- Scuba Diving
- Dinghy adventure with gourmet picnic hamper
- Gwandalan Day Spa treatment
- Dining with the Tides signature dinner
- Museum of Underwater Art
- Scenic helicopter flight
- Island Cruise
- Eco Tour
- Paddle boarding
Best suited to the island’s tropical environment, the culinary team delivers an innovative daily-changing menu that showcases the riches of the region. Awarded a Chef’s Hat in the 2019 by the Australian Good Food Guide, Orpheus is a food lover’s destination where guests can enjoy ‘chef hatted’ restaurant meals at every course. Celebrating a bounty of locally-sourced, wholesome and freshly grown and caught seasonal delights, you are guaranteed a bespoke epicurean adventure. Each meal is an event within itself featuring quintessential Australian breakfast classics, shared tapas-style lunches celebrating different cuisines from around the globe, and memorable degustation dinners. With a strong focus on sustainability, the island’s veggie patch provides the chefs with a constant supply of fresh produce and resident chickens lay fresh free-range eggs for guest meals. Fresh prawns, Coral Trout and painted rock lobster are just some of local delicacies sourced from local fisherman and suppliers. Each evening, guests are offered the chance to pair each course with a wine from the award-winning cellar list. Honoring a diverse selection of Australia’s finest drops, the list has been carefully crafted to ensure perfect harmony between cuisine, climate and environment.
Signature Dining Experience
The island’s signature experience Dining with the Tides is a must-do for any guest to the island. An intimate six course degustation dinner for two is served on the island’s starlit pier, looking out over the magnificent Coral Sea while Barramundi, Eagle Rays, Reef Sharks and Spangled Emperor swim below. Guests meet with the culinary team to design the perfect menu with wine pairings from a select cellar beverage list.
Awaken the senses and rebalance the mind and body at the island day spa. Gwandalan means ‘rest and peace’ in the Aboriginal language. The day spa was named in consultation with the elders of the region and draws inspiration from the island’s unique and fascinating indigenous history. As the name suggests, peace guides every element of the spa while each treatment aims to restore balance and wellness.
The spa treatments are designed to reflect the tranquility and uninterrupted beauty of Orpheus and its endless surrounding seas. Decadent spa treatments utilize Li’tya spa product range. Li’tya, meaning ‘of the earth’, is a unique collection of products formulated using sustainably wild-harvested, pure Australian botanicals and organic ingredients.