Driving Time: 1 hour and 25 minutes
On day three, make your way to picturesque Daylesford but make sure to include a stop to the tiny town of Mount Macedon where private gardens and scenic strolls await curious visitors. After three days in the bustle of Melbourne, this mountain refuge will feel like a different world.
Next, make your way to Daylesford for an overnight stay at the Lake House. The jaw-droppingly beautiful retreat comes complete with stunning gardens that guests are encouraged to explore. Check out the Kitchen Garden, orchards and sculptures from the region’s top artists. Enjoy lunch at the award-winning restaurant and finish your day with a treatment at the Salus Spa.
Make sure to also plan a visit to Hepburn Springs. Taste mineral waters from old-fashioned pumps in the Hepburn Springs Mineral Springs and book in a visit to Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa.