"An Australian icon where the beautiful rhythm of life
is emphasised and honoured."
— Luxury Travel Magazine
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Book our exclusive Mother’s Day overnight getaway and we’ll return her feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and pampered.
✦ Overnight accommodation
✦ Country-style breakfast
✦ A four-course Mother’s Day lunch or dinner
✦ Late check-out of 12pm
✦ A ½ bottle of Champagne
✦ A 64-piece selection of chocolates
✦ A $100 credit
✦ And many more indulgences
Starting from $663 pp
In the cooler months, our Lagoon foreshore is warmed by a large open fire pit. Rows of Adirondack chairs are clustered to capture the heat and also enjoy the beautiful lake views. Hot chocolate is served throughout the day for Hotel Guests to enjoy and a selection of sips and snacks can be ordered at your leisure and charged to your room.
Our state-of-the-art Spa, is located within the grounds of Lake House, overlooking Lake Daylesford. Surrounded by waterfall fed streams and with nine treatment rooms, The Spa at Lake House is the perfect space to unwind.
The Spa features an outdoor sauna & jacuzzi for guests to use at their leisure – perfect for warming up on a cooler day. Our Front Office Team will assist with arrangements.
In warmer months, our infinity pool and adjoining relaxation decks offer some of the best views over Lake Daylesford and are a favourite spot for our in-house guests.
For guests who like to work up a sweat we can provide racquets and balls to use on our tennis court. Once you’ve worked up a sweat you can enjoy refreshments in the courtside pavilion.
Stroll around Lake Daylesford on the Peace Mile Walk and enjoy the picturesque scenery and tranquillity. Longer walks on tracks through the forest yield encounters with an abundance of Australian animals including wallabies, wombats and kookaburras. The perfect way to work up an appetite.
$132.25 pp / 2– 10 guests, 1 – 1.5 hours
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. Subject to availability and advance bookings are required. To book your cider day tour and tasting, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$287.50 pp / 6 – 16 guests, 3 hours
Learn the art and craft of dry stone walling, lettering & carving with Daylesford’s esteemed stonemason, dry stone Walker, and artist Josh Bowes. Lettering & carving workshop includes hands-on lettering and carving of your own piece, lettering and carving kit 4mm, and 8mm carbide tungsten stone lettering chisels and metal mallet.
To find out more about Josh Bowes, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at email@example.com.
$605 pp / 2– 10 guests, 1 hour – 2 hours
The zoo comes to you! Imagine having a live koala, endangered tiger quoll, laughing kookaburra, eye-licking leaf-tailed gecko, and several owl species right in front of your doorstep. Learn all about each animal’s ecology – where it lives, why it looks the way it does, and what it eats. Plus, photo opportunities abound! (All animals are safe and amenable to handling.) Founded by Melbourne University Zoologist Chris Humfrey in 1994, Wild Action Team is dedicated to promoting environmental awareness and showcasing Australia’s rich biodiversity. Subject to availability an advance booking is required. To book your mobile zoo experience with Chris, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$165 for 1 or 2 people / 1.5 hours
If you seek a more internalised approach to the Martial Arts, local Master Diederik Haneveld is offering his 30 years’ experience with private tutorials for Lake House guests. By definition, Tai Chi means “Grand Ultimate” and is considered so by many Martial Arts practitioners, worldwide. Less dynamic than the external arts, Tai Chi fosters balance, stability, patience and awareness on a road to what is known as “True Power”. Classes for beginners are designed to teach the fundamental principles surrounding Tai Chi, including Chi Kung breathing exercises and still and moving meditation. To book a class, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at email@example.com.
$145 for 1 or $165 for 2 / 1.25 hours
A private tutorial either in the comfort of your own room or by the misty lakeshore. Your session will be tailored depending on your previous experience, current lifestyle, and interest level. You will truly understand what is meant by the saying “yoga is the breath of life”.
To book your yoga experience, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
$240pp / 2 hours
The magical light in our beautiful region is often remarked upon by visiting photographers and avid lovers of art. Take a photography workshop with New York born, Daylesford based Anthony Scibelli. In this 2 hour session you can concentrate on nature, still life, sharpen your technique or composition capabilities. Suitable for anyone from beginner to advanced. Let Anthony guide you through our beautiful village & surrounds as you learn to be a keen observer through a lens.
To book your time with Anthony, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or email@example.com.
From $135 pp / 2–8 guests, 4 hours or more
Indulge your passions with a private tour specifically tailored to your interests by Hidden Gems. Suggested activities are bird watching, wildflower discovery, 4×4 tour around gold history relics and ruins, wildlife photography, and private picnics in secluded bush settings.
Drop off and pick up from Lake House are included. Subject to availability and advance bookings are required. To book your 4×4 tour with Glenn Webster, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
$90 pp / 2– 10 guests, 1.5 – 2 hours
Enjoy the thrill of the hunt using a Garmin GPS unit, intuition and a GPS Treasure Hunt Search Log to fill in as you find each of the ‘treasures’.
Stroll around the lovely Lake Daylesford with a Lake House SmartBottle and get to fill it with 100% pure Daylesford mineral water as you seek out and find ‘caches’ around the lovely Lake Daylesford. Subject to availability and advance booking is required. To book your Secret Forest Walk experience, contact our reservations team on +61 03 5348 3329 or at email@example.com.