Castlemaine Slate & Stone

Castlemaine stone in Melbourne is a product unique to Yarrabee and Castlemaine; and one that we're very proud to offer. This material is only mined from one quarry in Victoria, and we have been mining it since 1953. Our paving contractors and masons find this material adaptable and easy to work with, and its popularity comes from its natural beauty and durability.

It can be used in a variety of applications, as paving, in dry-stone wall construction, cladding or in a feature garden landscape. Whatever the use, it is a versatile and attractive material to work with.

We offer a variety of shapes, sizes and styles for our flagship Castlemaine stone in Melbourne, including:

  • Random 'crazy' paving: the paving is sorted into various thicknesses to suit specific applications, from wall cladding (10-20mm), general paving (20-30mm or 30-40mm) or "thick" paving (40-50mm or 50-70mm) or selected stone for pool coping.
  • Spalls: walling material about 200-700mm long by 150-500mm high and up to 350mm deep, with a reasonably flat top, bottom and one face. Often used when building walls, fences and houses.
  • Natural Strata walling: a walling material generally used as cladding, 200-500mm long and 30-120mm high, up to 130mm deep.
  • Country Blend Walling stone comprising a blend of Spalls and Builders Wallers for a real "old cattleman's hut" look
  • Landscape slabs: various sized large slabs designed for landscape use. We also offer large flat pieces of Castlemaine stone in Melbourne for garden steps.
  • Garden rocks: football-sized and larger rocks, ideal for garden work.

To discuss our Castlemaine stone in Melbourne, please give us a call and speak to one of our paving experts today.

Areas We Service

Yarrabee is happy to supply Castlemaine slate to many areas of Victoria, including: Mornington Peninsula, Torquay, Bellarine Peninsula, Sorrento, Portsea, Brighton, Hampton, Sandringham, Black Rock, Lysterfield, Geelong, Surf Coast, Bayside, Hawthorn, Camberwell, Berwick, Eltham, Beaconsfield, Glen Iris, Toorak, Malvern and Point Cook.

Castlemaine Slate is great for these jobs

Cladding & Construction

We have found that Castlemaine slate is a fantastic option for any cladding project, including: feature walls, garden walls, pillars, fireplaces and chimneys, built-in barbeques and feature fencing.

Retaining Walls

Castlemaine slate can be used in the creation of retaining walls, as it is quite well draining and can keep your garden beds exactly where you want them. The stone is also incredibly long lasting and durable.

Water Features

Whether you have big plans for a water fountain or you have always dreamed of having a garden pond, Castlemaine slate can provide the finishing touches to the design. It will not be affected by constant water exposure.


This slate is suitable for a number of outdoor paving applications, from the creation of alfresco areas and garden steps or pathways through to massive landscaping slabs and pool coping or edging.

House Construction

A number of Castlemaine slate products are suitable for use in the construction of your home, including: spalls (which can be used to create attractive stone walls) and builder’s wallers (which are used for a more rustic look).