Accompanying Persons Program

Accompanying Persons Program

Below is the list of suggested itinerary available between Thursday 19 to Monday 23 March 2020 for accompanying persons registrations. Book your tours now to make the most of your trip in Cairns.

Wednesday 18 March 2019
Arrival Day – Check in to accommodation

Thursday 19 March 2019

Wake up early for breakfast
Explore the rainforest on Kuranda – sky rail, rainforest
Lunch at Kuranda
Return at 15:00
Cocktail by the pool
Dinner at leisure

Friday 20 March 2019

Wake up early for breakfast
Head into the Hartley’s Half Day Tour
Lunch at Hartley’s – own expense
Afternoon at leisure
Stanley Wilkinson Oration & President’s Reception at the Cairns Convention Centre (included in ticket)

Saturday 21 March 2019

Breakfast at leisure
Attend accompanying persons morning tea at the Cairns Convention Centre (included in ticket)
Visit the Cairns Art Gallery (included in ticket)
Happy Hour Saturday (included in ticket)

Sunday 22 March 2019

Wake up early for breakfast
Head out the Great Barrier Reef for a day of snorkelling 
Head back to the hotel for Congress Party Night
American Orthodontics Congress Party Night (included in ticket)

Monday 23 March 2019

Wake up early for breakfast
Explore the iconic Daintree and Mossman region
Head back to refresh for Gala Dinner
ASO Member Dinner (included in ticket)

Tours available for booking

Kuranda – Sky rail and Rainforest

After boarding Skyrail Rainforest Cableway for your journey to Kuranda, be amazed as you travel over and through World Heritage rainforest, enjoying two stops along the way. The Kuranda Boarding Pass offers discounted entry into selected Kuranda attractions as well as a detailed map to help you explore this quaint village. Your pre allocated preferential seating enables you to avoid the lines, before boarding the Kuranda Scenic Rail for this historic journey.

Kuranda Day Tour

Hartley’s Half Day Tour

Take a half day tour to Hartley’s Crocodile Adventures – the best place to see crocodiles in Tropical North Queensland! There is ample time to explore this wonderful park, including the Wetlands Cruise through the Melaleuca wetlands; domain of the saltwater crocodile. Take in the Crocodile Attack Show, and fascinating Snake Show before we return you to your accommodation.

Hartley's Day Tour

Great Barrier Reef

Home to diverse marine life of the most vibrant colours, the Great Barrier Reef offers the opportunity for great adventure, whether you do it in luxury or on a budget. Experience the world’s largest coral reef and one of the most breathtaking sites in the world. Whether you’re on foot, underwater, coasting on the waves or flying in the skies, you can enjoy a spectacular view of the colourful reef systems, vivid tropical islands, and sun-kissed beaches. Hit the ‘book now’ button check out a few options of tours to experience the reef.

Great Barrier Reef Tours

Cape Tribulation, Daintree and Mossman 

The Cape Tribulation region in Northern Queensland is known for its picturesque scenery and year-round good weather. Visitors flock to the region from all corners of the globe to enjoy the relaxed, laid-back atmosphere that the locals know and love.

Cape Tribulation Tour


Please be advised that the above tours are offered by separate operators, and do not have any connection with Arinex Pty Ltd. This information is provided to delegates on a general basis and is the delegate’s responsibility to research, make a booking and pay for the service provided directly with the supplier.

Please ensure that you read the terms and conditions on the operator website 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.