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RoundAbout Travel - Australia

A Closer Look at Orpheus Island Lodge

Orpheus the all-inclusive private island lodge is situated on the Great Barrier Reef.

Accommodating just 28 guests in 14 rooms, Suites and Villas means that the lodge is the ultimate secluded paradise. Laze in hammocks cocktails in hand, explore pristine coral reefs or dine on chef-hatted meals, the laid-back accommodation within a national park provides the perfect backdrop for making memories.


Surrounded by 11km of immaculate coastline and pristine reef, the island has 1000 hectares of a national park all walking distance from your accommodation. Discover the Great Barrie Reef by day and at night indulge in a 6-course degustation dinner under the stars.


With a commitment to sustainability, each of the rooms on Orpheus Island embraces the natural environment. There are 14 contemporary suites available, all facing the immaculate beachfront.


Orpheus Island Lodge features the main pavilion bar, an alfresco-style dining area, and a restaurant. The experienced culinary team showcases the region with locally-sourced produced on a daily changing menu. The lodge has a strong focus on sustainability, the veggie patch provides a constant supply of fresh produce, chickens lay fresh free-range eggs and local fisherman provide fresh prawns, Coral Trout and rock lobster. Featuring quintessential Australia breakfasts, tapas-style lunches celebrating cuisines from around the world finishing off degustation dinners.


During the evening meal guest have the chance to pair each course with wine for the award-wining cellar, honouring a diverse selection of Australia’s finest wines carefully created to ensure perfect harmony between cuisine, climate and environment.



Breakfast at Orpheus is a quintessential a la carte menu that guests can enjoy at the leisure, filled with fresh seasonal produce from the garden to your plate.



Lunch is a changing tapas menu featuring different regions around the world, including Asian, Italian, Spanish, Mexican and Australian dishes. The menu can be tailored to suit individual food preferences, or you can request a picnic hamper and venture out to one of the beautiful island beaches.



Degustation dinner is served overlooking the Coral Sea, described at refined dining in a relaxed atmosphere and comprises of 4 courses, including dessert.



A selection of quality Australian wines, beers and soft drinks are all included in your stay. Throughout the day enjoy poolside cocktails, before moving onto a sunset pre-dinner drink. The extensive cellar also features beautiful wines from around the world.


Due to its unique location amongst the pristine Great Barrier Reef, there are boundless opportunities to explore the island for once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Guests can go diving, snorkelling as well as the option to take a private charter out onto the reef or a helicopter drop-off to nearby secluded islands with a gourmet picnic hamper. During your stay guests can also enjoy unlimited use of water sports equipment.

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