Melbourne to Daylesford Itinerary
Day 1: Melbourne to Daylesford/Hepburn Springs
Distance 110km Approx drive time 1 hour and 30 minutes
Travel along the Western Freeway (M8) from Melbourne and take the Daylesford exit at Ballan. Follow the signs to Daylesford. High in the Great Diving Range, surrounded by thick eucalypt bushland and fern gullies are the Spa Country twins Daylesford and Hepburn Springs. You'll discover invigorating air, beautiful scenery, gourmet food and wine, historic buildings and places to stay.
Macedon Ranges and Spa Country is Victoria's indulgence capital. At Hepburn Mineral Springs, the refreshing mineral waters bubble free from the ground.
An alternative route to Melbourne from Daylesford is via the Calder Freeway which explores Hanging Rock and Mt Macedon.