in Mount Alexander of Victoria, Australia
- Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens (Unesco heritage, 73 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -37.067 and 144.217 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -37° 4' 1" and E 144° 13' 0"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Dollar - AUD
- Spoken languages:
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 01:32 AM (Friday)
- Timezone: Australia/Melbourne
- UTC/GMT offset: 9.5 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 7:16 am and 5:41 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 39.393 and -31.248 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to Australia.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Australia. Last Update: 2021-06-16 08:28:49
Delve into Castlemaine
Castlemaine in Mount Alexander (Victoria) with it's 6,604 habitants is located in Australia about 300 mi (or 483 km) south-west of Canberra, the country's capital town.
Current time in Castlemaine is now 01:32 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named Australia / Melbourne with an UTC offset of 10 hours. We know of 8 airports close to Castlemaine, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Australia is Melbourne International Airport in a distance of 54 mi (or 87 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens in a distance of 73 mi (or 118 km), North-East.
While being here, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Melbourne, Hay, Currie, Loxton and . To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 12°C / 54 °F
|Morning Temperature||9°C / 47 °F|
|Evening Temperature||11°C / 51 °F|
|Night Temperature||10°C / 50 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1022 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 80% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Friday, 6th of August 2021
11°C (51 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Overcast clouds, gentle breeze.
Saturday, 7th of August 2021
11°C (52 °F)
5°C (42 °F)
Light rain, gentle breeze, overcast clouds.
Sunday, 8th of August 2021
13°C (55 °F)
8°C (47 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.
Videos from this area
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Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Take a steam train ride through the historic goldfields town of Castlemaine. Stay a while and uncover the diverse attractions, from colourful markets and world-class arts festival to the thriving...
Motorcycle ride to Castlemaine & Mt Alexander
Short Motorcycle trip to Castlemaine's Restorers Barn and back to bendigo via Mount Alexander. Just a bit of testing out the video camera.
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V'Locitys and Container train at Castlemaine. Sun 13/03/11
V'Locity sets 08 & 12 leave Castlemaine on a service to Bendigo, shortly later set 28 arrives on an up Bendigo, and then A79-A73 get the road on 9005 diverted Tocumwal service. Sun 13/03/11.
R707-R761 Castlemaine Sat 13/06/09
R707-R761 depart Castlemaine on 8096 and begin the climb up Chewton bank. sat 13/06/09.
Video Architecture @ Castlemaine Market Building
Video Architecture and Alice Steel presented this stunning Video Installation during the 2011 Castlemaine State Festival.
Double R class to Castlemaine
On October 9th 2010, R761 leading R707 to Castlemaine. Through the fields before Diggers Rest, storming Macedon station, racing toward Malmsbury and then arriving at Castlemaine just after...
Castlemaine Walmer Forest (Wattle Flat) Trail Network
Trail info at www.bancoora.com. This video covers the Walmer Forest (Wattle Flat) network of trails at Castlemaine. Trails are centred around a few peaks within the reserve and have a nice...
Dirt Biking around Castlemaine area July 29th 2012.
Short clip of the conditions around Castlemaine, Victoria 29/7/12. 2011 KTM 300EXC.
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Attractions and noteworthy things
Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.
Castlemaine is a small city in Victoria, Australia, in the Goldfields region of Victoria about 120 kilometres northwest by road from Melbourne, and about 40 kilometres from the major provincial centre of Bendigo. It is the administrative and economic centre of the Shire of Mount Alexander. The population at the 2011 Census was 9124 (including surrounding areas of Chewton and Campbells Creek). It was named by chief goldfield commissioner, Captain W.
Shire of Mount Alexander
The Shire of Mount Alexander is a local government area in Victoria, Australia in the central part of the state. The largest town is Castlemaine. Other towns within the shire include: Maldon, Newstead, Harcourt and Taradale. Small villages within the shire include: Vaughan, Fryerstown and Campbells Creek. It was formed in 1995 from the merger of the City of Castlemaine, Shire of Newstead, and most of the Shire of Maldon and Shire of Metcalfe.
Castlemaine railway station
Castlemaine is a railway station in Castlemaine on the Bendigo line in Victoria, Australia. The station is located on Kennedy Street. Elphinstone and Taradale stations are currently not in use and are located between Castlemaine and Malmsbury stations. Chewton railway station has been removed and was also located between Castlemaine and Malmsbury stations. Harcourt and Ravenswood stations are currently not in use and are located between Castlemaine and Kangaroo Flat stations.
Old Castlemaine Gaol
The Old Castlemaine Gaol was a prison located in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia. The prison was modelled on Pentonville; the present building replaced the original, designed by Inspector General John Price, was never occupied. Built in 1861 to house offenders from the goldfields and nearby towns, it served various functions in the penal system before it was closed down and its prisoners transferred to HM Prison Loddon in 1990. Since, it has been used as a hotel and tourist attraction.
HM Prison Loddon
style=background:#ccccff |Managed by: |Corrections Victoria |- |} HM Prison Loddon is an Australian medium security prison, located in Central Victoria, Australia, approximately four kilometres from the centre of Castlemaine and about one and a half hours from Melbourne. Loddon is a campus style prison, within a secure perimeter, providing accommodation for 280 medium security prisoners.
Central Highlands (Victoria)
The Central Highlands is a region of Victoria. This term is mainly used in a geological context to describe the part of the Great Dividing Range in Victoria that is outside of the Alpine areas. The area is situated east of Ballarat, south of Bendigo, north and east of Melbourne, west of the Alpine areas and includes the Great Dividing Range. Major towns of the highlands include Castlemaine, Creswick, Daylesford, Gisborne, Kyneton and Woodend.
City of Castlemaine
The City of Castlemaine was a local government area about 120 kilometres north-northwest of Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, Australia, and 38 kilometres south of the regional city of Bendigo. Its area was 23.31 square kilometres and it existed from 1855 until 1995.
Campbells Creek, Victoria
Campbells Creek is a town in Victoria, Australia. The town sits on the southern outskirts of Castlemaine on the Midland Highway. The town derives its name from a tributary of the Loddon, Campbells Creek, which flows through the township. At the 2006 Census, Campbells Creek had a population of 1,266. Campbells creek was founded during the gold rush of the 1850's. The Post Office opened on 16 April 1858.