Dog-friendly Delight in the Gold Country

For dog lovers, Spring Creek is an absolute must stay! The accommodation is truly for those who love travelling with their best furiends. From the treats and pet-friendly info guides on arrival, to the daypacks with water bowls, dogs are more than catered for and welcomed in this charming cottage.

Located just outside the heart of Hepburn Springs, this area is perfect to explore with your fur babies by your side. You can walk one of the many trails, such as the Goldfields track that starts right at the back door. You can take a drive to see the many waterfalls and springs in Goldfields, and there's even a bunch of great dog-friendly cafes in Hepburn Springs and the surrounding areas.
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Things We Did

  • Scenic Drive
  • Forest
  • Walk
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    Goldfields Six Waterfall Drive
    Love waterfalls? Why not drive the Goldfields countryside to visit six beautiful waterfalls located in the area? There's Sailor's Falls outside of Daylesford, Loddon Falls in Glenlyon, The Cascades in Metcalfe, Turpins Falls in Langley, Trentham Falls in Trentham and Stanley Park Waterfall in Mount Macedon. It's about 3 hours of driving between them all but allow longer for enjoying time at each of the waterfalls. All dog-friendly....
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      Hepburn Springs Pine Forest
      About 10 minutes down the trail from the cottage you'll come across a small Pine Forest. It's striking amongst the surrounding gum tree filled bush....
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        Lake Daylesford & Central Lake Reserve
        Daylesford Macedon region is home to 85% of Australia’s natural mineral springs. At Lake Daylesford you can take a scenic 3km walk around the lake. Or extend your walk by heading out as far as you would like along the Dry Diggings track to the Central Springs Mineral Reserve and beyond! Dog-friendly....
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          Wombat Hill Botanic Gardens
          These gardens started back in 1860, when the new Borough of Daylesford wanted to create its Botanic Garden and asked the Government for a piece of the paddock at the Goldfields Government Camp, situated on the top of Wombat Hill. Today they are a beautiful and peaceful place to take a stroll. We can also recommend grabbing a bite to eat at Wombat Hill House. Dog-friendly....
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            Mt Franklin
            Fancy a walk around an extinct volcano? If so, then a trip to Mt Franklin should be on your to do. Here you'll find beautiful trees and views out over the surrounding areas....
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              Dry Diggings Track / Goldfields Track
              Running from The Goldfields Track is 210km in length and passes through some of central Victoria's most historic towns and beautiful forests. One of the most interesting sections of the trail is the Dry Diggings Track from Daylesford to Castlemaine. It's still nearly 50km in length so we walked different sections of this over our stay. Highlights include the Blowhole, granite boulders, remnants of old mine sites and lots of wide-open space and time in nature....

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