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Maitland Gaol

6-18 John Street, East Maitland NSW 2323

A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years. After housing some of Australia\\\\'s most hardened and notorious criminals, Maitland Gaol closed as a Correctional Institution in 1998.

The cell doors have now been swung open, with visitors invited to serve a small amount of time learning about the facility, past prisoners and daring escapes.
Open 7 days, Maitland Gaol offers visitors the opportunity to indulge in a world class self-guided audio tour. Additionally, themed-guided tours and torchlight tours by night are regularly available and are a great way to interpret this unique attraction. Only the brave can battle a group sleepover night.
The Gaol is also burgeoning as a venue of choice for special events.

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Skydive Maitland

604 New England Highway, Rutherford NSW 2320

For most a tandem skydive is usually a once in a lifetime experience an adventure to mark a milestone, a thrill to let you know you're still alive or perhaps just a bucket list activity. But for owners Jay and Mel it turned out to be much more than that and 15 years on their love for skydiving only keeps growing.

Our playground is 14,000ft above the earth, some people call it a job, but really, when you're having as much fun as we do I'm pretty sure it's no longer classified as a job. We love what we do and we love sharing the experience of skydiving with as many people as we can, which is evident when you meet the crew.

Our team of experienced skydivers are fully accredited with the Australian Parachute Federation (APF) and combined we have over 100 years of skydiving experience. We are a fun loving bunch of professionals who remember that although it may be our 5th skydive for the day, it's your 1st.

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St Peters Anglican Church

47 William St, East Maitland NSW 2323
The Anglican Parish of St Peter at East Maitland is one of the oldest in Australia, commencing with the appointment of the Reverend George Rusden in 1834. Even in its unfinished state (the tower and spire has never been built), it remains
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Maitland Regional Art Gallery

230 High St, Maitland NSW 2320
Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) is situated in the Hunter region, 30 minutes west of Newcastle. It sits just east of the tourist centre of the Hunter Valley Vineyards. Steeped in history, the federation gothic building housing Maitland
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All Australian Journeys

3 Woodford Place, Thornton NSW 2322
All Australian Journeys is a family owned award winning coach and guided tour travelling organisation that has operated for over 20 years. You can travel with All Australian Journeys all over Australia and internationally, guests are typically over 50 years and enjoy activities such as bushwalking, swimming and other special events. All Australian Journeys has a huge diversity of tours with something for everyone, tours are all inclusive and fully guided so you focus on creating unforgettable memories and making new friends. All Australian Journeys is owned by Robert and Jenny Aitchison; 'Robert's Famous Homemade Morning Teas' are a highlight of their Australian tours. The company was the first national coach tour operator in Australia to carbon offset all emissions. All Australian Journeys is a fully licensed travel agency and can take care of all your travelling requirements.
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Aerohunter

Maitland Airport, 604 New England Highway, Rutherford NSW 2320
Your only opportunity to fly in Australia's rarest war birds. Experience the thrill of a lifetime with an authentic war bird military experience flown by an experienced RAAF or Ace aerobatic pilot! Twist and turn and feel the Gs with an aerobatics ride, duck and weave with Top Gun fighter tactics, or just enjoy the sights of Newcastle beaches and the beautiful Hunter Valley.
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The Museum of Clothing

Lieutenant Governor’s Residence, Maitland Gaol, East Maitland NSW 2323
Nell Pyle, OAM, with the support of the community of Maitland, established the Australian Museum of Clothing and Textiles in 2005. Nell's express wish was for the collection to be available to the public. This collection has continued to grow over the years with interesting community donations, some of which have state, national or worldwide importance and covers clothing and accessories, textiles and related items. The Museum of Clothing (formerly AMCAT) is a charitable organisation, which is supported by donations, grants and memberships, with the help of volunteers to manage the collection. There are over five thousand items in the collection, each of which has to be processed and stored.
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Campbells Store Craft Centre

175 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321

At the multi-award winning Campbell’s Store Craft Centre at Morpeth in the Hunter Region, shopping is a real experience. Wander at your leisure through specialty stores, an investment art gallery showcasing some of the best of Australia’s artists and enjoy a beautiful afternoon tea in the Servants Quarters Tearooms. You may select from the work of Australia’s most talented all under one roof. The store is open from Thursday to Sunday, where you will be treated to free ginger beer and good old fashioned cordial tasting from the 13 flavours all made on the premises; fudge and honey tasting, and also try both local and Australian homemade jams, chutneys and sauces of which there are 134 varieties. You are sure to find a favourite! 

Friendly old fashioned service awaits you in this two story beautifully restored building. Play a hum drum or with a variety of fun and educational wooden toys in the wood shop downstairs in the jam panty. Or try on an Akubra hat. Explore a shop of teddy bears from Steiff to Charlie Bears and a collection of teapots from the very novel to the beautiful. Whatever your taste, you are sure to find something to enjoy!

