The well known and much loved township of Bright is nestled right in the heart of the Alpine Valleys in North East Victoria. A popular holiday destination all year round, Bright is known for its spectacular seasons, autumn leaves, sparkling riverside parks, easy access to the Alpine High Country and a wide variety of festivals and events. Explore here to find what Bright has to offer plus a list of our Bright accommodation. Alpine Valley Getaways has accommodation in Bright, Wandiligong, Harrietville and Porepunkah, so if you are on the hunt for the perfect holiday home, get in touch so we can help you out.
Bright is the heart of the Alpine Valley
Bright is Victoria’s premier holiday destination, offering a vast range of activities and experiences for all ages.
For a fun family holiday, Bright has lots of things to do – from walking or cycling along the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, cooling off at the Splash Park, enjoying a movie at the cinema, or just enjoying a meal at one of the many cafes or restaurants.
The adventurous are well catered for with plenty of walking and hiking trails, mountain bike tracks at Mystic Mountain to rival some of the best in Australia and the opportunity to head into the skies on a paragliding flight.
In Winter, Bright is the ideal affordable ski holiday destination to experience Victoria’s premier ski resorts. Situated central to both Mt Hotham and Falls Creek, you can explore both mountains easily for days of snowboarding, skiing or family fun building snowmen or tobogganing. For accommodation near Mt Hothem and Falls Creek without the exorbitant costs of staying in the resorts we can offer a huge variety of holiday homes from luxury accommodation to budget alternatives.
Keen cyclists are spoilt for choice with some of Victoria’s most epic rides and training routes, and is the perfect base for tackling the annual Seven Peaks challenge.
In Summer, the Ovens River offers a safe haven for littlies and big kids alike to cool down, dive in, float down or slide and splash while mum and dad relax on its banks. Find your own little quiet spot to dip your toes in or build the ultimate rock pool for the kids to play.
Enhance Your Alpine Valley Adventures
If you are visiting Bright, why not add a few days in one of the surrounding towns so you can really soak up the best that the region has to offer. Just 6km north west of Bright you will find picturesque Porepunkah. Surrounded by forests and scenic mountain ranges, Porepunkah is the ideal spot to stay for those who want to explore the beauty of Mount Buffalo.
At the base of Mount Hotham and only 25km from Bright, Harrietville is a family-friendly destination that is full of charm and character, and is the perfect base from which to explore the Alps. Take the short but scenic drive to Wandiligong and immerse yourself in this historic little town, filled with beautiful heritage buildings, walking trails and the famous Wandi pub.
Alpine Valley Getaways offers a wide array of boutique properties throughout the whole region, so if you are looking for the ideal accommodation from which you can explore the area, ask us about our Porepunkah, Harrietville or Wandiligong accommodation options today.