VIC-Daylesford & the Macedon Ranges
Style: Country Style
Daylesford is the spa capital of Victoria, sharing its rejuvenating and relaxing properties with Hepburn Springs. An ultimate retreat destination, you will be pampered beyond your belief at Australia's largest concentration of natural mineral springs.
An hours drive from Melbourne Airport, Daylesford will help you leave the city behind and escape with superb restaurants, wine regions, craft breweries and spa treatments. When the time comes to rest your pampered head, there is an abundance of luxury spa resorts, holiday houses, bed and breakfasts, English country cottages and hotels that will complete your indulgent getaway.
Daylesford and Hepburn Springs will send you into a sensory overload with your pick of foodie delights. Nothing could be more fresh and organic, with fertile volcanic plains and clear mineral springs as the foundation for this destination's finest wine, truffles, cheeses and artisan breads. A stroll down Albert Street and Vincent Street will uncover great restaurants and cafes amongst historic buildings.
The scenery is breathtaking with Trentham Falls, Mount Franklin, wombat State Forest and the stunning Lake Daylesford to wander down.
Click here for our full collection of Daylesford accommodation options.
Chillout Festival celebrates queer country pride (March) and sample the culinary and organic picks of the area at the Daylesford Macedon Produce Harvest Festival (April/May).
Lavandula, Swiss Italian Farm is a magical lavender paradise. Walk through the gardens, meet the farm animals, admire the regional Italian architecture and be served authentic Mediterranean cuisine.
Air: Fly into Melbourne Tullamarine Airport
Car: From Melbourne, the Hume, Calder and Western highways and the Tullamarine Free will take you to Daylesford. Low cost hire cars can be purchased from Melbourne Tullamarine Airport.
Train: A V/Line regional train will take you to Woodend Station and a tranfering coach will take you to Birdport Street, Daylesford
Currency: Australian dollar (AUD)
Time Zone: Australian Eastern Daylight Time GMT+11
Phone: Country Code +61. Area Code: 03