1 day Wildlife and Puffing Billy tour

The Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges have many aspects that make them wonderful places to visit. Many people just visit the wineries but Longhorn YOUnique Tours has designed this special tour to showcase many of the areas highlights.

We start the day at Healesville Wildlife Sanctuary where you will see a range of Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, wombats, emus, dingoes, Tasmanian devils, birds of prey and platypus. We will also arrange a special surprise for you during our visit which ends with the Spirts of the Sky show featuring some of our spectacular native birdlife. You will also visit the Australian Wildlife Health Centre, a working veterinary hospital which treats over 2000 orphaned, ill or injured wildlife every year.

Enjoy lunch at the Sanctuary before we travel through the Dandenong Ranges to take a ride on Puffing Billy, a restored early 20th century steam train which travels though magnificent rainforest.

We then head to Sky High lookout where we take in the spectacular views of Melbourne and its surrounding area. On clear days you will see across to Port Phillip Bay and the You Yangs Mountain Range and the western regions heading to Geelong.

Our one day tour includes:

  • Healesville Sanctuary
  • Spirits of the Sky show
  • Australian wildlife including koalas, kangaroos, platypus, Tasmanian devils & dingoes
  • Australian Wildlife Health Centre
  • Ride on Puffing Billy
  • Drive through the Dandenong Ranges
  • Visit to Sky High lookout and gardens
  • Lunch at Healesville Sanctuary
  • Morning tea
  • Lunch at the Sanctuary
  • Free wifi on tour

Pick up time: 8 a.m.

Drop off time: 6.00 p.m. - 7.00 p.m. depending on season

Price: $300 per adult

Private Tour $900 for 2 people. Additional adults by arrangement

Private Family tour for $1,000 2 adults and 2 children. Additional children or adults by arrangement

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Yarra Valley
Healesville Sanctury