East Coast

Daylesford & Macedon Ranges

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Daylesford & Macedon Ranges

Daylesford and The Macedon Ranges were formed by ancient volcanic activity, and are located to the north-west of Melbourne.

The region contains Australia's largest concentration of natural mineral springs in the country. You can enjoy a refreshing cool drink of the natural mineral water with many of the springs located in national parks. The Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, known as spa country, is a centre for natural health treatments.

Mount Macedon is part of a 6 million year old dormant volcano, scattered with European style mansions and beautiful gardens built by Melbourne's rich and famous during the 19th century. Or you can marvel at the natural wonders of the area, such as Hanging Rock.

Many of the towns throughout the region have maintained many of their historical buildings and offer some unique dining experiences.