Tewksbury Lodge is a fully self-contained craftsman built log cabin, set amidst two acres of picturesque secluded gardens, just six minutes drive from Bright.
The Lodge features absolute Ovens River frontage, glorious views of Mount Buffalo and is adjacent to the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail for your walking and cycling pleasure.
Tewksbury Lodge offers all the facilities and amenities you would expect to find in a multi award winning lodge. The kitchen is fully equipped. For longer stays the lodge has its own laundry facilities. There are two bedrooms, each having a queen bed and one having an additional single. The Lodge makes the perfect spot for a couple or two couples travelling together or families.
The region offers unlimited access to outdoor and nature based activities, fine dining and local wineries.
The lodge is within walking distance to local amenities and attractions. These attractions range from Murray to Mountains Rail Trail to Wineries and Skiing.
Other attractions within a short drive are Fine dining restaurants, Shopping precinct, Golf course, Mount Buffalo National Park, Microlight Scenic Flights, Helicopter Flights, Tandem Paragliding, four wheel drive exploring in style and fishing in numerous rivers and streams.
Within one hours drive to is the ski resorts such as Falls Creek, Mount Hotham and Mount Buffalo.
For that special place with a difference simply contact Tewksbury Lodge by calling, emailing or visiting the website.
Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park is an award winning park and is conveniently situated on the Great Alpine Road, only three minutes before the beautiful township of Bright and backs onto the majestic Ovens River.
As a Top Tourist Park, pet dogs are welcome and the Holiday Park has great walking and bike riding tracks adjoining it, one of these is the famous Murray to Mountains Rail Trail.
The park features two solar heated pools with a shaded water park for the little ones, also a large camp kitchen, barbecues, games room and kids playground. Accommodation ranges from powered sites to well maintained cabins and two houses that sleep up to 12 people.
Whether you want to sit and relax under the shady trees, fish or stroll along the river, there is something for all ages. For further information please contact Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park or view their website.
From the road, The Kilns two old tobacco kilns and a large concrete shed are architectural sensations that capture the best of the Ovens Valley.
Cavedon's and Chinamen's Kilnhouse are at once simple, sophisticated, contemporary and luxurious. Utilising the original kilns built on the farm, each house boasts soaring ceilings in the lounge areas, floor to ceiling windows, polished concrete floors and contemporary fittings.
The Sorting Shed is impressive in both size and ultimate luxury, this two storey design even has its own sauna.
At the Kilns your every whim is catered for, whether it is wood fires, heated floors and a drying cabinet for ski gear in winter, or ceiling fans and air conditioning in summer.
Kitchens are stocked with the best brands in gadgets, crockery and cutlery and gourmet tea and coffee awaits your arrival. There are complimentary Chapelli Commuter bikes in the garage for the active types; games, DVD's and gorgeous magazines for those who want to chill out; and wireless for those who still need to keep in touch.
Aseop beauty products, king size beds and beautiful linen ensure a comfortable stay.
Outdoor living spaces enjoy brilliant views of the farm and stunning scenery....
Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat is a stunning rural retreat. It's the perfect choice for a romantic escape, anniversary, special occasion or a longer stay, as our only guests you will receive a very special holiday experience.
This unique cottage sits at the top of our 50 acre farm, overlooking the olive grove. The property borders the Mount Buffalo National Park and is home to kangaroos, wombats, possums and an amazing mix of native bird life including rosellas, wrens, robins, parrots and Wedge Tail Eagles.
Along with relaxing on the deck or sitting by the pool enjoying the glorious views of the Ovens Valley and the Victorian Alps, you can stroll through the olive grove or walk around the property boundary taking in the breathtaking views.
You can also wander over to our farm gate to taste our award winning Extra Virgin Olive Oil, table olives and our range of products hand-crafted from the fantastic local produce.
Nestled into the foot of Mount Buffalo, Karoonda Olive Grove Retreat is central to the popular tourist attractions in Victoria's North East including Bright and surrounds, an area famous for its regional produce, gourmet food and exquisite wine.
