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The beautiful State of Victoria boasts as having some of the most amazing and incredible, world acknowledged Maze gardens.

All these magical places are well within a 2 hour drive from Melbourne and make for a great family day trip out into the countryside of Victoria.

You can find several mazes down on the coastal Mornington Peninsular. A drive down through this area is always a beautiful experience, with so much to see and do in along the way.

Other mazes you will find out into the country regions of Victoria. Each drive brings new experiences and revelations.

Victoria's countryside is so diverse. It depends which direction you go as to the landscape. Any direction is fun to explore.

Listed below are Mazes that I have visited with my Grandchildren.

We found that they were so much fun to solve that others within the state are now on the agenda to visit in the near future.

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Skyhigh Maze
Dandenong Mountain

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The High Country Maze 
In the Snowy River country.

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Hedgend Maze 
In the the Yarra Valley.

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Maze House
Just outside Daylesford


Mazes Found In The Victorian Countryside.

The red icons are Mazes that are featured on this website. All the other blue icons are mazes that will be written up and placed on the site. Once they are featured the icon will be changed to red.

What Is A Maze?

A maze is a puzzle in the form of a complex branching of passages through which you must find a route through to the exit. They are made up of complex and confusing series of pathways and passages. Some that lead to dead ends and others that trick you and deceive.

There is an almost mystical and magical feeling when you wander through these passageways. The pathways and walls are usually fixed and rigid although sometimes the walls themselves are made from flimsy materials.

image link to site page on hedgend mazeMazes can be made out of any sort of material

Suggested Materials For Making Maze Gardens

  • Brick walls
  • Hedges
  • Rooms
  • Turf
  • Corn stocks
  • Hay bales
  • Ribbons or rope
  • Crops of corn or maise
  • Pumpkins
  • Flowers Screens
  • Fencing materials
  • PlasticMirrors
  • And for a fun use actual people

Mazes that are made using maise, corn or any seasonal crop can be built very large and their shape is usually changed each year as they are grown seasonally.

Mazes that are made using corn growing can also appear in many different designs. Some are created to tell stories to play out a theme.

maze made with cornMazes can be made using a planting of corn

Maze Gardens Within 2hrs Drive Of Melbourne

  • Ashcombe maze ... Shoreham
  • The Enchanted Maze ... Arthurs Seat
  • Wandilong Maze and Cafe/Wandi Maze ... Bright
  • A Maze'N Things ... Cowes
  • Boneo Maze and Wetlands Center ... Fingal
  • Avenal Maze ... Strathbogie Ranges
  • A Maze'N Games ... Bellarine Peninsular
  • Maroondah Adventure Golf Park ... Chirnside
  • Beveridge Birdworld Park ... Beveridge
  • Maze Bendigo ... Bendigo
  • Barrabool Hills Maze and Gardens ... Ceres
  • Lake Pertobe ... Warnambool
  • Drummond Cottage maze Gardens ... Kyneton
  • Ozmaze ... Echuca
  • Tiger Moth World/Adventure Snake Park ... Torquay
  • Maze House - Daylesford

Check out the Amaze n' Games amazing maze in Queenscliff, just under a 2 hour drive from Melbourne.

Pack a Picnic and head off for the day. Apart from this maze there is so much to see and do down on the Bellarine Peninsular.

Amaze n' Games amazing maze in QueenscliffAmaze n' Games amazing maze in Queenscliff

Do You Know How To Solve A Maze Garden?
It's A Secret!

The Wall Flower Traversal Rule or more commonly known as the Right Hand Rule is the easiest way to solve a maze garden, infact any type of maze.

The wall flower, the best known rule for getting through a maze is also known as either the left-handed or right-handed rule. The reason for this is that a maze's walls are simply connected together onto the maze's outer boundary.

Keeping one hand in contact with a wall you are guaranteed not to get lost and you will eventually find your way to the exit. Place your right hand on the wall as soon as you enter the maze.

On the picture above start at the red top arrow and hugging the right side move through the maze until you reach the end. You can print the image out if it makes it easier.

Enjoy some of Victoria's Top Maze Gardens

Ashcombe Maze And Lavender Gardens

Ashcombe Maze And Lavender GardensAshcombe Maze And Lavender Gardens

Located in the picturesque Mornington Peninsula, you can spend a whimsical day getting lost in the Ashcombe Maze and Lavender Gardens. Boasting 25 acres of world acclaimed gardens and a year-round lavender labyrinth, the attraction is a great day out for all ages. Children will also enjoy the great gnome hunt and woodland fairy walk activity sheets.

Highlights

  • Licensed cafe open daily
  • 25 acres of world acclaimed gardens
  • Year round flowering lavender labyrinth
  • Lavender products available to purchase
  • Delicious home made lavender ice-cream
  • Australia's oldest most famous hedge maze
  • Relax and enjoy the gardens all day with no time limit on entry
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A MazeN Things Phillip Island

A Maze'N Things is a fun family attraction on Phillip Island filled with magic manors, outdoor mazes, mini golf and puzzles. Book your tickets online here to guarantee hours of fun with the children.

Enter Magic Manor and be tricked and surprised by the optical illusions, magic tricks, a time machine, mystery rooms and a streetscape that will make you think twice.

You can even try your luck on the challenging 19-hole Maxi Mini Golf course with an ever-changing landscape or have fun getting lost in the outdoor maze.

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If so I would love to know where, what and how to find it and what you thought of the adventure.

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