Orpheus Island Resort, Orpheus Island
To find yourself, you must first of all lose yourself. And if you must lose yourself, what better place than amidst the world's greatest natural wonder - the Great Barrier Reef. This is Orpheus Island. Escape the pressures of the modern day with a luxury island holiday at Orpheus Island Resort. Be pampered with the very best in cuisine and hospitality and stay in tropical vacation comfort in your own private luxury holiday accommodation.
You will begin to feel the burdens of modern life slip away from the moment you board the scenic flight transfer to watch the passing of emerald islands studding the Coral Sea below. Once you set foot on the jewel of this priceless collection your former existence will give way to tranquility and un-spoilt natural beauty. Suddenly your life will begin to slide by in a succession of relaxed, crystal-clear days.
Accommodation on Orpheus Island
|Island resort accommodation like no other ... a combination of luxury facilities, unrivalled cuisine, expert attention and natural wonders set Orpheus Island apart from the crowd. Orpheus Island offers total privacy and a premium level of discrete and unaffected service. With 17 guest rooms, a limit of 34 guests you will have the space you need to truly find yourself.
The accommodation at Orpheus is sophisticated and inviting - all just a stone's throw from the water's edge. You will be unobtrusively looked after in unpretentious comfort - with minimal fuss and maximum care. All Orpheus accommodation types are designed to embody a contemporary minimalist island aesthetic whilst remaining true to the traditional character and architecture of the island.
Orpheus Island - Rate Inclusions:
Orpheus Island Beachfront Rooms - With a unique ambiance, and a beautiful balance between luxury, sanctuary and modernity, all beachfront rooms are designed for 2 guests ensuring utter comfort in a relaxed and chic setting.
Orpheus Island Beachfront Suites - All Suite features are similar to the Beachfront Rooms, however a little more spacious in size with a separate lounge and bedroom. Natural colour schemes, blonde timbers and crisp white linen provide a calm and cool space to unwind in, whilst private terraces boast panoramic Coral Sea views and languid sea breezes.
Orpheus Island Beachfront Villa - Equally luxurious, the Beachfront Villa is designed as a quad share villa, with a lounge room and two separate bedrooms each with their own ensuite bathroom. This allows a family or two couples travelling together to share lounge/living areas but retain the privacy of the bedrooms.
Beachfront Accommodation Amenities
Orpheus Island Eco Tents - 'Touching lightly on the Earth,' these Eco Tents were designed and built in Tasmania and erected to leave a minimal footprint on nature. Designed not to cocoon away from the environment but rather interact with it, the Eco Tents provide guests with an enhanced twin share wilderness experience. Situated in a remote location on the island, guests will feel as if they are camping without forgoing all the luxuries and conveniences.
Eco Tent Amenities
Orpheus Island Resort Information
• Reception is open from 9:00am to 5:00pm
Orpheus Island Resort Dining
Picnic Hamper - Imagine a lazy day in paradise on your own private beach with a picnic hamper with time to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef. It's all yours at Orpheus Island Resort.
Weddings at Orpheus Island
Exclusively Yours - Orpheus accommodates a maximum of 34 pampered guests (17 guest rooms) at any one time ensuring serenity and seclusion reigns. For a lavish experience, Orpheus can be booked out in its entirety as an exclusive accommodation option. Enjoy your special day with only your closest family and friends in the luxury and comfort of your very own private island.
Activities at Orpheus Island
NOTE: To avoid any disappointment, we ask that you advise us at the time of booking if you would like to dive whilst staying at Orpheus Island Resort. Failure to do so may result in the inability to dive due to no availability. Pre-booking essential and subject to weather conditions. Prerequisite: Medical Requirements.
Orpheus Island Snorkelling - In the tropical and translucent waters of the Great Barrier Reef, the world's largest and most spectacular reef system, take the plunge and snorkel amongst an unimaginable mecca of world-class marine life that call the waters surrounding Orpheus home. On a guided barrier reef snorkelling tour, our Marine Naturalist will charter you to either the local fringing reefs or the adjacent midshelf and outer reefs. Spend hours snorkelling through the diverse and productive waters of this natural aquarium and explore the remote sandy cays of the region.
Orpheus Island Fishing - The waters surrounding Orpheus provide some of the most sought after reef and game fishing species in the world. An excellent array of table fish including Coral Trout, Sweetlip, Spanish Mackerel, Red Emperor and Giant Trevally can be caught in the local waters. For the avid anglers, a trip to the outer reef is where the famous pelagic species breed such as the Black Marlin, Dog Tooth Tuna, Spanish Mackerel and Wahoo. Have your daily catch prepared by our Executive Chef and served for dinner in the restaurant; or grilled on an open fire of a secluded cove whilst you explore your untouched surrounds.
Location and Transfers
Nautilus Aviation operates one scheduled daily flights between Townsville Airport and Orpheus. From Townsville Airport, enjoy a 30 minute scenic flight over the spectacular Great Barrier Reef to Orpheus. Passengers are restricted to one suitcase and one small carry-on item, to a maximum of 15kg in total. Should you have excess luggage, secure luggage storage facilities are provided at the Townsville Airport free of charge.
Townsville to Orpheus Island - departs at 2.00pm; arrives at 2.30pm