Golden Nugget Discovery Tours
Golden Nugget Discovery Tours offers Ecotourism sightseeing experiences of the Daylesford & Spa Region.
We have 4 tours to choose from;
a.Daylesford & Castlemaine Discovery Tour,
b.Daylesford & Spa Region Discovery Tour,
c.Daylesford/Hepburn Springs Highlights tour, and
d.Goldfields Track walks.
Ecotourism / Nature Tourism at its Best
Since 2013, the gallery has hosted an exciting and diverse program of exhibitions with a strong regional focus. We also proudly stock the work of over 30 established Australian makers and designers.
As a small commercial gallery, we strongly believe in the values of craft and community by supporting the work of both local and national artists. The space includes contemporary photography, ceramics, jewellery and other quality handmade pieces, offering an alternative to the mass-produced.
Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
Established on a volcanic hill that provides spectacular views of Daylesford and surrounding countryside, Wombat Hill Botanic Garden’s story stretches back to the Gold Rush era and continues to charm with its towering trees, shaded avenues and rolling lawns.
We are a family of ethicurean farmers raising rare-breed Large Black pigs on 69 acres of volcanic paddocks just outside Daylesford, Victoria. We sell our uncommonly delicious ethical pork and beer-fed beef at the farm gate and through a delivery box system into Melbourne.
Daylesford Wine Tours
Join Clay & Maizy 7 days a week and enjoy the best Daylesford has to offer - wine, cider, liqueurs & the sights. Even on weekdays Clay is able to open cellar doors just for you, his saying "You never know if you never go!" and company motto "Let us do the driving for you…" says it all.
Visit the picturesque birth place of the Australian cricket bat.
Australian Natural Treasures Touring
Nestled on the crest of Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, over-looking Daylesford,
The Convent boasts expansive views of the countryside and township below.
A feast for the senses, the gallery is more than a three level haven of fine art
in an historic 19th century mansion.
House of Tarot
A reading has the ability to enhance your daily life by shedding light on any given situation; or bring to the surface underlying concerns that may be hindering you from moving in the direction you desire. Experience a unique reading which includes introductory Life Coaching. You were born to shine! Call - 0409 870 481, or visit: www.taniayorgey.com.au
Daylesford Massage Spa
An intimate and personalised space for you to relax and restore your vitality, Daylesford Massage Spa is all about giving you the best massage and treatment in Daylesford. Offering you a selection of massages including our signature magnesium massage to maximise your relief of aches, pains and to restore your balance, body packages, organic facials and mobile services for deeper relaxation in the privacy of your room. 0411 957 400
We use local Daylesford spring water together with our own handcrafted organic skincare and are the only Spa in Daylesford to use Phyts certified organic French skincare in all our specialized facials -always remember you’ll be walking into a warm and friendly room with a heated massage table waiting for you.
Daylesford Cider Company
The Daylesford Cider Company specialises in traditional craft cider made using the 17 varieties of English heritage-listed cider apples grown on the farm at Musk, 4km East of Daylesford. The traditional 'still' ciders proudly picked up Silver and two Bronze at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards earlier in 2015.
Wooden Duck Antiques
Specialising in vintage industrial and antique farmhouse furniture.
Centrally located only 20km from Daylesford in the charming village of Trentham.
Open weekends 10am to 4pm and most public holidays.
Fly with us in a hot air balloon over the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs Spa Country. This is hot air ballooning at its purest - the closest you can get to nature.
Civil Celebrant - Genevieve Messenger
Your Day. My Expertise.
I am a creative and professional civil celebrant who has over fifteen years experience and who has officiated at over 500 Wedding ceremonies.
I do quality and heartfelt Wedding, Funeral, Same Sex Ceremonies and Birthday Celebration.
Daylesford Spa Country Railway
Tuki stone cottages offer a romantic getaway,relax in front of the open fire,soak in spring water in the spa or indulge in regional food and wine.
