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.

Gardens of the South Island

From Christchurch to Queenstown

with Elizabeth Swane

27 February – 09 March 2020 (12 days)

**ON REQUEST**

Adelaide Festival 2020

Adelaide, South Australia

with Mairi Nicolson

03–09 March 2020 (7 days)

**LIMITED AVAILABILITY**

Sydney Opera Extravaganza

Including La Traviata Opera on Sydney Harbour

with Phillip Sametz

23–28 March 2020 (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Homesteads and Gardens of the National Capital

Canberra, Braidwood, Bungendore and Yass

with Trisha Dixon

24–28 April 2020 (5 days)

**WAITLIST**

2020 Canberra International Music Festival

Canberra, A.C.T.

with Genevieve Jacobs

01–05 May 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

17–23 May 2020 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Wagner’s Lohengrin

at Arts Centre Melbourne

with Heath Lees

22–24 May 2020 (3 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Music, Ballet and Art in Melbourne

Beethoven’s Pastoral, Mahler’s Song of the Earth and Anna Karenina

with Andy Bromberger

04–07 June 2020 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Paris Opera Ballet in Brisbane

Swan Lake and Parisienne Soirée

with Donna Cusack

11–17 July (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Singapore Garden Festival 2020

Singapore

with Helen Young

17–23 July (7 days)

**WAITLIST**

The 2020 Sydney International Piano Competition

Finals at the Sydney Town Hall

with Marshall McGuire

21–26 July 2020 (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Singapore Garden Festival 2020

Singapore

with Helen Young

24–30 July 2020 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Australian Festival of Chamber Music

Townsville

with Mary Jo Capps

31 July – 04 August 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE – FINAL PROGRAM ANNOUNCED**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

02–08 August 2020 (7 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Treasures of the National Capital

Canberra

with Alan Dodge

18–22 September 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Art Galleries of Regional Victoria

Bendigo, Ballarat and the NGV Winter Masterpieces

with Brian Ladd

20–25 September 2020 (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Harlequinade in Melbourne

Melbourne and Daylesford

with Donna Cusack

23–28 September (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Oku-Noto Triennale

Japan’s Noto Peninsula, Kanazawa and Kyoto

with John McBride

24 September – 02 October 2020 (9 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Food and Wines of the Margaret River

Western Australia

with Peter Bourne

24–28 October 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Gardens of Tasmania

WEST COAST, CRADLE MOUNTAIN AND HOBART

with Jennifer Stackhouse

25 October – 03 November 2020 (10 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

New Zealand Now: Contemporary Art and Design

Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch

with Julie Ewington

26 October – 08 November 2020 (14 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

Private Art Collections of Western Australia

Perth

with Alan Dodge

26–30 October 2020 (5 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

ASQ Weekend of Music

Margaret River

with Alan Dodge

30 October – 02 November 2020 (4 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle I)

with Peter Bassett

09–17 November 2020 (9 days)

**WAITLIST**

Private Gardens of Victoria

Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula and Queenscliff

with Trisha Dixon

15–20 November 2020 (6 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle II)

with Peter Bassett

19–27 November 2020 (9 days)

**OPEN FOR SALE**

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle III)

with Peter Bassett

28 November – 06 December 2020 (9 days)

**WAITLIST**

Drawing the Mornington Peninsula

Sculpture Parks, Galleries and Botanical Gardens

with Jennifer Keeler-Milne

March 2021 (5 days)

Explore the natural beauty and vibrant art scene of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula by visiting local artists’ studios and drawing the region’s characteristic landscapes.

Art Galleries of Regional NSW

with Fiona McIntosh

April/May 2021 (5 days)

Explore the hidden treasures of southern NSW and visit private collections, public sculptures and innovative regional galleries in Braidwood, Bawley Point and Wollongong.

New Art Spaces of Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland

with Julie Ewington

April/May 2021 (5 days)

Be immersed in Brisbane’s vibrant art scene, from the magnificent riverside Gallery of Modern Art to lively galleries, artists’ studios and private collections.

Marvellous Melbourne

Private Art Collections of Melbourne

with Kenneth Park

September 2021 (5 days

Uncover the treasures of Melbourne’s finest private art collections, explore the city’s innovative house museums and enjoy a private viewing of the NGV’s Winter Masterpieces…

Art Deco to Art Now: New Zealand

Wellington and Napier

with Claudia Chan Shaw

September/October 2021 (7 days)

Discover the Art Deco architectural gems of Wellington and Napier and be captivated by New Zealand’s innovative contemporary arts scene at the remarkable World of…

New Art Spaces of Tasmania

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture

with Gitte Weise

November 2021 (4 days)

Spend a long weekend exploring the Island State’s most innovative art spaces, museums and studios with exclusive access to extensive private collections of contemporary art.