Things To Do

Sole e Luna

Sole e Luna ... the Sun and the Moon, an Italian Restaurant in the heart of the Alpine region in Bright, Victoria, opened its doors in October 2008. Owner and Chef Frank is a local personality and ...is passionate about his food. The restaurant serves what Frank proudly calls modern Italian dishes with a twist. You can savor the tastes of not only everyday Italian favorites but also a few new takes on the traditional. Candlelight, modern decor and crisp white tablecloths, are all part of a delicious fine dining experience that you will remember for some time. Frank, Owner and Chef ... was brought up in the area, and after spending 13 years working in Melbourne and London, had decided to return home. Bringing with him a wealth of skill and knowledge. Frank worked in London for many top profile chef’s including Antonio Carluccio, whom Jamie Oliver trained under and Aldo Zilli for whom Frank ran 3 restaurants in Soho. Franks culinary skills also brought him an award in London for being in the top 3 Italian restaurants, being featured on T.V. and in magazines and the chance to cook for many well known celebrities. Coming from a Mediterranean background, he is highly influenced by Spanish and Italian flavours. Modern Italian but with his own special flare.

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Ringer Reef Winery

Ringer Reef Winery is a small vineyard and winery in Porepunkah that is owned and operated by Bruce and Annette Holm. Just six kilometers from Bright at the base of Mount Buffalo.

Nightingale Alpine Produce

Nightingale family have been growing apples in the Wandiligong Valley since 1954, with their orchards located in Wandiligong, Buckland Valley...

Great Alpine Produce &Trading

Welcome to the regions newest café, provedore in Porepunkah.

Gapsted Wines

Gapsted Wines is situated in the heart of the King and Alpine Valleys within Victoria’s High Country in Australia. A team of wine industry professionals are commited to producing wines of distinctio...n and quality and are uncompromising. Thursday - Monday 11am - 5pm

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Brown Brothers Milawa

As a visitor to our Milawa Cellar Door you can taste probably the largest range of different wine varieties of any cellar door in Australia. Dry, fruity, sweet, sparkling, classical varietals and new ...niche varietals, low alcohol content and high alcohol content – whatever your taste, we strive to have a Brown Brothers wine for everyone. Follow a wine tasting with lunch at Patricia’s Table Restaurant, our awarding winning fine dining restaurant, where Executive Chef Douglas Elder and his team match our wines with dishes featuring the very best of seasonal produce from North East Victoria. Or relax in the Epi.Curious Wine Bar, our relaxed food and wine venue, and enjoy a glass of wine with a shared style menu, or laze the day away on our outdoor bean bags surrounded by beautiful gardens. Brown Brothers offers hosted tastings, tours and guided experiences, and can cater for large groups. Bookings are essential. There is also an extensive events program throughout the year, and the restored historic Barn is a popular venue for weddings. Brown Brothers Winery is only a 40 minute drive from Bright, enjoy a wine tasting in the Cellar Door, sit down for a lovely meal or hold your next event at Brown Brothers.

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Boynton’s Feathertop Winery

Situated just outside of Bright in north east Victoria and to the north of the magnificent Mt Feathertop, the family owned and operated vineyard produces at least 16 different grape varieties and is r...enowned for making hand-crafted cool climate wines. The Feathertop Alfresco Dining Restaurant is an unbeatable outdoor dining experience. Situated on the lower terrace, it's perfectly positioned so you can take in the panoramic mountain and vineyard views and stone rock wall architecture. Come winter time, Feathertop's renovated and heated barrel room allows you to still enjoy the views and fine food (and you might even see snow on the peaks). If it's a more relaxed and casual style of dining that you are after, you might prefer the DIY local produce platters where you can make a selection from the deli which is stocked full of the best local meats, pates, cheeses, bread, smoked fish, olives, dips and more. There's nothing better than enjoying a platter on the terrace with a glass of wine, watching the sun set over Mt Buffalo. . Feathertop is also a family friendly winery with a delicious kids menu available and an on-site playground. Kel and Janelle Boynton look forward to sharing a drink on the terrace with you soon! 5 Star Winery - 2014 James Halliday Australian Wine Companion. Best Cellar Door - 2014 Gourmet Traveller Wine Accommodation: Mount Buffalo View Apartment Stay in amongst the action of the winery in this stylish 2BR king self contained apartment. This apartment is the perfect retreat for two people, or those whole like to entertain, with features including a clean, neat Smeg and Miele kitchen, a spa bath and amazing views of the vineyards and mountains. It can sleep two couples or one couple and two singles. The Peggy Adelaide Suite  It is a spacious 1 bedroom suite with a king bed which opens out to a private balcony complete with its own outdoor bath. The interior is superbly styled by Janelle Boynton with high end features including a huge resort style bathroom with rainwater shower, a large flatscreen TV, Ipad, built in robes and a kitchenette. Weddings and Functions: Feathertop has been hosting weddings for many years and with such a spectacular setting, it's hard not to see why couples choose our winery for their one special day. With options for ceremony and reception areas, Feathertop can provide a blank canvas for you to create your dream wedding in the stunning surrounds of the Alpine Valley. The winery is landscaped to provide flexibility to book a part of or all of the site including vineyards, elevated lawn terrace, alfresco stone pergola, unique barrel room, underground vaults and smaller intimate spaces including Juliet balcony and bungalows. Feathertop Alfresco Dining Restaurant Featured in The Age Good Food Guide 2011 and 2014, the Feathertop Alfresco Dining Restaurant is situated on the lower terrace at Feathertop and makes for a breathtaking a la carte experience. The lunch menu is designed to leave an impression. This area of dining is exclusive and fully serviced, allowing you to sit back, relax and take your time to soak in the surroundings of Mount Buffalo and the beautiful Alpine Valley Head Chef Simon Buckley has created a modern Australian menu with French influences that feature the freshest seasonal produce, dependent on the availability of what is fresh from the farm and what can be locally sourced. Cellar door Fri - Sun 11am-5pm Restaurant Fri- Sun 12pm-3pm School Holidays open 7 days Cellar door 11am-5pm Restaurant 12pm-3pm Opening hours are subject to change.

