Enjoy contemporary experiences set against a rich historic backdrop of grand gold rush architecture, heritage buildings, wide streets and verdant European gardens. The days of the gold rush have indelibly shaped the region and provide a background of authenticity and character, waiting to be discovered.

Self-Guided and Guided tours 

Want to learn more about this fascinating region? Book a guided tour and gain a new insight! Guides can cater for large bus groups down to small parties.

Castlemaine Historic Town Tour: An experienced guide can either board your bus or lead a walking tour on a 1 hour tour of historic Castlemaine. The tour will highlight many of the town's notable landmarks in addition to various sites of historical significance.

Maldon Town Tour: Maldon is one of Victoria's best preserved gold mining towns, find out all the highlights and history on a 1 hour tour - either aboard your bus or as a walking tour. 

Contact the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre on 1800 171 888 for bookings.  

For self-guided tours, pop into our Castlemaine or Maldon Visitor Information Centres or download here an entertaining collection of short audio tours that introduce you to the historical goldfields and Jaara Aboriginal sites on self-navigating tours. Produced by Jan 'Yarn' Wozitsky - a local story-teller and musician.