Cassowary Coast Regional Council

World Rafting Championships 2019 World Rafting Championships 2019

The Cassowary Coast is hosting the World Rafting Championships (WRC) in May 2019.

This event will be a unique opportunity for the region's business community as thousands of extra visitors will be looking for accommodation, food and services as well as tour experiences for when they are not watching the action.

Below is a pocket guide for maximising Cassowary Coast business opportunities:



The 2019 World Rafting Championships will attract more the 10,000 spectators to the region and complements the state’s adventure tourism strategy. Held over 7 days from 13- 20 May 2019, teams from 54 countries will attempt to ‘Tame the Tully’ river at the 2019 Word Rafting Championships.

Find out the progress of the event as well as what opportunities are available for businesses and community organisations to support the event. View the 2019WRC update here.



Download the application here


Download the application here


Download the application here



Applications are now open for all hotels, motels, resorts, hostels, bed & breakfasts and caravan parks to put forward expressions of interest to offer great accommodation deals and packages to the many international and domestic visitors travelling to the Cassowary Coast for the 2019 World Rafting Championships.

 Accommodation Partners are sought to help deliver high quality and unique experiences to visitors and provide support in the following:

  • An agreed discounted room-night rate to be included in package options with other partners and/or:
  • An agreed packaged accommodation rate to be included in marketing material.
  • Support the marketing campaign for the 2019 WRC event through its industry, marketing and social channels.

Accommodation partners will also receive logo placement opportunities on the CCRC and wrc2019 websites as well as joining champion sponsorship brands in marketing exposure that reaches a global and national audience.

Selection Criteria for 2019 WRC Event:

Accommodation partners will:

  • Demonstrate strong commitment to the community and the positive development of the Cassowary Coast region
  • Have accommodation assets within the Cassowary Coast region
  • Provide value for money.

Can you please submit an expression of interest, a quote and a link to your accommodation website to by 24 October, 2018.

Final confirmation will be sourced once details and terms and conditions are mutually agreed upon.




Looking for more information?

Check Out the World Rafting 2019 Website.