Bright Dog Friendly Travel Guide

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Bright is overall a very dog friendly town. Dogs are allowed on lead in the town of Bright and are welcome at the Brewery and some other cafes.

There is also plenty of places for swimming access and bushwalks. Dogs are also allowed off lead at the oval in town and some streamside areas. There is also dog-friendly camping around and near Bright.


Bright Brewery

The Bright Brewery is one of the best places in town to take your dog. They have a large grassy beer garden with wooden tables you can attach your dogs lead to. They are so dog friendly they have their own dedicated Instagram account Doggos of Bright Brewery.

River Deck Kitchen

The Riverdeck Kitchen is a dog friendly breakfast and lunch cafe in Bright. Dogs are welcome on their large outdoor deck which has nice views down towards the park and river. They are also a great spot for takeaway coffee to go for a walk along the river (though takeaway was limited last time I visited, hopefully with less covid restrictions its back to normal)!

Dog Friendly Caravan Parks & Free Camping Bright

Dog Friendly Camping Bright- free camping & caravan parks

If you are looking for dog friendly caravan parks or dog friendly camping in Bright there are plenty of options including some free campsites a short drive away. Bright and the surrounding area is a great dog friendly destination, with dog friendly cafes and breweries, walking tracks and caravan parks, accommodation and campgrounds. Free Dog…

Free camping Bright and around Bright

Free Camping Bright There is currently no dedicated free camping in Bright that is close to the town centre however there are two options for free camping near Bright. The closest is at the Freeburgh Bridge on the Ovens River about 7.7km drive/bike ride from Bright and the next closest, is Smoko, around a 15…

Things to do with dogs

Dog friendly Walks & Bushwalks around Bright

Apex Lookout

A great walk that gradually switchbacks up the side of a hill to you get to a lookout at the phone tours. Good view of the town of Bright below and mountains in the distance.

Bright to Wandiligong

A nice wander through past country scenary that ends with optional dog friendly cafe & pub if you choose a day they are open.

Walk Bright to Wandiligong

There are several options to walk from Bright (from Mystic Bike Park) to Wandiligong,…

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