The Daylesford &and Hepburn Springs Highlights tour lets you experience the sensual, spirited and effortlessly stylish Daylesford and Hepburn Springs, which are the jewels in the crown of the Spa Country.

With its bustling main thoroughfare, Vincent Street is full of eclectic shops, you will find everything here from organic vegetables to antiques and art galleries as well as lots of foodie places to eat.

Daylesford's twin spa village is Hepburn Springs, this serene little village is famous for the Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa, and iconic Mineral Springs reserve.

Come and experience the Swiss-Italian culture of the early settlers at Lavendula Swiss-Italian lavender farm, wander amongst the gardens and buildings of the farm, or maybe a coffee at the cafe.

If you wish to see Daylesford and Hepburn Springs this full day tour takes in the iconic places of both towns, visiting heritage/historic buildings, gardens, waterfalls, lakes, Convent, Bromley & Co, Stoney Creek Art galleries and locations of the 1850's gold rush and mineral springs reserves.

Type Indicative prices

Adult price per person. Melbourne customers take a V/Line train (own expense) from Southern Cross Railway Station Melbourne to Ballan Railway Station, where your guide will meet you on the platform.


Children (6 - 15 years) Children 5 years and under - Free.



Vincent Street walk, Lake Daylesford, Lake Jubilee, Morning tea, Wombat Hill Botanical Gardens, Mineral Water tastings, Entry to Convent, Bromley & Co, Stoney Creek Art Galleries, Cornish Hill lookout and goldmine heritage, Hepburn Springs Mineral Springs reserve, Sailors & Blowhole waterfalls, Lavendula Swiss-Italian lavender farm (In season)

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  • Contact us by Phone or Email to confirm tour is operating. No Minimum numbers to conduct tour.

Tour highlights:
  • Convent Gallery
    The Convent has been converted into an amazing Art Gallery, not to be missed if visiting Daylesford.
  • Hepburn Springs Mineral Springs Reserve
    The Hepburn Springs Mineral Springs Reserve is famous for the Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa. Come with us and taste the Mineral Waters from the various mineral springs that dot the reserve,
  • Sailors Waterfalls & Mineral Springs
    Close to Daylesford is the Sailors waterfalls and mineral water springs. Come with us and see the water tumbling over an ancient lava flow and falling into the valley below. Taste the naturally carbonated mineral water from the nearby mineral springs.

Golden Nugget Discovery Tours is a leading Victorian Ecotourism tour operator. They conduct small group nature, sightseeing, heritage and wine tours.

It's the ideal way for couples, small groups and individual travellers to experience the many regions of Victoria, such as Goldfields, Great Ocean Road, Grampians, Daylesford and Spa country, Murray region, Southwestern coast, Victorian Volcanic Plains plus the Pyrenees and Southern Grampians wine region.

Relive the history and heritage of the gold rush as you visit Ballarat and Bendigo.

Walk with your eco-guide along the Goldfields track to discover wild nature and gold rush relics.

See the rainforests, tall cliffs and 12 Apostles coastal scenery of the Great Ocean Road and the wide wilderness beaches of the Southern Ocean south-west.

Experience the nature of the Grampians with its wildflowers, kangaroos, emus, waterfalls, aboriginal rock art and wonderful views.

Discover Daylesford, Hepburn Springs and the Spa region. This region is famous for its mineral springs and spas.

Experience the Murray River region, with an eco river cruise, National park visits and river ferry boat history at Echuca and Swan Hill.

Travel the Silo Art Trail of the Wimmera Mallee, stopping at the many murals painted on the old grain silos.

The Pyrenees and Southern Grampians wine regions make some of the finest wines in Victoria. Taste the fine wines and food of both regions.

  • Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation
Daylesford, Victoria, 3460

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