Queensland Foster and Kinship Care Conference 2017

29 - 30 April 2017


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Park Regis City Quays

Executive Two Bedroom Apartment - Dual Key (1-4 pax)

BONUS OFFER: Stay 4 Pay 3- Valid 1 Nov- 23 Dec 20 & 6 Jan- 31 Mar 21

Stylish and modern Executive Two Bedroom Dual Keyed Apartment recently undergone a substantial refurbishment including freshly painted rooms, new block out and sheer curtains, along with new outdoor settings for your comfort. Finished with new tropical colour prints, cushions and bed throws. Our Executive Two Bedroom Dual Keyed Apartments comes with full kitchen and laundry facilities. Bedding is configured with one king bed or two singles & one queen bed. Rates are for 4 guests, Maximum occupancy is five. Fee applies for the fifth guest.

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The 2017 Queensland Foster and Kinship Care Conference is being held in Cairns on the 29th and 30th of April.

The venue for the 2017 gathering is the Pullman Cairns International Hotel located in the Cairns CBD.

Delegate Accommodation has been arranged onsite at the conference venue for $219.00 per room per night, and those wishing to make bookings at The Pullman should contact the property directly on 07 4031 1300.

Please be aware, this is an extremely busy weekend in Cairns with multiple conferences and events coinciding with these dates. We encourage you to make your accommodation plans as soon as possible.

Alternative accommodation options have been listed on this site to assist delegates and families seeking different styles and at different price points.

 

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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

Book now for only$270.00

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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 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

Book now for only$252.00

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Tropic Wings

Cape Tribulation, Daintree & Wildlife 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.

Starting with the scenic Great Barrier Reef Drive, recently voted as one of the most iconic road trips in Australia you will make your way up to Port Douglas for your first stop at award winning Wildlife Habitat. Get to know the local wildlife on an immersive guided experience with one of our knowledgeable Wildlife Keepers. You will get the chance to hand feed animals such as the elusive Cassowary which is notoriously hard to spot in the wild! Be a Wildlife Keeper for the morning with this money canít buy experience that is exclusive to your tour. You can also purchase a photo experience with one of our koalas to remember the moment.

Cross the Daintree River on the cable ferry and travel north to the World Heritage Daintree Rainforest where you will enjoy a dip in the pristine waters of Masonís freshwater swimming hole. Followed by a locally sourced lunch at Masons Cafť. The Mason family settled in Cape Tribulation in 1932 and is now run by third generation Lawrence Mason.

Explore the worldís oldest rainforest with one of our knowledgeable local guides. Learn about the fascinating flora and fauna that call the Daintree Rainforest home on a boardwalk tour curated to your groupís interests. Visit Cape Tribulation Beach and see the only place in the world where two world heritage sites meet: the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics Rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef.

Head to Alexandra Lookout for a photo opportunity while you enjoy beautiful views of the Daintree Rainforest and the Coral Sea then board a Daintree River cruise and search for wildlife including wild Estuarine Crocodiles and birds in the unique mangrove ecosystem.

Further Details:

  • Air conditioned coach pickup from your accommodation
  • Scenic Coastal Drive
  • Entry to Wildlife Habitat Port Douglas
  • exclusive immersive tour at Wildlife Habitat
  • Morning Tea
  • Cable Driven Ferry
  • a swim at Masonís freshwater swimming hole
  • Tropical Lunch at Mason's Cafe
  • Guided Rainforest Walk
  • Cape Tribulation Beach
  • Alexandra Lookout
  • Daintree River Cruise

Book now for only$225.00