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.

Conversations with Matisse

Sydney

with Wendy Sharpe

Friday, 21 January 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Sydney Opera Extravaganza

The Marriage of Figaro, La Bohème and Turandot

with Damien Beaumont

27 – 30 January 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

The Asia Pacific Triennial in Brisbane

Contemporary art in the Asia Pacific

with Julie Ewington

03–07 February 2022 (5 days)

TOUR POSTPONED TO 10 – 14 MARCH 2022

Tall Tales of Sydney’s Skyline

The rise of Barangaroo

with Anthony Burke

Saturday, 05 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Music by the Springs

Chamber Music in Country Victoria

with Phillip Sametz

11 – 14 February 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

In the footsteps of Martin Sharp

Wirian and the Yellow House

with Joyce Morgan

Friday, 11 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Jeffrey Smart at the National Gallery of Australia

Canberra

with Christopher Allen

11 – 13 February 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Art Deco Potts Point

Architectural treasures of Sydney’s Inner East

with Claudia Chan Shaw

Saturday, 12 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

History, Art and Landscapes of North West Tasmania

North West Tasmania

with Kathleen Olive

14 – 22 February 2022 (9 days)

Open for sale

Reflections on Matisse

And Ken Done

with Lorraine Kypiotis

Friday, 18 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Trailblazers, Renegades and Activists

The modern women of Potts Point and Elizabeth Bay

with Ute Junker

Saturday, 19 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Light and Darkness at the Chau Chak Wing Museum

Sydney

with Julie Ewington

Thursday, 24 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Sydney’s Changing Waterfront

Sydney

with Glen Halliday

Saturday, 26 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Islands of Sydney Harbour

A private boat tour of Sydney’s historical harbour islands

with Brad Manera

Saturday, 26 February 2022 (day tour)

Open for sale

Adelaide Hills Art Trail

Galleries, artists’ studios and the Adelaide Biennial

with Joyce Morgan

28 February – 04 March 2022 (5 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

28 February – 06 March 2022 (7 days)

Open for sale

Illawarra Art Trail

Wollongong and the Sutherland Shire

with Fiona McIntosh

28 February – 02 March 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Galleries of the NSW Hunter Region

Newcastle and Maitland

with Brian Ladd

March 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Adelaide Festival 2022

Adelaide, South Australia

with Phillip Sametz & Mairi Nicolson

04 – 10 March 2022 (7 days)

Waitlist

Ancient Greeks in Australia’s Capital

National Museum of Australia, ANU Classics Museum and the Australian War Memorial

with Iain Shearer

04 – 06 March 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Gardens of the NSW Central West

Orange, Bathurst, Cowra and Canowindra

with Elizabeth Swane

07 – 13 March 2022 (7 days)

Open for sale

Landscapes of the NSW South Coast

From Sydney to Merimbula

with Robin Powell

07 – 14 March 2022 (8 days)

Open for sale

Weekend of Music in the Adelaide Hills

UKARIA Cultural Centre, Mount Barker

with Phillip Sametz

11 – 14 March 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Food and Wine of the Canberra Region

Murrumbateman, Gundaroo and Mount Majura

with Peter Bourne

12–16 March 2022 (5 days)

Open for sale

La Rondine in Canberra

Performed by National Opera in Canberra

with Phillip Sametz

16 – 18 March 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

The Renaissance Tours Grand Tour Festival

Epsom House, Tasmania

with Christopher Lawrence

18 – 21 March 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Colonial to modern

Art, Architecture and History of the Hunter Valley

with Brian Ladd & Susan Hunt

18 – 21 March 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Sydney Opera Nights

Otello, La Juive and Maria Stuarda and other performances

with Damien Beaumont

19 – 24 March 2022 (6 days)

Open for sale

Captivating Chic

The NGV Coco Chanel exhibition, private fashion collections and design studios

with Peter McNeil

25 – 28 March 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Boyd and Bundanon

The Shoalhaven Region

with Matthew Westwood

25 – 27 March 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Indigenous Art in the National Capital

The National Indigenous Art Triennial and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art

with Wally Caruana & Liz Gibson

25 – 28 March 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Epicurean Wonders of the Great Southern Islands

