DAYLESFORD AND MACEDON RANGES
A land of well-being and creativity where mineral water springs from the earth and indulgence is always encouraged.
Come nurture body and soul in Victoria’s favourite escape place. Get into spa country, natural bushland and a community of makers and doers who love life’s finer things.
This award-winning spa region’s mood is set to wellness and relaxation. Generations have trekked to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs for the natural fizz of mineral water fresh from the ground.
Lush heritage gardens and majestic old guesthouses abound. Explore pristine forests via walking and cycling trails and be rewarded with wildlife glimpses and stellar views.
Dozens of artists, creators and makers are waiting to be found in studio spaces and galleries. Check the local events calendar for markets, festivals and cultural events.
Daylesford’s vibe is artsy and quirky. Meander the streets to find specialty boutiques, restaurants, cafés, second-hand bookstores, antiques and collectables.
Graze all day on locally sourced, seasonal food in a shady café nestled amidst the enchanted Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens. Or sit back, sip cool climate wine while pondering menus bursting with regional flavours and freshness.
Wherever you choose to stay you’ll be spoiled, try a luxury waterfront suite at Lake House. Maybe a boutique stay is more your style at Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel or the stylish Bellinzona . Try for a blissful end to the day by taking a decadent soak at Peppers The Mineral Spa Hepburn Springs.
MUST DO EXPERIENCES
Tap into the local wellness vibe with a rejuvenating session at The Mineral Spa in Hepburn Springs. Taste the water from one of the many mineral spring pumps in and around the township.
Cafe Culture at Cliffy's
Cliffy’s has that rare character and history that welcomes you to a warm, homely place which is why it has become one of the region’s best known and most frequented cafés.