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Stepping back in time

A beautiful little town with lots of gold rush history. The town looks like a film set - so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carol_Geelong
Quiet visit in the morning

Stopped in early morning and nothing was open, even the garbage man told me to come back in a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cris H
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Toronto, Canada
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“antique shops” (8 reviews)
“gold rush” (6 reviews)
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Main Street, Maldon, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful little town with lots of gold rush history. The town looks like a film set - so authentically gold rush days, lots of buildings which have been left as they were over a century ago. We visited on a Monday and some shops...More

Thank Carol_Geelong
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in early morning and nothing was open, even the garbage man told me to come back in a few hours as nothing usually starts happening until around 10am. Cute little main strip though and the buildings are lovely.

1  Thank Cris H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

we visited midweek and it was very quiet. Many places not open and few visitors about. The Folk Festival is coming up next Saturday and the town will be pumping..but a bit ghost townish when we were there.

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Maldon is a great place to stay or visit as part of a day trip to the historical gold mining area. The main street includes many interesting shops to browse - antiques, books, crafts, art ..... Also a good variety of cafes, tea shops, bakery,...More

Thank Wingecarribee
Reviewed 17 September 2017

The main street is just like steeping back in time to the days of the gold rush. A variety of inexpensive cafes, restaurants and hotels my be found within a short walking distance. The antique shops offer some very interesting wares and certainly worth the...More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 16 September 2017

I love the little town of Maldon and its main street has got to be one of the best preserved examples of a 19th Century Mining Town that there is left around. We were in the main drag this morning and it was very quiet...More

Thank Basill_Mo
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Maldon is a delightful town that proudly displays and shows off its very strong links to the gold rush period of the 1850's on. The main street is an easy walk often under verandah covered shop fronts. The main street offers a number of cafe...More

Thank David W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The verandahs and classic shop fronts let your imagination step back in time. The shops are great to meander in and out of. The weather was lousy when we were there but there was enough protection that the time was not spoiled. My only negative...More

Thank Guy K
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My fiance and I stopped here after hooping off our steam train ride. We Had lunch at the Spottted Cow which was delicious and large in portion size. We would not normally spend $30 plus on a main for lunch each but it was my...More

Thank amy m
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

It was by chance that we were there for the weekend. We were invited to a friend's 50th. Before we left Maldon to go back to Melbourne, we decided to walk around the town as there was a Sunday market - every 2nd Sunday of...More

1  Thank InsightPenang
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