Shane O’Reilly

O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat

Shane is the Managing Director of the O’Reilly’s Group of companies which includes O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat, Mt Villas and Lost World Spa, and Canungra Valley Vineyards. The business employs over 120 staff and turns over in excess of $11M in gross revenues.  

Shane’s formal qualifications include a Business Degree in Human Resource Management and a Diploma of Company Directorship and a Diploma in Directorship of not-for profit and Government owned corporations.


Shane has and is currently involved with numerous community and industry associations including the following:

  • Director Gold Coast Tourism 2002 to 2006 

  • Director of the Queensland Wine Industry Association 2004 to 2008

  • Director of Gondwana World Heritage Rainforests Reserves Australia 2005 to 2011.  

  • Chairman Australia’s Green Cauldron 2008 to 2010

  • Director Tourism Queensland 2006 to 2011

  • Chairman Queensland Tourism Industry Council elected July 2012 – still current. Through this position Shane serves on a number of business advisory boards to the Queensland Government.