Main Arena

Tasmania’s largest capacity and most versatile indoor entertainment arena is at your disposal!

The Derwent Entertainment Centre (DEC) is Tasmania’s largest and most versatile indoor venue. Situated on the banks of the Derwent River, our picturesque location is just 10 minutes from the Hobart CBD and offers ample free parking or ferry transport.

Arena General EntryTheatreBanquetCabaretClassroom
Main Arena Standard7,5005,2001,300800
Main Arena Intimate1,500400250

Conferences

With up to 7 individual function spaces in addition to the main arena, the DEC can comfortably accommodate from 10 to 4800 delegates. Our spaces can be hired individually or combined into a package and customised to the size and layout you require.

All available in-house staging, furniture, audio and visual equipment is provided free of charge and any additional requirements can be sourced at highly competitive rates. Our flexible packages ensure that you receive the best possible value for your booking. The main arena can also accommodate up to 120 exhibition booths with power and internet facilities readily available.

ConfigurationCapacity
Theatre4,875
Cocktail3,000
Banquet1,300
Cabaret800

Conventions & Assemblies

The Main Arena includes tiered seating for 3500pax which can be set in any configuration or size using a floor to ceiling curtain system. With 60m x 30m level floor space, integrated PA system, multiple breakout rooms and superior load in/out capability, this venue is perfect for delivering a successful, hassle free event.

ConfigurationCapacity
Theatre4,875
Banquet1,300
Cabaret800

Exhibitions

The Main Arena includes 60m x 30m level space plus tiered seating for 3500pax which can be set in any configuration or size using a floor to ceiling curtain system. With power available anywhere on site, integrated PA system, multiple breakout rooms and superior load in/out capability, this venue is perfect for delivering a successful, hassle free event.

ConfigurationCapacity
Theatre4,875
Banquet1,300
Cabaret800

Functions

We offer two package options for your function: The Premium Package which is all inclusive or our Basics Package where we custom build based on how much you would like to do yourself. Our all-inclusive price means everything from the sound system and microphone, decorations and table settings through to staffing until your unlimited allocated finish time. This unique venue will provide everything you need for a perfect, hassle free event.

ConfigurationCapacity
Banquet1,300
Cocktail3,000

Contact Us

For all enquiries, or to speak with an event manager:

Phone: (03) 6251 3170
Intl: + 61 3 6251 3170

Office Hours
9am – 5pm weekdays

Box Office Hours
10am – 2pm weekdays

Venue Address
601 Brooker Highway, Glenorchy
Hobart Tasmania 7010

Postal Address
PO Box 103, Glenorchy
Tasmania 7010

Make an Enquiry

Derwent Entertainment Centre

601 Brooker Highway, Glenorchy TAS 7010
PO Box 103, Glenorchy TAS 7010

T: + 61 3 6251 3170
E: info@derwent.com.au
W: www.derwent.com.au

Ticket purchase & enquiries:
T: 136 100
W: www.ticketmaster.com.au

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