Located just 80km north of Townsville, amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the island stretches across 11km of immaculate turquoise coastline, and comprises of a pristine National Park and surrounding World Heritage-listed Marine Park. Access is either via a 30 minute helicopter journey from Townsville, or a 1.5hr journey from Cairns. The newly renovated lodge accommodates just 28 indulged guests at any one time, ensuring absolute seclusion and serenity!
Orpheus showcases a plethora of once in a lifetime experiences! Its principal dive sites boast 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef; the local waters are a fisherman's playground and home to the most sought after reef fish species in the world; and guests can take the helm of a motorised dingy complete with gourmet picnic hamper and discover the many pristine coves and reefs that fringe Orpheus. Alternatively, Orpheus provides the perfect backdrop for a more private interlude if guests wish to simply relax and succumb to a unique indigenous-inspired treatment at the Gwandalan Day Spa.
Accommodation rates include all gourmet meals, celebrating a bounty of locally-sourced and freshly grown and caught seasonal delights, a selection of Australian wines and beers, and a daily Orpheus experience (snorkelling, fishing, island cruises). Not to be missed is the signature Dining with the Tides experience, an degustation intimate dinner for two under a starlit canopy on the island’s jetty.
Bed Types are requests only and may not be honoured at the hotel if availability does not permit.
Transfers to Orpheus Island are NOT included in this booking/rate.
Access to Orpheus Island is via helicopter transfer from Townsville. There is one scheduled flight per day and private charters can also be arranged.
Please find below the daily scheduled flight times and pricing:
ONE DAILY SCHEDULED CHARTER EX TOWNSVILLE
Townsville to Orpheus - departing 2pm, arriving 2.30pm
Orpheus to Townsville - departing 2.30pm, arriving 3pm
From $295 one way, per person
Scheduled flights are subject to availability and payload restrictions. Please do not book any domestic flights until your island transfers are confirmed. Please call +61 7 4777 7377 to schedule.
- -Bar / Lounge
- -Breakfast service
- -Safe deposit box
- -Interconnecting rooms
- -DVD library
- -Private beach
- -WiFi (free)
- -Outdoor pool (unheated)
- -Day spa
- -Sun loungers
- -Beach towels
- -Picnic area
- -Family friendly
- -Childcare services
- -Games room
- -Dry cleaning / Laundry service
- -Billiards / Pool table
- -Event services
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