TASMANIA 2010 F11 NATIONALS - Accommodation Option Suggestions


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Bill Cromarty, Launceston, Friday, 20 March 2009

Below are some suggested accommodation options for the Tamar Valley region. For additional suggestions please refer to the following websites - these are suggestions only, there are many others........

  Hi-ya!  (From our Tasmanian State Chairman, Bill Cromarty )  Sailing 


FLYING 11 NATIONALS - Beauty Point Tasmania 10-16 January 2010




Below are some suggested accommodation options for the Tamar Valley region.

For additional suggestions please refer to the following websites - these are suggestions only, there are many others.






Accommodation bookings can be arranged by contacting either of the two Visitors Centres servicing Launceston and the Tamar Valley.

Contacts are:


1)  Tamar Visitor Centre

Tel  1800 637 989 or 03 63944454

Fax 03 63944498

Contact: Karen Burnett

Email: Exeter@tasvisinfo.com.au  or  karen.burnett@wtc.tas.gov.au


2) Launceston Travel and Information Centre

Tel: 03 6336 3133   Fax: 03 6336 3118

Contact: Rebecca Biggelaar

Email: rebecca.biggelaar@launceston.tas.gov.au



 ACCOMMODATION-  (Comments are personal comments)



Pomona Spa Cottages- booked out


Beauty Point  Tourist Park- cabins booked out, but investigating possibility of additional cabins coming to site. Ample camping sites, and also powered sites for vans.


Tamar Cove Motel        

 31/2 star , 2 minutes drive  to marina

 Several levels of accommodation, good meals and coffee


 Tamar Cove Cottage, 239 Main Rd Beauty Point-older style,

                                            Sleeps at  least 6, huge carport, dry the whole team's sails

                                            here. Self contained

 Riviera Hotel 

Old style country pub, great character, 31/2 star, small rooms,  but very clean, fabulous meals, gaming facilities


 Riviera Cottage, 248 Flinders St. 3DB,but can reconfigure,

                             Large carport, modern, self contained


Beauty Point Cottages B&B

Lovely for couples , not really suitable for kids



GRINDELWALD- between Launceston and Beauty Point, 25 min drive to Beauty Point


Tamar Valley Resort

Approx 30 2BR modern units, self catering, restaurant on premises, swimming pool, mini golf, 9 hole golf course.



LEGANA - between Launceston & Beaty Point - 30 min drive


Launceston Holiday Park, Legana

Approx 10 S/C cabins , powered sites and camping



ROSEVEARS - halfway between Launceston & Beaty Point -20 min drive

Rosevears Vineyard-

16 upmarket apartments in a chalet setting (2B/R, 1 B/R and studio) overlooking vineyard and river, with boutique restaurant,  ( Check website www.rosevears.com.au)




LAUNCESTON (Check websites for these, we think they would all be suitable)

35-40 min  drive  to Beauty Point


Bifrons House Apartments

Historic National Trust home built in 1835. Self contained, within easy walking distance to Launceston's leafy parks and award winning restaurants


Adina Place City View Apartments

Fully serviced 0ne and two BR apartments within easy walking distance of Launceston CBD


Lido Apartments


Elphin Villas


GEORGE TOWN - 30 min drive approx

Peppers Pier Resort, York Cove (www.peppers.com.au/York-Cove)

Luxury hotel units and apartments - refer website.

Note this property is located on Eastern side of Tamar, north-east of Beauty Point.

It is approx 30 min drive. There is also a small ferry which runs periodically from York Cove marina, to Beauty Point marina- right at the yacht club. Depending on demand, it may be possible to arrange special sailings of this ferry (capacity 19 passengers). 





1)   We are still negotiating with the University of Tas to access accommodation facilities in one of their residential colleges at Beauty Point. At this stage we are not able to confirm this, but if this approach is successful, we will advise as soon as we have confirmation. This college is 5 mins walk from the yacht club.

2)   The driving times are conservative. Note that there is no city traffic -the drive between Launceston and Beauty Point is an easy scenic drive.

3)   There will also be ample camping available in the Beauty Point area, should anyone wish to camp, including limited unpowered sites within the yacht club grounds.



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