Short Breaks

Feel like a short break?
This unique collection of tours is for those who need a short break, closer to home. Discover a selection of journeys combining festivals, cultural activities and special events in Australia, New Zealand and Asia.

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland©

at the Arts Centre Melbourne

with The Australian Ballet

26–28 September 2017 (3 days)

When Christopher Wheeldon’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland© arrived on the stage in 2011 with a burst of colour, theatrical magic and inventive choreography, it was…

Opera, Music and the Arts in NZ

Featuring NZ Opera, Symphony and World of WearableArt

with Christopher Lawrence

05–09 October 2017 (5 days)

Celebrated as New Zealand’s cultural capital, Wellington boasts a plethora of fine museums, is home to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, and hosts the New…

Evandale Spring Music and Gardens

In northern Tasmania

with Christopher Lawrence, Jennifer Stackhouse & Jennie Chapman

25–29 October 2017 (5 days)

You are invited to be part of the inaugural Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival, a feast of fine classical music, gourmet cuisine and historic homes and…

Food and Wine in Central Otago

A gourmet experience in and around Queenstown

with Peter Bourne

03–07 November 2017 (5 days)

Spectacular landscapes, a sophisticated gourmet food culture and some of the world’s best Pinot Noir wines – not to mention impressive, vivid whites – best…

Adelaide Festival 2018

with Mairi Nicolson

06–12 March 2018 (6 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

ASQ Weekend of Music

Chamber music in the Margaret River

with Alan Dodge

06–10 April 2018 (5 days)

Enjoy a weekend of chamber music at its very finest, performed in the picturesque vineyards of Western Australia’s Margaret River.

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

08–14 April 2018 (7 days)

Three tour dates available: 08–14 April, 29 April–05 May or 25 September–01 October 2018.

Sydney Opera, Music and Art Weekend

Opera on the Harbour, Sydney Symphony, ACO and the Sydney Biennale

with Damien Beaumont

12–15 April 2018 (4 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Autumn in the Monaro

Art, Gardens and History of the High Country

with Trisha Dixon

24–27 April 2018 (4 days)

Explore the historic homesteads, private gardens and artists’ studios of the Monaro Plateau at the height of its autumnal glory, where art, horticulture and history…

2018 Canberra International Music Festival

with Genevieve Jacobs

27 April – 01 May 2018 (5 days)

Spend four days at the Canberra International Music Festival for a wealth of fine music by Australian and international musicians.

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

29 April – 05 May 2018 (7 days)

**FULLY BOOKED – WAITLIST ONLY**

Auckland Art Fair 2018

Plus Gibbs Farm and Colin McCahon House

with Ron Ramsey

22–26 May 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Masterworks from MoMA in Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria

with Brian Ladd

14–18 June 2018 (5 days)

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Singapore Garden Festival 2018

Singapore

with Helen Young

20–25 July 2018 (6 days)

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Masterworks from MoMA in Melbourne

Melbourne, Victoria

with John McDonald

03–06 August 2018 (4 days)

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Tristan und Isolde in Perth

Plus Day Trip to York

with Alan Dodge

17–20 August 2018 (4 days)

Under the baton of Asher Fisch, the West Australian Symphony Orchestra continues its presentation of Wagner’s masterpieces with the dramatic, philosophical and profoundly influential opera,…

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

25 September – 01 October 2018 (7 days)

Three tour dates available: 08–14 April, 29 April–05 May or 25 September–01 October 2018.

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

at the Arts Centre, Melbourne

with Heath Lees

12–15 November 2018

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

at the Arts Centre, Melbourne

with Heath Lees

15–18 November 2018

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

at the Arts Centre, Melbourne

with Heath Lees

17–20 November 2018

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**

Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

at the Arts Centre, Melbourne

with Heath Lees

20–23 November 2018

**NOW OPEN FOR SALE**