The Lorne Genome Conference has specially coordinated transfers to get delegates to Lorne in a safe and timely manner.
Travel to Lorne
WEHI (Royal Parade) to Lorne
Bus Departs 17/02/2013 Royal Parade out the front of - or as close to The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute (WEHI) at 10.00am sharp. Cost $35 one way.
Tullamarine (Melbourne Airport) to Lorne
Bus departs 17/02/2013 from the designated bus lane out the front of the international terminal at Tullamarine Airport at 10.30am sharp. Cost $35 one way.
Lorne to Tullamarine Airport/Royal Parade - WEHI
Bus departs 20/02/2013 from the front of Mantra Lorne (conference venue) for Tullamarine Airport and WEHI at 9.00am sharp. Cost $35 one way.
PLEASE NOTE: there are no transfers from Avalon airport
Bookings can be made via the online registration system
Travelling to Lorne independently can be a bit difficult if you do not have your own transport. Gull Transport provides connection from Melbourne Airport see www.gull.com.au
Lorne is 140 kilometres south of Melbourne, approximately a 2-hour drive.
Travel by car via the Great Ocean Road.
Mantra Erskine Beach Resort is located on absolute beachfront, in the historic seaside town of Lorne along the famous Great Ocean Road. The resort is nestled between the crystal clear water of Louttit Bay and the Otway Hinterland.
To View a map of Lorne and the Mantra Erskine Resort please use this link.
What's new in Lorne
New Restaurants in Lorne:
Frangos and Frangos is now operating underneath the Cumberland Lorne Resort
Mexican Republic is now operating near the cinema
Saporitalia is a new Italian Restaurant which has taken over the space of Ba Ba Lu Bar
The View at the Lorne Hotel is a new dinning & function space with arguably the best view in Lorne.
Mantra Lorne Updates:
New Rope Course for kids
Tour Desk with bike & surfboard hire
Dining Furniture on the Seagrass Lawn
The conference registration fee does not include insurance of any kind and the meeting secretariat cannot take any responsibility for any participant failing to arrange their own insurance. Delegates are encouraged to make their own insurance arrangements to cover any loss caused by unforeseen delay, circumstance or cancellation.
OVERSEAS DELEGATE VISA INFORMATION
Visa Application Invitation letters
Visas and Electronic Travel Authority (ETA):
Please note that all travellers to Australia must have a valid visa before boarding their plane. Travellers to Australia cannot apply for a visa on arrival. For many countries, the visa is paperless and added automatically to your air ticket. Check with your travel agent if uncertain or use the following website links https://www.eta.immi.gov.au/ETA/etas.jsp.
Details for contacting the appropriate visa office closest to the applicant's place of residence can be found at www.immi.gov.au