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Discover a world below at the Museum of Underwater Art


The Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) is the first-ever underwater museum and art gallery in the Southern Hemisphere.


It focuses on the restoration and conservation of the Great Barrier Reef, sharing stories of the reef alongside educational exhibits on the First Nations people.


MOUA provides a truly unique experience under the waters of North Queensland. Its sculptural installations, about 80 kilometres off the coast, have been created by world-famous underwater sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor. They capture the beauty, culture and history of the reef while sharing the need for its protection.

MOUA at Orpheus Island


Orpheus Island Lodge is now able to offer its guests access to MOUA, including its remarkable Coral Greenhouse underwater installation. Located at John Brewer Reef, the Coral Greenhouse shares an important message of reef conservation. As you dive through the installation, you can see 20 “reef guardians” propagating coral and attracting a myriad of marine animals.


It presents a harmonious blend of human influence on one of nature’s most beautiful places. Jason deCaires Taylor uses natural materials for his sculptures, which help bring new life in all forms to these installations.


Orpheus Island Lodge’s new MOUA tours will give guests even more opportunities to experience this incredible natural attraction. Take a private charter boat from the island lodge directly to the Coral Greenhouse for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. Combine the natural magic of The Museum of Underwater Art with luxury accommodation, gourmet seafood dining and unique experiences at Orpheus Island Lodge.


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More Diving Packages at Orpheus Island


The brand-new Into The Blue package at Orpheus Island is perfect for lovers of Queensland’s underwater worlds. It offers incredible value with three nights’ accommodation, all-inclusive dining and mini bar, and a daily Orpheus experience, such as snorkelling, fishing or island cruises. 


You’ll also have ample opportunity to explore the Great Barrier Reef, because this holiday package includes two reef diving and snorkelling excursions. First-time divers over the age of 12 can also begin their PADI certification with the on-island Discover Dive course. There’s even a Bubblemaker course for newbies aged eight to 12. 


Essentially, we’re making it even easier for you to discover the rare beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Like the people behind the Museum of Underwater Art, we consider first-hand experience the very best way to develop love and appreciation for the reef.


Browse the Into The Blue package online for a full list of inclusions and booking options.