Australasian Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference

19 - 21 June 2019


There are a wide range of accommodation options in Cairns and it’s highly recommended you book early to avoid missing out as the city will be very busy during the period of this AIFVPC Event.

To book your 2019 AIFVPC Accommodation we highly recommend you book directly with our designated Travel Agent – ‘Destination Cairns , who can support your requirements with a full range of accommodation and prices to suit your needs.

Destination Cairns have hand picked a number of accommodation properties, across a broad range of budgets – All within a close walking distance of the Cairns Convention Centre. Please browse the nominated properties displayed on this website, and be sure to contact Destination Cairns should you have any special requirements.

You can contact Destination Cairns’ local Reservations Team, as follows:

Email:        info@destinationcairns.com.au
Phone:       +61 7 4040 7544
Toll Free:   1800 807 730 (Callers from within Australia only)

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Pullman Cairns International

City Mountain View (1-2 pax) - AIFVPC

Distance to Convention Centre: 500m
Each room features a queen sized bed or two double beds, in-built wardrobes, spacious bathrooms with classic Italian marble and your very own balcony to enjoy the view over the lush tropical mountains beyond the lights of this tropical city.

Book now for only $0.00

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Pacific Hotel Cairns

Tropical Luxe Room (1-2 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to Cairns Convention Centre: 750m

Our beautiful new Tropical Luxe Rooms are specially designed to incorporate tropical-themed decor, natural light, luxurious carpets underfoot and oversized wall mounted flat screens for your viewing pleasure. The thoughtfully-appointed ensuites feature Italian metallic surfaces, a spacious natural stone walk-in shower and luxurious amenities. Enjoy city views form the second and third floors. The Tropical Luxe Rooms are perfectly suited for special occasions, with multiple rooms (dual key) able to be booked together. Weddings and bridal shower celebrations can book an entire wing of the Tropical Luxe Room Collection to create a true sense of occassion. All rooms are non-smoking and also offer complimentary high speed Wi-Fi.

Book now for only $0.00

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Pacific Hotel Cairns

Standard Room (1-2 pax)- AIFVPC

Distance to Cairns Convention Centre: 750m

Standard Rooms are a spacious 27sqm and are located on our mid-level floors. You will love watching the spectacular sunrise and sunset looking over the city and nearby rainforest mountains. With super comfy king or single beds, private balconies, and contemporary furnishings these well-appointed rooms are the perfect sanctuary at the end of a full day enjoying the incredible attractions in and around Cairns. All rooms also offer complimentary high speed Wi-Fi

Book now for only $0.00

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Pacific Hotel Cairns

Standard Room with Breakfast (1 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to Cairns Convention Centre: 750m

Includes breakfast daily for 1 guest. Standard Rooms are a spacious 27sqm and are located on our mid-level floors. You will love watching the spectacular sunrise and sunset looking over the city and nearby rainforest mountains. With super comfy king or single beds, private balconies, and contemporary furnishings these well-appointed rooms are the perfect sanctuary at the end of a full day enjoying the incredible attractions in and around Cairns. All rooms also offer complimentary high speed Wi-Fi

Further Details:

  • Includes breakfast daily for 1 guest.

Book now for only $0.00

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Park Regis City Quays

Executive Hotel Room (1-2 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to the Convention Centre: 200m

Stylish & modern these rooms have recently undergone substantial refurbishment including freshly painted rooms, new block out and sheer curtains, and outdoor settings for your comfort. Fridge, Tea & coffee making facilities, Private Balcony, Reverse cycle air-conditioning, Direct dial phones with internet access, Cable TV and just a stones throw from the AFVP Venue.

Book now for only $0.00

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Park Regis City Quays

Executive One Bedroom Apartment (1-2 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to Convention Centre: 200m

Enjoy the extra living space and full kitchen and laundry facilities in these stylishly refurbished one bedroom apartments in the City centre. Full size Fridge, Tea & coffee making facilities, Private Balcony, Reverse cycle air-conditioning, Direct dial phones with internet access, Cable TV and just a stones throw from the AFVP Venue.

Book now for only $0.00

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The Abbott Boutique Hotel

Standard Room (1-2 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to Convention Centre: 750m

Modern and spacious, well appointed with king or twin bedding. 40" Plasma, cable TV, complimentary wireless internet, tea and coffee making facilities, private luxurious bathroom with shower and luxury amenities. PLEASE NOTE: Hotel has no onsite restaurant, no parking, no pool and limited reception hours

Book now for only $0.00

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The Abbott Boutique Hotel

Standard Room with Breakfast (1 pax) AIFVPC

Distance to Convention Centre: 750m

Includes breakfast daily at Pacific Hotel for 1 guest Modern and spacious, well appointed with king or twin bedding. 40" Plasma, cable TV, complimentary wireless internet, tea and coffee making facilities, private luxurious bathroom with shower and luxury amenities. PLEASE NOTE: Hotel has no onsite restaurant, no parking, no pool and limited reception hours

Further Details:

  • Breakfast daily at the Pacific Hotel (2 min walk) for 1 guest

Book now for only $0.00

A Warm Tropical Welcome to Cairns for delegates attending the  2019 Australasian Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference.

