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Gembrook is a charming destination located just an hour from the Melbourne CBD, and one of the region’s most popular tourist attractions. The most iconic feature at Gembrook is that it is the last destination of the popular steam train, Puffing Billy.

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First settled by foreigners of European origin in around 1873, Gembrook saw lots of timber activity. This was because the settlers sought to prepare land for farming, a testament to the efforts put on the agricultural front today. Interestingly, saw milling became the main economic activity when the Puffing Billy Railway was built in Gembrook at the turn of the 20th century.

Today, the town’s landscape boasts vast farms of potatoes, grapes and flower farms that add to Gembrook’s natural beauty. The stunning views of the blue ranges in the distant make for a perfect background in the town, and it is no surprise that the town’s attractions draw tourists from far and wide.

Some of these attractions include the historic Kurth Kiln, the majestic Bunyip State Park and everything in between. Other exciting activities in the natural outdoors include horse riding and camping. JAC Russell Park is a family friendly destination located right near the Puffing Billy station and is perfect for picnics.

If you are looking for accommodation in Gembrook, there are a number of options including the Signal Box Bed & Breakfast and Kookaburra Accommodation. Click the link below to explore the range of accommodation options in and around Gembrook.

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