Bright In Autumn Tour

Tour Length

8 Days / 7 Nights 


12th – 19th May 2021


Luxury Coach


From $1668*

About the Bright In Autumn Tour

Take in the picturesque scenery of Victoria’s High Country and see Bright’s famous colourful avenues of huge deciduous trees – oaks, elms, poplars and Japanese maples. Visit the historical town of Beechworth, feed deers, emus and ostriches, experience the incredible natural beauty of Mt Buffalo National Park, indulge in delicious cheese, chutneys and wine in the Milawa gourmet region or try your hand at catching a fish at Mountain Fresh Trout Farm.

  • Luxury Coach Travel
  • 7 nights Quality Accommodation
  • 7 Breakfasts (B)
  • 5 Morning Teas (MT)
  • 4 Lunches (L)
  • 7 Dinners (D)

DAY 1: Wednesday 12 May 2021 (MT, D)
We will travel south today with a stop for morning tea and lunch (at own expense) along the way. After lunch we will head to the vibrant regional centre of Wagga Wagga in the heart of the Riverina for our overnight accommodation.
Accommodation: Mercure, Wagga Wagga

DAY 2: Thursday 13 May 2021 (B, MT, L, D)
After a warming breakfast this morning we travel to Junee and visit the Licorice and Chocolate Factory for a guided tour showing the production of licorice & chocolates. After morning tea here and perhaps a little shopping we continue via the beautiful town of Albury for a lovely lunch on the banks of the Murray River at Riverdeck Café located within the picturesque Noreuil Park.
Our afternoon drive is incredibly scenic as we make our way
through the mountains and colorful avenues of huge deciduous
trees to the picturesque village of Bright.
Accommodation: Ovens Valley Motor Inn, Bright

DAY 3: Friday 14 May 2021 (B, D)
We visit the Bright Museum for an informative presentation andtour. We then enjoy a town tour of Bright before continuing to the historic village of Wandiligong and visit to Nightingales Apple Orchard. Its then back to Bright for free time where you have the chance to purchase lunch at one of the many excellent cafes, enjoy the lovely shops or a stroll in the park. This afternoon we visit Mt Buffalo National Park, where alpine tourism was born
in 1910. As we make our way up the scenic mountain we drive past waterfalls, lyre birds, wallabies and amazing rock formations nestled among mountain ash and snow gums. Wander the gardens of the historic Mt Buffalo Chalet, take a bush walk or relax. From the look out, on a clear day you can see to Mt Kosciusko. Dinner tonight is served in the motel restaurant.
Accommodation: Ovens Valley Motor Inn, Bright

DAY 4: Saturday 15 May 2021 (B, D)
After breakfast we travel through the hills to Beechworth for a town tour before being set free to enjoy the other experiences in town. You may choose to visit the Bourke Museum or the entire Beechworth Historic Precinct incorporating the Court House, Telegraph Station, Chinese Cultural Centre & a 20 minutes film about Beechworth shown at the Visitors Centre every half hour. It is then time to explore the gorgeous shops and cafes. You may like to eat lunch at the famous Beechworth Bakery. After lunch we visit the Beechworth Honey Experience before making our way to Yackandandah, a quaint town with gorgeous galleries. Dinner tonight is served in the motel restaurant.
Accommodation: Ovens Valley Motor Inn, Bright

DAY 5: Sunday 16 May 2021 (B, L, D)
This morning we visit the Australian Pumpkin Seed Company to sample the products and learn about these speciality seeds. Next we enjoy free time in Myrtleford, a chance for a coffee, shopping or a river walk. We then head to the Red Stag Deer Farm for lunch and a talk. Take the opportunity to walk around the farm and have a chat to the animals. This afternoon we visit the Milawa gourmet region, where we stop at Milawa Cheese Factory to enjoy a talk & tasting of their award winning products. We pop into Milawa Mustard and the olive shop. On our way home we visit Gapsted Winery for a tasting while enjoying the most spectacular views of the valley. Dinner tonight is served in the motel restaurant.
Accommodation: Ovens Valley Motor Inn, Bright

DAY 6: Monday 17 May 2021 (B, MT, L, D)
On arriving in Harrietville this morning we visit Lavender Hue for beautiful Devonshire tea including a lavender scone. Our charismatic host Verona will entertain you with stories of the working farm and its beginnings. We visit the Harrietville dredge hole, once a working dredge now a tranquil lake, then enjoy a picnic in Pioneer Park. It is then on to the Mountain Fresh Trout Farm where you will learn a thing or two about fishing, you have the option to catch your own fish and we will cook it for dinner tonight. This afternoon we enjoy free time in Bright. Visit the Bright Brewery for a beer tasting, check out the Gin Distillery, Billy Button Cellar Door with a selection of French Cheese’s or browse the delightful shops. Tonight we enjoy our farewell dinner including that delicious fresh trout we caught today.
Accommodation: Ovens Valley Motor Inn, Bright

DAY 7: Tuesday 18 May 2021 (B, MT, L, D)
This morning we wave good bye to Bright and travel north stopping on route for morning tea before visiting the historicvillage of Bowning for lunch, home of the rustic Rollonin Café. Set in a ‘Slab Hut’ designed and built to replicate local buildings from the 1800’s, the Rollonin Cafe offers an authentic country experience. This afternoon we continue through to Goulburn, otherwise known as Australia’s first inland city. Here we enjoy a guided tour of the area, seeing the sites of Goulburn, revealing the history – or local tale behind the many landmarks throughout the city.
Accommodation: Mercure Goulburn, Goulburn

DAY 8: Wednesday 19 May 2021 (B, MT)
Our last day today of our holiday will see us heading home stopping briefly for morning tea before arriving back early afternoon.

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Single (Limited)

$2178 p/p

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