Nestled along a stretch of golden beach scenery, Orpheus Island ensures a secluded location for couples seeking a relaxing and rejuvenating environment. Accommodation at the resort is effortlessly luxurious – with rich, soothing tones and a range of amenities that make your holiday a dream including WiFi access and contemporary bathrooms. Venture out on an exploration of the local reefs with a chef-prepared picnic hamper or relax in the Gwandalan Day Spa. Orpheus Island takes up such an advantageous position on the Great Barrier Reef that is should be a crime not to take the opportunity to dive in its beautiful waters. The marine life and coral reefs are simply stunning and there is an estimated 1,100 species of fish around the area.
In Our Opinion
‘Orpheus Island is elegant, sleek and is brimming with a calm personality. Everywhere you look there are beautiful views and you simply must try diving, or snorkelling to take full advantage of this resort.’
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The newly refurbished North Beachfront Rooms are a mixture of contemporary and minimalist island living. The abode has natural colours which create a pastoral aura and rich timber can be found from the bedroom, to the furnished terrace outside. From here guests can indulge in romantic views across the Coral Sea, or enjoy private dinners under the stars.
The North Beachfront Suite strikes a beautiful balance between luxury and simplicity. The suites have been recently renovated and they now ooze style with warming-crisp tones and rich timber features. Each accommodation has its own lounge with a sofa, chairs and a dining table – as well as the bedroom with a plush king size bed.
Total of one bedroom with one king size bed, or two single beds
Orpheus Island makes an ideal choice for a romantic occasion; the resort offers the following to help you celebrate:
Honeymoon Policy: • Selected Australian wines and beers • All gourmet meals • Signature dining with Tides one evening • Two one hour spa treatments • Champagne and chocolate dipped strawberries on arrival • One nature-based experience daily (snorkelling/fishing/island cruises) • Unlimited use of motorised water vehicles, paddle boards, kayaks and snorkelling equipment
Minimum stay 4 nights.
With the Great Barrier Reef as a backdrop, Orpheus Island makes an ideal choice for your special occasion, and the resort offers this exclusive wedding package to help you plan and celebrate.
Package inclusions: • 4 nights’ accommodation • All gourmet meals • Selected Australian wines and beers • Signature dining with the tides experience • Orpheus experience daily including fishing, island cruise, snorkelling • Unlimited use of motorised dinghies, paddle boats, kayaks, catamarans, snorkelling equipment, light fishing gear • Afternoon ceremony • Celebrant fees, marriage license and certificate • Wedding photography (2 hours) with prints on DVD • Witness, if required • Bridal bouquet • Groom’s boutonniere • Single tier wedding cake • Return helicopter transfers between Townsville and Orpheus for couple • Return helicopter transfers between Townsville and Orpheus for photographer and celebrant
Cost: From $11,750, for 4 nights in North Beachfront Room.
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• Gwandalan Day Spa • Games room • Swimming pool • Walking trails • Trips to Hinchinbrook Island*
• Boutique • Early arrivals lounge • Laundry service • Porter service • Reception safe
The reef that surrounds Orpheus and the neighbouring islands offer some of the most diverse marine experiences. The local dive sites are home to roughly 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef.
There are different seasons to bear in mind: • Manta Ray Season – July to early November • Humpback Whale Migration – Late June to mid-late September • Annual coral spawning – Mid-late October to late November
Guests can take part in a complimentary pool ‘try dive’ whilst at Orpheus. There are also other courses available such as: • Discover scuba dives • PADI certified dives
For guidance only - subject to change
Opus Restaurant serves a complexion of light, contemporary dishes with a daily-changing menu that showcases the regions excellent fusion cuisine. Continental and á la carte breakfast served 08:00 – 10:00. Tapas style lunch handpicked by the head chef 13:00. Dinner served 19:00.
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