture garden set among a temperate rain forest) • Lunch in Olinda (We recommend trying award-winning Australian Pies at "Pie in the Sky" restaurant.) • Wild Bird Feeding • Puffing Billy Steam Train Ride • Arrive at Lakeside Park • Try and find Kangaroos in the Wild! • Arrive in Melbourne by around 5 PM *This private tour includes entry fees to the attractions listed above. *Includes the Puffing Billy steam train ride. *Complimentary water is provided. *Meals and beverages other than the water we provide is at guests' own expense. *Child safety seats are available upon request (additional $20 AUD per child seat). *Please let us know the ages of any children on tour. *We cannot guarantee that you will see kangaroos as they are wild, but we will try our hardest to find them! *Our Tour Guides are all Accredited, Highly Reputable with 5-STAR reviews, and have their Advanced First-Aid Certificates.