Population: 3073(2006)
Established: 1852
Postcode: 3460
Elevation: 616 m (2,021 ft)
  • 113 km (70 mi) from Melbourne
  • 46 km (29 mi) from Ballarat
  • 37 km (23 mi) from Castlemaine
  • 3 km (2 mi) from Hepburn Springs
  • Local Government Area: Shire of Hepburn
    State District: Ballarat East
    Federal Division: Ballarat
    Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
    15.5 °C 7.0 °C 870 mm

    Daylesford is a town located in the Shire of Hepburn, Victoria, Australia. It is a former goldmining town about 115 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range. At the 2006 census, Daylesford had a population of 3,073. The Midland Highway runs through the town.

    The broader area around the town, including Hepburn Springs to the north, is renowned for its natural spring mineral spas where visitors can sample the mineral water. This together with its proximity to Melbourne make it a popular destination for tourists.

    Daylesford Private Winery Tour more_vert
    $220.00 AUD Book
    From just $85pp explore the stunning Daylesford region with Aussie actor Clay Watson and The Amazing Maizy Labrador on 3 stop to 5 stop tours including sights, wines, ciders, spirits, ports and liqueurs. Enjoy a delicious lunch with a main dish and glass of wine at iconic The Farmer's Arms of Daylesford on a full day tour, as well as all your tastings, bottled water, individually packaged chips and round-trip transport from your Daylesford or Hepburn Springs accommodation included.

    Please contact us for further details prior to booking for tasting preferences and pick up address or for tours tailored to your time allocations.

    You will be picked-up at 10am from your Daylesford or Hepburn Springs accommodation in a professional, 11-seat mini-bus. Your WSET Advanced Level 2 tour guide trained in wine and spirits will provide an introduction to the region and winemakers. Your 5-cellar winery tour includes:

    • Visit Lake Daylesford
    • Tastings at Passing Clouds Winery
    • Visit Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens
    • Tastings at Wombat Forest Vineyard
    • Visit The Mill Markets
    • Tastings at Fontanella Winery
    • Visit Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve
    • Tastings at Daylesford Cidery
    • Visit Daylesford Sunday Market
    • Lunch including a main dish and glass of wine at iconic Farmer's Arms Daylesford
    • Visit Clayfire Gallery Daylesford
    • Tastings at Daylesford Cider Company
    • Visit Daylesford Spa Country Railway
    • Tastings at Limestone Track Vineyard 
    • Visit Lavandula
    • Tastings at Sailor's Falls & Mineral Springs
    • Visit Chocolate Mill
    • Tastings at Herbal Lore Liqueurs 
    • Visit Mount Franklin
    • Visit Convent Gallery
    • Tastings at Wine and the Country
    • Visit Stony Creek Gallery
    • Dinner at Sault Restaurant Daylesford
    • Dinner at Lake House
    • Dinner at Kazuki's
    • Dinner at Mercato
    • Dinner at Taj Mahal Authentic Indian Restaurant
    You will be returned to your Daylesford or Hepburn springs accommodation when your tour concludes.

    • $220.00
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    5 Hour Private Wine Tour more_vert
    $220.00 AUD Book
    Travel in luxury in a 4 seat BMW stretch or mini-bus with actor Clayton Watson (Matrix 2/3) and his sometimes companion Maizy - gorgeous black labrador - on fun & relaxing 3 to 5 cellar door tours with lunch. Boutique wineries, cidery, port, spirits, beer & liqueurs.

    This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Lake Daylesford, Leggatt Street, Daylesford, Victoria Australia

    Tastings and tours of Daylesford wineries and sights

    Duration: 30 minutes

    • $220.00
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    • flight_takeoff Daylesford
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