North East Tourist News
Greater Shepparton - many great things
ESCAPE to the Greater Shepparton region and immerse yourself in the many great things on offer. From exquisite local produce to contemporary art and great natural environments, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Local businesses are excited to welcome you back to the region. Many have been hard at work perfecting their crafts to provide you a unique and safe experience to remember.
Picnic at Victoria Park Lake or connect with nature and walk, cycle or photograph your way through the bushlands alongside stunning rivers and native wildlife. Experience tranquil waterways through fishing, boating and canoeing or discover the 90 cows in the Moooving Art herd, renowned for their colourful, quirky personas.
Enjoy aquatic fun at Aquamoves outdoor and indoor pools, climb Australia’s largest outdoor adventure playground at KidsTown, or jump around at Rebound, the ultimate trampoline park.
Explore the region’s diverse culture via the street art in Shepparton CBD and at Kaiela Arts and Shepparton Art Museum (SAM). Both galleries present a vibrant mix of indigenous art and culture and as one of the leading art galleries in regional Australia, SAM boasts an impressive collection of Australian contemporary and traditional ceramics.
Experience the region’s past from Aboriginal history to World War II while following a self-guided tour or immerse yourself in the history of Greater Shepparton, visit the exhibitions at the Shepparton Motor Museum and Collectibles or Furphy Museum.
Dive into the Foodbowl of Australia and treat yourself to a regional dining scene, offering fresh locally grown produce. Visit a local winery or cidery and relax with a refreshing beverage among the orchards and vines. Indulge yourself with something sweet at the Chocolate Apple Factory where you can sample local apples with a variety of confectionery coatings.
For more information contact the Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre at 33-35 Nixon Street, phone 1800 808 839 or online at www.visitshepparton.com.au.