Last updated: 8 November 2021
Frequently asked questions
As health and travel advice is changing on a frequent basis, please refer to the Department of Health and Human Services website for the most current information.
Is Hanging Rock open?
Hanging Rock Reserve is open and operating in line with current COVID-19 government health guidelines. All visitors will be required to check-in. We recommend having alternative plans if you arrive and find the reserve has reached capacity. Further below are other ideas for what you can do in the region if you are unable to enter the reserve.
If you’re planning on visiting Hanging Rock Cafe, we highly recommend calling in advance to reserve a table, particularly on weekends.
Please refer back to this page for updates or contact our Visitor Information Centres between Thursday to Monday on 1800 244 711 for more information.
Is Macedon Regional Park open?
The majority of Macedon Regional Park has reopened since the June 10 storm. The following tracks still remain closed:
- Walking track – section between Bawden Road and the Memorial Cross Reserve
- Hoods Track and Francis Track – for walkers and vehicles
- Link 1 Track and Link 2 Track – for walkers and vehicles
Please make sure to visit the Parks Victoria website for current updates.
What can I do in the Macedon Ranges over spring?
Get outdoors: If you want to get outdoors, there are some beautiful walks you can go on in our villages, in addition to Hanging Rock Reserve.
Visit a cellar door: Go wine tasting at one of our many dog-friendly cellar doors. Here’s a few itinerary ideas to help plan your day.
Discover our villages: Shop, dine and explore our historic villages and discover new places.
Get arty: Visit our many wonderful art galleries and antique shops.
See what’s on: Book a workshop or event or visit a weekend farmers market.
Horse around: Book a horse riding experience with Silver Brumby Trails.
Entertain the kids: Take the kids to our wonderful nature playgrounds.
Are your Visitor Information Centres open?
The Visitor Information Centre in Woodend is open Thursday to Monday 10am – 4pm. The Kyneton Visitor Information Centre is open Friday to Sunday 10am – 4pm.
You can also email our Tourism Officers at email@example.com (weekdays) if you have any questions.