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Venue hire

Whether it’s a meeting for 5 or a conference for 500, The Tanks Arts Centre and Cairns Botanic Gardens precinct can provide you with an unforgettable venue for your event.

Choose from the Tank 4 gallery for events up to 150 people with a backdrop of beautiful artwork, or the open space of Tank 3 for gala dinners, corporate events and workshops for up to 500 people.  For smaller workshops and community events of up to 80 people, there is the new multipurpose Botanic Gardens Visitor Centre and its amphitheatre, and if you need a large performance space for up to 600 people, Tank 5 has a world-class sound system, stage, green room and bar.

Contact us to discuss your party in the lush surrounds of the Cairns Botanic Gardens or Centenary Lakes. The Tanks serves as the perfect spot for pre-function drinks or a garden party.

Whatever your needs, The Tanks and Botanic Gardens Precinct can provide a unique space. Each site can be artistically lit to bring out its magical ambiance, and our professional technical and events staff are available to ensure the smooth running of your event.

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For further information please call the Venue Hire and Events Officer.
Phone - 4032 6617 
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