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Bright Brewery

Bright Brewery is located on the Great Alpine Road, right in the heart of Bright, overlooking the Ovens River. We use fresh mountain water, quality ingredients and craft brewing techniques to brew ...our MountainCrafted beers. Embracing the purity of our setting our beer is brewed by hand, one batch at a time, unpasteurised and free from artificial preservatives. Explore our beers and seasonal brews across our 24 taps; indulge in delicious beer-matched meals and local wines whilst watching the brewing action unfold right next to the bar. Overlooking the river, parks and mountains, Bright Brewery is an ideal destination for a beer and a bite. Relax with a flavoursome craft beer either outside on the Hop Terrace looking over the riverside parkland, or at the bar while keeping an eye on the brewing activity. Get comfy on one of the couches by the fire, and check your emails and social media using our Free WiFi Hotspot internet service (connect to the Internode wifi connection). With plenty of parking for your bike, we are Cycle Friendly, as well as Family Friendly and Dog Friendly. Kids love the adjacent adventure playground. Have an adventure choosing your favourite beers from our regular range and our ever-changing Brewer’s Choice beers. There’s also Fairtrade Organic Coffee, hot chocolate, local wine and cider, and drinks for the kids. With a fresh, seasonal menu and live music every Sunday, there are lots of reasons to visit. Opening hours: 11am to evening daily; bar menu all day Lunch from 12, Dinner from 6 Bright Brewery beers are Mountain Crafted using: • Fresh mountain water • Locally grown hops • Craft brewing techniques • All natural ingredients

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Bright Berry Farm

Bright Berry Farms was originally established by owners Colin and Lorraine Leita to produce first quality berries, jams and syrups, which were difficult to find.

Hoys @ Jack Frost

Hoys are a family business operating in the Mt Hotham district for over 80 years. Offering highest quality snow rental gear; friendly, experienced staff; 4 conveniently located rental shops & super di...scounts. Hoys Skis specialise in providing high quality snow sport equipment at the best value for all types of snow visitors. Hoys stock everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable snow holiday with a range of fantastic packages to suit you. Book online for 25% off ski & board packages all season. Hoys are the Australian snow chain experts with FREE mobile roadside fitting service (Harrietville side) and also offer a Park’ n “Ride service. Hoys are a proud Australian owned and operated family business who provide a genuine service built on local knowledge. We offer great deals all season long. Locations in Harrietville, Mt Hotham day carpark, Jack Frost near Kids Ski School & Dinner Plain. Contact us today to help get your trip to the snow organised.

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Hoys Dinner Plain Ski Shop

Hoys are a family business operating in the Mt Hotham district for over 80 years. Offering highest quality snow rental gear; friendly, experienced staff; 4 conveniently located rental shops & super di...scounts. Hoys Skis specialise in providing high quality snow sport equipment at the best value for all types of snow visitors. Hoys stock everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable snow holiday with a range of fantastic packages to suit you. Book online for 25% off ski & board packages all season. Hoys are the Australian snow chain experts with FREE mobile roadside fitting service (Harrietville side) and also offer a Park’ n “Ride service. Hoys are a proud Australian owned and operated family business who provide a genuine service built on local knowledge. We offer great deals all season long. Locations in Harrietville, Mt Hotham day carpark, Jack Frost near Kids Ski School & Dinner Plain. Contact us today to help get your trip to the snow organised.

