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Conferences, Meetings and Events at Rydges


Choose to host your next event in our Cairns meeting facility and experience professionalservice in unbeatable surroundings

Our Cairns meeting facilities include conference and function rooms on the ground floor which  can comfortably accommodate groups of up to 250. The rooms are well-appointed with state-of-the-art equipment ideal for successful Cairns meetings and conferences.

Our Cairns meeting facilities can be set up to serve as executive boardrooms, informal conferences, corporate banquets, workshops, meetings, social events, formal receptions and elegant weddings. Our indoor venues boast natural light and fantastic window views, while our outside venues put guests in gorgeous settings amid tropical gardens. All settings make for truly memorable affairs. 



Our hotel can host Cairns events inclusive of up to 500 guests

Rydges Tradewinds Cairns offers well-appointed Cairns event venue spaces indoors and outdoors which can be transformed to cater business events, banquets, receptions, weddings and social affairs.

Our professional event staff and catering service is here to ensure that your Cairns event is a smashing hit. Download the Rydges Tradewinds Catering factsheet here.

Our event space offers numerous features and amenities. Among them are:


Our Cairns wedding planners let you relax and enjoy your day while we handle the rest

Choose to have your wedding surrounded in luxurious elegance at our Cairns wedding venues. We offer indoor and outdoor event space, offering brides and grooms an array of elegant options to choose from. Our Trinity Esplanade Room, boasting breathtaking views of Trinity Bay, is an especially ideal venue for a stunning wedding reception. It can accommodate up to 120 guests for a formal dinner or 250 guests for a black-tie cocktail reception complete with a dance floor and entertainment.  For those interested in an outdoor ceremony, our al fresco event space puts your guests amid lush, tropical gardens and is the perfect setting for an elegant banquet wedding surrounded in natural beauty.

We also offer Cairns wedding planning services to take care of the details so that you and your fiancé can relax and enjoy your special day. No need to stress about decorations, floral arrangements, bonbonnieres, entertainment and champagne fountains. Our wedding packages have you covered.

Our professional caterers are available to ensure that wedding guests dine like kings. Choose from a variety of mouth-watering menus featuring fresh, seasonal dishes paired with world-class wines or an array of beverage options.


'JUST MARRIED’ – FROM ONLY $99* per person

Our new three-course, all-inclusive package features the following from only $99* per person.


          ♥ Chef’s selection of canapés & drinks on arrival
          ♥ Three-course set menu
          ♥ Tea and coffee
          ♥ 4 hour beverage package*  

*Includes pre-dinner drinks. House white and red wines, sparkling wine for toast, beer, soft drinks and orange juice.


          ♥  Dedicated wedding coordinator
          ♥  Room hire
          ♥  Complimentary menu tasting for bride & groom*
          ♥  Personalised menus
          ♥  Sparkling wine for the toast
          ♥  Service of the wedding cake  
          ♥  Cake table, knife and gift table
          ♥  Dance floor (unless specialty floor is required)
          ♥  One night’s accommodation for bride and groom in bridal suite
          ♥  Complimentary breakfast for the bride and groom
          ♥  Complimentary parking for the bride and groom
          ♥  Late check out
          ♥  Special accommodation rates for guests
          ♥  Special parking rates for guests (or complimentary where available)

*Menu tasting on confirmation of booking. Additional menu tasting $59 per person.
**Minimum number of 80 guests


Children's meals are available for those age 3-12.  Please discuss your requirements with our team


Our wedding team would be delighted to assist should you require help with any finishing touches. We have a list of preferred suppliers we could recommend in any of areas of theming, musicians, hire cars and much more. 


If you’re after a cocktail-style event, we can discuss your needs and tailor a special package to suit.


Terms and Conditions

Subject to availability and for new event bookings only made between 1 January 2015 and 31 December 2015 and consumed between 1 January 2015  and 31 December 2016. Offer applies to wedding events only, block out dates may apply and a minimum numbers of guests are required – see each Hotel for required numbers. Offer and inclusions subject to change at the discretion of the providing hotel.

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Meetings & Events

Plan successful meetings or an elegant wedding at our Cairns accommodation

Rydges Tradewinds Hotel Cairns offers exceptional event venue accommodation. Boasting eight indoor rooms and two scenic outdoor Cairns meeting or event venues, we have the means to create an ideal setting for any function.

Our Cairns conference venues can comfortably accommodate up to 500 guests and are suitable meeting venues for events of all sizes. All of our Cairns meeting rooms are filled with natural light, offer alfresco breakout areas and boast stunning views of Trinity Bay, the resort-style pool or our lush tropical gardens. 

Our Cairns wedding planners and event team are on hand to ensure that conferences, meetings, weddings and events run smoothly with state-of-the-art technology, event facilities and equipment. As an added bonus, Rydges Tradewinds offers a range of delicious catering options which can be tailored to suit any event’s requirements and budget.

Click here for more information on our conference and events facilities.  

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Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Arlington Room 25m x 5m 3m 125m² 100 60 200 70 60 200 60
Clifton Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Clifton & Ellis Room 16m x 8m 3.9m 130m² 120 100 120 70 48 120 50
Ellis Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Holloways Room 8m x 8m 3.9m 65m² 50 30 60 35 24 60 25
Latitude Room 16m x 8m 4.2m 130m² 120 100 150 80 60 150 50
Machans Room 8m x 8m 3m 65m² 50 30 50 35 24 60 25
Poolside Gardens - -m -m² - - 500 - - - -
Poolside Pavilion - 2.9m 200m² 160 140 250 130 48 250 50
Trinity Room - 50% off 25m x 8m 3.9m 272m² 200 180 250 120 80 250 60