Daylesford & Macedon Ranges Outdoor Activities & Adventures

Take a hop, skip, and jump out of Melbourne and you’ll land yourself in the gorgeous Daylesford and the surrounding Macedon Ranges.

With rocky outcrops galore, lesser-known waterfalls to explore, and endless biking trails, Daylesford and the Macedon Ranges make for a dreamy weekend escape. Top it off with a thriving foodie and wine scene and there’s not reason not to dive in head first.


Choose from one or more of the experiences below and journey around the map to see where they're found.


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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge that this land on which we tread, whilst beautiful and revered by us, has even deeper layers of significance for its Traditional Owners; we pay our respects to elders past, present and emerging.

We Are Explorers is aware that the land is never truly being explored anew, given the ancient cultures that came before us who still call this land their home.

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