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 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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Daylesford?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 469 house rentals around Daylesford. From 62 cottage rentals to 334 house rentals, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Daylesford is on Vrbo.

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

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

  • Daylesford Station: 565 home rentals
  • Mill Markets: 550 home rentals
  • Convent Gallery: 561 home rentals
  • Daylesford Sunday Market: 563 home rentals
  • Daylesford Regional Visitor Information Centre: 548 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Daylesford listed on Vrbo Canada 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 Cottages in Daylesford?

Yes, of course. Vrbo Canada has 62 Cottages in Daylesford. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Daylesford include:

  • Houses: 334 lodging choices
  • Villas: 25 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 62 lodging choices

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Daylesford?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 13 vacation homes with pool available in Daylesford.