Travelling to Tasmania
Tips & Hints

We're so thrilled you can join us for our wedding in Tasmania!

There are many ways to travel to Tas and we encourage you to find the best option for your journey.

To confirm, Hobart is the closest City to our wedding venue, Willie Smiths Apple Shed.

Flights

If flying is your preference, Virgin Australia fly's direct from Brisbane to Hobart. Whereas Jetstar and Qantas will fly from Brisbane via Melbourne to Hobart.

Best available rates we find are via webjet, we also recommend keeping an eye on your preferred carrier for specials.

Transport from Airport

Hobart airport is approximately 20 minutes drive (18km) from central Hobart. See google maps for

A Taxi from the airport will cost approximately $45-60 Uber will cost around $40. Alternatively you're able to hire a car or jump on the airport shuttle to your nearest hotel shuttle stop.

Accommodation

You'll find a list of accommodation suggestions below, with discounts organised for guests of our wedding. You're not obliged to book at these hotels, they are simply suggestions for those interested.

Jacqueline and Matthew will be staying at Sullivan's Cove apartments near all the hotels listed (in the harbour/salamanca area) as it's walking distance to most areas including the city centre and many bars and restaurants.

Accommodation Options

MACq 01 Hotel
18 Hunter St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
+61 3 6210 7600

MACq01, nestled in the heart of the historic Hobart waterfront, MACq 01 is a luxurious hotel that combines premium accommodation with unforgettable storytelling.

The team have kindly provided us with a 10% discount off their Superior Hunter Rooms and Superior Waterfront Rooms over Friday 19th and Saturday the 20th of October. If guests do wish to stay longer on either side they recommend contacting reception directly and they can extend stays where required and based on availability.

**The standard cancellation policy for a wedding portal booking is 30 days prior to arrival, where at this time the booking is non-cancellable and the pre-payment will be taken to secure the room.**

Please click the link to find via details on discounted rooms: Fletcher Wedding Booking Portal or Contact Reservations directly

Sullivans Cove Apartments
Dockside Salamanca, 87 Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
03 6234 5063

Sullivan's Cove is located right on the Salamanca/Hunter St Dockside. They have gorgeous premium rooms for couples or larger groups wanting to stay together in spacious apartments.

They have also kindly set up a 10% discount code for anyone attending our wedding and staying in Hobart between 13th - 22nd October.

Please email reception with the dates you are planning to stay, reference the promotional code below, and they will organise your booking for you.

When booking, please use promotional code: Fletcher

Somerset on the Pier Hobart
1 Elizabeth St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
+61 61 3 6220 6600

There are many wonderful places to stay in Hobart, we've stayed at Somerset on the Pier and thought they had the most beautiful veiws, lovely service and was the perfect spot for site seeing. They have also kindly set up rates and a discount code for anyone attending our wedding.

Please find offers below for your consideration, these rates are vary between weekday and weekend.

When booking, please email the hotel and reference: FLETCHER

>Room Type: 1-Bedroom Executive (Room without balcony with maximum occupancy of 3 people*)

Sunday to Thursday rate per room/night: AUD 265
Friday and Saturday Weekend rate per room/night: AUD 365

>Room Type: 1-Bedroom Premier (Room with balcony with maximum occupancy of 3 people*)

Sunday to Thursday rate per room/night: AUD 305
Friday and Saturday Weekend rate per room/night: AUD 405

>Room Type: Executive Family Apartment (Room without balcony with maximum occupancy of 5 people*)

Sunday to Thursday rate per room/night: AUD 380
Friday and Saturday Weekend rate per room/night: AUD 480

>Room Type: Premier Family Apartment (Room with balcony with maximum occupancy of 5 people*)

Sunday to Thursday rate per room/night: AUD 420
Friday and Saturday Weekend rate per room/night: AUD 520

(*Extra person is chargeable at AUD 50 per night)


Lenna Of Hobart Hotel
20 Runnymede St, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia
03 6232 3900

There are many wonderful places to stay in Hobart, we've stayed at Lenna of Hobart and thought it was the perfect spot for site seeing, especially in the salamanca/battery point area.

