The conference is located on the historic Hobart waterfront at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania.
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania
20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, HOBART.
As a guide the following hotels are all within walking distance of the conference venues. Please advise you are a UTAS – HASSEG 2017 delegate when making your reservation. Discounted rates are subject to availability.
167 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000
T: +61 (3) 6220 7100www.travelodge.com.au/hotel/hobart
An accommodation package has been supplied for conference delegates at a discounted rate with Travelodge, Hobart. The hotel is a short walk from the conference venue, the Hobart waterfront and Salamanca with its great range of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes. Book Now
LENNA OF HOBART
2 Runnymede Street, Battery Point, Tas, 7004
T: Telephone (03) 6232 3900
International +61 3 6232 3900
Reservations Freecall 1800 030 633 (within Australia)
10 Gladstone Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000
T: +61 3 6223 3300
THE OLD WOOLSTORE APARTMENT HOTEL Hobart
1 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000
T: +61 (3) 6235 5355
HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR Hobart
1 Davey Street | Hobart, Tas, 7000
T +61 (3) 6235 4535
BEST WESTERN Hobart
156 Bathurst St, Hobart TAS 7000
T: +61 3 6232 6255 | F: +61 3 6232 6235
Taxis and airport shuttle services are available from the airport into Hobart; it is a 20 minute drive into the city. The cost by taxi is approximately AUD$45 one way.
Airport shuttle services are approximately AUD$18 one way. There is a taxi rank on Castray Esplanade a short 5 min walk from the IMAS building. Please see links below to shuttle services and airport details;
There are public transport bus services around Hobart. Please see link below for public transport information.
Parking is limited along Castray Esplanade and Salamanca, all are pay and display with a maximum stay of 2 hours. Organisers advise delegates to walk where possible or use public transport.
Disabled parking is available outside the IMAS building on Castray Esplanade. Please see link below for a downloadable CBD mobility map;
Bicycle racks are located outside the entrance to the IMAS building.
Things to do in Hobart
Music festival June 30 – July 16, 2017.
A guide to things to see a do in Tasmania.
Museum of Old and New Art – MONA
Australia’s largest private museum and one of the most controversial private collections of modern art and antiquities in the world.
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys
Pennicott Wilderness Journeys have generously offered conference delegates 15% off tours upon presentation of your conference identification.
Please see video footage of their fantastic tours here.