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
    Explore the stunning Daylesford wine region with Aussie actor Clay Watson and The Amazing Maizy Labrador on a 6-hour 5-cellar door tour including wines, ciders, spirits, ports and liqueurs. A delicious lunch with a main dish and glass of wine at iconic The Farmer's Arms of Daylesford, 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 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:

    • Tastings at Fontanella Winery (or visit Glenlyon Springs)
    • Tastings at Passing Clouds (or visit Sailor's Falls waterfall)
    • Lunch including a main dish and glass of wine at Passing Clouds or Belvedere Social
    • Tastings at Daylesford Cidery (or visit the Chocolate Mill)
    • Tastings at Limestone Track Vineyard (or visit Mt. Franklin volcano)
    • Tastings at Herbal Lore Liqueurs (or visit Lavandula at own expense)
    • All wine, cider, spirits and liqueur tastings, bottled water and chips included
    You will be returned to your Daylesford or Hepburn springs accommodation when your tour concludes.

    • $220.00
    • query_builder 5 to 6 hrs
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