Every Season - Every Reason
Bright, located in Victoria's Great Alpine Valleys makes an ideal holiday destination. In autumn, Bright’s famous avenues of huge deciduous trees – oaks, elms, poplars and Japanese maples – many of which are now more than 70 years old, paint the town red, orange, gold and yellow. In winter, Bright Victoria is ideal for your winter holiday, staying at a central location providing the opportunity to try out all three of the Victorian Ski fields, Falls Creek, Mount Hotham and Dinner Plain.
Bright Victoria offers a large range of accommodation options to suit all budgets, from luxury cottages to budget backpacker lodges. Within the bustling township of Bright there are numerous great restaurants and cafes, local boutiques and antique shops as well as ski hire / purchase venues. Don't forget the local Bright pub for a great night out with the friendly locals. Bright is a great family holiday destination with a huge range of activities on offer.
Bright’s first settlers arrived after the exploration of Hume and Hovell in 1824, and the cattlemen began summer grazing their beasts in the High Country in the middle of the 19th century. The gold rush hit about the same time, with the nearby Buckland Valley producing rich finds. A new railway line was opened to Bright in 1890, and now forms part of the 98-kilometre Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail bike path.
Bright, an ideal holiday destination all year round, caters for couples looking for a romantic getaway through to families and groups looking for a great holiday break destination. Visit Bright in Victoria's Great Alpine Valleys any time of the year to experience the wonderful seasons; winter, summer, autumn and spring. Not just an ideal central base for your ski holiday but a wonderful all year round holiday destination.