"The QAS have utilised both the Dungarvan and McAuley Rooms to have training. We have found that your facility is in a peaceful out of the way location, your team are very well mannered and respectful, they are only too happy to help, the communication with your team is of a high standard and attention to detail is very much appreciated. The systems you have in place for the current COVID season is comforting and we thank you for being so intent in complying with health obligations. The catering partnership you have in place is a credit to your organisation, the feedback I’ve received is very good. This is all delivered to a high standard at a very competitive price."
Nowhere else in Cairns will you find a conference venue that is surrounded by rainforest and walking tracks through nature at the same time as providing every essential need to host conferences, seminars, staff training events, retreats, corporate events and family celebrations in style.
The fully air-conditioned peaceful site features four formal meeting rooms complete with versatile state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, high-speed internet, WiFi as well as a quiet chapel. All rooms can be customised to seat and suit any event. There is also ample free car parking on site as well as accommodation and dining facilities.
Our quiet chapel holds 30 seated guests and is perfect for those who need some time out to relax, meditate and reflect during conference and retreat breaks.
Our boardroom, which holds up to 12 people, has the same high-tech audio and visual equipment as all our conference/seminar rooms. It’s also suitable for guests with mobility needs.
This well-appointed dining area, which adds class to any event, can hold up to 120 for both casual and formal dining. Those with mobility needs are accommodated here.
This room is perfect for 20 people in theatre style seating, and 18 seated at tables, making it ideal for more intimate meetings, conferences and seminars.
Our second-largest room has the capacity up to 120 people in theatre style seating and 60 people seated at tables. This room is also accessible for guests with mobility needs.
Perfect for a medium-size conference or seminar, this room can seat up to 120 people theatre style or 60 people seated at tables. It also suits delegates with special mobility needs.
Not only are we situated just 10 kilometres from the airport and the CBD, we also have free, easy and convenient parking for all our guests. In addition, we have lifts available for guests if required.
Surrounded by eight hectares of lush rainforest and manicured gardens adds to the relaxed and tranquil ambience of the centre. Walking trails, a relaxing creek on hand and benches to relax on are spotted throughout.
Our experienced chefs have a range of lunch and dining options for our guests. Free continental breakfasts are available for those who stay over, and hot breakfasts can be made available.
We love our natural environment which is why we promote energy-efficient practices, eco-friendly cleaning agents and use minimal amounts of herbicides, among our other eco-friendly practices.
We can accommodate 56 guests in one of our two Queen rooms, which come with ensuites and a separate lounge area, and more than 10 Twin or Triple hotel-style rooms.
We have state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment, Wi-Fi, high-speed NBN internet connections to ensure you have all the technology you will require for your event.