Discovering Marysville: Your Next Short Holiday Destination

Nestled in the picturesque landscapes of Victoria, Marysville offers a refreshing escape just two hours away from Melbourne. This charming town not only captivates with its natural beauty but also provides an incredible range of activities to choose from, making it a perfect spot for a short holiday. Whether you’re planning a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a group adventure that is interested in mountain biking, hiking or simply love being out in nature especially in Autumn, Marysville caters to all desires with its diverse attractions and welcoming atmosphere.

Activities in Marysville: Adventure and Relaxation Awaits for You!

Here’s just a small sample of what you can look forward to during your visit to Marysville.

Hiking and Walking Trails

Explore the numerous trails that wind through the lush landscapes around Marysville. The Lady Talbot Forest Drive offers access to several stunning walks, including the Phantom Falls and the Keppel Lookout Trail, which provides panoramic views of the surrounding ranges.

Biking: The trails around Marysville are not just for walkers. Cyclists can enjoy the thrilling mountain bike paths or take leisurely rides through scenic routes that are less demanding.
Fishing and Bird Watching: The pristine rivers and streams are perfect for trout fishing or simply enjoying a quiet day of bird watching, adding a peaceful element to your short holiday.
Golf: Tee off at the Marysville Golf and Bowls Club, where you can enjoy a game in a picturesque setting, making it a perfect morning or afternoon activity.

Seasonal Activities: Depending on the time of year, Marysville offers seasonal activities like snow play and cross-country skiing at Lake Mountain during winter, and vibrant wildflower walks during spring and summer.

Dining in Marysville: A Taste of Local Flavour

Marysville also boasts a vibrant culinary scene that reflects its rich, local agriculture and provides a taste of authentic country life. The range of Cafe’s and Bakeries all offer you something different with everyone though providing the country hospitality and care to produce quality meals for every visitors needs after an active day or those that simply want to relax in the beautiful town’s main street of Murchison. Following are some places for you to consider:

The Marysville Country Bakery
17 Murchison St, Marysville VIC
Famous for its delicious, freshly baked goods, The Marysville Bakery is only 5- 7 minutes walk from Marysville Holiday Park is a must-visit for anyone looking to indulge in traditional pastries and excellent coffee.

Marysville Gourmet Pie
45 Murchison Street, Marysville Vic
With a 4.8 Google star rating its hard not to consider Marysville Gourmet as a place to grab…. A pie!

Fraga’s Cafe
19 Murchison Street, Marysville Vic
A lovely little cafe that offers great food with friendly staff. An excellent range of options available for you to choose from and is very popular with both locals and visitors to Marysville.
Situated in the heart of Marysville, this cafe offers a rustic charm and a menu that features hearty meals perfect for refueling after a day of exploring.

Keppel Cafe
45 Murchison Street, Marysville Vic
This cafe, comes highly recommended and is sure to impress with its range and home cooked quality of each plate that you might consider.

Duck Inn Pub
6 Murchison Street, Marysville Vic

Ideal for an evening meal, this local pub serves up classic dishes with a modern twist, along with local wines and brews, reflecting the region’s produce and is less than 300 metres from Marysville Holiday Park. With seating outside as well as inside, the menu is extensive and Cameron (the owner of Marysville Holiday Park) is a frequent visitor and raves about it.

Elevation 423

For those looking for a more upscale dining experience, Elevation 423 provides exquisite meals paired with breathtaking views of the mountains, making it a fantastic choice for a special dinner.

Marysville Holiday Park: Accommodation for All

The Marysville Holiday Park is a highlight for visitors, providing a range of accommodation options that cater to all budgets and group sizes:

Cabins and Villas

From basic cabins for budget travelers to luxury villas for those seeking more comfort, the park offers a variety of lodgings that ensure everyone has a comfortable stay.
Couples Accommodation

With new couples accommodation available that has just been placed in April this year, it gives you the option to now getaway in these new 1 bedroom cabin options to take time out together with your partner.

Camp and Caravan Sites

For those who prefer to be closer to nature, there are well-equipped camp and caravan sites available, complete with necessary facilities.

Family-Friendly Features: With playgrounds, barbecue areas, and spacious settings, the park is exceptionally family-friendly, ensuring that visitors of all ages have an enjoyable and comfortable experience.

Group Accommodations

Larger groups can take advantage of multiple-unit bookings or larger villas, making it easy to organize group stays without the hassle.

Pet Friendly

We don’t want anyone to be left behind!

Cabin friendly options are available for you, your family and furry family members so memories can be made all together.

Why Marysville for Your Next Short Holiday?

Choosing Marysville for your next short holiday near Melbourne means immersing yourself in a world of natural beauty, relaxation, and adventure. It’s proximity to Melbourne makes it an accessible getaway that feels a world away from the city’s hustle and bustle, especially in all within and Spring Whether you’re looking to unwind, get active, or simply enjoy the scenery and local cuisine, Marysville offers a rich and varied experience that caters to every taste and preference.

Marysville rivals any location in Victoria especially in Autumn, with its stunning colours and the perfect conditions to experience the many hikes and bike trails to waterfalls and more from the town centre.

Marysville is not just a destination; it’s an experience that brings together the comforts of country hospitality with the thrill of outdoor adventures—all within a short drive from Melbourne. Perfect for those seeking a quick but memorable escape, Marysville promises a blend of activities, dining, and accommodation options to allow you unwind and simply enjoy the incredible beauty on the edge of the Yarra Valley and so close to Melbourne.

Looking forward to seeing you soon in the season that we believe shows Marysville at its best!

Call Kim at Marysville Holiday Park on 03 5963 3247 to see what accommodation options are available especially during the week to where you can have a greater choice of accommodation options and all of what Marysville offers you to experience but with less competition!