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Why you should visit the Orpheus Island in Australia?

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Catering for the discerning traveller, Orpheus Island Resort offers a relaxing, natural and rejuvernating environment. Located on the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus is an exclusive retreat set amongst 1,300 hectares of pristine national park.

Orpheus is a first class Island Resort which is the absolute perfect escape with total seclusion. There are no day-trippers, telephones, television or nightclubs and there are no children under 15 years.

Guest accommodation is on the beachfront, surrounded by tropical gardens, just a short stroll to an award-winning restaurant. Dining is itself pure indulgence. From breakfasts and al fresco lunches in a courtyard, to the seven-course gourmet dinner. The chef prepares a new menu daily with the emphasis being on seafood and exotic delicacies.

Activities are aplenty for those who want them, but if your here for total relaxation, your going to love a picnic on your own private beach, and then snorkel amongst the wonderful array of tropical fish and coral. Or if you are feeling like a little more adventure, take your own motorised dinghy and discover some of the secluded bays in the region.

Orpheus is a FirstClass Island that truly is for the discerning. The Resort offers the opportunity for game fishing, snorkelling, scuba diving, seaplane flights, outer reef trips, cruising, complimentary canoeing, catamaraning, gourmet picnic hampers, light fishing gear, motorised dinghies and paddle skis and more.

Why you should visit the Orpheus Island in Australia?

Large coral bommies,(Coral heads)excellent for diving, may be found in Little Pioneer Bay, Cattle Bay and around the Yank’s Jetty area.

There is something for everyone at Orpheus. Do it all, or do nothing but laze and unwind. This is paradise plus.

Orpheus Island is located about 100kms north of Townsville. Accommodation is limited to just 42 guests. This is certainly one of the very best of the Great Barrier Reef resorts.

Orpheus is accessible by seaplane from Townsville or launch from Lucinda.