Things To Do

Puffing Billy: Australia’s favourite steam train. (03) 9757 0700
Gembrook Station is located at the end of the Puffing Billy Line a very short stroll from Gembrook Cottages. No car!! You can catch the train from Melbourne to Belgrave, enjoy a ride on Puffing Billy to Gembrook, book a night or a weekend getaway and indulge in the luxury of Gembrook Cottages returning the next day to Belgrave either by bus or Puffing Billy.

Kurth Kiln Regional Park: Kurth Kiln picnic and camping ground
Located near Gembrook in Melbourne’s East, Kurth Kiln is best known for its iconic kiln and the natural beauty of our Australian Bush.

Ship Rock Falls: Ship Rock Falls – 300m return. Grade: easy From the Ship Rock picnic area a short walk from the car park will take you to the falls, where water tumbles over the weathered slabs of granite.

Gembrook Bushland Park: The giant mountain ash will dwarf you while strolling along the nature trail and is only a 10 min walk from Puffing Billy Station.

Station Masters Walk: Short walk along the Puffing Billy line in Station Street, offering stunning views of Gembrooks farmland and rolling hills.

Motorist Vintage Motor Museum: Ph. 0411 465 098
Small private collection of vehicles from various periods. Open Wed-Sun.

Ryders Horse Riding Tours:  Ph. 0408 370 235
Enjoy the peace and quiet of the bush as you ride through Bunyip State Park.

Australian Rainbow Trout Farm: Macclesfield. Ph. (03) 5968 4711
Try your luck and skill in the lightly stocked lake, or just enjoy a leisurely day around the banks of the lake.

Emerald Lake:
The park offers a range of activities including picnics, walking trails, paddleboats and fishing.

Emerald Lake Model Railway:
The largest HO model railway in the Southern Hemisphere. Ph (03) 5968 3455

Silverwood Farm Antiques: Ph (03) 5968 1947
Beautiful antiques and collectables for every room in your home.

Gembrook Market:
Features local arts and crafts and promotes sustainable living. Free Entry. 4th Sunday of every month.

Cockatoo Country Market: First Saturday of every month. 9am – 2pm.

Emerald Market: Third Sunday of every month. 9am – 3pm.