Cairns Hockey – U-19’s

June 2019


This is a sample range of accommodation located nearby the Cairns Hockey Centre. Stay tuned as we contract more suitable family friendly accommodation options specifically for this event.

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Cairns Queenslander Hotel and Apartments

Family Two Bedroom Apartment Mimosa (1-4 pax)

Traditional Queenslander Style – Perfect and affordable for families, featuring kitchenette with dining area and private balcony. Two separate bedrooms, main bedroom queen bed and second bedroom 2 single beds or 1 single bed with bunk beds – Great accommodation for 2 Adults with 2 or 3 children. Room rate covers up to 4 people.

Book now for only $235.00

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Cairns Plaza Hotel

Ocean View Suite (1-2 pax)

Direct oceanfront views over beautiful Trinity Bay and surrounding parklands on the Cairns Esplanade. These Rooms contain a Double size bed and adjoining ensuite off the bedroom. Our suites also have limited cooking facilities in a separate living room. In the room there is also a fold out double Sofa Bed. Rates are for 2 guests. Room caters for a maximum of 3 guests.

Further Details:

  • Continental Breakfast

Book now for only $178.00

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Cairns Plaza Hotel

Standard Room (1-2 pax)

These rooms all contain a double and a single bed or two double beds, Mountain and city views, en suite bathroom, private balcony, fridge/freezer, air conditioned, serviced daily

Further Details:

  • Includes Continental Breakfast

Book now for only $137.00

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Southern Cross Atrium Apartments

Two Bedroom Deluxe Apartment (1-4 pax)

This is essentially a 1 x one bedroom deluxe apartment next to a studio room, side by side with separate entrances. They are ideal for two couples or families with children who can be left in their own separate space. Their feature is dual key, separate living. They have two ensuites, two TV's, one full kitchen with dishwasher, own laundry and outdoor dining decks.

Book now for only $281.00

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Mantra Trilogy

Two Bedroom Apartment (1-4 pax)

2 Queen Beds, Spacious living and dining areas and an open plan or dual key design. The apartment opens up to a large balcony with hinterland views, there is a modern kitchen and laundry, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, wireless internet and cable TV.

Book now for only $445.00

Welcome to Cairns for the U-19 Hockey State Championships to be held at the Cairns Hockey Centre in June 2019.

Destination Cairns

The event conveners have appointed local travel experts Destination Cairns Marketing to assist participants and travelling family members arrange their accommodation, transport and recreational touring requirements.

This web resource allows attendees to browse, enquire and book a great selection of accommodation, touring and activity options to ensure your visit to Tropical North Queensland is as successful off the field as it in on the field…

Please follow the tabs on this website and browse our hand selected options.

You can also contact our local travel experts directly on:

Toll Free: 1800 807 730 (toll free within Australia)
Phone: +61 7 40407544
Email: info@destinationcairns.com.au

We look forward to welcoming you to Cairns – Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef!

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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$242.50

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Nautilus Aviation

Evolution Cruise & Fly (Full Day)

Your day begins with a fast boat cruise to the Great Barrier Reef onboard Down Under Cruises. Spend five hours exploring two incredible reef destinations, each with its own unique coral formations and variety of marine species. Enjoy a tropical BBQ lunch, and some free time to snorkel. There is ample time to experience up to 3 scuba dives for either the beginner or advanced diver or simply relax and enjoy the ambience of being at sea. Your special day concludes with an exciting scenic helicopter flight over five reef systems and pristine sand cays before arriving back in Cairns.

Further Details:

  • Fast cruise to 2 Reef sites
  • 5 hours at two stunning reef destinations
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • BBQ Lunch
  • 25 minute flight over Reef and Sand Cays to Cairns

Extras:

$20 per person ($6.50 Environment Management Charge + $3.5 Admin fee + $10 Fuel levy) payable on the day of travel

Book now for only$419.00

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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...

This Green Island cruise is perfect for visitors with limited time. With a range exciting optional activities, you can design your day at your own pace. You'll will also have the choice of glass bottom boat coral viewing or snorkelling equipment.

