Bright: gateway to the Victorian skifields of Mt Hotham, Falls Creek and Mt Buffalo, Bright is only 3.5 hour's drive from Melbourne, and a perfect weekend getaway. Surrounding areas include Wandiligong, Harrietville, Porepunkah and Mount Beauty.
Stunning natural features, fascinating destinations, exciting activities for all ages, including 4wd tours of the Alpine High Country, fishing in the local streams, and touring award winning wineries in the regions surrounding Bright, Victoria. Imagine paragliding, rock climbing or avseiling in the alps, history of the chinese gold diggings and numerous other Bright Attractions. Cycle around Bright and enjoy our renowned Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.
Bright is renowned for its beauty in every season and particularly in autumn with the natural beauty of the European trees changing colour before winter
A canvas of colour, autumn is showcased in Bright. Brisk mornings, sunny days and cool nights invite adventure, exploration, lots of gourmet food and wine indulgence.
Cold means snow and Bright is the ideal home base for the winter sport enthusiast. Three major snow resorts can be accessed easily from Bright with Mt. Buffalo only a 45 minute drive and Falls Creek and Mt. Hotham approximately 75 minute drive from Bright.
Just as impressive as autumn, spring in Bright is a veritable bouquet of colour! Everything comes to life with startling clarity. Locals proudly open their garden gates to boast their colourful bounty. Snow fed creeks and rivers roar and the skies overhead are a brilliant blue.
The heart of the gourmet district offers freshly picked berries, home made ice creams, cheese, wine, tantalizing restaurants and cool evening breezes. Concerts at the Sound Shell in Howitt Park make the evening BBQ even more enjoyable. Music and laughter resound as people of every age make the most of summer in Bright.
Come and enjoy the hospitality of a truly great bunch of people in an area of outstanding beauty! Oh, did we happen to mention we have some of the best motorcycling roads in the country!