Depths and Surfaces Conference: Venue, accommodation and travel information

Venue

The conference is located on the historic Hobart waterfront at the Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies at the University of Tasmania.

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Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

20 Castray Esplanade, Battery Point, HOBART.

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Accommodation

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.

TRAVELODGE Hobart

167 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000

T: +61 (3) 6220 7100

www.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)

www.lenna.com.au

SALAMANCA INN

10 Gladstone Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000

T: +61 3 6223 3300

www.salamancainn.com.au

THE OLD WOOLSTORE APARTMENT HOTEL Hobart

1 Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tas, 7000

T: +61 (3) 6235 5355

www.oldwoolstore.com.au

HOTEL GRAND CHANCELLOR Hobart

1 Davey Street |  Hobart, Tas, 7000

T +61 (3) 6235 4535

 www.hcecgrandchancellor.com

BEST WESTERN Hobart

156 Bathurst St, Hobart TAS 7000

T: +61 3 6232 6255 | F: +61 3 6232 6235

E: reservations97434@bestwestern.com.au

W: www.bestwestern.com.au/hobarthotel

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;

www.airporterhobart.com.au

www.tasredline.com.au/index.php/airport-shuttles

www.hobartairport.com.au/to-from/taxis-buses

There are public transport bus services around Hobart. Please see link below for public transport information.

www.metrotas.com.au

www.hobartcity.com.au/transport/getting_around_hobart/public_transport  

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.

www.hobartcity.com.au/Transport/Parking_in_Hobart

Disabled parking is available outside the IMAS building on Castray Esplanade. Please see link below for a downloadable CBD mobility map;

www.hobartcity.com.au/Transport/Parking_in_Hobart/Motor_Vehicle_Parking  

Bicycle racks are located outside the entrance to the IMAS building.

Things to do in Hobart

Festival of Voices

Music festival June 30 – July 16, 2017.

Discover Tasmania

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.