A 30 minute drive will take you to the top of the Mount Buffalo Plateau and one of the most stunning National Parks in Australia. Explore magnificent Mount Buffalo in your car and on foot. Take a dip in Lake Catani, climb the Horn, enjoy the spectacular scenery and amazing waterfalls.
For the more energetic, bring your bicycle and ride the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail and cycle into Bright or Myrtleford and beyond. The serious cyclist can ride the Mount Buffalo Ascent to the historic Chalet.
The cottage is ideal for a couple and can accommodate up to four people.
Annie's Garden Retreat is located on a large secluded property, with views of Mount Buffalo and surrounded with magnificent gardens.
It is ideal for a big family getaway with areas for children to sleep, watch television and play with climbing fort, swings and slide. There is the parents' retreat as an addition if you require more space with lounge, extra beds, television and ensuite.
The kitchen is Blackwood timber and designed to meet all the needs for cooking for a tribe. It has great bench space so you can cook up a feast. With an electric wall oven, hotplates and lots of kitchen essentials including fry pans, rice cooker, electric hand beater, milkshake maker, juicer, cake tins and recipes and more.
Five large bedrooms, large lounge with bar, bar fridge, dining table, two lounges, 50 inch television with surround sound, DVD and pool table. Plus rumpus room with television, DVD player with beds.
The large decked verandas for outdoor entertaining are accessed through sliding doors in most rooms throughout the house, giving stunning views of Buffalo, the garden and access to the pool.
The house is not seen until entering the driveway with ample car parking....
Feathertop Château is breathtakingly beautiful. Situated one hour drive from the snow fields of Falls Creek and Mt Hotham and a short helicopter flight from Melbourne, this luxury estate provides its guests with a bespoke winery experience and the chance to become their very own local wine makers!
Open space and light create a unique connection with the dramatic external environment while offering appointments of the highest quality. The home offers an unparalleled convergence of luxury and nature, overlooking a beautiful Winery.
The house comfortably accommodates ten people in absolute luxury. The property commands majestic views across the expansive vineyard, past native bushland to the commanding Victorian Alps and beyond. Offering a sanctuary for contemplation and an exciting space for entertaining.
Offering a range of winery experiences including wine education, winemaker tastings or even hands on winemaking and vineyard activities. Experiences could also include culinary or wellness activities. On request, catering capabilities ensure any dining preference, from picnic hampers to fine dining degustation. The fully stocked wine cellar houses current vintages of Estate wine and a sommelier is available to assist with selection and food pairing.
For the adventurous VIC's High Country offers a diversity of nature based activities such skiing, hiking, fishing, canoeing, horse riding and cycling. Within three kilometres to the north of the property is the Mt Buffalo National Park. Perfect for bush walking and exploring, with extensive walking tracks and outdoor experiences.
Feathertop Château enjoys established relationships with the region's best hospitality operators along with leading adventure, health and well-being providers, coupled with local knowledge this will ensure extraordinary service and quality. Luxe Houses can assist in developing and delivering a personalised itinerary based on the preferences of their guests.
5 minutes from Bright, 1 hour from Ski fields(Mount Hotham, Falls Creek, Mount Buffalo) and the historic township of Beechworth. Dinner service for bus groups of 20 guests or more are catered by King River Cafe, Oxley by prior arrangement only. Conditions apply.
Riverview is a rustic, multi-level park, close to Mt. Buffalo, and situated on the banks of the historic Buckland River. A special feature of the park is the garden topped dry-rock walls that separate the tiers of the park. Our park is ideal for families, school groups and social groups and offers a wide range of leisure activities including bushwalking,sightseeing, fishing, cycling, skiing, hangliding, scenic flights, wineries, goldpanning and fossicking, golf, swimming, bird-watching and so much more. Come and enjoy our hospitality at Riverview.
Situated just outside of Bright in north-east Victoria, Feathertop has been making hand crafted, cool climate wines from the 22 different grape varietals on their estate for over 25 years.
