"The Heart of Emerald"
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Local Attractions

Puffing Billy

Puffing Billy, Emerald Victoria

Puffing Billy Steam Train Station is only 100 metres away from our Bed and Breakfast.
Get on board and swing your legs over the side. A 15 minute train ride will take you to Emerald Lake Park, where you can visit the cafe, feed the ducks, fish or paddle boat. Or you simply can simply stroll around this beautiful Park and just enjoy the scenery. When you are ready to leave get back on board the next train back to The Heart of Emerald. Great thing to do with the family and or friends.
For more information on things to do around Emerald, please check out the following website www.puffingbilly.com.au

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A Day Out with Thomas at Puffing Billy Railway

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Thomas the Tank Engine in Steam at Puffing Billy's Station.
Join us for a fun filled day for the whole family. Activities include Thomas and Diesel taking you on a steam train ride, Thomas and The Fat Controller pantomime, a Puffing Billy steam train ride, Thomas Colouring Marquee, Thomas DVD Show, Animal Nursery, Jumping Castle and Face Painting.
Bookings are Essential: Call (03) 9757 0700 during Office Hours, or email fat.controller@pbr.org.au. For further details or to book online visit www.puffingbilly.com.au

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The Great Train Race

The Great Train Race

"The Heart of Emerald" Bed and Breakfast are proud sponsors of this event.
This event attracts people from Melbourne and across the world. 3,200 runners race against 'Puffing Billy' and attempt to beat him to his destination. The race follows the train line between Belgrave and Emerald Lake Park, a total distance of 13.6 km.

Emerald Lake Park

As one of the destination points for the iconic Puffing Billy, the park offers a range of activities including picnics, walking trails, paddleboats and fishing – something for everyone.  www.cardinia.vic.gov.au

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Local Information

Check out these sites for information on the many activities and attractions in the Emerald area.

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Emerald And Surrounding Region - Facebook Community Page. Events, special places and news all about Emerald and the surrounding region.