Surrounded by majestic mountains, dense rainforest and teaming with wildlife, Maydena is close to some of Tasmania’s most beautiful natural places including Mt Field National Park and Southwest National Park.
Before the township of Maydena is Mt Field National Park with some of Tasmania’s most beautiful and most photographed waterfalls, including Russel Falls just a short walk from the Visitor Centre.
On from Maydena the road heads west to Southwest National Park in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area and famous Lake Pedder.
Maydena is a great base for bushwalking with walks from 30 minutes to 10 days or for a more unusual alternative try a Railtrack Rider – four-wheeled rolling stock that’s pedal-powered along a now disused rail track through beautiful forests.
Nearby are the Giant Trees of the Styx Valley with a short boardwalk around a forestry reserve to these incredible trees.
Maydena offers accommodation in a variety of cosy self-contained cottages and cabins and there’s a summer restaurant for dinner, a café, an RSL, and a take-away and general store.
Maydena is around a 1-hr drive (84 km) from Hobart.

Quick Facts

Maydena is an Urban Location area within the local government area of Derwent Valley  in Tasmania, it is located approximately 59kms from the capital Hobart and extends over an area of 112.016 square kilometres. Maydena has a recorded population of 222 residents and is within the Australian Eastern Daylight Time zone Australia/Hobart.

If you are planning a visit to Maydena we’ve put together some of the things you can see or do while you are here. These include, places to stay, tours and attractions, some upcoming events and places where you can grab a meal. Go ahead, try one of the buttons above. Every destination has something worth seeing so start exploring… If you know Maydena and think we’ve missed something, let us know and we’ll share it here.