East Maitland

Unwind in East Maitland with everything you could need at your doorstep, with modern facilities amidst stunning heritage streetscapes.

Be transported back to days gone by as you come across historic scenery on a self guided tour. Discover the stories and history behind quaint cottages, majestic manors and stately government and religious buildings of stature like Maitland Gaol, East Maitland Courthouse and St Peter’s Church of England.

For the antiquarian and art lover, the eclectic Melbourne Street offers hidden treasures and art pieces for you to uncover, take home and admire. Shopaholics will rejoice in East Maitland with independent traders in the High and Lawes Street precincts and big named brands at Stockland Greenhills.

East Maitland has a laid back pace of life with a surprising variety of exceptional eateries, each with their own unique and welcoming ambiance to stop off at for a pot of tea, great coffee or a cheeky slice of cake.

Locals guide to East Maitland

  • Check out Dr Morse’s Indian Root Pills signage, one of the most photographed spots in #MyMaitland.
  • Pick up your organic groceries and goodies at the Organic Feast wholefood market and grab a coffee and some food at the cafe that caters to all dietary needs. 
  • Wander the cell blocks of Maitland Gaol, by day or night.
  • Tee off for a round of golf at Easts Leisure and Golf Club.

We acknowledge the Wonnarua People as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land within the Maitland Local Government Area. We pay respect to all Aboriginal Elders, past, present and future with a spiritual connection to these lands.