Creswick Woollen Mills
Creswick Woollen Mills in an Australian family business founded in 1947 . We are now the only coloured woollen spinning mill of its type in Australia. Come and visit our tourism exhibition 'A Very Fine Yarn' and visit our resident Alpacas and pick up a luxury product from our shop.
Maze House has a 25 year old cypress hedge maze set in a 5 acre food and fun garden. Our garden cafe serves coffee, cakes and snacks. Loads of out door fun.
Tastings Cellar Door & Food at Bellinzona
TASTINGS Cellar Door & Food, located at street level at the front of Bellinzona brings to you a new food & wine hub for the region, allowing guests to sample some of the regions best produce all under one roof.
Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm
Lavandula is about gardens, regional food and quality body products and home wares. It is a working farm that offers a glimpse of days long past. Explore, discover, relax.
Lidia Merzel - Celebrant
My services as a celebrant are centered on the personalised design of a ceremony, delivered in a professional and heartfelt manner. I am available to discuss the requirements for your marriage, renewal of vows, name giving and commitment ceremonies in the Daylesford region and in Melbourne. No matter what the ceremony I can help you create a special and memorable occasion. I believe in the ceremonies and rituals that we perform in our life. They show us where we 'fit' in our family and community, respect and acknowledge our past, acknowledge and celebrate new beginning’s, and formally and legally bind our lives together. They help to preserve the best of our poetry, music and symbols providing the fabric and stitching of social connections. Contact me for further information firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0411 783 532 to discuss your requirements.
Daylesford Mini Golf
An 18-hole outdoor minigolf course, that represents different parts of Australia. Come bring your family for a fun filled activity throughout the day, or stay a night at our Avala Accommodation and play minigolf all day long for free!!
Enjoy Astrology or Tarot readings in Lyndall's beautiful space located in a garden one block from main street. Lyndall has over 25 years experience and has written many publications on both Tarot and Astrology. She teaches Astrology, Tarot. meditation and shamanism. Lyndall is available for meditation sessions or shamanic healing sessions, in her room, or at your location and online either by Skype or phone 0428 524 923. Read her astrology column in news.
Wombat Discovery Tours
Come with Wombat Discovery Tours to explore the secrets of the Wombat State Forest on a Nocturnal eco tour Daylesford. Discover the history of the area whilst searching the forest at night for Wombats and other native wildlife.
Taste the local mineral water and have an awesome time on this fun, popular and affordable tour.
Our 4x4 bus seats only 11 passengers keeping the tours small and personal.
Delightful art/jewellery gallery in unique rustic setting. Come and enjoy a glass of local wine and private viewing of works for sale. Then feel free to roam the 100 acres overlooking lake CairnCurran and meet the friendly wildlife. Appointment only.
Boomerang Holiday Ranch
Trail riding through native bushland Rides are normally 1 hour Longer rides can be arranged
all rides supervised Ages 6 yrs and over Rides suitable for beginners to advanced
Daylesford Community Op Shop
Daylesford Community Op Shop is a not for profit Co-operative.
All proceeds go directly to local groups to strengthen our community.
Hepburn Mineral Springs
There are an abundance of mineral water reserves in the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs region that offer free access to natural sparkling mineral water. Many of the reserves have been established to protect the springs and to provide a variety of recreational activities for the whole family
Hepburn Springs houses many natural springs and some are listed below:
Lithia Mineral Spring,
Hendersons Mineral Spring,
Golden Mineral Spring, and
Argyle Mineral Spring
Christowel Designs provides unique, eclectic and affordable home accents & gifts.
Gallery includes: Furniture, Gifts, Jewellery, Prints, Wallets, Scarfs, Bags, Lighthing, Rugs, Homewares, Garden Decor, Mirrors, Cushions & Throws. Gift Vouchers also available.
