Music Tour of America's Deep South 2017, Sept. 16 to Oct. 6 2017. 2017 - View this tour
Celtic Music Cruise with Dave Prior, August 3 to 19, 2017 - View this cruise
Canada & Alaska Music Cruise/Tour, June 28th to July 16th 2017 - View this cruise/tour
Blues Cruise of New Zealand, 18 to 29 November 2017 - View this cruise
Music Tour of WA's South West, 16 Sept. to 30 Oct. 2017 - View this tour
Music Cruise of New Zealand, 19 Feb to 4 Mar, 2018 - View this tour

2017/18 Music Tours and Cruises

2018 Music Tours and Cruises - more information available soon

JUST ANNOUNCED - PRICE REDUCTION! - 2017 Celtic Music Cruise of the British Isles

Cruise/Tour price EXCHANGE RATE DISCOUNT of $100 per person

2017 Celtic Music Cruise of the British Isles - View this cruise

The Celtic Music Cruise of the British Isles with Dave Prior, on the Caribbean Princess, is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the lifestyle aboard a luxurious cruise liner, listen to Celtic and Irish music, and visit some of Ireland, Scotland, England, & France’s most beautiful places. A highlight of the cruise will be attending the spectacular Royal Edinburgh Tattoo. We will also visit The Beatles Story (a fabulous museum, in Liverpool), and the D-Day Landing beaches, in Normandy, France.

Visiting: London, Guernsey (Channel Islands), Cork, Dublin, Liverpool, Belfast, Glasgow, Inverness, Edinburgh, Normandy (France) (visit D-Day Landing beaches)

Outstanding features:

  • Lots of musical highlights
  • Cruise on the Caribbean Princess
  • Land tours by luxury coach
  • Excellent hotel accommodation throughout
  • Includes Royal Edinburgh Tattoo


  • In Edinburgh - See the historic Old Town area, including the Royal Mile and Holyrood Palace
  • Sightseeing coach tour of Dorset and Devon
  • Sightseeing coach tour of Normandy, with local guide
  • John Howie & Gill Delaney entertaining with sing-a-longs

The optional 6-day West of Ireland Extension Tour (also fully escorted by John & Gill) is full of sightseeing & musical highlights, including the best of what John has discovered during his 21 years of taking tour groups to Ireland.

Cruise/tour dates: August 3 to 19, 2017

OPTIONAL - Pre-cruise 6-day, West of Ireland Extension Tour. An exciting lead-in to the main tour starting in Dublin. Visit O’Donoghue’s Pub and walk around Dublin’s colourful Temple Bar district, including visits to some of Dublin’s best music pubs. Visit the charming coastal town of Westport and many other wonderful scenic places.

DISCOUNT APPLYS - $150 per person, for twin share/double people, and $250 per person, for single supplement.

Pre-Tour dates, Friday July 28, 2017 to Thursday August 3, 2017

Call/email today to book any of the above tours or cruises.

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