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Discover the Reef : Wellness Retreat 14 – 17 October 2021 Find out More


Gwandalan Spa

Awaken the senses and rebalance the mind and body at our 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.

Our treatments are designed to reflect the tranquillity and uninterrupted beauty of Orpheus and its endless surrounding seas. Decadent spa treatments utilise 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.

Facial Therapies

Dihlbi Bio Active Facial

Our high performance anti-aging facial
Utilising the bio active formulas of banksia flower, Kakadu plum and native fragonia, this potent treatment supports the skin with a luxurious age defying serum targeting visible signs of aging. An intensive bi-phase mask is applied to reduce inflammation and stimulates cellular renewal, leaving the skin toned and visibly luminous.  Suitable for all skin types.

90 minutes $220

Deep Ocean Renewal

Rejuvenating facial treatment
This anti-aging facial encompasses powerful marine nutrients and potent native plant extracts along with a high content of amino acids to refine and clarify the skin.

75 minutes $170

Mikiri Mens Facial

Specialised firming facial treatment
This facial utilises the properties of grass lily to heal and soothe, Kakadu plum to restore skin cells and a selected blend of essential oils to nurture and hydrate.  Herbal kelp hydrating polish detoxifies and remineralises the skin, leaving it free of impurities while achieving a smooth & hydrated look and feel.

75 minutes $170

Hands & Feet

Rejuvenating Hand Sea Spa

A soothing and replenishing treatment for tired hands and lower arms.
Beginning with a skin softening salt scrub exfoliation to renew and regenerate, your hands are then cocooned in a warm nourishing mask.  All of life’s stress is massaged away leaving your skin feeling soft, supple and replenished.

30 minutes $85

Luxurious Replenishing Hand Spa & Manicure

Rescue tired, rough and parched hands with this intensive soothing treatment.
Enjoy a skin softening exfoliation to renew and regenerate before the application of a deeply nourishing warm mask.  Your hands and arms are massaged to relieve tension leaving your skin feeling soft and supple. To complete, a nail shaping and cuticle tidy will ensure your hands look as good as they feel and if you wish, an application of your choice of colour.

60 minutes $130

Revitilising Pedi Spa

A rejuvenating and relaxing treat for your feet.
This nourishing treatment for your hard working feet begins with an aromatic botanical foot soak, before a stimulating ancient sea salt exfoliation.  Your feet are enveloped in a warm and nourishing mask before a rhythmic foot massage relieves every ounce of tension.

30 minutes $85

Precision Pedi Spa

Soak away tension and treat your soul to this wonderfully relaxing and grounding treatment.
Relax as you rest your feet in a botanical foot bath whilst sea salt and aromatic oils exfoliate dry skin. Your soles are pummeled to perfection before a stimulating warm mask regenerates tired feet.  Cuticles and nails are nurtured before a deeply relaxing massage relieves all tension.  Finish the treatment with your choice of colour.

60 minutes $130

Body Rituals

Mala Mayi

Nourish your body with this complete rejuvenation experience.
Mineral salts sourced from below ancient riverbeds combined with native botanicals are used to invigorate your body and soul through a full body exfoliation. Your chosen hot body mud then cocoons you whist we massage warm quandong mask into your scalp.  Following a warm and calming shower, the rhythmic Kodo massage leaves you spiritually invigorated. Emerge feeling alive and rebalanced with refreshingly smooth skin.

120 minutes $285

Sapphire Sea Wrap

Unwind with this revitilising anti-ageing treatment.
Begin with an energising and nourishing native mint body exfoliation before being cocooned in warm, vitamin packed pearl and kelp body mud which works to cleanse and deliver essential nutrients to the skin. Follow with a quandong infused Aboriginal-inspired scalp massage. Indulge body and soul in a rhythmic Kodo massage to complete this truly holistic marine spa experience.

120 minutes $285

Essence of Oceania

Treat the hardest working parts of your body.
Soak away tension and treat your soul to this wonderfully relaxing and grounding treatment.  Soothe your skin with a refreshing Li’tya Jiga Jina foot soak and refreshing salt scrub.  Attention then moves to your upper body where a tailored massage realigns and rejuvenates tired muscles.  A nourishing mask is applied to your feet before they are wrapped in hot booties to seal in moisture and leave skin silky soft.  Drift away with a warm hair treatment and neck, shoulder and scalp massage before you gently awaken to a reviving foot and lower leg massage.

