Local Activities & Day Trips

Bright Splash Park

This is a FREE water playground is located right on the edge of the Ovens River and is a wonderful place to take the family – the children will have a ball.  Cafe’s and the Bright Brewery are close by so you can enjoy a cold drink, milkshake or have a bite to eat.

Bright Rotary Waterslide

The slide is open in the afternoons during the Summer holidays and weekends until March.


The rivers are famous for their trout and you can fish these from September to June, just make sure you’ve got a Victorian Fishing Recreation Licence (you can get one in town if you don’t). You can also try your hand at fly fishing – tours are available with local experts.

Bright Chocolate Factory

Why not go on at our of the factory and see how chocolate is made or pop in an grab a sweet treat to take home!


Get pampered at Cheeky Bits Beauty Boutique and Glow Bright Spa & Beauty.

Go to the movies

Bright has it’s own boutique cinema ‘Cloud 9’ offering all the latest movies and a luxurious movie experience

Harriettville Trout Farm

The kids will love feeding the fish and you can also catch a fish have it cleaned and take it home for your tea! Entry is Free!

Wandiligong Maze

Lose yourself in the magical Wandiligong Maze which is Australia’s largest living hedge maze. This maze is lots of fun for kids and adults alike.

Deer Farm | The Red Stag | Eurobin

With FREE entry, take the kids along to feed the deer along with other farm animals for a fun trip out. The farm also has a great restaurant with amazing views of Mt Buffalo and the surrounding valley.


A beautiful historic gold rush town with a well-renowned bakery, honey, brewery and filled with fabulous shops to wander around.


Visit the region famous for cheese, bread, and wine. You won’t want to miss stopping off and taste testing the local produce here.

Mt Beauty

A beautiful small town located at the base of Mt Bogong. There are many beautiful walks and rides to do around town. A visit to the ice cream shop is a must too!


Walking, riding, fishing, gold panning, berry and lavender farms, Harrietville has something for everyone.


Walk around and explore the historic Chinese gold digging sites. Get lost at the local maze, stock up on local produce at the apple and nut farms and stop for a meal at the award-winning Wandi Pub.