Excursion train journey - Lakeside to Gembrook return

3 hr

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Group Tour

Escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of the region from Lakeside Station, where you will travel to Gembrook and pass through the stunning views of Wright Forest and rich open farmland, spot the fauna and farm animals and wave to every passer-by along the way (Approx. 40 minutes). This journey begins from Lakeside Station located in Emerald Lake Park with a large carpark for ease of access.

Be sure to get there a little...
Escape the crowds and enjoy the beauty of the region from Lakeside Station, where you will travel to Gembrook and pass through the stunning views of Wright Forest and rich open farmland, spot the fauna and farm animals and wave to every passer-by along the way (Approx. 40 minutes). This journey begins from Lakeside Station located in Emerald Lake Park with a large carpark for ease of access.

Be sure to get there a little earlier and explore Emerald Lake Park’s attractions, including the picturesque Emerald Lake with paddle boats and the Model Railway with its 2000 metres of interactive miniature railway track.

Once you arrive at Gembrook Station, enjoy the next hour of this small charming town with lunch at the local bakery or pack a picnic of your own to have at JAC Russell Park. After lunch, take a stroll along the rail trail and discover the boutique and antique stores scattered along the main strip, before grabbing a sweet treat from Mr. Sherbets for the ride back to Lakeside.
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Itinerary Details

Visit: Emerald Lake, Emerald, Victoria 3782 Australia

The perfect spot for families, the park offers BBQ facilities and picnic tables, playground facilities, a wading pool and paddle boats for hire.
On this section of the journey, Puffing Billy crosses four historic timber trestle bridges between Lakeside and Gembrook.
Underway, the train skirts the unspoilt Wright State Forest, made up of large stands of mountain grey gum and other eucalypt trees.
As the train climbs towards Gembrook, the lineside bush gives way to spectacular views of rolling farmlands and distant mountain ranges.
During the stopover, explore the picturesque country town of Gembrook, with quaint cafes and restaurants in the main street. A park with playground and picnic facilities is located next to the railway station.

Important Details

Included
  • Entry/Admission - Emerald Lake
  • Entry ticket & train journey
Not Included
Departure Point
Emerald Lake, Emerald, Victoria 3782 Australia
12:20 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Children under 4 years of age, not occupying a seat are carried free
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.