Clan MacNicol Worldwide Gathering 2012

Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston  12th – 14th October 2012.

Established in 1806, Launceston is Australia’s third oldest city and a major gateway to Tasmania. Launceston is the ideal base for visiting the cool-climate vineyards of the Tamar Valley.  From Launceston you can also explore various national parks, historical villages and grand National Trust properties.

Launceston’s weather is similar to the south of France, with an average maximum of 23 degrees Celsius in January and 11.5 degrees Celsius in June.

It is 198 Kilometres (123 miles) or 2.5 hours drive north of Hobart.

Launceston is serviced by three airlines Qantas, Jetstar and Virgin Blue, being only a 45 minute flight from Melbourne.

It has beautiful old buildings and streetscapes dating from early Colonial and convict times to Georgian and Victorian eras. A wine lovers and foodie's paradise, Launceston is made for losing yourself - in exploration, romance and adventure,by land, air, river or sea.

Accommodation Conference rates are offered for pre and post stays of up to 3 days either side.

Rates can be accessed under the conference name (Clan MacNicol Worldwide Gathering 2012) by contacting Reservations at Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston:  

Ph +61 (3) 6334 3434

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Deluxe Twin or  Deluxe King for 2 Adults, Room Only, $155.00 per day.

Or there are many alternative accommodation choices available in the area to cater for all styles, taste and cost. Further details will be provided.

Launceston Show is 11th October, 2 days of Clan meetings, Tours, Gala Dinner and Ceilidh, Casual BBQ, Sunday Kirkin and Picnic at Campbell Town, settlement town for the Chief and Nicolsons in the 1800’s. Longford country Show is October 21st , plus there is so much to see and do in Tasmania all within easy access from Launceston.

DO NOT MISS this opportunity to be a part of our Clan MacNicol Worldwide Gathering and to visit the wonders of Launceston and Tasmania, make YOUR plans to be there in 2012 NOW!!

Further details contact: Secretary PO Box 243 GYMEA NSW 2227 Australia malnico [at]