Puffing Billy & Dandenong Mountain Tour (Kangaroos in the Wild) Private tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Youth and Family, Nature and Wildlife, Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Most of the activities are wheelchair friendly, however, our vehicle does not have a wheelchair ramp.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent)

Immerse yourself among lush forests and gardens on this relaxing private tour.

The Dandenong Mountains is a breathtaking taking region consisting of diverse plantations ranging from rainforests, to pine forests, and European bushes and trees.

You will start your private tour day visiting Sky High- a scenic lookout on the peak of the mountain. This location overlooks the best views of Victoria!

You will then visit William Ricketts Sanctuary- an art sculpture garden based around indigenous Australian culture and values, set among the rainforest.

Explore Olinda, a gorgeous mountain town filled with unique boutiques and treasures. Olinda is also the perfect place for a lunch stop as there are award winning pies as well as many cafes here.

After lunch, you will have the opportunity to feed some beautiful native Australian birds such as cockatoos and rosellas.

Enjoy the Puffing Billy- an old steam train ride through the lush forest of Mt. Dandenong.

Your fulfilled day will end by visiting kangaroos in the wild!

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your accommodation

End location: Your accommodation

Duration: 9 hours


Mercedes Valente 2017, 8 seats

What’s Included

Private, personalized tour with a professional host and driver, entry fees for the Puffing Billy train ride, and complimentary water.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 AUD - We recommend bringing between $30-$50 per person depending on your interests. There are many options from casual cafes to restaurants for lunch. There are also a few boutiques you may want to shop at in the charming mountain towns. For those who want to do a bit of shopping, we suggest bringing a bit more.

What’s Extra

Meals and any personal expenses.

A Recent Review of this tour

Talika and Cam were informative and were willing to adjust things to better match our interests
Deanna Carr

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