Lakeside to Gembrook on the Puffing Billy Railway This Winter Holidays

  • Sat Jun 29 - Sun Jul 14 2019
  • Family
  • From: $30.50

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Escape the crowds and enjoy a family outing on this lesser-known part of Puffing Billy this Winter school holidays.

Passengers can enjoy a visit to Emerald Lake Park either before or after their Puffing Billy journey. This park offers BBQ facilities and picnic tables, playground facilities, a wading pool and paddle boats for hire, and is the perfect spot for visitors with kids!

Did you know that Puffing Billy crosses three historic timber bridges between Lakeside and Gembrook?

Underway, the Railway skirts the northern boundary of the un-spoilt Wright State Forest, with large stands of Stringy Bark and other eucalypt trees.

As the train climbs towards Gembrook, the lineside bush gives way to extensive views of rolling cultivated farmlands, where potatoes are still grown, and distant mountain ranges.

How to Get There: The website has fantastic information to help you plan your trip.

Opening Hours: Puffing Billy leaves from certain stations at different times during the day - find out more here

Facilities: There are quite a few things to know: check the website for details of what's available and what you can/can't bring on the train.

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