The much awaited oasis in the sea of Whitsunday party venues

The Palm House is the ultimate Airlie Beach party venue for up to 250 guests banquet and 300 guests cocktail. With a beautiful, tropical setting that so naturally creates a celebratory atmosphere, this purpose built event venue cleverly transforms from large open area to a small, intimate space. Whether you need to organise a birthday party, a Christmas party, or any other kind of party, The Palm House can be tailored to suit your requirements.

The Palm House can also easily change personalities, from buttoned-up and formal fine dining, to bling-laden cocktail party, to let-your-hair down office party to really casual barbecue.

The facilities are first class, including a full bar, full commercial kitchen, AV equipment and the outdoor Palm Pavilion. Our own dedicated Event Co-ordinator’s and great support team will ensure your guests are indulged and attentively served from the moment they arrive. And if you have a special theme in mind, we’ll work with local event specialists to bring your ideas to spectacular life. We’ll even entertain the kids. Which means you get to totally relax and enjoy the occasion too.

Speak with one of our reservations staff to customise a quote for your function

The Palm Pavilion at the Palm House


Located onsite in the gardens of The Palm House at BIG4 Adventure Whitsunday Resort is The Palm Pavilion, an intimate outdoor tropical venue ideal for group or social functions this Christmas. This oasis is the perfect combination of outdoor/indoor sanctuary for casual BBQs or cocktail functions. Larger groups may also choose to book The Palm House, a multi-purpose indoor venue with can be broken into three smaller, more intimate rooms. Our facilities lend themselves to socialising and having fun, and after all, that’s what any important Christmas party is all about! From $40pp…



Michelle and Guy love a celebration and they know what it takes to ensure that every one of your guests is indulged and attentively served from the moment they arrive. Michelle and Guy can also add another dimension to your occasion with their creative ideas and inspiring input. Which leaves you with the most important job – to totally relax and enjoy yourself as well.

Masquerade Party dancefloor people


The Palm House is the ultimate party venue. Flexible like a palm tree, the space can be configured in so many ways to suit a variety of different group sizes and event layouts. From individual rooms that can cater to up to 100 guests cocktail-style, to the full shebang and a party for 250 with dancefloor, drinks and full catering. Let us show you how we can tailor The Palm House to suit your party or event.


Palm House buffet salads


Our team of local food specialists will provide you with great value meal packages to suit all tastes and budgets. Whether it’s a birthday party, a Christmas party, or any other kind of party, the Palm House can cater for you. We’ve got all bases covered from elegant finger food and cocktails, formal sit down dinners, casual buffets, relaxed poolside barbecues and more. The Palm House also offers drinks packages, to suit all occasions and budgets.


"Very helpful staff, Jodie the group bookings lady was able to book all our activities at a great price without the need for us to arrange anything. Thank you."

− Mrs Stratford - Gargett State School

"I have arrived home after the Unschooling Retreat and really want to say a big thank you to you All for your kid friendly hosting of all the kids that were there. "

− Mr Mitchell - Unschooling Retreat 2011

"Jodie bent over backwards to accommodate our needs and was always there to help in the weeks leading up to the wedding. Thankyou Thankyou Thankyou to everyone."

− Tanya and Joe - Bride and Groom

Disco glam for the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2015

Hosting the Whitsunday Tourism Awards 2015

Drinks service in the Palm House gardens

Drinks in the Palm House gardens

The Palm House for meetings and conferences in the Whitsundays

Lush lawns surround The Palm House

The Palm Pavilion at the Palm House

The Palm Pavilion

The Palm Pavilion at The Palm House

The Palm Pavilion

Palm House party DJ set up

Dancefloor and mobile bar

Palm House bar flare

Add some flare to your party

Masquerade Party dancefloor people

Perfect for parties

Masquerade mask display decor

A new party venue

Palm House table decor close up

Magical garden themed gala dinner

Enjoy a tropical garden party