Welcome to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef Region - your gateway to discovering the magic of Australia’s true tropics. Here, you can swim among the bright colourful fish and coral in the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef, escape to a private tropical island, walk through some of the oldest rainforests on the planet and discover adventure awaiting in the diverse environments that make up wonderful Tropical North Queensland. It’s the ultimate destination to enjoy spectacular natural beauty at its absolute best, and to find fun and adventure. It’s also the perfect place to relax, be pampered, and enjoy the laid-back feel of the tropics.
Cairns has a diverse population of around 140,000 with its main industries focused on tourism, shipping and agriculture. With the Great Barrier Reef only 1.5 hours away by boat, there are many opportunities for reef and island visits and diving. The city has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with many cafes, restaurants, markets and nightclubs. The waterfront precinct, the Esplanade, includes a swimming lagoon and outdoor entertainment. Cairns also enjoys diverse culture, shopping and sporting activities, including the local National Basketball League team, the Cairns Taipans.
Information for Delegates:
For further information on exploring Cairns and The Tropical North, please visit Cairns and Great Barrier Reef
Delegates who want to book accommodation at the conference venue, the Pacific International Hotel can contact Craig, the Reservations Manager, directly on 07 4044 1884 or firstname.lastname@example.org and simply mention the name of the conference (IWC) to get the following negotiated rates:
Standard room, single or twin share @ $139 per room per night
Standard room, single, with breakfast @ $149 per room per night
Standard room, twin share, with breakfast @ $159 per room per night
Accommodation room images and information can be viewed at http://www.pacifichotelcairns.com/hotel-rooms.html