The 6 best caravan parks in Bright

Bright, the home of the great outdoors, the home to stunning landscapes, divine food and some of the warmest locals in the state. It’s a place that everyone wants to visit whether it be in the winter or a trip to Bright in the summer, it literally has a season for everyone.

Bright is close to the mountain resort of Mount Hotham and Falls Creek, the Murray to Mountains bike trail runs through the town while parasailing and hiking are popular on the nearby Mount Buffalo.

There are some great accommodation options for Bright caravan parks, hotels and apartments. The best caravan parks in Bright offer a range of facilities and amenities to suit different needs. Some parks have swimming pools, onsite shops, kids’ playgrounds and more.

This article will list some of the best caravan parks in Bright so that you can choose one that suits your needs and budget.

Ariel view of Bright
Bright is a beautiful town in North East Victoria

Where is Bright, Victoria Australia?

Bright is located in North East Victoria and is a popular destination for people who love the outdoors. Bright on the Great Alpine Road in the northeast of Victoria is a popular destination for many looking to explore new areas of the state. Those looking to explore Victoria in this region will find artisan food makers, local wineries, breweries, hiking and biking opportunities and more.

The best caravan parks in Bright

While there are plenty of options for accommodation in Bright you will find plenty of caravan parks in Bright that offer a range of accommodation styles.

Discovery Parks Bright

Located 10 kilometres out of Bright on the banks of the Ovens River is Bright Discovery Park. The park is quiet, peaceful and relaxing with plenty of trees and the sounds of the running river. The park is jam-packed full of facilities, including a swimming pool, half-court basketball and a playground for kids.

There are BBQs scattered throughout the park and a central camp kitchen with stoves, cooktops and fridges to store your food. The camp kitchen acts as a bit of a social hub with a fire pit and regular entertainment on weekends. The park is the closest holiday park in Bright to the ski resorts of Hotham and Falls Creek.

a scenic campground nestled amidst lush greenery in Bright, Victoria, Australia
Discovery is one of the best Bright Caravan Parks

The caravan park has a coffee kiosk that opens on the weekend for you to get your barista-made coffee. A man’s best friend is welcome at the park as long as your dog is on a leash. You will even find a dog wash onsite to keep your pets clean. Discovery Parks Bright offers a range of different-sized cabins, caravans and tent sites.

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Bright Caravan Park – Big 4 Bright

Bright Big 4 is centrally located, with shops and restaurants nearby. The park is located on the banks of the Ovens River, and during the summer, that is your swimming option when staying here. The park caters for groups and couples, and families visiting the North East of Victoria. The park has facilities such as an adventure playground, kids’ club activities during the holiday period, and live music throughout the year.

Bright discovery parks
Accommodation in Bright at Big 4

You can relax in the sky deck lounge and grab a freshly brewed coffee at the Snow Gum coffee van from Thursday – Monday morning. You can pre-order freshly cooked pizzas for your dinner on Friday and Saturday nights. The park has the usual facilities such as a camp kitchen, BBQs, and laundry block for all your needs.

Address: 1-11 Mountbatten Avenue, Bright 3741 Victoria

Phone 1800 033 188 or 03 5755 1064

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Bright Accommodation Park

Located on the outskirts of beautiful Bright in the Ovens Valley is Bright Accommodation Park. Because of its location on the Great Alpine Road, you can easily be heading off to the snow at Mount Hotham or Falls Creek in no time.

front gate at Bright accommodation park
Bright holiday parks are full of great facilities

For bike riders, the Mountains to the Murray Rail Trail runs straight past the entrance to the park, allowing great access to the centre of Bright by bike. If you like to cast a line, the river is just over the road for fishing in the Ovens River.

The park has all the facilities you would expect to find at a top Bright accommodation choice, you have a swimming pool for the warm summers, a playground and games room for the kids, BBQs and a camp kitchen for meals. Just because you’re a little out of town, you can stay connected with free Wi-Fi onsite, gas bottle refills and ice can be bought onsite.

