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.

Sydney Opera Extravaganza

Including La Traviata Opera on Sydney Harbour

with Phillip Sametz

23–28 March 2020 (6 days)

TOUR CANCELLED **DUE TO EVENT BANS**

Homesteads and Gardens of the National Capital

Canberra, Braidwood, Bungendore and Yass

with Trisha Dixon

24–28 April 2020 (5 days)

TOUR CANCELLED **DUE TO EVENT BANS**

2020 Canberra International Music Festival

Canberra, A.C.T.

with Genevieve Jacobs

01–05 May 2020 (5 days)

TOUR CANCELLED **DUE TO EVENT BANS**

Wagner’s Lohengrin

at Arts Centre Melbourne

with Heath Lees

22–24 May 2020 (3 days)

TOUR CANCELLED **DUE TO EVENT BANS**

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 2020 (7 days)

Open for sale

Singapore Garden Festival 2020

Singapore

with Helen Young

17–23 July 2020 (7 days)

Waitlist

The 2020 Sydney International Piano Competition

Finals at the Sydney Town Hall

with Marshall McGuire

21–26 July 2020 (6 days)

TOUR CANCELLED **DUE TO EVENT BANS**

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

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

02–08 August 2020 (7 days)

Open for sale

Gardens, Landscapes and Art of the Top End

Darwin and Kakadu

with Julie Kinney

16–22 August 2020 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Die Tote Stadt

Victorian Opera, Hamer Hall, Melbourne

with Phillip Sametz

20–22 August 2020 (3 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

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 2020 (6 days)

Open for sale

Opera, Music and Art in Wellington

New Zealand Opera, World of WearableArt®, Galleries and Winery

with Claudia Chan Shaw

23–27 September 2020 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Oku-Noto Triennale

Japan’s Noto Peninsula, Kanazawa and Kyoto

with John McBride

24 September – 02 October 2020 (9 days)

Open for sale

Weekend of Music in the Adelaide Hills

UKARIA 24, Mount Barker

with Marshall McGuire

16–19 October 2020 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Food and Wines of the Margaret River

Western Australia

with Peter Bourne

24–28 October 2020 (5 days)

Open for sale

Symphony of a Thousand

Mahler 8 in Melbourne

with Mairi Nicolson

24–26 October 2020 (3 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

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

Tristan und Isolde

Opera Queensland, Brisbane

with Peter Bassett

30 October – 01 November 2020 (3 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

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

22–28 November 2020 (7 days)

Open for sale

The Brisbane Ring (Cycle III)

with Peter Bassett

28 November – 06 December 2020 (9 days)

Waitlist

The Dresden Ring

Dresden

with Scott Curry

06–13 February 2021 (8 days)

ON REQUEST **SAVE THE DATE! Pre-register your interest**

Drawing the Mornington Peninsula

Sculpture parks, galleries and gardens

with Jennifer Keeler-Milne

01–05 March 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Regional Galleries of NSW

Orange, Bathurst and the Blue Mountains

with Fiona McIntosh

April 2021 (6 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

New Art Spaces of Brisbane

Brisbane, Queensland

with Julie Ewington

June 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Gardens, Landscapes and Art of the Northern Territory

Darwin and Kakadu

with Julie Kinney

July/August 2021 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Marvellous Melbourne

Private Art Collections of Melbourne

with Kenneth Park

September 2021 (5 days

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Art Deco to Art Now: New Zealand

Wellington and Napier

with Claudia Chan Shaw

September/October 2021 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

Regional Galleries of the South Coast NSW

with Fiona McIntosh

October 2021 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**

New Art Spaces of Tasmania

Weekend of Art, Wine and Culture

with Gitte Weise

November 2021 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Pre-Register Your Interest**