An established holiday resort and fishing port, Bridport possesses many fine safe beaches and caters well for the visitor, particularly caravanners and campers.

There is great fishing; river, sea and lake, a walking track along the foreshore and through the wildflower reserve. There are sand dunes to explore and a magnificent view from the PMG tower at Waterhouse, continue on to explore the wineries.

The township is serviced by a variety of businesses including a guest house, holiday units, hotel, motel, farm chalet, and backpacker accommodation. A hot bread bakery, coffee shop, and several takeaway and food outlets. Golf course, bowling green, skate park, Online Access Centre and tennis courts.