Opposite the Parklake Hotel is Shepparton's shared pathways that wind through areas of natural beauty, providing a great way to walk, jog or cycle between attractions to take you through the river lands and around the lake. Bike hire is available from Aqua moves gym also opposite.
A communications tower, located off the Maude Street Mall, is open weekdays from 9am to 3pm and offers visitors spectacular views over the city and surrounding countryside from a public viewing platform
Aquamoves gym opposite the Parklake Hotel has indoor pool facilities which will provide hours of fun with the Rapid River, Water Slide and Tarzan Swing. Other features include a leisure pool, 25 meter pool, hydrotherapy pool and spas and sauna. The center also boasts an outdoor 50 meter 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. Open each day.
S-CAPE Skate Park and John Pick Playground located opposite The Parklake Hotel 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. S-Cape skate park has become one of the most popular and well-used facilities for youth in the region.
Kidstown Adventure Playground is widely regarded as the best community playground in Australia. It offers activities for all ages, including giant slides, a flying fox, tree houses and various mazes. Open 360 days of the year from dawn to dusk and entry is by gold coin donation
Emerald Bank heritage farm is a working farm set in the 1930’s. Feed the animals, hand milk a cow, family hay rides, school house and church.
Local wineries include Monichino, Chateau Tahbilk , Mitchelton, Longleat, Tallis and Gentle Annie.
The Shepparton Golf Club is just five kilometers from the city center. Sitting peacefully beside the banks of the Goulburn River, this 18 hole golf course provides a fully licensed clubhouse serving a variety of meals and snacks, bar and bbq facilities.
The Paul Gribben Historical Precinct, consisting of the Shepparton Heritage Center which contains thousands of items tracing Shepparton's history housed in the old Forester's Hall (built in 1873) and farming equipment displays in the surrounding parkland. On the corner of Wellsford Street and High Street a few minutes’ walk from The Parklake Hotel.
Other nearby places of interest are the Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum & The Bangerang Cultural Centre.