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Discover the Reef : Orpheus Experience Find out More

Orpheus Island Lodge

Excursion and Day Trip
Pricing & Factsheet

In addition to the all-inclusive ‘things to do’ around the island, there is a wide range of experiences to take part in while staying on Orpheus Island.

To book any additional experiences please contact Orpheus Reservations [email protected] or +61 (0)7 4777 7377.


There are 2 types of charters available from Orpheus; outer reef charters and local island charters.


Locations: Brambles, Rib, Walker or Trunk Reefs

Outer Reef Charters are approximately 5 hours

All charters come with a skipper, host/guide, refreshments and snacks.

Charter price can be split between guests. All charters are weather dependent.

FISHING $1,500 / 5 hrs, 4 guests – includes skipper, fishing guide, gear, refreshments and snacks

SNORKELLING $1,500 / 5 hrs, 4 guests – includes skipper, snorkel guide, refreshments and snacks

DIVING $1,500 / 5 hrs, 4 guests – Includes skipper, equipment, dive guide, refreshments and snacks

Additional guide $300, Additional guests $100pp


Locations: Orpheus Island or Curacoa Island

Activities: Fishing, Snorkelling and diving – all gear is included in the hourly charter rate.

Local island charters include a skipper, host/guide, refreshments and snacks.

Charter price can be split between guests. All charters are weather dependent. Additional costs apply for extra guests / guides.

There are 3 boats available for local charters. Orpheus staff will recommend the right boat depending on the experience and number of guests.

SWIFT: $200 / hr (up to 4 pax, $50 per additional guest – flat rate)

MAREE ANN: $200 / hr (up to 4 pax, $50 per additional guest – flat rate)

EXPLORER: $200 / hr (up to 4 pax, $50 per additional guest – flat rate)

DIVING: hourly charter rate includes gear and one in-water guide.

Certified divers: local guided dive $50 per person / per dive

Discover divers: Pool session $100 per person

Local discover dive $50 per person / per dive



Tours to Hinchinbrook Island are approximately 5 hours

On the island you will do a 30-minute rainforest walk through to the stunning Zoe Bay Waterfalls and swimming hole.

Boat charter price can be split between guests.

$1,500 / 5 hrs, 4 guests – includes; skipper, guide, refreshments and snacks.

$100 per additional guest


Join us on a hike to Pioneer Bay, tidal dependent

$300 for 4 guests / 2-3 hrs


Enjoy a selection of wines and cheeses on-board one of our vessels

$300 for 4 guests


Orpheus Island Research Station Tour

Access via boat only, tidal and weather dependent

Must be booked a minimum of 24 hours in advance

$40 per guest

To find out about other eco tours available please contact Orpheus staff [email protected]


Private yoga classes suitable for all levels

$175 per class for 75 minutes (per 2 guests)

$60 per additional guest

To book, please contact Orpheus staff [email protected]


Treat yourself to a facial, massage, body wrap, pedicure or manicure at Gwandalan Spa. View full menu for prices.


Each day our activities team design a special complimentary Orpheus experience for our guests to enjoy.

  • Discover the giant clam garden or fringing reefs on a local snorkel
  • Enjoy a guided nature hike or low tide walk and learn about the unique flora and fauna of the island
  • Watch the sky turn a kaleidoscope of colours on a sunset cruise
  • Kayak through the mangroves to discover this unique eco-system
  • Feel the wind in your hair with a Hobie Cat lesson
  • Learn a thing or two about making specialty cocktails in a mixology class
  • Wine tasting with the island’s Sommelier
  • Unfurl the yoga mat before breakfast and salute the sun
  • Humpback whale watching (seasonal)