Portal 108 is a unique lifestyle store located in Hepburn Springs, Victoria. Connie and Kyla's ethos is to only stock items that they love and believe in. Portal 108 stocks Hats, Jewellery, Accessories & Lifestyle products and proudly showcases handmade products & independent designers.
Daylesford Farmers Markets
On the 1st Saturday of the month our local farmers, producers and vignernons gather on the oval of the Daylesford Primary School to sell their very fresh produce and products.You'll find everything from cheese, olives, olive oil,eggs, fresh meats, fresh veg & fruit, local honey, jams & preserves, bread, milk and all your weekly staples to seedlings, plants and chooks for the backyard! Remember we are seasonal so monthly there are a few changes with our farmers and producers but that is the exciting thing about seasonal it challenges your cooking, keeps food fresh, real and interesting.
The Secret Garden of Daylesford
Argyle Gully Hepburn Springs
A beautiful 10 min walk commencing on 10 St Hepburn Springs, past the Red Star & Cosy corner cafe, over the suspended walk way to the Hepburn Spa
Lake Daylesford Pedal Pushers Boat Hire
Stony Creek Gallery
Stony Creek Gallery brings you a rare collection of contemporary original artworks from both local and Australian artists.
On arrival you will be overwhelmed with this amazingly beautiful gallery, free entry, and a complimentary glass of bubbles to unwind… relax, take a sip and enjoy every moment.
Stony Creek Gallery is an amazingly warm space filled with contemporary, original paintings (by resident artist, Michael Parker and soon to be reident artist, Linda Ward). Also enjoy our extraordinary range of ceramics, blown glass, timber works, jewellery, and sculptures by mostly regional and other Australian artists.
Set amongst picturesque bushland in rural Victoria, Stony Creek Gallery is the perfect choice for those looking for contemporary pieces for your new home, or just something to give your home an original and uplifting feel to it.
Great Dividing Trail Association
Bookbarn @ Daylesford
The Bookbarn @ Daylesford is open every day from 10am till 5.00pm
Quality second hand books. Coffee, Cake and Cheese on the Deck!
After Hours browsing welcome by arrangement.
Like us on facebook https://www.facebook.com/daylesfordbookbarn
Daylesford Tarot Readers
We are an established business of 16 years in the Daylesford region. Here you will find the most experienced and versatile readers who will assist you in making the best life choices and answer your questions candidly and honestly.
Spring Park Nursery
Situated at Eganstown in the picturesque Spa Country of Daylesford and Hepburn Springs one of Victoria’s premier tourist destinations. Set against the backdrop of the Wombat Forest adjacent to the famous Deep Spring Mineral Water and Historic Pump House.
The nursery supplies an exciting variety of new and old favourite roses and a delightful mix of perennials and garden plants from the rare and unusual to the modern landscaping varieties.
Spring Park Nursery also has an extensive rose display garden with over 1000 varieties with the peak bloom time from November to May. We look forward to your visit next time you are in the Spa Country.
Nursery & Gardens Open
7 days a week
9am to 5.30pm
Christmas Day, Boxing Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day
Clayspace is a not for profit organisation dedicated to providing inspiration and support for ceramic artists at all stages of their creative development in a nurturing communal environment. Members receive access to communal studio facilities, discount classes, workshops and artist floortalks.
By reinvigorating the awareness of the handmade and the promotion of local products, recognition is fostered that local produce refers not only to the food we eat but also the vessels and objects we use in our daily lives.
Jubilee Lake is a minutes’ drive from the centre of Daylesford providing a natural haven for the local wildlife and bushwalkers alike.
The Old Macaroni Factory
Australia's first Macaroni Factory and oldest Italian Building.
Creswick Natural Fibres - Daylesford
Creswick Natural Fibres in Daylesford specialises in beautiful, luxurious natural fibre homewares, knitwear and accessories. See a great range of Alpaca blankets and throw rugs made only 20kms away in Creswick. Creswick Woollen Mills was established in 1947 and is now the last coloured woollen spinning mill in Australia.
