TRAVEL & TOURS

AVAILABLE TRIPS

Selah creates opportunities to send you to experience God’s amazing world.  We understand that travel is a special experience. In many ways it’s an investment in your life and when travelling with your family you are creating life-long memories.

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22 October 2019
Encounter the women of the Bible on the sacred landscapes of the Holy Land. Women of the Bible is a tour dedicated to the stories of women in the Bible. These are the ancient stories of women that tell of struggle, joy, and tragedy; but at the same time convey the compassion and love for God that women today experience in life. We will explore the sacred spaces where the women of Bible, all encountered challenges but found sacred wisdom to foster grace in their unfolding encounter with God.

Encounter the women of the Bible on the sacred landscapes of the Holy Land.

Women of the Bible is a tour dedicated to the stories of women in the Bible. These are the ancient stories of women that tell of struggle, joy, and tragedy; but at the same time convey the compassion and love for God that women today experience in life.

We will explore the sacred spaces where the women of Bible, all encountered challenges but found sacred wisdom to foster grace in their unfolding encounter with God.

A very special part of the program is the integration of local women whose voices will inspire us and enrich a vision of life in Israel and Palestine today. Their laughter and their tears will deepen our learning and devotion to embracing the women’s stories in Holy Scripture.

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12 Days $3499.00
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30 June 2020

Tread up the stone steps and down the grand boulevards of Italy’s capitals – the pavement café culture, enchanting Renaissance frescoes and incredible feats of classic architecture are all must-see highlights of this leisurely jaunt through the cities of Rome, Assisi and Venice. Explore the centuries-old Rialto food market, admire the embrace of Bologna’s Kissing Towers and enjoy 3 glorious nights in a Tuscan Villa. Continue through to Austria and onto Oberammergau to experience the once in a decade Passion Play. An experience not to be missed

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15 Days $7999
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04 August 2020

The Protestant Reformation is a movement that has shaped Christian faith and life in ways that remain critical and relevant for today. We invite you to participate in a unique tour which will enable you to engage with the vital biblical truths rediscovered at the Reformation as well as experience the world famous Passion Play in Oberammergau.

Discover the life and work of great heroes of faith such as Martin Luther, John Calvin, Johannes Gutenberg, and Ulrich Zwingli, and be inspired and encouraged in your own faith.

The tour commences in Germany’s vibrant capital city of Berlin. The following days will be spent exploring the picturesque and historic Luther towns of Wittenberg and Erfurt, as well as enjoying a relaxing morning cruise on the beautiful Rhine River. After some shopping in the medieval town of Rothenburg we will visit the fascinating city of Nuremberg, site of many important events associated with World War 2. We will then travel to Oberammergau for the Passion Play ( a play that is only held every 10 years and has been running since the 1600s). Continue to Switzerland to experience the history and beauty of Zurich and Geneva, key cities for the Swiss Reformation and the work of Calvin, Zwingli and the Anabaptist movement.

16 Days $6499
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Apr-Oct 2019*

This 14-day tour is a great opportunity to see the historical sites of Turkey that are glorious!  Staying in first class hotels, and travelling with a private air-conditioned coach, this tour starts in Istanbul and takes you around the highlights of Turkey at a generous pace.  The tour includes visiting Gallipoli, walking the marble streets of Ephesus, sightseeing the lime cascades formed by hot mineral springs in Pamukkale and so much more. With local tour guides that are passionate about their countries history, this is a very convenient and cost-effective way to travel Turkey. Maximum of 34 passengers on any tour.

Departs every Thursday from April-October except 4 April, 20 June, 11/25 July, 8/22 August and 31 October.

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15 Days $2899.00
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27 October 2019

Take a pilgrimage to where it all began, walk where Jesus walked, take a cruise on the Sea of Galilee. Visit the Old City of Jerusalem and enjoy sweeping views from the Mount of Olives. Visit the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem. Visit the ancient “Rose Red city of Petra, carved from multi hued rocks and admire fortresses from the Crusade period.

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11 Days $4950
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1 July 2019
Travel with a group of Young Adults to the main Christian sites throughout Israel, Palestine and Jordan. A mixture of faith, fun and adventure awaits! Interest free terms and an earlybird discount are available.

An amazing opportunity for Young Adults to travel together exploring the key sites of the New and Old Testament throughout Israel, Palestine and Jordan.

