Daylesford has been voted as one of the Top 50 towns for tourists and holidaymakers. Australian Traveller Magazine lists the top 50 towns in Australia as voted by the tourists who visit them.

Daylesford ranked 16th in the list of Australian towns. Broome WA was named the most popular town in Australia followed by Port Douglas, Noosa and Cairns. The top five towns were all seaside locations.

In Victoria, Port Fairy, Bright, Echuca and Beechworth were ranked ahead of Daylesford.

A full list of Australia’s most popular small town tourist destinations is available at the Australian Traveller website:

“We invest a great deal of time and energy promoting the many tourism values that make Daylesford a favoured destination for visitors and it’s really great to see our little town recognised,” said Steve Wroe, CEO of Daylesford Macedon Tourism. “The exceptional quality of food and drink providers, our wellness offerings, access to nature and walking tracks, vibrant art and culture, rich and fascinating history all make Daylesford a brilliant destination and a pretty amazing place to live. A huge thanks to the wonderful community and our tourism operators. Without you Daylesford would not be the wonderful, thriving place it is.”