ICPS 2022 is extending a warm welcome to you to Australia, a place where the world’s oldest cultures share vast ochre plains, stylish laneways and unimaginably blue waters with successive waves of new arrivals from across the globe. Plan your trip ahead to explore other states in Australia before or after the Conference.
Bridge Climb Sydney
See Sydney at its best – take the Climb of Your Life with BridgeClimb Sydney. From dawn until dusk, the view is always different. Climbs are available at dawn, by day, twilight or night.
Don’t miss this unforgettable, and uniquely Sydney experience. Click here for more details on how to prepare.
Tastings in the Hunter Valley
Hop aboard a bus, luxury car or even a motorbike for a Hunter Valley wine tour. Whichever way you choose to arrive, you’ll visit cellar doors and taste wines made from iconic and emerging grape varieties. Learn more about the valley’s unique terroir and gain a deeper understanding of winemaking from vineyard to bottle.
Discover acclaimed wineries with family lineages dating back to the 1800s, boutique wineries, and organic and biodynamic vineyards. You’ll meet the winemakers and, importantly, you’ll sample some of the best wines in the world. A wine tour will take you into the very heart and soul of the Hunter Valley. Click here for mor information.
Blue Mountains Wildlife Day
The Blue Mountains Deluxe Day is a real journey into the heart of a unique World Heritage Region. From temperate rainforests to towering sandstone escarpments, you’ll see and experience it all. Join us, let the landscape work its wonders and become part of you for a lifetime.
The Blue Mountains National Park is one of seven national parks that make up the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area. This wonderland of sandstone outcrops, deep ravines and hazy blue eucalypt forests boasts luxury retreats and the world’s steepest railway. Click here for more information.
Sophisticated galleries, subtropical beaches, cool-climate vineyards: the greater Brisbane region delivers gasp-inducing contrasts. The region’s star is Brisbane itself. Traditional home of the Jagera people, Queensland’s capital has a flourishing restaurant, bar and cultural scene. Lapping at its eastern fringe is Moreton Bay, where low-lying sandy isles beckon with turquoise waves and passing parades of whales, turtles and dolphins.
A vibrant cosmopolitan city, located on the magnificent Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne is the state capital and cultural heart of Victoria. All state roads lead into the city and Victoria’s unique geography means that it is possible to spend the morning on the coast, ski in the afternoon in the Victorian Alps and enjoy an aperitif at a winery before returning to Melbourne to take in a show at one of the many theatres. With Melbourne’s combination of world-class dining, art galleries, homegrown fashion and a packed sports calendar, it’s no surprise Victoria’s capital is regarded as one of the world’s most livable cities.