Accommodation & Travel

Accommodation

An accommodation block booking has been made at Opal Cove Resort – the conference venue.

Special rates have been negotiated and bookings for these rates are available via the registration form (not directly with the hotel). The rates listed are room only and are for the conference dates only.

Opal Cove Resort, Coffs Harbour
Boulevard Drive
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450 Australia
www.opalcove.com.au

Resort Room (Single/Double) – $167 per night (includes one breakfast)
Resort Room (Twin) – $186 per night (includes two breakfasts)

Situated in the main resort building, the resort rooms offer luxury hotel style accommodation. The room configurations consist of 1 Queen Bed plus double sofa bed, 1 Queen bed plus single bed, or 2 Queen beds (twin). Additional breakfasts can be paid directly to the hotel at $19.50 each.

 

Ocean Room (Single/Double) – $189.50 per night (includes one breakfast)
Ocean Room (Twin) – $209 per night (includes two breakfasts)

Situated in the main resort building, the ocean rooms offer luxury hotel style accommodation with a great ocean view. The room configurations consist of 1 Queen Bed plus double sofa bed, 1 Queen bed plus single bed, or 2 Queen beds (twin). Additional breakfasts can be paid directly to the hotel at $19.50 each.

Alternative accommodation can be booked through Coffs Coast Visitor Information Centre. For information on where to stay and what to do, call or email:

Ph  1300 369 070 free call
Ph  + 61 (0) 2 6648 4990 + 61 (0) 2 6648 4990
E: tourism@coffscoast.com.au

Travel

Whether you are flying, driving, taking a coach, arriving by rail or by sea, the Coffs Coast is closer than you think. 

An easy drive along the Legendary Pacific Coast, Coffs Coast is 550km (under 6 hours) from Sydney and 427km (just over 4 hours from Brisbane) and just over 3 hours from the Gold Coast.

If you prefer someone else behind the wheel while you relax in the seat, three coach companies can deliver you to the region including Greyhound Australia, Premier Motor Service and New England Coaches.

The Coffs Harbour Regional Airport offers direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Newcastle with four airlines available including Qantas, Virgin Australia, TigerAir and Fly Pelican. If you prefer, take the coastal route with NSW TrainLink who run two rail services daily from Sydney and Brisbane to the Coffs Harbour railway station.

Accommodation Booking Conditions

Please Note: 

  • The accommodation rates quoted include GST and are subject to availability at time of booking.
  • Rates may increase without notice due to changes in government charges, taxes or levies.
  • All accommodation bookings must be paid in full by Wednesday 18th October 2017.
Accommodation Payment

 Full prepayment of accommodation is required to secure your booking.

 

Accommodation Availability

 Block bookings have been made at Opal Cove Resort and will be confirmed on a first-in basis. Bookings have been made for the Conference dates only (Checking in on Tuesday 28th November and checking out on Friday 1st December 2017). Accommodation can be organised outside these dates on a by-request basis only, and room rates may vary outside these dates.  All accommodation bookings are subject to availability.

 

How to Book Accommodation

 To book, register online or complete the hard copy Registration Form and return to East Coast Conferences. The Conference Managers will forward your reservation and full pre-payment to the hotel.

 

Change of Booking

Any change to a reservation must be notified to the Conference Managers and not directly to the hotel.  Please note, any changes must be made to the by Wednesday 18th October 2017.  After this date, cancellation fees will apply.

Late Arrivals

Please indicate on your registration form or notify the Conference Managers in writing if you will arrive at your hotel after 6pm.  Failure to notify of a late arrival may mean that your room will be released, and deposit forfeited.

Arrival Time

Hotel check-in time is 2pm. If you arrive before this time, it is probable that you will not be able to gain access to your room.  To guarantee a room to be available for an early arrival you will need to pre-book your room for the previous night.  If required, please indicate on your registration form. (You will be charged by the hotel for the additional night).

Accommodation Refunds

Any accommodation cancellations received after Friday 18th October 2017 will be subject to at least one night’s accommodation cancellation fee. At least one night’s accommodation cancellation fee will also be incurred if you do not arrive on the date for which you have booked.