Things To Do
Nestled in the Ovens Valley at the base of the spectacular Great Dividing Range, Bright has a unique range of activities and delights to suit your tastes.
For Food, Wine and Beer lovers Bright offers a wide variety of locally sourced and specialty produce. For fine dining, Elm's Modern Australian restaurant for a 6 course degustation. Reed & Co Distillery food menu is shaped around its solid fuel grill and oven, along with the botanicals of Remedy Gin. Tomahawks restaurant/cocktail bar will amaze you with some of the best cocktails around not to mention the food! Continually wowing locals. While Katsu & Dr Mauve are wonderful tapas bars. Rok Salt makes the best gourmet fish & chips in the region, and Wandi Pub is sure to impress.
For wine lovers, Ringer Reef and Boynton's Feathertop Winery offer great drops – and delightful views to Mt. Buffalo National Park. In addition to this, Bright is the perfect location to experience all five wine regions (King Valley, Rutherglen, Beechworth, Alpine, Glenrowan) in the North East – just a scenic and relaxed 30 minute – one hour drive away.
Beer lovers will be enthused by mountain fresh Bright Brewery, and another two craft brewers are less than 45 mins away.
Outdoor lovers are particularly catered to in Bright. After all, we are the adventure capital of Victoria. The entrance gates to Mt. Buffalo National Park are just 15 minutes drive away, opening the possibilities to scenic walks, day hikes, rock climbing and mountain biking. Lake Catani is the perfect scenic spot for a picnic, swim, fish or kayak.
In warmer months Mt. Hotham and Falls Creek provide spectacular mountain vista’s – not to mention world-class hiking and mountain biking. While in colder months, these resorts become winter wonderlands with some of Australia’s best downhill skiing, boarding & cross-country skiing - making Bright the perfect base for winter exploration.