When: Queens Birthday Long Weekend 2013
Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Daily
Info: The Alexandra Truck, Ute and Rod show is a great family day out, with free admission, kids amusements in the park and plenty of food and refreshments on sale.
This Holiday Planner is designed for you so you can just pack up the car, jump on a train or get off the freeway and visit our beautiful and diverse region. It features suggested touring options that showcase the region; you’ll have township, accommodation, dining and attraction information at your fingertips; design your holiday around activities that appeal to you!
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Lake Mountain – Buxton – Seymour – Nagambie – Shepparton – Kyabram
Begin your day at Lake Mountain Resort, a winter wonderland with cross-country ski trails, toboggan slopes and snow-play areas. During the warmer months enjoy bushwalking, road cycling and mountain bike riding.
Make your way down the mountain and catch your dinner! Throw a line in at the picturesque Buxton Trout and Salmon Farm. Kids through to grandparents will be thrilled with catching a fish at Australia’s first commercial trout hatchery.
After a night in one of our many family-friendly accommodation choices, hire a canoe with River Country Adventours and enjoy a safari at Seymour, Nagambie and Shepparton. The pristine Goulburn River is ideal for canoeing for most of the year and the environs support many bird species.
Kyabram Fauna Park offers you an incredible wildlife experience with the largest collection of Australian animals in country Victoria, displayed across 55ha of open woodland, wetlands and lakes.
Aquamoves boasts indoor and outdoor pools, a splash park, water slide, beach volleyball court, barbecue and shaded seating area, all designed for endless hours of family fun!
Let the kids run wild at SPC Ardmona KidsTown, the largest outdoor adventure playground in Australia. Ride the miniature train, whizz down the slides and monkey about in the great outdoors!
You’ll be ‘udderly’ impressed with Moooving Art, Greater Shepparton’s unique public art exhibition of life-sized 3D cows. Try to find them all and keep track of the latest herd movements!
Sink your teeth into exquisite apple delights at the Chocolate Apple Factory. You’ll also find many other sweet treasures, gourmet goodies and fresh seasonal produce.
Enjoy Shepparton’s fantastic weather on the extensive network of riverside bike paths and walking tracks. Check out the Cycling in Greater Shepparton guide available from the Greater Shepparton Visitor Information Centre or online at www.discovershepparton.com.au
Got a little train enthusiast in the family? Be sure to check out the trains at the Alexandra Tramway Museum, Kerrisdale Mountain Railway, Seymour Heritage Railway Centre and SPCArdmona KidsTown.