Search & book art tours

Art can take you somewhere new or show you the world you know but in ways you might not have imagined. Explore the art of Aotearoa New Zealand with others & professional guides, in Dunedin, Wellington & Auckland.


Walk & Talk
an Art Precinct

Saturday mornings through Spring & Autumn in Dunedin – 2nd & 4th Saturdays – , Wellington – every 2nd Saturday -, and Auckland – every Saturday – two hours from 11 am, with local art expert guides. Return a few weeks later to the same galleries and find all new exhibitions. The easiest and best way to keep up with local contemporary art in private galleries, in the company of others equally curious about art.

Private Art Tours

At your convenience, a personalised tour, tailored to your interests. Fun, informed & interactive. Be met, taken to a variety of art galleries, private/public collections, street art. Experienced, expert art guides, senior art professionals. Pre-designed/personalized to your specific art interests. Van Tours or walking tours or maybe using the local public transport.  Full day or half day. 

Minimum 2 people

Maximum 10 people.

Salon Events
Winter Programme

An exciting Winter Programme awaits you. Dunedin has guided tours of the Hocken and Dunedin Hospital Collections. Wellington the Winter Van Tours, and a Day trip to Whanganui. Auckland has a Van Tour to South Auckland Galleries and the TJ McNamara Winter Lecture Series. Join in the fun. Enjoy fabulous art. Get more meaning of life. Register now for the even/s that excite you.


Above: Mark Amery, Mary-Jane Duffy and Caril Cowan in Wellington.

Meet our team of Art Explorer Guides in Auckland, Wellington and Dunedin.


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Tour Reviews


South Auckland Van Tour

An extremely well thought out and presented day, with great company! Art Explore sets the bar for van tours


South Auckland Van Tour

It was a very interesting day, well organized and great explanations from Linda. I SO enjoyed this day!!!