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Morpeth Wine Cellars and Moonshine Distillery

173 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321
Visit Morpeth Wine Cellar and Moonshine Distillery to taste boutique Hunter wines and Morpeth Moonshine. There are two copper pot stills where Morpeth Moonshine is made on-site including Original, Aniseed, Strawberry, Butterscotch and Lemon Moonshine. They also make a Honey liqueur (similar to a Meade) and an Uncut. Taste Rosebrook Estate wines, a selection of Morpeth Wines and Chilli Wine. Morpeth Wine Cellar has bulk Liqueur Verdelho and Liqueur Muscat, Binnorie Labna (yoghurt) and marinated Fetta. Also available are local jams, sauces, vinegars and olive products. Many of these products are available for tasting. Why not pick-up some Kurrajong Native Wild Hibiscus Flowers in syrup. These are a fantastic addition to Champagne. Come in on Monday and Tuesday to purchase some Morpeth Sourdough Bread. Morpeth Wood Fired Pizza is now open on-site. Buy a wine or a beer from Morpeth Wine Cellar and enjoy.
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Australian Alpaca Barn - Morpeth

Central Inn Mews, 135 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321
The Australian Alpaca Barn specialises in the sale and promotion of quality Alpaca products manufactured in Australia, New Zealand and Peru. They offer a comprehensive range, designed for the discerning buyer, including coats, throw rugs, bedding, scarves, jumpers, yarn and accessories. The Australian Alpaca Barn is aligned with the top manufacturers of Alpaca in Australia and Peru, allowing them to create and sell the most superior quality Alpaca products from these stunning animals.
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Mortels Sheepskin Factory

1 Weakleys Drive, Thornton NSW 2322
In the early 1700s, the Mortel family began hand crafting footwear in the Netherlands. During these early years special skills and techniques were developed to ensure Mortel products became greatly sought after and respected throughout the country. Frank Mortel (master shoe craftsman) and wife Rita emigrated from the Netherlands in 1956 bringing with them the trade of shoe crafting. Today, the same skills and dedication are exercised by the Mortel factory in the manufacture of an exciting range of premium quality sheepskin products. Mortels Sheepskin Factory is an Australian owned family business located in the Hunter Region. Mortels sheepskins are specially selected from only Australian bred sheep, and then tanned by Australian tanneries before being handcrafted into a Mortel product. Only Mortels Australian sheepskin products combine first quality Australian sheepskins with over 150 years of master crafting. Feel the difference... experience the difference!

Maitland Gaol - Visitor Information Centre

6 - 18 John Street, East Maitland NSW 2323
The friendly staff at Maitland Gaol will be happy to provide information on Maitland and the surrounding area. Call in and chat to the friendly staff who can provide you with current information on attractions in the area, maps and souvenirs. A key anchor attraction of the Hunter, Maitland Gaol has a vibrant history spanning more than 150 years. After housing some of Australia's most hardened and notorious criminals, Maitland Gaol closed as a Correctional Institution in 1998. The cell doors have now been swung open, with visitors invited to 'serve time' learning about the facility, past prisoners and daring escapes....

Duckenfield

Duckenfield, Duckenfield NSW 2321
The town of Duckenfield is located on the banks of the Hunter River surrounded by rich pasture and farmlands. It was originally part of the estate of the wealthy landowner and businessman John Eales from 1799 to 1871. You can still view two of the estate's houses, Berry Park House and Berry House along Duckenfield Road. Duckenfield sits six kilometres from the historic river port of Morpeth and has beautiful views across the plains to the Hunter River. The town and neighbouring Berry Park offer a mix of Georgian architecture and modern housing. The area has bred fine racehorses and is known as a horse-breeding region today....

Xtreme Go Karts

11 Hartley Drive, Thornton NSW 2322
Xtreme Go Karts at Thornton near Maitland is unique and as soon as you walk in the difference is apparent, with up to 220 metres of race track, a Corporate Box overlooking the track and a live scoring system. Xtreme Indoor Go Kart racing uses the best barriers/railing system for your safety as well as professionally trained track flag marshals. For those who love the challenge of breaking a new record they also offer a racing league. Birthday Packages, Work Social Events and Weekly School Sports Programs are also available....
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Royal Newcastle Aero Club

604 New England Highway, Rutherford NSW 2320
The Royal Newcastle Aero Club has a long and proud history, with its beginnings back in 1928. Over the years, the club has operated a range of aircraft with the clubs current fleet consisting of Cessna 152s, Cessna 172s, a Cessna 182, a new Piper Archer, a twin-engine Beech Duchess, a De Havilland Tiger Moth and a brand new Texan Ultralight, with all club aircraft maintained to the highest standards by the clubs own on-site engineers. Their charter is to train you as a new pilot, so you can enjoy and experience the challenge and freedom of flight as safely as possible. Becoming a member of the Social Club allows you to use the club's restaurant, bar, pool area, barbecue and grounds for your enjoyment. The Royal Newcastle Aero Club is pleased to answer any questions you may have regarding flight training with RNAC. Scenic flights are available. ...