The AIFVPC 2019 Conference is being held at the award winning Cairns Convention Centre between 19-21 June 2019.

This web resource is managed by local travel experts Destination Cairns Marketing. Delegates can browse, enquire and book your conference accommodation as well as a range of hand selected recreational tours and activities to make the most of your visit to the Great Barrier Reef Region.

You can also contact our Reservations Team:

Phone: 1800 807 730 (Toll free within Australia)

Email:   info@destinationcairns.com.au

More information on the 2019 AIFVPC Conference is available by visiting the Official Conference Website here.

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Great Adventures

Great Barrier Reef Adventure

The beauty of the Great Barrier Reef is yours to experience when you cruise from Cairns to our luxury 3 level pontoon on the Outer Reef. Escape into a world of surprises to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Outer Great Barrier Reef. From the comfort of the stable reef activity platform, this is the perfect base for swimmers and non-swimmers to explore. Snorkel and dive, visit the underwater observatory and cruise in a semi-sub, or just relax on the sundeck with a delicious buffet lunch.

The pontoon features undercover seating and tables, a sundeck, full bar facilities, swimming enclosure for children, change rooms with fresh water showers, and scuba diving facilities with a semi-submerged dive platform.

Further Details:

  • Return luxury air-conditioned fast catamaran to Outer Reef
  • Morning and afternoon tea & coffee
  • Hot & cold buffet lunch
  • Coral viewing from semi-submersible vessel
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Use of buoyancy vests
  • Underwater observatory
  • Reef education presentation

Extras:

An additional $6.50 Environmental Management Charge per person is payable at the time of check in.

Book now for only$250.00

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Great Adventures

Green Island Eco Adventure - 1300 Cairns Departure

Green Island is a beautiful 6000 year old coral cay located in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park - a premier world heritage site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.

Aboard Great Adventures' fast catamaran journey from Cairns, you can be there in just 45 minutes! Green Island's unique reef and rainforest environment awaits to provide the one-stop tropical island experience. Revel in an array of activities or relax and let your day unfold in this tropical paradise. Stroll through magical rainforest, laze on white coral sand beaches, swim, dive or snorkel...

Further Details:

  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • Two (2) hours on Green Island
  • Tea and coffee served until departure from Cairns
  • Self Guided Eco Island Walk
  • Choice of Glass Bottom Boat coral viewing tour OR use of snorkelling equipment
  • Use of Island swimming pool exclusive for Great Adventures guests
  • Use of day visitor facilities

Book now for only$99.00

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Tusa Dive

*Tusa Day Cruise

Dive or snorkel the Great Barrier Reef with the experts! With more than 30 years experience, a choice of 16 outer reef locations, modern, comfortable vessels, and a friendly professional team to look after you; you are in for an exceptional Great Barrier Reef adventure with Tusa Dive. Your day begins with a cruise to the outer reef on board our custom built catamaran Tusa 6. A crew to passenger ratio of 1:5 and a maximum 60 guests on board, ensures you will receive great service, while your captain will select the best two reef sites for the day's conditions. Activities include marine interpretation presentations, guided snorkel tours, introductory diving and certified diving (additional cost - see booking options) with up to 3 dives in the day available.

SCUBA DIVING CONDITIONS (additional cost - see booking options):
All divers (Introductory & Certified) must complete a medical questionnaire on board. A history of certain medical conditions and/or prescription medicines may preclude you from scuba diving, and a Doctors release (arranged prior to your trip) may be required. Tusa Dive recommends a wait of 24 hours after diving before flying or ascending over 300 metres.

Further Details:

  • Fresh & healthy buffet style lunch
  • Morning tea & self serve tea & Coffee
  • Quality snorkel equipment & wet suits
  • Guided Snorkel tour
  • Reef interpretation presentation
  • Environmental Management Charge

Book now for only$220.00

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Reef Magic Cruises

Dreamtime Dive Snorkelling Experience

Dreamtime Dive & Snorkel is a unique educational Great Barrier Reef experience incorporating the world's oldest living culture and the stories Traditional Owners have passed down over tens of thousands of years.

Indigenous rangers recount the Dreamtime stories of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji, Gunggandji, Mandingalbay and Yirrganydji people to help you gain a deeper cultural understanding of this diverse ecosystem. The sea country of these four Traditional Owner groups stretches from Port Douglas to the Frankland Islands and includes the two sites you visit.

Your day on the outer Great Barrier Reef has five hours of water activities split between the two unique sites, showcasing a variety of colourful corals and marine life. Snorkel over stunning coral gardens where anemones, sea whips, clams and plate corals are home to clown fish, angel fish, and bat fish. Large schools of giant trevally, red bass and sweetlip congregate between the bommies while turtles, cuttlefish, rays and sharks are frequently seen.

