Top 5 Family Activities in Shepparton
Located only two hours north of Melbourne, Shepparton is a regional city filled with great food and wine, amazing weather and plenty of attractions and activities. Shepparton is the perfect city to take the family with plenty to do and see. Stay with us at the Wyndhamere Motel and save up to 25% off this Summer! In no particular order, we’ve compiled our list of family favourites while visiting Shepparton.
The Dookie Rail Trail
A family favourite, The Dookie Rail Trail offers scenic views of rolling hills, seasonal crops, wildlife and a town with spirit. This trail is suitable for all ages, where you can walk or bike ride the trail. This trail is perfect for spotting wildlife, make sure to keep your eyes peeled for Willy the Wombat! Plus there have been many sightings of echidnas, blue tounge lizards, kangaroos and even Wedge-Tailed Eagles!
One of Shepparton’s most iconic attractions, Moooving Art is an ever changing public art exhibition of life sized 3D cows. Moooving Art pays homage to the strength of the dairy industry in Greater Shepparton. There are over 90 cows in the herd, can you find them all?
Image via Moooving Art
Billabong Sweets and Treats
Take the family to indulge in a huge assortment of mouth-watering confectionary, chocolates and cold drinks. Billabong Sweets & Treats caters for all. Plus, by purchasing Billabong products you are supporting the local community by providing employment and training opportunities for people with a disability. Win win!
Emerald Bank Adventure Park
With a touch of heritage and plenty of activities and rides, the whole family will enjoy the space to be active and have fun at the same time. The kids can test their skills on the climbing wall or at archery, and there are the more leisurely rides on a pony, mini train or hay cart. There is something for everyone!
Kyabram Fauna Park
Ideal for a family day out, the Kyabram Fauna Park is home to more than 600 native Australian animals. You can get up close to the animals, as kangaroos, emus and wallabies are all free-ranging around the park. Immerse yourself in the 55 hectares of open woodland, wetlands and lakes!
Header Image via Greater Shepparton City Council