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Hoys Mt Hotham Ski Shop

Hoys are a family business operating in the Mt Hotham district for over 80 years. Offering highest quality snow rental gear; friendly, experienced staff; 4 conveniently located rental shops & super di...scounts. Hoys Skis specialise in providing high quality snow sport equipment at the best value for all types of snow visitors. Hoys stock everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable snow holiday with a range of fantastic packages to suit you. Book online for 25% off ski & board packages all season. Hoys are the Australian snow chain experts with FREE mobile roadside fitting service (Harrietville side) and also offer a Park’ n “Ride service. Hoys are a proud Australian owned and operated family business who provide a genuine service built on local knowledge. We offer great deals all season long. Locations in Harrietville, Mt Hotham day carpark, Jack Frost near Kids Ski School & Dinner Plain. Contact us today to help get your trip to the snow organised.

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Hoys Harrietville Ski Centre

Hoys are a family business operating in the Mt Hotham district for over 80 years. Offering highest quality snow rental gear; friendly, experienced staff; 4 conveniently located rental shops & super di...scounts. Hoys Skis specialise in providing high quality snow sport equipment at the best value for all types of snow visitors. Hoys stock everything you need for a comfortable and enjoyable snow holiday with a range of fantastic packages to suit you. Book online for 25% off ski & board packages all season. Hoys are the Australian snow chain experts with FREE mobile roadside fitting service (Harrietville side) and also offer a Park’ n “Ride service. Hoys are a proud Australian owned and operated family business who provide a genuine service built on local knowledge. We offer great deals all season long. Locations in Harrietville, Mt Hotham day carpark, Jack Frost near Kids Ski School & Dinner Plain. Contact us today to help get your trip to the snow organised.

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Emily Rose Yoga

Emily has trained in Vinyasa, Hot, Prenatal, Postnatal, Restorative and Yin yoga and is a registered teacher with Yoga Australia (Level 1 Teacher) and Yoga Alliance Australia® (350 Hour RYT).

Cheeky Bits Beauty

Nestled in the picturesque township of Bright Cheeky Bits Boutique, Beauty & Hair offers you stunning ladies retail therapy and an endless array of quality salon treatments to enjoy.

Bright Beauty Boutique

Situated in the centre of Bright, in the laneway next to La Blanche ice creamery Bright Beauty Boutique offer a comprehensive range of professional beauty treatments.

Snowball Express

Snowball Express provides a professional scheduled coach service – during the annual snow season. Providing a safe means of transport to Mt. Hotham 7 Falls Creek. Coaches regularly depart from M...elbourne, Myrtleford, Bright and Harrietville, and service the entire Hotham village including Dinner Plain on some selected services only. They are the only truly local people with real local knowledge and experiences…This is what makes them the best! Don’t worry, be happy and Save!!! Take the worry out of buying anti-freeze, hiring & fitting chains & then the hazards of driving in the snow and ice. What a hassle! Instead, enjoy the heated comfort of their modern coaches complete with DVD & toilet (not applicable to all services – toilet stops will be made along the way), as the Alpine trained coach captain safely drives you to the summit of Mt Hotham.

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Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm

This unique Tourist Farm offers the visitor a grand opportunity to feed, touch and learn about these majestic animals with their unique characters and instinctive behavior. Enjoy their gourmet meals, ...delicious desserts, scrumptious Devonshire teas and homemade venison pies at The Red Stag Restaurant. There is always something happening on the Deer Farm: April-July: hear the Stags roar (mating season). September-October: Velvet Season (the Stags growing their new antlers). December-March: Fawns (baby deer) are born. - Fully Licensed & open daily from 10am to 4.00pm 7 days a week. - Evening meals are group bookings only (minimum of 30 people). - Bus Groups, Weddings & Functions fully catered for. - New Feature : "The Vintner's Garden courtyard and Black Run fine wines" Vintner's Garden and Cellar Doors: Sample some of our fine wines from the Cellar Door, or stay a while and enjoy an antipasto platter or full meal from the restaurants selection of yummy delights. In sunny weather you can't go past the Vintner's Garden for a truly pleasurable dining experience. The paved courtyard garden area with shaded tables, central water feature and garden beds make a very relaxing atmosphere. So much so, the Vintners Garden has become a chosen favorite for many a wedding celebration. Function Room: Planning a Wedding, Corporate Dinner, Reunion or Club day activity. The Red Stag Restaurant can fully cater for any occasion (Fully Licensed Restaurant). Weddings in the main dining room. In 2009 the main Dining Room was renovated and extended. The seating has been increased from 80 up to 150 diners, in a comfortable contemporary setting. A Dance Floor with large plasma screen was added and the new open plan windows enhance the surrounding mountain views. The Balcony now has seating for up to 50 people. Deer and Emu Products Gift Shop, Souvenirs: The Red Stag Restaurant has a large range of products and gifts. Among the selection are Deer & Emu derived skin care and natural products, leather and hide goods.Also red stag hard antler mounted on shields 10, 12, 18, points trophy heads ideal for bars, hallways,and main entrances. There is also a large variety of locally grown and produced jams, sauces and epicurean foods. Luxury Accommodation: Pick of two fully self-contained luxury Units complete privacy. Romantic getaway. Refresh your relationship in spirit, soul and body. Readily available is the fully licensed bar and a la carte Red Stag Restaurant. Either cook your own in the privacy of your unit or dine at the restaurant. Each luxury unit sleeps four comprising one king size bed and one sofa bed. Both luxury apartments offer a spacious living area with mountain valley views, close up views of deer and aquatic bird life on the farm.