Further Details:

  • A relaxing FIVE HOURS to explore two premium outer reef sites
  • Indigenous welcome and acknowledgement
  • Great Barrier Reef creation story
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Marine Biologist presentation en route to the reef
  • All snorkelling equipment with free wetsuit or lycra suit
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • Buffet lunch

Book now for only$189.00

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Tropic Wings

Classic Kuranda ex Cairns

Situated on the Atherton Tablelands in the midst of World Heritage listed rainforest to the west of Cairns, the town of Kuranda has become a popular spot to visit. Known as the 'Village in the Rainforest', Kuranda has something for everyone, from its famous markets with a wide range of arts and crafts stalls, to its roadside cafes and restaurants.

Join this comprehensive full day tour to Kuranda and experience the best of the picturesque mountain village, including a visit to the award winning Rainforestation Nature Park. Here you will take a tour on a historic World War II Army Duck, as well as cuddle a koala and feed a kangaroo in the Koala & Wildlife Park. Visit the Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience including boomerang and spear throwing and traditional Aboriginal dances, and enjoy a sumptuous buffet lunch. You will enjoy the Kuranda Scenic Railway and the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway as part of your transfers.

Further Details:

  • Return coach transfer to accommodation
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway (one way)
  • Rainforestation Nature Park
  • Army Duck Rainforest Tour
  • Koala & Wildlife Park
  • Tropical BBQ Lunch
  • Pamagirri Aboriginal Experience
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway (one way)

Book now for only$243.00

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Tropic Wings

Cape Tribulation & Daintree Wilderness Full Day Tour

Ever wanted to explore the beautiful beaches and tropical rainforest in Far North Queensland? A Tropic Wings Cape Tribulation tour is the best way to get up close and personal with the Daintree rainforest.

Cape Tribulation is located within the Daintree National Park and renowned as "Where the oldest rainforest in the world meets the Great Barrier Reef". Travel to this Wet Tropics World Heritage area with our knowledgeable guides and meet Australian animals at Wildlife Habitat, spot flora and fauna on a Daintree guided Boardwalk, marvel at views at Alexandra Lookout and search for wild crocodiles on a Daintree River Cruise.

Further Details:

  • Air conditioned coach pickup from your accommodation
  • Scenic Coastal Drive
  • Entry to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
  • Morning Tea
  • Cable Driven Ferry
  • Tropical Lunch
  • Guided Rainforest Walk
  • Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree River Cruise

Book now for only$185.00

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Adventure North Australia

Daintree Dreaming

This signature experience is an endorsed product by Tourism Australia as part of their Discover Aboriginal Experiences program. A cultural journey from coast to rainforest; experience the natural beauty of the rainforest & discover an ancient culture

Cooya Beach, the traditional fishing ground of the Kuku Yalanji people has three diverse ecosystems; beach, mangrove and coastal reef. A member of the Kubirri Warra clan will introduce you to their traditional fishing and gathering techniques. Any catch of crabs, mussels and fish is cooked up to share with homemade damper on the shore of Cooya Beach.

Then at Mossman Gorge Centre, you are greeted with a traditional smoking ceremony conducted by Aboriginal people with specialised cultural knowledge to welcome people to their land. Enjoy a delicious lunch infused with local flavours served in the Mossman Gorge Mayi Caf at the edge of the rainforest.

Wander into the lush rainforest of the World Heritage Daintree National Park; home of the Kuku Yalanji people. Experience one of the worlds oldest and most beautiful rainforests with your Adventure North guide. An easy walk across boardwalks, tracks and bridges that protect the delicate ecosystem that adorns spectacular waterfalls and mountain ranges. Your guide will explain the rich flora, fauna and diverse ecosystem.

Further Details:

  • Experienced guiding & commentary
  • Two (2) hour coast and cultural walk with a Kubirri Warra clan member
  • Damper & catch of the day
  • Lunch at the Mossman Gorge Centre
  • Traditional Smoking Ceremony
  • Interpretive guided Rainforest Walk at Mossman Gorge
  • Return hotel transfers

Book now for only$259.00

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Tjapukai by Night

Tjapukai by Night Dinner Show

Night Fire is Tjapukais signature evening activity where you will meet the Indigenous rainforest people, who paint your face to link you to their traditional land and more. Follow the Tjapukai warriors to a corroboree celebrating Aboriginal Dreamtime stories and join the Rainbow Serpent circle to learn traditional language songs before the ceremonial fire is lit with a spectacular fire ball shooting towards the stars.

Dinner will see you enjoy Australian meats, seafood and an array of salads and desserts featuring tantalizing Indigenous flavours at the Flame Tree Bar & Grill. Relax around the fire with the Tjapukai warriors where there is time for an intimate chat, an end to a night of cultural entertainment.

Further Details:

  • Native Spiced Canapes and Complimentary Welcome Drink
  • Delicious buffet dinner
  • Didgeridoo Show
  • Lakeside Fire Ceremony with Face Painting
  • Tjapukai Aboriginal Dance Performance

Book now for only$123.00