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…


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

Thanks for such a lovely stay. The personal attention to detail was a step above

A perfect retreat in the hills of Gembrook