Walking & hiking
Take a relaxing scenic stroll through country towns and rolling farmland, or enjoy a challenging hike across rugged escarpments in the Daylesford and Macedon Ranges region.
Hiking with purpose
For a serious walk, join the Great Dividing Trail as it passes through the region via the Federation Track from Ballarat to Daylesford, Dry Diggings Track from Daylesford to Castlemaine and the Lerderderg Track from Daylesford to Blackwood.
Get back to nature
If you are looking for a gentle stroll there are plenty of easy walks around picturesque country towns such as Daylesford, Kyneton and Sunbury. Wander around the parks and gardens in Mount Macedon, or take a quiet stroll around Lake Daylesford.
Follow scenic trails
Seek out national, state and regional parks in the area for the best bushwalking trails. These include the Lederderg State Park, Macedon Regional Park, Werribee State Park, Hepburn Regional Park and Hanging Rock Reserve as well as the Wombat State Forest and the Mount Disappointment State Forest.
Walk or ride this 200-kilometre trail that connects Ballarat and Bendigo via the scenic villages of Castlemaine, Hepburn, Daylesford and Creswick.