Wrest Point Hotel & Conference Centre

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410 Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay, TAS 7005



Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre is situated on absolute waterfront on the banks of the Derwent River in the yachting hub of Sandy Bay. Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre offers 15 function rooms featuring a tiered auditorium catering for 600 delegates, the Tasman Room accommodating 1000, exhibition space for 90 booths and breakout rooms for smaller groups. Catering possibilities include casual barbecues on the riverbank lawns, lavish banquets for 500 or private boat charters departing from Wrest Point’s private jetty.


With a variety of accommodation categories ranging from 3.5 to 4.5 star, Wrest Point provides the ideal solution for all residential conventions and incentives. The 4.5 star  Suites and Tower Rooms offer sweeping views of the Derwent River, scenic Hobart or Mt Wellington. The Water Edge rooms are four-star quality with stunning views down the river while the fully refurbished 3.5 star Motor Inn rooms provide comfortable style at affordable rates.

All delegates at Wrest Point can take advantage of the many facilities on offer: free wifi, free on-site parking, 24-hour room service and reception, free in-house movies, gymnasium, indoor pool, spa, sauna, mini golf & beauty salon.

Convention Facilities

Wrest Point provides the infrastructure, technical equipment and most importantly the expertise to make every event an outstanding success. Recent major developments reinforce Wrest Point’s position as one of Australia’s premier convention venues with 15 meeting rooms catering for two to 1600 delegates, including an auditorium, boardrooms and exhibition venues. Many rooms feature inbuilt equipment and the high ceilings in larger rooms allow for stunning themes. The largest room - the Tasman Room - can accommodate up to 1000 delegates theatre style, has full theatre stage, ceiling height in excess of seven metres, a press gallery, Green Room and a 2.5 tonne hydraulic lift.

All this makes Wrest Point a versatile venue for conventions, incentives, meetings, trade shows and exhibitions.

Convention Catering

From a dinner extravaganza for 500 people to an intimate catered VIP lunch, Wrest Point is the number one choice in Tasmania for a gala dinner, cocktail reception or even a gourmet barbecue on the waterfront lawns.

Wrest Point Hotel & Convention Centre provides a highly experienced and professional service and enjoys an enviable reputation and regard from the business events industry as being a first class conference & business events venue in Tasmania.

Notes Relating to Event Suitability:

Wrest Point provides a versatile venue offering a multitude of options for conferences, meetings, gala dinners, and also exhibitions such as trade shows, art exhibitions, motor vehicle displays and major trade expos associated with conferences.

The main rooms feature state-of-the-art in built equipment including screens, data-projectors & sound systems.

To compliment the state-of-the-art equipment, Wrest Point employs professional audio-visual technicians offering personalised service and expert technical advice for your event.

Wrest Point can provide an in-house exhibition shell scheme with up to 60 trade booths, and a full exhibition coordination service is available to all clients.

A selection of exhibition areas are easily accessible, even for heavy equipment. Most feature natural lighting and stunning water views. The Tasman Room also features a hydraulic lift to enable access of large equipment, including motor vehicles into this main flat floor auditorium.


Floor Plan

Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 1/2 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 269
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 488

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

Three standards of accommodation available including 194 Tower, 42 Water Edge and 33 Motor Inn rooms.

Minimum Capacity 1Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$85
Maximum Capacity 1651Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$103
Maximum Standing 1000Conference - Day package$73.00
Maximum Table Seating 692ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 1651Per Room$139.00

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

Multi purpose auditorium with theatre style stage and flat floor. The Tasman Room can be configured as three separate meeting rooms. When combined with the Auditorium, it provides seating for 1600. Comprehensive sound and lighting facilities available with two large twin screens on either side of the stage. Wrest Point has its own AV technicians on staff. A hydraulic lift allows access for large and heavy equipment including motor vehicles

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Tasman Room  800    588    1000    300  120    691  7.5
Auditorium      100    651          648  3.42-6.48
Tasman Room & Auditorium (combined)  1000    688    1651    300        5.5 - 7.5
Boardwalk Gallery  260    250    170    70  40  40  520  2.2-3.45
Wellington Room  200    180    230    100  40  40  310  3.04-3.92
Wellington Hall 1  100    90    100    50  30  30  160  3.04-3.92
Wellington Hall 2  100    90    100    50  30  30  150  3.04-3.92
Green Room  50    50    50    35  20  25  70  2.68
Executive Boardroom  20                20  39  
Mezzanine Boardroom  20                16  67  
Derwent Room  300    300    280    120      540  2.8-3
Derwent Hall 1  150    140    170    75  40  35  242.5  2.8-3
Derwent Hall 2  50    40    40    20  20  25  115  2.8-3
Derwent Hall 3  75    40    40    25  20  25  136  2.8-3
Showroom  200    230    331    100  20  25  447  
Riviera Room  40        40    25  20  25  60  2.6
Exhibition Foyer  400    180    150          620  5.5

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  yes
21st Birthdays:  yes
Deb Balls and School Formals:  yes
After Parties:  yes
Underage Events:  yes
18th Birthdays:  yes
Religious Events:  yes
Dinner Dances:  yes
Exhibition/Product Launch:  yes
Concerts:  yes
Hens & Bucks Nights:  yes

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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