Unique Destination Events
Escape the ordinary to talk business

Welcome to Tropical North Queensland. A special place where rainforest meets reef, the Far North sun warms winter, green season rains make waterfalls rumble, and the people here first tell Dreamtime stories. It's the spot to escape the ordinary when gathering to talk business and a destination that inspires delegates to make memories while planning for the future

Discover more about what makes Cairns the place to meet where it’s unique.

Call us at (61 7) 4052 7769 or e-mail us events.slmc@shangri-la.com for more details.

Barbecues in The Backyard
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Barbecues in The Backyard
The Backyard’s marina-side garden is one of the best plots in Tropical North Queensland for casual gatherings with strings of festoon lights, balmy tropical nights, a sky full of stars, and the Container Bar enhancing the delicious after-dark atmosphere.
Champagne and Caviar Dreams
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Champagne and Caviar Dreams
Inject signature Shangri-La style into the celebration by arranging for Executive Chef Aaron Habgood to open his pop-up caviar and champagne bar in the Royal Suite or Forest Garden.
Time for Trinity
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Time for Trinity
An elevated position above the Coral Sea, facing the sunset to perfectly frame the colours of a Far North evening, is essential for an occasion that starts with late-afternoon drinks before dinner at a baronial king’s table.