Walk down the main thoroughfares of Daylesford and Hepburn to discover heritage buildings, eclectic shops, historic sites and art galleries that speaks the history of 1850’s Gold Rush.
Home to charming colonial-era buildings with weathered timber and iron laces, Daylesford is a beautiful town rich in Edwardian and Victorian architecture, nestled in the foothills of the Great Dividing Ranges!
Hepburn Springs is one of the few places in Australia where you can drink natural spring mineral water. With over 65 mineral springs in the area, Hepburn is also a top spa destination offering mineral baths & natural spa.
Europe in Victoria! Your expert guide will tell you how the 1800’s migration has left a Roman-Catholic stamp on the area.
Discover the heritage & natural springs of Melbourne’s spa region on a Hepburn Springs & Daylesford Tour!
Your tour begins at the effortlessly stylish tiny town of Daylesford. Join your expert guide for a walk around the Vincent Street and discover historic buildings and many antique shops.
Enjoy a scenic walk along Lake Daylesford or Lake Jubilee, both known to be havens for local bird life. Walk around beautiful plants and see Pioneer Memorial Tower at Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens. You will be amazed when you find out that this enchanting garden is built on the top of an extinct volcano!
Nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, overlooking Daylesford is the Convent Gallery. As a restored chapel encompassing a museum, this gallery is a perfect combination of local art and Victorian architecture! Next, visit Stony Creek Gallery, home to a rare collection of original artworks from renowned Michael Parker and some other local artists.
Like Daylesford, the sister town of Hepburn Springs is equally perfect for a getaway in Melbourne. Painted with beautiful gardens and old structures, this little town is a real portrayal of the 'Edwardian' style! But what makes this town special are the several mineral springs from where you can taste the best quality water!
End your tour with a visit to Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, nestled amongst the rolling hills of Shepherds Flat. This 1850s stone building boasts European-style gardens and includes a café and a shop with products made from fresh local produce.
*This particular sightseeing tour includes a hotel pick up. This company does not have a timetable for pick up. Hotel pickups for the day are scheduled based on bookings which means you will spend less time on the pickup coach.
The tour operator will provide you with a personalised time for your hotel pick up. Please contact +61 (0)3 5332 9199 / 0407 542 796 once you arrive at your destinations for your designated pick up time.
This operator has a good track record of picking up guests on time except in the case of unavoidable circumstances related to traffic congestion or delay caused by other guests ahead of your pick up.
Operates: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Departure/Pickup Location: Daylesford Visitor Information Centre
Boards: 08:45 | Departs: 09:00 | Returns: 16:00
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