Hurstbridge is town just outside of the city of Melbourne.
Hurstbridge is sometimes considered a suburb of Melbourne, others consider it more of a country town. It's known for its annual Wattle Festival happening in August or September, and its large park with walking trails.
Hurstbridge is easily accessible by train from Melbourne. Simply take a Hurstbridge train from any station in the Central Business District in Melbourne, services are every 20 minutes during peak, and 40 minutes off-peak. Myki cards are valid for this journey.
1 Hurstbridge Railway Station.
Hurstbridge can be traversed on foot.
- 1 Ferguson's Paddock, 12 Arthurs Creek Rd, ☏ . 24/7. Large park with trails, wildlife, and the serene country feel Hurstbridge is known for
- 2 Wattle Festival, ☏ . Annual festival celebrating the history of farming in the Hurstbridge area held in August or September. Steamrail Victoria operate a Steam Train to Hurstbridge when the festival runs.
- 1 Hurstbridge Market, 961-989 Heidelberg - Kinglake Rd, ☏ . First Sunday every month, 9AM-2PM. Local produce from the Hurstbridge farmer's market
- 1 Black Vice Cafe, ☏ . W-F 6:30AM-2:30PM, Sa Su 8AM-3PM, closed M Tu.
- 2 Wild Wombat Cafe, 784 Heidelberg-Kinglake Rd, ☏ .
- 1 Hurstbridge Haven, 14 Gosfield Rd, ☏ . This is the only place to stay in Hurstbridge. If it's booked out, you may wish to stay in another nearby town or suburb such as Wattle Glen or Diamond Creek. From $250 per night.