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TOP NEW EXPERIENCES TO TRY ON YOUR NEXT HOLIDAY IN BRIGHT

Aussies are now taking every opportunity to get away for a quick holiday and explore their own backyard, so regional hidden gems like Bright are no longer the well-kept secret they once were. The secret is well and truly out and Bright and surrounding townships are seeing visitors all year around, attracting return holiday makers and new visitors, keen to discover what the Victorian High Country has on offer. 

Lucky for you, and us, Bright has plenty going on all year around, and if there...

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what's on in Bright 2021

WHAT'S COMING UP IN 2021:

Things are well underway in Bright with more visitors than ever eager to getaway, relax, unwind, let go of 2020 and just get back to enjoying all the good things in life.

We’re very excited to see some of our favourite festivals and events back on the calendar, kicking off the new year with the Alpine Classic in late January and the Adventure Travel Film Festival early February.  If you’ve been thinking this year is the year to get adventurous and try something new, then don’t miss the...

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Win a $150 voucher with Alpine Valley Getaways

Share your Alpine Valley memories to score a $150 voucher!

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.
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Tag us on FACEBOOK or INSTAGRAM and let us know what you’re looking forward to when you get back ❤️ 

We’re going to give away a $150 accommodation voucher at the end of every month that we...

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Visit Bright Victoria this Autumn

What’s On In Bright and Surrounds this Autumn

While the staggeringly beautiful colours of Autumn are a prime reason to visit Bright in the coming months, there’s a diverse array of local celebrations and events that are also worth your attention. 

Whether it’s the adrenalin-inducing thrill of watching skilled mountain bikers plunge vertically down a mountain; the inspiring open gardens of the Bright Autumn Festival; the sheer comic genius of Ginger and Tonic at the Bright Cabaret Festival; or the delicious foods and generous hospitality...

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Down A Rock From a High Place: ABSEILING Mount Buffalo

A fear of heights may not be the best phobia to have before taking on an abseiling experience.  

The desire to beat this fear was what brought me to the stunning granite outcrops and cliff faces that adorn Mount Buffalo, just 45 minutes from Bright. 

Another was the knowledge that this abseiling experience was being conducted by Tim Shaw from Bright Adventure Company. I’d met Tim a few times previously, and my impression of him had been a friendly, easy going, experienced and imminently ...

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Wedding and event venue Bright Victoria

EVENT AND WEDDING VENUES in and near Bright 

With its stunning Alpine backdrop, delicious food and wine scene and close proximity to Melbourne, Bright is the perfect location for your wedding, corporate event or special family gathering. 

To help with your planning, we’ve uncovered a wide range of venues to hold your special gathering.  

Whether it’s a formal corporate event, a family gathering celebrating an anniversary or birthday, or a wedding, Bright and the surrounding towns of Wandiligong, Freeburgh, Harrietville, Harrietville...

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Skiing at Mount Hotham in Spring

Why you should consider SKIING IN SEPTEMBER

If you think skiing is best in winter, think again – a decent snow base, bright sunny days and fewer people can mean spring is the better time to take your skiing holiday. 

While snow falls and depths are hard to predict, what’s for certain is if there’s good snow coverage at Falls Creek or Mount Hotham in September – and that’s not uncommon - it’s a great time to be out on the slopes. 

For one, there's generally fewer people at the ski fields in September, which means you’ll have shorter...

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Cycling holiday in Bright Victoria

CYCLIST-FRIENDLY ACCOMMODATION in Bright

Cyclists – spring is the ideal time to saddle up for a cycling adventure in Bright, Australia’s premier biking destination.

Warm, mild days followed by crisp mornings and evenings make for ideal riding conditions, and you’ll avoid the busier summer periods, particularly in terms of traffic.   

Whether it’s tackling one of the country’s most challenging mountain ascents of Mount Hotham, Falls Creek or Mount Buffalo, taking on the downhill thrills of fast single-track descents in Bright’s...

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Affordable ski holidays at Mount Hotham

HOT TIPS for an Affordable Snow Holiday!

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 everything else... there can be little left for the most important part - your snow accommodation!  

Off mountain accommodation may be your golden ticket to an unforgettable ski holiday, on the snow and exploring the beautiful Alpine Valleys.

As locals we have a few tricks up...

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Villa Gusto Private Estate holiday accommodation near Bright

Reserve your own PRIVATE ESTATE near Bright

For the first time the iconic Villa Gusto Private Estate can be exclusively yours.

Imagine having this delightful seven room Estate just for your group - your family, your friends. The people you want to experience the Valleys with, and the quiet moments of the Villa under the stars.

Villa Gusto, luxury accommodation near Bright, offers all of the decadent amenities your group could dream of, for any memorable destination celebration. Corporate retreats and weddings are also welcome!

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