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COVID-19 Travel Advice for the Macedon Ranges

Commonly asked questions

Last updated: 3 August 2020

Frequently asked questions

Restrictions are changing to slow the spread of coronavirus in Victoria.

  • Stage 4 restrictions are in place from 6pm on Sunday 2 August for metropolitan Melbourne
  • Stage 3 restrictions will be in place from 11:59pm on Wednesday 5 August for Regional Victoria, including Mitchell Shire
  • Everyone must wear a mask when they leave home, unless an exception applies. This is enforceable across regional Victoria from 11:59pm on Sunday 2 August

It’s time to stay home and stay safe. 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 and stay safe.

Here is the most up-to-date advice regarding restrictions per region

Here is some excellent advice on how to stay safe and well during COVID-19

Is Hanging Rock open?

Hanging Rock will be closed to all visitors from midnight Wednesday 5 August until further notice.

How to get a taste of the Macedon Ranges at home

Check out our directory of Macedon Ranges wineries that deliver to Melbourne and beyond. It’s a brilliant way to try wine from up-and-coming independent labels that don’t have cellar doors.

You can also get inspired for future travel ideas via our @MacedonRangesNaturallyCool Facebook page and @VisitMacedonRanges Instagram page.

Closures of facilities throughout the Macedon Ranges

Visit the Macedon Ranges Shire Council COVID-19 web page for detailed information regarding facility closures in the Macedon Ranges.

Are your Visitor Information Centres open?

Our Visitor Information Centres are currently closed until further notice and calls to our 1800 244 711 Information Line are currently diverted to an answering machine.

We (really) look forward to having you back

Thank you for your understanding and support in helping to slow the spread of COVID-19.

When it’s safe again to roam, we look forward to welcoming you back to the Macedon Ranges.



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