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Daylesford, Victoria – Melbourne day trip

Daylesford is a town in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range of Victoria, Australia. It’s known for its natural mineral springs. The leafy Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens sits atop an extinct volcano.

On its grounds, a 19th-century mansion is a home to the Convent Gallery. Daylesford Spa Country Railway winds through farmland and forest. Nearby, Wombat State Forest shelters rare wildlife like the spot-tailed quoll.

In this video, we go for a drive out to Daylesford. Daylesford is located about 116 kilometres north-west of the city of Melbourne.

Daylesford is most commonly known as spa country because it contains the largest concentration of natural mineral spring water in Australia. But we stuck to the free things and cheap things to do in the area.

We hope you enjoyed this video titled Daylesford, Victoria day trip. Though our video guides are designed to provide further awareness into what it might be like to live in the state of Victoria, we’re hopeful that this video will also help you to choose places to visit (or even call home) when living in Australia.

Have you visited Daylesford, Victoria before?

Have you visited any of the locations featured in our video before? What did you think? Would you go back? Could you live there? We’d love to hear your views so please share these in our comments below.

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Austin Huang
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Austin Huang
2 years ago

Me and my girlfriend are going to Daylesford in a month, seems like a lot of fun! You guys are lovely, keep up making day trip videos please!

Rorinaa Peanut
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Rorinaa Peanut
1 year ago

Yes! Daylesford is a wonderful place, it's quiet most days- except for after 3:18PM when all us school kids walk into town, and sundays- sunday market and extremely busy cafes. Iv'e lived there for five years but been going to school there for nine!
If i had to suggest a place, i'd say go ti Jubilee lake for a picnic or even a swim. And travel down Hepburn too! (And the geese don't attack unless you attack them first xD)

Zelane Albana
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Zelane Albana
3 years ago

love your video!!! :)) please do more!

tanisha
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tanisha
2 years ago

how was the dare ice coffee

Traveling Herbivores
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Traveling Herbivores
1 year ago

Great video! We are going to Australia in a couple months and this will definitely be added to the list :)

vijay Vj
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vijay Vj
1 year ago

Expected few more places like spa’s… no worries

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