Orpheus Island

Orpheus Island is located just 80km north of Townsville and 190km south of Cairns. Surrounded by the stunning Great Barrier Reef and featuring 11km of beautiful coastline, 1368 hectares of National Park and a World Heritage listed Marine Park, Orpheus Island is ideal for couples, honeymooners, families and nature lovers.

Orpheus Island Lodge is a luxurious Queensland island resort. The island accommodates up to 28 guests at any one time, ensuring your time on Orpheus Island is both relaxing and private. Your stay on the island includes all gourmet meals as well as a selection of regional fine wines and beers. Children are also welcome to Orpheus Island Lodge and special child meals can be arranged. The island's restaurant offers a contemporary menu which is changed daily and guests with special dietary requirements are also catered for.

With its beautiful location, stunning sunsets and many amazing island activities on offer, Orpheus Island is the perfect choice for a luxury Queensland Island holiday.


This luxury island accommodation offers a variety of rooms, villas and suites including South Rooms, South Suites, North Beachfront Rooms, North Beachfront Suites and North Beachfront Villas. Rooms are contemporary in design, creating a laid back, relaxed island feel. South Suites feature a private courtyard with hanging day bed while the North Beachfront Suites and North Beachfront Villas feature a private terrace with stunning Coral Sea views. Complimentary WiFi internet is also available on the island.

About Orpheus Island

Easily accessible from either Townsville or Cairns, helicopter transfers will provide a scenic 30 minute (Townsville) or 90 minute (Cairns) flight over the Coral Sea towards Orpheus Island. Once on the island, a variety of 'experiences' await including fishing, dinghy adventures, diving, snorkelling, boat cruises as well as visits to the Orpheus Island Research Station.

Orpheus Island is well known in the region for its reef, game fishing, dive and snorkelling sights. The island's dive sights are home to some 1100 species of fish and 340 varieties of hard corals. It also homes one of the region's largest collection of soft coral.