and snow on the surrounding mountains make Bright a popular winter holiday
destination. From here you can have a choice of which mountain you want to ski,
board or just enjoy the pleasures of a warm crackling fire.
Spring is when the
rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, dogwoods and magnolias burst into bloom,
bringing locals and tourists into Bright for the big Springtime in Bright
In the warmth of the summer days, families and friends flock to the
parks and river for picnics, barbeques and swimming. Other activities include
fishing, paragliding, hang gliding, canoeing, rafting, cycling and 4WD.
There is so much to see and
do in Bright and the surrounding region, from the walks or stroll along the Ovens River, enjoying the spring and
autumn festivals, exploring the High Country, enjoying the challenge of microlighting and hang gliding, bike riding along the Rail Trail, gold panning
in the Ovens, visiting the nearby historical towns of Wandiligong, Beechworth,
Yackandandah and Eldorado, enjoying the local wines, nuts, cheeses and olives
from Milawa, and enjoying the bushwalking and ski areas of Mount Buffalo, Mount
Hotham and Falls Creek, just to name a few.
Check our our listing for
and Wandiligong accommodation.
In addition to our listed online travel guide information, contact the local
tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions, tours, local
maps and other information.