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Great Barrier Reef and Northern Queensland

Orpheus Island Lodge

A secluded island hideaway

An all-inclusive island resort in the Great Barrier Reef

Welcoming just 28 guests at a time, Orpheus Island is set among the sparkling waters of the Great Barrier Reef and encompasses 11km of pristine coastline and 1,368 hectares of national park. The lodge is nestled within the sheltered Hazard Bay, putting you in the perfect position from which to experience the bounties of this great natural wilderness.

In the rooms, natural colours, blond timber and large windows create bright and laid-back spaces, complemented by the extraordinary setting outside. They are the ideal place to which to retire and gaze upon gorgeous beachfront views after a day spent exploring. For families or groups of friends, the four-bedroom beachfront villa is perfect.

Dine at the lodge’s restaurant, which uses freshly caught and locally grown ingredients to create dishes that reflect the island’s tropical environment. Select from some of Australia’s finest vintages to accompany your food. For something truly unique, the Dining with the Tides experience allows guests to enjoy a private dinner on the pier served under the starry night sky.

The Aboriginal name for Orpheus is Goolboddi and the island’s original inhabitants were the Manbarra people. In consultation with the elders of the region, the lodge’s spa was named Gwandalan which means ‘rest and peace’ in the Aboriginal language. Relax, rejuvenate and forget your troubles, with treatments that use Australian native ingredients and traditional therapies.


Beachfront suites and villas

Direct access to incredible dive sites

All-inclusive activities and gourmet meals daily

Range of signature experiences on the Great Barrier Reef

Ocean-inspired body treatments at the spa

The impact of your stay:

  • The lodge tackles guest transportation emissions by teaming up with ‘WithOneSeed,’ encouraging the offsetting of carbon emissions from helicopter transfers through gold standard verified offsets. This not only lessens environmental impact but also aids community farmers in Timor-Leste, fostering reforestation, soil health, and breaking the cycle of poverty.
  • Orpheus Island Lodge actively supports local communities by contributing to The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC). Through the Townsville Schools Programme, the lodge empowers youth to lead in climate action, showcasing its commitment to sustainability and nurturing the next generation’s awareness and engagement in addressing climate challenges.
  • Your stay supports the Great Barrier Reef through the Reef Keepers Fund by Morris Group. Guests contribute $50 per stay to fund projects addressing climate change, water pollution, and reef threats. The annual disbursement promotes research, awareness, and education, underscoring the crucial importance of preserving the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem.
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Places to combine Orpheus Island Lodge with

Uluru and the Outback

Longitude 131°
The scale and beauty of the Australian outback is truly awe inspiring. Longitude 131° allows you to really experience the magic of the country’s spiritual heart and discover the rich history and indigenous culture. Always in sight, Uluru dominates the sparse landscape of the Red Centre, and guests are rewarded with ever-changing views as the light dances across the rock face. 15 luxury tents are nestled among the rust-red dunes, their canopied roofs dotted across swathes of sand. Each tent is beautifully furnished and features floor-to-ceiling windows that open out onto a private deck with day bed, armchairs and a fireplace. Here you can gaze out across the ochre landscape, and really appreciate the beauty of this vast undisturbed wilderness. Each tent is named after an explorer or pioneer and framed artifacts are displayed on the walls, complimented by colourful works of indigenous art. Longitude 131° showcases the very best of contemporary Australian cuisine, complimented by an excellent selection of fine wines. Choose to dine in the Dune House or under the stars at Table 131, the ultimate dining experience. Sunset drinks are served each evening and after dinner, the resident astronomer will regale guests with tales of the southern constellations. Acquire some respite from the warm weather at Red Ochre Spa, located at the nearby Ayers Rock Resort. Return transfers to the spa are included and guests can relax with treatments inspired by nature. There is so much to explore in this beautiful and spiritual land, and all your tours and excursions are included. Learn about the history of the sacred Uluru, explore gorges and visit the Field of Light solar installation, an international-acclaimed work of art. Blooming and glowing in the deepening darkness of the evening, small stems sway in the breeze to create a remarkable and enchanting scene.
Exterior view, Bamurru Plains Camp, North West Australia

Top End

Bamurru Plains
A luxury bush camp on the vast floodplains of the Northern Territory, Bamurra Plains is a wonderful way to experience this unique and beautiful landscape. Set within 300km2 of private land to the west of Kakudu National Park, guests will enjoy access to miles of undisturbed coastal floodplains, savannah woodland and paperbark swamps. Reconnecting with nature needn’t mean going back to basics, and ten safari-style bungalows ensure a comfortable and relaxing stay. Each bungalow overlooks the floodplains and features mesh walls so you can hear, see and almost touch the wildlife and wilderness that surrounds you. Décor reflects the region’s indigenous, hunting and pastoral history with buffalo horns, explorer maps, Aboriginal art and old photographs adorning the walls. Each bungalow comes with a species list so you can identify the animals that wander past. The largest Kingfisher suite features a generous living space and enough room for extra beds, making it a great option for adventurous families. With no internet access, TV or mobile signal, switching off has never been easier and you’ll soon find yourself tuning in to the sounds of the bush as you drift off to sleep. Dining at Bamurru Plains is a real treat, with locally sourced produce used to create a menu that is authentic yet contemporary. Meals are served in the wildlife observation deck and there is a self-service bar which guests are welcome to use. In this sanctuary of flora and fauna lives a vast, thriving eco system which includes many species of bird hiding in the swamps and savannah woodlands. Enjoy the heights amongst the tree tops when you settle down to an evening in The Hide while those who love to fish are encouraged to embark on a river fishing or airboat fishing excursion.