The IQA have secured preliminary bookings for accommodation with Mountain View Country Inn. These bookings are 'penciled in' only.
Please note: Accommodation MUST be booked directly with the motel, by August 31st. Booking early will allow you a choice of rooms. Please mention 'The Institute of Quarrying' to get the discounted group rates.
Please also email your IQA Branch with your attendance numbers so dinner can be arranged?
Mountain View Country Inn -144 Emu Bay Rd. Deloraine Tas 7304
Ph: 03 63622633
We currently have the following rooms available for those nights:
- 6 “standard queen” rooms, with a queen bed. $119 per night for 2 people
- 3 “queen rooms with mountain view”, with a queen bed. $119 per night for 2 people
- 9 “queen/single” rooms with a queen bed and a single bed. $119 per night for 2 people, and extra $20 per night for a third person
- 2 “budget twin” rooms. Very small rooms with 2 single beds. $89 per night for 2 people
- 1 “family room” with a queen bed and 2 or 3 single beds. $150 per night for up to 5 people
- 1 “self contained unit” with a queen bed and 2 or 3 single beds. Includes a kitchen and a lounge/dining area. $170 per night for up to 5 people
- 1 “spa room” with queen bed. $150 per night for 2 people
- 1 “deluxe queen” room, with a queen bed. $135 per night for 2 people
All rooms include an ensuite bathroom, TV, DVD player, fridge, toaster, kettle. A microwave is available in the guest laundry.
Other facilities include coin-operated laundry, car washing facilities, parking outside the room, free DVD library.
Breakfasts are not included in the tariff but are available.
For those wanting to go 'upmarket', there is a very nice B & B in Deloraine -Arcoona Manor
13 East Barrack St Deloraine Tas 7304
5 rooms are available
The IQA have not made any bookings at this venue. It is located around 10 mins from our motel. Please book directly with the Arcoona Manor, should you chose this option.
From interstate fly into Launceston (closest airport). The venue is around 40 mins via the Bass Highway.
Check in at the Motel
6.00pm - 8.30pm: Settlers Restaurant.
Please note, you will need to make a booking with the restaurant on check in. Alternative dinner locations are available and include: The Deloraine Deli, The Deloraine Hotel and The Empire Hotel. These all rate well on Trip Advisor and are located around 1km from the venue.
Breakfast is available in the motel but is not included in your tarrif.
Saturday: 9.30 am for 9.45 Departure
Ron Bugg’s Tours - Group tour bus will be arranged
Ron Bugg talks 'Rocks'. More details on the program will be sent closer to the day including information around the planned visit to Sibelco Mole Creek Limestone, Alum Cliffs, Devils Gullet, Honey farm, Wines, 41 Degrees Salmon and many more venues.
Lunch: Lunch will be held at The Mole Creek Hotel. The cost per head is to be confirmed. Please advise any dietary requirements?
Saturday night: 7.00pm
A Group dinner is scheduled and the cost per head is to be confirmed. Please advise any dietary requirements? We hope to have a guest speaker to present to us on the History of the Mountain huts and caves in the area.
Is a free day (non IQA) activities available to visit in the area include:
- Mole Creek Cave
- Marakoopa Cave
- Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary
- Pearns Steam World
- The Raspberry Farm
- Ashgrove Cheese- Elizabeth Town
What to Bring
Jacket, warm weather clothing etc and sun protection for either weather
Sibelco Mine will require PPE that includes long sleeved shirts, trousers and a reflective vest
Ron Bugg is an Education Officer with Tas Minerals Council and is an extraordinary sailor and old time geologist.
RSVP – August 31 or earlier for Accommodation reservations to the venue and also to John Stanton.
Code of Conduct- We ask that you adhere to the IQA competition and consumer protection protocols, policies and code of conduct. The IQA takes no responsibility for Non IQA events or actions beyond our control.
We look forward to having an enjoyable weekend together.
Please RSVP with required information attached and confirm you have booked accommodation so I can track numbers.
RSVP Form PDF (365 KB)