Further Details:

  • Return air-conditioned fast catamaran cruise
  • 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$96.00

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Silverswift

Outer Reef Cruise

Departing daily from Cairns... Silverswift is ready to whisk you away for a day of fun and adventure on the Great Barrier Reef. This is an active day all about being in the water for your dive or snorkel adventure of a lifetime!

You'll explore spectacular coral formations and underwater gardens awash with vibrantly coloured marine creatures as you visit three different outer reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. Locations vary with the day's conditions however each site is chosen for visual impact, ecological diversity and the challenge of discovery!

Onboard, our friendly crew will encourage you to relax and enjoy Silverswift's comforts and in between water activities there's a delicious lunch for hungry adventurers. The spacious deck areas are great to bask in some sunshine or share a refreshing drink from the licensed bar and tales of your adventures.

Further Details:

  • Scrumptious morning tea including focaccias and muffin cakes on boarding
  • Afternoon tea cakes ~ cheese ~ biscuits
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch
  • Reef Interpretation
  • Snorkelling equipment (mask ~ snorkel ~ fins)
  • Guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site
  • Qualified lifeguard supervision
  • Hot freshwater showers
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost
  • Lycra suits included

Extras:

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

Book now for only$226.50

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Ocean Spirit Cruises

Michaelmas Cay Day Cruise

Sail ~ Snorkel ~ Dive Ocean Spirit Cruises, Cairns most desirable Barrier Reef cruise experience to the world famous Michaelmas Cay, a picturesque reef sand island surrounded by magical coral gardens teeming with an incredible diversity of marine life. Dive & snorkel off the beach and enjoy a day in paradise on nature's own pontoon.

Michaelmas Cay is the perfect dive site for first time divers - it is calm gentle and protected. This is the only experience on the Great Barrier Reef where you can learn the basics of scuba diving in the sandy shallows of the beach. Once you feel confident in the shallow water, you will slowly submerge and discover the underwater magic of the reef with your qualified Dive Instructor by your side.

Further Details:

  • Return cruise to the Barrier Reef on luxury sailing vessel
  • Morning & Afternoon Tea refreshments
  • Superb hot & cold buffet with Seafood freshly prepared on board
  • Snorkelling demonstrations & tuition
  • Free use of all snorkelling equipment
  • Free use of floatation vests
  • Informative ecological presentations by qualified Marine Biologists
  • Informative tours on our air-conditioned semi-submersible
  • Guided nature tours of the island & bird sanctuary

Extras:

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

Book now for only$212.50

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Value Day Tours

Kuranda, Skyrail & Train (VSQ1)

Enjoy a little sleep in today before joining your luxury Value Day Tours coach for the journey to Smithfield. Here you join the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway taking you on an amazing experience over World Heritage Listed Wet Tropics Rainforest. Enjoy birds eye view as you glide just meters over the canopy,before exploring the forest floor and learning more about your surroundings at two Rainforest stations. Complimentary ranger guided boardwalk tours are available at Red Peak Station whilst at Barron Falls Station, a visit to the Skyrail/CSIRO Rainforest Interpretation Center is a must. Take in the spectacular views of the waterfall from three lookouts platforms,each offering a different vantage point. On arrival in Kuranda, the Village is yours to explore. The vibrant and colorful markets take place everyday. Your return to Cairns is aboard the famous Kuranda Scenic Rail. Winding around curves, across bridges and through hand-hewn tunnels this amazing engineering feat is a tribute to our pioneers. Spectacular scenery is the order of the day before arriving at historic Freshwater Station, where you will board your coach back to your accommodation.

Book now for only$148.00

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Value Day Tours

Kuranda Rail, Skyrail & Hartleys Crocodile Adventure

Start your day with a transfer from your accommodation to Freshwater Station for check-in. Time then for an historical rail journey to Kuranda, enjoying breathtaking views across the cane fields of Cairns to the tropical rainforest of Kuranda.

Upon arrival in Kuranda, there is limited free time to explore this quaint village.

