Embrace the vibrant art scene of Hong Kong through its annual international art week, along with exclusive visits to the city’s outstanding art museums and galleries.

At a Glance

  • Gain exclusive access to the Art Basel and Art Central trade fairs
  • Explore the West Kowloon Cultural District with the M+ Museum, Art Park and Hong Kong Palace Museum
  • Experience the dynamic culture of Hong Kong through its bustling open-air markets
  • Find tranquillity at the meticulously landscaped grounds of Chi Lin Nunnery

Marvel at Art Basel, the largest international art fair in Hong Kong, with its in-depth overview of the Asia Pacific region’s astonishing diversity through modern and contemporary works by established and emerging artists.

Another fair, Art Central, has also become a cornerstone event of Hong Kong Art Week, showcasing the next generation of artists from innovative galleries throughout the world.

In addition to the art fairs, explore Hong Kong’s latest world-class cultural landmarks, including the Hong Kong Palace Museum, which opened in 2022 and home to over 900 priceless treasures, as well as the M+, which opened in 2021, with its diverse collection of contemporary art.


This tour is part of the World Art Tours program organised by the Art Gallery Society of NSW in partnership with Renaissance Tours.


25 – 30 March 2025 (6 days)

Tour leader

Claudia Chan Shaw

Tour Status


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Arrive in Hong Kong on suggested flights and make your way to the hotel. Renaissance Tours or your travel agent can assist you with your flights and other travel arrangements including travel insurance (a condition of travel), a private hotel transfer, accommodation before or after the tour and a room category update.

This evening join your tour leader, Claudia Chan Shaw, for a welcome drink in the hotel bar.


After a morning briefing, discover the history of Kowloon with a guided walk along Hong Kong’s historic harbour front, featuring well-known Hong Kong landmarks such as the Tsim Sha Tsui Promenade, the former Marina Police headquarters and the Peninsula Hotel. Explore the back streets and lively markets of Kowloon.

After lunch, the remainder of the afternoon is free until the opening night of Art Central this evening. Art Central showcases the next generation of talent from some of the most established galleries across Asia and the globe, alongside a dynamic program of ambitious installations, engaging panel discussions and experimental film.


Spend the morning exploring Hong Kong at your own pace, perhaps seeking out the vibrant art scene in the well-established Central Art District or further afield in the burgeoning artistic hub of Wan Chai.

This afternoon attend the VIP Preview of Art Basel Hong Kong, firmly established as Asia’s premier art fair, showcasing the latest developments in art from across Asia as well as the best from the West.


This morning, visit M+ and Hong Kong Palace Museum in the West Kowloon Cultural District, a new vibrant cultural quarter for Hong Kong.

Start at the M+ Museum, a beacon of visual culture, showcasing a pre-eminent collection of visual art, design, architecture and moving images from Hong Kong, Greater China, Asia and beyond. Discover the multifaceted narratives of visual culture via exhibitions and displays that reflect our time and place.

Next, head to the Hong Kong Palace Museum, which presents an impressive array of art and cultural relics from the Palace Museum in Beijing as well as the finest objects from cultural institutions worldwide. Explore its meticulously curated galleries, and delve into centuries of Chinese history, culture and imperial heritage.

The afternoon is at leisure for a second visit to Art Central and Art Basel Hong Kong.


Explore a different side of Hong Kong today with a visit to the serene Chi Lin Nunnery and Garden. Traverse the tranquil paths and admire the meticulously manicured landscapes and traditional Tang Dynasty architecture.

Later, explore the vibrant Soho District, renowned for its eclectic blend of street art and historic charm. Start at Shelley Street, where the murals captivate with their colourful creativity and unique art installations. Ride the Mid-Level Escalators, a modern marvel offering a glimpse of the bustling life below, before stopping at Man Mo Temple, which, though small, offers an atmospheric retreat with its incense-filled halls dedicated to the gods of literature and war.

This evening, celebrate the end of the tour with a special farewell dinner with Claudia and your fellow travellers.


Tour arrangements conclude after breakfast.

Renaissance Tours or your travel agent can assist you with your flights and other travel arrangements, including any additional nights’ accommodation either before or after the tour and travel insurance (a condition of travel).



Per person, twin-share

AUD 6,950

Single supplement

AUD 1,250

Deposit per person (at time of booking)

AUD 2,000

Final payment due

24 January 2025

Room category upgrade available on request. Please enquire with us.

Tour price includes

  • Accommodation in a centrally-located 5-star hotel with breakfast daily (B)
  • Meals as per itinerary (L=Lunch, D=Dinner, R=Reception); wines with dinners
  • Tickets to Art Basel and Art Central, as indicated
  • Comprehensive sightseeing, including local guides and entrance fees as per itinerary
  • Transportation throughout in comfortable air-conditioned coaches
  • Gratuities for local guides and drivers
  • Hotel porterage (one piece per person)

Tour price does not include

  • Airfares
  • Transfers on arrival and departure
  • Items of a personal nature, including telephone, laundry, taxis, room service, etc.
  • Travel insurance: a condition of travel (please contact Renaissance Tours or your travel agent for assistance)


Your hotel
Hong Kong – The Langham, Hong Kong *****

N.B. A hotel of a similar standard may be substituted.

More Details

Tour code: AG2505

Fitness level: Moderate
Please see Terms & Conditions for fitness level definitions here.

Suggested airline: Qantas/Cathay
Please contact Renaissance Tours or your travel agent for current airfares and flight reservations.

Australian and New Zealand passport holders do not require a visa for Hong Kong.

Download booking form here.

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