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Mooroopna - Cities, Towns and Localities
Known as the 'Fruit Salad City' after the annual charitable fund raiser 'Fruit Salad Day', the rural town of Mooroopna is located just across the causeway from Shepparton.

Mooroopna is home to the SPC Ardmona Factory Sales, where visitors flock to purchase in bulk canned fruits, tomato products, baked beans, spaghetti and other products at vastly reduced rates.

Located between Mooroopna and Shepparton is Gemmills Swamp, a wildlife reserve that encompasses some 170 hectares of Red Gum flood plain forest and wetlands. This conservation reserve is a great place to bird watch, where visitors can often see pelicans, swans, ibis, egrets and ducks.

Check out our listing of Goulburn Valley Region accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local maps and other information.

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GPS (Mooroopna): S 36º 23.661’ E 145º 21.506’

Mooroopna Attractions

SPC Ardmona Kidstown Adventure Playground and Tourist Complex
• Midland Hwy A300, Shepparton/Mooroopna Causeway, SHEPPARTON • Ph: 03 5831 4213 • Email
• Only 2 minutes from Shepparton and open 7 days is the best playground in Australia for all ages and abilities. There are giant slides, monkey bars, fruit bin maze, tree houses, dairy maze, flying fox, swings, BBQ shelter, fenced toddler area and much, much more. On the weekends and during school holidays there is a miniature railway.
SPC Ardmona Factory Sales
• McLennan St, Midland Hwy, MOOROOPNA VIC
• Ph: 03 5825 2444
• Only 5 minutes west of Shepparton and open 7 days. Check out some of the top brands that are stocked including: SPC/Ardmona fruit and tomato produces, Goulburn Valley Fruit, Big Sister, Cadbury, Campbells, Colvan, Cerebos, Edgell, Foster Clark, Golden Circle, IXL, Masterfoods, Meadow Lea, Nanda and Vetta, Heinz, Mars, Windsor Farms, Berri, Greens. It is a modern one-level premises, with easy ramp access, off-street parking for cars, coaches and caravans.
Mooroopna Historical Museum
• McLennan St, MOOROOPNA VIC • Ph: 03 5825 3227
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Mooroopna Events

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Mooroopna Fruit Salad Market Day
• McLennan St, MOOROOPNA VIC • Ph: 03 5820 8777
• February
• This annual event is an ideal opportunity to purchase fresh fruit and vegetables donated by local growers, with proceeds of the sale going to local charities.
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Mooroopna Harvest Work

Corboy Fresh Fruit
• Ph: 03 5855 2727 or 03 5855 2434 • Email
• A family owned business comprising fruit growing, packing and export and domestic sales with 860 acres of orchard and a large packing/cool-storage facility. With over 50 different varieties of fruit, work is available during the harvest period. The harvest period usually commences mid-November, peaking in mid January to late February, when approximately 150-200 extra fruit pickers will be needed.
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Mooroopna Distance

Distance to Mooroopna
• Following are some approximate distances by road to Mooroopna:
• Castlemaine 156
• Benalla 65
• Bendigo 118
• Echuca 68
• Healesville 186
• Kyabram 34
• Mansfield 128
• Melbourne 192
• Nathalia 59
• Shepparton 4
• Wangaratta 103
• Yea 122
Distances given are only approximation, they should be verified with the appropriate maps.
The Australian Automotive Motoring Associations also offer select access to travel trip planners.

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