Catholic Pilgrimages and Faith-based Tours – Harvest Journeys

Tasmanian Spirit

Tasmanian Spirit

With Fr Michael Twigg OMI
  • Departs Wednesday 23 March 2022
  • Also departs on 24 October 2022 with Fr Dominik Karnas CSMA
  • Hobart to Hobart Roundtrip
  • 9 Nights + Optional Bruny Island Extension

Encounter the heart and soul of Tasmania on this amazing pilgrimage adventure as we celebrate the Eucharist with the local communities and enjoy a kaleidoscope of sights and experiences you will never forget.

Columba's Backyard

With Bishop Columba Macbeth-Green
  • Departs 24 March 2022
  • Sydney to Adelaide
  • 11 Nights

Fasten your seatbelts for a fun-filled exploration of the NSW outback and beyond, as Bishop Columba opens the doors to his widespread Church family and reveals the heart of a shepherd among his people.

Footsteps of St Mary MacKillop

With Fr Michael Dyer
  • Departs Saturday 26 March 2022 with Fr Michael Dyer
  • Departs on 03 August 2022 with Fr John Corrigan
  • Departs on 13 October 2022 with Fr David Catterall
  • Melbourne to Adelaide
  • 10 Nights

Set out together on a true Australian Pilgrimage through the life and times of Mary MacKillop, as we rekindle the story, landscapes and spirit of our nations’ first Saint.

South Coast & Country

South Coast & Country

With Bishop Peter Ingham
  • Departs 23 April 2022
  • Also departs on 22 October 2022
  • Sydney to Sydney Roundtrip
  • 11 Nights

Don’t miss this spectacular opportunity to join Bishop Peter as we journey together as a faith-community on wheels, following a beautifully crafted itinerary of daily delights and memorable moments.

Red Centre Pilgrimage

With Fr Ken Barker MGL
  • Departs 26 April 2022
  • Also Departs 12 September 2022 with Fr David Ranson
  • Alice Springs to Uluru
  • 7 Nights

Something deep and mystical calls all Australians to journey to the heart of our nation to honour its symbols, stories and beauty in a prayerful spirit of awe and thanksgiving.

Western Seeker
  • Departs 03 May 2022
  • Perth to Perth
  • 8 Nights

Western Australia is pioneer country and its treasures of beauty, faith and adventure abound. Encounter natural wonders, ancient song lines, and modern miracles of devotion as we traverse a land where the sun sets over the ocean and memories are made.

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Outback Trailblazer

With Bishop Gregory O’Kelly SJ
  • Departs 10 August 2022
  • Adelaide to Alice Springs
  • 10 Nights

Blaze a trail to the heart of our nation and encounter the wonder of the Australian outback. From underground churches, and a natural canopy of heavenly stars, to inspirational stories both ancient and new, this journey to the red centre will delight the senses and uplift the spirit.

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Top End Encounters

With Fr Daniel Benedetti MGL
  • Departs 20 August 2022
  • Darwin to Darwin
  • 8 Nights

Encounter the unique Catholic spirituality and traditional Aboriginal culture of this sacred place. Cruise waterways teeming with wildlife, explore spectacular gorges, plunging waterfalls and tranquil rock-pools as you journey through this ancient land.

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Tropic Encounters

With Fr Steve Fletcher MGL
  • Departs 28 August 2022
  • Cairns to Airlie Beach
  • 8 Nights

North Queensland has a unique Catholic spirituality and traditional Aboriginal culture, along with spectacular coastlines, coral reefs and lush natural beauty. From the stunning Great Barrier Reef, to the World-Heritage Listed rainforests of Daintree National Park, be awed by the wonder of creation and the blessings of this sacred land.

Graces of NSW
  • Departs 07 September 2022
  • Sydney to Sydney
  • 6 Nights

Encounter the beginnings of the Church in Australia as we trace sacred story lines, both ancient and new. Natural beauty abounds from the coastline to the Southern Highlands and spectacular Blue Mountains, with peaceful shrines and charming villages along the way.

Graces of Victoria
  • Departs 14 September 2022
  • Melbourne to Melbourne
  • 7 Nights

From historic pathways of the early Church, pioneering goldfields and sacred Aboriginal lands, beauty abounds in abundant rivers, alpine heights and charming towns. Follow the trails of iconic characters and enjoy the Victorian story through the eyes of sinners and saints, where ancient and new tales of courage inspire and delight.

