THINGS TO DO
Enjoy the outdoors of Greater Shepparton where you will find bushwalks, fishing on the Goulburn River, rail trails for cycling and walking, outdoor playgrounds and a splash park.
Shepparton is a busy and exciting place to be all year round with a myriad of events, dining options, arts and culture precincts and family friendly venues.
Our walking and cycling tracks have been voted some of the best in Australia, we have an international standard Art Museum (SAM) and the Move Museum showcases our motoring heritage. We are also the home of Australia’s largest outdoor kids playground, Kidstown.
This link to the Visit Shepparton website will help you discover 'Whats On' during your stay.
Check out the Greater Shepparton Visitors Guide for all you need to know about the region. Click on the images to the right to view each publication.
VISIT SHEPPARTON Greater Shepparton
See what's on each month in Shepparton, where to stay and where to eat.
Visit Shepparton shows you Shepparton accommodation, tours, events, activites, car hire, businesses, online booking service.
SHEPPARTON MOTOR MUSEUM
Shepparton Motor Museum is currently closed for renovations.
The Museum will re-open in 2021 as MOVE, the Museum of Vehicle Evolution. A car, truck and Furphy Museum all in one place!
LOCAL GOLF COURSES
Mooroopna Golf Club - 18 holes of challenging golf, laid alongside the Goulburn River and surrounded by bushland. Open 7 days offering lunch and dinner, free live music every Saturday evening and a courtesy bus each Friday and Saturday from 5pm. 2 Fairway Drive, Mooroopna. T 03 5825 4135
Shepparton Golf Club - Picturesque 18 hole golf course open 7 days. Function facilities available and meals served in the Clubhouse each Friday evening, bookings are essential. Golf Drive, Shepparton. T 03 5821 2717.
Aquamoves' interactive outdoor water playground with rubber surface is fully equipped with splashing rain forest, seesaw, water cannons, squirting toys, aqua fountains and water shooters.
Zero depth allows for fun to be had by all ages and abilities.
An interactive wiggle path following the boundary of the Splash Park creates an adventurous journey for the little ones.
Australia's biggest and best adventure playground – hours of fun for the children and children at heart.
It is a world-class children's adventure playground in the heart of Shepparton!
EMERALD BANK LEISURE LAND
Emerald Bank Leisure Land is a family friendly precinct with kids Windmill Cafe and Chocolate Shop, Shepparton Move Museum, The Provender & Co, Riverside Gardens, Pot-Werx, Barclays Antiques and Collectables and Woolshed Function Centre.
ARTS AND CULTURE
Whether it’s a live performance, an exhibition or a festival celebrating our cultural diversity, you will find an experience to enjoy during your stay at The Churches. Visit an exhibition in the award-winning Shepparton Art Museum (SAM), go to the Riverlinks website to book a live performance or theatre event, attend an event as part of the annual award winning Shepparton Festival, visit the various street art murals and Kaiela Gallery authentic aboriginal art gallery.
Explore and enjoy the beauty of the evolving Australian Botanic Gardens Shepparton. The former landfill is being regenerated into a showcase of Australian native plants set amongst distinct themed gardens and bushland that celebrates the history and diversity of the region.
There is a range of trails suitable for walking or cycling through the gardens.
MANY GREAT EVENTS
You will find an event for every week of the year!
Sporting events, arts, culture, festivals, food and wine, events for motoring enthusiasts and business events. Visit the online calendar of events and plan your stay.
Dookie is a day trippers delight. Take a drive through rich agricultural land, enjoy a coffee at the Dookie Emporium Café and browse through hundreds of items from yesteryear including furniture, kitchenware, jewellery, books, clothing and much more. Stop in for a beverage at the Gladstone Hotel or enjoy a picnic in the lovely town gardens.
sam SHEPPARTON ART MUSEUM
Opening in 2021.
The new Shepparton Art Museum (SAM) will be a five-storey building housing the Museum, Visitor Centre, and the Kaiela Art Gallery and Studio.
The 5,300m2 building will also house a café and event space, with a roof top viewing deck.
Greater Shepparton is a fantastic place to visit all year round. With friendly communities and temperate climate, it’s an ideal location to enjoy warm summers, just right for the outdoors, and winters, perfect for an indoor indulgence on our wealth of fantastic food and wine.
The Goulburn River forms the backbone and lifeblood of our region, winding its way through beautiful countryside, native forests and fertile farmlands, bringing life to the rich agricultural landscape known as Australia's food bowl. There are opportunities for nature lovers to enjoy tranquil waterways with popular pastimes like fishing, boating, walking all here to be enjoyed.
Located a leisurely two hour drive from Melbourne, with the Murray River, Bendigo and Victoria's High Country even closer, the region offers the best of both provincial and metropolitan lifestyles.