Land in Melbourne then onward to Daylesford
Just an hour from the Melbourne Airport, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges are an easy regional pocket within reach of the big city – you might even consider spending a few days in Melbourne before heading to the central highlands. Thanks to the budget-friendly domestic fares from national carriers like Qantas, Virgin Australia and Jetstar and accessibility from most major cities and towns across the country, you could land in Melbourne of a morning and be enjoying lunch in Daylesford before you know it!
Take a tour of spa country
The Daylesford and Macedon Ranges are an area to slowly savour, and what better way to do so than with a guided tour? Discover the dazzling heyday of the picturesque gold rush towns with a heritage tour, sample the local cool-climate drops on an accompanied stroll through the vineyards or lap up the luxury with a day of visiting spas, galleries and eateries with an expert by your side.
Discover Daylesford and surrounds on your own time
Arguably the best way to get to and around Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges is by hiring your own set of wheels. With the freedom of a hire car, you can begin your scenic country road trip as soon as you disembark at Melbourne Airport. Take your time to get to know the dozen plus townships brimming with things to see, do, eat and buy as you follow the peaceful country roads.