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At OUTDOOR TRAVEL we believe we have something for everyone at every budget, for all fitness levels and all year round.

Call us:   1800 331 582 within Australia

ACTIVE HOLIDAY IDEAS: With over 30-years of experience, we specialise in hotel, inn, resort or lodge-based active holidays such as walking, cycling, bike & barge, mountain or e-bike touring, trekking, hiking, boating, canal narrowboats or hotel barging, sailing, sea kayaking, cooking, painting, horse riding and much more.

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

Contact the team at OUTDOOR TRAVEL now for all your travel needs:

Call toll free 1800 331 582 within Australia or (03) 5750 1441  
EUROPE Walking or Cycling
Join a small group tour or be self-guided from inn-to-inn on a walking holiday in France in Provence or Burgundy, in the Lot Valley or the Dordogne or from the mountains to the sea in the Pyrenees bordering with Spain.

Hike Mont Blanc in the Swiss Alps or Alpine routes in Slovenia, Bulgaria, Austria or Germany.  Join us to explore the many Mediterranean islands such as Corsica, Sicily, Sardinia, Crete or Cyprus.

Search for Italian antiquities on a walk through Tuscany or Umbria or stroll along the majestic coastline of the Cinque Terre or Amalfi Coast.  

Ask about our latest cycling holidays in Sweden or Germany, Ireland, Spain and in Italy. Great walking holidays in Spain or Scotland.

Walk or cycle pilgrimage trails: 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.

Ride a horse in Chianti, sea kayak on the Dalmatian Coast, sail and bike in Croatia, Greece or Turkey.

Cycle to the Giant's Causeway or along the Wild Atlantic Way in Ireland. Cycle in France to the Loire Valley or Burgundy.  In Provence, France see Arles and the Camargue or cycle in Bordeaux to discover some of the finest wine regions.

Ride along the River Danube in Austria, Germany, Bulgaria or Romania.  See
Switzerland,  Slovenia, Hungary, Poland or the Czech Republic.

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, walk the  Ring of Kerry on west coast of Ireland.

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EUROPE Boating Barging Cruising
In England we offer traditional self-drive narrowboat cruising.  We offer self-skippered motor cruisers in France, Germany, Italy, England, Ireland, Scotland, in Belgium and in Holland

Consider our fully-inclusive Hotel Barge cruises - with an onboard chef and attentive crew - available in France, Italy, Germany, Holland, England, Ireland or Scotland.

Join our Bike and Barge or Bike and 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 or Vietnam or from Tuscany or Venice or in Sicily in Italy.

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

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NEW ZEALAND Walk Cycle Kayak
Walk the fabled Milford Sound Track on a guided or self-guided walk with comfortable lodges. LIMITED SPACE

Explore the Abel Tasman Coast on foot, by bike or by kayak.  Walk the Hollyford Valley Walk, Queen Charlotte Walk, the Akaroa Peninsula Walk on the Banks Peninsula or the Routeburn Track.

For a unique cycling holiday consider the Otago Rail Trail or Blenheim and Marlborough the 'Sauvignon Blanc' white wine capital of the world, cycle around Queenstown or Nelson Great Taste Trail.

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Talk to us about new ideas for walking and game viewing in Kenya or to see the mountain gorillas in Uganda. Cycle and see the wildlife in the Kruger National Park and  Blyde River canyon in South Africa.

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

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New ideas for walking the Nakasendo Path or self-guided cycling in Japan, cycling and sightseeing in China, hiking the Great Wall or Bike & Boat cycling cruises in Vietnam.

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Yes, we work with travel agents from all over the world.  Travel Agents can find our brochure request forms, price lists, booking forms, newsletters, discount offers, flyers and travel information here.

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The Outdoor Travel staff are qualified and experienced travel industry professionals.  We are ready to help with all your holiday planning and travel reservations.

Call in to see us in Bright or call toll free 1800 331 582 within Australia or (03) 5750 1441 or (03) 5755 1743 or

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Last Updated: 25 March 2024

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Amalfi coast, Nordic cycling, Vietnam & Cambodia, and more...


* Vietnam & Cambodia Guided Bike and Boat 2024-25

* Italy - Amalfi Coast Cooking and Guided walking 2024

* Norway - Lofoten Islands Guided walking 2024

* Italy - Tuscan Highlights Self-guided walking 2024

* South Africa - Guided cycling safari 2024

* Italy - Sicily and Aeolian Islands Bike & Boat 2024

* Victoria - High Country guided walk 2024-2025

* Germany - Rhine, Moselle & Saar Rivers
Bike & Barge 2024 - space limited

* France - Provence, Camargue & Rhone River Delta
Bike & Barge 2024 - always popular

* Italy - Venice & Po River Delta
Bike & Barge 2024 - book early



Australia - Tasmania's Freycinet Peninsula lodge-based GUIDED walk 2024-25

Amsterdam to Bruges Bike & Barge cycling cruises for 2024

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:

Call us toll free (within Australia) on 1800 331 582 or outside Australia
(+61) 03 5750 1441.

Based in beautiful Bright in NE Victoria, Australia, this is the place to cycle the Murray to the Mountains Rail Trail or walk on Hotham or Mount Buffalo.  Come and stay for a few days and call into our office to talk about your plans. 

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

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

  Outdoor Travel Pty  Ltd
  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 nearly 30-years.
  Our staff are qualified and experienced travel industry professionals.

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