Cairns & Great Barrier Reef

Surrounding your team with great, leaves your business greater.

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The Natural Place to Meet

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is a tropical region encouraging genuine connections to nature and each other. Five-star hotels and resorts line the waterfront of Cairns, Palm Cove, Port Douglas, and our tropical islands. Create great moments in the oldest rainforest, choose your own adventure on the largest coral reef and learn from two indigenous cultures.

 

WORK GREAT – CONNECT GREAT – CREATE GREAT – LEAVE GREATER

Regardless of age or life stage – when you experience something truly GREAT, you are forever changed. GREAT informs a deeper purpose. GREAT invokes a broader field of view. True GREAT leaves whatever it comes into contact with- GREATER.

Eco-Sustainable Event Destination

The business events industry in Cairns & Great Barrier contributes to the conservation of our natural environment through their eco-sustainable practices.

Media Release
14 Nov 2022
Australia’s first offshore nursery gives birth

Corals grown in Australia’s first offshore coral nursery at Fitzroy Island off Cairns have spawned for the first time after being planted on the Great Barrier Reef four years ago.

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Cairns
13 May 2022
Nurturing Nature & Delegates

Business events can reduce their environmental impact, ensure events are staged with a greater purpose, and provide a sense of achievement for delegates who attend.

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Cairns
4 Oct 2021
Beer that helps the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is the natural place to meet… and eat and drink! Ask anyone who’s visited, and they’ll tell you discovering our reef and rainforest is thirsty work.

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Cairns
Introduce your delegates to the world’s oldest rainforest

Skyrail Rainforest Cableway is an experience through Australia’s most famous rainforest, the Wet Tropics, whose ancestry predates dinosaurs and is home to 15 of the 26 families of ancient flowering plants in the world, just to name a few accolades.

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Cairns
5 Oct 2021
Minimise the impact of where your delegates lay their head

As Crystalbrook Collection expands across Australia, their three Cairns-based properties lead the way on their mantra “travel with a lighter footprint”. 

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Cairns
Delegates contribute to reef health

As a natural delegate booster, it’s hard to go past the world’s most extraordinary reef; the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef.

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Cairns
Whatever the weather, Cairns is the natural place to meet

Cairns & Great Barrier Reef is a full sensory experience for delegates. Our seasons deliver warm days all year. Regular rainfall over summer and autumn keeps the landscape a rich green; the rainforest is at its most lush and waterfalls are full and spectacular for pre and post-touring adventures.

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@tropicalnorthqueensland

Lake Tinaroo might have one of our favourite campsite views ⛺️✨

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Imagine waking up to a view like that 😍🪸

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Riding with false killer whales at @lizardisland 🐬🏝

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There's only one #DoubleIsland and it's not hard to see why we love it so much 🌴✨ You can paddle your way from @visitpalmcove to the island at sunrise with @palmcovewatersports or @pacific_watersports_palmcove 🛶🙌

Hot tip: We hear the best time do to it is during summer - don't forget your reef-safe sunscreen! ☀️

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It’s not every day you see something like this! 🤩

@underwater_images spotted this turtle just turtling around a huge fish ball at the Frankland Islands 🏝🐠

Have you ever seen anything like this? 👇

#explorecairnsgbr #exploretnq #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia
Once you make it to island time, you'll be having Fitzroy flashbacks for the rest of your life 😍☀️ This quintessential tropical island National Park is a must-do when you visit the tropics, our favourite spot? #NudeyBeach 🏖 Boasting incredible views, refreshing water & one of the most photogenic coral shores around 🐚✨ You can discover the island for yourself with @fitzroyislandadventures ⛵️ Don’t feel like leaving? Stay a while at @fitzroyisland resort 🍹 🏝

📸 @stvzie #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia
All aboard the Kuranda Scenic Rail! 🚂🌳 Take in the living colours & natural beauty of a World Heritage-Listed Rainforest that is millions of years old when making your way from #Cairns to #Kuranda 🌿 Be sure to leave yourself plenty of time when getting to @kurandavillage to discover the quirky markets, wildlife sanctuaries & rainforest walks 🐨🦋

📸 @the_bumblebus #exploreTNQ #explorecairnsGBR #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia
Just Nemo and friends hanging out in an anemo-memno-nomne 😉🪸🐠

📸 @tomsunderwaterphotography #explorecairnsgbr #exploretnq #thisisqueensland #seeaustralia

 

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