Stay close, go further

There’s never been a better time to venture to Greater Shepparton and reconnect with your family and friends, or discover your new favourite destination.

While you’re here, take in all of the beautiful open spaces, riverside walking and cycling paths, family friendly summer activities and warm hospitality to fill your soul.

The region offers an abundant selection of produce, locally brewed craft beer, cider, wine, art, heritage sites, indigenous and culturally diverse experiences.

Be sure to fill your car with lots of delights for when you get back home to share your experience of Greater Shepparton and keep the memories going long after you’ve visited.

Be sure to fill your car with lots of delights for when you get back home to share your experience of Greater Shepparton and keep the memories going long after you’ve visited.

All About Chyka Keebaugh


Warm, kind and classy, Chyka Keebaugh is a successful businesswoman, events and styling powerhouse and Editor-in-Chief of her own online magazine

No stranger to TV, Chyka previously spent four years as the homemaking and styling expert on Good Morning Australia, three series on The Real Housewives of Melbourne and The Australian Women's Weekly 2016 Christmas Special.

Chyka has established herself as a major player in the business world by leading a group of highly successful event and hospitality companies. She and her husband established The Big Group over 25-years ago and is now Australia's largest privately owned events and catering company.

Chyka's eye for styling and design led to the establishment of the couple's subsidiary business, The Design Depot, a premium special events design firm. Together, The Big Group and The Design Depot have created real magic for private and corporate clients across Australia, Asia and the Middle East.

With a natural flair for making everything practical and beautiful, Chyka shares practical tips and advice at on all things home, outdoor and food. The online magazine was first launched in January 2015 and has since grown into a must-visit destination to learn Chyka's insights and solutions on how to create a beautiful home life

Chyka has studied at Le Corden Bleu in London, a worldwide leader in gastronomy and hospitality management, and at the Constance Spry Floristry School. She is the proud mother to Chessie and BJ.

As one of Australia's leading creative forces for imagining, styling and transforming homes and spaces into magical places filled with joy and love, every week Chyka creates beautiful, uplifting content that can be shared amongst family and friends. With an archive full of posts described as ‘accessible, achievable and fun’ first launched in January 2015 and has since grown a loyal following and has become a must-visit destination.

Each and every week readers are invited into Chyka's home to learn tips and tricks, from everything to styling, decorating, entertaining, cleaning, organisation, crafts and DIY and more.

From delicious recipes to quick and easy afternoon snacks, Chyka has you covered. Chyka shares her own personal recipes, exciting new creations she has discovered, family favourites and recipes straight from The Big Group kitchens. Chyka's flair extends to the outdoors too, with creative potting and planting ideas and inspiring ways to decorate and entertain in your outdoor space.

With two lifestyle books under her belt, Chyka Home & Chyka Celebrate, Chyka is a sought after public speak as well as a creative workshop host. With so much experience and talent to share, her online home is a popular, weekly destination for men and women all over the world.

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Greater Shepparton Visitor Centre

The Visitor Centre, located at 530 Wyndham Street, Shepparton, (Ground floor, SAM building) is your first stop for information on things to see and do and where to stay while in Greater Shepparton. Providing quality information and brochures on accommodation, attractions, events and activities, the friendly staff and volunteers have the expert knowledge to make your stay in the region a memorable one.

Open: 9.00am to 5.00pm everyday except Christmas Day.
Telephone Enquiries: 1800 808 839 (Toll-free within Australia) or +61-3-5832 9330 (outside Australia)

Learn more about the Visitor Centre