ISLAND & REEF
Australia has some of the most amazing reef systems in the world right on our doorstep. From the Great Barrier Reef in Queensland to the untouched Ningaloo Reef on the west Australian coastline, we can offer the best snorkeling and diving trip anywhere in the world. To go along with this, we also have some of the most amazing islands. From the pristine Kangaroo Island in South Australia to Lord Howe Island off the Queensland coast, we will be sure to have an adventure to suit.
One & Only Hayman Island
One&Only Hayman Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef presents astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and adventure. Australia’s iconic private island resort is located off the coast of Queensland, nestled at the northernmost point of the Whitsunday archipelago, beyond verdant cliffs reaching into endless sky.
Lizard Island, QLD
Lizard Island, Australia’s northernmost island resort on the Great Barrier Reef, is a one hour scenic flight over the reef from Cairns. The refurbished Hecker Guthrie interiors are understated luxury and sit as one with the beauty of the tropical beach backdrop. Explore 24 pristine private beaches. Snorkel straight off the beach and discover abundant clam gardens, coral and marine life. Dive on the inner and outer reef to some of the world’s most famous dive sites. Lizard Island is simply like nowhere else.
Located amidst the magical waters of the Great Barrier Reef, Orpheus Island is a secluded hideaway accommodating just 28 indulged guests. Accessed by helicopter transfer, the island’s location ensures absolute seclusion and serenity. Showcasing a plethora of once in a lifetime experiences, Orpheus’ dive sites are a diverse marine wonderland; the local waters are a fisherman’s playground and guests can take the helm of a motorised dinghy and discover the many private beaches that fringe Orpheus.
A unique Australian expression of world class luxury, qualia has pride of place in the most pristine and secluded position on the island. It’s a truly special place where everything has been meticulously considered to relax the mind yet completely spoil the senses. Feel time unravel in exquisitely appointed pavilions that sit in perfect harmony with the rare, natural beauty of the Great Barrier Reef. Once inside, two exclusive restaurants provide the ideal stage to whet the appetite with the fresh and innovative. And for a truly memorable experience step inside Spa qualia, which offers an extensive range of luxurious local and international treatments.
Capella Lodge, Lord Howe Island
Celebrated as the pinnacle of luxury on World Heritage Listed Lord Howe Island, Capella Lodge rests atop romantic Lovers Bay and at the foot of the towering mountain twins rising dramatically above. A feeling of relaxed sophistication flows throughout with beach-chic furnishings, island-themed artworks and Kentia palm fringed decks creating a relaxed ambience and barefoot luxury. Island-styled suites designed to reflect Lord Howe’s pristine natural environment provide serene refuge and a luxe base from which to explore the island’s many attractions.
Yacht Club Villas, Hamilton Island
Only a stroll away from the Yacht Club’s soaring architecture and close to the Marina are the spectacular Yacht Club Villas. All enjoy wonderful views and share a unique balance between tranquil serenity and world class facilities. Gracefully positioned on the Dent Passage waterfront within a lush tropical setting, the luxury Yacht Club Villas symbolise the new vision of Hamilton Island. Offering an unparalleled, unrivalled lifestyle, the villas are designed by renowned architect Walter Barda.