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Royal Hobart Regatta Day!

Written by: Iris

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It's the annual Royal Hobart Regatta day! It is the oldest public holiday in Australia that hosts a 3-day event full of fun-filled activities since 1838, in commemoration of the discovery of Tasmania.

Come and visit Regatta Ground and Queens Domain along River Derwent from February 8th -10th, 2014 (Saturday to Monday).


On Saturday, the Regatta Ground Festival will kick it off with open water rowing competition. Witness The Great Regatta ChallengeandBruny Island Race. Rest-assured that ClubMates Travel will be there all the way to make sure that you get to dance to the live music, while you enjoy the breeze from Derwent River. Enjoy weekend-long food and wine on the foreshore. Go on to fun-filled amusement rides like Gee Wizzer, we'll be right there with you. Don't forget to bring along your pair of sun-glasses, you'll need it during aerobatic display of Royal Australian Air Force – The Roulettes and Australian Army Parachute Display Team – Red Berets.


On amusement Sunday the fun continues; if fishing is your niche, feel free to notify ClubMates Travel and we will assist you while you hurl in your catch of the day. Flash out your photography skills in Stallards Junior Photo Competition and get all slimy in Greasy Pole challenge. Of course, summer fun can't be complete without face paint, treasure hunt, and sand creations and a lot more.


It's People's Day on Monday. Cheer the swimmers in Trans Derwent Swim & Fin Swim for a 1.5 km swim from Montagu Bay to Regatta Jetties and join the Arrival of the Vice Regal party. If you seek action and speed, watch out for rowing, powerboats and yachting race. By afternoon, enjoy entertainment acts on foreshore stage. Spend the lazy afternoon and listen to Navy Rock Band's composition and 1812 Overture played by Australian Army Band. Cap the night off with an amazing fireworks display!


As one of the leading travel agents and tour operators for people who require specialized travel, ClubMates Travel will be there to assist you in every step of your holiday. Visit and  book now, for an unforgettable experience this summer 2014!


*Primary Image Source: Chess in Hobart - Tasmania by Didier B (Sam67fr) and can be reused under the CC BY license.