Sydney, Australia

From Bondi Beach to the Blue Mountains, Sydney has something for everyone.

We encourage you to extend your trip so you can take in some of the most iconic sites in the world including the Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House. Explore the hundreds of cafes and restaurants, do some sightseeing around Darling Harbour, jump on a ferry to Manly or pat a koala at Taronga Zoo!

Sydney’s extensive public transport system makes it easy to travel around this vibrant city.

doltone house

doltone house is a beautiful venue offering stunning view across Sydney Harbour.

This award-winning venue will be home to the Riversymposium in 2018.


21st International Riversymposium
Darling Island Wharf
Accenture Building (ground floor)
48 Pirrama Road
Pyrmont, Sydney, Australia

Riverprize gala dinner / Water Diversity
Jones Bay Wharf
Piers 19-21 Upper Deck
26-32 Pirrama Road
Pyrmont, Sydney, Australia


There are a range of accommodation options situated around the city and close to the venue. Delegates of the 21st International Riversymposium are being offered a discounted rate at a number of hotels which are listed below.

PLEASE NOTE: Accommodation in Sydney fills up quickly so we strongly encourage you to book as soon as possible. The deals offered below will be offered on a first come, first served basis. Once each hotel has filled there quota, the discount will no long be available.

We also recommend using independent sites such as Airbnb to widen your options.

Accor Hotels

Accor Hotels, in conjunction with doltone house, are offering delegates a discounted rate for stays at any of their locations in Sydney for the duration of the conference.

Click this link to book direct.

TFE Hotels

TFE Hotels s offering a 10% discount to delegates who book using our dedicated links below.

The price will be determined by best available on the day and no set rate is offered. Once the hotel can no longer offer the discount due to availability, the link will no longer work.

The discount will only apply for stays on 14- 17 October inclusive but all bookings must be made before 13 September.

This discount will be eligible for the following hotels:

Adina Darling Harbour
55 Shelley St
Sydney NSW 2000

Adina Town Hall
511 Kent St
Sydney NSW 2000

Travelodge Hotel Sydney
27 Wentworth Ave
Sydney NSW 2010

Vibe Hotel Sydney
111 Goulburn St
Sydney NSW 2000

Terms and conditions apply.

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