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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.

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Our range of menu’s have all the options and inclusions you could ever want and more, delivering amazing value with superb food, wine and service.

Private Dining

Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns provides the perfect venue for your truly unique private dining event, whether it be a birthday celebration, family gathering, engagement party, bridal shower or bucks party, networking event or private dinner.

With a diverse range of event spaces and function rooms to offer we can transform your event dream into a reality. Our range of menu options offer all you could ever want and more, delivering amazing value with superb food, wine and service.

Gala Dinners

Our Kauri Ballroom offers the perfect venue for Formal and Gala Dinner events. An expansive and versatile space that can be transformed to suit any event theme. Comfortably seating 160 guests with plenty of room for a dance floor and presentation area, this room is perfect for larger events.

Located on level 1, this room offers privacy, a lovely big entry foyer and is adjacent our Rah Rah Bar & Terrace, perfect for pre dinner drinks.

Our range of menu’s have all the options and inclusions you could ever want and more, delivering amazing value with superb food, wine and service.

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209 - 217 Abbott Street, Cairns QLD 4870

  • 7 mins from Cairns International Airport
  • 5 mins from Cairns Convention Centre | 7 mins from Cairns Boardwalk
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