Top things to do

Cafe in Maldon

Miss Pritchard's Pantry

This cute weatherboard-cottage cafe is run by a husband-wife team doing an eclectic daily changing menu of homemade comfort food and cakes. There are also local beers and wines to enjoy at its street-side tables or …
Pub in Maldon

Kangaroo Hotel

A pub since 1856, the Kangaroo is a Maldon institution and is still the go-to place for meals in its beer garden, a jug of beer on the street side tables, a lively pool table and music on weekends.
Music in Maldon

Maldon Folk Festival

Maldon’s main event is a four-day festival attracting dozens of performers, who provide a wide variety of world music at venues around town and at the main stage at Mt Tarrengower Reserve.
Wine in Maldon

Twilight Food & Wine Festival

Fine food, lanterns, live music and wine tasting along Maldon's main street in early January. Arrive by steam train.
Cafe in Maldon

Berryman’s Café & Tearooms

Disappear into this classic old-style tearoom for its Devonshire tea ($7.50), a slice of lemon tart, or enjoy a pie and light lunch on the footpath.
Viewpoint in Maldon

Mt Tarrengower

Take the 3km drive up to Mt Tarrengower for panoramic views from the poppet-head lookout.
Historic Site in Maldon

Carman's Tunnel

Carman’s Tunnel is a 570m-long mine tunnel that was excavated in the 1880s and took two years to dig, yet produced only $300 worth of gold. For a hands-on experience, descend with a guide for a 45-minute candlelit t…
Fair in Maldon

Maldon Easter Fair

Five day of events held over Easter from markets and traditional events such as egg toss, billycart race, brass bands and scone baking competition.
Museum in Maldon

Maldon & District Museum

Situated behind the visitor centre, the old marketplace is now the Maldon & District Museum, with historical photos and a research room.
Cafe in Maldon

Gold Exchange Cafe

This tiny licensed cafe is worth a visit for its breakfasts and pies.