Affordable family getaway

Enjoy a kid friendly visit to Maitland without the financial strain. From parks and picnics, to the Art Gallery and Gaol, there will be something for every family member.


Let the kids burn off some of the extra energy that they have by visiting some of the best parks in the area while staying in Maitland.

You and the children will love exploring around Morpeth Common that hosts the Avenue of Trees, some small ponds and a number of bird species. You’ll also love hanging out at the picnic tables whilst the kids take advantage of the great play equipment there.

Make sure to stop off at Maitland Park, there you will find an impressively sized playground with great spaces to run and play and caters for children with disabilities. Maitland Park is also home to Maitland Aquatic Centre which boasts an indoor and outdoor pool, and a splash pad for the kids.



Adventure your way through Maitland during your stay at stops that won’t break the bank and are sure to delight the whole family!

You and the kids are sure to love visiting Maitland Regional Art Gallery with more than 6,000 works with a focus on work made with, about or, on paper. The Gallery is a community driven, public gallery, which is welcome to everyone and free to enter.

Adventure through the Maitland Gaol using a self guided tour. This former maximum security prison housed some of Australia’s most notorious criminals . Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years and has plenty of stories to tell!


Enjoy a classic pub meal perfect for the family at The Hunter River Hotel. You will love their warm atmosphere and the kids will love the games room that they have allocated for them! 

If you’re after a lunch with a Mexican style make sure to check out El Chapos in High Street, Maitland. This stop will leave you and the kids raving after you try their nachos, tacos quesadillas, and don’t forget about dessert!


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