THE BEST THINGS TO DO

From sampling our region's fresh produce to immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the High Country, we've curated Bright & Surrounds' most popular things to do to help you plan your escape.

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN BRIGHT

1. Canyon Walk

Stroll along the Ovens River and learn of its gold mining history on the 3km Canyon Walk.

2. Market by the River

Discover local produce and wares at the monthly Make It, Bake It, Grow It Market.

3. Boutique Stores

Spend the day shopping at the boutique stores of Bright’s town centre.

4. River Pool & Splash Park

Go for a swim or a slide at the Bright River Pool and Splash Park.

5. Local Craft Liquors

Have a tasting at the brewery, gin distillery or at a cellar door.

6. Huggins Lookout

Walk the trail to Huggins Lookout for a stunning view over the township of Bright.

7. Rail Trail

Go for a bike ride on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.

8. Mystic Park

Go Mountain Biking or Paragliding at Mystic Park.

9. Picnic With A View

Picnic by the Ovens River with views of Mount Buffalo at the Porepunkah Riverside Park and Playground.

10. Scenic Drives

Go for a scenic drive and explore the surrounding towns of Myrtleford, Harrietville, Mount Beauty and Dinner Plain.

Visit the mosaic trail in Myrtleford

MYRTLEFORD

Take a slice of culture, add two parts wine, a sprinkle of home-cooked goodness and a dollop of Mount Buffalo and this delightful town will feed your soul.

  1. The Gorge Lookout and Chalet, Mount Buffalo
  2. Sullivans Lookout near Mount Beauty
  3. Dannys Lookout, Mount Hotham
  4. Huggins Lookout, Bright
  5. Reform Hill Lookout, Myrtleford
  1. Riverside Pool and Splash Park, Bright
  2. The Dredge Hole, Harrietville
  3. The Pondage, Mount Beauty
  4. Riverside Park, Porepunkah
  5. Lake Catani, Mount Buffalo
  6. Nimmo Bridge, Myrtleford
  7. Lake Buffalo, near Myrtleford
  8. Lake Guy, Bogong Village
  9. Rockpool, Mount Beauty
  10. Mount Beauty Swimming Pool
  1. Gapsted Wines Cellar Door and Restaurant, Gapsted
  2. Ringer Reef Winery, Porepunkah
  3. Billy Button Cellar Doors, Bright and Myrtleford
  4. Michelini Wines, Myrtleford
  5. Feathertop Winery, Porepunkah
  1. Nightingale Alpine Apples and Produce, Wandiligong
  2. Pepo Farms, Pumpkin Seeds and The Artisan Mill, Ovens
  3. Red Stag Deer and Emu Farm and Restaurant, Eurobin
  4. Mountain Fresh Trout and Salmon Farm, Harrietville
  5. Buffalo Berry Farm, Eurobin

HARRIETVILLE

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO

Nestled at the foot of the stunning Mount Feathertop and embraced by tranquil bushland, this breath of fresh air defines the word escape.

Dredge Hole Harrietville
Mountain Biking

MOUNT BEAUTY

A place of fairytales, where locals ski all winter and mountain bike summerlong under the shelter of a truly beautiful mountain. Heaven does exist.

TOP 5 WATERFALLS

  1. Ladies Bath and Eurobin Falls, Mount Buffalo
  2. The Gorge, Mount Buffalo
  3. Fainter Falls, near Mount Beauty
  4. Rollasons Falls, Mount Buffalo
  5. Carmichael Falls, Dinner Plain

TOP 5 SHORT WALKS

  1. Canyon Walk, Bright
  2. Mosaic Trail, Myrtleford
  3. The Gorge Walk, Mount Beauty
  4. Tronoh Dredge Walk, Harrietville
  5. Room With A View, Dinner Plain

DINNER PLAIN

TOP 5 THINGS TO DO

A snow village like nothing else you've seen on earth; an architectural enclave among the snow gums that will take your breath away, come winter or summer.

Tobogganing parent with child

SPOIL YOURSELF WITH OUR FRESH PRODUCE

Billy Button Cellar Door

Billy Button Cellar Door

Pile of our Styrian pumpkins.

Australian Pumpkin Seed Company

Gourmet food gift hamper with popcorn

Alpine Valleys Fine Foods and Hampers

Bright Brewery founder Scott Brandon

Bright Brewery

two hands full of French Black Perigord truffles

Alpine Truffles

Aussie Apple at the Farmers Market

Myrtleford Farmers Market

A LIFE LIVED OUTSIDE