Next Australian Clearance Divers O Group
The Clearance Divers Association 2017 Tasmanian Reunion will provide a lifetime adventure from 11-18 September 2017; we are honoured to share our state and some awesome attractions that will inspire your imagination.
We are planning a traveling road show of activities and venues across the state, from the Wild West Wilderness of Strahan to the thriving waterfront metropolis of Hobart, an opportunity to climb aboard the bubblies bus or tag along for the tour in your own comfort.
Some of the items on our planning schedule include the following;
Event and venue to be confirmed, however we will be holding a welcome get together to welcome all to Hobart for this historic event.
West Coast 11-13 September
Depart Hobart by bus in the early hours of Monday 11 Sept for an adventurous trip to the West Coast, we will be stopping along the way at Derwent Bridge for lunch(self funded) and the Wall in the wilderness(A must see).
Cost = for return trip $100 per person
Hotel accommodation Strahan Village (Mon, Tue)
A hotel package has been arranged in the Strahan Village which includes full breakfast twin share for $360 per person for two nights. Single occupancy is still $360 so we suggest you find a mate to share at half the cost.
Wilderness BBQ Dinner View 42/The Deck, Mon 11 Sept
A full wilderness BBQ will be held on the Monday evening show casing some of Tassies finest foods.
Cost $75 per head
Gordon River Cruise Tue 12th Sept
Tuesday we will embark on a cruise through hells gate and along the Gordon River. Lunch is included
Cost = $95 per person
West Coast Wilderness Rail Trip Strahan to Queenstown Wed 13th Sept
Formerly known as the ‘Abt Railway’, this rack and pinion system wrestles steep gorges, thick forests and wild rivers and is considered to be one of Australia’s engineering marvels. Depart from the original harbour side Regatta Point Station in Strahan. Take in the fabulous harbour views as the train follows the foreshore and then the river as you journey deep into the rainforest and crossing the many bridges, including the formidable iron bridge.
Cost = $125 per person
Hobart Area 14-17
Parliament Reception Thu 14th Sept
The Tasmanian government have invited all members to a welcome function at parliament house on Thursday 14th Sept in recognition for the assistance that Clearance Divers provided when the Tasman bridge collapsed in 1975.
Cost = $10 per person
Government House Reception Fri 15th Sept
A formal reception is being held by invitation at the government house in Hobart. A chance to view an incredible historic house that overlooks the Derwent River and Hobart.
Cost = $10
Reunion Dinner Sat 16th Sept
Themed as underwater, it is a time to enjoy the Navy Jazz band. Catch up with old mates
Cost = $130 per person
Total Cost per person = $725 twin share
Or individualise as you like
It is the responsibility of the attending delegates to arrange all their own accommodation in the Hobart area. The Woolstore has offered a special rate. The dinner will be held at the Woolstore. When booking quote “Navy Clearance Diving Association”
For payment please transfer funds to;
Clearance Diving Association(TasBranch)
Acc : 51437542
Ref you surname
Only paid up delegates will be confirmed unless prior arrangements have been made. The date is fast approaching and numbers are critical. Can you please confirm your attendance? Final numbers and cut off is 3 July 2017
If you have any questions please send me an email
Corry Van den Broek 0417827221
Karl Price on 0437224098
The next O Group is Tasmania 11-18 Sep 2017 or IAW Facebook.