Orpheus Island

Townsville, Townsville Area

Indicative Rate * AU$1400 to AU$2900

Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is a secluded island hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests. Access is either via a 30 minute helicopter journey from Townsville, or a 1.5 hour journey from Cairns.

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 intimate dinner for two under a starlit canopy on the island's jetty.

Internet Access

  • Free Wifi

Facilities

  • Bar
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Conference/Convention Facilities
  • Day Spa
  • Games/Recreation Room
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Trekking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
Orpheus Island
Great Barrier Reef Via
Townsville, Townsville Area
Queensland
Australia

Our Rooms

North Beachfront Room

With a unique ambience and a beautiful balance between contemporary and minimalist island aesthetic, the North Wing accommodation ensures utter comfort in a laid-back luxe setting.

The accommodation offers natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32 inch LED television, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li'tya guest amenities to ensure a tranquil sanctuary for you to unwind in, whilst private terraces boast Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets.

North Beachfront Suite

With a unique ambience and a beautiful balance between contemporary and minimalist island aesthetic, the North Wing accommodation ensures utter comfort in a laid-back luxe setting.

The accommodation offers natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32 inch LED television, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li'tya guest amenities to ensure a tranquil sanctuary for you to unwind in, whilst private terraces boast Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets.

North Beachfront Villa - 2 Bedroom

With a unique ambience and a beautiful balance between contemporary and minimalist island aesthetic, the North Wing accommodation ensures utter comfort in a laid-back luxe setting.

The accommodation offers natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32 inch LED television, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li'tya guest amenities to ensure a tranquil sanctuary for you to unwind in, whilst private terraces boast Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets.

South Suite

Just a stone's throw from the water's edge, the South Suites ensure utter privacy in a laid-back luxe setting. Described as unobtrusive, romantic and contemporary, the stylish suites accommodate two guests and offer a secluded escape, set amongst rich tropical gardens. The interiors are beachcomber chic and showcase soft natural surfaces and exquisite details that sit in harmony with the beaches and coral cays. The furniture is relaxed and imbued with a sense of style and includes furniture from renowned Australian company Jardan and French linens from Bedouin Societe. The suites are complemented by private cobblestone courtyards at the rear with an outdoor stone bath big enough for two. A tranquil setting for you to unwind in!

South Room

Just a stone's throw from the water's edge, the South Rooms ensure privacy in a laid-back luxe setting. The accommodation offers natural colour schemes, blonde timbers, crisp white linen, 32 inch LED television, iPod docking station, Bella coffee machine and Li'tya guest amenities to ensure a tranquil sanctuary for you to unwind in, with Coral Sea views, languid sea breezes and serene Orpheus sunsets. The rooms are complemented with an outdoor shower. A tranquil setting for you to unwind in!

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Clump Mountain National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park, on the scenic coast just north of Mission Beach, contains some of the few remaining patches of undisturbed tropical lowland rainforest in North Queensland. These rainforest remnants are important habitat for the endangered southern cassowary.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mamu Tropical Skywalk

Innisfail, Cassowary Coast Area
From AU$19 - 23
The Mamu Rainforest Canopy Walkway is a spectacular walk through the canopy of World Heritage rainforest. It is an iconic tourist attraction in the heart of the Wet Tropics. With a 350 metre long elevated walkway through the canopy, a cantilever, a 37 metre observation tower and more than 1200 metres of walking tracks, this attraction is a must do for anyone visiting the region.

Djiru National Park

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
This park protects some of the last remaining lowland rainforest in the wet tropics, including a rare patch of licuala fan palm forest and is one of the few places you're likely to see an unusual and endangered bird, the southern cassowary.

Tully Gorge National Park

Tully, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
In this park, the Tully River plunges down the Cardwell Range, through the densely forested Tully Gorge, in Australia's wettest area, part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. Heavy rainfall encourages lush tropical vegetation and ensures plenty of white-water on the Tully River.

Licuala State Forest

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Licuala State Forest boasts several enjoyable walking tracks. Enjoy the native wildlife of the area as you walk around the forest…the Ulysses butterfly, cassowaries and green tree frogs. Be sure to look upwards to enjoy the sunlight shining through the beautiful palm leaves…it's truly remarkable!

Little Millstream Falls

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. A walking track leads to a viewing area over the falls. Here, in the rainshadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry, open woodland vegetation is dominated by eucalypts.

Tully Falls and Tully Gorge

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Follow the scenic Tully Falls Road to the spectacular Tully Gorge Lookout. The falls only run in a big wet season, but the walls of raw rock and rainforest which plunge 300 metres (984 feet) down to the Tully River are still an awe-inspiring sight.

Great Barrier Reef Islands

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Free Entry
Stretching more than 2,000 kilometres along the Queensland coastline and covering 35 million hectares, the Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest coral reef. It is home to an abundance of marine wildlife - including more than 1,500 brilliantly coloured species of tropical fish, 4000 species of molluscs, 400 species of sponge and 300 species of hard corals.

Mission Beach

Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Area
Nature takes centre stage at Mission Beach with its long unspoilt beaches, deserted islands and white-water rivers fringed by rainforest. There are no crowds at this seductive and easy going destination which is perfect for relaxation or discovering adrenalin pumping outdoor activities.
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