About The Town

This heritage gold mining town located 1 3/4 hours from Melbourne has many notable architectural buildings, gold mining relics and scenic landmarks. A vibrant tourist town with cafes, pubs, vintage and antique shops, galleries and a rich calendar of festivals and events including the Easter fair, folk festival, Maldon agricultural show and the antiques and collectibles fair.

Maldon Market
The Maldon Market is a monthly Sunday market for lovers of hand grown produce, home made food and gorgeous hand made crafts and treats.Held on the second Sunday of every month in Fountain St & the Shire Gardens, Maldon.

Victorian Goldfields Railway
This authentic heritage steam train travels between between the historic towns of Maldon and Castlemaine, through native forests and former gold mining areas. An elegant first class carriage is available, with an open lounge and fully equipped bar.

Carman’s Tunnel
This 570m long tunnel was excavated in the 1880’s. Informative tours by candlelight provide an insight into the mining techniques of that era.

Mt. Tarrengower
Lookout provides stunning views of the surrounding district.

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