Australian Antarctic Festival 2018

Date: August 2, 2018 - August 5, 2018
Time: Various


Hobart, Tasmania


With a series of exhibitions, open days, school excursions, entertainments and lectures, the Australian Antarctic Festival brings the Antarctic to you over four days, from Thursday 2 August to Sunday 5 August, 2018.  Take a fascinating look at the work Aussies do in the coldest, highest, driest and windiest place on earth. Meet the expeditioners and scientists, the tradespeople and the chefs, the communications experts and the technicians who support Australia’s leading role in the Antarctic and Southern Ocean. You will be intrigued, surprised, entertained and amused at the details of how people live and work at -40 degrees Celsius, or go for a refreshing dip when the temperature climbs to zero!

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Event audience: Everyone