You're eligible for a Genius discount at Bright's Wombat's Retreat! To save at this property, all you have to do is sign in.

Bright's Wombat's Retreat offers accommodations in Bright, near the banks of the beautiful Ovens River, ideal for canoeing and fishing. Local shops, restaurants and cafes are within a 6-minute walk. Free WiFi and free covered private parking is provided.

There is a seating area and a kitchen as well as a private bathroom. There is a living area with a flat-screen TV. Other facilities at Bright's Wombat's Retreat include a barbecue.

The property is located an hour's drive from Mt Hotham and Falls Creek, where you can enjoy skiing in winter and hiking in summer.
Access to the Mountain Rail Trail, a popular cycling route, is less than a 10-minute walk away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Bright's Wombat's Retreat has been welcoming guests since Feb 22, 2015

Missing some information?

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)

Free Private Parking Available On Site

Reliable Info
Guests say the description and photos for this property are very accurate.


When would you like to stay at Bright's Wombat's Retreat?

Check-in date
Check-out date
Approximate prices in USD for a 1-night stay
Loading dates...
Sleeps Accommodation Type Price
Max adults: 6
Two-Bedroom Townhouse
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin beds
  • Living room: 1 sofa bed
Something went wrong – please try again later.
Lock in a great price for your upcoming stay

Get instant confirmation with FREE cancellation on most rooms!

Got a question?

Find more info in the questions and answers. Need something else? Send your own question to the property below.

About Bright's Wombat's Retreat

Welcoming guests since Feb 22, 2015

The property usually replies within a few minutes

Thanks! You'll receive an email as soon as the property answers your question.

  • Is this accommodation still available Saturday and Sunday nights? I would like to arrive early tomorrow- around 8 am, and leave Monday around midday. Is that possible?

    At present, Wombat's Retreat is available on Saturday & Sunday 6th and 7th February. Check in time on 6th is not possible before 2pm as current guests are leaving that day & time is needed to thoroughly clean & sanitize as per Covid protocols

    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer unhelpful

    Answered on February 4, 2021
  • Do you have to bring your own linen

    All bedding, including Linen. Is provided

    You found this answer helpful

    You found this answer unhelpful

    Answered on June 20, 2020

Host Info

Host Review Score 9.3

Wombat's Retreat offers a clean, comfortable and homely atmosphere with the beautiful Ovens River running just at the rear of the property. It has a sunny outlook with north facing living/dining areas. and is only about a six minute walk to the Bright shopping centre via the footbridge over the river and the park. It is fully self contained with safe, private under cover parking at the rear as well as a convenient semi-circular drive-thru/parking area at the front which is very handy for late night arrivals, packing/unpacking etc. It has an attractive native bush garden setting, beautiful to enjoy in the non winter months with 2 outdoor (one under-cover) seating/relaxing areas. There is also private Bar B.Q. area at the rear

The owners, Grant and Lynne have been operating Wombat's Retreat successfully for the past fourteen years They do not live on site allowing guests their privacy but are always readily available with friendly advice and assistance.

You are close to starting off points for the beautiful Canyon and Cherry walks as well as the Rail Trail and the many other fantastic walking/cycling areas. The Ovens river, almost at our doorstep, offers a safe swimming area and fantastic fishing and canoeing.The nearby alps offer great skiing in winter including the Falls Creek and Mt Hotham resorts and sight seeing in Summer.There is a superb 18 hole golf course just a short five minute drive away and Bright is a mecca for Para-Gliding enthusiasts. The modern Bright brewery is just over the river & offers great food, free live entertainment and Wi-fi. The nearby Parkland has a fun playground and water feature area for the kids and regular markets are held there. Also,there is now a superb, newly renovated theatre in Bright just a short stroll from Wombat's Retreat screening the latest release movies.

Languages spoken: English

Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar River Deck cafe
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant Simone's
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Thirteen Steps Bistro
    0.3 miles
  • Restaurant Suganya's Thai Restaurant
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Blackbird cafe
    0.3 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Edelweiss Bakery
    0.4 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Mount Buffalo
    26.1 miles
  • Lake Lake Guy Bogong Village
    27.3 miles
  • River Ovens River
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Albury Airport
    45.4 miles
Are you missing any information about this area?
Amenities of Bright's Wombat's Retreat
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
  • Secure parking
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Freedom to eat when you want
  • High chair
  • Dining table
  • Cleaning products
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
  • Extra long beds (> 6.5 ft)
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Living Area
Space for everyone to be together
  • Dining area
  • Sofa
  • Sitting area
Media & Technology
Fun for everyone under one roof
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Video
  • CD player
  • DVD player
  • Radio
  • TV
Room Amenities
Extra comfort
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Fold-up bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Electric blankets
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Carpeted
  • Fan
  • Ironing facilities
  • Iron
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Sit back and relax
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Common Areas
  • Library
Food & Drink
  • Tea/Coffee maker
  • Water park Off-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking Off-site
  • Canoeing Off-site
  • Skiing Off-site
  • Fishing Off-site
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
Outdoor & View
Enjoy the view
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Books, DVDs or music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Laundry
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Missing some info?

Sustainability initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules
Bright's Wombat's Retreat takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 2:00 PM

You need to let the property know what time you'll be arriving in advance.


10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 16 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
AUD 10 per child, per night
2+ years
Extra bed by request
AUD 10 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

1 crib and 1 extra bed available on request.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed


Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

Please note that there is no owner or manager on site.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), make sure you're booking this property in accordance with the destination's local government guidelines, including (but not limited to) the purpose of travel and maximum group size.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property currently isn't accepting guests from certain countries on dates where such guidelines exist.

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Bright's Wombat's Retreat of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

FAQs about Bright's Wombat's Retreat

  • Bright's Wombat's Retreat is 1,650 feet from the center of Bright.

  • Yes, there are options at this property that have a terrace. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Bright's Wombat's Retreat on this page.

  • The prices at Bright's Wombat's Retreat may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Bright's Wombat's Retreat has the following number of bedrooms:

    • 2 bedrooms

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • Bright's Wombat's Retreat offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Skiing
    • Library
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Water park

  • Yes, Bright's Wombat's Retreat is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Bright's Wombat's Retreat can accommodate this group size:

    • 6 guests

    For more detailed info, check the accommodation option(s) breakdown on this page.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Bright's Wombat's Retreat (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private Parking
    • Parking
    • Secure parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Check-in at Bright's Wombat's Retreat is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.