Your ACTIVE holiday company 

Site last updated: 18th January 2018

WELCOME to our ACTIVE HOLIDAY NEWS - pages full of interesting and exciting travel ideas both in Australia and overseas.

With nearly 30-years of experience we specialise in hotel, inn, resort or lodge-based active holidays such as walking, cycling, e-bikes or mountain biking, trekking, hiking, boating, canal narrowboats or barging, sailing, sea-kayaking, cooking, painting, horse riding and much more.

We provide a wide range of specialist travel brochures or tour flyers (as downloadable pdf files) representing the very best tours and tour operators around the world.

Our specialist staff have information on a wide range of general holiday destinations to help you complete your holiday planning.

Contact our experienced OUTDOOR TRAVEL staff now for all your travel needs:

Call toll free 1800 331 582 from anywhere within Australia or either (03) 5750 1441 or (03) 5755 1743 
EUROPE Walking, Cycling, Riding
Join in a small group tour or be self-guided Inn-to-Inn walking holiday in France in Provence or the Dordogne, plan a gourmet wine and cycling holiday in France in Burgundy or Bordeaux, Alsace or the Loire Valley. Search for Italian antiquities on a walk through Tuscany or Umbria or stroll along the majestic coastline of the Cinque Terre or Amalfi.  Hike Mont Blanc in the Swiss Alps or Alpine routes in Austria or Germany.  Join us to explore the many Mediterranean islands such as Corsica, Sicily, Sardinia, Crete or Cyprus

Ask about our cycling holidays in Sweden or the Baltic States, Germany and Tuscany. NEW walking holidays in Spain or Scotland.

Join the pilgrimage trail - The Way of Saint James or Camino de Santiago in France, Spain or Portugal. Follow the pilgrim's road to Rome the Via Francigena in Italy.

Try horse riding in Chianti, sea-kayak on the Dalmatian Coast, sail and bike in Croatia, Greece or Turkey. Cycle to see the Giant's Causeway or along the Wild Atlantic Way on the west coast of Ireland. Cycle the Loire Valley or Burgundy, in Provence to see Arles and the Camargue or Bordeaux in France, along the River Danube or in Switzerland, Austria, Hungary, Bulgaria, Poland or Romania.

Why not go walking in England from C2C - Coast to Coast? Explore the Lake District; walk across the Yorkshire Moors, Exmoor or along the Cotswolds Way. See the Highlands or islands of Scotland, the spectacular Ring of Kerry or walk the West Coast of Ireland - we have lots more destinations available.

[ read more ]

EUROPE Boating, Barging, Sailing
In England we offer canal boat holidays including traditional self-drive narrowboat cruising.  We offer self-skippered motor cruisers in France, Germany, Italy, England, Ireland, Scotland and in Holland.  Consider our QUALITY fully-inclusive Hotel Barge cruises - with an onboard chef and attentive crew - available in the most popular regions of France, Italy, Germany, Holland, England, Ireland or Scotland.

Perhaps join our Bike & Barge or Bike & Boat cycling cruises in France, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Romania, Hungary, Scotland or in Italy? - for a full list of our holidays see 'What's New'

Try sailing with cycling
in Greece, Croatia, Turkey, Montenegro or Vietnam or from Tuscany or Venice or in Sardinia in Italy.

LATEST OFFERS - call us today for details of early booking discounts or to check last minute availability - call 1800 331 582

[ read more ]
NEW ZEALAND Walk Cycle Kayak
Walk the famous Milford Sound Track on a guided walk staying in comfortable lodges or independently as a freedom walker in DOC huts. 

LIMITED SPACE STILL AVAILABLE - Milford Track bookings for 2017/8 are filling rapidly contact us today for details.

Explore the very popular Abel Tasman Coast on foot or by kayak, the Hollyford Valley Walk, Queen Charlotte Walk or the Routeburn Track.

Take our unique cycling holidays on either or both islands on the Otago Rail Trail or Blenheim & Marlborough the 'Sauvignon Blanc' wine capital of the world.

Combine walking, cycling AND sea-kayaking in one short holiday in the Nelson / Abel Tasman region - the sunniest corned of New Zealand.

[ read more ]

AFRICA Walking / cycling safaris

Talk to us about new ideas for walking and game viewing in Kenya or to see the gorillas in Uganda. Come cycling with us near the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

[ read more ]

AMERICAS Walking or cycling tours

Talk to us about our active holidays in the USA or Canada, whether it be hiking the Grand Canyon or cycling in Quebec, Hawaii, Oregon or California’s Napa Valley

[ read more ]

ASIA Walking or cycling tours

Talk to us about new ideas for walking holidays beneath Mount Fuji in Japan, cycling in China or Bike & Boat cycling cruises in Vietnam.

[ read more ]

Section for the Travel Industry only - we work with travel agents from all over the world - find our latest brochure request forms, current price lists, booking forms, newsletters, special discount offers, flyers & travel information.

[ read more ]

Our staff are qualified and experienced travel industry professionals, we are ready to help with all your holiday planning and reservations.

Facebook Image

Last Updated: 23rd December 2017

* Outlines - Holiday News & Offers for 2018
* Latest airfares to Europe 2018

Romania Cycle Holiday

South Africa - GUIDED Cycling & Game Safari

New Zealand – Hike the Milford Sound Track

France - Easy Walking & Hotel Barging

Click Here for all tours and prices

Brochures are available for some tours but increasingly we are putting tour details or e-brochures on this website under 'What's New'.

For brochures or further information on anything in this website contact us by email:

Or call us toll free (within Australia only) on 1800 331 582 or +613 5750 1441 (from outside Australia) or write to us or visit our office in the beautiful township of Bright in North-East Victoria. For information on Bright see:


For every holiday - regardless of destination - we highly recommend you consider buying travel insurance. We can help you to select the right cover for the destinations you are travelling to with our travel insurance partners.

Call Outdoor Travel now on (03) 57 501 044 for a great-value insurance quote from one of our trained and experienced staff.

SureSave Logo Image

Book with confidence Outdoor Travel is an accredited member of the two major Australian tourism associations:

  Outdoor Travel Pty  Ltd
  Shop 2/12 Anderson St. BRIGHT,
  Victoria 3741, Australia

  Mail:   P.O. Box 286, Bright, VIC 3741, Australia
  Tel:  (+61) 03 5750 1441
  Fax:  (+61) 03 5750 1020

  Outdoor Travel Pty Ltd has operated in Victoria as a travel agent for over 25-years.
  Our staff are qualified and experienced travel industry professionals.

 Copyright © 2005-2017 Outdoor Travel Pty Ltd.
 All Rights Reserved.