Come and adventure around Bright, in the beautiful Ovens River valley. Situated less than four hours drive north from Melbourne, Bright is the perfect location for an adventurous weekend getaway or family holiday destination.

With a wide range of adventures for all levels of experience Bright Adventure Company will deliver a fun, safe and memorable experience.

Kayaking Ovens River- Ariel shot

This experience is perfect for novice kayakers who are ready for a challenge. This family friendly activity is guaranteed to create unforgettable memories whilst you paddle the beautiful Ovens River which is a short drive from Porepunkah and Bright. The tour will include whitewater paddling at grades of 1 to 2 depending on water levels.

Transport to the start of the kayaking trip provided. Your vehicle will be located at the end of the tour.

Duration: 2-3 hours
Minimum group size: 2
Price: $149 per person
Included: Wetsuits, boots, kayaks, paddles, transport, safety equipment

What is included

  • Everything to keep you comfortable! Wetsuits, thermals, boots, as appropriate to the weather.
  • Sit on top style self-draining kayaks.
  • PFDs (life jackets).
  • Paddles.
  • Helmets.
  • Experienced guides.
  • Fun and adventure!

What to bring

  • Water shoes if you have your own.
  • Swimwear such as board shorts, and a rash vest or t-shirt if the weather is warm.
  • Water bottle, sunscreen.
  • We recommend bringing a sunglasses strap for those needing to wear glasses on the river.
  • Any personal medications.
  • Sense of adventure!

Where to meet

Family Kayaking Tour

Your guide will meet you at the start time of your tour at Riverside Park, Porepunkah.

Summer and Whitewater Kayaking Tour

Meet your BAC guides at the end of Ashwood Avenue, Bright, for transport to the starting point of the tour. You will finish back at your vehicle.