Things to See and Do
Near Shepparton, Victoria, Australia
The Greater Shepparton region offers a blend of lifestyles with a large diversity of attractions for all. Check out Riverlinks, home of performing arts and entertainment, or enjoy a day out at the Shepparton Motor Museum, which boasts a constantly changing display of cars, motor bikes, pedal cars and memorabilia. With local attractions and highlights a plenty, you are bound to find something that intrigues you.
Featured Things to See and Do
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KidsTown – SPC Ardmona
Widely recognised as Australia’s best children’s playground, KidsTown is a children’s adventure playground in a bush setting located between Shepparton and Mooroopna. The playground has facilities for children of all physical abilities, including wheelchair access for some equipment. Giant slides, tree houses, fruit bin maze, dairy maze, monkey bars, miniature train rides, sandpits, fully enclosed toddler area, free BBQ areas, fully stocked café open seven days from 9.00am to 5.00pm. Open 360 days of the year from dawn to dusk and entry is by gold coin donation.
Aquamoves is Greater Shepparton’s premier recreational centre, located centrally in Shepparton near Victoria Park Lake and the All Abilities Playground. The indoor pool facilities provide hours of fun with the Rapid River, Water Slide and Tarzan Swing. Other features include a leisure pool, 25 metre pool, hydrotherapy pool plus spas and sauna. The centre also boasts an outdoor 50 metre pool and amazing splash park that can be enjoyed by people of all abilities. A spacious gym and more than 80 group fitness classes each week offer a great exercise experience.
Moooving Art is a unique and ever changing public art revolution! Scattered across Greater Shepparton’s parks, gardens, riverbanks and public spaces are an array of colourful, ever changing fiberglass cows that make up the Moooving Art herd. This exhibition of life-sized 3D fiberglass cows brings a whole new meaning to street art.
S-CAPE Skate Park
S-Cape skate park has become one of the most popular and well-used facilities for youth in the region. Since it’s opening just prior to Christmas in 2001, many hundreds of young people have flocked to try out the challenging and exciting skate park, located on the banks of Victoria Park Lake. The skate park is adjacent to the John Pick playground and large areas of open space where families can relax and enjoy the surroundings, while watching the skaters and bikers in action.
Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum
Tatura Museum offers the opportunity to explore the history of Tatura and District including the history of irrigation in the Goulburn Valley and the unique history of internment and POW camps in WWII.
EmeraldBank Leisure Land
Emerald Bank Leisure Land is the Goulburn Valley's premier tourist precinct boasting multiple attractions and businesses to cater for all ages and interests. Emerald Bank is a family friendly destination with plenty to see and do. Spend an hour, a half day or even the full day exploring what the complex has to offer. Whether it is shopping, adventure or relaxation you are looking for, the Emerald Bank complex which is open 7 days (except for Christmas Day) has something for everyone.
Vintage and Classic Trackors
from 23 August, 2012 to 23 August, 2012
A display of Vintage and Classic Tractors and a working display of stationary engines dating from early 1900's to 1940's will be held at Emerald Bank Leisure Lane on Sunday 2nd September between 10am to 4pm. 7725 Goulburn Valley Hwy Shepparton.
Elmore Field Days
from 22 September, 2012 to 24 September, 2012
Australia's leading agricultural field days with 700 exhibitors. On 2nd to 4th October 2012 between 8:30 am to 5pm. Elmore Field Days Centre, 48 Rosaria Rd Elmore
136th Annual Shepparton Show
from 02 October, 2012 to 03 October, 2012
All the fun and excitement of the Shepparton Show, celebrating the Australian Year of the Farmer. All the traditional favourites of the Shepparton Show. Including Animal judging, family entertainment, Sideshow Alley and fireworks Saturday evening at 8:45pm, weather permitting. Art and craft displays. 12th and 13th October 2012 at Shepparton show grounds, High st Shepparton.