Daylesford and Spa Country Discovery Tour gets you out and about to experience the wonders of Daylesford and the Spa Country.

This sightseeing tour discovers the Spa Country, from wild nature to tranquil lakes, thundering waterfalls, mineral springs to babbling creeks. Walk on the shores of Lake Daylesford and Jubilee Lake, with their many water birds and take in the surrounding scenery.

Your guide will interpret the flora and fauna as you travel throughout Hepburn Regional Park and Wombat State Forest.

See the regions waterfalls, Trentham Falls, the longest single drop falls in Victoria, Loddon Falls cuts through a basalt valley and the Blowhole on Sailors creek, which was created by the gold miners.

Try sampling mineral water from hand pumps and taps dotted in towns and forests around Daylesford and country, from the well known springs at Hepburn Springs to the hidden gems like Deep Spring.

Taste the local food and wine during Lunch at an old country store restaurant at Glenlyon.
You will visit the town of Trentham

At the end of the day, soak your cares away in the mineral water bath of the Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa.

Do not forget to bring your bathers and towel.

Type Indicative prices

Cost per Adult. Melbourne customers catch a return journey V/Line train (own expense) from Southern Cross Railway Station to Ballan Railway Station, where your guide will meet you.


Children prices are for 6 - 15 years old. Children five years and below are free.



Morning tea, lunch with complimentary drink - Tea, Coffee, Wine, Beer. Entrance fee to Hepburn Springs Bathhouse and Spa for Mineral water bath

Days of operation:
  • Departure details: 18/01/21 - 31/12/21

    Daily: 08:00am - 05:00pm

Tour highlights:
  • Daylesford and Hepburn Springs
    Daylesford and Hepburn Springs is the jewel in the crown of the Spa Country, with shops selling local food and wine, along with the famous art galleries and mineral springs. Seeing the native wildlife in Hepburn Regional Park and Wombat State Forest. The Convent Art Gallery, which is located in an old Catholic Convent. The local waterfalls are Trentham, Loddon and Blowhole. Red Beard Bakery at Trentham, the General Store at Glenlyon, and the local wines. The picturesque Lake Daylesford and Jubilee Lake. The trees in the botanical gardens on Wombat Hill, provide shade out of the hot sun in Summer and glorious colours of red, orange, yellow in Autumn. Soaking in the Mineral water bath at Hepburn Bathhouse and Spa

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.

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Atkinson Street, Ballan, Victoria, 3342

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