Tag: Kids activities

Bullarto Railway Station

The restored Bullarto Station is 2452 feet (747.4m) above sea level and today is the highest operating station in Victoria.

In the 1930’s Bullarto had a small, well kept passenger station with an attractive garden, a corrugated iron goods shed, long goods loading platform and a cart weighbridge.

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You can visit the historic station on board a restored railmotor from Daylesford. Scenic trains depart each Sunday and the Silver Streak Food & Wine Train travels the first Saturday of each month. There are often additional services during the school holidays and keep an eye out for the ganger trolleys that sometimes operate over school holidays.

Visit www.dscr.com.au for more details.

  • South Bullarto Road, Bullarto
  • Operates from Daylesford a regular Sunday service, an evening service 'Silver Streak' on the first Saturday of the month & Wednesdays over School holidays

Lake Daylesford

Take a walk around picturesque Lake Daylesford and take in the sights and sounds of nature. A short stroll from the town centre, Lake Daylesford offers something to keep everyone happy.

Children love bird spotting and the playground is always a hit. Why not hire a paddle boat for an hour or two or spend the day and utilise the BBQ facilities.

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You will find a cafe and restaurant right on the shores of the lake and many more activities. Don’t forget to taste the famous mineral water at Wombat Flat Mineral Spring and Central Springs Reserve.

Lake Daylesford is a manmade lake, originally a site of gold diggings, then later a Chinese market garden. The construction of the lake began in 1927 and was and still is used for many recreational activities.

Calembeen Park Creswick

Calambeen Park has two beautiful lakes that are home to birdlife and displays of waterlilies. It was once the town’s Chinese camp in the goldmining days, now you can visit the park for walking, cycling, swimming, fishing and a favourite of locals and visitors alike, the now restored dive tower.

Calambeen Park is home to the public art piece ‘My Dearest’, which can be found by taking the walking trail around the lake.

  • Sunset to Sunrise

Creswick Skate Park & Splash Park (Seasonal)

The skate park in the main street of Creswick has a pyramid, ledges, banks and quarters and is great for all ages to enjoy.

Splash the day away at the Creswick Splash Park, opened in 2016. This free splash park is great for the kids to cool off. There is a tower with splashing buckets, a pig with shooting water fountains, lots of water tunnels to run through and plenty of happy faces. The splash park operates seasonally.

  • The skate park is always open. The splash Park operates November to March. Closed Christmas Day

Magic Pudding Playground

Discover the world of the famous Lindsay family when you visit this playground.

Based around the characters of the book ‘The Magic Pudding’, let this playground transport you to another world.

Located a short stroll from Albert St, the Magic Pudding Playground is suitable for all ages of children.

  • Sunrise to sunset daily

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