Pinnacle 2014

Getting there

Flights and return NSW airport transfers for interstate and international participants will be provided when travelling on the flights offered below. Flights are non-refundable and pre-selected to ensure that all guests meet the appropriate transfer time.

Requests to travel on flights alternative to those listed below will be dealt with on a case-by-case scenario. Please note that fare differences and flight change fees may be required to be covered by either the participant or the participant's cost centre (upon agreement from your managers). The option to request an alternative flight or to fly from an alternative port, will be available on the registration page. 

All guests will be required to fly into Sydney the night before (Wednesday, 26 March 2014) the conference in order to meet the 9:00am coach transfer time to Château Élan on Thursday, 27 March 2014. Additionally, New Zealand and Perth guests will be required to fly home on Saturday, 29 March 2014 due to late arrival back in Sydney on Friday, 28 March 2014. Accommodation will be booked for you in Sydney once you choose from the flight options during registration and details will be provided on your travel itinerary supplied no later than a week before the conference.

Flight times below may be subject to change based on seat availability at the time of booking. Once you have registered and selected your city a representative will contact you to confirm your travel details. 

Travelling from


Flight number


Departure time


Return date

Flight number 

Depart from

Departure time 

Arrival time

Adelaide 26-Mar-14 QF766 Sydney 5:15pm 7:40am 28-Mar-14 QF785 Sydney 8:10pm 9:45pm
Auckland 26-Mar-14 QF148 Sydney 5:45pm 7:20pm 29-Mar-14 QF8764 Sydney 8:45am 2:00pm
Brisbane 26-Mar-14 QF547 Sydney 4:55pm 7:30pm 28-Mar-14 JQ486 Newcastle 5:35pm 5:45pm
Cairns 26-Mar-14 QF927 Sydney 4:15pm 8:15pm 28-Mar-14 QF2426
Melbourne 26-Mar-14 QF458 Sydney 6:00pm 7:25pm 28-Mar-14 JQ479 Newcastle 5:00pm 6:35pm
Perth 26-Mar-14 QF580 Sydney 11:10am 6:25pm 29-Mar-14 QF575 Sydney 8:10am 10:10am
Wellington 26-Mar-14 QF164 Sydney 4:20pm 6:00pm 29-Mar-14 QF161 Sydney 9:35am 2:50pm

Participants should expect a 3 hour drive from the airport to Château Élan which includes a 15 minute rest stop along the way. As the drive is occurring over the morning tea break, you will be provided with a snack box so please make sure you indicate any dietary requirements that you may have, during registration.

Getting home 

Interstate and international participants will depart Château Élan at 3pm on Friday, 28 March, 2014 to return to their appropriate airport.

Participants returning to their destination from Newcastle airport should expect a 1 hour coach transfer from Château Élan.

Participants who would like to extend their stay may indicate this during registration, however please note that this is at the personal expense of guests.