Sunlover Funlover Venue CHARTERS

Australia's most unique event space is here.

Forget windowless conference rooms, forget stuffy hotels, forget reluctant attendees. Introducing 'Sunlover Funlover', a customisable events package with your choice of theme, entertainment, and activities on the world's first dedicated venue moored on the Great Barrier Reef.

Inaccessible to the public for over a decade be one of the first to experience our fully-equipped floating activities platform at pristine Arlington Reef on the Outer Great Barrier Reef.

Work with our dedicated events team to create the ultimate Instagram'able experience. Staff parties, awards presentations, client functions, end of season celebrations, school groups - even weddings! Whatever your event, this is your rare chance to host it on one of the seven Natural Wonders of the World.


Arlington Reef is one of the largest reef systems in the world heritage Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

Our activity pontoon is the only access point to discover the unique underwater community that lies beneath the surface. Our state-of-the-art pontoon is moored just 1 hour 30 mins north-east of Cairns. Flanked by a horseshoe of pristine soft corals, this newly renovated pontoon provides a large, flexible and comfortable space for up to 300 guests.

Features Include:

  • Air-conditioned 60 tiered-seat underwater observatory that can also be used for presentations
  • Built in Seawalker Helmet diving platform
  • Moveable tables and seating
  • Marine-life Touch Tank
  • Glass Bottom Boat
  • Live entertainment platform
  • Change-rooms
  • Freshwater outdoor showers
  • Ocean enclosed children’s pool
  • Fully powered


Since 1991 we have introduced over 1.5 million guests to the wonder of the outer Great Barrier Reef. Included in your event package is a team of expert Marine Biologists, efficient food and beverage service staff, passionate diving instructors, and event specialists.


Extra Marine Options:

  • Introductory SCUBA diving
  • Certified SCUBA diving
  • Guided Snorkel Tours with marine experts
  • SeaWalker Helmet Dive
  • Scenic helicopter tours
  • Underwater photography

Hourly charters closer to Cairns

The flexibility of Sunlover Funlover's theme, entertainment, and timings options can be used for a nautical experience a little closer to shore. Charter one of our catamarans for your exclusive use on an hourly or daily basis.You might like to do a sunset canape and cocktail cruise, a cruise to Fitzroy Island for a buffet seafood luncheon and a visit to the Turtle Rehab Centre or even an event while docked in picturesque Cairns marina watching the ebb and flow of the tide.

With a capacity of up to 400 people, you can take the whole team, families or a just a massive group of friends for an event that will blow the rest out of the water!


Start your event the moment you leave Cairns city with a comedian doing a live set.

As an exclusive charterer, you are at the wheel when it comes to entertainment.  From the traditional to the quirky, you decide what theme'ing and entertainment will enhance your a once in a lifetime Great Barrier Reef experience.

Here ARE just some of the entertainment available in the region:

  • Sunlover Sassy Catz satirical synchronised swimmers
  • Live DJ's with the clients choice of style
  • Elvis impersonator
  • Ukulele orchestra
  • Full rock, reggae, R 'n B , tropical or jazz bands
  • Massage in the sun overlooking the reef
  • Karaoke
  • Photobooth with marine themed accessories
  • Hula dancing
  • Cabaret / Burlesque / Rio showgirls
  • Guest speaker
  • Comedian
  • Cartoonist or chariacture artist
  • Belly dancers
  • Chinese drum and dragon performance
  • Bavarian folk dancers and oompah band
  • Two Up game
  • Screening of a client's highlight reel or live sport
  • For the kids – magician, juggler, clown, puppets, arts & craft
  • Indigenous Welcome to Country on arrival, a presentation on what the Reef means to its Traditional Owners and entertainment by an Indigenous band.

Contact THE SUNLOVER team today to discuss your next event.