Specialised tours for the mature traveller
A collection of small group tours that are focused on spending more time, often in single locations exploring and learning about particular subjects or period in history. With the support of the program leader, specialist guides share their learnings with group members. Specialist tours from Odyssey include, Dinosaurs, arts and literature, architecture and archaeology.
Explore our range of specialised tours
Aboriginal AustraliaView 1 tours
ArchaeologyView 6 tours
ArchitectureView 1 tours
Art and LiteratureView 9 tours
DinosaursView 2 tours
GardensView 9 tours
History in-depthView 23 tours
Music and Performing artsView 12 tours
OberammergauView 1 tours
Long StaysView 4 tours
Vikings and NordicView 5 tours
Richard Wagner Ring Cycle, Leipzig | Small Group Tours Germany
The small group tour will see the opera performed in the city of Richard Wagner’s birth, Leipzig. Our tour starts in Dresden and we also visit Bayrouth and Munich. We will not only experience his music in these 4 operas, but also be shown the influences of culture and family on the extraordinary composer’s life.
From A$9,995 AUDView Tour
Houses and Gardens of the Blue Mountains small group tour
Visiting New South Wales
Spend a week in the Blue Mountains outside Sydney attending this summer school course exploring the historic homes and gardens of the region over a week. For mature and senior travellers. This small group tour visits 13 very different homes and gardens.
From A$2,895 AUDView Tour
13 daysApr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug +3
Small group tour exploring Alice Springs and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
Visiting Northern Territory
Explore and learn about historic Alice Springs, The MacDonnell ranges, and Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park. This escorted small group tour for mature and senior travellers, travelling as a couple or solo travellers also visits the Hermannsburg Lutheran mission plus Henbury meteorite site learning about the Aboriginal outback and contemporary art.
From A$9,695 AUDView Tour
15 daysAug, Sep
Wildflowers tour of Western Australia
Visiting Western Australia
Escorted small group tour for senior and mature travellers as a couple of solo traveller. Upto 12 people of WA's Wildflower regions including Esperance and the Fitzgerald river National park. Local guides and program leader share knowledge about this fascinating region whilst in bloom.
From A$11,450 AUDView Tour
Dutch Tulips | Netherlands Small Group Tours
Visiting The Netherlands
Our small group guided tour in the Netherlands provides us with a delicious taste of its delights. We view the main sights of old Amsterdam, a World Heritage Site, first on foot and then from the comfort of a cruise along its 17th century canals. Our exploration of Dutch gardens includes the Hortus Botanicus, an impressive university garden. Timed to enjoy what is perhaps the highlight of the program - a visit to Keukenhof’s bulb gardens. They contain more than 7 million tulips, daffodils and hyacinths which fill over 32 hectares.
From A$6,215 AUDView Tour
16 daysMay, Aug, Sep
Mongolia Dinosaur Dig Tour | Small group tour in the Gobi Desert
The first dinosaur nest of eggs was discovered in Mongolia during 1928.Following an introduction to Mongolian history, culture and desert landscapes, participants will Experience eight days on a paleontological dig. Small group tour for couples and solo mature travellers interested in Mongolia and Dinosaurs.
From A$15,675 AUDView Tour
George Enescu Festival small group tour of Romania
Discover the work and world of this neglected twentieth century musical giant on Odyssey's small escorted group tour. Explore Enescu’s native Romania before settling down to a feast of his music performed by a host of international stars in Bucharest and immerse yourself in his work with like minded people. Odyssey hopes to provide the group with the opportunity to attend some 30 concerts over 16 days. The next festival is September 2023.
Opera Tour Europe | Theatre-Opera-Ballet and Classical Music Small Group Tour for Seniors
This 22-day small group program visits the major arts centres of Hamburg, Amsterdam, Paris, and London. We travel in winter avoiding crowds and enjoy a different perspective of the places visited. At Odyssey Traveller we have sought to assemble entry and show tickets to what many will consider the best arts experiences available in those cities during each program.
From A$19,450 AUDView Tour
Habsburg Art and Classical Music small group Tour
Visiting Austria, Czech Republic
From the mediaeval jewel of Cesky Krumlow to the grandeur of the Habsburg’s summer palace in Vienna, our small group will embark on a 21 night journey to learn about these vibrant and artistically rich cities. We delve into the history of the famous artists, musicians, writers, architects and composers from Austria, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic.
From A$15,245 AUDView Tour
10 daysOct, Jan
Northern Lights Small Group tour | Visit Norway and Finland
Visiting Finland, Norway
Odyssey's small group tour following the Northern Lights allows you to experience serene snow-covered Arctic landscapes. Throughout our journey guides and specialists will outline the history of this stark region and the nature of the peoples who wrested their living from it. A unique opportunity to view this natural phenomenon travelling as part of a small group.
From A$9,625 AUDView Tour
21 daysAug, May
Renaissance Italy Tour: Story of Five Families
Explore Renaissance Italy on this small group tour though an examination of five significant city states. Florence, Urbino, Ferrara, Mantua and Milan were all dominated by families determined to increase the status of their city through art and architecture. Spend time coming to know the men and women who helped create the cities, as well as the magnificent legacy they left behind.
20 daysMay, Oct
Caravaggio’s Journey | Small Group Tour in Italy
Visiting Italy, Malta
On this small group tour of Italy and Malta for mature and senior couples and solo travellers we trace the life of Caravaggio, exploring the artistic works he left behind and the tumultuous life he led. We follow him from his birthplace in Milan to Rome, Malta, Sicily and Naples. In each place he lived Caravaggio left behind a rich legacy of art for us to admire.
From A$13,750 AUDView Tour