Here you board the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway taking you on an experience over World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest. Enjoy birds-eye views as you glide just meters over the canopy, before exploring the forest floor and learning more about your surroundings at two rainforest stations. A coach is waiting at Smithfield terminal to transfer you to Hartley's. .

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures is the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland! Then it's time to explore the remainder of the park. Highlights of the Park include the Wetlands Cruise, Crocodile Attack Show and Snake Show. Your return transfer departs at 4:50pm.

Further Details:

  • Hotel pick-up from 7:00 - 8:00am
  • Check-in at Freshwater Station
  • Kuranda Scenic Rail at 8:50am
  • Limited free time in Kuranda (approx 50min)
  • Skyrail Rainforest Cableway at 11.30am
  • Coach transfer & entry to Hartley's Crocodile Adventures
  • Snake Show at 2:00pm
  • Wetlands Cruise at 2:30pm
  • Crocodile Attack Show at 3:00pm
  • Cassowary Feeding at 4:15pm
  • Koala Feeding at 4:30pm
  • Return coach transfer back to your hotel.

Book now for only$199.00

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Blazing Saddles

Horse Riding Adventure - PM

Our Horse-riding tour offers a safe, relaxing way to meander through rainforest pockets, mangrove wetland, sugarcane fields and native bush! With a stable of horses to suit all ages and levels, this is a perfect family adventure. Our horses have a friendly, mature nature and will be matched to each riders experience and ability.

Tour commences through bushland surrounding Blazing Saddles complex. Native Australian forest and rainforest surroundings provide interesting and adventurous trails and also many native animals and birds. Draw up on horse-back alongside our 18 acre billabong for a billy tea over a camp fire and the chance to see a croc in the wild!

What to Bring: Wear long pants, enclosed shoes, peak cap, sunscreen, insect repellent & bring money for souvenirs and photos.

Departs Cairns at 12.45pm & Returns at 4.00pm

Further Details:

  • Safety equipment
  • All tuition & Safety Lesson - no experience necessary
  • Bottomless Tea & Coffee
  • Return transfers to your accommodation

Book now for only$130.00

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Foaming Fury

*Barron River Rafting - Half Day

Join Foaming Fury's professional team for an afternoon of thrills and spills on the Barron River. Travel just 20 minutes North West of Cairns to the Barron River and let Foaming Fury's guide entertain you in eight person rafts. Spend two hours paddling rapids up to Grade 3 (four hour round trip). Barron River is a Dam controlled river, allowing consistent supplies of water all year round. A professional photographer accompanies each tour, providing top quality rafting photographs for purchase.

Further Details:

  • A fun filled 2 hours of rafting grade 3 rapids
  • Rafts carry up to 7 passengers plus your experienced river guide
  • No experience necessary
  • Minimum age is 12 years.

Extras:

An additional $30 per person compulsory rafting levy is payable on day of travel.

Book now for only$138.00

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Foaming Fury

River Tubing - Morning

Take in some of the Tropical Norths most fascinating Rainforest scenery as you float gently along the Mulgrave River or Behana Gorge through the World Heritage Listed Wooroonooran National Park. Relax on the professional high quality twin chamber tubes and drift through small fun rapids! This is a safe water activity that can be enjoyed by all age groups.

Half Day tour - Approx 2 hours of tubing!

Further Details:

  • Half Day tour
  • Morning Tea
  • Cooler box provided if you want to bring extra snacks - No alcohol
  • Return Transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches

Extras:

$15 per person pay on board levy payable on the day of travel

Book now for only$84.00

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Nautilus Aviation

Cairns in a Day

Cairns In a Day is a package designed for those visitors to Cairns who wish to make the most out of their stay.

Morning - Start your journey aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway where you'll meander through pristine rainforest, rugged mountains and cascading waterfalls to the pretty village of Kuranda. Join the Skyrail Rainforest Cableway and glide over World Heritage-listed rainforest before descending through the canopy layers and deep into the heart of the lush rainforest. Enjoy stops along the way as you alight and explore the awe-inspiring Barron Gorge and Falls from a network of boardwalks at varying levels. Following the Skyrail journey, transfer to the helicopter departure lounge.