Address: 438 Great Alpine Road, Bright VIC 3741

Phone : (03) 5750 1001

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Bright NRMA

The NRMA Bright Caravan Park is certainly the most centrally located of the tourist parks in Bright, on the banks of Morses Creek. It is within easy distance to the shops and the Bright Splash Park.

One of the caravan parks in Bright on the river
Many caravan parks in Bright are on the river

This modern, well-kept park includes BBQs, a camp kitchen and laundry facilities for your Bright vacation. The kids will have a ball at Bright Caravan Parks NRMA with a children’s playground, heated outdoor swimming pool with spa, free mini golf and free kids’ activities during school holidays. You will not need to go too far with torn onsite essential supplies and free Wi-Fi to keep you connected.

If you have a dog that likes to travel, they are more than welcome to accompany you. The park has a certain number of pet-friendly cabins and sites for you. If you love sitting around the campfire, NRMA tourist park has fire drums for hire and wood for sale. This park will keep everyone happy with its facilities and location to the best of Bright.

Cherry Ln, Bright VIC 3741

1800 706 685

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Caravan Parks in Bright – Camp Crusty Bright

Nestled on the edge of the Forest on the outskirts of town, Camp Crusty started its life as a logging camp in the 1950s. The Bright Camp Crusty has a rustic back-to-nature feeling, and you will not find any pools, playgrounds, or game rooms. You will find great value accommodation on the site that is pet-friendly with creek frontage.

huts and cars at crusty camping Bright
Crusty camping at Bright

Hire a fire drum, buy some wood, and relax with friends and family among the tall trees. The park offers a communal BBQ area, an outdoor camp kitchen, and a pizza oven. During busy periods, the Crusty Cafe opens in the morning, serving coffee and sweets to kick-start your day.

Phone: 0418 528 631

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Bright Accommodation – Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park

Located just out of Bright on the way to Mount Buffalo is Porepunkah Pines Holiday Park. This park has the best of both worlds, with Bright only 3 kilometres away and the town centre of Porepunkah just a 5-minute walk.

Girls having fun at caravan parks in Bright
Girls having fun at caravan parks in Bright

The Murray to Mountain bike trail runs adjacent to the park, and you can ride into Bright in just 25 minutes. The Park is in a lovely setting with lots of shade and the sounds of the Ovens River boarding the park. The park has the usual facilities for families such as a playground, games room and heated solar pool for fun.

Onsite at the Porepunkah caravan park, you will find a kiosk for essentials and treats, the usual camp kitchen and BBQ for cooking snags and chops for dinner and laundry. The Pines may not be as modern as some of the other caravan parks in Bright, but it still has all you need for a great stay in one of the best caravan parks in Bright.

Address: 7065 Great Alpine Rd, Porepunkah VIC 3740

Phone: (03) 5756 2282

We hope this article helps you select Bright caravan park accommodation for your trip to North East Victoria. There are so many amazing things to do in Bright and its surroundings that will have you returning to this amazing holiday destination in Northern Victoria year-round.

We hope this article from us here at Explore Victoria has inspired you to embark on your adventure in Victoria, Australia, from popular caravan parks and pristine beaches to drives along the Great Ocean Road. Enjoy weekends away on the Mornington Peninsula and discover the cosmopolitan charm of Melbourne, Victoria, with a range of experiences for every traveller who wants to visit Victoria.

Whether you’re drawn to the rugged beauty of the Grampians, the cultural richness of Ballarat, or the autumn colours of Bright and Northern Victoria, there’s no shortage of hidden gems waiting to be discovered in Victoria.

Even if you love exploring Gippsland or driving the Great Alpine Road, Victoria has something special for you, and there is so much more for you to discover. If you are looking for more incredible and best places to visit in Melbourne or more travel in Victoria destinations, Explore Victoria has some more articles below for you to check out. Expand your horizons and get out and about in Victoria, Australia, for an unforgettable experience. 

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