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Dromkeen Macdeon Ranges

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· Riddells Creek, Victoria
25 acres hosted by Bernadette J.
6 Vehicle/Tent sites
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Heritage listed homestead featuring children’s art and literature. Currently featuring a beautiful exhibition by award winning Australian authors/illustrators Mark Wilson, Leigh Hobbs, Ann James & Gabrielle Wang. Nestled in the Macedon ranges in the tiny hamlet of Riddell’s Creek, Dromkeen is 30 minutes drive from Melbourne Airport. This stately National Trust home has beautiful gardens with a range of Australian native and European plants, a gazebo and two resident alpacas. We have space in the large carpark for vans, motorhomes, or alternatively the horse paddock for tents and campers. Ample toilets available. Dogs permitted by advance request. Guests are welcome to visit the Tea Room, open 10am – 5pm Wednesday through Sunday. Our daily menu contains a selection of delicious cakes, devonshire tea, toasted sandwiches, specialty pies and weekly specials and of course, tea and coffee. Breakfast is served all day. Browse in the galleries or wander around the beautiful gardens which have trees more than 100 years old, some listed on the National Trust register. Meet our 2 Dromkeen alpacas Hannah and Lilly. ***Please note, we are a rubbish free campsite, so campers are asked to take their rubbish with them. Dromkeen has very clean toilets, but a reminder there are NO showers. Also all sites are unpowered, but upon request prior to arrival a powered spot may be available at an extra $10 a day. Please ring to verify this. During summer months because of fire restrictions we also remind campers there should be NO outside campfires. ****Also please note, each van or tent is considered a separate booking site and each site is considered a space for 2 adults and up to 4 children. Where there are 2 couples, they are required to make 2 separate bookings.
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John S.recommends
March 24, 2024
Site 5
A great peaceful location with a wonderful view towards Melbourne. The hosts who run the Dromkeen Gallery and Tearooms in the lovely historic homestead were terrific. We will be back for sure.
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Cam M.recommends
March 24, 2024
Site 5
Great spot nice and close to Melbourne. Awesome views. We will be back
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N D.
March 18, 2024
Site 1 - Camping & Parking Sites
Answer the calls!
Funniest thing, then it says in the app that they need to call to receive your campsite and when you call for over an hour and there is no answer🤷🏻‍♀️
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Mathias G.recommends
March 17, 2024
Site 2 - Camping & Parking Sites
Lovely place with a great cafe, great cakes and great service. Toilets are nice and clean. We enjoyed the beautiful view over the town. Planes do come a bit close at night and are quite noisy.
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Jesse S.recommends
March 11, 2024
Site 3 - Camping & Parking Sites
Great spot to relax and recharge. Beautiful views, historical property and hospitable hosts. The cafe was lovely too.
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Jacqueline K.recommends
March 11, 2024
Site 3 - Camping & Parking Sites
Beautiful location
It is a lovely spot with excellent hosts. Bernadette was very helpful in finding a spot with shade due to the very hot weather :)
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Riddells Creek, Victoria, AustraliaTraditional, ancestral territory of Wurundjeri First Nations according to To respect the Host's privacy, the precise address of this land will be provided after booking
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Hosted by Bernadette J.Joined in December 2018
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