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Journeys : April May 2010
WIN $30 vouchers from Fullers Bookshop, Myer and The Body Shop. Find our Prize Pot, hidden in the magazine, write the page number and your contact details on the back of an envelope and mail to Prize Pot, RACT Marketing, GPO Box 2271, Hobart 7001. Entries close on 4 May. (Last issue the Prize Pot was on page 53). WIN A night's accommodation at Hobart's new Hotel Collins. Details below. WIN A copy of one of the new Tasmanian books reviewed opposite. To enter, write your contact details on the back of an envelope and mail to RACT Marketing, GPO Box 2271 Hobart 7001. Be sure to include the title of the book you'd like to win. Choose from: Tasmanian Landscapes, Walks of King Island, Walks of Flinders Island, Dennes Point Bruny Island WIN A Trax scale model of the classic Chrysler AP6 Valiant. Details on page 21. The Wish List The general Terms and Conditions for all competitions conducted by Motor News Journeys are published at www.ract.com.au. Copies can be obtained by calling 13 27 22. Cradle Mountain - Helen Jones, Launceston Dracula - David Paton, Lindisfarne - Greg and Debra Philp, West Hobart - Doris Sprent, South Hobart Prize Pot - Loretta Turner, Rokeby - Pam Clark, Brighton - Anne Vukic, Glenorchy Dennes Point, the scenic little holiday settlement on the tip of North Bruny Island, is buzzing -- community members and visitors alike are excited about their new cafe, shop and art gallery complex, @ The Point, which opened recently. Built with financial support from Kingborough Council and the Federal Government, along with many hundreds of hours of volunteer work by local people, the centre fills a long-awaited need for a range of ser vices and facilities on North Bruny. Bruny Island is a destination that has grow n in popularity in recent years. Rob Pennicott's multi-award-winning Bruny Island Cruises has introduced thousands of people to the South Br uny coastline. But how long is it since you've explored It's happening @ The Point The people behind the great food and coffee @ The Point -- Ray and Kris with daughter Alice and her partner Alain Bouvier; Dennes Point's new cafe, shop and gallery the norther n end of the island? Try the loop jour ney that runs high along the Stor m Bay coast to Dennes Point, then returns at sea level through Killora and the shores of Bar nes Bay. Take it slowly on the narrow, gravel roads -- find safe places to pull over and enjoy the scenery. The landscape changes at every bend of the road, with magnificent views of Betsey Island and the Iron Pot; then across to Tinderbox, the Wellington Range, North West Bay and the sparkling water ways of the D'Entrecasteaux Channel. So pick a pleasant autumn weekend and take the drive to Kettering, catch the Mirambeena over to the island -- then tur n left to Dennes and call in for a coffee or lunch @ The Point! April / May 10 44 Hobart's brand new Hotel Collins offers luxury accommodation right in the CBD. Close to the Theatre Royal, Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Constitution Dock, Salamanca Place and all city sights, Hotel Collins has 61 hotel room s and 19 one or two- bedroom apartments. Designed by leading Hobart architects Jacob Allom Wade, the hotel's elliptical for m rises elegantly above its original 1930s Wapping street facade. The result is a building that combines heritage and contemporary expression. Guests can rela x with a drink or casual meal at fifty8 café bar or enjoy some private space in the business lounge. A wireless internet network covers the ground floor, free for hotel guests. There's an internet kiosk in fifty8 café bar and internet connection is wired into every hotel room. Hotel Collins -- hospitality in the heart of Hobart The hotel has a fully-equipped meeting room /boardroom for up to 12 delegates. Also on the first floor is a guest laundry. Hotel Collins is part of the statewide Stay Tasmania group, which includes Stewarts Bay Lodge at Port Arthur, Cradle Mountain Wilder ness Village, Swansea Beach Chalets and Launceston's Hotel Charles (opening in July). Whether you're in Hobart for business or pleasure, Hotel Collins is an ideal base. For more information and reservations, contact your nearest RACT Travelworld branch or call 1300 368 111. QUICK WIN! The prize is one night's accommodation for two people at Hotel Collins in a one-bedroom apartment including a fully-cooked breakfast. Prize value is $330. To enter, write your contact details on the back of an envelope and mail to Hotel Collins, RACT Marketing, GPO Box 2271 Hobart 7000. Entries close 4 May.
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