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.

1Overview
Overview

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.

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2Inclusions
What's Included

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

3Location & Access
Location & Access

Access from Cairns via a scenic helicopter flight

4Insider Advice
What You Need to Know
Best Room

North Beachfront Villa

Suitable For

Couples; families

Best Nearby Walk

Thorsborne Trail on Hinchinbrook Island, accessible by boat

Best Nearby Park

Great Barrier Reef marine park

Best Food & Wine Experience

Dining with the Tides experience on the jetty

Best Place for Relaxation

The Spa

Season

Open year round; recommended April to October for warm, dry conditions and to avoid stingers

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Frequently asked questions

When is the best time to visit Queensland?

South East Queensland including Brisbane and the Scenic Rim feature similar weather patterns to much of NSW with a sub-tropical climate bringing hot humid days in summer and drier warm or mild days in winter and Spring.