• Bhutan 2017

    Bhutan: the last Shangri-La

    Mar 24 - Apr 5, 2017

    Become enlightened with the rich history and culture of Bhutan where little has changed over the centuries. Mountain-top monasteries, traditional villages, Buddhist temples, Himalayan landscapes and exquisite textiles await.

    R105145-Tenzing_Judy_WEBnewwith Judy Tenzing
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    Scandinavia and Iceland: nature and design

    May 31 - Jun 16, 2017

    This popular 17-day tour has been carefully planned to showcase the best that Finland, Denmark, Norway and Iceland have to offer the cultural traveller: cultural heritage, cutting edge architecture and design and outstanding natural scenery.

    Dr Matthew Laingwith Dr Matthew Laing
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    The Venice Biennale: Modern & Contemporary art in Venice & Beyond

    Jun 7 - 15, 2017

    Explore the 2017 Biennale from our quiet hotel in the heart of the city, interspersing these visits with trips to Venice’s modern and contemporary galleries and some of the less well-known historic sites and galleries in the region.

    R640500-Gordon_Nicholasupdated2010_webwith Dr Nick Gordon


Welcome to Academy Travel, a leading Australian provider of small group tours with a strong focus on history, architecture, archaeology, the visual arts and music. Each year we offer around 50 cultural tours to Europe, the United States, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia. Our expert tour leaders work with us to create unique itineraries for the discerning traveller.


Our latest Academy Travel program is now available, detailing all tours for 2017. Click below to view or download a copy.