Things to do

As well as Puffing Billy, there are some great things to do around Gembrook, or if you feel like a drive there are wineries, restaurants and beautiful townships close by.

  • Bushland walk close to the B&B in Gembrook
  • Big mountain ash trees in the Bushland Park Gembrook
  • Gembrook is picture perfect!
  • Local Markets in Emerald and Gembrook

As well as Puffing Billy, there are some great things to do around Gembrook

Walking distance:

Gembrook’s Bushland Park – 1 hour return walk on a made trail through the forest.
Puffing Billy Station – even if you don’t have time to go on the train it’s fun to meet it at Gembrook Station. Talk with driver and volunteers, have a look in the engine compartment; watch the water top up and check out the station building.
Puffing Billy track walk – Walk down through the Signal Box garden to the track that runs beside the Puffing Billy line. There’s a loop around the town that takes less than an hour.

Worth the drive:

Healesville Sanctuary – 35 minutes
Warburton – 40 minutes
Mount Dandenong – 35 minutes
Yarra Valley wineries – 40 minutes
Closer wineries: Jinks Creek, Wandin Valley; Seville
Kilcunda Surf Beach – 50 minutes
Mount De Lancey stately home – 30 minutes
Blue Lotus Water Garden; Wandin – 30 minutes
and lots more…

Recommendations

It was terrfic to have our first breakfast as husband and wife at Signal Box.Thanks!

Thanks again for the finer touches you have made to make us feel at home. Breakfast was divine!

A perfect retreat in the hills of Gembrook