Afternoon - Take to the air for a spectacular helicopter flight over the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Sweep over coral gardens and sand cays, and see marine life from high above, before landing on an outer reef helipad where you will be met by Down Under Dive. Enjoy an Aussie BBQ lunch, snorkelling and coral viewing. Enjoy a leisurely cruise back to Cairns with live entertainment and a complimentary glass of wine.

Further Details:

  • Return transfers to/from accommodation
  • Kuranda Scenic Railway (one way)
  • Skyrail (one way)
  • One way helicopter flight over the reef
  • Two hours on the reef with Down Under Dive
  • Snorkel equipment and flotation devices
  • Delicious BBQ lunch
  • Return cruise with complimentary glass of wine/beer and live entertainment

Extras:

$20 per person ($5 Environment Management Charge + $5 Admin fee + $10 Fuel levy) payable on the day of travel.

Book now for only$645.00

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Hot Air Cairns

Balloon Hot Air Scenic Flight ex Cairns

Our region is the most popular place in Australia to go for hot air balloon rides. Hot Air's specially chosen location at Mareeba provides ideal weather and climate conditions for this gentle activity. Our beautiful region offers unrivalled panoramic views of our unique Australian landscape.

Enjoy the picturesque landscape at sunrise with 30 minutes flying time over the Atherton Tablelands. Breathe in the wide-open spaces! We will return you to your accommodation, or other places around town. Just let us know where you would like to go.

Further Details:

  • Free Hotel Pickup
  • Spectacular Hot Air balloon scenic flight over the Atherton Tablelands
  • Expert interpretive commentary
  • Cross Country Balloon Chase
  • Free Commemorative flight Certificate
  • Return Hotel transfer

Extras:

An additional $30 per person Compulsory Civil Aviation levy payable on the day of travel

Book now for only$260.00

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Value Day Tours

Hartley's Crocodile Adventures

Take a half day tour at Hartley's Crocodile Adventures - the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland. Hartley's Creek is one of the longest established wildlife attractions in Tropical North Queensland, as well as being a working crocodile farm producing skins & meat for export & domestic consumption. It is one of the first places in Australia to hold crocodile shows & is renowned for presenting the Best Crocodile Show in Australia'. Join us for a unique eco experience on the lagoon cruise through the ecologically significant Melaleuca wetlands; the domain of the saltwater crocodile. Explore the rest of the park with its abundance of wildlife, including water birds, turtles, wallabies and cassowaries. See the notorious head shake and death roll of a huge crocodile at the Crocodile Attack Show and the opportunity to hold a crocodile for a photo (own expense). Discover the world's most venomous snakes at the Snake Show before the return transfer to your accommodation.

Further Details:

  • Complimentary hotel pick-up from 12.00noon
  • Coach transfer to Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
  • Entry to Hartleys Crocodile Adventures
  • Our suggested itinerary:
  • 2.00pm Snake Show
  • 2.30pm Wetlands Cruise
  • 3.00pm Crocodile Attack Show
  • 3.45pm Digital Crocodile Photos (own expense)
  • 4.15pm Cassowary Feeding
  • 4.30pm Koala Feeding
  • Return transfer departs 4.40pm

Book now for only$0.00

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Cairns ZOOM and Wildlife Dome

ZOOM (with Wildlife Entry)

The Cairns Wildlife Dome is a spectacular all-weather wildlife exhibit, encased by a 20-metre high glass dome on the rooftop of the prominent Reef Hotel Casino, right in the heart of Cairns. Visitors are immersed in a rainforest environment whilst parrots, cockatoos, lorikeets, and other birds native to the Wet Tropics region fly freely around, with the opportunity to observe free-roaming rainforest wallabies and bettongs, and curlews, frogmouths, kookaburras, frogs, turtles, pythons, crocodiles and lizards. The Wildlife Dome is an immersion exhibit, which means the birds and most of the animals can roam free within the confines of the large aviary enclosure. This allows more interaction between humans and the environment.

Complimentary guided tours and animal presentations take place throughout the day, providing an interactive learning experience about rainforest wildlife and superb photo opportunities.

