Short Breaks

Sometimes the finest travel experiences are right on one’s doorstep. This unique collection of tours is designed so that you can easily get away for a short, affordable and enriching travel experience in the company of like-minded others.

Masterpieces from the National Gallery, London

Botticelli to Van Gogh at the NGA, Canberra

with Matthew Westwood

08–10 May 2021 (3 days)

Open for sale

Northern Rivers Food Trail

Culinary Treasures of the NSW Byron Shire

with Jane Hutcheon

11–15 May 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

A Walk Down Macquarie Street

Sydney’s historic thoroughfare

with Lorraine Kypiotis

Friday, 14 May 2021 (day tour)

Open for sale

Melbourne Opera, Music and Theatre Extravaganza

Performances by Opera Australia, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and Melbourne Theatre Company

with Mairi Nicolson

14–19 May 2021 (6 days)

Open for sale

In Sickness and In Health

Sydney in times of quarantine

with Peter Hobbins

Saturday, 15 May 2021 (day tour)

Open for sale

Art Deco Potts Point

Architectural treasures of Sydney’s Inner East

with Claudia Chan Shaw

Saturday, 15 May 2021 (day tour)

Waitlist

Coriole Music Festival

McLaren Vale, South Australia

with Phillip Sametz

21–24 May 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Contemporary Japan

Japanese design and culture in Sydney

with Kathryn Hunyor

Friday, 21 May 2021 (day tour)

Open for sale

Sydney’s Changing Waterfront

Sydney

with Glen Halliday

Saturday, 22 May 2021 (day tour)

Open for sale

Spirit of Place

Art and culture of the Torres Strait and Arnhem Land

with Geraldine Doogue & Liz Gibson

24–30 May 2021 (7 days)

Waitlist

Art Spaces of Brisbane

And QAGOMA’S European Masterpieces exhibition

with Julie Ewington

10–14 June 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Archaeological treasures of the Chau Chak Wing Museum

Antiquities from the Middle East, Greece and Cyprus

with Iain Shearer

Thursday, 10 June 2021 (day tour)

Open for sale

Gardens, Landscapes and Art of the Top End

Darwin and Kakadu

with Julie Kinney

13–19 June 2021 (7 days)

Open for sale

Southern Highlands Food Trail

Bowral, Berrima, Robertson and Kangaroo Valley

with Jane Hutcheon

14–18 June 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Music, Ballet and Art in Melbourne

Anna Karenina, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and NGV Winter Masterpieces

with Andy Bromberger

23–27 June 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

Three major exhibitions at the National Gallery of Victoria

with Christopher Allen

25–28 June 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Music by the Springs

Chamber Music in Country Victoria

with Phillip Sametz

09–12 July 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Townsville

with Mary Jo Capps

23–27 July 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Plus the Telstra Aboriginal Art Awards, and rock art of Kakadu

with Wally Caruana

5–10 August 2021 (6 days)

Open for sale

Galleries of the NSW Hunter Region

Newcastle and Maitland

with Brian Ladd

07–09 September 2021 (3 days)

Open for sale

Food and Wine in Orange and the Central West

NSW

with Peter Bourne

10–14 September 2021 (5 days)

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Opera in the Outback

Opera Gala at Uluru, Northern Territory

with Mairi Nicolson

17–20 September 2021 (4 days)

Waitlist

The Renaissance Tours Festival of Chamber Music 2021

Mitchelton Winery, Nagambie, Victoria

with Stewart Kelly

20–23 September 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Ancient Landscapes and Sacred Sites: an archaeological exploration of Far Western NSW

Mungo National Park, Menindee Lakes, Mutawintji National Park, Broken Hill

with Alex McKay

23–29 September 2021 (7 days)

Open for sale

Melbourne Winter Masterpieces

The NGV International and Heide Museum of Modern Art

with Lorraine Kypiotis

25–28 September 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Art Deco to Art Now: New Zealand

Wellington and Napier

with Claudia Chan Shaw

September/October 2021 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Galleries and Art Spaces of New England

Tamworth, Armidale, Walcha and Uralla

with Robert Heather

October 2021

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Food and Wine in Central Otago

Queenstown, Wanaka and Arrowtown

with Peter Bourne

15–19 October 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Tasmanian Chamber Music Festival

Tasmania

with Christopher Lawrence

21–25 October 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

New Zealand Now: Contemporary Art and Design

Auckland Art Fair, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch

with Julie Ewington

22 February – 07 March 2021 (14 days)

TOUR POSTPONED TO OCTOBER 2021

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle I)

with Peter Bassett

28 October – 05 November 2021 (9 days)

Open for sale

Food and Wines of the Margaret River

Western Australia

with Peter Bourne

05–09 November 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle II)

with Peter Bassett

05–13 November 2021 (9 days)

Open for sale

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle III)

with Peter Bassett

13–21 November 2021 (9 days)

Open for sale

Private Gardens of Victoria

Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula and Queenscliff

with Trisha Dixon

14–19 November 2021 (6 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Private Collections and House Museums of Melbourne

Melbourne

with Kenneth Park

23–26 November 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Weekend of Music in Margaret River

Western Australia

with Alan Dodge

26–29 November 2021 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**