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Southern Glories NZ

  • Departs 03 November 2022
  • Christchurch to Christchurch Roundtrip
  • 10 Nights

One of the world’s most majestic backdrops is ready and waiting to inspire our journey of community together as we ‘taste & see’ the glories of New Zealand’s stunning South Island.

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Catholic Pilgrimages and Faith-based Tours

For over 30 years, Harvest Journeys has been singularly devoted to faith-based travel. We are a Catholic Tour Operator, 100% dedicated to Catholic pilgrimage and providing every traveller with the greatest opportunities to reap the abundant fruit that pilgrimage provides.

Every pilgrim group is accompanied by a Catholic priest as a chaplain who helps to connect the external physical journey with the interior faith journey by providing opportunities for spiritual guidance, scripture, prayer and reflection at holy sites, and ready access to the Sacraments.

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Most Popular Pilgrimages

Footsteps of Jesus with Fr Paul Smithers

11 Days

With Fr Paul Smithers
11 – 21 September 2022
Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
Oberammergau Passion Play Extension

Watch the Gospels come alive as we set out on this true pilgrimage of faith and retrace the progressive stages of the life of Jesus from his Nativity in Bethlehem to his Passion on Calvary. Be deeply moved as we behold what our minds have long attempted to imagine.

Footsteps of Jesus

11 Days

September, October, November 2022
Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

Watch the Gospels come alive as we set out on this true pilgrimage of faith and retrace the progressive stages of the life of Jesus from his Nativity in Bethlehem to his Passion on Calvary. Be deeply moved as we behold what our minds have long attempted to imagine.

Visitations & Saints

12 Days

September, October 2022
With various Chaplains
Lisbon to Barcelona

Be truly uplifted on this gently paced journey combining the two great Marian Shrines of Fatima and Lourdes as we follow a Saintly path through quaint Spanish villages rich in the history of their holy men and women who have gone before.

Journey of St Paul

12 Days

September, October 2022
Athens to Izmir

The Acts of the Apostles will come alive as we go out with St Paul and his companions to rediscover the faith and struggles of the early Christian communities. Have your faith rekindled as we set out to capture afresh the fervour and spirit of the Church’s greatest evangelist.

Treasures of Italy

12 Days / 11 Nights

2023 TBA
Rome to Venice

Not only is Italy a land of unforgettable charm and beauty, it is also a land made rich in grace by its colourful history of holy men and women. Follow their paths through sacred towns made famous by St Benedict, St Francis, St Catherine and St Clare.

Graces of France

11 Days

September & October 2023
With various Chaplains
Lourdes to Paris

Watch your faith come alive during this absorbing time of pilgrimage beginning with a reflective stay in Lourdes, the City of Mary. Journey on through Mountainous villages and holy shrines, weaving a pilgrim trail through the glorious Spanish & French countryside and the sacred villages of our faith.

Pilgrimage of Mercy

10 Days

June 2023
Budapest to Prague

Join us on a magnificent faith journey from Budapest to Prague passing through Polish heartlands steeped in the graces of our Catholic heritage of past and present. Be blessed by the powerful graces of the great Shrines of Divine Mercy and the Black Madonna of Czestochowa.
  • “The tour was well organised, the accommodations was excellent. The tour guides were knowledgeable and were an enormous source of information. Border transfers were easily arranged. It was great to travel in an unknown area without any worries.”

    Footsteps of Jesus
  • “This trip has intensified our spiritual connection with Mary and the time provided gave us time for personal reflections.”

    Jocelyn and Jinny
    Visitations of Mary
  • “The pilgrimage renewed my faith. I had an emotional moment at Lourdes going for a bath in the holy waters. Very profound.”

    Visitations of Mary

Jesus in His Homeland

You’re pinching yourself that you’re in the Holy Land. There’s a sense of peace and tranquillity. You’re moved by an overwhelming need to say ‘thank you'.
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Food for the Soul

The grand, spacious Upper walls of the Basilica of St Francis, Assisi, contain intricate frescoes that narrate the entire history of Christianity. In the Lower Basilica, a large rose window illuminates the interior’s numerous side chapels and vestibules. But it’s the third level — simple, dark and underdone — that...
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Sojourn for the Soul

Inside a small, unassuming chapel on Rue de la Visitation in Paray-le-Monial about 20 wooden pews face a simple stone altar and a colourfully painted mural depicting the Apparition of Christ to Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque. Sitting on one of these pews, Irma De Guzman discovers a profound connection between...
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