Think you can’t afford a getaway to the Victorian ski fields? Stay off-mountain, save & enjoy! There’s nothing quite like a snow holiday with the kids or friends, but it can be hard on the family budget. By the time you have arranged your ski gear, equipment hire, lift tickets, ski lessons, resort entry, and… Continue reading HOT TIPS for an Affordable Snow Holiday!
Most of us know Harrietville as a peaceful little mountain village nestled at the foot of Mount Hotham, a favourite hideout for outdoor enthusiasts. Well, you are not wrong, but there’s more to discover about this quaint little town. For those of you that remember the hair-raising dirt road that led to Mount Hotham, it’s… Continue reading What to do in Harrietville – Town Highlight
Wandi, as it is affectionately known by all the locals, is an absolute must see during any visit to Victoria’s High Country. To understand some of what makes it so special, here is a speedy 30 second history lesson. The area surged to popularity when gold was discovered in 1856 to 1858 and the township… Continue reading What to do in Wandi – Town Highlight
We know there’s a lot to organize when planning a family holiday. So, we want to help make it a little easier by sharing some of the fabulous foodie services now available in Bright, all designed to do some of the hard work for you & add a little slice of luxury. Instead of queuing… Continue reading A Guide to all your Food Provisions, Picnics, Platters and more
Located on the picturesque Great Alpine Road between Porepunkah and Harrietville, Bright is a Victorian tourist hotspot, and is especially popular with those who love outdoor adventures. If you are considering a family getaway to Bright, things to do that are family-friendly is likely very high on your priority list. If you want to get… Continue reading The Best Walking Tracks for Families Around Bright
While Bright might be famous for its stunning scenery and abundance of outdoor activities, this beautiful town located in the heart of Victoria’s Alpine Valley also provides the perfect opportunity for a weekend dedicated to world-class wining and dining. If you want to sample your way through the best local produce and boutique beverages the… Continue reading Itinerary for a Wining and Dining Weekend in Bright
After a long, cold Winter there’s nothing better than planning a fun-filled Spring weekend away in the beautiful Alpine region of Victoria. Bright is a thriving country haven, ready to welcome visitors with sun-drenched days, stunning scenery and fabulous activities for the whole family. For outstanding Bright accommodation, Victorians rely on Alpine Valley Getaways. With… Continue reading Festivals and Events in Bright & Surrounds – Spring 2021
We miss you! But we know we have to wait for the next great getaway, the next family escape, the world to get back to normal. Let’s keep the love alive and share your holidays to Bright & Surrounds with us.Give us your fave memories to fake it till we make it. Dig out your beautiful… Continue reading Share your Alpine Valley memories to score a $150 voucher!
Lower deposit required for new direct bookings If you’re looking for an excuse to make plans and direct your thoughts to the future, our heavily reduced deposit for all new holiday accommodation bookings in Bright and Surrounds could do the trick! To make it easier for you to plan for life after the current travel restrictions… Continue reading Book Your Dream Holiday with our Lowest Deposit Ever
Brighter Days patrons staying in the picturesque town of Harrietville will be able to access an hourly bus service to nearby Bright on the weekend of the popular festival. Harrietville, approximately 20 minutes from Bright on the Great Alpine Road, is the epitome of country charm, offering two popular pubs, cafes, a bakery, and a great selection of… Continue reading Brighter Days Confirms Hourly Bus Service between Harrietville to Bright
Reed & Co Distillery Bar and Restaurant Take a former mechanics workshop, decades old and nearing the end of its working life. Add in two chefs with a passion for new flavours and delicious, local produce. Mix in a taste for gin, and a close relationship with a coffee roaster and bakery business. Stir thoroughly, and you’ve… Continue reading FOOD AND DRINK SCENE: The Spirit driving Bright’s new gin bar