‘Scenic beauty, heritage buildings, unique villages, welcoming people, an attractive lifestyle and convenient location are just some of the factors that lead visitors and residents alike to Maitland. At the heart of the city is Central Maitland, with its full range of shopping, business and civic functions as well as education, cultural and recreational services. Maitland is one of the oldest and heritage rich regional centres in Australia, built on the banks of the Hunter River that brought life and trade to the early city.
Follow the river as it meanders downstream and you will come to the historic river port of Morpeth. Wander the streets of the village to discover unique shopping, dining and artisan treasures.
Whether you are here for a visit, a short time or a lifetime, the one thing you can be sure of is that you're welcome in Maitland.’