A private air charter to Kangaroo, King and Flinders Islands

with Peter Bourne

26 March – 3 April 2022 (9 days)

Open for sale

Regional Galleries of NSW

Orange, Bathurst and the Blue Mountains

with Fiona McIntosh

30 March – 04 April 2022 (6 days)

Open for sale

The Renaissance Tours Festival of Chamber Music

Mitchelton Winery, Nagambie, Victoria

with Stewart Kelly

04–07 April 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Norfolk Island Kaleidoscope

History, Culture, Gardens and Landscapes

with Alex McKay

05 – 09 April 2022 (5 days)

Open for sale

In the Footsteps of Arthur Boyd

Bundanon and the Shoalhaven Region

with Christopher Allen & Michelle Hiscock

08 – 10 April 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Autumn Gardens of Country Victoria

Daylesford and Mount Macedon

with Julie Kinney

09 – 14 April 2022 (6 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Art Galleries of Regional Victoria

The art state

with Brian Ladd

09 – 15 April 2022 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Autumn on the Monaro

Art, Gardens and History of the High Country

with Kathleen Olive

18 – 22 April 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Music in the Mountains

Blackheath Chamber Music Festival, Blue Mountains

with Andy Bromberger

22 – 25 April 2022 (4 days)

Open for sale

Homesteads and Gardens of the National Capital

Canberra and surrounds

with Genevieve Jacobs

22 – 26 April 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

William Morris in Adelaide

Adelaide, South Australia

with Michele Hill

24 – 30 April 2022 (7 days)

Open for sale

Autumn Gardens of the Blue Mountains

Leura, Mount Wilson and Oberon

with Elizabeth Swane

25 – 29 April 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Art Galleries, Studios and Rock Art of Far North Queensland

Cairns and Quinkan Country

with Robert Heather & Liz Gibson

27 April – 01 May 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Orange Chamber Music Festival

Music, food and wine in Country NSW

with Damien Beaumont

28 April – 02 May 2022 (5 days)

Open for sale

Architecture and Design in Hobart

Private homes and public spaces

with Anthony Burke

29 April – 2 May 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Canberra International Music Festival

Canberra

with Genevieve Jacobs

29 April – 05 May 2022 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Treasures of the National Capital

Canberra

with Alan Dodge

30 April – 04 May 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Art Deco to Art Now: Singapore

Singapore

with Claudia Chan Shaw

May 2022 (6 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Autumn Delights of the Yarra Valley

Gardens, Food and Art of Country Victoria

with Robin Powell

03 – 06 May 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Wagner’s Lohengrin

at the Arts Centre Melbourne

with Christopher Lawrence

Package I: 16 – 18 May 2022 (3 days) / Package II: 23 – 25 May 2022 (3 days)

Open for sale

Autumn Delights of the NSW South Coast

Gardens, Food and Wine in the Shoalhaven

with Robin Powell

17 – 20 May 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Opera in the Outback

Opera Gala at Uluru, Northern Territory

with Mairi Nicolson

20–23 May 2022 (4 days)

Waitlist

Coriole Music Festival

McLaren Vale, South Australia

with Phillip Sametz

20 – 23 May 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Galleries and Art Spaces of New England

Tamworth, Armidale and Walcha

with Robert Heather

25 – 29 May 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

History, Gardens and Landscapes of Norfolk Island

Norfolk Island

with Brad Manera

31 May – 4 June 2022 (5 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

06 – 12 June 2022 (7 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Sunshine Coast Art Trail

Noosa and the Glass House Mountains

with Lorraine Kypiotis

15 – 19 June 2022 (5 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Winter Weekend of Italian Opera

La Traviata, Madama Butterfly and Il Trovatore

with Mairi Nicolson

21 – 24 July 2022 (4 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

Lands of the Saltwater People: an exclusive cruise of the Arafura Sea

Tiwi, Goulburn & Elcho Islands; Maningrida & Yirrkala

with Geraldine Doogue & Wally Caruana

01–10 September 2022 (10 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**

European Art and Music Cruise

Frankfurt to Vienna on the MS Amadeus Queen

with Christopher Lawrence & Thomas Abbott

22 September – 03 October 2022 (11 days)

ON REQUEST **Register Your Interest**