welcome to maitland


We’re so glad you’ve found us, nestled in the heart of The Hunter and on the banks of the Hunter River. 

Whether you’ve detoured off the highway, are visiting loved ones or enjoying a soothing weekend away, we’re so pleased to host you in our vibrant, regional city.

Hunter Valley Steamfest

Make it Maitland on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 April for Hunter Valley Steamfest. Grab your tickets and take a ride on one of the many unique train trips visiting various Hunter destinations. While you’re here, why not check out what else Maitland has to offer.




Whether you’re busting to get away with the family or seeking a romantic escape for two, Make it Maitland. With our wide open spaces and plenty to see and do outdoors, we’re ready for you. Draw inspiration from these itineraries and go ahead and plan your trip using the Trip Planner. We can’t wait to welcome you and yours to beautiful Maitland.

Maitland City Council Photoshoot 2020


Follow your taste buds on a delicious trail of farm gates, wineries, classic country pubs and gourmet food experiences. Dine out like a local on Maitland’s best produce, stock up at Earth Markets Maitland, and book a walking tour worthy of your Instagram. Stay for a glass, cooking class or dessert you won’t forget. 

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Explore outdoors

Maitland is the perfect blend of city and country, being positioned along the Hunter River, providing endless opportunities for adventure. Make your way up the river by kayaking or SUP, or explore one of Maitland’s playful parks. For a truly unique experience, be sure to book one of Maitland’s farm tours at Phoenix Park Farm or Purple Pear Farm.


Heritage buffs escape

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Let the good times roll

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Take a walk on the wild side

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