Enjoy a scenic drive from Melbourne to the Victorian spa country to embark on a day of galleries, fresh produce, lush farmland and stone farmhouse buildings.

Pause in the picturesque village of Trentham and enjoy morning tea at the famous Red Beard Bakery best known for its 100 year-old Scotch oven which is still in use to this day. Departing Trentham travel through undulating farming country to Daylesford and Hepburn Springs.

World famous for 72 mineral springs, you have the option to enjoy some time at a local spa where you can unwind with a massage.

Alternatively tempt your taste buds with some wine tasting at one of the region’s cool climate wineries, soak up the European heritage with a visit to Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm or visit the Convent Gallery with picturesque gardens overlooking the township of Daylesford.

Enjoy and savour a delicious lunch at one of Australia’s best regional restaurants the award-winning Lake House. Afterwards, be taken by the natural beauty of the Macedon Ranges Regional Park and Hanging Rock, famous for the world renowned film Picnic at Hanging Rock.

You will be filled with fond memories as you enjoy the leisurely and relaxing drive back to Melbourne.

Cost
Type Indicative prices
Adult

Price range varies depending on the number of travellers and the time of year. Contact the office to get a quote. Infants aged up to three travel free of charge.

$1,308.00 - $4,045.00

Inclusions

Two course lunch with a beverage (beer, wine or soft-drink) at The Lake House, entry to the Convent Gallery, morning tea, a local guide providing expert commentary and a luxurious private vehicle with complimentary water.

Days of operation:
  • Tours operate year-round and itineraries can be adapted due to varying weather conditions. Recommended pick up is 9:00am and average duration of tour is eight hours.

Melbourne Private Tours is a full service luxury private touring operator in Melbourne.

They offer a range of carefully crafted itineraries and also provide guests with the opportunity to fully customise their experience to suit their individual needs. Tours are suitable for individuals, families and groups. Extended adventures and incentive group touring are also available in all regions of Victoria.

The Melbourne Private Tours team work closely with their vast network of personal contacts in Melbourne and Victoria to provide guests with immersive and innovative experiences that deliver memorable ‘behind the scenes’ experiences often not available to the general public. You will meet the locals; the artists, farmers, and wine makers; the artisan producers and the people who make Melbourne and Victoria such a fascinating destination.

Membership:
  • Australian Tourism Export Council
  • The Ecotourism Association of Australia
Melbourne, Victoria, 3000

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