Whether the aim is to catch sight of humpback whales as they migrate along Australia’s east coast, or simply to ensconce yourself in unparalleled laid-back luxury on an immaculate stretch of coastline dotted with secluded bays, Orpheus Island Lodge is sure to delight. Lying on the barrier reef within a pristine National Park and World Heritage-listed Marine Park the lodge comprises rooms and beachfront suites decorated in minimalist island chic style, while North Beachfront Villas offer two-bedroom luxury with ravishing Coral Sea views from a private terrace. All gourmet meals are included in your stay, as well as selected Australian wines, beers and soft drinks, menus featuring acclaimed fusion cuisine. One evening of your stay you can opt to dine privately on the pier at sunset. Make the most of a multitude of recreations spanning spa treatments, swimming in the oceanfront infinity pool or venturing out in a motorised dinghy to explore neighbouring islands and hidden beaches. Diving and snorkeling are particularly spectacular here, the principal dive sites boasting 1,100 of the 1,500 species of fish on the reef.
Prices are per person per night on a full board basis.
Our pricing aims to give an indication of the prices in low and high season where applicable. Low season for Australia is generally between the months of April to September, high season runs from October to March excluding the Northern Territory and tropical North Queensland. Prices are based on 2 sharing (unless otherwise indicated) and include return economy flights from London. Regional departures, child prices and single supplements are available on request. Date restrictions, terms and conditions apply to our special offers, please call for details.
Australia’s seasons in most areas are the opposite to those in the UK and best visited from November to March. However, the best months to visit the Northern Territory, Kimberley and tropical North Queensland are during the dry season from April to November.
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