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Visit Bright, Victoria

Perfectly nestled in the valleys of North East Victoria, Bright is an easy location for visitors from all around who find their way to our colourful town. With a rich history of mining there is plenty to learn with information plaques scattered along many of our local walks and an array of information provided in the Bright Library.

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Bright is located approximately 3.5 hours’ drive from Melbourne and about 7 hours from Sydney. 

There is always a good excuse to visit Bright, from skiing and adventure sports in the cooler months to fishing and over 20+ Cellar Door experiences in summer, you’ll love everything Bright has to offer.

With the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail at our doorstep, cycling plays a large part in Bright's personality. With many cycling events held throughout the year, Bright is a popular cycling destination. If you're not so much into competing, why not take a leisurely ride along the Rail Trail to visit some of our many cafes, wineries and farms.

Bright is a major gateway to alpine scenery and has a variety of native birds and animals. Known for its Autumn fall, Morses Creek and the Ovens River have adjoining tracks for short or long walks. It also has some great produce farms and wineries, known for quality and taste! 

Things To Do in Bright, Victoria

Skiing, Snowboarding & Snow Play
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Skiing, Snowboarding & Snow Play

The state's best snow sport areas are just a short drive from Bright.

Regular bus transfers can take you to Mt Hotham, or Dinner Plain and have you on the slopes in no time!
Cycling
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Cycling

This area is renowned amongst cyclists for its knockout scenery and the bike trails that accommodate professionals, enthusiasts, families and everyone in between.

Cycle friendly businesses and tour operators make exploring Victoria's High Country on a bicycle the perfect way to experience the area.
Adventure Sports
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Adventure Sports

Horse riding, 4WD & dirt biking, rock climbing, caving, kayaking, paragliding, hang-gliding & scenic flight experiences await adventurous travellers.

If you are seeking an action-packed holiday, Bright is where you will find it!
Rivers, Lakes & Waterfalls
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Rivers, Lakes & Waterfalls

The nearby Ovens River, Buckland River and Morse's Creek offer pristine locations to enjoy your favourite water activities.

Go fishing, kayaking, swimming, wildlife watching or simply enjoy a relaxing picnic along the bank and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the area.
Relax & Unwind
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Relax & Unwind

Stay centred on your visit to Bright with a class at one of the local yoga studios.

And, to make sure you return from your holiday relaxed and refreshed, why not book in a pamper session at one of the area's many day spas or massage centres?