TRAVELLING TO CASTLEMAINE

BY TRAIN

Castlemaine Railway Station is centrally located, and train travel is an easy and pleasurable 1.5 hour journey from Melbourne. V/Line trains run between Melbourne’s Southern Cross Station along the Bendigo line to Castlemaine, or Bendigo departing regularly from 6am to 11:30pm. For more information visit vline.com.au or phone 1800 800 007.

BY CAR

Castlemaine is approximately 120 kms north –west of Melbourne, or a 1.5 hour drive via the Tullamarine Freeway, following the signs to Bendigo and the Calder Freeway. Bendigo is approximately 155 kms from Melbourne or a 2-hour drive.

BY BUS

There are local buses servicing Castlemaine, Chewton, Campbells Creek, Maldon and Bendigo. For service schedules visit pvt.vic.gov.au

BY TAXI

Castlemaine Taxis service all areas in the region and can be contacted on 131 008.

VISITING CASTLEMAINE

The Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre offers a free accommodation service providing knowledgeable advice for your specific accommodation needs.

CASTLEMAINE VISITOR INFORMATION CENTRE
Market Building, 44 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine
Phone: 03 5471 1795 or toll free 1800 171 888
maldoncastlemaine.com.au
visitors@mountalexander.vic.gov.au

For more on visiting the Castlemaine Region visit:

www.bendigoregion.com.au/visit-castlemaine-maldon
www.mountalexander.vic.gov.au/Visiting_the_Shire
www.getlost.org.au

ANIMUS GIN DISTILLERY

Visit our distillery door and cocktail lounge on Piper Street, Kyneton where you can watch us prepare the botanicals, charge the boiler and collect our precious distillate as it pours fresh from our still.

BOOMTOWN WINE

Our cellar door has been fashioned rustically for both function and charm. Nestled in the corner of the winery, by the window to catch some afternoon sun. An ideal setting for enjoying the wines that we make.

BRESS/LOME WINES CELLAR DOOR

Nestled in the Harcourt Valley with spectacular views of Leanganook (Mount Alexander) and the surrounding foothills. Our underlying mantra in all that we do at Bress/Lome is; “Enjoy Life’s Simple Pleasures”.

SHEDSHAKER TAPROOM

Opened in April 2016 at the Mill complex in northern Castlemaine, the Taproom is open six days a week serving delicious beverages, yummy food and beaucoup conviviality. Live music most nights!

THE MILL CASTLEMAINE

The Mill Castlemaine showcases Castlemaine’s creativity at its best. Savour delicious food and beverages; discover vintage treasure and artisan-made wares, admire and create art, and enjoy live music and events.

DAS KAFFEEHAUS

Das Kaffeehaus is a Viennese coffee house serving traditional Austrian food, with traditional Viennese flair! Enjoy our freshly roasted coffee, sip on local and Austrian beers and wines, feast on good, old-fashioned, “like Oma used to cook”, hearty meals.

NORTHERN ARTS HOTEL

The Northern Arts Hotel is located within easy strolling distance to the beautiful Castlemaine Botanical Gardens, The Mill Castlemaine artisan precinct and the Bridge Hotel. The deliciously renowned Johnny Baker is also on your doorstep (seriously!). And the Northern Arts Hotel is a great base from which to explore the many riches of the central Victoria region.

VISITORS CENTRE

Located in the magnificent Market Building circa 1862, the Castlemaine Visitor Information Centre is a great place to begin your exploration of this diverse region. Offering all the latest information on attractions, accommodation, tours and services, it is open every day of the year except Christmas Day. 

CASTLEMAINE ART MUSEUM

Founded in 1913, the Castlemaine Art Museum has a unique collection of Australian art and fascinating historical artefacts reflecting the early history of the district. With five gallery spaces and a dedicated museum, CAM presents a vibrant calendar of changing exhibitions. 

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