Social Program Itinerary



What: Meet and Greet

Theme: Rubik’s Cube

Venue: Woolshed Nightclub

Time: 7:30pm – late

Includes: Drinks (delegates must be 18+) and canapés


We told you JCU was ready for you and now we can prove it. Join us for a meet and greet like no other. Held at the iconic Woolshed Cairns, delegates are to dress in their assigned university colours and just like a rubik’s cube we are going to get messy. Get ready for games that will ensure you make friends for life from all over Australia. This will be only a taste of what we have in store for you during the best week of your life.


What: Pubcrawl

Theme: Rumble in the Jungle

Venue:  5 Mystery Clubs travelling via Cairns Ultimate Party Bus

Time: 6:30pm – late

Includes: Drinks (delegates must be 18+), pizza and free transport around Cairns


Now that you’ve become a Cairns local (ie. Survived a night at the Woolshed), its time to get on the Cairns Ultimate Party Bus and get the real party started. Leaving directly from your doorstep, you will be thrown into the Jungle that is Cairns nightlife by attending 5 mystery clubs. With shots on arrival at each club and heaps of prizes to be won, you are sure to end up having a wild night.


What:  Full Day Reef Trip

Theme:  N/A

Venue: Fitzroy Island

Time:    Depart Cairns – 09:00am

Depart Fitzroy Island – 4:00pm

Includes: Glass bottom boat tour, snorkel equipment, ocean trampoline, lunch and drinks


We promise this early start will 100% be worth it! Fitzroy Island is a 45-minute majestic reef trip from Cairns and on arrival you will be blown away. Crystal clear water, coral beaches, and rainforest for miles will leave you wondering ‘why have I not been here before?’ Fitzroy Island is a true spectacular with plenty to do: hire snorkel gear and hit up the reef, go for a glass bottom boat tour, get to know each other at Nudie Beach or get away from the crowd with a walk to the iconic Light House. This day alone will make you glade you came to convention 2015!


What: Buffet Dinner and Show

Theme: Wanderlust

Venue: Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park

Time: 7:00pm-9:30pm

Includes: Non-alcoholic drinks, 4 course buffet meal, interactive and traditional aboriginal show


Join us for an ADSA exclusive night at Tjapukai Aboriginal Cultural Park. Relax and unwind after your day at the reef with a world-renowned interactive show from the extremely talented Tjapukai dancers – this is a show like no other in the world. With a 4 course buffet meal and an experience like no other, we guarantee you will go home glad you booked your tickets to Cairns.


What: Recess

Theme: Back to School

Venue: Pier Bar, Lyquid Night Life

Time:    Pier Bar                                                          7:00pm – 9:00pm

Lyquid Night Life                                          9:00pm – late

Includes: Drinks (delegates must be 18+) and canapés


Missed the party last night? Well we will make it up to you tonight! Starting at the super cool Pier Bar, rekindle with the friends you made on Tuesday night while donning your good old school uniforms. We highly recommend school shoes for this night, as you will be dancing till the sun comes up when we groove on over the Lyquid Night Life – Cairns’ latest and greatest club.  Be sure to ask your JCU delegates where to continue the party if you are keen; we may have a secret after party planned.


What: Twilight Cocktail Party

Theme: Black and White

Venue: Hilton Cairns Poolside

Time: 6:30pm – 11:00pm

Includes: Drinks (delegates must be 18+) and canapés


Just as you suspected ‘classy’ is JCU’s middle name and tonight is no exception. You’ve gone back to school and got down to the jungle rhythm, now it’s time to show Cairns just how sophisticated you can be. Come revel in your final night in the tropics at the luxurious Hilton hotel. Indulge in a sumptuous hors-d’oeuvre and be enveloped by the effervescence of one of our numerous refreshment options. And should you feel the need to show your wild side one last time come 11pm – we won’t tell. Remember: before there were 50 shades of grey, there was black & white.


Picture supplied via email from The Hilton Cairns.