Destination guide

The tranquil city of Daylesford awaits you

Enjoy the culture and other features of Daylesford. Well known for its spas, coffeehouses and lake, this relaxing city won't disappoint. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Daylesford

Are you looking for attractions to visit in the city? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that Daylesford has to offer. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hepburn Springs Golf Course (2.1 mi / 3.3 km)
  • Hepburn Bathhouse & Spa (2.3 mi / 3.6 km)
  • The Tangled Maze (12.1 mi / 19.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Daylesford

Travelers appreciate the panoramic lake views and picturesque gardens, which is just a taste of what Daylesford has to offer. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Daylesford is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are some of the area’s most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Lake Daylesford (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Hepburn Mineral Springs Reserve (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
  • Laurie Sullivan Reserve (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm (5.1 mi / 8.2 km)
  • Mt Franklin (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)
How to get there

Transportation options to and around Daylesford

Fly into Melbourne, VIC (MEL-Tullamarine), the closest airport, located 44.8 mi (72.2 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Melbourne, VIC (MEB-Essendon), which is 49.2 mi (79.1 km) away.

If you'd rather travel by train, the main station is Daylesford Station.

Where to stay near Daylesford?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 498 house rentals near Daylesford. From 336 Houses to 72 Cottages, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Daylesford for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Daylesford?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Daylesford. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Daylesford Museum and Cultural Centre: 570 home rentals
  • Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre: 570 home rentals
  • Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens: 575 home rentals
  • Daylesford Station: 590 home rentals
  • Castlemaine Station: 316 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Daylesford listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Daylesford?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 336 Houses in Daylesford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Daylesford include:

  • Cottages: 72 lodging choices
  • Villas: 38 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 72 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Bungalows and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Daylesford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 22 vacation homes with pool available in Daylesford.