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Orpheus Island Lodge

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Sun deck
Private beach, beach towels, beach massages, scuba diving
Private beach, beach towels, beach massages, scuba diving
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers

Overview of Orpheus Island Lodge

Orpheus Island Lodge

5.0 star property
Palm Island beachfront resort with spa, outdoor pool

10.0/10 Exceptional

2 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Orpheus Island National Park, Palm Island, QLD, 4850
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • Marina
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Beach towels
  • Pool bar
  • Coffee shop/cafe
  • Babysitting
  • Airport shuttle
  • Terrace
Feel at home
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Fridge
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Private bathroom
  • Television

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • In a national park
  • Great Barrier Reef - 1 min drive

Getting around

  • Palm Island, QLD (PMK) - 9 min drive
  • Townsville, QLD (TSV) - 46.5 miles/74.8 km
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)

About this property

Orpheus Island Lodge

Orpheus Island Lodge offers a private beach where you can get a beach massage, plus you'll have access to on-site scuba-diving, snorkelling and sailing. The outdoor pool provides a splash of fun, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in massages, body wraps and facials. The coffee shop/cafe is a great spot for a bite to eat, and cold drinks are served at the bar/lounge. A marina, a poolside bar and a snack bar/deli are other highlights at this luxurious resort.

Languages

English, French

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
The property is disinfected using an electrostatic spray
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available.

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 14 units
  • Arranged over 1 level

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 2 PM until 5:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Guests must transfer via Helicopter to the property; guests must contact the property at least 72 hours before travel, using the contact information on the confirmation received after booking
  • This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • The front desk is open daily from 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Orpheus Island Lodge is accessible only via helicopter. Guests must arrange transfers (surcharge) from Townsville Airport to the property, which is 30 minutes away via helicopter. To guarantee transfers, guests must contact Northern Escape Collection Reservations in advance using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking. Daily scheduled helicopters transfers operated by Nautilus Aviation are subject to availability and payload restrictions. Luggage in excess of 15 kg/person (one small bag) may incur a fee and a private helicopter charter may be required. All helicopter transfer payments are made through Orpheus, on behalf of Nautilus Aviation.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

Children

  • Babysitting*
  • Supervised childcare*

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free cooked-to-order breakfast each morning 8:00 AM–10:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Ecotours
  • Helicopter/aeroplane tours
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Pool table
  • Fishing

Services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • 10 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2011
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • Library
  • Porch
  • Piano
  • An outdoor pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Marina

Accessibility

  • No lift (single-level property)
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • English
  • French

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • IPod docking station
  • 32-inch plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Rollaway/extra bed (surcharge)
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • Patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Shower only
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the resort's full-service spa, Gwandalan Day Spa. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include facials, body wraps and body scrubs. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is open daily.

Dining

On-site venue – This beachfront restaurant specialises in fusion cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy al fresco dining (weather permitting).

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Helicopter transfer per adult: AUD 400 (one-way)
  • Helicopter transfer per child: AUD 400 (one-way), from 2 to 17 years old

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of AUD 800 per person (roundtrip)
  • Credit card charges are subject to an extra charge of 1.59 per cent

Renovations and closures

The property is closed between 28 January and 28 February.

Children & extra beds

  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge
  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional charge
  • Airport shuttle for children between the ages of 2 and 17 costs AUD 800 (roundtrip)

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

The property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray; disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; guests are provided with hand sanitiser; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Orpheus Island Resort
Orpheus Hotel Orpheus Island
Orpheus Hotel
Orpheus Orpheus Island
Orpheus Island Hotel Orpheus Island
Orpheus Island Resort All Inclusive
Hotel Orpheus Island
Orpheus Island Hotel
Orpheus Island Resort All Inclusive
Orpheus Island
Orpheus Island Lodge Resort
Orpheus Island Lodge Palm Island
Orpheus Island Lodge Resort Palm Island

Frequently asked questions

Is Orpheus Island Lodge currently open?
The property is closed between 28 January and 28 February.
Does Orpheus Island Lodge offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, Orpheus Island Lodge does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Orpheus Island Lodge?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at Orpheus Island Lodge?
Yes, there's an outdoor pool.
Are pets allowed at Orpheus Island Lodge?
Sorry, neither pets nor service animals are allowed.
Is an airport shuttle service offered by Orpheus Island Lodge?
Yes, an airport shuttle is available from 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM on request. The charge is AUD 800 per person roundtrip.
What are the check-in and check-out times at Orpheus Island Lodge?
You can check in from 2 PM - 5:00 PM. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. Contactless social distancing and check-out are available.
What is there to do at Orpheus Island Lodge and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, sailing and fishing. Additional recreation on-site includes ecotours and helicopter/aeroplane tours. Indulge in a treatment at the spa and enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool. Orpheus Island Lodge also has a private beach and spa services, as well as a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near Orpheus Island Lodge?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant that offers al fresco dining and fusion cuisine.
Does Orpheus Island Lodge have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a patio.
What's the area around Orpheus Island Lodge like?
Orpheus Island Lodge is a short 1-minute walk from Great Barrier Reef and 9 minutes' walk from Little Pioneer Bay Beach.

Overall score and ratings

10.0

Exceptional

10.0/10

Cleanliness

10.0/10

Staff & service

10.0/10

Amenities

10.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

10.0/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Amazing will go back
Kiron, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

The food was amazing; the staff were amazing; and the chopper ride was amazing. A great place to get away and relax (and feel spoilt).
PeteSheff, 2-night romance trip
Verified Wotif guest review