Let their friendly cellar door team take you through a wine tasting of discovery with traditional and alternate varieties including Savagnin, Vermentino, Tempranillo, Prosecco and Friulano that will really get your taste buds going.
When it comes time to eat, Feathertop's Alfresco Dining Restaurant is the place to be. Overlooking the mountains and sloping vineyards, it is open year round for lunch (check website for opening times). Head Chef Simon Buckley has created a seasonal and modern menu which represents the abundance of fresh produce from Kel's vineyard veggie garden and what can be sourced from producers in the Alpine Valleys.
Also a relaxing option to enjoy on the stone terrace is a DIY seasonal platter of local produce. Feathertop stocks a huge deli range of cured meats, local cheeses, house made baguettes, dips and pestos, olives, pates, local trout for you to choose from.
Feathertop is a cycle and family friendly venue with kids food options and playground facilities available. Luxury accommodation is also available at the winery....
For a memorable experience, escape to Restaway Holiday Units. Enjoy the peace and serenity that this property offers. Set in North East Victoria's Great Alpine Valleys, only five minutes from Bright and a short drive to Mount Buffalo National Park, Restaway Holiday Units gives you access to activities or a chance to simply rest at any time of the year.
Restaway Holiday Units features magnificent views provided by Mount Buffalo as a picturesque backdrop to the property and the Ovens River is in the back yard. Trees provide summer shade or beautiful autumn colour. The shaded gardens and two undercover barbecues provide relaxed outdoor living.
Children are well catered for with a games room, plenty of open space for ball games, the Rail Trail at the front door, swimming pool and play ground.
Clean, comfortable two bedroom units, give great accommodation options with facilities including queen beds, electric blankets, well equipped kitchens, flat screen televisions and DVD players, guest laundry. Linen and towels are supplied.
Trout fish the pristine Ovens River in the backyard, cycle or walk the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail at the front door, explore Mount Buffalo, go for a mountain bike ride, or play golf nearby....
Come and enjoy the beautiful setting at Ringer Reef with live music and picnic in the vineyard on Saturday afternoon.
From 12:00pm onwards, guests are welcome to bring their own chairs, rugs, balls and games, and sit out on the terrace and lawn to enjoy the tunes, wine and views.
Music from 1:00 until 4:00pm. Local act Dean Haitani playing his smooth bluesy acoustic tunes.
This is a free event. With local produce nibbles and Annie's seasonal platters in the Cellar Door, you are sure to have a ball relaxing or grooving on the lawn. No BYO alcohol.
Ringer Reef look forward to seeing you at their fun event....
Set on a stunning location across 55 acres, Mad on the Buckland is a well-appointed second story apartment in a rural setting boasting views of Mt Buffalo and the Buckland Valley.
The apartment is attached to the main house yet is still very private with its own rear stair access and great balcony overlooking the surrounding valley and Mt Buffalo.
Well suited to those wanting the peace and quiet of a rural homestead yet only a short distance from all the town's cafes, restaurants, shopping and more. The apartment is suitable for two to six guests, so is perfect as a getaway for a couple or a great holiday with friends and family.
Pet friendly with great walks or bike rides at the front gate.
If you are in need of a recharge this is the place for you....
Ringer Reef Winery is a small vineyard and winery in Porepunkah that is owned and operated by Bruce and Annette Holm.
Just six kilometres from Bright at the base of Mount Buffalo. It is within easy reach of a wide range of activities from fine cuisine dining to outdoor activities such as snow skiing, bushwalking, rock climbing and bike riding.
The Murray to Mountains Rail Trail runs past the front gate. The vineyard and winery provide some of the best views in the area, the view of Mount Buffalo is extraordinary. Come and enjoy this tranquil panoramic setting with a glass of their premium wines on offer.
Ringer Reef Winery's Cellar Door is open daily, excluding Good Friday and Christmas Day.
