Orpheus is an exclusive private island resort situated on the Great Barrier Reef an hour flight from Cairns, and providing accommodation for just 28 people at a time.
Orpheus is an exclusive private island resort situated on the Great Barrier Reef an hour flight from Cairns, and providing accommodation for just 28 people at a time. Orpheus Island is an all-inclusive experience where guests enjoy gourmet dining with Australian wines, and daily guided activities such as snorkelling trips to beautiful bays by boat, sunset cruises and fishing. There is also the unique opportunity to visit nearby Hinchinbrook Island to hike to breathtaking Zoe Falls on the Thorsborne Trail. This is an island paradise like no other, and the staff here are well known for ensuring all guests have the holiday of a lifetime.
All gourmet meals; selected Australian wines and beers plus complimentary mini bar; Orpheus experience daily – snorkelling, fishing or island cruise; Unlimited use of motorised dinghies, paddle boards, kayaks, catamarans, snorkelling equipment and light fishing gear
Access from Cairns via a scenic helicopter flight
North Beachfront Villa
Best Nearby Park
Great Barrier Reef marine park
Best Place for Relaxation
Open year round; recommended April to October for warm, dry conditions and to avoid stingers
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