The 2009 WCSFP will feature the memorable social events you’ve come to expect from the Congress. A schedule of social events and details on the post-Congress excursion to Cairns and pre- or post-Congress day trips are available below.
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1
7:00 pm–9:00 pm
Location: Melbourne Royal Botanical Gardens
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2
6:30 pm – Midnight
FEAST & FOOLERY
Location: Plaza Ballroom
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
DOG EAT DOG TRIVIA NIGHT
Location: European Bier Cafe
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 4
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
THE MELBOURNE STORY - CLOSING COCKTAILS
Location: Melbourne Museum
POST-CONGRESS EXCURSION TO CAIRNS
Dates and package rates have been confirmed for the highly-anticipated post-Congress excursion to Cairns, Queensland, which will include a tour of the Great Barrier Reef! The trip will take place from Saturday December 5 to Monday December 7, the weekend after Congress closes. A special Congress package rate including two nights accomodations, coach transfers to and from Cairns airport and full day trip to the Great Barrier Reef aboard Ocean Spirit Cruises is now available, with prices beginning at just $220 AUS! Please note package price does not include air travel to Cairns from Melbourne. Delegates interested in taking part in this once-in-a-lifetime experience and also hoping to finalize their travel arrangements in the near future are encouraged to arrange for a flight into Melbourne and out of Cairns. For more information, including how to book, visit wcsfp.standbycairns.com or download the excursion package brochure. Don’t miss this opportunity to explore the tropical wonders of Queensland!
DISCOVER VICTORIA WITH PRE-CONGRESS AND POST-CONGRESS DAY TRIPS!
Make the most of your trip to Australia by seeing some of the many breathtaking attractions that Victoria has to offer! Exclusive rates are available for delegates to participate in pre- or post-Congress to such awe-inspiring destinations as the Great Ocean Road, Mornington Peninsula, and Philip Island penguin parade and ultimate eco tour! All packages include admission fees, lunch, and return transfers to and from Melbourne. For more details and for rates, download an information package. To book, download a booking form.