Top things to do in Macedon Ranges

Top Choice Viewpoint in Woodend & Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock is an ancient and captivating place. The volcanic rock formations are the sacred site of the traditional owners, the Wurundjeri people, but you’re welcome to clamber up the rocks along the 20-minute pat…
Top Choice Pub in Woodend & Hanging Rock

Holgate Brewhouse

The excellent Holgate Brewhouse is a cracking brewpub producing a range of hand-pumped American, Aussie and European-style ales and lagers on site. Go the tasting paddle to sample eight of its beers. It serves heart…
Racing in Woodend & Hanging Rock


Spreading out below Hanging Rock is a cricket ground, where you can see kangaroos, and its famous racecourse, which hosts two excellent picnic race meetings on New Year’s Day and Australia Day. It's also a venue for…
Music in Woodend & Hanging Rock

Hanging Rock Concerts

Keep an eye out for upcoming gigs at Hanging Rock, which has attracted big name acts such as the Rolling Stones, Leonard Cohen and Bruce Springsteen.
Cafe in Woodend & Hanging Rock

Village Larder

A retro-style cafe where local organic produce is crafted into some interesting dishes with a hearty Modern British twist.
Food & Drink in Macedon Ranges


Budburst is a wine and food festival hosted at wineries throughout the Macedon Ranges region over several days.
National Park in Macedon Ranges

Organ Pipes National Park

Organ Pipes National Park has some impressive vertical basalt columns that form a natural outdoor amphitheatre.