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ICRI GM 27 (July 2012) – Travel Information

Airport

The entry airport for the meeting is Cairns Airport (CNS).

A taxi fare from the airport to the CBD (where most hotels are) will cost around AU$20.

A shuttle bus service from the airport to hotels and the city centre is also available. For timetables and online bookings visit www.sunpalmtransport.com or phone +61 7 4087 2900.

Your hotel may operate its own courtesy coach service to and from the airport. Contact them direct for more information.

Visa requirements

Visitors to Australia will require a visa. Details of the process and the type of visa that you will require can be found in a Department of Immigration and Citizenship factsheet at: www.immi.gov.au/visitors/_pdf/general-events.pdf.

Please read and follow the directions in the factsheet carefully. The passport which you hold determines whether you can apply online, or if you need to lodge a paper-based application. Should you need to lodge a paper-based application please contact the Secretariat (icri@gbrmpa.gov.au) to obtain your “letter of invitation”.

All ICRI General Meeting participants should apply for a visa at least two months prior to the intended date of departure.

Accommodation

The following hotels have been selected by the ICRI Secretariat. All these hotels are walking distance from the venue (Sebel).

PLEASE NOTE: rates provided are negotiated rates for ICRI guests – please mention that you are attending the ICRI General Meeting when making your reservations. Also note that unless specified, these rates do not include access to Wi-Fi.

The Sebel Cairns Hotel – MEETING VENUE

17 Abbott Street Cairns QLD 4870
P: + 61 7 4031 1300 F: +61 7 4031 1801
Email: TSC_Reservations@mirvac.com
Website: www.sebelcairns.com.au

 

Rates

 

  • Standard room (Twin/double): $169 + $20 breakfast
  • Harbour view – 2 double beds private balcony: $189 + $20 breakfast
  • Executive rooms: $209 + $20 breakfast

Rydges Plaza Hotel Cairns

Cnr Spence & Grafton Streets Cairns QLD 4870
P: +61 7 4046 0300 F: +61 7 4046 0333
Email:  reservations_plazacairns@rydges.com
Website: www.rydges.com/plazacairns

Rates

  • Standard Room: $90
  • Deluxe Room: $120

The Hotel Cairns

Cnr Florence & Abbott Streets Cairns QLD 4870
P: +61 7 4051 6188 F: +61 7 4031 1806
Email: Reservations@thehotelcairns.com
Website: www.thehotelcairns.com

Rates

  • Standard ‘Plantation’ room (Twin or share): $120 +$15 breakfast
  • Deluxe ‘Tower suite (Queen or single): $140 + $15 breakfast

Mantra Esplanade

53-57 The Esplanade Cairns QLD 4870
P: +61 7 4046 4141 F: +61 7 4046 4242
Email: esplanade.res@mantra.com.au
Website: www.mantra.com.au/Esplanade

Rates (based on 3+ nights stay)

  • Standard ‘ room (Twin or King): $128
  • 1 bedroom apartment: $179
  • 2 bedroom apartment: $230

Guests must refer to special ‘ICRI General Meeting’ rates when booking rooms.


Mantra Trilogy

80 Abbott Street Cairns QLD 4870
P: +61 7 4080 8000 F: +61 7 4080 8001
Email: trilogy.res@mantra.com.au
Website: www.mantra.com.au/Trilogy

Rates (based on 3+ nights stay)

  • Standard room (Twin or Queen): $136
  • 1 bedroom apartment: $195
  • 2 bedroom apartment: $246

Guests must refer to special ‘ICRI General Meeting’ rates when booking rooms.


Shangri-La Cairns

1 Pier Point Road  Cairns QLD 4870
P: + 61 4031 1411 F: +61 4031 3226
Email:   reservations.slmc@shangri-la.com
Website: www.shangri-la.com/en/property/cairns/shangrila

Rates

Superior room (King or Twin): $170 (free wi-fi) + $25 breakfast
Guests must refer to special ‘ICRI General Meeting’ rates when booking rooms.


Cairns Harbour Lights

1 Marlin Parade  Cairns QLD 4870
P: + 61 4057 0800 F: +61 7 4057 0899
Email:  luke_kotai@mirvac.com.au
Website: www.mirvachotels.com/cairns-harbour-lights

Rates

  • 1 bedroom apartment : $170
  • 2 deroom apartment” $279

Guests may call 1300 076 703 and ask for special ICRI rates.

 

 

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