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Sunlover unveils dedicated Great Barrier Reef events venue

Sunlover unveils dedicated Great Barrier Reef events venue
July 18, 2018

A dedicated floating venue has been launched at the Arlington Reef in far north Queensland, offering bespoke location for corporate events and private parties in the middle of the Coral Sea.

Sunlover Funlover is an innovative event and entertainment product incorporating a high-speed catamaran and outer Great Barrier Reef pontoon which can be customised for any function and cater for more than 300 guests.

Introducing the unique location, Sunlover Reef Cruises and Hides Hotel Cairns Group General Manager Sharon Sheldrake said the unique offsite venue was the only tourism infrastructure at Arlington Reef, commenting “operating on demand all year round, Sunlover Funlover allows clients to choose their event theme, timing and entertainment to create the ultimate Instagram-worthy event.

“Imagine Tweeting from your business meeting with nothing but the Great Barrier Reef in the background?”

A 90-minute boat ride from Cairns, the Sunlover Funlover experience begins with an Indigenous Welcome to Country on arrival at the pontoon and can include a presentation on what the Reef means to its Traditional Owners and entertainment by an Indigenous band.

Sheldrake added “snorkelling, glass bottom boat tours, the underwater observatory, fish feeding and touch tanks are all included and extras such as diving and scenic helicopter rides can be added.

“Our first Sunlover Funlover event is Diving Divas, a fundraiser celebrating PADI Women’s Dive Day on Saturday 28th July, with a fashion parade, synchronised swimming performance, live band, head and hand massages and special guest Straw No More founder Molly Steer.

“Sunlover Funlover has been developed as an innovative, highly entertaining Great Barrier Reef experience with the utmost respect for our precious marine environment.”

Sunlover Reef Cruises is a market leader in interactive reef experiences, also offering the only waterslide on the Great Barrier Reef on their Moore Reef pontoon.

The Australian-owned company is committed to innovative product development and will continue to develop the Arlington Reef activities pontoon and the Sunlover Funlover product to ensure to it offers unique customised event experiences. 

Images: DJs and synchronised swimmers are part of the Sunlover Funlover experience.

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