They have kindly set up a 10% discount code for anyone attending our wedding.

When booking, please feel welcome to use their reservation portal , simply select dates for stay and enter promotional code: FletcherWedding

If you have any concerns, please email reception.

ibis Styles Hobart
173 Macquarie St, Hobart TAS 7000, Australia
+61 (0)3 6289 8500

A vibrant hotel in the heart of Hobart CBD. Only a short walk from the city centre or Salamanca and Hobart harbor area. They have kindly set up a 10% discount code for anyone attending our wedding.

When booking, please email reception with reference: Fletcher

Salamanca Suites
8 Salamanca Pl, Battery Point TAS 7004, Australia
+61 3 6232 3900

Salamanca Suites offers premium quality studio, one and two bedroom apartments on Salamanca Place.

The team have kindly provided us with a 10% discount off their available rooms.

When booking, please email directly and reference: FletcherWedding and they will support you in booking your preferred accommodation.

If you have any concerns, please email reservations.

AirBnb Hobart

Don't forget that Tassie is one of the most incredible destinations for AirBnB's. There is so much choice, you can't go wrong!

Things to do near Hobart

Mount Wellington
Mount Wellington, Wellington Park, TAS 7054, Australia
03 6238 2176

Wellington Park – a natural reserve situated right on the doorstep of Tasmania’s capital city, Hobart.

Easily accessible from Hobart, Glenorchy and other regional areas, this reserve connects the city to the bush, and the mountains to the waterways. Park entrance fees do not apply, and there are no opening or closing hours.

Salamanca Market (Saturday only, from 8.30am)
Salamanca Pl, Hobart TAS 7001, Australia

Salamanca Market is one of Australia’s most vibrant and loved outdoor markets. It's a new adventure every Saturday.
The Salamanca Market is located at historic Salamanca Place, next to the Hobart waterfront and with over 300 stallholders it’s an experience that’s hard to beat.

Tasmanian producers and designers make Salamanca Market memorable and unique. Tasmania's biggest selection of locally made products can be explored, including hand-worked glass, innovative design in Tasmanian timbers, stylish clothing, bespoke jewellery, organic produce, artworks, bath and body care, ceramics and leather goods, handcrafted cheeses, breads, wines and spirits, and delicious hot foods.

Salamanca Market is Tasmania's most visited tourist attraction and has won many awards for excellence. In 2016 and 2017 the market was a winner in the Major Festivals and Events category at the Tasmanian Tourism Awards and a finalist in the Australian Tourism Awards.

MONA - Museum of Old and New Art
655 Main Rd, Berriedale TAS 7011, Australia

Looking at art used to be boring. It still is, maybe, but at least here at Mona, the Museum of Old and New Art, you can get drunk and/or rage against the machine. Located just up the river from Hobart , Mona's subterranean architecture showcases David Walsh’s $110m private collection of art and antiquities. Mona is also home to the Moorilla winery, Faro Restaurant, bars, cafe, accommodation pavilions and more (plus Moo Brew, an off site brewery).

Richmond Bridge
Bridge St, Richmond TAS 7025, Australia

The Richmond Bridge is a heritage listed arch bridge located in Richmond, north of Hobart. The sandstone arches of Richmond Bridge have spanned Tasmania’s Coal River since 1825. Built by convict labour, it is Australia’s oldest surviving large stone arch bridge.

Directions from your location can be found here.

Southern Tasmania Wine Trail
Various areas surrounding Hobart

Using Hobart as your base, no matter which direction you choose to venture, there’s an array of world-class experiences and activities on offer for visitors to this stunning region.

Vineyards are closer to Hobart than any other capital city, including in the Derwent Valley, Coal River Valley and the Huon / Channel wine growing areas.

Wineries only a short distance from Hobart are:

Coal River Farm

Coal Valley Vineyard

Derwent Estate

Domaine A/Stoney Vineyard

Frogmore Creek

Home Hill Winery

Moorilla Winery

Pooley Wines

Riversdale Estate

Amongst many more..

Note: Please check vineyard listings for opening hours as some are only open by appointment.