There is no better spot to enjoy it all than Bright and its charming neighboring towns, whether you are searching for action or gentler pleasures. Bright has a plethora of interesting things to do and places to see. Markets, boutique shopping, a unique brewery, good restaurants, vineyards, an art gallery, and fantastic coffee are all available. There are also other popular outdoor activities! It’s time to flee and go on a tree-change adventure.
There is always something to see and see no matter what time of year you come. Spend the morning breathing in the pure mountain air while cycling the Great Alpine Road or hiking along the river or into the hills. After experiencing the outdoors, why not have lunch at one of our many fantastic restaurants? With so many dining alternatives, you might want to try a new restaurant every day. Things to do in Bright include spending time wine tasting or playing golf; some even go 4WD to discover the best spot to see the sunset.
Summer is a great time to go fishing or just cool off in the rivers and mountain streams. Summer activities in Victoria’s alpine districts range from downhill thrills on mountain bikes to learning the skill of fly fishing in alpine streams. This time of year, many forms of water activities are accessible enjoy the long days in the sun by the river or the colder environment in the Alps. Seek for sunsets over the Alps during the twilight hours, or go for an early morning bushwalk to see the dawn. If you’re more interested in the sky, take a tandem paragliding ride over the scenic Ovens Valley.
Autumn, a season that offers a kaleidoscope of color and days fresh with pure mountain air, is a perfect time of year to explore Victoria’s High Country by bicycle or horse, on foot or by 4WD. It’s a terrific time for food and wine. The wine harvest in the region begins as early as February in Rutherglen, whereas the cool climate varietals for which the Alpine Valleys are famed do not come off the vine until April.
Autumn is also the harvesting season in Victoria’s North East for almond, walnut, chestnut, and hazelnut growers. Rich fruit is in full bloom and ready to be consumed. Where else would you want to go in winter when snow falls on the Victorian Alps? Downhill and cross-country skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, snowboarding, tobogganing, snowballing, snow play, and ski school are all available in the high country. From easy runs for novices to double black diamond trials for professionals, there’s something for everyone. Mt Hotham, Falls Creek, and Mt Buffalo are all near Bright and the surrounding valley townships, making them great locations for your fun-filled cool excursion.
Victoria’s High Country greets the spring tourist across the valleys and mountainsides, with rivers bursting with wild rapids, streams teeming with fish, abundant wildflowers, and wineries ready for tasting. Explore the hidden delights of cafés, general stores, and farm-gate products for sale in the towns and villages of the North East, which give the warmth of rural friendliness. Dust off your winter hibernating bicycle and ride a Rail Trail, or saddle up and enjoy the vistas of High-Country grandeur.