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There are plenty of occasions where bad weather has ruined a perfectly good holiday. Yet, that’s rarely the case when you’re heading off for a Great Barrier Reef holiday. Orpheus Island is the ultimate holiday destination and there’s still plenty to do, even on a rainy day!


For a bit of extra inspiration, check out our guide to a rainy day at Orpheus Island, now.

Your Guide To A Rainy Day At Orpheus Island

Enjoy A Long Lunch


It’s not just the beautiful surrounds which make Orpheus Island one of the Great Barrier Reef’s ultimate holiday destinations, it’s also the divine food.


Each meal is an event in itself – and chef hatted! With tasty gourmet lunches designed exclusively to meet your personal tastes, Orpheus Island is a food lover’s dream. And with Executive Chef Paul Wilson at the helm, it’s not hard to see why! Whether it’s tempting tapas, freshly caught prawns or Moreton Bay bugs, there’s something for everyone at Orpheus Island.


So, go on and treat yourself to a long lunch with delicate morsels of deliciousness, served with a glass (or three!) of perfectly paired wine.

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Rest and Relax at Gwandalan Day Spa

After a long lunch and shopping spree at the beautiful Orpheus boutique, you may well be exhausted and need some additional help to relax. So, treat yourself to a rejuvenating pamper session at the Gwandalan Spa.


At Orpheus Island, the Gwandalan Spa works to rebalance your energy centres, endeavouring to heal both mind and body. The stunning beauty of Orpheus and the tranquillity of its surrounds is reflected in every one of the Orpheus Island spa experiences.


From the top of your head to the tips of your toes, the pure Australian botanicals and organic ingredients used in the spa treatments provide a natural and soothing tonic to the stresses of the world. True peace is found when you surrender to the joys of being pampered by professionals as they use unique products and practices to restore you to a harmonious whole.

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Indulge In An Afternoon Nap


After your epic day of eating and relaxing, you’ll no doubt be a little drained of energy as the peace and tranquillity of the island steals through your body and makes you slightly drowsy.


Perhaps you’d like to find a quiet space in a hammock to read until dinner… or better still, head back to your exquisite room and relax until your body is rejuvenated enough to restore your sense of self. This is one activity where the rain actually adds to the experience!


At Orpheus Island Lodge, there’s always something fabulous to do, even on a rainy day. With the sole aim of Orpheus Island being to restore balance, harmony and wellness through decadent and delightful experiences, it’s the perfect place to be, no matter the weather.

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