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Life starts outside your comfort zone

Flight Centre Active Travel – formerly Healthwise Active Travel – operates under a pretty simple philosophy: to help people realise that they can compete in (and complete!) major active events. Whether you're an ironman, trekker, cyclist or even a yogi, Flight Centre’s expert Active Team are ready to lend their expertise and passion to your heart-pumping holiday.

All-in-one active holidays

Tickets sold out to that worldwide sporting event you had your eye on? No sweat! Flight Centre Active Travel aim to get you entry to popular sold-out events, neatly packaged together with flights, accommodation, car hire, travel insurance and more, so you can keep focussed on your personal fitness goal. If you prefer to see the action from the sidelines, show your support for friends, family, colleagues or your favourite athletes by booking a spectator package.

Our experts can take you to new heights

From the depths of the Kokoda Trail to the dizzying heights of Mount Everest or the stunning Amalfi Coast, Flight Centre Active Travel can create tailored holidays and tours for singles, couples and groups before you can say "new personal best". Train hard and plan smart by getting in touch with Flight Centre's Active Team – the experts in combining fitness and fun at home and abroad. Chances are you might even be competing alongside your active holiday agent!

Embrace the team spirit and go as a group

A big part of any active event is the energetic community atmosphere and the support you receive working as part of a team. Active holidays are excellent for organisational team bonding as well as strengthening the ties of friendship. If you’re thinking about planning a one-of-a-kind holiday with a group of family, friends or workmates, Flight Centre’s expert active team is at the ready to get you moving. Flight Centre Active Travel: getting you across the line.

Types of Active Holidays

Our active travel experts can get you over the line

Some of the popular active holidays our specialist team can arrange include:

  • Santos Tour Down Under
  • Tour de France 
  • New York City Half Marathon
  • Kokoda treks
  • Mount Kilimanjaro climbs
  • Biking in the Pyrenees or Southern Alps
  • Cycling the Camino de Santiago in Spain
  • Australian Ironman competitions
  • Mooloolaba and Noosa Triathlons
  • Hiking the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal
  • Walking the Great Wall of China

Running 

Do you love to lace-up first thing in the morning and hit the pavement? If running is more of a passion than a hobby, you might be interested in Flight Centre Active Travel's range of running and marathon holidays. Secure your place with the best or on the sidelines for upcoming marathons in Rome, Paris, Berlin, Honolulu and New York. Closer to home, Run Gold Coast boasts the fasttest, flatest course in Australia.

Cycling

Cycling is not just a great way to stay fit, it's also a fantastic way to see the sights when you're on holiday. You might choose to travel for the sole purpose of cycling the vineyards of Burgundy or through the southern French Alps, or you may just wish to add a scenic two-wheeled excursion to your travel plans. If mountain biking in Croatia, zipping past the beaches of Cuba or exploring rural Tuscany on a bicicletta sounds like you're kind of travel, get in touch with Flight Centre's active experts today. 

Trekking & Adventure

Sometimes there's nothing quite as rewarding as discovering a new destination by the merit of your own two feet. Flight Centre Active Travel can arrange your trekking holiday in Australia, Asia, Africa, Nepal or South America. Tick off a bucket-list experience like walking the Great Wall of China, climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, tackling the Kokoda Trail, scaling Mount Everest or the classic Annapurna Circuit, or tracing the ancient Inca Trail. 

Triathlons

If you're planning on competing in a marathon or triathlon, leave your travel plans in the hands of the experts and focus on your training. There are tonnes of Ironman competitions that take place in the Asia-Pacific, combining swimming, riding and running in some amazing locations. Why not challenge yourself by competing in a triathlon in Noosa, Mooloolaba, Cairns, Sydney, Melbourne, Wanaka (NZ) or any number of cities in Australia and beyond? 

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