Macedon Ranges and Daylesford Tour from Melbourne

The Macedon Ranges are located an easy drive northwest of Melbourne. This tour includes the opportunity to take in the stunning views from infamous Hanging Rock, and browse the galleries and boutiques of the picturesque spa town of Daylesford.

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Oxyyin (via TripAdvisor)

‘We took this day tour to Daylesford and it was really nice and relaxing. Our guide was very kind and patient. We really enjoyed the trip and I would definitely recommend the tour to everyone.’

  • Duration:

    10 hours (approx.)

  • Runs:

    Tue & Sat

  • Departs at:

    7.30am

  • Departs from:

    Selected CBD hotels & St Paul’s Cathedral

Featured guest review

'We took this day tour to Daylesford and it was really nice and relaxing. Our guide was very kind and patient. We really enjoyed the trip and I would definitely recommend the tour to everyone.' - Oxyyin (via TripAdvisor)

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  • This tour offers pick-up from selected CBD hotels. There is also a central pick-up point for those staying outside the city. Please add your hotel details below, and refer to your booking confirmation for your pick-up location and time.

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  • Enjoy far-reaching views from the top of Mount Macedon
  • Visit famous Hanging Rock, and take the opportunity to climb to the top
  • Explore the delightful spa town of Daylesford with its eclectic galleries and cafes
  • Take a stroll around the beautiful Lavandula lavender farm in Hepburn
  • Maximum group size: 11.
  • Guided small group tour with commentary
  • Comfortable air-conditioned transport
  • CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Friendly and knowledgeable guide
  • Sightseeing stops at various points of interest
  • Entry to Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm.

  • Xue

    Thank you very much for everything. We had a great time during the tour.

  • Oxyyin – Via TripAdvisor

    We took this day tour to Daylesford and it was really nice and relaxing. Our guide was very kind and patient. We really enjoyed the trip and I would definitely recommend the tour to everyone.

  • Tour Highlights
    • Enjoy far-reaching views from the top of Mount Macedon
    • Visit famous Hanging Rock, and take the opportunity to climb to the top
    • Explore the delightful spa town of Daylesford with its eclectic galleries and cafes
    • Take a stroll around the beautiful Lavandula lavender farm in Hepburn
    • Maximum group size: 11.
  • What's Included
    • Guided small group tour with commentary
    • Comfortable air-conditioned transport
    • CBD hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Friendly and knowledgeable guide
    • Sightseeing stops at various points of interest
    • Entry to Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm.
  • Guest Reviews

    • Xue

      Thank you very much for everything. We had a great time during the tour.

    • Oxyyin – Via TripAdvisor

      We took this day tour to Daylesford and it was really nice and relaxing. Our guide was very kind and patient. We really enjoyed the trip and I would definitely recommend the tour to everyone.

What You Can Expect

Go where Melburnians go to get away from it all! On this small group Macedon Ranges and Daylesford Tour from Melbourne you’ll visit one of the most picturesque regions within easy reach of the city. Highlights include a visit to famous Hanging Rock, and the arty enclave of Daylesford — a historic spa town that’s been soothing weary souls with its mineral-rich waters for decades.

CBD pick-ups completed, you’ll depart Melbourne and head northwest towards the Macedon Ranges, taking in the picturesque scenery along the way. The bus winds its way to the top of Mount Macedon to take in the spectacular vistas. After ample time for photographs and a look around you’ll begin the descent, stopping on the way at the natural landmark made famous by a book and film — Hanging Rock. For those with the energy and inclination, there’s time to climb to the top.

Next stop on this Macedon Ranges and Daylesford Tour from Melbourne is the wonderful town of Daylesford, which is renowned for its creative ambience. You’ll visit the gorgeous Convent Gallery — the town’s old convent, which has been transformed into a lovely gallery space. You’ll then have plenty of time to explore the village itself and purchase lunch at any of the excellent cafes or restaurants.

After lunch you’ll travel the short distance to the adjacent town of Hepburn to visit Lavandula — a pretty Swiss-Italian lavender farm. There’s time for a leisurely stroll around the lovely European-style garden and to explore the heritage buildings, which date back to the 1850s.

You’ll arrive back in Melbourne at around 5.00pm and be dropped off at your CBD hotel.

This Macedon Ranges and Daylesford Tour from Melbourne offers a fun and friendly introduction to one of regional Victoria’s most beautiful regions — and one of its best-loved towns.

 

Important notes

  • Once your booking has been completed, an order confirmation will be sent automatically to your email address. You will also receive a booking confirmation with hotel pick-up details and operator contact information for your tours. Please print the confirmation or have it available on your smart phone.
  • This tour operates with a minimum of four participants. If you have a smaller group, please email [email protected] with your requested travel date and the number of passengers, and we will advise you of availability.
  • This tour has one standard price for adults and children.
  • Lavandula lavender farm operates with reduced hours during winter and may not be open on the day of your tour. A substitute activity will be offered.
  • This tour operates in all weather conditions.
  • The itinerary provided is a guide only and may change due to operational requirements.
  • To purchase a gift certificate, please click here.
  • Do you have a group enquiry? Please contact us.
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