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Artisan Series

Exclusive & Intimate Experiences for Small Groups

Intimate Experiences Like No Other

Dive into local crafts, savour unmatched delicacies in alfresco settings, and traverse stunning landscapes for an unforgettable adventure. Swim with whales, dive into surf culture, dine with a masterchef, paint with an aboriginal artist, join a private whisky masterclass or embark on a photographic odyssey

Alfresco Dining in the Mountains

Gold Coast Hinterland

Alfresco Dining in the Mountains experience in the Gold Coast Hinterlands as you walk through the incredible hinterland Rainforest Skywalk, enjoy wine and cheese tasting at a mountain winery, and savour a ‘Taste of the Coast’ lunch with at the gorgeous private Gold Coast Hinterland Country Estate, complete with spa treatment options as add-ons. Includes use of pool and outdoor cedarwood hot tub.

Duration: 6-7 hours
Departure Points: Brisbane or Gold Coast
Group Size: 2-11 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,500

Paddock to bottle experience

Tweed Coast

Embark on the Paddock to Bottle Experience in the hidden gem Tweed Valley: Join Husk’s distiller, cut down your own sugarcane on the farm, crush it to create cane juice as you make your own cocktail. Next, indulge in a luxury fruit plantation tour and tasting, and relish a sumptuous 3-course lunch with welcome bubbly at Halcyon House’s hatted Paper Daisy Restaurant.

Duration: 6-7 hours
Departure Points: Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Groups: 2-24 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,200

Sail & Foodie Soiree

Gold Coast

Embark on the Sail & Foodie Soiree tour on the Gold Coast: Begin with a sumptuous shared feast at an iconic beachside restaurant, then set sail on a luxurious 3-hour private yacht journey off the Gold Coast Spit, where you’ll appreciate the artistry of sailing on the serene waters off the stunning Gold Coast coast. 

Duration: 6-7 hours
Departure Points: Gold Coast, Tweed Valley, Brisbane or Byron Bay
Groups: 2-30 people
Minimum Spend: Starting from $5,000

Minjerribah Culture, Food & Wildlife

Stradbroke Island

Embark on a journey with the Minjerribah Culture, Food & Wildlife tour, led by local Minjerribah guide: Enjoy a 4WD beach drive, visit the stunning Brown Lake, swim in the ocean, and walk the Point Lookout Gorge to see native wildlife including Kangaroos, Koalas, Dolphins & Whales. Relish a seafood beach platter with Moreton Bay Bugs, prawns, and fresh oysters and stop in for a beer at the local Brewery.

Duration: 7-8 hours
Departure Points: Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Groups: 2-24 people
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,500

Swim with Whales

Gold Coast / Tweed Coast

Our ‘Swim with Humpback Whales’ expedition lets you step into the mesmerising world of these magnificent giants on the ethereal Tweed Coast, only 30 minutes from both Byron Bay and Gold Coast. Gaze in awe as humpback whales grace the waters during their annual migration from Antarctica between May and November. Followed by a delicious 3-course lunch at a local beachside restaurant. 

Duration: 4-5hrs
Season: May to November (Swim with Turtles outside of season)
Departure Points: Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Group size: 2-10 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend: Starting from $5,000

Dive Into Surf Culture

Gold Coast / Tweed Coast

Dive deep into the heart of surf culture with the charismatic Wayne ‘Rabbit’ Bartholomew, the revered World Surfing Champion of 1978. This experience is your golden ticket to join Rabbit on an intimate adventure that uniquely marries the sport’s pulsating energy with its rich heritage. Design and shape your own surfboard at Rabbit’s factory as an add-on.

Duration: 4-5 hours
Departure Points: Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Group size: 2-10 people (contact us for larger groups
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,000
Design your own Surfboard add-on: $2,500

Dine With A Masterchef

Gold Coast Hinterland

Step into a gastronomic adventure with Tessa Boersma, a celebrated finalist from MasterChef Australia, through our ‘Dine with a MasterChef’ experience. Fueled by your culinary preferences, Tessa designs a unique menu, visit her favourite produce farms, winery and cheese shops culminating in a gorgeous mountainous setting. Opt to stay a night at the guesthouse or for an added layer of luxury by transporting via helicopter.

Duration: 6-7hrs
Departure Points: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Group size: 2-10 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend – From $4000

Paint with an
Aboriginal Artist


The experience offers an intimate perspective into the wisdom of an Aboriginal elder and artist, encouraging artistic growth, cultural appreciation, and culinary exploration. “Paint with an Aboriginal Artist” is a transformative cultural immersion, a blending of creativity, connection, and Indigenous understanding. Enjoy a Bush Tucker native foods platter while immersing yourself in art.

Duration: 4-5 hours
Departure Points: Brisbane
Group Size: 2-30 people
Minimum Spend: Starting from $5,000

Private Whisky Masterclass

Byron Bay

The Byron Bay Whisky Masterclass promises a rare blend of scenic charm, gastronomic pleasure, and whisky craftsmanship. With a gourmet lunch, personalised tastings, and a cherished takeaway, it’s an unforgettable adventure for all whisky aficionados.

Duration: 5-6 hours
Departure Points: Byron Bay, Gold Coast or Tweed Valley
Group size: 2-24 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,200

Dreamtime Art Trail

Tweed Valley

Embark on the Dreamtime Art Trail for an immersive journey into Australia’s First Peoples’ heritage. Begin with a Welcome to Country at Fingal Headland, led by local Indigenous artist Jason King. Enjoy lunch at Paper Daisy before exploring the Margaret Olley Art Gallery. Engage in a painting session guided by Jason, gaining insights into Indigenous artistry.

Duration: 5 – 6 hours
Departure Points: Tweed Valley & Gold Coast
Group Size: Suitable for 1 – 6+ guests. Enquire for larger groups.
Minimum Spend: From $1,000 pp*

Capture Nature with a Local Photographer

Brisbane, Gold Coast, Tweed & Byron Bay

Regardless of your photography level, this experience provides an opportunity to broaden your creative horizon. Join us on this photographic odyssey, explore and frame Australia’s captivating landscapes under expert guidance, capturing extraordinary moments and revealing Australia’s natural wonders’ true spirit. Opt for a sunrise or sunset tour for perfect lighting as well as your focus – whether it is cityscape, surf, mountains or rainforest, our region has it all. Followed up with either a delicious brekky or tasty dinner to recap on the experience and ensure memory cards are copied!

Duration: 4-6 hours
Departure Points: Brisbane, Gold Coast, Tweed Valley or Byron Bay
Group size: 2-4 people (contact us for larger groups)
Minimum Spend: Starting from $2,200

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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes – our private experiences start at $A1,400 per day (for each group) plus accommodation. This $A1,400 covers up to 4 guests.

If this is outside budget, get in touch and we’ll be able to recommend an alternative. We know the region like the back of our hands, so we’re happy to help!

Depending on the time of the year and the nature of the activities, we recommend making a booking at least 4-6 weeks in advance. Of course, it’s subject to availability and therefore larger groups will need to book earlier.

While our Artisan Series Experiences are designed strictly for smaller groups, we can do groups up to 120 people – We pride ourselves on our ability to accommodate any sized group, however we are limited by the capacity of our accommodation and venue partners.

Absolutely – All of our corporate experiences can be tailored to suit your budget and preferences – just enquire and we’ll see if we can work some magic for you.

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