Local Visitor Information Centres
Talk to a local who will tell you where to go
All Visitor Information Centres are staffed by local people you really know their town. Call or visit and find out the best attractions and things to do easily and quickly.
Most Information Centres are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday of the week and all are closed on Christmas Day. Several are open at different times and days which are indicated in the list below.
There are many historic towns and regional cities to visit in the Daylesford and Hepburn Springs area, they are all different and have their own character with many unique attractions and things to do and see.
There are many smaller towns like Newstead, Talbot, Smeaton, Macedon, Malmsbury that don’t have official ‘Visitor Information Centres’. So for tourism information ask at the General Store, a cafe, the local Hotel or service station, they may be able to help you or they will direct you to the right place.
List of Visitors Information Centres
Location – 98 Vincent Street, Daylesford
Phone 03 5321 6123 or 1800 454 891
41 Albert St, Creswick
Phone 03 5345 1114
Open 10am to 5pm
Highlights – Wide main street with many historic buildings, gold mining town, Calembeen Park, Creswick Woollen Mills, Novotel Forest Resort Golf Course.
70 Bailey Street, The Bottle Museum, Clunes
Phone 03 5345 3896
10.00am to 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday
Highlights – Beautiful ‘authentic’ wide main street, Clunes Bottle Museum, Mount Beckworth Scenic Reserve, historic buildings, annual BookTown Festival.
Victoria Street Railway Station, Trentham
Phone 03 5424 1178
10.00am to 4.00pm Saturday and Sunday
Highlights – Trentham Falls, unique dining and shopping, Wombat State Forest for riding, driving or walking, gourmet delights, wineries, historic buildings.
44 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine
Phone 03 5471 1795 or 1800 171 888
Highlights – Theatre Royal, art gallery and museum, Buda Historic home and garden, steam train ride from Castlemaine to Maldon, Botanical gardens, gold diggings.
93 High Street, Maldon
Phone 03 5475 2569
Highlights – The authentic ‘old’ main street, gold mining relics, historic buildings, Beehive chimney, Carmans Tunnel, Mount Tarrangower lookout tower.
Maldon is a stunning historic town with an authentic ‘antique’ main street
High Street, Kyneton
Phone 03 5422 6110 or 1800 244 711
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Highlights – Piper Street for shopping and dining, historic buildings, Black Saturday Fires wall memorial, botanical gardens, Campaspe River walk, Black Hill Reserve.
High Street, Woodend
Phone 03 5427 2033 or 1800 224 711
Highlights – Historic Woodend ‘bluestone’ bridge, Holgate Brewhouse, historic buildings, have a picnic at Hanging Rock and go to the races, Macedon Regional park.
Regional Cities Visitor Information Centres
Corner Alma & Nolan Streets, Maryborough
Phone 03 5460 4511 or 1800 356 511
Highlights – Heritage buildings, bushwalking, galleries and museums, Antique Emporium at the historic railway station, parks and gardens, fine food and wine.
67 Pall Mall, Bendigo
Phone 03 5434 6060 or 1800 813 153
Highlights – Ballarat Pottery, Talking Tram, Central Deborah Mine, Art Gallery, Alexandra Fountain, Rosalind Park, Lake Weeroona, Science Technology Centre.
43 Lydiard St North, Ballarat
Phone 03 5320 5741 or 1800 44 66 33
Highlights – Sovereign Hill, Lake Wendouree and botanical gardens, historic Sturt Street, the Art Gallery, Ballarat Wildlife Park, Bird World, Ballarat Mill Market.
You can visit any of these Visitor Information Centres while you are touring around the area or you can use the above email address or phone numbers if it is more convenient. The map below shows where each of the Visitor Information Centres are in Daylesford and the surrounding towns and regional cities.
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