Discover Shepparton on the banks of the Goulburn River, a thriving town in the 'food bowl of Australia' just two hours from Melbourne. Enjoy beautiful weather, great dining opportunities and a host of recreational and entertainment facilities the whole family can enjoy.
Run wild at the KidsTown Adventure Playground featuring a miniature railway, giant slides, tree houses, a fruit bin maze, flying fox, swings and monkey bars. Pack a picnic and unwind by Victoria Park Lake, a community hub in the town's heart. Need to make a splash? Make the most of the state-of-the-art aquatic centre complete with pools, waterslide, spas and sauna at the Aquamoves complex on the western edge of the lake.
Arts and culture
Visit the ceramics collection at the Shepparton Art Gallery, also home to the Sidney Myer Fund Australian Ceramic Award. Try milking a cow at the Emerald Bank Heritage Farm and keep an eye out for the life-size fibreglass cows, tucked in strange places around town as part of the MooovingArt initiative. Delve into the history of the Yorta Yorta people at the Bangerang Cultural Centre and check out Aboriginal artworks at the Gallery Kaiela.
Located at the meeting place of the Goulburn and Broken rivers, Shepparton is the perfect spot for a holiday in the great outdoors. Walk the nature trails beneath giant river red gums, climb into a canoe and explore the waterways, or hit the greens for a round of golf. Cycling fanatics will love the extensive tracks, suitable for beginners and experts, as well as the numerous riding events taking place throughout the year.
Feel like picking your own strawberries? Or perhaps filling up the car with cherries, apples, grapes and avocadoes? Now’s your chance. Surrounded by vineyards, dairies and orchards, Shepparton boasts exceptional produce, from fresh fruit and vegetables to award-winning wines and gourmet cheeses that will have you coming back again and again.
Things to do
Welcome to Victoria's food bowl. Pick up local fruit, vegetables and gourmet produce at farm gates, markets and cafes throughout the region.
See more of The Murray region by bicycle, from leisurely rides along the mighty Murray River, to town explorations and adventures in national parks.