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McKenzie's Bus Lines (tel. 03/5962 5088; www.mckenzies.com.au) operates bus service from Lilydale Railway Station to Healesville. (Catch a train from Melbourne's Spencer St. station to Lilydale; the trip takes about an hour.) Buses connect with trains frequently throughout the day (less often on weekends); check exact connection times.

If you're driving, pick up a map of the area from the Royal Automotive Club of Victoria (tel. 13 72 28 in Australia) in Melbourne. Maps are free if you can show a membership card from an auto club in your home country. Alternatively, you can pick up a map at the tourist office. Take the Maroondah Highway from Melbourne to Lilydale and on to Healesville. The trip takes around 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.