Check out exactly what you can get up to in your Local Government Area

Little over doing the same thing day in day out during lockdown? We’ve pulled together this guide on all the things you can do during lockdown within Maitland’s Local Government Area. From places to get food and drink takeaway and delivered, to retail shops offering delivery or click and collect options and places you can explore on your daily exercise routine.

Not sure if you’re considered a part of the Maitland LGA? For a full list of suburbs that sit within the Maitland LGA, click here.


First things first, where can you get out and pick up your daily coffee, drop by and get a tasty lunch, or order in a delicious dinner? We’ve done all of the work for you to find out exactly who is open, when they are open, and what they are offering! Click here for the comprehensive guide for restaurants, bars, pubs, and even cafes offering takeaway and delivery! Have we missed somewhere? Email us!

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Support your favourite local retailers and check out their online offering. Whether they offer click & collect or you can get your goodies delivered directly to your door, lockdown isn’t stopping us from supporting our local stores!

Aird’s of Lochinvar
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Bliss Coffee Roasters
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Dennerley Leather Designs
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Donarch Fine Chocolate
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Fancy Plants
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Heritage Gardens Nursery
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Hollie Rose Boutique
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Junkyard Gypsies
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Ken Lane Menswear
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MRAG Gallery Shop
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Organic Feast
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The Collab Store
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The Icky Sticky Patisserie
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The Little Urban Flower Farm
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Maitland River Walk
Heading into town to pick up a takeaway coffee? Why not pack the kids’ scooters and bikes and roam the beautiful Riverside Walk? Wander along the banks of the Hunter River and enjoy the peaceful vibe whislt the kids wear themselves out. 

Bolwarra Lookout
Keen to explore somewhere you haven’t before? Wander over to Paterson Road in Bolwarra and enjoy spectacular views of Maitland City and surrounding farmlands.

Illalaung Park
Complete with tiered gardens and lawns leading down to the expansive Hunter River enjoy great views of the historic Morpeth Bridge!

Maitland Park
This might just be the best park and playground in the area! Perfect spot to head to let the kids run wild and burn some of that energy!

Morpeth Common
This incredible park in Morpeth boasts lovely lawns, a delightful avenue of trees, and the perfect spot for families to get out and explore. 

Queens Wharf
Hit the Hunter River via Queens Wharf and wander the local river. Popular for fishing, boating, kayaking, and even paddleboarding!

Walka Water Works
This popular picnic and recreation area is steeped in history! The large area has over 300 species of birdlife to observe with walking trails surrounding the lake.

Heritage Walks
Maitland is steeped in history so why not spend a day exploring your hometown? For more info on the heritage walks around town, click here.

Have we missed somewhere? Email us!