60 minutes $140

Body Elements

Kodo Massage

Li’Tya relaxation massage
This rhythmic body massage is inspired by traditional Aboriginal techniques, which work to balance and realign energy flow, enhancing mind and body wellness. Muscular aches and pains are relieved by massaging pressure points with swirling movements to ground and uplift, leaving the body’s energies renewed and refreshed. A choice of native aromatic oils is prescribed to address your personal needs – to rejuvenate, harmonise, detoxify or refresh.

60 minutes $140 | 90 minutes $200

Therapeutic massage

A deeper massage designed to treat muscular aches and pains.      
This massage incorporates a firmer pressure combining acupressure, Swedish and focused techniques with particular attention to any problem areas.

60 minutes $150 | 90 minutes $210

Marma Massage

Pregnancy massage for mums to be.
This nurturing and rhythmic body massage is designed to tone and realign energy flow, enhancing balance and wellness for mother and child.  Reduce tension, restore well-being and bring tired, aching muscles back to life with the power of healing touch. Our therapists incorporate a variety of massage techniques customised to your areas of tension. Be centered and completely relax, soothed by a macadamia and camellia pregnancy oil blend.

60 minutes $140 | 90 minutes $200

Island Exotics Beach Massage

Drift away under the swaying palms
Allow the gentle ocean breeze to caress your skin as your senses surrender to the sound of the lapping tides and healing hands.

60 minutes $190 | 90 minutes $250

Signature Ceremonies

The Dreaming

The ultimate spa journey.

In the beginning was ‘the dreaming’, the unseen vibration of creation – the sacred source from where all things are nurtured, renewed and revitalised. Our signature spa journey will reconnect the body, mind and soul and provide a total sensory journey from head to toe.  Escape with this deeply therapeutic treatment; a body scrub and warm mud wrap, the all-encompassing Kodo massage, an indulgent facial, hair mask and decadent hand and foot treatments. Surrender yourself to the ultimate renewal and potency of this experience through the power of nourishing Australian native plant essential oils and extracts, cleansing earth ochres and purifying desert salts or powerful anti-ageing marine extracts.

3 hours $420

Pure Embrace

Surrender your senses and let healing hands take you on a journey of rejuvenation.

This relaxing treatment aims to calm and unwind the entire body. A full body massage will gently knead out any areas of tension, followed by either a Deep Ocean Renewal or Miriki Mens facial to give skin a luxurious treatment that is tailored to suit your individual skin type. This divine package includes a soothing face and scalp massage allowing tension to float away, while leaving your skin glowing and feeling gently nourished.

2 hours $285

Orpheus Ocean Ritual

The ultimate indulgence for every man and woman.

Drift into a state of pure bliss as your body is pampered from top to toe. Your treatment starts with a LI’TYA Jiga Jina foot soak and exfoliation utilising the native aromatic oils of frangipani and ylang ylang along with pure Australian sea salts. A rhythmic massage follows which concentrates on the tension points of the back, neck and shoulders. A hydrating facial treatment leaves the skin soothed and refreshed, whilst a deeply relaxing LI’TYA Paudi scalp  massage and hair treatment with a nourishing LI’TYA Quandong hair mask removes every ounce of tension. A complete ritual of tranquillity for the body, face and scalp.

90 minutes $220

Treatment add ons

Enhance your treatment with any of the following:

massage   30 minute $85
Quandong hair treatment and scalp massage  15 minutes $40
File buff and polish of the hands or toes       30 minutes $85
Mini Facial  30 minutes $85

Kids Spa

Eagleray manicure  45 minutes $115
Dory’s pedicure  45 minutes $115
Deep Ocean Massage  30 minutes $85
Dreamtime body wrap  60 minutes $150

Parent or guardian to be in attendance during treatments

Spa Kids Workshop

Facetime Fun
Learn the basics of maintaining healthy skin before making delicious body scrubs, masks and bath bombs using all natural ingredients.

60 minutes $110 per child | Minimum of 2

Spa Etiquette

We recommend that you arrive at least 10 minutes prior to your appointment to allow time to relax.

For your comfort we suggest that you shower before all treatments & dress in what makes you feel most comfortable. Please advise if you have any health concerns or if you are, or may be, pregnant.

A Gwandalan treatment is a personal journey, created and modified for your specific needs. Choose a journey from our spa menu, or allow our therapists to tailor a treatment which reflects your mood or desire.

Your treatment time has been reserved especially for you; however we understand that plans change. Please provide a minimum 4 hours notice if you wish to reschedule or cancel your treatment. Without notice, the full charge of your treatment will apply.


To reserve your treatment at our day spa, call +61(0)7 4777 7377 or complete the form below.