The Visit Bright site has plenty of information on up-coming events and activities in the region.
Nine Steps signature experiences
Private chef and fine dining experience Nine Steps offers a private chef experience - Nat creates a three course fine dining experience with local produce, full table service and takes care of all the cleaning up. Nine Steps has a 3.7 metre long dining table and a fully equipped kitchen, so why not add a private dinner experience to your special occasion, girls weekend, family gathering or cycling weekend. See the gallery for examples of the delicious meals and ask us for Nat's contact details or view her creations on Facebook.
Private yoga class experience The large 'great room' is perfect for a private yoga class, or experience a beautiful yoga practice outside in the 29 acre grounds of Nine Steps. Our yoga teacher, Kylie from Ginger Ki Yoga and Wellness caters for all levels and will structure a practice to suit your needs.
Alpine Concierge Services To make your stay at Nine Steps even more memorable, imagine arriving to a hamper of local produce for breakfast or dinner. Or perhaps you need help organising a romantic occasion, or special event. Alpine Concierge Services can create a bespoke experience just for you. Weddings We would love to host your wedding! Our approach is to charge for the house accommodation and a per head charge for guests. We leave the organisation of catering, seating, decorating, portaloos, etc to you so you have complete control over your special day. We can also connect you with local event organisers.
Things to do near Nine Steps
Mount Buffalo Ride, drive or walk up our imposing neighbour. Adventure Guides Australia can take you caving in the underground river (it’s fantastic), abseiling, canoeing and other various winter activities. Mount Buffalo Ski School operates from Dingo Dell in the winter and entry is free to the national park. Bright Adventure Company run the famous Mount Buffalo cliff picnic if you dare!
Cycling Bright and surrounds is famous for cycling – whether you cruise along the rail trail or climb mountains. Mount Buffalo is at our doorstep and a stunning ride. Another tip is to ride back to the Porepunkah roundabout and then turn right up Buckland Valley Road – it’s a quiet road, the gradient is comfortable and the views gorgeous. Find out more ridehighcountry.com.au
Running A run to the end of Eurobin Creek track is 6km return and a lovely quiet run along the creek. You might spot a wallaby, but always be mindful of snakes. The run along Mount Buffalo Road to Porepunkah is about 12km return and a good challenge with the hills.
Swimming There are many water holes, waterfalls and rivers near by, including a secret local's water hole a few minutes walk from Nine Steps (the directions are available in the welcome folder).
Mt Buffalo Olives Visit our neighbours, Mt Buffalo Olives, for delicious and award winning olives and condiments.
Ringer Reef Winery Our closest winery, Ringer Reef, has great views of Mount Buffalo, lovely wines to taste and platters of delicious food.
Punkah Pantry Visit the Punkah Pantry in Porepunkah for a wide selection of delicious local produce and wines - which you can bring back to Nine Steps to enjoy or even cook up a meal in our fully equipped kitchen.
Rail Trail Cafe Great coffee and the best breakfast burrito you'll ever have! Grab your bike and stop by at the Rail Trail Cafe on the way to Bright.
Bright Brewery Visit the award wining Bright Brewery for mountain crafted beers, great value meals and the sunny deck overlooking the Ovens River. Enjoy free WiFi, live music every Sunday afternoon, brewery tours and tastings, and more.
For more information on things to do during your stay please visit the Bright Visitor Centre in the centre of town, next to Bright Brewery.
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Nine Steps acknowledges the Taungurung people as the traditional owners on whose unceded land Nine Steps is located. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present. We also ask guests to respect the lands and waters of the high country and valleys during your visit.