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Wellington and Whanganui Open Studios 2020

This year we start in Wellington for two days before heading north visiting arriving for a weekend of art and culture in Whanganui. Here we spend the weekend discover the regions “Open Studios”. Visiting artists and studios, engaging with painters, makers, glass artists and sculptors. Always a fun weekend.

January 2020 – 3 SPACES LEFT


Suggested Itinerary

Day 1. Wednesday, 25 March 2020

Please arrive in Wellington by mid afternoon today and make your way to our hotel for the night. Enjoy meeting your fellow travellers over a welcome drink tonight.

Overnight Wellington

Day 2. Thursday, 26 March 2020

We visit dealer galleries, catch the national art collection at Te Papa, visit Avid Gallery, Suite and Vessel, including a drive around Island Bay.

Overnight Wellington

Day 3.  Friday, 27 March 2020

This morning we head out of town to visit The Dowse Museum and Pataka Gallery, before getting on the road to Whanganui, where we will arrive late afternoon.

Overnight Whanganui

Day 4 & 5   Saturday and Sunday, 28 & 29 March 2020

We spend two full days in and around Whanganui visiting open studios, catching up with friends and catching the updated collection at the Quartz Museum and enjoy a farewell group meal.

Overnight Whanganui

Day 6.  Monday, 30 March 2020

Today we drop you in either Whanganui or Palmerston North for your flight home. 

Need to know

Please budget $1649 per person twin share for 5 nights. A single supplement of $540 applies.

This includes:

2 nights in Wellington
3 nights in Whanganui

Your 12 seater deluxe minibus for the duration

Your tour guide and driver

All gallery, museum and private visits included in the itinerary

Not Included:

Meals not included in the itinerary
Flights  to and from Wellington/Whanganui

Minimum numbers of 8 people Maximum 10

Prices subject to change

 A deposit of $500 will hold your place on this tour. Full payment will be 30 January 2020.

 *Itinerary and prices subject to change. Terms and conditions apply to refunds, payments and cancellations. Please ask us for detail.


Whanganui Open Studio

 Quartz Museum

City Gallery 

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