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One Day Wildlife and Puffing Billy Tour

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A Longhorn YOUnique Journey

Lornhorn YOUnique Tours starts 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.

Healesville Sanctuary arrange a special surprise for you during the visit, which ends with the Spirits of the Sky show featuring some of the 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 travelling through the Dandenong Ranges to take a ride on Puffing Billy, a restored early 20th century steam train which travels though magnificent rainforest.

Then head to Sky High Lookout where we enjoy the spectacular views of Melbourne. On clear days you will see across to Port Phillip Bay, You Yang Mountain Range and the western regions heading to Geelong.

Price & booking

Price

$300.00 - $1,100.00

Adult price $300, Private Tour for 2 people 1,000 Private Family Tour $1,100 2 adults and 2 children

More info

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 23/03/16 - 31/03/17

    Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun: 8:00am - 6:30pm

Tour highlights:
  • 12 Apostles, Great Ocean Road,
Activities:
  • Self guided

Tour operator

Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a 2015 and 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner, offering tours to the Great Ocean Road, the Otway's Rainforest, Grampians, Phillip Island, the Yarra Valley and can also customise a tour to suit your needs.

You will see spectacular scenery, wildlife in the natural environment, learn about the area's history and culture, enjoy homemade treats and great accommodation as Longhorn's expert guides take you on a journey of discovery.

Eco Tourism and Respecting their Culture accredited, Longhorn YOUnique Tours is a family owned business operated by Garry and Shirley Hamel, two Australians who know and understand the beauty of the country. With a range of tours from one day to multiple day tours and private or customised tours to choose from.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours believe that guests shouldn't feel rushed. Tours are conducted in small groups in luxury four wheel-drive vehicles with your comfort and needs a top priority. A maximum of six people on each tour will give you a personalised experience to remember.

Longhorn YOUnique Tours are part of the Extinction Fighters program and have adopted a Tasmanian Devil at Healesville Sanctuary. Free WIFI on all tours.

Memberships:
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia