Multi use venue in an abandoned blue stone quarry, featuring restaurants and bars, function spaces, man made lake, waterfall, Tasmanian convict history trail, team building adventures, underground attractions, rock climbing, zip-lining
Blundstone Arena in Bellerive has long been known as an iconic entertainment venue, hosting local and international sporting events. In recent years we have also developed a reputation as an outstanding function centre located just 10 minutes from Hobart’s CBD.
Our amazing spaces are fitted with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, a variety of set up options, and come with plenty of free street parking surrounding the venue.
We are always happy to tailor a package to your function or event's needs if you have something specific in mind, and aim to ensure your event is an unforgettable experience with delicious food in a peaceful environment.
We invite you to contact us and arrange a time to view our venue first-hand.
We look forward to working with you to create a memorable event.
With the option of two large courtrooms (65 to 130 pax) and unique outdoor spaces for a marquee (150 pax), the ‘Convict Cocktails’ package includes short tours with costumed events staff through the tunnels to solitary cells that still remain under the chapel.
A range of add-ons are available including ‘On The Spot Arrest’, ghostly escorts to the gallows, Trial By Jury comic musical, convict trial drama, Gaol to Ale performance and much more.
There are also regular day tours, ghost tours and theatrical events 7 days a week, providing some fantastic options for pre-and post-conference touring and partners’ activities.
“Whitelion’s signature event the Bail Out has been held at the Tench for three years running. The Tench is a venue with a difference and comes highly recommended, with outstanding staff and volunteers assisting with all our needs. If you are looking for a unique venue, the Tench is the place to be!”
Barb Walters – Assistant State Manager, Whitelion
Winner of Trip Advisor’s 2014 ‘Travellers’ Choice Award
More than 175 years of Tasmanian penal history
One of Australia’s best kept secrets
Indulge at PEARL+ CO feasting on freshly shucked oysters and quality tapas sized dishes using fresh, local seafood whilst sipping on a range of beers and wines, top-shelf spirits and classic cocktails, all within an exclusive Tasmanian harbourside location
Located on the Hobart waterfront at Victoria Dock, Pearl + Co is the latest addition to the Hobart evolving Bar scene and a very welcome addition to the waterfront. The great glass walls allow you to enjoy the view of the water and the local fishing fleets is a draw card.
It’s modern and bright with several witty little touches to the design. Couches for you to relax on, both in the sunny outside deck and inside and a bar stocked with many top shelf spirits. Local beer and cider on tap and a good selection of bottled local and international beers. Cocktails, shaken or stirred….. some classics and others with surprising innovations – all drinks beautifully executed and reasonably priced for a bar of this calibre
Freshly shucked oysters and, mostly seafood, tapas sized dishes throughout the day and night from 12:00pm. Whatever you choose will delight the palate.
Nestled high above St David’s Park, with breathtaking views of Sullivan’s Cove, Salamanca and the Derwent River, Avalon City Retreat is an iconic destination, perfect for small to mid-sized events in Hobart.
Avalon City Retreat is the perfect destination for those seeking the bespoke event experience. The award-winning Retreat welcomes wedding ceremonies, receptions, corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions- practically anything function you can dream up! The Retreat’s central location is also the perfect base for enjoying The Sydney to Hobart yacht race, The Taste Of Tasmania, MONA FOMA and Festival Of Voices among many more.
We can supply a list to help you organise your event or you can organise your own caterers, additional seating and music
Hawley Beach, TAS
Welcome to Hawley House Heritage Accommodation hosting wedding receptions, intimate conferences and overnight guests, in a unique and spectacular seaside setting. Residential functions and meetings can be catered for up up to 30 delegates.
Functions, weddings, seminars and workshops can be catered for up to 150 guests with 5 function spaces including The Sunroom with boardroom facilities for 14 delegates. The Drawing Room with large fireplace for 25 delegates. All Creatures Church suitable for presentations and lectures for up to 50 delegates. The Courtyard Marquee can seat up to 100 delegates and the dining room can cater for 30 delegates on one large table
Have you dreamt of getting married in a fairytale setting, complete with a white Victorian Gothic mansion, peacock laden lawns, a white sandy beach and charming white church? Hawley House is the place where the wedding day of your dreams day can become reality!
