Jon Baines Study Tours: Occupational Therapy Study Tours in 2022

Book a place on one of Jon Baines Study Tours unique occupational therapy study tour led by past Presidents of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists – Kit Sinclair and Marilyn Pattison. These high-profile professionals each bring a wealth of expertise and connections to the tour experience, making these itineraries unlike anything else you will find.

These professional study tours take you to the heart of your destination - whether that’s Tasmania, the Northern Territory, or Europe - and give you deep understanding of local practice alongside cultural experiences and visits. It’s a tried and tested formula that yields exceptional educational opportunities, insights and professional connections.

Occupational Therapy in Tasmania: 20 – 27 February 2022, Led by Marilyn Pattison

Learn about occupational therapy in Tasmania with plenty of opportunity to enjoy Tasmania’s natural beauty, botanical wonders, beautiful towns, rich history and superb local food and wine.

With a character all its own, Tasmania is the place to slow down and unwind, as well as treat your taste buds with fresh local apple cider, gin, whisky, cheese, berries and wine, and exquisite seafood straight from the ocean.

Occupational Therapy Study Tour in the Northern Territory: 1 - 8 May 2022, Led by Marilyn Pattison

A repeat of the highly successful tour led by Marilyn Pattison in 2021, this tour takes you to the heart of the spectacular Northern Territory and provides fascinating insight into occupational therapy practice in the region.

Explore the dramatically beautiful landscapes of the Northern Territory as you learn about the history and practice of occupational therapy as you travel from Darwin to Katherine and Kakadu, and back to Darwin. Cruise down beautiful Nitmiluk Gorge, see the saltwater crocodiles on the Adelaide River; mingle in Mindil Markets, explore spectacular waterfalls and swim in hot springs; and learn about local culture and history.

Read about Marilyn’s successful 2021 tour to the Northern Territory in this article for Occupational Therapy Australia.

Occupational Therapy in Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia: 3 - 13 Sep 2022, Led by Kit Sinclair

Join tour leader and former WFOT President Kit Sinclair on this fascinating and beautiful tour through Slovenia, Bosnia and Croatia.

The tour follows the WFOT World Congress in Paris, which takes places from 28 - 31 August 2022. From Paris, join Kit Sinclair on a one of Europe's great railway journeys from Paris to Ljubljana.

The tour visits three dramatically beautiful and historic countries; Slovenia, Bosnia Herzegovina and Croatia. The itinerary provides a range of enlightening visits reflecting how occupational therapy has developed in these three countries while letting you experience the rich culture and history and stunning landscapes of the region to the full.

These tours book up quickly and we take a maximum of 20 participants. Don’t delay if you’re interested in deepening your professional knowledge in the company of your peers on a richly rewarding holiday, unlike any other.          

Bookings are now open for all tours. You can reserve your place online now!

If you’d like to speak to someone, please call us on 03 9343 6367 or email

Please be reassured that we will continue to stringently observe all current protocols and recommendations around COVID-19 in all aspects of our tour arrangements and itineraries.

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