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Immerse yourself in the rich beauty of Queensland beaches,
forests and wildlife and learn to capture
the world around you in paint.


BUDGET: $ 4476
includes transport, private room,
art tuition, materials and tours

includes Budget PLUS gourmet food package

PREMIUM: $ 5661
includes Most Popular PLUS larger room,
private en-suite and pool option*

ULTRA: $ 7571
includes Premium PLUS fully private 3-bedroom unit with en-suite, bathroom, kitchen and more


*Limited unit pools available

What's Included

Discover nature and your surroundings through a different mind with step-by-step art workshops for all levels.

Also join us for incredible local tours including visiting turtle swimming & hatching locations, walking through butterfly rainforest, exploring a historical lighthouse.

BEAUTIFUL accommodation

Lovely accommodation 50m from one of Queensland’s most beautiful beaches. Perfect to relax and paint.

WORKSHOP & materials

You will be provided with the finest artist-quality materials and expertise on how to use them. 


We’ve got you sorted with transport from Brisbane to our accomodation in 1770 and back, as well as all transport to and from tour destinaitons.

1770 Art Retreat

Save with a

one-off payment

from $4476


Join us for the Queensland 1770 Art Retreat 2021.

Earlybird sale EXTENDED to 7th Feb 2021!

By booking, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.

1770 Art Retreat (Payment Plan Deposit)

Secure your spot now

with a 20% deposit

from $915


Join us for the Queensland 1770 Art Retreat 2021 — all you need is a 20% deposit!

We will be in touch soon to discuss monthly payments for the remaining amount.

By booking, you agree to our Terms & Conditions.

Our fun in Bali 2019

What our students say

“Loved the whole concept of an art retreat… Thoroughly enjoyed painting tuition especially figures, en plein air sketching, watercolour landscapes..”


“You start to see things in a way that you wouldn’t have as a regular tourist.”


It is a fabulous way to practice art… relax, enjoy good food and good company. Thoroughly recommend it, an experience not to be missed!


“Loved the trips and painting and drawing on location.”


Contact  Us


What does the trip cost?

Earlybird sale on until Jan 31! Save on these prices!

All prices listed are in Australian Dollars.

Your arty trip away in the Town of 1770, Qld, starts at just $4476. Your options are:



  • 10 days of fun, hands-on art learning with multi-award winning artist
  • All quality painting materials and tools you need provided
  • Entry & transport for all fun and inspiring tours, including swimming with turtles, turtle-hatching, historical lighthouse visit, butterfly rainforest walk
  • Transport from Brisbane (Roma Station) to 1770 and return
  • 9 nights accommodation in beautiful room, with shared bathroom & kitchen, walking distance to the beach!

Most Popular


Includes all of Budget, PLUS:

  • 14 gourmet 5-star breakfast, lunch & dinner meals to location



Includes all of Most Popular, PLUS:

  • Larger bedroom with private en-suite bathroom, plus pool option



Includes all of Premium, PLUS:

  • Private 3-bedroom unit including bathroom, en-suite, kitchen and more


Please note, a limited number of rooms with pools are available and will be allocated on a first-booked basis.

See ‘What are my payment options’ for extra options.

What are my payment options?

All prices listed are in Australian Dollars.

Earlybird Sale

  • Budget: $3990 (save AU$486)
  • Most Popular: $4560 (save $AU501)
  • Premium: $5160 (save AU$501)
  • Ultra: $6990 (save AU$581)

This offer lasts until 31st Jan 2021.

Full Payment

  • Budget: $4476
  • Most Popular: $5061
  • Premium: $5661
  • Ultra: $7571

Payment Plans

Secure your booking with a 20% deposit plus monthly payments before the trip.

Full cost including admin fee

  • Budget = $4576
  • Most Popular = $5161
  • Premium = $5761
  • Ultra = $7571 (no admin fee)

Monthly payments calculated depending when you book.

For example, if you book Most Popular:

  • before 10th Jan 2021, pay deposit + 3 monthly payments of around $1376
  • before 10th Feb 2021, pay deposit + 2 monthly payments of around $2064


All payment options are based on a single room booking and transport to & from retreat location and Brisbane (Roma Street Station). Please get in touch if you want to book two people into one room or organise your own transport to 1770.

Do I need to take any art materials?

All art materials are included in the price! Even aprons.

If you want to learn to take your own photos for painting references, you will need to bring you own camera or smart phone device. Please also bring a manual with your camera!

What is the schedule?

Each day, you’ll experience the surroundings while learning plein air sketching and painting.

There is plenty of quiet time, as well as opportunities to shop, relax by the seaside, and of course practice with your pencil and brush.

On some days, we’ll enjoy fun and inspiring tours around the local area. These tours include seeing turtle-egg hatching, swimming with the turtles. historic lighthouse tour, butterfly rainforest walk. The cost of transport and entry to all of these tours are included in your booking!

How do the rooms work?

Each unit comes with 3 bedrooms and a kitchen. The two smaller bedrooms are fully private and but do share a bathroom. The bigger third room has its own en-suite. Some units come with a pool or balcony.

We will do our best to allocate rooms to everyone based off individual bookings and needs.

If you want to come along with a partner and share a room, please contact us.

Are the rooms air conditioned?

Most of the rooms are air conditioned, but not all. Please get in touch with us if you have specific requirements.


Do the rooms come with pools?

The resort has a beautiful shared pool surrounded by tropical gardens.

A limited number of units have a small private pool. Anyone staying in a non-pool unit can enjoy the garden pool and, of course, the beach!

I have trouble with stairs, will I be okay?

Some of the rooms are accessed by stairs only. But if you let us know you need a ground-floor room, we can help you out!

Are meals included?

Two of our day tours include lunch for all bookings.

Most Popular, Premium and Ultra bookings all come with 14 gourmet 5-star breakfast, lunch & dinner meals to location.

Each room includes access to a kitchen, although you will need to arrange a taxi or other transportation to the shops.

We’ll be in touch with you to check for any allergies or dietary requirements.

What happens if Covid causes more lockdowns?

In Queensland, we’re currently in a very good place. In the circumstance that quarantine is required for travellers from Brisbane to 1770 or from 1770 to Brisbane during the retreat dates, then we will postpone the retreat. Your health and safety is our foremost priority.

Terms and Conditions

All bookings are bound by the terms and conditions. Please read through the terms and conditions of booking into the 1770 Art Retreat 2021 here.


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