Daylesford in Victoria, Australia, holds the key to a popular spa destination. Once a gold mining settlement, it has grown into a relaxing resort area only one hour from Melbourne. Known for its mineral waters and distance to Hepburn Springs, the town is filled with nature, beautiful streetscapes and quaint villages just waiting to be explored.
- Lake Daylesford
- Convent Gallery
- Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
- Trek about the Wombat State Forest
- Journey on the Daylesford Spa Country Railway, a restored heritage train travelling through scenic countryside
- Take a tour with Golden Nugget Discovery Tours to explore old gold towns, immerse yourself in nature or have a mine adventure
Daylesford’s summers (December through February) have temperatures ranging from 50°F to 99°F (10°C to 37°C). Winter temperatures (June through August) are cold and wet at 34°F to 36°F (1°C to 2°C). The rainfall for the area, occasionally falling as snow, averages 34 inches (864 mm) annually.
Getting There & Around
Flights to Daylesford land at Melbourne Airport. The Hume, Calder and Western highways, as well as the Tullamarine Freeway, lead to town from the airport. There are several trains that serve the area through V/Line.
Once in town, an extensive network of back roads traverses the region and reaches wineries, art galleries and other sites. Local bus companies also travel between major towns and stop at all the region’s train stations.
11 hotels in Daylesford, AU
Put yourself in the hands of Lake House Hotel Daylesford, with twenty years of service excellence you can be sure your next break is relaxing and indulgent. General A tranquil retreat in a... More
Briars Cottage welcomes travellers on a weekend getaway or romantic escape with a cosy accommodation tucked amidst lush greens in this scenic Australia town. Tourists at this inviting Daylesford... More
Travellers looking for a tranquil getaway in Daylesford, Australia find ideal base at the self-serviced and secluded accommodations of Sutton Spring. Tourists visiting this side of Victoria can... More
Discerning vacationers looking for chic spa in this Australian resort town can book a stay at the intimate Japanese retreat of Shizuka Ryokan Hepburn Springs. While on a Hepburn Springs getaway,... More
Hepburn At Hepburn offers luxurious accommodations in a tranquil setting to discerning holidaymakers visiting the spa resort town of Victoria. The sophisticated accommodations place travellers... More
At Spa Villas on Main, you can stay in one of our three stunning villas - Perfect for a weekend getaway or longer vacation! All guests are greeted with a beautiful hamper which includes artisan... More
Holidaymakers looking for a haven of serenity and tranquility will find those and more at the Blue Cliffs Retreat Hotel Daylesford. This romantic hotel is a few minutes from the Hepburn Mineral... More
Surrounded by peaceful gardens and bush, Peppers Mineral Springs Hotel offers comfortable accommodation and plenty of pampering for which the area is renowned. General Peppers Mineral Springs... More
The Dudley, built in 1908, has been beautifully restored into an elegant luxury boutique hotel, hosting an impressive permanent exhibition of contemporary art. Experience the garden spaces... More