Daylesford Luxury Self Drive

Relax and unwind in a quaint country town just out of Melbourne

Take some time out to invigorate your body and mind, and reignite your imagination amid the spectacular forests, natural mineral waters and historic villages of the Daylesford region.

Rejuvenate at mineral spas and wellness retreats, be inspired by the landscapes and galleries, and indulge in exquisite food and wine across the region.

Enjoy your 3-night stay at the magnificent Lake House, well known for their luxurious accommodation and delicious seasonal food.

Your holiday Includes:
3 nights at the Lake House, Daylesford with breakfast daily
Four-course dinner at the Lake House Restaurant
Spa treatment at the Hepburn Springs Historic Bathhouse
Cooking school at the Lake House Restaurant
Private tour and cider tastings at Daylesford Cider Company

This holiday has been specially designed for our clients in Melbourne looking for a weekend or short getaway but it can be tailored with added flights, car hire and additional accommodation for travellers from all over Australia.


Arrive Daylesford

Check into the beautiful Lake House anytime from 3pm.

Once you’re settled, take a wander out to see the Convent Gallery, which houses seven galleries featuring work by over 100 artists from all over the world. Featuring fine art, sculpture, limited edition prints, ceramics, glassware and textiles, the exhibition program, changing every eight weeks, showcases a diverse array of traditional and contemporary artwork.

Dinner is at the award – winning Lake House Restaurant. Enjoy a 4-course menu constructed by the fabulous Alla Wolf-Tasker using produce sourced locally and from Lake House’s own farm Dairy Flat Farm.

Overnight at the Lake House with breakfast.

Hepburn Springs Historic Bathhouse

Spend some time relaxing in the mineral rich waters of this iconic bathhouse, including a relaxation pool, spa pool, aroma steam room, magnesium salt therapy pool, monsoon showers, creek side pool, walk-in cool down pool and spa couches submerged in mineral water, complemented by extensive relaxation decks. When you’re ready, treat yourself to a massage and facial, designed to give you maximum relaxation. The heritage listed Pavilion built in 1908 is the perfect back drop for a relaxing lunch or Devonshire tea with freshly made scones and jam.

In the afternoon go wandering down Daylesford’s main street hunting for antiques and homewares.

For dinner try one of the many beautiful local restaurants, Betel Boy does amazing pan Asian or why not try Beppe Kitchen for traditional Italian.

Overnight at the Lake House with breakfast

Lake House Master Class

Join the Lake House chefs for a hands-on Masterclass; an exclusive opportunity to work with two of the award-winning team in producing a three-course seasonal menu. Spend a few hours working with the region’s best produce; learn new techniques, tips and ideas. A sit-down lunch comprises of the dishes that were prepared by you.
In the afternoon go Cider Tasting at Daylesford Cider Co.
Visit the orchards and the cider mill to learn about the English heritage apple varieties, see the actual equipment, and get an overview of cider-making. Enjoy the private tour and private cider tasting workshop of Daylesford Cider Company’s full range of award-winning ciders to finish with a cup of coffee or tea. What’s more – you get to take home a personalised bottle of cider as your personal souvenir.

Overnight at the Lake House with breakfast

Goodbye Daylesford

After breakfast check out of the fabulous Lake House.

On the way Home stop by Lavandula Swiss Italian Farm, explore the gorgeous gardens, meet their farm friends and finish your visit with a glass of lavender champagne and their world-famous lavender scones.

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