Summit University Downunder 6th – 13th January 2019 Beechworth VIC Australia

The Summit Lighthouse of Australia board looks forward to welcoming you to Summit University in Beechworth Jan’ 2019.

We are pleased to announce Summit University 2019 will be held in Beechworth, Victoria.

Beechworth is a well preserved historical country town, famous for its major growth during the gold rush days of the mid 1850’s.

It will be held at the George Kerferd Hotel a popular function and wedding venue.

The property features beautiful gardens with an onsite restaurant and cafe.

Other activities included are the outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and sauna / steam room.

Accommodation will be mainly twin shared rooms with breakfast included.  The restaurant can provide lunch and dinner,  depending on numbers.

Cooking facilities are not available in the rooms this year but there there are many popular restaurants and eateries available within a short walking distance to the town.

YOUTH RETREAT

Daniel Cap is excited to announce that the Youth Retreat will be held at the same time as SU from 9th January – 13th January. More details coming soon.

Payment Options

– If you want to or have already started making payments via EFT/Credit Card subscription, please choose EFT or CHQ at checkout when registering.
– If you wish to pay for all or some of your booking visit your “My Account” page and use the payment option at the bottom.
– Monthly subscriptions can setup for your booking as well. We have 3 options available this year. $50.00, $100.00 and $150.00
– Questions? Email us – contact form at the bottom of this page.

Get a head start for next year and start your payments now by booking your place below.. (please note SU registration DOES NOT include food and accommodation but DOES include the venues conference fee)

There is an early bird cutoff date of 15th of December 2018 for both concession and full paying attendees this year.

Staying Offsite

If you are intending to stay offsite then a MINIMUM booking consists of the seminar registration.  The price of registration for Summit University includes all Tuition, Manuals and the venues surcharge for use of the facilities, AV and the conference room. ($55.00)

Registration

Registration will take place in the foyer of the conference centre on Sunday 7:30 – 8:30pm or Monday 7:30-8:30am. We need to complete all registration and signing of the waiver forms prior to commencing SU, we thank you for your cooperation in completing this.

Some useful links here for accommodation as well as general information

https://www.explorebeechworth.com.au/
http://www.visitvictoria.com/Regions/High-Country/Destinations/Beechworth

Alternative Accommodation in Beechworth

There are many more motels, hotels, Air B&B, Bed and Breakfast guest houses in town. Below are some caravan parks and cheaper accommodation.

Lake Sambell Caravan Park

Beechworth Holiday Park- Silver Creek

Beechworth Cabins

The Old Priory

“Bon Voyage”

Food Shopping

Beechworth’s is a popular tourist destination so there are plenty of snacks and goodies available just a few minutes away from the venue. The local supermarket is back in operation after burning down in 2016.

 

Transport

Travel options to Beechworth for SU 2019 for those who are not driving directly.

Flights

  • Flying into Tullamarine Melbourne, Victoria, travel options are as follows:
    VLine (Melbourne to Albury line) runs from Melbourne- Southern Cross to Wangaratta station (closest to Beechworth.) Cost between $19-$28 one -way but check VLine website for times as over the weekend they are not as frequent as the week -days.
  • Hire car available at Tullamarine Airport

Metropolitan buses

  • Bus from Melbourne Airport/Grants Rd to Broadmeadows Station/Pascoe
    17 min: $5 AUD
    8.2 km
    DURATION – 17 min
    ESTIMATED PRICE: $5 AUD
    FREQUENCY: Every 30 minutes
    SCHEDULES ATPublic Transport Victoria (Route 901)TICKET INFORMATION
    A myki card is required ptv.vic.gov.au
    Tickets can be purchased: online and at the station
    PRICING INFORMATION
    2 hour ticket: $5 AUD
    Daily: $9 AUD
  • The Bus Route 901 from Tullamarine Airport to Broadmeadows Railway Station will connect you to the VLine train departing Southern Cross, Melbourne to Albury Station. Wangarratta is the station you will need to disembark at (prior to Albury) as this is the closest station to Beechworth (32kms).
  • Check train times so they coincide with bus from the airport.
    Alternatively you can catch the SkyBus from the airport to Southern Cross and then VLine train to Wangarratta. This is slightly longer and a little more costly.
  • VLine Train Departing Southern Cross, Melbourne
    The VLine train departs Southern Cross, Melbourne to Albury Station. Wangarratta is the station you will need to disembark at (prior to Albury). This is the closest station to Beechworth (32kms). Check train times so they coincide with bus from airport.

Flights into Albury

  • Regular flights into Albury (ABX) from major city centres Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane by Virgin, Qantas and Regional Express. Flight costs between $300- $500- return. This depends on the time the flight is booked as cost may increase closer to departure date.
  • Car Hire from Albury is available.
  • Taxi Details
    Beechworth: 42 min – 50.9 km

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