The Cairns ZOOM takes this to a higher level (pun intended) by having visitors experience a challenge Ropes Course at different heights within the Dome so that birds and tourists can interact, appreciate and be educated about our native fauna while having an exhilarating experience. Cairns ZOOM includes a number of different elements which challenge participants personally, physically and mentally. Challenge ropes courses encourage creative problem solving - thinking "outside the square"; teamwork and co-operation and also challenge the individual to push their own boundaries and comfort level. Ropes courses can create a great sense of achievement in the participant when they complete the course and is therefore a positive and fun experience.

At Cairns ZOOM, enjoy YOUR favourite activities. Each Activity ticket is valid for any of the Activities at the Cairns ZOOM, so you can choose to do any combination of activities, or repeat the same activity multiple times. It's completely up to you, and you don't have to decide which activities beforehand, simply buy as many Activity tickets as YOU want to, and use them however YOU want.

Hi-ZOOM
At a greater level of difficulty, consisting of more complex crossings and ziplines for the more adventurous, featuring three ziplines - on of which where you dangle over Goliath the Croc.
Height & Weight Restrictions: Must be over 140cms tall and less than 120kg.

Mid-ZOOM
An easier level of difficulty, suitable for initial training and young people.
Height & Weight Restrictions: Must be over 120cms tall and less than 120kg.

Power Jump Extreme Adventure
This exhilarating component is a free fall adventure, where you jump off a 13m high tower attached by rope to make a rapid descent, with a fan device ensuring a gentle and smooth landing.
Height & Weight Restrictions: Must be over 140cms tall and less than 120kg.

Dome Climb Adventure
An easy level of difficulty - walk along internal walkways with a unique birds-eye view of inside the Dome, and then, whilst still attached to the Saferoller belay system, along the external 60cm wide platform, with spectacular view of the city and surrounding land and seascapes.
Height & Weight Restrictions: Must be over 120cms tall and less than 120kg.

Open Daily 9am to 6:15pm
(Closed Christmas Day)

Further Details:

  • Wildlife Entry
  • Guided Tours & Animal Presentations (at scheduled times)
  • ZOOM activity

Book now for only$45.00

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Tjapukai

'Tjapukai By Day'

Tjapukai is dedicated to preserving and presenting authentic Aboriginal culture with the aid of the most modern technology. Four theatres, a museum, an art gallery and a traditional Aboriginal camp combine to give visitors a complete and meaningful glimpse of a rich and ancient culture.

Further Details:

  • Day Park entry to all Tjapukai attractions

Book now for only$62.00

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Spirit of Cairns

Dinner & Harbour Cruise

A Cairns Dinner Cruise is the perfect way to end a perfect day in paradise. Set sail aboard our newly refurbished 26-metre catamaran on the calm waters of Trinity Inlet, for an evening of dining, entertainment, and panoramic mountain and city views.

The ultimate in waterfront dining, your cruise includes a gourmet buffet style dinner, complimentary beverage on arrival, live entertainment, and (optional) dancing after dinner. A selection of beverages and cocktails are available for purchase from our fully licensed bar.

Further Details:

  • 7 nights a week. A 2.5 hour calm water sunset / evening cruise
  • Luxurious air-conditioned vessel with large outdoor decks
  • Complimentary glass of sparkling wine beer or soft drink on arrival
  • Delicious hot and cold buffet featuring fresh seafood and local produce
  • Live entertainment

Book now for only$95.00

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Tjapukai by Night

Tjapukai by Night Dinner Show

Come and join us, the traditional people of this land, in a specially crafted evening that lets you learn not only about Tjapukai Aboriginal Culture, but also experience it in the most powerful and personal way. Fire explosions, spectacular special effects, music and dance as giant spirits come to life and take you on a Dreamtime journey. The evening finishes with a sumptuous buffet dinner and performance by the World Famous Tjapukai Dancers.

Further Details:

  • Spirit Welcome in the Magic Space
  • The Serpent Circle (an interactive aboriginal experience)
  • Delicious buffet dinner
  • Performance by the world famous Tjapukai Dancers

Book now for only$123.00