Great Alpine Road Visitor Guide

PAGE 32 I THE GREAT ALPINE ROAD VISITOR GUIDE BRIGHT You’ll find the perfect accommodation in Bright for exploring all the wonders of the region. PHOTO: Visit Victoria Plenty of reasons to stay to be to wind down with a cool drink in the beer garden and live music every weekend. EUROPEAN STYLING Bright Chalet is a family run business offering guests motel style accommodation in a unique European style chalet, right in the heart of the Victorian Alpine High Country. Guests looking to remain on site can enjoy the swimming pool, or bikes are available to get out and about and explore the town. The Bright Chalet team is happy to assist in organising offsite activities such as winery and bicycle tours, canoeing and rafting trips for guests. A mini bus can take groups of up to 12 on tours of discovery. With its restaurant, Bright Chalet is an ideal function venue for conferences and weddings. BY THE CREEK Set on Morse’s Creek and nestled between lush national parks and quaint country towns, NRMA Bright Holiday Park is your getaway to Victoria’s High Country. The park offers a range of accommodation types including dorm-style lodges perfect for groups, self-contained one and two-bedroom cabins, spa cabins and villas overlooking the creek as well as en suite, powered and unpowered sites for camping and caravanning. Guests have access to excellent facilities including a swimming pool and spa, mini golf, children’s playground, camp kitchen, barbecue areas, free wi-fi and amenities. If you’re looking for some refreshing family fun while in Bright, the local splash park is a must. Located walking distance from the park, it’s a great spot to cool off in the warmer months. The park’s charming natural setting is a haven for nature lovers. Surrounded by rivers, you’re always nearby a fantastic spot to get out on the water to canoe, kayak, swim or just spend your day floating down the river. With the perfect conditions for fishing, cast a line into the Ovens or Buckland river systems and relax while the fish bite. If you’re looking to breathe in the fresh mountain air, Mount Buffalo National Park and the Alpine National Park are an easy drive from the park. Follow the bush walking trails and discover the stunning alpine landscapes including mountain peaks, tumbling waterfalls, snow gums and wildflowers or cycle the famous Queen Victoria Loop. As a popular destination all year round, Bright offers a variety of accommodation options to suit every need and budget, whether you are looking to simply lay your head down after a full day’s exploration and adventure or seeking all the comforts of a luxury complex. GRAB A BITE Set in the heart of town, the Alpine Hotel Bright offers clean and comfortable budget accommodation within walking distance of all local amenities and the Ovens River. Built in the glory days of the goldrush, today the Alpine Hotel Bright combines the charm of its rich history with modern facilities and state of the art entertainment systems. Open for lunch and dinner seven days a week, it is the place