ACM 2022 National Conference

13 - 15 September 2022

Welcome to Cairns for the 24th ACM National Conference.

This webpage has been set up by local travel company Destination Cairns Marketing as a resource for delegates visiting Cairns.

Please browse our range of tours and activities handpicked for the ACM delegates, and be sure to contact us for any specific question regarding your trip to Cairns and Tropical North Queensland.

Contact Us:

Phone:    1800 807 730 (Toll free within Australia)

Phone:   +61 7 4040 7544 (International)


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Fitzroy Island Adventures (Experience Co)

12 September: Fitzroy Island Full Day Trip Snorkel & Glass bottom boat ACM 2022

Fitzroy Island is located only 45 minutes from Cairns, Australia by fast catamaran and yet it is one of the most unspoiled islands adjacent to the Great Barrier Reef. Fitzroy Island is one of 600 "Continental" or "High" islands on the Great Barrier Reef which means it used to be part of the mainland before rising waters separated this tranquil paradise. Over time a fringing coral reef surrounded the island, providing a sheltered home for a variety of fish and coral species. This area now forms part the Inner Barrier, of the Central Region of the Great Barrier Reef. And so this area can be protected for future generations it is part of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, one of the several natural wonders of the World.

Ferry Departs Cairns at 9:00am
Ferry Departs Fitzroy Island at 4:00pm

Further Details:

  • Return ferry transfer to Fitzroy Island
  • Snorkel equipment with mask & fins
  • Glass Bottom Boat with tour commentary

Book now for only$119.00

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Spirit of Cairns

15 September: Buffet Dinner & Harbour Cruise -ACM 2022

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:

  • 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$96.00

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Reef Magic Cruises

16 September Great Barrier Reef Pontoon- ACM 2022

Reef Magic Cruises are delighted to be bringing a brand-new pontoon to the Great Barrier Reef in 2022. With a focus upon three main pillars Sustainability, Marine Biology and Indigenous story telling - the new pontoon features a two-storey structure for reef-based exploration and onboard scientific learning via a purpose-built laboratory, the first of its kind on the Great Barrier Reef.

Snorkel in the sheltered coral lagoon, join the Marine Biologist on a Guided Snorkel Safari, try Scuba Diving or even Sea Trek Helmet Diving. If simply relaxing & soaking up the tropical warmth is more your style then take time out on our spacious sundeck. Best of all when traveling with Reef Magic you benefit from the expert local knowledge of a Australian owned, Cairns based crew who bring the friendly inclusive atmosphere for which we are renowned for.

Further Details:

  • 5 hours on the Great Barrier Reef
  • All snorkelling equipment and instruction
  • Delicious hot and cold buffet lunch
  • FREE wet-suit or lycra suit hire
  • Glass bottom boat tour
  • Semi-submersible boat tour
  • Marine Biologist presentation

Book now for only$250.00

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Adventure North Australia

16 September Daintree Dreaming- ACM 2022

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$242.00