Nibbles available include Annie's homemade bread with Happy Valley Homestead olive oil and dukkah, Boosey Creek cheeses, delicious meats, Mt Buffalo Olives quince paste & olives, Australian Pumpkin Seeds, Bright Chocolate, Granny's Pantry sauces and chutneys, and more.
Contact Ringer Reef winery for more information on group bookings and events throughout the year. Your hosts look forward to seeing you at the winery....
Located six kilometres from Bright on the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail, the Rail Trail Cafe is a Mexican inspired licensed cafe serving all day breakfast, toasted sandwiches and scrumptious home-made cakes and scones.
Other tasty options include local favourites such as the free-range chicken wrap, big beef & bacon barbecue cheeseburger, breakfast burrito & chicken quesadilla. Sample one of the delicious options from Jesse's Specials Board. The Rail Trail Cafe uses only free-range eggs, superb locally roasted coffee, and source a variety of fresh vegetables and herbs straight from the garden.
Jesse's Nachos with home-made salsa are to die for.Enjoy your meal with a local beer or wine under the pergola and take in the beautiful surrounds or grab take-away meals, coffees and head down to the local park by the Ovens River.
Pet and family friendly with a natural sand-play area and paths throughout the garden for children to explore, giving parents a chance to chat, relax or read the paper. There are on-site bike racks, repair kits and free air and sunscreen if you get caught short....
Nine Steps is an architect designed luxury home built in the style of the iconic Australian shed - set on 29 acres at the base of Mount Buffalo.
With exposed steel frame, ply-panelled walls and glass atrium connecting the living and accommodation pavilions, Nine Steps is a stunning country retreat. Guests can gaze out at the bush land setting from the large picture windows, sit by the fireplace looking up at the granite face of Mount Buffalo and look for wildlife.
At the end of a day of adventure, or wine and relaxation in the surrounding area, drift off to sleep counting the stars from your comfortable bed. With no television reception and limited mobile phone reception, it's a digital detox and opportunity to really relax.
Nine Steps has a two night minimum and is designed for family gatherings and cosy weekends away.
Accommodating six guests, with two queen rooms (one with ensuite and one connected to main bathroom), plus a room with two single beds.
Nine Steps has everything you need for your stay with linen, towels and toiletries provided, heating and cooling, fully equipped kitchen (including a Nespresso machine) and plenty of parking for cars and bikes....
At the foot of the majestic Mt Buffalo, Porepunkah Bridge Holiday Park offers a natural tree lined environment where the river runs through the park, nestled in the Victorian High Country.
A beautiful natural park that provides all the modern amenities you need for your family holiday.
Porepunkah Bridge Holiday Park is the only holiday park within walking distance to the Punkah Pub, and local wineries and eateries, and only six kilometres from Bright.
The accommodation consists of powered and unpowered sites, with river frontage, and a full range of cabins equipped with all the modern cons.
A few of the attractions they have for you are river views, fire pits for camp fires, free Wifi, bike hire and storage, rail trail entry, camp kitchen, drying room for wet gear, dog friendly, many bird species for the bird watchers, and much more.
The park prides itself in providing you with a relaxing, friendly environment where you can escape the hustle and bustle....
At the base of Mount Buffalo and with the Ovens River at the rear of the park, BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park is really sitting pretty.
If you like exercise as well as sitting, the Wangaratta to Bright Rail Trail is ideal for cycling and walking and is located directly outside the park.
Mount Buffalo National Park is great for wildlife watching, walks, canoeing and the nearby snow fields are sensational for skiing and boarding or just some snow play.
Famous for its Autumn Festival with amazing deciduous tree displays, the whole area is rich with wineries, restaurants and amazing Australian nature.
Lake Buffalo offers water sports with a great opportunity to cut the wake, while the surrounding mountains attract the four-wheel drivers and dirt bike riders.
The Great Alpine Road is a must do for road bikers.
BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park have won the Excellence in Accommodation 2011 and Most Improved Park 2011. In 2014 BIG4 Porepunkah Holiday Park won the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence....