Program

The conference committee is committed to developing a comprehensive program. Program as at 31st May 2017, subject to change. 

Attention United States of America Certified Nurses

The American Board of Perianesthesia Nursing Certification, Inc. will honour recertification credit in the respective direct or indirect category for all ICPAN 2017 sessions attended. This information will appear on the delegate attendance certificate issued to you upon submission of a conference evaluation form. 

Companion Tours

Blue Mountains

Blue Mountains

Date: Thursday 2nd November
Time: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: $164 per person (minimum numbers must be met for the tour to operate)

Includes:  

  • Private transport and driver/guide (pick-up and drop off at Luna Park)
  • Unlimited Discovery Pass at Scenic World (includes Railway, Skyway, Cableway, Walkways)
  • Lunch (Café in Leura)

Your informative and knowledgeable guide will pick you up and head straight for the World Heritage-listed Blue Mountains to explore the amazing scenery away from the crowds.

Once you arrive into the heart of the Blue Mountains, you will enjoy spectacular views over the Megalong Valley from Echo Point and see the Three Sisters rock formations at Katoomba. Next stop will be Scenic World, for a chance to ride the Skyrail and explore the Blue Mountains from below!

After Scenic World, you will head into the small tour of Leura, where you will visit a great café for an included lunch. You will also have time after lunch to explore the town and its fantastic shops.

In the afternoon, you will be taken on a guided walk to check out some of the amazing waterfalls of the Blue Mountains, before heading back to Sydney.

Sydney Opera House

Sydney Highlights

Date: Friday 3rd November
Time: 8.00am – 4.00pm
Cost: $152 per person (minimum numbers must be met for the tour to operate)

Includes:  

  • Private transport and driver/guide (pick-up and drop off at Luna Park)
  • Sydney Opera House Tour
  • Lunch (Fish & Chips on the beach, weather permitting)

Explore Sydney through the eyes of a local – your guide will show you all the must-sees but also work hard to get you off the beaten track to explore the hidden gems that the big bus tours can not reach. Start the day off with a short & rewarding guided walking tour. You will explore the first settlement in Sydney – The Rocks and Sydney Harbour to learn about Sydney’s history and modern culture. See how the sun glints on the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as you are taken off the beaten track past exclusive Sydney homes, secret bays & beaches. While at the Opera House, we will take you inside for an hour long tour, to learn about all the ins and outs of the Opera House and its construction.

Start the day off with a short & rewarding guided walking tour. You will explore the first settlement in Sydney – The Rocks and Sydney Harbour to learn about Sydney’s history and modern culture. See how the sun glints on the Harbour Bridge and the Opera House as you are taken off the beaten track past exclusive Sydney homes, secret bays & beaches. While at the Opera House, we will take you inside for an hour long tour, to learn about all the ins and outs of the Opera House and its construction.Over an iconic Australian fish

Over an iconic Australian fish’n chips lunch, we’ll plot our next course: a relaxing walk along the east coast’s towering sandstone cliffs. Next stop is Sydney’s iconic  Bondi Beach – where you will visit a secret spot with Aboriginal rock carvings (many locals don’t even know where they are), enjoy the refreshing ocean spray and stunning views. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, surfers and even the occasional whale. Enjoy a

Enjoy a well deserved gelato ice cream in one of Sydney’s favourite haunts before returning to your starting point via one of the most stunning harbour look outs, Mrs Macquarie’s Chair and the Royal Botanical Gardens

Koala

Taronga Zoo

Date: Saturday 4th November
Time: 12.30pm – 5.00pm
Cost: $75 per person (minimum numbers must be met for the tour to operate)

Includes:  

  • Private transport and driver/guide (pick-up and drop off at Luna Park)
  • Entry to Taronga Zoo

You will be picked up from Luna Park and taken to Taronga Zoo, with entry included and approximately 3-4 hours to explore one of the world’s best zoos. You will not only be able to check out the incredible wildlife, but also the fantastic view of the Sydney City that Taronga Zoo offers.