Orpheus Island  South Room

Welcome to the stunning all-inclusive luxurious Orpheus Island Resort on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. This unspoilt tropical paradise accommodates only 28 people.

Over one thousand hectares of National Park surround Orpheus Island lodge.  Accommodation is limited to fourteen rooms, including suites and villas.

Furthermore, there is a 25-metre infinity pool for guests to enjoy during their stay on the island.

The  Orpheus Island South Room are bungalow-style design. Located very close to the water’s edge, you’ll have complete privacy.  During your stay, explore the lush, tropical gardens.

Daily Experiences

Orpheus Island South Room and Great Barrier Reef activities are complimentary and included in your stay. There are many once-in-a-lifetime experiences to be had.

While you stay try

  • Guided snorkelling tours
  • Take a motorised dinghy and explore one of the many neighbouring beaches.
  • Stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking through the mangroves
  • Go Sailing on one of the islands. catamarans

Next, explore the Forests and woodlands home to many native mammals and bird species. Also, there are many walking trails to explore.

Food and Wine

First, you will meet with the Executive Chef and discuss menus and food choices on arrival.

During a stay on the island, guests are treated to gourmet breakfasts, shared tapas-style lunches and degustation dinners.

The light, contemporary, daily-changing menu flaunts the region’s local produce, a true food lover’s paradise. Orpheus Island was awarded a Chef’s hat in 2019.

The Orpheus wine cellar creates harmony between cuisine, climate and environment.  Guests love the iconic and boutique wines from Australia’s famous wine regions.

Try the signature ‘Dining with the Tides’ experience for something unique. Enjoy an intimate degustation dinner for two under the stars on the island’s jetty.

Great Barrier Reef

Take advantage of the personalised snorkelling tours available daily. Then explore the magic of the Great Barrier Reef.

The Great Barrier Reef is home to a third of the world’s coral species. Additionally, you can find a myriad of marine life.

Next, dive underwater to see thousands of brightly coloured tropical fish and corals.

This region is home to more than 30 species of marine mammals, including the vulnerable dugong and six of the world’s seven threatened marine turtles.   Keep an eye out for Green Sea Turtles while on Orpheus Island.

Gwandalan Day Spa

Gwandalan translates to ‘rest and peace in the native Aboriginal language. Importantly harmony guides all elements of the spa. Above all, each treatment intends to restore balance and wellness.

This spa uses modern and also indigenous herbalism in addition to aromatherapy and touch therapy.

Each ritual is inspired by traditional Aboriginal techniques, reflecting the tranquillity and beauty of the surrounding seas.

Orpheus Island Weather

Orpheus Island enjoys a tropical climate with an average temperature of 27 degrees celsius. From May to October, the island is pleasantly warm with abundant sunshine.

During the wet season, from November to April, there is a chance of an average rain temperature of 29 degrees celsius.

Orpheus Island Amenities

There is a library with a selection of publications handpicked for guests during your stay.

Next, The Pavilion is a social meeting point for guests to enjoy a selection of drinks and cocktails.

While you are on the island, visit the games room for a game of pool and television.

Orpheus Island has free WIFI for all guests in the main pavilions.

Other Accommodation types on Orpheus Island

Next, visit Lizard Island 

Highlights

  • All-inclusive luxury resort.
  • Stunning ocean views.
  • Three gourmet meals daily coupled with quality Australian beer and wine.
  • All-inclusive minibar.
  • Water sports equipment.
  • Daily curated Orpheus experience.


Included

The rates include all gourmet meals and Australian wines and beers. Additionally, an all-inclusive mini-bar and a daily Orpheus Island experience.

Water sports equipment.

These include a motorised dinghy, paddleboards, kayaks, catamaran, light fishing and snorkelling gear.

Complimentary WIFI is in the lodge area only. The reception is open 24 hours a day. Enjoy a full laundry service (no dry cleaning available). Check-in is 2 pm, with a checkout time of 11 am.

SOUTH ROOM INCLUSIONS

  • Bedroom
  • Bathroom
  • Balcony
  • Ocean Views
  • All gourmet meals
  • Complimentary inclusion of selected Australian wine and beers
  • Orpheus experiences daily – snorkelling, fishing or island cruise
  • Unlimited use of motorised dinghies, paddleboards, kayaks, catamarans, snorkelling equipment and light fishing gear
  • King Bed or Twin Beds
  • Patio overlooking the Coral Sea
  • Bose sound system
  • LED TV with free-to-air satellite
  • Minibar stocked with beverages and gourmet snacks
  • Li’tya guest amenities
  • Selection of T2 teas and hot chocolate
  • Nespresso coffee machine
  • Air-conditioning, heating and ceiling fan
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Yoga mats
  • Beach towels and beach bag
  • Complimentary water bottles


Optional Extras

  • Helicopter adventures.
  • Hinchinbrook Island tour.
  • Private gourmet picnic adventure.
  • Scuba diving tours.
  • Fishing Charters.


What to bring

What to pack for your Orpheus Island stay

  • Casual resort wear
  • Swimmers
  • Hat
  • Rash vest
  • Camera
  • During the cooler months, lightweight jacket, sweater and clothing layers.

 


How to get there

Transfers from Townsville, Queensland via a thirty-minute scenic helicopter flight

Transfers from Cairns, Queensland via a 90-minute scenic helicopter flight.


Important Information

The wet season is from November to April. So there is certainly a chance of rain during these times. Therefore, Orpheus Island Great Barrier Reef has a seasonal closure from the 30th January to 28 February 2021 inclusive.


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Check-In: 2:00 pm

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South Room (All Loved Up Package)

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