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Orpheus Island Travel Guide

Getting Here and Around

Orpheus Island lies 24 km (15 miles) offshore of Ingham, about 80 km (50 miles) northeast of Townsville, and 190 km (118 miles) south of Cairns. Nautilus Aviation helicopters depart daily at 2 pm from Townsville Airport’s Domestic Gate Lounge 10, returning Orpheus guests to the mainland from 2:30 (A$275 per person, one way); and from Cairns airport at 11 am daily, with return flights departing at noon (A$550 per person, one way). You can also charter flights from other mainland ports and islands. Baggage should be soft-sided and is strictly limited to a maximum of 15 kilograms (33 pounds) per person. Excess baggage can be stored at Townsville Airport for free. Book flights with Orpheus Island Resort.

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