The Venue: Wrest Point Convention Centre
Wrest Point Convention Centre
410 Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay TAS 7005
The City: Hobart
Salamanca Place comes alive every Saturday with the famous Salamanca Market. Over 300 stallholders sell fresh and gourmet produce, arts, crafts, handiwork crafts from all over Tasmania, interstate, and overseas. Ranging as one of the top attractions in Tasmania, the Salamanca Market is another good reason to make your stay in Hobart last for more than just a few days.
MONA, the Museum of New and Old Art, is Australia's largest private museum and houses a diverse collection that ranges from ancient Egyptian mummies to some of the world's most infamous and thought-provoking contemporary art. The building's subterranean design and the owner's unconventional and challenging curatorial approach make it a must-see for any visitor to Australia.
Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary
If you want to get up close and personal with wildlife, Bonorong Wildlife Sanctuary is a must do! See active Tasmanian devils, hand feed our mob of free ranging kangaroos, join a tour, and meet orphan wombats and koalas.
Tamar Valley Wine Route
The Tamar Valley Wine Route is in the heart of northern Tasmania - home to some of the finest wines in the world. The unique cool climate location produces elegant wines of exceptional quality and you can visit over 32 wineries within driving distance of each other. Cellar door tastings are a specialty of the Tamar Valley featuring standout wine styles of sparkling wine, Chardonnay, Riesling, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Pinot Noir.
Port Arthur Historic Site
The Port Arthur experience is unforgettable. Just a one-and-a-half hour drive from Hobart on the Tasman Peninsula, a visit to the World Heritage Listed Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Tasmania's iconic cultural heritage experiences. You can explore the ruins of the Penitentiary, the Separate Prison, Dockyard, Convict Church, and Museum Houses as well as the vast grounds and gardens. Port Arthur Historic Site is Australia's most intact and evocative convict site.
The Maria Island Walk
Maria Island is a world heritage listed national park just off the east coast of Tasmania. The Maria Island Walk has been selected as one of the exclusive Great Walks of Australia and won 7 National and 12 State Awards for tourism. This gentle four day guided walk combines rare Tasmanian wildlife, spectacular scenery, and fascinating history.
Bruny Island Cruises, Tasman Island Cruises, and the Bruny Island Traveller showcase Tasmania's unforgettable wilderness. Experience spectacular rock formations, intriguing caves and sea cliffs among the highest in the world. The sensitive coastlines are home to hundreds of seals, pods of dolphins, migrating whales, birds of prey and seabirds such as the albatross and shearwater.
The Tahune Airwalk offers a full day of fun in the great outdoors. Experience breathtaking views of the forest canopy, spine-tingling swinging bridges across the mighty Huon and Picton Rivers, the thrill of a an Eagle hang glide, peaceful forest walks, and Tasmanian food and wine in the licensed cafe. Brochure
Conference attendees: mention SEG 2015 and receive 20% off entry.
Saffire Freycinet is a luxury coastal sanctuary on Tasmania's East Coast delivering sophisticated and intimate style. Discreetly positioned overlooking the Hazards Mountains, Freycinet Peninsula, and the waters of Great Oyster Bay, Saffire blends mankind and nature with breathtaking beauty. With only 20 luxurious suites, exclusive day spa, restaurant, guest lounge and bar, this experience is a celebration of the art of service, wellbeing, local culinary delights, ancient landscapes, and abundant wildlife.
Barnbougle is now a name that represents two iconic golf courses: The Dunes and Lost Farm. Located on the rugged north east coast of the state, ruthless marram grass, wide open fairways and exquisite hole layouts make for unforgettable challenges. An extraordinary landscape combined with magnificent scenery makes Barnbougle the perfect golfing getaway.
The Agrarian Kitchen
A sustainable farm-based cooking school situated in a 19th century schoolhouse. The Agrarian Kitchen is a working farm that grows and uses heirloom varieties of fruit, vegetables and rare breed animals in its cooking classes and also sources ingredients from local farmers, fishermen, gardeners, and artisan producers.