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.

Illawarra Art Trail

Wollongong and the Sutherland Shire

with Fiona McIntosh

06–08 October 2020 (3 days)

Open for sale

Contemporary Japan

Japanese Decorative Arts and Culture in Sydney

with Kathryn Hunyor

Thursday, 08 October 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Spring Gardens of the Blue Mountains

Leura, Mount Wilson, Little Hartley and Oberon

with Helen Young

11–18 October 2020 (8 days)

Open for sale

Surry Hills Gourmet Experience

Sydney

with Peter Bourne

Wednesday, 14 October 2020 (day tour)

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Private Gardens of the Perth Hills

Western Australia

with Julie Kinney

Monday, 19 October 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Galleries of the NSW Hunter Region

Newcastle and Maitland

with Brian Ladd

20–22 October 2020 (3 days)

Open for sale

Private Gardens of the NSW Central Coast

The Hawkesbury and the Yarramalong Valley

with Elizabeth Swane

21–24 October 2020 (4 days)

Open for sale

Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley

Yarramalong Valley, NSW

with Trisha Dixon

Wednesday, 21 October 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Jumjum Garden and the Yarramalong Valley

Yarramalong Valley, NSW

with Trisha Dixon

Thursday, 22 October 2020 (day tour)

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A Walk Down Macquarie Street

Sydney’s historic thoroughfare

with Lorraine Kypiotis

Friday, 23 October 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Art Deco Sydney

Architectural treasures of the Sydney CBD

with Claudia Chan Shaw

Saturday, 24 October 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Sydney Art Highlights

The Archibald Prize, commercial galleries and public sculptures

with Gitte Weise

28–30 October 2020 (3 days)

Open for sale

Gardens of the NSW Central West

Orange, Bathurst, Cowra and Canowindra

with Elizabeth Swane

02–08 November 2020 (7 days)

Open for sale

Private Gardens of the National Capital

A.C.T

with Genevieve Jacobs

Wednesday, 04 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Northern Rivers Art Trail

The NSW Tweed, Lismore and Byron shires

with Gitte Weise

04–10 November 2020 (7 days)

Open for sale

Bondi Food and Art Trail

From Jewish delis to ocean seascapes

with Jane Hutcheon

Thursday, 05 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Gardens of the Australian Capital Territory

Canberra and Braidwood

with Genevieve Jacobs

06–09 November 2020 (4 days)

Open for sale

Looking Up

Tall Tales of Sydney Architecture

with Anthony Burke

Saturday, 07 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Surry Hills Gourmet Experience

Sydney

with Peter Bourne

Wednesday, 11 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Hills and Vales of South Australia

Gardens, Art, History and Wine

with Genevieve Jacobs

12–20 November 2020 (9 days)

Open for sale

Wartime Sydney

Stories from the homefront during times of war

with Peter Hobbins

Saturday, 14 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Asian Delights

Exploring Sydney's Asian bakeries and cafés

with Jane Hutcheon

Tuesday, 17 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Gardens of Sydney’s Hills District

Sydney

with Elizabeth Swane

Wednesday, 18 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Art Deco Sydney

Architectural treasures of the Sydney CBD

with Claudia Chan Shaw

Saturday, 21 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

A day at the new Chau Chak Wing Museum

The Nicholson, Macleay and University Art collections

with Iain Shearer

Tuesday, 24 November 2020 (day tour)

Open for sale

Northern Rivers Food Trail

Culinary Treasures of the NSW Byron Shire

with Jane Hutcheon

30 November – 04 December 2020 (5 days)

Open for sale

Treasures of the National Capital

Canberra

with Alan Dodge

04–08 December 2020 (5 days)

Open for sale

Weekend of Music in the Adelaide Hills

UKARIA Cultural Centre, Mount Barker

with Marshall McGuire

04–07 December 2020 (4 days)

Open for sale

Landscapes of the NSW South Coast

From Sydney to Merimbula

with Trisha Dixon

01–08 February 2021 (8 days)

Open for sale

The Renaissance Tours Vienna Nights Festival

Epsom House, Tasmania

with Christopher Lawrence

05–08 February 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Country Gardens of New Zealand

North and South Islands

with Elizabeth Swane

10–24 February 2021 (15 days)

Open for sale

Music by the Springs

Chamber Music in Country Victoria

with Phillip Sametz

12–15 February 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Food and Wine in Central Otago

Queenstown, Wanaka and Arrowtown

with Peter Bourne

19–23 February 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Gardens of Tasmania’s East Coast

Launceston, Freycinet and Hobart

with Jennifer Stackhouse

21 February – 01 March 2021 (9 days)

Open for sale

New Zealand Now: Contemporary Art and Design

Auckland Art Fair, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch

with Julie Ewington

22 February – 07 March 2021 (14 days)

Open for sale

Adelaide Festival 2021

Adelaide, South Australia

with Phillip Sametz

27 February – 04 March 2021 (6 days)

Open for sale

Drawing the Mornington Peninsula

Sculpture parks, galleries and gardens

with Jennifer Keeler-Milne

01–05 March 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Masterpieces in Canberra

Botticelli to Van Gogh at the NGA

with Alan Dodge

March 2021 (3 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Country Gardens of Victoria

Apollo Bay, Warrnambool and Ballarat

with Julie Kinney

14–23 March 2021 (10 days)

Open for sale

Food and Wines of the Margaret River

Western Australia

with Peter Bourne

20–24 March 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Gardens of Tasmania’s West Coast

WEST COAST, CRADLE MOUNTAIN AND HOBART

with Trisha Dixon

23 March – 01 April 2021 (10 days)

Open for sale

Private Collections and House Museums of Melbourne

Melbourne

with Kenneth Park

23–26 March 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Epicurean Delights of the Yarra Valley

Food, Wine and Gardens of Country Victoria

with Nicci Crossing

23–26 March 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

New Art Spaces of Tasmania

Weekend of Art and Wine

with Gitte Weise

25–28 March 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Regional Galleries of NSW

Orange, Bathurst and the Blue Mountains

with Fiona McIntosh

18–23 April 2021 (6 days)

Open for sale

Art Galleries of Regional Victoria

Bendigo, Ballarat and the NGV Ian Potter Centre

with Brian Ladd

18–23 April 2021 (6 days)

Open for sale

Homesteads and Gardens of the National Capital

Canberra, Braidwood, Bungendore and Yass

with Trisha Dixon

24–28 April 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Private Art Collections of Western Australia

Perth

with Alan Dodge

26–30 April 2021 (5 days)

Open for sale

Coriole Music Festival

McLaren Vale, South Australia

with Phillip Sametz

21–24 May 2021 (4 days)

Open for sale

Art Spaces of Brisbane

And QAGOMA’S European Masterpieces exhibition

with Julie Ewington

10–14 June 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Gardens, Landscapes and Art of the Northern Territory

Darwin and Kakadu

with Julie Kinney

July/August 2021 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

The Renaissance Tours Festival of Chamber Music 2021

with Stewart Kelly

20–23 September 2021 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Art Deco to Art Now: New Zealand

Wellington and Napier

with Claudia Chan Shaw

September/October 2021 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Regional Galleries of the NSW South Coast

with Fiona McIntosh

October 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle I)

with Peter Bassett

28 October – 05 November 2021 (9 days)

Open for sale

New Art Spaces of Tasmania

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture

with Gitte Weise

November 2021 (4 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