Adventure

The adventurous are well catered for with plenty of walking and hiking trails, mountain bike tracks to rival some of the best in Victoria. In Winter, Bright is the ideal destination to experience Victoria’s premier ski resorts. Cyclists are spoilt for choice with some of Victoria’s most epic rides and training routes.

Here’s just a few of what is on the menu.

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES

Snow Adventure – Snow Stuff Adventure Parks are located at Hotham, Falls Creek and Dinner Plain. Click here for more details www.snowstuffpark.com.au

Adventure Guides Australia Small group tour guides offering hiking, abseiling and caving tours at Mt Buffalo & hiking Mt Feathertop Phone 0419 280 614 Websites www.adventureguidesaustralia.com.au 

High Country Tours Mini bus tour operater offering tailored or set winery tours, hiking tours and group High Country and ski resort transfers. Phone 0418 844 212 Website www.highcountrytours.com.au

Sticks and Stones Adventure  Connect with the Outdoors.  Small group tours for those who don’t like crowds. Immerse yourself in nature with some exclusive locations whilst enjoying  some amazing local produce, wines and beer.  www.sticksandstonesadventures.com.au

Hedonistic Hiking Gourmet walking & hiking tours melding the best local food & wine with breathtaking walks throughout the region. Phone 03 5755 2307 Website www.hedonistichiking.com.au/australian-tours

Alpine Paragliding and Active Flight Paragliding – Experience Bright from above on a tandem hang gliding session or learn the art yourself. Websites  www.activeflight.com.au and www.alpineparagliding.com

Dinner Plain Trail Rides. Guided horse rides for beginners to advanced around the beautiful High Country of Dinner Plain. Summer and winter packages available. Phone 1300 855 907 Website www.highcountryhorserides.com.au

High Country Bike Adventures Bike Riding Holidays, Cycling Tours and Pedal to Produce, North East Victoria Phone 0417 384 664 Website www.highcountrybikeadventures.com.au

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES

BRIGHT COUNTRY GOLF CLUB
Our local course has a picturesque 18 hole course with some of the best views in the country. Clubs and buggies can be hired at the club rooms. Regular tournaments are held throughout the year and competition golf is played most days of the week. The course is located on the Back Porepunkah Road between Bright and Porepunkah. Visitors are most welcome. Ph: 03 5755 1773

BRIGHT TENNIS CLUB
The tennis club has four modgrass courts in Coronation Ave and these are available for hire. Court hire and racquet hire is arranged through the Alpine Visitor Information Centre in Bright. Social tennis at various times is open to visitors. Ph: 03 5755 2011

BRIGHT CROQUET CLUB
The croquet club is located very near the town centre off Burke St and visitors are most welcome. Mondays Association croquet is played, Wednesdays Aussie Croquet, and Thursdays Golf Croquet. All start at 9.30am. Phone 03 5756 2357 or 03 5750 1812

BRIGHT BOWLS CLUB
You will find the bowls club in Churchill Ave. It has a great club rooms and visitors are most welcome. An end of year annual tournament in late December is open to visitors as well as other days throughout the year. Social Mixed bowls is played each Tuesday and Sunday. Your name needs to be in by 12.30 on the day. Ph: 03 5755 1236

SQUASH COURTS AND GYMNASIUM
Squash courts and a gymnasium are located with the indoor swimming pool at the Bright Sports Centre in Gavan St (Gt Alpine Rd)

PILATES
Pilates is a form of exercise developed by Joseph Pilates in the mid 1900’s that focuses on balancing the body through core strength, flexibility and better movement awareness. Pilates addresses the entire body as a whole system – building strength, balance, flexibility and a keen sense of body awareness. Regular Pilates will help correct any asymmetries and weaknesses, thereby minimising injuries and degenerative wear and tear on joints. Click here to arrange a session. Website www.mountainpilates.com.au