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Venues & Events


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Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort welcomes meetings, seminars, conferences, conventions, weddings, receptions, and social events for Cairns venue hire. Our purpose-built conference, meeting and function rooms cater for a range of events and our friendly team will ensure every detail is taken care of.

Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort is ideally located on The Esplanade with stunning views over the Coral Sea and moments away from the iconic local attractions such as the Cairns Lagoon, Cairns Aquarium, Cairns Museum, Cairns Zoom Wildlife Dome and Skyrail Cableway.

Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort is your base for the best of Tropical North Queensland, make time to include the world famous Daintree Rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, or the Gulf Savannah.

Our purpose-built Cairns venue and event space welcomes a range of events from large conferences and day meetings to cocktail parties and weddings. A full business centre and superior technology and equipment with free Wi-Fi serve groups of up to 300 in formal settings and executive boardrooms as well as informal conferences, workshops and meetings. With a ballroom, meeting rooms, flexible breakout locations, and dedicated poolside conferencing area, every need is catered for.

The dedicated, experienced and professional conference and banquet team at Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort possesses strengths in all of the key areas that will make your conference a success. We have an intimate knowledge of the local area and are experts in making your event a memorable occasion.

To arrange your Cairns meeting or event, please contact our Conference & Events team using the instant quote or enquiry form.

Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort provides hotel- and apartment-style accommodation in large, relaxed rooms all with private balcony and FREE WI-FI. Enjoy the superb resort facilities including three swimming pools, spa & sauna, and fitness centre & tennis courts. After the work is done, relax in our CHB Restaurant & Bar.

Here are a few of the amenities you and your attendees will enjoy when you book with Rydges Esplanade Cairns Resort:

  • Flexible space with various options for setup
  • Event catering available
  • Spacious breakout areas
  • Theming and entertainment available upon request
  • Pre and post conference activities
  • Personalised menus
  • Pads, pens, mints and ice water on tables
  • Natural light
  • FREE WI-FI access
  • Additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available upon request
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