Satellite Island Adventure

Fire up your creativity, join Sarah Glover, Luisa Brimble & Jardine Hansen of Jardine Botanic for a 2-night adventure on Satellite Island. You will get to photograph food, flowers and gathering in an island named no. 2 in the UK Harpers Bazaar’s list of the World’s Best Private Islands.

Whether you're looking to escape frantic city life or yearning for adventure, Satellite Island is the perfect combination of relaxing hideaway and untamed Tasmanian wilderness. This combined with a private chef cooking on an open fire, a photographer to help you capture it all and a florists who will provide us with floral goodness… this adventure will truly be unique experience.

We will re-create some scenes we photographed for the WILD Cookbook created by Sarah Glover. This adventure will get you either taking part or photographing story after story, scene by scene. A bonfire on the top of the island at sunset; a long lunch at the Boathouse on the water’s edge; cooking freshly caught fish over a fire on the pebble beach; beach combing for sea treasures along the rock shelf walk; fishing at dusk off the jetty; shucking wild oysters straight from the sea; diving for urchin, abalone and mussels; watching the sunset across the Southern Ocean at Last Glimpse Point; watching the sunrise over nearby Bruny Island; lying on a sun lounge on the water’s edge with a book and just the sound of the sea and surrounded by the Tasmanian wilderness.  We will show you how to tell stories though photography, fill up your cameras with beautiful scenes and to hopefully inspire you to capture the beauty in your own daily life back at home.


Check in:
29 August 2017 @ 8.30 AM

Check out:
31 August 2017 @ 7.30 am / 10.00 am

No. of Nights:
2 nights



We are organising for everyone to be picked up near Kettering, instead of you travelling to Bruny Island. Unless of course you want to explore Bruny Island.


For ease, we are organising a special transfer for the participants from the mainland rather than travelling to Bruny Island. Please meet at 8.30am at Gordon Jetty, The Esplanade, Gordon, Huon Valley. You will then be transferred from here direct to Satellite Island.

If in case you want to travel and spend the night at Bruny Island the day before please let us know so that we can arrange a transfer for you to meet. Here's some travel info if you're travelling to Bruny Island the day before


As this is a labour of love, we ask that everyone who joins us at Satellite Island have their own personal insurance. By securing your adventure, you are accepting the condition that we, the hosts, are not liable for any personal injury or damage associated with the adventure.


Please use this schedule as a guide only. It is subject to change.



8.00am - 8.30am - Meet at Gordon Jetty for an early morning pick up

8.30am - 9.00am - Transfer from Gordon Jetty to Satellite Island

9.00am - 10.00am - Meet and greet and settle in to your allocated rooms

10.00am - 11.00am - Introductions, Running order of the day and going through basic camera settings so we can get you photographing

11.00am - 12.00pm - Richard the Island Caretaker will take us on a tour/walk around the island

12.00pm - 2.00pm - Picnic lunch on top of the hill. Sarah Glover will set up a picnic lunch so that we can photograph this. (Weather permitting)

2.00pm - 4.00pm - Photography theory on composition we can talk about all things photography and if you guys have any questions please prepare this and we will answer it as much as we can.

4.00pm - 5.30pm - Participate or photograph the dinner preparations

5.30pm - 6.30pm - Early dinner

6.30pm - 8.30pm - Nightcap



5.00am - 6.00am - Get ready for an early morning start

6.00am - 7.30am - Foraging for wild oysters

7.30am - 8.30am - Prepping for breakfast by the Boathouse

8.30am - 9.30am - Jardine will take the group to forage for wild flowers and foliage for the Row Boat Scene

9.30am - 11.00am - Row Boat Scene with Sarah Glover & Jardine Botanic decking out ‘Pearl’ with foraged florals. We will photograph this scene from different angle with Luisa guiding students how to photograph it.

11.00am - 12.30pm - Participate or photograph the lunch preparations, here participants can watch and learn from Sarah cook or you can photograph

12.30pm - 1.30pm - Lunch Gathering

2.30pm - 3.30pm - Siesta Break or for anyone not keen on the siesta we can have a chat about photography and you can ask as many questions as you like.

3.30pm - 4.30pm - We are setting up the table scene for a Bonfire Feast (if weather permits).  

4.30pm - 5.30pm - Here you can participate or photograph the bonfire feast preparations

5.30pm - 6.30pm - Bonfire Feast Dinner



6.00am - 7.00am - BREAKFAST

7.00am - 7.00am - 1ST GROUP TRANSFER TO GORDON

7.00am - 9.30am - Enjoy some quiet time or go for a walk around the island




Sarah Glover
For 16 years, Sarah Glover has made a career as a chef and pastry chef in Tasmania, Sydney and New York but these days you will rarely find her in a kitchen. Instead, the great outdoors is where she now plies her trade.
This fascination with cooking in the wild has long been with Glover, but was reignited when she returned to Tasmania. There, on the sands of a beach and deep in the heart of the island she first called home, she realised that her kitchen didn’t need to be constricted to a metal bench under fluorescent lights, but rather it could – and should – be taken outdoors.
These days, Glover caters events world-wide with her over-the-fire ways, runs a cookie company called Bondi Bikkies, and has just released her first cookbook – unsurprisingly called WILD. Shot at over 17 locations along Australia’s east coast, WILD takes the reader outdoors as Glover shares a new way to see the world around you: as your very own kitchen, a place to surround yourself with family and friends. From Tasmania’s Satellite Island to Byron Bay, Glover shows us how to zoom in and see opportunity in every moment, and to embrace life, food and community. For Glover, this is what it’s all about: those she shares it with: the memories made and the laughs had. 

Luisa Brimble

Luisa Brimble a lifestyle and food photographer based in Sydney, Australia. Luisa believes that magic happens when food is photographed unadorned and uninterrupted. She feels that photographing food in context gives it soul. Luisa is the photographer of cookbook titles including – Community by Hetty McKinnon (Pan Macmillan); Neighbourhood Hetty McKinnon (Pan Macmillan); Real Food by Women’s Weekly (Bauer Media); Amina's Home Cooking by Amina Elshafei (Penguin Books); Golden Door At Home by Golden Door Health Retreat. 

Her most recent project WILD Adventure Cookbook by Sarah Glover was successfully funded via Kickstarter. This collaborative book was photographed over two years at 17 locations along Australia’s east coast, this book pushes boundaries wherever it finds them. The desire to be different, to go against the grain, to push boundaries, create new work instead of replicating what’s out there, is what inspired Sarah & Luisa to create this cookbook. This book was photographed ‘documentary style’ – out in the wild, completely free of studio and conventional kitchen. Luisa is there every step of the way, capturing the moment; the ingredients, the processes, the locations, the people, the drama and the absolute magic that occurs when these elements all come together. In a perfect world, she hopes to photograph all future books in this style.


Jardine Hansen of Jardine Botanic
An ardent love of plants and flowers began in Jardine's childhood, wandering through rambling gardens with her grandmother, mispronouncing botanical names. She revels in creating loose arrangements which retain the sense of spontaneity and romance found in the garden. Her work is layered and textured, using interesting botanical specimens and favouring locally grown flowers and foliages for their seasonal beauty. 

Jardine offers floral styling for weddings, events, corporate spaces and private homes by appointment in Sydney and Hobart.

Thank you so very much for your support AND WE ARE LOOKING FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.