There are over 5,000 hotel rooms in Cairns. As a consequence, there is a wide range of reasonably priced accommodation, from 5 star to budget. The majority of accommodation is within easy walking distance of the Convention Centre. Types of accommodation include everything from backpackers to standard hotel rooms to apartments. So it pays to look for accommodation that is suitable for your needs and budget.

Our tour management company, Destination Cairns, has organised accommodation discounts for ISAG delegates. Please follow the link below and choose the accommodation type for more information.

Alternatively, the following websites may be of use and a quick web search will provide many more options. Most tour operators and travel agents can also assist you with accommodation arrangements.

Note that there is also accommodation in most of the communities in the vicinity of Cairns that is relatively inexpensive. So you may wish to stay along the coast in another location, such as Palm Cove. To view a wide selection of Cairns' beach and surrounding locations accommodation options, please visit

However, please be aware that the transport between Cairns and such outlying communities is limited. Some options include using the shuttle bus operated by the Sun Palm Transport Group ( or renting a car. Please also consider the travel time. For instance, Palm Cove is 25 km (15 miles) north of Cairns, a 30 minute drive and Port Douglas is 70 km (45 miles) north of Cairns, a 60 minute drive.


Bursary Application Deadline
March 15, 2012

Early Bird Registration Deadline
March 30, 2012
11:59 pm

Abstract Submission Deadline
March 30, 2012
11:59 pm

Online Registration Deadline
July 5, 2012
11:59 pm