The 2019 Convergence on the Coast meeting will be held in Port Lincoln, South Australia
Situated on Boston Bay, Port Lincoln is a vibrant regional centre of the southern Eyre Peninsula and home of the Australian seafood industry. The town is also located on the Kalinjala Shear Zone, a fantastic example of an exposed crustal-scale shear zone. The conference will be held at the Port Lincoln Hotel, located on the foreshore in the heart of town.
Getting there and back
Port Lincoln is served by routine Qantas Link and REX flights out of Adelaide, and is about eight hours drive from Adelaide.
Please indicate on your registration if you intend to fly in/out of Port Lincoln so we can inform the airlines of the expected numbers and ensure enough flights are avaliable.
We will also be offering a bus service from Adelaide to Port Lincoln and return subject to numbers. The cost is $90 one way. If you are interested in this travel option please indicate which options (to and/or from) you're interested in during your registration.
Accommodation is not included in your conference registration. Therefore, you will be required to organise your own living arrangements for the conference. There are numerous accommodation options in Port Lincoln, ranging from basic campgrounds, to backpackers, to small hotels, to a wide range of B&B's and self-catering holiday homes.
The Port Lincoln Hotel (Conference venue) includes a number of different accommodation levels. A number of rooms have been pre-booked as part of the conference and are available at corporate rates. These include:
Town view rooms - $139 per room per night
Ocean view rooms - $179 per room per night
Deluxe Spa Suites - $199 per room per night
Luxury ocean view suites - $239 per room per night
If you wish to book one of these options please contact the Port Lincoln Hotel directly and mention the you are booking as part of the SGTSG conference.
Phone: 08 8621 2000
A web search will produce a number of different accommodation options. Below are other suggested websites for you to explore your options:
Port Lincoln visitor information
Grand Tasman Hotel
Port Lincoln Cabin Park
Port Lincoln YHA
Whatever your choice, we advise to get in early to avoid disappointment because Port Lincoln is a popular holiday destination.