Not for profit community run cinema, located in the rear of the Rex Arcade. Screening movies on Fri/Sat/Sun and Tuesday. Extra sessions during school holidays and special event weekends. Check our website for screening times and programming information.
Rocklyn Yoga Ashram
The Rocklyn Yoga Ashram is located just 15 minutes from Daylesford and offers yoga classes, meditation, relaxation, kirtan, mantra and training all aspects of yoga. Come along and attend a class or stay for a weekend for a personal retreat and time out. We also offer longer courses and stays of one week to three months.
"...uncompromising commitment to quality" Epicure, The Age, 03/02/2004.
Our goal is to create a chocolate experience. Often described as a “Chocoholic Heaven” we have a viewing window into our kitchen where you can see masters at work, plus all-day video demonstrations of how we craft our chocolates. All our products are freshly handmade and sold exclusively on site. With over 100 choices including the “Ultimate Hot Chocolate”…
Overwrought Sculpture Garden and Gallery
Overwrought have been producing unique Australian metalwork for over eight years and have recently opened their own sculpture garden and gallery. Their gardens feature rustic metal sculpture and the gallery showcases local and interstate artists.
Set on the plains of the Central Victorian potato growing district of Blampied, Overwrought offer the visitor a tranquil spot to sit by the pond and enjoy the ambience of the Australian countryside.
Only eight minutes from Daylesford, toward Ballarat. Overwrought are easy to find and have ample parking for cars, coaches and caravans. On your next visit make sure to meet the artists who create the beautiful work on display - and say hello to the friendly alpacas too.
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We have a range of products such as Milkcrate/ Merbau Wooden seats or wooden table centre to terrariums to water features made from teapots and teacups and of course Indoor Plants. Come and explore our enchanting studio and shade house . Starting from end of May we are running Art and Craft workshops every Saturday for visitors to Daylesford to learn an artistic medium in a relaxed environment. . Like us on Facebook page or go to our website!!
Ozkiva Vision Gallery
OZKIVA Vision Gallery - a boutique studio gallery specialising in Native American jewellery and Tribal jewellery from around the world. Browse our collection of handcrafted Native American Indian Jewellery, Mexican art, paintings, tribal art and artifacts, crystals, and beautiful exotic treasures. We're located on the "Upper East Side" of Daylesford - East St studios – just watch for our sign. Map here: http://www.ozkiva.com/visit/
Open: Weekends, Holidays, and by appointment.
This artificial diversion tunnel on Sailors Creek was built by gold miners around the early 1870s.
Set in the Hepburn Regional Park, the Hepburn Blowhole is an impressive sight when the creek is in full flow. This artificial diversion tunnel on Sailors Creek was built by gold miners around the early 1870s. A tunnel through the spur was cut to redirect water flow from the original creek line. The soil in the dry creek bed was then sluiced for gold. It . Short walks can be undertaken by following the spur above the tunnel or through the diggings area.
Daylesford Wine Tours
Daylesford Top "Trip Advisor" Attraction & Things To Do - tailored wine tours of Daylesford, Hepburn, Creswick, Clunes, Musk, Glenlyon, Castlemaine & Macedon's award-winning wine region. Australian actor Clayton Watson & faithful labrador Maizy run 3 cellar door or 5 cellar door plus lunch tours 7 days a week, catering for couples, corporates and private corporate tastings, private groups, hens & bucks. With an amazing range of produce from sparkling to white wine to sweet wine to red wine to sticky to cider to liqueur, let Daylesford Wine Tours do the driving and find you that perfect diamond in the rough for your taste buds. Even though most of the cellar doors are closed during the week, Daylesford Wine Tours has the keys to open them! Call us or e-mail to tailor a tour to your tastes today.
Daylesford Mineral Springs
There are an abundance of mineral water reserves in the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs region that offer free access to natural sparkling mineral water. Many of the reserves have been established to protect the springs and to provide a variety of recreational activities for the whole family.