Cairns is the largest city in Far North Queensland and is a popular destination for conference and event organisers. Cairns is home to an International Airport with regular services from all over Australia, making it a destination that is easy to access for local, interstate and international delegates.

Cairns features a variety of conference venues from the large and luxurious Pullman Reef Casino or The Sebel Cairns that can host many hundreds of delegates along with Exhibitions, Trade Displays and elaborate Gala Dinners, to the business class hotels with well respected names such as Rydges, Novotel and Holiday Inn that are well suited to smaller conferences, training programs, strategy meetings and seminars.

Cairns offers conference delegates an array of amazing team building, social and adventure activities and experiences. Within a easy reach of your hotel delegates will be able to enjoy a snorkeling or diving trip on the world famous Great Barrier Reef, White Water Rafting on the Tully River, a rainforest walk in the ancient Daintree, an local indigenous cultural experience at the Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park, a leisurely trip on Skyrail or Scenic Train up to Kuranda for the popular local art and craft markets.

We will be happy to suggest a range of activities as well as venues suitable for your conference in Cairns.

The Reef Hotel Casino

    Delegate Packages from:
  • $54
  • Yes
  • Yes
  • 400+
  • Five Star
    • Address:
      35-41 Wharf Street
      Cairns QLD 4287
    • Room Rates from:
      $255 p/n
    • Maximum Capacity:
      4 - 600
    • Accommodation Rooms:

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Pullman Reef Hotel Casino - 5 Star Hotel and Conference Venue

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is the pre-eminent Conference Hotel in Cairns, offering meeting planners a selection of recently updated and flexible conference rooms, 5 star luxury hotel accommodation and a range of first class facilities including The Reef Casino, Cairns Wildlife Dome, gymnasium, pool, restaurants and bars.

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino is located in a central part of Cairns close to shopping, dining and entertainment venues, the hotel is also close to Cairns Wharf where delegates can embark on a Great Barrier Reef cruise. This prestigious conference venue in Cains enjoys proximity to Cairns International Airport making it easily accessible for both domestic and international delegates.


Winner Luxury Accommodation - Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Award 2013

Winner Business Tourism - Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) Award 2013

Silver Winner Luxury Accommodation - Tropical Queensland (TQ) Award 2013

Property Features

The Reef Hotel Casino offers conference delegates 5 star luxury hotel accommodation, guest rooms are guest rooms are furnished in a tropical North Queensland style and feature private balconies, spa baths and separate shower. Conference delegates will appreciate the work desks, high speed internet, Cable TV channels and 24 hour rooms service.

The hotel also offers conference delegates a choice of restaurants and bars, gymnasium, outdoor pool and on-site parking.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Balcony Rooms
  • Onsite Parking
  • Gymnasium
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hours Room Service
  • 24-hours Reception
  • Wheelchair Accessible


Pullman Reef Hotel Casino features a selection of conference rooms that can seat up to 600 delegates in a Theatre Style setting, this venue is also able to offer meeting rooms with natural light, plenty of options for break-out sessions, workshop groups and ample space for Trade Displays and Exhibitions. The first class conference facilities with a large ballroom and lots of flexibility make Pullman Reef Hotel Casino a great choice if you are looking to hold your next conference, meeting or corporate event in Cairns.

Tropical North Queensland offers Conference Organisers a wealth of opportunities for Team Building and Social Activities, from tours to the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and Daintree Rainforest, adventure activities like white water rafting or cooking activities utilising the amazing tropical foods available in Far North Queensland.

Pullman Reef Hotel Casino can provide memorable banquets and dining options with a full range of theming and audio visual support while the professional and experienced staff will ensure your event runs smoothly.

Standard Conference Package

A$54 per person - minimum 20 persons


  • Room hire
  • Arrival tea & coffee
  • Morning tea break with snacks
  • Gourmet conference lunch
  • Afternoon tea with snacks
  • Whiteboard
  • Flipchart
  • Projection screen
  • Pads, pens, mints & iced water

Room Capacities


Conference Room Capacities
Room Area (SQM) lengthWidth theatre classroom uShape Boardroom Cabaret naturalLight
Executive Boardroom 20   - - - 8 -  
The Reef Room 134   80 50 30 28 48 YES 
Michaelmas Cay 1 145   145 90 36 28 80  
Michaelmas Cay 2 145   145 90 36 28 80  
Michaelmas Cay Ballroom 379   375 250 72 64 200  
Coral Lounge 185   80 50 33 28 48  
Urchins 1 360   350 230 57 52 216 YES 
Urchins 2 82   80 40 27 28 32 YES 
Urchins 3 82   80 40 27 28 32 YES 
Urchins 1 & 4 519   500 285 - - 304 YES 
Urchins 2 & 3 164   160 80 45 40 72 YES 
Urchins 2, 3 & 4 328   280 160 - - 136 YES 
Urchins Function Room 818   600 300 - - 400 YES 

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