Paradise – Local Attractions

PuffingBilly

Enjoy a relaxed lunch at the Paradise Valley Hotel, then tour the gardens and Clematis Station and watch Puffing Billy steam past.

Take a ride on Puffing Billy, Australia’s oldest steam railway, through thick forests, fern-filled gullies and past gorgeous villages with their histories like Belgrave, Menzies Creek, Cockatoo and Emerald.

You can even pre-arrange Puffing Billy to stop at our back door and let you off for lunch or dinner and return a few hours later to collect you.

The Dandenong Ranges is renowned for it’s beautiful forests & views, sense of community, local crafts, fine dining and luxury accommodation.

Visit Olinda and the National Rhododendron Gardens, home of 15,000 rhododendrons, 12000 azaleas, 250,000 daffodils, native birds and spectacular panoramic vies of the Yarra Valley and distant ranges.