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If you're seeking that special family time, Maryborough and Surrounds has plenty on offer throughout the Winter School Holidays?

Make memories whilst experiencing our region, located in the heart of the Goldfields. We have the perfect location for your family to enjoy the upcoming winter school holidays.

Here's some ideas below and more: HERE

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Indulge in Family Friendly Dining

There are plenty of family free dining venues, with children menu's and playing areas.

Treat them to that warm meal, whilst exploring the area.

Dining options: HERE

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Interact with Nature & Family Fun

Maryborough and Surrounds is surrounded by state forests, parks and reserves.

You can select from numerous walking tracks, cycling trails, picnic areas and playgrounds, located throughout our areas.

Further details: HERE

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Visit the Gallery and Create a Masterpiece

The Central Goldfields Art Gallery is now a world class regional gallery. Come along and view the historic old fire station building and immerse yourself in our current exhibition.

The gallery and Maryborough Regional Library, and Central Goldfields Youth are running school holiday programs.

Bookings: HERE

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Catch a Flick

Treat the kids to one of the latest releases at the historic Paramount Theatre.

Sit back and relax in comfort, grab your popcorn and drink from the candy bar, and enjoy the cinema experience in style.

View session times: HERE

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Recreational Facilities

With some of the best facilities in regional Victoria, you'll enjoy the family adventure, whilst keeping fit.

  • Take a swim at the Maryborough Sports and Leisure Centre, with their heated indoor pool.
  • The Maryborough Golf Club offers junior greenfees, club and buggy hire, and family friendly dining.
  • The newly completed Skate Park is located at Lake Victoria.
  • The Maryborough Tennis Centre has 3 surfaces on offer, reasonable green fees available.
  • Playgrounds are located at Lake Victoria, Burns Street (near the Railway Station), and a nature playground at the Goldfields Reservoir.
  • Family friendly nature walking tracks are located at the Goldfields Reservoir and Lake Victoria. Paddy's Ranges State Park has a picnic area suitable for family walks and exploring nature and the wildflowers.

Further details: HERE

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Visit a Museum

Take a walk back in history and discover our region with an informative interpretation from our local museums.

  • Carisbrook Historic Log Cabin Gaol
  • Dunolly Museum
  • Talbot Arts & Historical Museum
  • Worsley Cottage Museum (under renovations)
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Family Friendly Shopping Fun

You'll discover fabulous retailers located throughout the Central Goldfields.

We have specialty stores, and unique gift shops and much more!

Here's a peak: HERE

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Upcoming Family Friendly Events

We have events that will resonate with all families and age groups.

For our latest events: HERE