Mortels Sheepskin Factory

1 Weakleys Drive, Thornton NSW 2322
Since 1958, the Mortel family have been making sheepskin products. You can now visit Mortels purpose built facility for a fully guided factory tour. Experience the sights, sounds and smells of a fully operational manufacturing plant. Watch and learn how their famous UGG boots are made. The tour finishes in store where the very product you have watched being made can be purchased. In addition to the tour you can enjoy coffee, sweets or lunch by their award winning chef at the Café and Gift Gallery and complete your visit by stepping into The Sheep's Back Museum to enjoy the history of the UGG boot and culturally significant stories through the history of sheepskin manufacturing and wool raising throughout Australia. Mortels Sheepskin Factory are proud to be the home of The Big UGG Boots - Australia's iconic UGGs are now a significant landmark that offers a prime photo opportunity! ...

St Peters Anglican Church

47 William Street, East Maitland NSW 2323
The Anglican Parish of St Peter at East Maitland is one of the oldest in Australia, commencing with the appointment of the Reverend George Rusden in 1834. Even in its unfinished state (the tower and spire has never been built), it remains one of the finest parish churches in New South Wales. The Foundation Stone was laid on 12 December 1884 by the newly appointed Primate of Australia, the Most Reverend Alfred Barry and the Church was dedicated for divine service by the Bishop of Newcastle, the Right Reverend JB Pearson on 29 September 1886. In style, the building is described as decorated gothic, 14th century work. The church contains a plethora of artistic and beautiful furnishings. The most striking are the pulpit, the font, the reredos, the lectern and the Henry Willis pipe organ. Additionally, there is a substantial amount of beautiful stained glass....

Morpeth Sourdough

Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321
The original site where William Arnott, the biscuit baker and his brother David baked bread and ship's biscuits in the 1860s. Now owned by Stephen and Allison Arnott, Stephen is following in his great, great, great grandfather's footsteps of producing sourdough bread for the township of Morpeth. Morpeth Sourdough is available at the original shop at the front of the building retailing fresh sourdough from Wednesday to Sunday. Also available is Morpeth Sourdough's new award winning range of premium Muesli, sourdough crispbreads, croutons and yummy European style Gingerbread. The sourdough bread contains only high quality flour, purified water and salt, no additives used, no baker's yeast, preservatives, raising agents, emulsifiers, stabilisers, extenders or bulking agents, so it's good for you. The process is extended dough fermentation and takes 30 hours - known as "real sourdough". Morpeth Sourdough's philosophy of making naturally good products extends to their premium range also....

Maitland Markets

Maitland Showground, Maitland NSW 2320
Maitland Market is held at the Maitland Showground and displays the best of home made, home grown and home baked goods, artisans, musicians, gourmet food and the finest quality craft ever assembled. With over 600 stalls, the market represents the Hunter Valley's cultural and artistic diversity. There are second hand goods on sale, but most of the goods at Maitland are new and a large proportion of them are the work of the creative and predominantly local people who sell them. Maitland Markets are also a vehicle for local charities, and for visitors who like to come and experience shopping the way it used to be. The market is held from 8am to 2pm on the first Sunday of each month excluding January and also on the third Sundays in October, November and December....

The Close Overnight Stays

73 Close Street, Morpeth NSW 2321
Located in the heart of beautiful Morpeth town and a very short walk to all the heritage attractions of Morpeth, The Close was built in the 1850s has been beautifully renovated with a modern twist, while remaining faithful to the era. The property offers two boutique style accommodation options which when combined accommodate 12 in elegant modern comfort. These are The Close (main house) accommodating eight people, and the Studio@TheClose (studio) accommodating four people. Whether you enjoy them both or individually, The Close is ideal for a weekend away, a week long getaway with family and friends, wedding accommodation, corporate retreats, or for a short term lease for business travellers....

Campbells Store Craft Centre

175 Swan Street, Morpeth NSW 2321
At the multi-award winning Campbell's Store Craft Centre at Morpeth in the Hunter Region, shopping is a real experience. Wander at your leisure through 15 speciality craft shops, tearoom and an investment art gallery. You may select from the work of over 500 of Australia's most talented crafts people, all under the one roof. The store is open from Thursday to Sunday, where you will be treated to free ginger beer tasting from the 13 flavours, fudge and honey tasting, also come and try the homemade jams, of which there are 134 varieties, so you will find a favourite one. Friendly old fashioned service awaits you in this two storey beautifully restored building. Play a hum drum, a rain stick and with a variety of educational wooden toys in the wood shop. Or try on an Akubra hat. Free group tours are available during opening hours. ...

Thornton Shopping Centre

Cnr Taylor Ave & Thomas Coke Dr, Thornton NSW 2322