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Discover Asia with us! Walking, cycling, paddling, trekking and cultural journeys are just part of what we want to share with you. Explore Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Borneo, China, Tibet, India and Bhutan; each with diverse landscapes, peoples, histories, cultures and wildlife. We partner with local guides and operators to ensure that your experience is authentic, culturally sensitive and engaging.

The Gulf to Gulf is another epic adventure, this time crossing Australia from southern gulf to northern, cycling on the remote Birdsville Track and little outback towns along the way. Explore the northern high country of India on a classic motorcycle. Following the world’s highest roads we will be travelling through remote valleys, climbing lofty passes and visiting scenes of heart rending natural beauty in what is also a fascinating cultural setting.

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walking, cycling & gourmet experiences >

Across Australia and New Zealand, Ecotrek is the essence of the outdoors. Ecotrek trips allow you to experience the natural beauty of your surrounds as you walk, cycle, canoe or tour at a leisurely pace. With active walking and cycling experiences in the Flinders Ranges, Kangaroo Island, the Barossa and Clare Valleys and Great Ocean Walk in Australia, and rail trail cycling and food and wine experiences in New Zealand’s Central Otago, our itineraries include both set departures and tailor-made tours. South Australia’s Flinders Ranges is an ancient mountain range stretching northwards from Adelaide. With the vibrant red and purple colours of the outback and some of the oldest rocks on earth, we hike through this sculpted landscape which will take your breath away again and again.

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cycling in outback australia > Central Australia

Cycle, four-wheel-driving and adventure through Australia’s outback and hidden places, taking in the hidden corners alongside the well-known icons. Your adventure with ROC Tours is as much about being active as it is about unwinding, learning about the natural, cultural and historical elements of the places you’ll visit. > Great Victoria Desert & Uluru Cycle Tour (7 days) > Uluru & Red Centre Cycle Tour (5 days) > Nullarbor, South West & Wineries Cycle Tour (12 days) > Gibb River Road Bungle Bungle / Mitchell Plateau Cycle Tours (13 days) > Pilbara Explorer & Ningaloo Adventure Cycle Tours (7 days) > Top End, Savannah & Kakadu Cycle Tour (14 days) > Outback, Flinders & Vineyards Cycle Tour (13 days) > Tanami Explorer Cycle Tour (7 days) > Territory & Kakadu Cycle Tour (7 days) > Daintree Discovery Cycle Tour (5 days) More > at

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Flinders Ranges > South Australia

> Vietnam’s Birding & Nature Experience (19 days) > Borneo Wildlife & Culture Expedition (21 days) > Cape Town to Victoria Falls African Explorer Tour (21 days) > Botswana Kalahari & Delta Camping Adventure (15 days) > Botswana Wildside Camping Adventure (14 days) > Bhutan Through a Lens - Photography Tour (8 days) > Temples & Tigers, India (15 days)

We love epic adventures. It’s always a thrill to embark on a journey that will change you: who you are, what you know about yourself and how you fit into the wider context of the world around you. We’ve selected a couple of really special adventures that we want to share with you... Cycle across Australia, all on your own steam! Australia’s Longest Shortcut crosses the continent from Perth to Cairns via Uluru. Do the lot at 57 days, or sample a section from 5 to 24 days.

> Meander the Mekong Cycle Tour (5 days) > Ho Chi Minh Trail Discovery by bicycle (13 days) > Cycle Vietnam’s Roads Less Travelled (16 days) > Vietnam Adventure Odyssey (15 days) > Roof of Indochina Trekking Experience (4 days) > Myths, Lengends and Culture: North Vietnam Mountain Trek (11 days) > Northern Vietnam Motorbike Odyssey (7 days) > Cruise and Kayak Halong Bay (3 days)

From deep in the heart of Borneo, to the Mekong Delta, Vietnam’s highlands, Bhutan nestled in the Himalayas, to India’s most unique and interesting wildlife parks and right down to southern Africa, lovers of wildlife will have a hard time choosing between our nature-based tour itineraries. With a special focus on wildlife, sustainable habitat and conservation, you’ll learn more about the world around you as you have a special encounter with nature.

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Mekong Delta > Vietnam

Angkor Wat > Cambodia

cycling & active experiences in asia >

Kangaroo Island, South Australia, is a microcosm of landscapes and environments: dramatic coastlines, sheltered beaches, pristine bushland, rolling farmland, dense forests, sweeping sand dunes, solitary lighthouses and of course wildlife. Central Otago, on NZ’s South Island, is a region touched by history, with a powerful landscape of ancient mountains, weathered rock formations, alpine herb fields and fast rivers. Gold was once rich in the region, but these days it is the scene of a ‘wine rush’. Pinot Noir has become one of the region’s newest treasures. Explore this region of rugged beauty with us.

