Bright is a small town in the Victorian High Country that’s known for its picturesque mountain landscape that makes it a popular destination all year round.

Those visiting in the winter can hit the ski slopes, while in the summer, the cross country skiing routes turn into excellent mountain biking tracks.

Things to Do in Bright

Whether you’re a fan of the outdoors or not, you’ll find there are plenty of things to do in Bright, Victoria.

Go Mountain Biking in Mystic Mountain Bike Park

Mystic Park is what Bright is all about. It’s a community-run bike park, set in the midst of an active plantation. It’s considered to have some of the best mountain biking runs in Australia.

Admire the Views at Huggins Lookout

The walk is a 1.5km out and back walk from Deacon Avenue and Zivan Court up the steep side of the valley, which then ends at the Huggins Lookout post.

Get Wet at Bright Splash Park

The park is a playground with pipes and old gold dredge buckets dumping water on those waiting below. Surrounding the area are a few water cannons to really up the fun.

Walk the Bright Canyon Walk

The Bright Canyon Walk is a 3km loop hike that takes you along the Ovens River and through a scenic gorge, known as Bright Canyon.

Visit the Wineries and Distilleries

The Ringers Reef Winery is one of the best places to sample local wines. It was founded in the late 1800s by a gold specimen. Today, the area is less about mining gold and more about producing wine.

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