Upcoming Tours


Taiwan: cultural treasures & majestic landscapes

Apr 15 - 24, 2018. Tour Leader: Judy Tenzing

This tour of Taiwan uncovers Chinese traditions and culture with a wealth of art, architecture and beautiful landscapes in Tainan, Taroko Gorge and Taipei.

Opera in New York

Apr 18 - 27, 2018. Tour Leader: Christopher Menz

The stars come out! Enjoy six outstanding performances at the Met, with the leading singers of our day – Netrebko, DiDonato, Yende, Yoncheva and Domingo.

Lakes & Villas of Northern Italy

Apr 26 - May 10, 2018. Tour Leader: Michael Turner

Enjoy some of Italy’s finest villas on Lake Como, the Renaissance country houses of Palladio, and the splendour of the Borromean Islands on this 15-day tour.

Northern Spain & Portugal: Bilbao to Lisbon

Apr 27 - May 16, 2018. Tour Leader: Dr Jeni Ryde

Travel through the fascinating regions of Northern Spain via Porto to Lisbon. Explore outstanding art collections, spectacular monuments and vibrant cities.

Munich to Berlin: Australian Book Review in Germany

Jun 2 - 15, 2018. Tour Leader: Peter Rose Christopher Menz

See outstanding art, enjoy fine opera and explore the rich literary heritage of Germany, travelling from Munich to Berlin with Australian Book Review.

NGV MoMA and the Mornington Peninsula

Sep 9 - 12, 2018. Tour Leader: Dr Matthew Laing

Enjoy detailed background lectures and a guided visit of the MoMA exhibition, before exploring Melbourne’s galleries and the fantastic Mornington Peninsula.

Malta to Venice: aboard Sea Cloud II

Sep 22 - Oct 8, 2018. Tour Leader: Dr Kathleen Olive

Enjoy the best of land and sea travel on this 17 day tour travelling from Malta to Venice, featuring a nine-night cruise on the luxury sailing yacht Sea Cloud II.

Florence and the Italian Renaissance

Sep 22 - Oct 5, 2018. Tour Leader: Dr Nick Gordon

Settle in and relax on this residential tour as we discover the unique amalgam of enterprise, republicanism, ambition and virtuosity that shaped the Renaissance.

Iran in depth

Oct 9 - 31, 2018. Tour Leader: Dr John Tidmarsh

Discover Iran’s cultural highlights on this comprehensive tour visit, museums, monuments, palaces and gardens from the Caspian Sea to the desert city of Yazd.