Day Trips

Looking for a day trip on your visit to Bright? Check out our equally welcoming and picturesque neighbour towns, villages and national parks:

Buckland Valley

The Buckland Valley

A few minutes’ drive from Bright, this is the beautiful valley of the Buckland River. Nestled at the base of Mount Buffalo the valley is dotted with dairy and alpaca farms, vineyards, nut groves and orchards, as well as some of the best boutique accommodation in the North East.

Mt Buffalo National Park

Incredible views, peaceful nature walks and adrenalin-charged adventures, Mount Buffalo is the crown jewel of Victoria’s High Country, only a short distance from Bright.


Harrietville is a former gold-mining town which is particularly attractive in Autumn when the blazing colours of its large variety of deciduous trees creates a spectacular display.

Mt Beauty

Mount Beauty is located in Victoria’s high country, at the southern end of the picturesque Kiewa Valley and at the base of the state’s highest mountain, Mount Bogong.


Reap the benefits of the rich alluvial flats that surround Myrtleford and sustain vineyards, vegetables, berries and nuts, olives and beef. Cruise along the easy bike paths to farm gates and fill your baskets with whatever’s just been picked or produced.

King Valley

From the gourmet epicentre of the Milawa Gourmet Region to the cascading waterfalls and untouched mountainous ranges in the upper King Valley – you will feel invigorated, with mouth watering memories and new friends when you leave the King Valley.

For more information head to Visit Bright

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