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A short 15-minute drive from Castlemaine is Maldon. Declared Australia’s “First Notable Town” in 1966 by the National Trust, today Maldon is a haven for residents and visitors alike.

Undoubtedly the best preserved of Victoria’s gold mining towns, Maldon boasts 2 kilometres of heritage registered streetscapes, a vintage steam railway, gold mine tours, a vast range of accommodation options, galleries, eateries and a vibrant retail centre. Maldon has long held a fine reputation with visitors and is one well earned.

Maldon Street Scape

Maryborough Railway Station boasts having the longest platform in Australia and is one of the finest railway stations in rural Victoria.


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Supermarket - Butchers - Bakeries - Clothing Stores - Newsagency - Milk Bar - Post Office - Tattslotto Agency - TAB - Picture Theatre - Gift Shops - Second Hand Shops - Hair Salons - Barber - Motor Mechanics - Petrol Supplies - Take Away foods - Garden Supplies - Swimming Pool - Bowling Greens - Tennis Courts - Golf Course - Pokie Venues - Churches - Museum - and much more.

Things see and Places to visit

Tourist Information Centre - Railway Station - Historic Buildings - Galleries - Maldon Historic Reserve - Victorian Goldfields Steam Railway - Mount Tarrengower - Penny School Gallery

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Maldon Street Scenes

Eating Places

Berrymans Café & Tea Rooms
30 Main Street, Maldon
9am - 5pm 7 days closed Christmas Day only

Café Maldon
52 Main Street, Maldon
9am - 5pm 7 days

Penny School Gallery & Café
11 Church Street, Maldon
10am - 5pm 7 days

Maldon Hotel
Main Street, Maldon
Lunches from 12 noon Mon - Fri & Sunday

Grand Hotel
26 High Street, Maldon
Meals daily 12-2.30pm, 6-8.30pm

Kangaroo Hotel
89 High Street, Maldon
Lunch and Dinner, Tuesday - Sunday

43 Main Street, Maldon
9am to 8pm Wed - Sunday for lunch and dinner

Ruby's Restaurant at Calder House
44 High Street, Maldon
6.30pm onwards Friday & Saturday

Porcupine Township
Cnr Bendigo & Allens Roads, Maldon
By booking only.

Maldon Street Scenes



Maldon's Eaglehawk Motel
35 Reef St, Maldon
03 5475 2750


Maldon Hotel
Grand Hotel
Kangaroo Hotel

Apartments / Backpackers / Rooming
Heritage Cottages of Maldon
43 Main Street, Maldon
03 5475 1094

The Terraces Miners Cottage
11 Fountain St, Maldon
(03) 9818 8512

Fuller's Cottage
36 Franklin Street, Maldon
(03) 5475 2744

Maldon Holiday Cottages
Booking service - call 1800 171 888

Bed and Breakfasts
Calder House
44 High Street, Maldon
(03) 5475 2912

Caravan Parks
Maldon Caravan & Camping Park
Booking service - call 1800 171 888

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Shop Verandahs
Tourist Information
Maldon Visitor Information Centre
93 High Street Maldon
Phone: (03) 5475 2569

Melbourne Airport

Car Hire
The closest hire service is available from Castlemaine.

State of Victoria Time Zone
Eastern Standard Time
1st. Saturday in April to last Saturday in October
Eastern Standard Time = UTC/GMT plus 10 hours

Daylight Saving Time
1st. Saturday in November to last Saturday in March
Eastern Daylight Saving Time = UTC/GMT plus 11 hours

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