Ex-Warder Tour

Be escorted through the site from the perspective of those responsible for operating the facility.

Be warned, there are some stories which are not for the faint hearted.

Your guide will provide you with information on the history of this maximum security facility and what it was like to look after some of the 'worst of the worst'. Be prepared for some harrowing tales. This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 14 years as the information presented may be confronting and includes adult themes, coarse language and drug and sexual references. 

The tour runs for approximately 90 minutes.


Day tours
Adults: $29
Concession/child: $23
Family pass (2 adults, 2 children): $92

Torchlight tour (BYO torch)
Adults: $35
Concession/child: $30


For a list of available dates and times, click here. Bookings essential.


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'Very grateful to Keith for sharing his life experience as a warder at Maitland Gaol. Keith provided an extremely interesting and detailed account of his time at the gaol and kept the group entertained and engaged'

'Overall it was an awesome experience and I am sure to tell everyone about it! Highly recommend it!'

'Excellent, tour guide was very informative and gave the group plenty of information from his personal experience'