The tour includes the key ministry sites of Jesus as well as some fun,like floating in the Dead Sea, and epic experiences, including the Masada fortress and Petra,one of the Seven Wonders of the World.

We have included some free time for you to explore on your own and have included as many meals and inclusions as we can to minimise extra costs when you arrive.

Your group leader is Matt Anslow.

Matt works for Morling College, the Baptist theological college in Sydney, where he co-directs Plunge, a one-year program for young adults. He has a PhD in theology (New Testament) from Charles Sturt University, with his thesis focusing on Jesus’ prophetic vocation in Matthew’s Gospel.

Matt is a co-founder of Love Makes a Way, a Christian refugee advocacy organisation that has made national headlines with their nonviolent activism. Matt has also worked in pastoral ministry, the aid and development sector, church-based community development, and community gardening.

Matt is married to Ashlee, and they have three young children: Evie, Addison, and Charlie. Together they live on a small farm two hours west of Sydney called Milk & Honey Farm where they’re learning to live slowly, self-sufficiently, and sustainably. Matt plays in a band called The Flints, and is a zealous board gamer.

 

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14 Days $3699
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17 April 2019
Join Rev Tim and Merridie Costello on a journey of history, theology and fellowship through ancient Greece and Turkey. Inspired by the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul, we will spend Easter Day at Mars Hill where Paul famously spoke the gospel to those worshiping an unknown God.  The book of Acts will come to life, and we have no doubt that you won't read it the same way again. So why not join us?

Join Rev Tim and Merridie Costello on a journey of history, theology and fellowship through ancient Greece and Turkey.

Inspired by the missionary journeys of the Apostle Paul, we will spend Easter Day at Mars Hill where Paul famously spoke the gospel to those worshiping an unknown God.  The book of Acts will come to life, and we have no doubt that you won’t read it the same way again.

So why not join us?

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19 Days $4778
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02 September 2019
Join famous photographer Ken Duncan on this outstanding tour. Experience and photograph an incredible part of the world so rich in history and culture. Ken has hand-picked locations after much research and will ensure you are at the right locations, at the right time of day, for the best light so you can capture amazing photos. The primary focus of this workshop will be landscape photography.

Join famous photographer Ken Duncan on this outstanding tour. Experience and photograph an incredible part of the world so rich in history and culture. Ken has hand-picked locations after much research and will ensure you are at the right locations, at the right time of day, for the best light so you can capture amazing photos. The primary focus of this workshop will be landscape photography.

Ken will be on hand all day every day; photographing right alongside his fellow travellers and helping them to achieve the best possible shots.  He is very generous with his time and expertise.

If you are interested in travel and photography and you love adventure, sign up now, before it sells out.

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19 Days $8749
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20 October 2019

A journey to the centre of the Reformation. Follow in the path of Martin Luther and the Reformation, on your 11 day tailored trip through the Czech Republic and Germany.  Your pilgrimage will take you to Wittenberg where Luther posted his 95 Theses, and many other sites culminating in Mainz where Luther stood before the Diet of Worms.

This tour is operated by Trafalgar Tours and Selah has 10 places on the tour.

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11 Days $2675
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14 May 2020

Join us on an authentic and rustic trip of Italy exploring the faith journeys of the early saints with God’s heart for family and community through food.

We will visit the sites of Rome, spend time in the beauty and charm of Assisi learning about the faith walk, lifestyle of worship and love of St Francis and St Clare as well as connect with locals. This will be followed by time at a Sanctuary in the Italian hills before making our way South.

We will arrive in the Tuscany region, our stay for the next 5 days on a ‘Foodie Retreat’ led by Sophie Stokes of ‘In Sofia’s Kitchen’.

This trip has been created to bring a mixture of discovery, reflection and food adventure combining the delights of Italy.

About the ‘Foodie Retreat’ – Tuscany region
Our time in the Tuscany region is filled with cooking workshops, food walking tours and learning from the locals.  You will get a chance to explore, taste and have a go yourself. If you love provincial country living, deliciously good food and immersing yourself in another culture this will be for you.

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12 Days $0
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06 September 2019
Join us on an authentic trip of Greece exploring the ancient sites of Athens and visit the island of Crete where we will connect with God’s heart for family and community through food. We will start in Athens where we will spend some time in this ancient city visiting the acropolis and Parthenon Temple. Other sites will include Mars Hill where the Apostle Paul famously spoke during his time in Athens and a visit to the ancient city of Corinth.

