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ORPHEUS ISLAND LODGE

Accommodating just 28 people, Orpheus is an all-inclusive, private island lodge located in the Great Barrier Reef. With only 14 rooms, suites and villas, Orpheus Island is the ultimate in secluded, unspoilt tropical paradise, stretching across 11km of immaculate turquoise coastline. The island comprising more than 1,000 hectares of national park, is surrounded by pristine fringing reef, accessed simply by stepping out from your accommodation. Private jet charters are an efficient means of transport when time is pressing.

All stays at Orpheus include three gourmet meals daily prepared by our acclaimed kitchen team, unlimited Australian beer, wine, soft drinks, use of water equipment and daily group activities. 

Rooms each with →

2 Guests
Villa 4 Guests

1 Bedroom
Villa 2 Bedrooms

1 Bathroom
Villa 2 Bathrooms

Communal Pool

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From AUD$1600 per night
Minimum stay: 2 nights
(or 3 – 5 nights depending on package)
Extra beds: available on request
Baggage restrictions apply in the helicopter

ACTIVITIES
  • Scuba Diving / Snorkeling
  • Dinghy Adventure
  • Kayaking / Paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Picnic Adventures
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights
  • Cruises
  • Guided Walking Tours
  • Hinchinbrook / Pelorus Island Tours
  • Fishing Charters
  • Research Station Tour
  • Eco Educational Dive
  • DIY Research Volunteering
ACTIVITIES
  • Scuba Diving / Snorkeling
  • Dinghy Adventure
  • Kayaking / Paddleboarding
  • Sailing
  • Picnic Adventures
  • Helicopter Scenic Flights
  • Cruises
  • Guided Walking Tours
  • Hinchinbrook / Pelorus Island Tours
  • Fishing Charters
  • Research Station Tour
  • Eco Educational Dive
  • DIY Research Volunteering
SCUBA DIVING / SNORKELING

Explore the clear azure water surrounding Orpheus, see the many species of reef corals and fish in an incredible array of colours. Enjoy unlimited use of snorkeling equipment during your stay. Venture to the many nearby dive sites including the protected Giant Clam Garden just in the bay. Guided snorkeling tours are run as part of the daily activities on the island. Orpheus local dive sites are home to 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef, 340 of the 359 varieties of hard corals and some of the region’s largest collections of soft corals. The pristine outer reefs are approximately 75 minutes from the lodge by boat and are accessible by private charter. Private local charters and private outer reef charters include skipper, guide, equipment and refreshments.

SCUBA DIVING / SNORKELING

Explore the clear azure water surrounding Orpheus, see the many species of reef corals and fish in an incredible array of colours. Enjoy unlimited use of snorkeling equipment during your stay. Venture to the many nearby dive sites including the protected Giant Clam Garden just in the bay. Guided snorkeling tours are run as part of the daily activities on the island. Orpheus local dive sites are home to 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef, 340 of the 359 varieties of hard corals and some of the region’s largest collections of soft corals. The pristine outer reefs are approximately 75 minutes from the lodge by boat and are accessible by private charter. Private local charters and private outer reef charters include skipper, guide, equipment and refreshments.

DINGHY ADVENTURE

Motorised dinghies are available for guests to explore the many neighbouring beaches, go snorkeling or try your luck at fishing. Take a chef prepared picnic and find the perfect sheltered bay for an intimate private lunch.

KAYAKING / PADDLEBOARDING

Guests can take a kayak and explore the mangroves just off the shore, within the sheltered bay. Try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding and enjoy a bit of light exercise while taking in the scenery. You might even be lucky enough to see a green turtle.

SAILING

Take out one of the island’s catamarans and venture out into the surrounding waters of the sheltered bay of Orpheus Island. The conditions around Orpheus are perfect for sailing.

PICNIC ADVENTURES

A chef prepared picnic can be arranged for any adventure. Guests can take a pick of the many neighbouring island beaches for the most private and secluded beach picnic.

HELICOPTER SCENIC FLIGHTS

Flying with Nautilus Aviation adventure and luxury go hand in hand. Explore the beauty of this vast region from above on a scenic joyride, enjoy a romantic sand cay picnic or embark on a fishing adventure.  We can quickly arrange an Air Charter Service to get you where you need to be.

CRUISES

Learn about the history and diversity of the fringing reef and the array of world-class marine life that call the waters surrounding Orpheus home. Cruises are guided by knowledgeable crew. To add to this experience a pre-dinner sunset cruise is available; serving mouth-watering canapés and Australian wines and beers while the sun sets into a magnificent horizon.

GUIDED WALKING TOURS

Learn all about the local flora and fauna with the Island’s horticulturist, Jen. Jen has been tending to the island’s garden for more than 18 years and has a wealth of knowledge about the area and the Great Barrier Reef.

HINCHINBROOK / PELORUS ISLAND TOURS

Explore the rugged coastline of Australia’s largest national park island by boat charter. Highlights of the Hinchinbrook tour include guided walks along rainforest-clad trails to the famous Zoe Waterfall and saltwater crocodile spotting in the island’s waterways. The perfect day trip for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Located 800 metres north of Orpheus Island – Pelorus Island is surrounded by spectacular fringing reefs that can be accessed by snorkeling right off the beach. Arrive via a short 15 minute boat charter. Book a chef prepared picnic and enjoy complete privacy on this secluded island.

DINGHY ADVENTURE

Motorised dinghies are available for guests to explore the many neighbouring beaches, go snorkeling or try your luck at fishing. Take a chef prepared picnic and find the perfect sheltered bay for an intimate private lunch.

KAYAKING / PADDLEBOARDING

Guests can take a kayak and explore the mangroves just off the shore, within the sheltered bay. Try your hand at stand-up paddleboarding and enjoy a bit of light exercise while taking in the scenery. You might even be lucky enough to see a green turtle.

SAILING

Take out one of the island’s catamarans and venture out into the surrounding waters of the sheltered bay of Orpheus Island. The conditions around Orpheus are perfect for sailing.

PICNIC ADVENTURES

A chef prepared picnic can be arranged for any adventure. Guests can take a pick of the many neighbouring island beaches for the most private and secluded beach picnic.

HELICOPTER SCENIC FLIGHTS

Flying with Nautilus Aviation adventure and luxury go hand in hand. Explore the beauty of this vast region from above on a scenic joyride, enjoy a romantic sand cay picnic or embark on a fishing adventure.

CRUISES

Learn about the history and diversity of the fringing reef and the array of world-class marine life that call the waters surrounding Orpheus home. Cruises are guided by knowledgeable crew. To add to this experience a pre-dinner sunset cruise is available; serving mouth-watering canapés and Australian wines and beers while the sun sets into a magnificent horizon.

GUIDED WALKING TOURS

Learn all about the local flora and fauna with the Island’s horticulturist, Jen. Jen has been tending to the island’s garden for more than 18 years and has a wealth of knowledge about the area and the Great Barrier Reef.

HINCHINBROOK / PELORUS ISLAND TOURS

Explore the rugged coastline of Australia’s largest national park island by boat charter. Highlights of the Hinchinbrook tour include guided walks along rainforest-clad trails to the famous Zoe Waterfall and saltwater crocodile spotting in the island’s waterways. The perfect day trip for nature lovers and adventurers alike. Located 800 metres north of Orpheus Island – Pelorus Island is surrounded by spectacular fringing reefs that can be accessed by snorkeling right off the beach. Arrive via a short 15 minute boat charter. Book a chef prepared picnic and enjoy complete privacy on this secluded island.

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Townsville Airport to Orpheus Island Lodge


Townsville Airport
to Orpheus Island Lodge

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