If you’re looking for a scenic weekend drive holiday idea or you’ve been interested in exploring regional Victoria, why not discover what Shepparton has to offer?
Only two hours from Melbourne and a hop skip and a jump from the NSW border, Shepparton boasts a beautiful, quiet country lifestyle that anyone can experience for a weekend – or for a long term tree-change.
We recently rounded up 10 of Shepparton’s top attractions to help you plan your next Shepparton experience:
Splash central for adults and kids
The place to go for fun and fitness, Aquamoves offers indoor and outdoor pools, a fully-equipped fitness centre, water rides and an all-abilities splash park.
Fresh food straight from the farm
Held monthly in Shepparton and neighbouring towns around the Goulburn Valley, enjoy shopping for fresh local produce at farm-gate prices.
Bike & Walk Paths
Enjoy a riverside ride or wander
Cycle or walk along the shared pathway network, winding through Shepparton from north to south along the Goulburn River.
Plenty of Major Events to Enjoy!
Be part of the buzz!
Enjoy annual special events like the Shepparton Agricultural Show, World Cup Showjumping, Victorian Open Bowls Championships, Italian Plate Day and the Easter Lawn Tennis Competition.
International Dairy Week
The largest dairy event in Australia!
If you love anything to do with cows, dairy farming and farm machinery, International Dairy Week + Dairy & Farm Machinery Field Days is the biggest event in the country. Come along and watch the cattle shows, check out the farm machinery and celebrate all things cows!
Violet Town Market
The perfect weekend shopping trip
One of Victoria’s premier country markets. Browse through 250 stalls for arts, crafts, food, plants, tools, furniture and more. Held on the 2nd Saturday of every month.
Rushworth Speedway & Undera Park Speedway
Your need for speed sorted
Racing fans are only a short drive from all the VSC, ASCF and NASCR action. Only a short drive out of Shepparton, get your fix of championship level sidecar and solo motorbike racing.
Get creative and inspired
A vibrant two-week celebration of local arts and culture, including performance arts, visual arts, film and literature, blended with local hospitality of great food and wine.
SPC Ardmona Factory
Australia’s own fruit bowl
Buy your fresh fruit straight from the orchard door during harvest season, or visit SPC Ardmona factory sales for bargain buys on preserved, canned or frozen fruit and veggie produce.
Wine & Cheese
The perfect combination of indulgence
Visit big or boutique wineries within an hour’s drive, including Chateau Tahbilk, Longleat Wines, Michelton Wines and Monichino Wines. Being one of Victoria’s premier diary districts, you’ll also enjoy a visit to one of our local cheese makers.