Art Travel: Small Group Art & Cultural Tours 0800 323 333 [email protected]

Looking for something different in 2021 – join an Art Tour? 

While we lock them in and build a page for each tour here are our proposed itineraries. All our tours are small group programs, rich in engagement, enjoyment with an element of education thrown in. 

Register your interest in any of our Art Tours by emailing us, or call 0800 323 333

Read our testimonials page for feedback on our previous tours.

Whanganui & New Plymouth

Wednesday 17 – Monday 22 March 2021

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2 places left at 18 January 2021


Nelson and Marlborough

Wednesday 21 April – Monday 26 April  2021

This tour is now full

Join Sue Gardiner for five nights at the top of the Mainland. This tour comprises three nights in Nelson, visiting local museums, galleries, collectors and discovering the landscape before heading over to Blenheim to discover more of the same. Including a visit to Picton, food, wine, and more.

See our tour page for more detail

Auckland and around

April 12 – 15 2021

Join our small group tour to discover greater Auckland’s art and cultural heritage including artists studios, galleries and museums from the Waitemata to the Manukau Harbour.  Take this great opportunity to spend time in Auckland like a local, visiting some of our hidden gems, local cafes, learn our history, and meet the locals. 

Organized by our friends at Calder and Lawson Tours

Bay of Plenty

Wednesday 9 June – Sunday 13 June 2021

From Whakatane through to Maketu, and Tauranga, discover the creative nature of the Bay of Plenty with us over four nights. 

Look out for more on our tour page in January 2021

Northland – at leisure

August 2021 (TBC)

This tour will be a leisurely escape to the Far North, including the Hokianga, Matauri Bay and Taipa to Cape Reinga.

Meeting Houses of Rotorua Lakes

August 2021 (TBC)

Join a unique in-depth look into the magnificent meeting houses of the Rotorua Lakes area.

Hawkes Bay and Wairarapa

Wednesday 15 September – Sunday 19 September 2021

Spend three days in the Hawkes Bay discovering historic and modern architecture, art galleries, museums, dealer galleries, artists and makers. 

The Waikato

Now Spring 2021

Enjoy three nights exploring the Waikato from East to West. We start with the Wallace Gallery in Morrinsvile, exploring the museum, sculpture trail and galleries of Hamilton. Then spend a day in Raglan and a day out to Kawhia. Based in Hamilton for three nights, be prepared for a range of art making practice, places, spaces, landscapes, and of course amazing people.

Visit the tour page here.

Christchurch – SCAPE 2021

Mid October 2021

Join us for three nights during October for the 2021 edition of SCAPE in Christchurch. 

Dunedin and Queenstown Lakes

Wednesday 09 November – Monday 14 November 2021

Visit Dunedin, Otago and the Queenstown Lakes area to meet a range of local makers over five nights. There is much to discover in this area rich in artistic and cultural heritage. 

Hundertwasser Museum Opening

Early December 2021

The Hundertwasser Museum opens in early December and we want to be some of the first to arrive and explore. Includes regional highlights an the Wairau Maori Art Gallery. 

East Cape and Gisborne

February 2022

Gisborne is my spiritual home, and a place to be shared. Drive the East Coast with us, discover Te Kaha, Hicks Bay, Tokomaru Bay, walk the Tolaga Bay wharf, before spending time in Gisborne, its art, food and wine.

Contact us about any of our tours.

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021 509 093

0800 323 333