Join us on an authentic trip of Greece exploring the ancient sites of Athens and visit the island of Crete where we will connect with God’s heart for family and community through food.

We will start in Athens where we will spend some time in this ancient city visiting the acropolis and Parthenon Temple. Other sites will include Mars Hill where the Apostle Paul famously spoke during his time in Athens and a visit to the ancient city of Corinth.

We will spend 6 days based on the beautiful island of Crete where we will have time for reflection and a foodie adventure. Sophie Stokes, of ‘In Sofia’s Kitchen’ will join and lead us through our foodie adventure connecting with locals and experiencing the authenticity of Greek culture and family way of life.

An additional extension to this trip is a 4-day cruise around the Greek Island visiting Ephesus, Patmos, Rhodes and Santorini.

This trip has been created to bring a mixture of discovery, reflection and food adventure.

About the ‘Foodie Adventure’ – Island of Crete

Our time on the island of Crete is filled with cooking workshops, food walking tours, relaxing by crystal waters of the island and learning from the locals. You will get a chance to explore, taste and have a go yourself. If you love provincial country living, deliciously good food and immersing yourself in another culture this will be for you. We will also get an opportunity to connect with local Christians over dinner.

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14 Days $4149
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01 May 2020

The Reformation was a time when the great truths of Justification by Faith alone, and the Bible as the Word of God, were rediscovered by Christians throughout Europe. This tour will explore how the Reformation spread to Scotland and England in the 16thCentury, how it led to the Evangelical Revival in the 18thCentury, and how it continues to have an impact in the global church today.

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17 Days $7995
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01 May 2020

Here’s a fantastic opportunity to travel with like-minded people and attend the once-a-decade renowned Oberammergau Passion Play. The play itself is a powerful and deeply moving religious experience. There is a rich 400-year history surrounding the small village in Bavaria fulfilling the vow to God to perform the Passion Play.  Our tour is designed to help us better appreciate this context and join our thanks to those offered by all the generations that have gone before us. This tour also takes advantage of the European spring season, with the beauty and mild weather.  There’ll be plenty of time to enjoy some of the great German-speaking cities of central Europe – Berlin, Dresden and Vienna; experiencing the life, culture, religion and history of these cities.

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13 Days $5499
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20 August 2020
Sail through Central Europe's splendid capitals and charming towns in Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany inlcuding tickets to the Oberammergau Passion Play.

Sail through Central Europe’s splendid capitals and charming towns in Hungary, Slovakia, Austria and Germany. Then travel to the Bavarian village of Oberammergau for the performance of the Passion Play. Performed once a decade, the Passion Play is a stunning theatrical event with a history dating back to 1634. The perfect blend of adventure, relaxation, and inspiration, this is truly a once in a lifetime experience.

The river cruise begins in Budapest, then set sail for Bratislava, the Slovakian capital. Continue to Vienna, the world’s most livable city before continuing to Linz and the cobblestones streets of Passau. After docking in Innsbruck you will have 2 nights there before driving to Oberammergau for the Passion Play performance.

Continue to Munich for the conclusion of the tour.

SPECIAL OFFER – BOOK BY MARCH 31, AND HAVE ACCESS TO THE DISCOUNTED PRICES LISTED BELOW

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11 Days $6385
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June & July

Here’s a fantastic opportunity for independent travellers to attend the once-a-decade renowned Oberammergau Passion Play. The play itself is a powerful and deeply moving religious experience. There is a rich 400-year history surrounding the small village in Bavaria fulfilling the vow to God to perform the Passion Play.  Our tour is designed to help us better appreciate this context and join in our thanks to those offered by all the generations that have gone before us. This tour also takes advantage of the European spring and summer season, with the beauty and warm weather.  There’ll be plenty of time to enjoy some of the great German-speaking cities of central Europe – Berlin, Dresden and Vienna; experiencing the life, culture, religion and history of these cities.

There are 3 departure dates you can choose from: 14-17 June & 14-17 July 2020.

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4 Days $1833
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We have worked tirelessly to put together tours that are right for you.  We have a variety of options including a mixture of fast paced to relaxed paced tours. Some of our tours have an option for daily devotions and all of them have pauses for ‘selah-moments’ sprinkled throughout the tours.

By providing an opportunity to travel with like-minded people, you’re very likely to connect with others that make your travel an enriched experience. With over 25 years of travel experience, Lisa Tarzia, Managing Director of Selah, has carefully crafted the itinerary of these tours.