Pelorus Private Island

Set on the Great Barrier Reef’s most exclusive private island paradise, this luxury retreat is the perfect place for a romantic honeymoon escape or relaxing family-friendly adventure.

Why you'll love it here

  • Escape to a private island paradise set within an untouched virgin habitat
  • Dive into the tropical fringing reefs by snorkelling right off the beach
  • Enjoy an all-inclusive stay with gourmet meals, premium drinks and off-island activities
  • Relax on the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef’s ‘Great Palm’ archipelago

Best For

  • Honeymoon, Kids (4-12), Teens (13+)


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Full accommodation information

Officially opened in December 2023, Pelorus Private Island is an all-inclusive oasis accessible by a 30-90-minute helicopter ride from Townsville or Cairns – or luxury private yacht charter from Townsville.

The Residence, seamlessly combines exquisite communal lounges and dining areas, a bar and open kitchen, pool and sun deck, four king suites and one twin share suite. Designed for families and friends, this home from home is available for private island hire only.

Whether you’re celebrating a landmark occasion or hoping to surprise that special someone with a proposal, the island is exclusively yours. Book any number of suites and enjoy an unforgettable trip.

Additionally, why not experience a host of incredible activities? The private boat charter to Hinchinbrook Island will immerse you in mangrove-lined estuaries enveloped by cloud-covered mountainous peaks, where diverse wildlife roam freely. Alternatively, you can experience snorkelling, diving, watersports and wellness-based activities on top of simply relaxing on your own private beach.

Included in your stay is:

  • All gourmet meals, with menus curated to your preferences
  • A selection of premium wines, beers, spirits and soft drinks
  • Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Champagne
  • Gourmet snacks
  • Experiences such as local fringing reef snorkelling, seabobs, guided jet ski island tours, a Hinchinbrook Island adventure (subject to weather and tides), an outer reef excursion, Orpheus Island Research Station Tour (subject to weather and tides) and unlimited boat charters to surrounding islands
  • Use of water equipment such as kayaks, stand-up paddleboard, snorkelling and fishing equipment and Schiller water bikes

By speaking with our Travel Specialists, you can also combine your luxury holiday with Mt Mulligan Lodge to create the ultimate reef and outback experience.

Featuring five luxurious suites, this sprawling residence epitomises contemporary coastal luxury. Evoking a sense of purity and tranquillity, the design seamlessly blends the landscape’s white sandy beaches and tropical blue waters. During your stay, relax in the communal lounge and dining areas, indulged by your own private chef, and take a minute to admire the enchanting Coral Sea views.

The Suite

The Suite

Furnished with an exquisitely curated selection of handmade designer furniture, each suite is exceptionally appointed with your comfort in mind. From the freestanding king beds draped in Italian linen to the cool Palladian limestone in the ensuite bathroom, the interiors are effortlessly luxurious.
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Bar
  • Communal Kitchen
  • Communal Lounge
  • Communal Refrigerator
  • Family Friendly
  • Laundry
  • Non Smoking
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Swimming Pool
  • Disabled access available

Every delicious meal is prepared by your private chef, Grant Logan. Hailing from the sun-kissed shores of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, Grant is a culinary visionary renowned for his ability to create dishes that captivate every sense. Awaken to the aroma of barista-made coffee before moving on to savouring each morsel of your favourite foods – produced with flair and catered to your vision.

Private Dining

Private Dining

Abundant local farm and fisherman-sourced seafood is hand-delivered to the island, so your favourite cuisine can be brought to life with the region’s sumptuous flavours. Enjoy the perfect dining experience, transforming your Great Barrier Reef getaway into a culinary journey to cherish forever.

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Between relaxing at your residence and enjoying a gastronomic meal, head out to the crystal-clear waters for snorkelling or diving in the pristine fringing reef. Under the surface, a bustling kingdom of colourful corals and tropical fish await your discovery. By embarking on a boat charter to John Brewer Reef, you can even explore the Museum of Underwater Art and its incredible art installations.

Outside of snorkelling and diving, you can also explore the captivating island system surrounding Pelorus or see diverse wildlife at Australia’s largest island National Park – Hinchinbrook Island. Additionally, why not make use of the residence’s watersports, such as the thrilling jet-skis? Afterwards, indulge in a tailored massage, relax in the heated pool and practice sunrise beach yoga.

Pelorus Private Island is passionate about preserving the natural beauty of Queensland. Its Reef Keepers Fund was set up to support projects and organisations committed to protecting the Great Barrier Reef. As such, your stay will see $100 donated towards environmental projects aimed at protecting and preserving the world’s largest coral reef ecosystem. On top of this, the island is home to a virgin ecosystem of native birds, reptiles, small mammals and sea life. In order to protect them, Pelorus Island has signed up to become a member of the Hinchinbrook Shire Council, ensuring the natural habitat is preserved by both state and federal environmental laws.

Want to know more?

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Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 


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