Lunch

Enjoy lunch aboard the Puffing Billy dining car on its journey from Belgrave to Emerald.

  • The Ranges Wholesale Nursery, Silvan
  • Heywood House, Seville
  • Seville Hill, Seville

Lunch

Buy your own lunch at your choice of eatery in Olinda village, the highest in the Dandenongs.

  • Culraven, Olinda​
  • ​Coonara Springs, Olinda

Finish at

Karwarra

Finish at

Karwarra

  • Mernda Heights, Olinda
  • ​Ferny Creek Horticultural Society, Kallista

Lunch

A fine dining experience at Coonara Springs Restaurant

* Please note that while we make our best efforts to provide up-to-date and accurate programming information that there may be some alterations prior to the date.

Finish at

Karwarra

Lunch

Enjoy lunch aboard the Puffing Billy dining car on its journey from Belgrave to Emerald.

Operating for only four days per week over two weeks, no two days in the same week are repeated. Join us for all four days in a single week and you will experience different gardens daily and enjoy lunch in four different locations. Tours return to Karwarra at the end of each day to a glass of wine and hors-d'oeuvres before guests retire to their own accommodation or make their way home. ​​


There are only 50 places available each day. Don't miss out on securing your place today - BOOK NOW.
Please Note: It is suggested a good degree of fitness is required to manage the gardens in this tour enabling 1-2 hours of walking and 1-2 hours of standing on any given site. Access to many sites involves steps or climbing slopes and some have uneven terrain. Seating and rest areas will be made available where possible.
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  • Underground House, Olinda
  • The Keatings, Olinda
  • Midgarth, Sherbrooke
  • Rhodo Glen Wholesale Nursery, The Patch

Day 6 | $190

Thu 25 October

Village Experience

Lunch

A gourmet picnic lunch will be provided in the gardens of the Horticultural Society.

  • Nobelius Heritage Park & Museum, Emerald
  • Mont du Soleil, Kallista
  • Phillip Johnson, Olinda​

Lunch

A gourmet picnic lunch will be provided in the gardens of the Horticultural Society.

  • Bickleigh Vale Village, Mooroolbark
  • ​Karwarra Australian Plant Garden, Kalorama

Day 5 | $230

Wed 24 October

Fine Dining

Finish at

Karwarra

  • Ferny Creek Horticultural Society
  • Highways, Sassafras

Day 7 $240

​Fri 26 October

Puffing Billy

  • Joost Bakker, Monbulk
  • Kenloch, Olinda

Secret Gardens of the Dandenong Ranges
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Spring Tours 2018

Lunch

A fine dining experience at Coonara Springs Restaurant

  • Moulton Park, Sassafras
  • Karwarra Australian Plant Garden

Finish at

Karwarra

Finish at

Seville Hill Winery

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Finish at

Karwarra

  • Nobelius Heritage Park & Museum, Emerald
  • Cashmore, Cockatoo
  • Beechmont, Olinda
  • ​Floral Workshop

Lunch

Buy your own lunch at your choice of eatery in the charming village of Sassafras.

Finish at

Karwarra

  • Phillip Johnson, Olinda
  • ​Coonarra Springs, Olinda

17-20 & 24-27 October 2018

​​Presented by 

  • Joost Bakker,
    ​Monbulk

  • Hollingdale, Sassafras
  • The Browns, Sassafras
  • ​Hill & Gully, Olinda