Events and Weddings

  • Waterfront Gardens and the boardwalk on the immediate waterfront, adjacent to Mondo Café Bar and Grill
  • Waterfront Terrace, overlooking Trinity Inlet and surrounded by mountain views
  • The Gardens, our own tropical paradise, adjacent to the Grand Ballroom
  • The Premier Suite and Executive Lounge, with sweeping, top floor views of the Trinity Inlet, the esplanade and the city

Hilton Cairns offers a variety of unique venues for your wedding reception. Whether you are planning a classic dinner or informal cocktail reception, we have a space to suit your individual tastes and requirements.

Hilton Cairns' grounds and gardens are beautifully maintained to provide a beautiful backdrop for your wedding day memories. These areas are also a great location for your guests to relax and enjoy beverages and canapés prior to your reception. Please speak with our Wedding Coordinator to discuss your preferences.

The Grand Ballroom

Seating up to 300 guests with provision for a dance floor, this impressive space features high ceilings and floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking lush tropical gardens, creating an air of elegance and occasion.


Seating up to 80 guests undercover, with provision for a dance area and buffet, this tropical, outdoor area features a lagoon style pool, lush gardens and manicured lawns and is the perfect venue for a relaxed yet elegant reception.

6 Degrees Terrace

Overlooking Trinity Inlet, this casual area is ideal for a lunch or brunch wedding, seating up to 100 guests under an awning, with provision for a dance area and buffet.  For a cocktail style reception the area can cater for up to 200 guests.

Waterfront Terrace

For up to 600 cocktail party guests, or seating up to 300, this stunning outdoor waterfront venue is sure to wow your guests

Rooms 3, 4 & 5

Combined, these rooms can seat up to 60 guests, with provision for a dance floor and buffet. Also with floor to ceiling glass windows with garden views, this space lends itself to a formal yet intimate reception, and can be customised to suit your space requirements according to your number of guests.

  • "The Hilton was the best session they had and could not fault anything. Everything was set up and so organised and she liked having a one point of contact on the day, who she said was excellent." - Spirit Hotels - Coles Liquor Group Workshop

  • "They really liked the accommodation too. Thanks so much for making it so successful for the team. We will definitely use you again next year." - Spirit Hotels, Coles Liquor Group Workshop

  • "Thanks for all the help in pulling this event together. All reports that I have received said that everything was really good and the service was fantastic. Thanks again and hopefully we can arrange something again in the future." - Gold Coast Football Club, Gold Coast Suns

  • "You all went above and beyond and it truly showed through and as a result many of our guests spoke highly on all aspects of the evening." - Advance Cairns, ACBEC Networking Event

  • "The taste and quality of the food was of such a high standard and we are so pleased we returned to your establishment for our event." - Advance Cairns, ACBEC Networking Event

  • From the first point of contact their service was second to none...I would not hesitate to recommend Hilton Cairns, to my friends, family and clients." - Audi Centre Cairns, Motoco Christmas Function


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Offer is subject to the details herein and the hotel’s booking terms and conditions. Offer is subject to availability at participating hotels and resorts in Asia Pacific. For a list of participating properties, please visit Offer is valid for new bookings only. Event must be booked between 1 April 2013 and 30 June 2013 and commenced between 1 April 2013 and 31 December 2013. Event requires a minimum booking of 20 rooms. Whether to book an event is at the discretion of the hotel and is subject to availability and other factors at time of booking. Each hotel has a policy to address terms and conditions of holding an event at their property; please inquire with hotel prior to booking for complete details.  Blackout dates may apply. All package elements may not be available at all hotels; please check with your hotel prior to booking to determine availability. 

A contract must be signed with the hotel to govern the terms of the event. The details of the event, including identification of the Event Planner, selection of package benefits (“Package Benefits”) must be described in the contract. Package Benefits may be chosen as follows:

Rooms nights

Benefits awarded

Package Benefits options

20 – 49


  • Complimentary welcome cocktail for all paid delegates
  • One complimentary room night for every 40 paid room nights
  • Two complimentary upgrades to the next room category and Executive Floor benefits*
  • Complimentary Internet in meeting rooms
  • 15% off daily delegate rates**
  • Complimentary weekend stay for two, including breakfast, at contracted hotel

50 – 79


80 – 109


110 – 159


160 or more


* If an Executive Floor is not available at the hotel, the hotel will accord similar benefits to the offerings of HHonors Gold/Diamond members. Please inquire with the hotel for further details.

** Only available at participating hotels that offer daily delegate rates.

The room minimum must be met in conjunction with one booking; no combination of bookings is permitted.  Benefits are awarded only when a contract is executed and all deposit and payment terms are met. If the event occurs at a lesser or higher value than booked, only the actualized value will be considered to determine the number of benefits to be awarded. Benefits must be used during the contracted event and must be allocated to a member of the group by the Booker.

The terms of this offer shall not be interpreted to modify the terms of the Contract.  Only the Event Planner is eligible to earn Points and Miles and the Event Bonus.  Earning of Points and Miles will only be awarded as specified in the contract and in conjunction with all other Event Bonus Program terms and conditions.  Hilton HHonors Event Bonus is awarded at the discretion of the hotel.  Event Bonus may not be awarded on all events.  Event Bonus Points are awarded after completion of the event, checkout of the group and final bill settlement.

Hilton HHonors Event Planner Bonus Points

Double HHonors Event Planner Points is applicable when the Event planner opts for “Earning Option 2” (earn 1.5 HHonors Bonus Points with every US$1 spent, up to 100,000 points) as outlined on If the Event Planner books an event for 80 room nights or more, and over Group Value Date periods (as defined on respective hotel’s webpage), the Event Planner is also entitled to receive 125,000 HHonors Event Planner Bonus Points. To receive HHonors Event Planner Bonus Points, the Event Planner must fully complete and submit the Meeting Planner Bonus Acknowledgement Form, which requires the Event Planner’s name and details about the Event. The Event Planner identified in the Meeting Planner Bonus Acknowledgement Form is the only person entitled to receive the Event Planner Bonus Points. Points will be deposited into Event Planner’s HHonors account 6-8 weeks after completion of and full payment for event, and verification of entitlement to points.

This offer cannot be combined with any other offers and/or special discounts.  You must mention this promotion at the time of enquiry and must be a member of Hilton HHonors to earn Event Bonus Points.  All other Event Bonus Program terms and conditions apply.

Hilton HHonors™ membership, earning of Points & Miles™, and redemption of points are subject to HHonors Terms and Conditions.