> Australia’s Longest Shortcut Cycling Adventure (57 days) > Australia’s Gulf to Gulf Cycling Epic (30 days) > Desert Dreaming Mountain Bike Adventure (14 days) > Himalaya on Two Wheels Motorcycle Adventure (23 days) More > at

our commitment to our planet and you > Our commitment is that the holidays we offer should respect the places, cultures and environments through which we travel. We aim to engage local people wherever possible, to benefit local communities and to leave a light footprint as much as possible.

Part of our commitment to our planet is to reduce the amount of printed materials we produce wherever we can. In this brochure you’ll find a selection of our tours from around the world to give you a sample of where we go and the type of experiences we offer. More information on these and all our other tours can be found either on our website or by asking your local travel agent. Fact Sheets with itineraries and details can be emailed or posted to you on demand.

CUSTOM TOURS > Looking for an adventure with your own private group? Whether you’ve got a family group, school or university

group, a couple of friends, work colleagues, a team, a charity or an organisation, we can work with you to create an itinerary that’s perfect for your travel needs and requirements. From short breaks to extended tours and everything in between, our team at Travel Collective have the expertise, passion and dedication to ensure that every stage of your adventure, from the initial planning stages right through to the time you travel, runs smoothly and just the way you would like. Choose from our existing itineraries or work with us to put together an itinerary to take in the needs of your group. For the latest updates, snippets from our team around the world, and more, check out our Twitter page at We’re also on Facebook! If you’ve got a profile, become a fan of our page. Simply search ‘Travel Collective’ and join up.

> Flinders Ranges & Heysen Trail Walking (6 days) > Kangaroo Island Nature Experience (4 days) > Gourmet Cycling in South Australia’s Wine Regions (5 days) > Great Ocean Walk Experience (5 days) > Central Otago Rail Trail & Vineyard Cycle Tour (5 days) > Tailor-made Central Otago Walking & Cycling Tours More > at

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Adventure. It’s all about getting away from your everyday existence. It’s about experience and discovery. You’ll come away from your experience enriched and inspired. Inside this brochure you’ll find a tempting selection of Adventure product offered by Travel Collective. However, this is just a sample; you’ll find more information on our website or by asking your local travel agent. If they don’t know us, introduce us; we will be more than happy to work with them. Where do our trips go? Where don’t they go! Australia, New Zealand, Africa, Borneo, Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, China, India, Tibet, Bhutan, Europe, South America... Who can go on these trips? If you’re looking for an experience outside the ‘norm’, have a good general health and fitness and spirit of adventure, we’re sure we’ve got a trip for you!

All of our trips can be customised for your group and many are available as FIT for two or more people.


And of course, we offer an extensive range of travel experiences taking in not only adventure, but leisure and luxury experiences. Most of our trips have an active focus, whether in body, mind or cultural engagement.

a taste of adventure, worldwide...

connecting people + places in the spirit of adventure.


call 1800 157 830 (from Australia) / 0800 326 228 (from NZ)

connecting people + places in the spirit of adventure.

the travel collective way.

Spanning Australia and New Zealand, the Travel Collective Group of Companies is at the forefront of active and leisure travel across Australasia and around the world. Our key focus is to connect people and places, whether through one of the many irresistable adventures found within this brochure, or through our extensive range of active, leisure and luxury travel experiences found on our website.

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Our passion is travel and we can’t wait to experience the world with you. The Adventure Collective, Active Travel, Ecotrek, ROC Tours, Touches of Luxury and Cromwell Travel Centre are divisions of the Travel Collective Group of Companies.

Travel Collective - New Zealand 8 Pinot Noir Drive, Cromwell, Central Otago New Zealand PO Box 308, Cromwell, Central Otago New Zealand 9342 P: +64 (0)3 445 4927 / 0800 326 228 (within NZ) F: +64 (0)3 445 4935



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Travel Collective - Australia PO Box 848, Unley BC, South Australia 5061 Australia P: +61 1300 948 911 / 1800 157 830 (within Australia) F: +61 1300 948 339 E:

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Travel Collective Pty Ltd ABN 135 995 907

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A Taste of Adventure  

2010 Travel Menu - Adventure Worldwide

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