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Mountain Fresh Trout & Salmon Farm

The Trout and Salmon farm allows visitors to feed the fish and a number of ponds have been set aside where you can catch your own breakfast, lunch or dinner. After making your catch the friendly staff... will clean them ready for the pan. Guided tours of the farm for groups are available but bookings should be made in advance to ensure availablity of the guides. A picnic shelter is available for those wishing to sit & relax and just watch the fishermen try their luck. Bring your salad, catch your fish, cook it on your BBQ and make a day of it. You can also purchase prepared fish products including smoked trout pate, trout sausages, smoked salmon mousse, smoked salmon, smoked trout, as well as fresh salmon and trout. Salmon Farming Salmon are fish which live in both salt and fresh water. In the wild they are born in fresh water streams; they migrate to the ocean where they spend most of their life before swimming back up their birth streams to spawn. In our salmon farming operation salmon fry are raised on our Harrietville farm before shipping to sea pens where they are raised to maturity.

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Cloud 9 Cinema

Cloud9 with its latest digital technology offer’s new releases, ArtHouse titles that include Australian Independent productions and foreign movies offering a broad selection to please every moviegoe...r.

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Bright Electric Bikes

The good news is that for the first time, you’ll be able to cruise the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail on state-of-the-art European designed electric bikes. Ride for longer, explore further and arriv...e at your destination feeling fresher.

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Adventure Guides Australia

ADVENTURE GUIDES AUSTRALIA – MOUNT BUFFALO AND BRIGHT ADVENTURES Adventure Guides Australia is a local Alpine Shire based business that offers a wide range of outdoor adventures - Advertised or B...y Arrangement tourism / recreational adventure activities. We also provide camps and adventures for school groups, families, individuals and corporate teams. Abseiling After a half or full day adventure ranging from beginners to experienced levels? Have a crack at abseiling! Beginners abseiling is for a half day adventure with family or friends. Looking across at the amazing North Wall of Mount Buffalo or the Woolshed Valley in Beechworth. We have varying adventurous abseils building from this including a 40m freefall, 200m multi pitch and tackling the 300m multi pitch full day adventure on the North Wall. We also have kids abseiling for the young ones for 4yr old and up. Abseiling prices start from $49.00 for kids abseiling (two hours) and $110.00 for a half day of beginners abseiling Rock Climbing Wanting a challenge that includes heights and a different challenge to abseiling? Rock climbing will allow you to catch some amazing views and be challenged to your ability! Half and full day rock climbing is available depending on what you want and have time for. Have a play on Mount Buffalo around the different places to learn how to climb. Rock climbing prices start from $110.00 for a half day of climbing at Buffalo or Beechworth White Water Kayaking Want something cool to do in the valley? Then paddling on the Ovens River is the way to go! Have a crack at paddling grade 2 white water rapids on sit on top kayaks or 2 seat inflatables. We can run in Bright or Myrtleford depending on where you are or want to be! White water Kayaking prices start from $130.00 for a half day on the Ovens River at Bright Caving Why not put yourself right out of your comfort zone for some fun? Caving is cool in temperature and fun! Moving through the cave can be physically and/or mentally challenging depending on personal abilities. The cave can be the best place to be on a hot or cold day as the inside temperature doesn’t change much. Caving prices start from $140.00 for advertised half day caving adventures Snow Adventures Looking for a fun activity to do in the snow? Mount Buffalo is the place to be for some tobogganing or cross-country skiing and getting lessons! Adventure Guides Australia trading as Mount Buffalo Ski School is the place to get your last-minute snow gear and toboggan hire (hire skiis off the mountain). Have a cross-country lesson with our experienced telemarking instructor on a beginner mountain in a controlled and safe environment. Ski lessons start from $60.00 for a 1.5 hour lesson Toboggan hire from $15.00 for the day

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Alpine Walking Guides

Alpine Walking Guides offers professional guided and supported day and overnight walks around Mount Feathertop, Falls Creek and Mount Hotham.

Alpine Spirit Coaches

Alpine Spirit Coaches cater for everyone, their friendly team can assist with any tour or transport options from small to large groups, bit or small trips.