Choose from cultural tours to Japan, Taiwan, Bhutan and Myanmar, or enjoy a cultural escape within Australia or New Zealand. Click on a tour description below for a detailed itinerary and online bookings.
Uncover Japan’s history, art and culture in new world Tokyo, Kanazawa’s gardens, Hiroshima’s peace memorial and 7 nights immersed in Kyoto’s cultural delights.
Dr Kathleen Olive has led tours to Europe, Turkey and the USA, and is a popular teacher of art and architectural history at the University of Sydney and the WEA. She looks forward
Visit Burma’s splendid pagodas in Yangon and Bagan, cruise down the Ayayarwady, float amongst gardens on Lake Inle and see the English hill town of Maymyo.
Judy Tenzing has over 30 years’ experience as an administrator and tour leader in India, Nepal, Bhutan and Burma. Judy has a degree in South Asian History and regularly presents
Discover Tasmania’s colonial history and landscape. Visit galleries including MONA, experience Port Arthur, cruise Wineglass Bay and explore the Huon Valley.
A cultural tour of the North Island, with visits to private sculpture parks, Art Deco architecture, Maori heritage, superb gardens and dramatic landscapes.
Robert Veel was at the University of Sydney before co-founding Academy Travel in 2004. He has over 25 years’ tour leading experience.
This tour of Taiwan uncovers Chinese traditions and culture with a wealth of art, architecture and beautiful landscapes in Tainan, Taroko Gorge and Taipei.
Bendigo to the Yarra Valley: Victoria’s regional galleries
Dr Nick Gordon has a University Medal and PhD in history from the University of Sydney. An intimate knowledge of art gained from being a painter complements his academic background
To the edge of the outback: Mungo, Broken Hill & Beyond
Chris Carter holds a firstclass Honours degree in archaeology from the Australian National University. He has worked as a professional archaeologist and has taught extensively in t
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