Chillagoe Art Tour – SOLD OUT

Thanks to a fantastic response from the community, the Art Tour for 2017 has been sold out.  Thanks for visiting, if you are interested in joining us next time please feel free to subscribe to our mailing list and we will keep you informed.

Come paint the Savannah Way and enjoy the unique experience of travelling to your painting location on the iconic Savannahlander, one of the great train journeys in Australia. Include your camera with your painting gear, there‚Äôs so much to see and experience. 

Join your local tour leader Heather Byrne and enjoy painting and sketching the Savannah landscape and much more around the Chillagoe area. From the relics of the copper refinery, the marble pits, abundant wild life and pioneer settlement sites to cool swimming holes with sandy banks and weeping melaleucas. You can meet local aboriginal artist Geraldine who can tell us about indigenous artworks and the stories of dreamtime and paint a piece of Chillagoe marble.

Four days, three nights you will depart Cairns on the Savannahlander on Wednesday morning (25th October) and wind your way up through the wet tropics area of the Kuranda range and out into the Savannah country.  A remarkable day with changing landscapes, you will be lunching at the town of Almaden before heading over the Chillagoe.

The tour is includes your rail passage, tour of the Chillagoe Caves,  transfers within the tour, your accommodation for three nights, three dinners, three breakfasts and four lunches.  You will be staying a the wonderful Chillagoe Eco Lodge, an oasis in the outback.

Please make your booking to secure your place on this special tour, numbers are limited and we will be placing guests strictly on a first-come basis.