Backpacking Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

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    KNOWN AS THE SPA CENTRE OF VICTORIA: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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    EXPLORE SOME OF THE TOWN AND REGION'S LOVELY ATTRACTIONS, LIKE LAKE DAYLESFORD: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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    HEAD TO THE NEARBY WINE REGION OF THE MACEDON RANGES TO SAMPLE SOME EXCELLENT WINES: Photo courtesy of Tourism Victoria
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Daylesford and Hepburn Springs Highlights

  • Recognised as the 'spa centre' of Victoria because of the health-giving qualities from the natural mineral springs in the area.

  • This region is packed with spas and places to experience alternative therapies such as reiki, shiatsu, bowen therapy and much more. There are over 100 therapies and health related activities within a 5 kilometre radius of Daylesford.

  • Spend some time in Hepburn Regional Park, which contains natural mineral springs and significant relics of the gold mining era, all set in delightful bush surroundings.

  • Take a tasting tour, or drive yourself to experience some of Australia's finest boutique wineries in the Macedon Ranges wine region, which is just to the east of Daylesford.

  • Take a ride (Sundays only) on a restored heritage train through the beautiful scenic countryside and forest of the Central Highlands.

About Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

Population 3,500

The twin towns of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs are the recognised 'spa centre' of Victoria because of the health-giving qualities from the natural mineral springs in the area.

These towns have a vibrant, alternative population, all living side by side. It is a great place to spend time visiting the massage and relaxation centres, second hand bookshops, art galleries, or the great food and wine venues.
 


You can take a walk through Hepburn Regional Park and view the colourful wildflowers in Spring, or see some of the large range of animals and birds that inhabit the area.

There is also the vintage railway in Daylesford, where on Sundays you can take a trip through the Wombat State Forest.

Orientation Map for Daylesford and Hepburn Springs

Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre

98 Vincent St
Daylesford, Victoria
Phone 1800 454 891
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