CLICK THE FOLLOWING LINKS FOR MORE DETAILS
cruise home | program | presenters | itinerary | ship | pricing and booking | more information
(some links to come)


The cruise 

  • Tasmania from Adelaide
  • 8 nights 11-19 March 2020
  • Ship: Pacific Aria
  • visiting Kangaroo Island (SA) and Wineglass Bay, Hobart, Port Arthur and Burnie (all in Tas)

Itinerary

  • DAY 1 – Wed 11 Mar – Adelaide (SA) – depart 4pm
  • DAY 2 – Thu 12 Mar – Kangaroo Island (SA) – 7am-5pm
  • DAY 3 – Fri 13 Mar – at sea
  • DAY 4 – Sat 14 Mar – Wineglass Bay (Tas) – 4pm-8pm
  • DAY 5 – Sun 15 Mar – Hobart (Tas) – 7am-8pm
  • DAY 6 – Mon 16 Mar – Port Arthur (Tas) – 8am-4pm
  • DAY 7 – Tue 17 Mar – Burnie (Tas) – 9am – 5pm
  • DAY 8 – Wed 18 Mar – at sea
  • DAY 9 – Thu 19 Mar 2020 Adelaide (SA) – arrive 7am

The conference

Sessions are only held while at sea. The program will have our usual wide range of topics, two special themes within this and several innovative new features.

  • approx 50 topics in two streams
  • a special convict program – 5-6 talks – NEW
  • a special DNA program headed by Helen Smith and Kerry Farmer
    – 4-5 main theatre talks
    – 6 hours of DNA workshops (3 blocks of 2 hours) – NEW
    – 5-6 hours of DNA one-on-one help (25-minute consultations with an expert)
  • a special Discover your family history program of 5 talks for beginners – NEW
    This is intended for those who have never done any family history research as well as those just starting out – a comprehensive introductory course. It will be offered at two registration levels
    – a low cost program on its own – details to come
    – within our full conference program

Speaker invitation

Four speakers have already committed and further invitations are going out. If you are interested in doing this cruise – and presenting – please register your interest – alan@unlockthepast.com.au. Unless the topic is of wide appeal, payment is not normally made for these talks, but we do offer payment for talks of good general interest that offer variety to our program. In some cases we can go further.

Click here for information for prospective speakers.


Cost – see pricing and booking page (link to come)