When imagining your ceremony at Hawley, you can choose from a secluded glade in the spectacular gardens, a romantic sunset ceremony on the sandy beach, or walk down the red carpet for an intimate candlelit ceremony in the quaint All Creatures Church (c. 1878).
Situated only 14 minutes from Devonport, one hour from Launceston and 3 hours from Hobart
Launceston Conference Centre stands within sight of Launceston’s CBD. It is not only one of the city’s significant historical sites but is the ideal venue for your next event.
Whether it’s a major concert, musical or theatrical production with a cast of hundreds, a dance competition with performers, a band or full orchestra, a conference seating 950 delegates requiring 11 breakout rooms and flexible spaces and outdoor courtyards to mingle, we can help.
Our two auditoriums can accommodate 950 to 200 people respectively. We have 10 other rooms the largest can manage groups of up to 100 people or less.
South Hobart, TAS
The Cascade Brewery Company, established in 1824, is located in Hobart at the foot of the majestic Mount Wellington. Here, Australia's oldest operating brewery crafts a range of exceptional beers for Tasmania and 'the mainland'.
The Cascade brewery is a great spot to enjoy your favourite Tasmanian brew. Our picturesque bar has a complete range of Cascade beers and Mercury ciders and our chefs serve a delicious menu of beer snacks, share plates and hearty lunches to enjoy in our restaurant or out in our three acres of heritage gardens.
Looking out over majestic Mount Wellington, the brewery facade, and our three acres of heritage gardens, Cascade Brewhouse is an essential Hobart experience. The Cascade Brewhouse also hosts private events and functions, providing an adaptable venue with areas suited to weddings, conferences, and all manner of celebrations for up to 300 guests and can make your function especially memorable offering exclusive access for a private brewery experience.
Located 10 minutes from Hobart’s CBD, Cascade features an impressive beer garden, a large built-in dance floor, and complimentary car parking. We happily conduct client appointments, to discuss your celebration at Cascade
Built in 1834, Hadley’s Orient Hotel is one of Australia's oldest boutique hotels. Nestled in the heart of this vibrant city, Hadley's has sat in the fond memories of many a guest for over 180 years. Our National Trust listed venue is home to elegantly styled accommodation suites, hotel rooms and stunning event spaces. We also offer signature experiences such as our Traditional Afternoon Tea.
Catering for cocktail parties, special occasion dinners, wedding receptions, and ceremonies, the Hadley’s Orient Hotel team will ensure your event runs smoothly from the planning phase, right through until we farewell your last guest.
Located amongst boutique shops and chic eateries in the heart of Hobart, Hadley’s Orient Hotel is just a short stroll from a range of some of Hobart’s most popular activities, attractions and cultural experiences. Salamanca and the waterfront precinct are within a 5-minute walk. The hotel is so much more than just a place to stay whilst exploring the city – Hadley’s Orient Hotel is an experience in itself.
Cradle Mountain, TAS
Escape the every day in the stunning alpine woodland at the northern end of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park. Cradle Mountain Hotel offers guests a true wilderness experience without sacrificing comfort. Fill your senses with dazzling colours, sweet scents, and wild calls that infuse the unspoilt forests; stare into the lake water reflection of a vast indigo sky, bright with stars; cleanse your soul as you first glimpse the craggy outcrop of majestic Cradle Mountain towering above sparkling Dove Lake plateau.
We have spaces available that cater for groups of 10 to up to 150 people with very flexible arrangements. Whether you’re looking to book an intimate meeting or large conference venue in Tasmania, you will find everything you need: including audio-visual, personal service, and helpful staff.
And unlike other conference venues in Tasmania, your guests can enjoy the beauty of an alpine wonderland outside; and stay in stylish four-star accommodation.