Whether you’re heading to Victoria’s alpine region for a snow trip, or just enjoying all that the high country has to offer, there are plenty of things to do, including some of Victoria’s top wineries as well as great places to eat out. Read on to find out our favourite places to hang out in Victoria’s Alpine region.
Things to do
Ski & snowboard in some of the best resorts in Australia. With places such as Dinner Plains, Mount Hotham, Mount Buller and Falls Creek offering a range of down hill and cross country tracks, the choice is yours.
Take your bike (or hire one at one of the many places nearby) and take on some of Victoria’s world class mountain bike trails.
Check out from the business of life with a range of different walks through the picturesque countryside. Choose from short or long walks and enjoy the fresh air and beautiful scenery around you.
Where to eat
This region has some of Victoria’s best dining experiences - with high quality meals to rival that of the best restaurants in the country and with unrivalled location and views. Think old mountain huts converted into exciting new restaurants, award winning country bakeries, local breweries and we even have the inside word on where the locals go to get the best coffee.
The Provenance, Beechworth is a top quality, two hat restaurant, currently ranked no. 30 in the Gourmet Traveller Top 100 Australian Restaurants. Housed in a historic building from the 1850s, eating Japanese infused meals made from locally sourced produce, will leave you wishing you were staying in town longer.
Hoff Hutt Hotham is a recently refurbished, historical hut situated on Mount Hotham. Here you can ski-in for breathtaking views and warm, hearty soups, local bread and some of the region’s finest craft beer and wine.
Voted Best Regional Pub in Victoria in 2017, The Wandi Pub in Wandiligong is just a short 10 minute drive from Bright and offers delicious pub meals and craft beers.
Bright brewery is situated in the heart of town on the banks of the Ovens River, Bright Brewery is a great spot to unwind with an award-winning craft beer, after a big day of activity.
If wineries are more your thing, check out Feathertop Winery (Porepunkah) or Brown Brothers (Milawa) and don’t forget to purchase a bottle or two from the cellar door, so you can reminisce once your trip is over!
If you are heading to the alpine region this winter, check out our Mavala Genius display at Milawa pharmacy and be sure to visit the Cheese Factory and Brown Brothers winery whilst you’re there.