Networking Afternoon Tours

DC2022 will be offering an exciting networking touring program which will take place during the Symposium on Tuesday 11 October afternoon.

Enjoy the best of both worlds by having the opportunity to network with your colleagues while exploring Cairns, the gateway to Queensland’s tropical north, a laid-back city best enjoyed outdoors.

Below is the list of tours that will be available. Book your tours through the Symposium and enjoy discounted rates.

Tours available:

Kuranda, Butterfly and Skyrail tour

Take a journey on Skyrail Rainforest Cableway over and through the World Heritage Listed Rainforest. Glide just metres above the canopy and marvel at the views from above. Explore the largest butterfly aviary & exhibit in Australia with 1,500+ butterflies & interactive guided tours. Then enjoy time in Kuranda and return journey on the historic Kuranda Scenic Rail.


11:45am Hotel Pickup Transfer to Kuranda Village
12:30pm Arrival Arrive Kuranda, meet coach and driver-guide for transfer to village and short orientation tour. 
12:40pm  Kuranda Village Upon arrival in Kuranda, enjoy free time to explore the village – visit the Heritage Markets, local cafes and shops, or why not take advantage of your exclusive Kuranda discounts on your Kuranda Boarding Pass!
14:00pm Australian Butterfly Sanctuary  Located in the heart of Kuranda, only a short walk from Skyrail and the Kuranda Scenic Railway station, our sanctuary is home to over 1500 butterflies.
15:00pm Coach to collect Coach to collect delegates and transfer to Skyrail Kuranda Terminal.
15:15 pm Transit to Smithfield Skyrail Rainforest Cableway to Smithfield
16:45pm Transit to Pullman Cairns International Coach from Skyrail Smithfield Terminal and return to Pullman Cairns International

*Cancellation policy applies. See page footer.

Kuranda Tour

Adult A$175.00
Child (4-14 years) A$92.00
Family (2A + 2C) A$468.00
(Price shown is after 10% discount)

Hartleys Crocodile Adventures

Simply the best place to see crocodiles and local wildlife in Tropical North Queensland. Enjoy the scenic drive to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures for an afternoon of fun and wildlife. Don’t miss the entertaining and educational wildlife presentations that are scheduled including snakes, cassowaries, koalas, crocodiles, quolls and much more..


11:40 Hotel Pickup Transfer to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures
13:30 Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures

Once you arrive, there is then plenty of free time to explore this wonderful park and discover the wildlife within it. Stroll around the boardwalks and pathways, through woodlands and rainforest where you can see an array of wildlife. Visit the Lilypad Café for lunch or an afternoon snack – lunch at own expense.

Includes Snake Show, Melaleuca Wetlands Boat Cruise
Crocodile Attack Show, Kangaroo, Cassowary & Koala

16:45 Coach departs for return hotel transfers.

*Cancellation policy applies. See page footer.

Hartley's Tour

Adults A$103.00
Child (4-14 years) A$55.00
Family (2A + 2C) A$283.00
(Price shown is after 10% discount)

Green Island

Cruise to Green Island in comfort aboard a modern air-conditioned catamaran. Tropical & enchanting Green Island is an idyllic coral cay on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef where you spend 2 hours viewing the coral reef and fish life, relaxing on the white sandy beach and exploring the walking tracks that lead through the National Park. A range of optional extras are available such as Semi-submarine, glass bottom boats, and snorkel trips. The tour operator has cancelled this tour, however the Symposium Manager is in progress of investigating an alternative. 

12:30 Check in at the Reef Fleet Terminal
12:45 Boarding commences
13:00 Depart Cairns for Green Island on board ‘Reef Rocket’
13:45 Arrive at Green Island
16:05 Boarding for 16:15 departure back The Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns
17:00 Return to The Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns

Please note booking is made directly through the tour operator’s website. Use the code DC2022 to receive discounted rates.

*Cancellation policy applies. See page footer.

Green Island Tour

Adults A$95.45
Child (4-14 years) A$47.27
Infant (0-3 years) FOC
(Price shown is after 10% discount)
Enter code DC2022 for discounted rates


Please be advised that the above tours are offered by external operators and do not have any connection with Arinex Pty Ltd. Delegates can book the tours through Expression of Interest on the DC 2022 registration form, and the touring company will contact delegates directly for payment and tours arrangement. This information is provided on a general basis, a detailed itinerary will be provided by the touring company after Expression of Interest.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions provided by the operator before proceeding with payment to avoid any problems. Any issues relating to this are at the expense of the delegate and not the responsibility of Arinex Pty Ltd.

Cancellation policies by Down Under Tours (only applies to the Kuranda and Hartleys Crocodile Adventure Tours)

  • 25% fee applies for any cancellations on day of travel, or for passengers who fail to appear on day of departure.
  • If you cancel your reservation more than 24 hours prior to departure, a refund may be due. If you are eligible for a refund, it will be processed within 3 business days of cancellation. Merchant fees are non-refundable.

Cancellation policies by Experience Co. (only applies to the Green Island Tour)

  • If your experience is cancelled due to weather or unforeseen circumstances, you can reschedule for another day or another activity that suits.
  • If you need to change your booking, you may re-schedule up to 24 hours before the experience departs at no additional charge.
  • Bookings that you cancel less than 24 hours before the tour departs will forfeit 100% of the total price paid. You can alternatively pay a $110 re-booking fee to reschedule your booking.