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.
Kathleen Olive has a Ph.D from the University of Sydney and teaches history and art. She has led several tours to Tasmania.
Discover Tasmania’s colonial history and landscape. Visit galleries including MONA, experience Port Arthur, cruise Wineglass Bay and explore the Huon Valley.
Robert Veel has a BA and M.Ed from the University of Sydney. A director of Academy Travel, he designed and planned this New Zealand tour.
A cultural tour of the North Island, with visits to private sculpture parks, Art Deco architecture, Maori heritage, superb gardens and dramatic landscapes.
Judy Tenzing has decades of experience teaching about and leading tours to East Asia and the sub-continent. She has a degree in South Asian History.
This tour of Taiwan uncovers Chinese traditions and culture with a wealth of art, architecture and beautiful landscapes in Tainan, Taroko Gorge and Taipei.
Kathleen Olive has a Ph.D from the University of Sydney and lectures on art and history. This will be her third tour to Japan for Academy Travel.
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.
Chris Carter has led archaeology and history themed tours in Europe, South America and Australia for over 20 years. He recently completed a PhD in archaeology.
Travel from Mildura up to Mutawindji National Park on a discovery of our ancient indigenous heritage and the beauty of some of our most remote national parks.
Dr Nick Gordon has a University Medal and a PhD in history. He is also a practising painter. He teaches and leads tours with art and history themes.
Visit the great regional galleries in Victoria, products of the Gold Rush and pastoral wealth of Victoria and still vibrant centres of visual art.
Dr Kathleen Olive has a PhD and lectures on art and history. Already well known for her tours to Europe, this is her third Japan trip.
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