WHERE NATURE IS YOUR PLAYGROUND
Whether snorkelling or diving the pristine fringing reef accessible directly from the beach, cruising the ‘Great Palm’ archipelago by boat, fishing for the most sought-after reef species in the world, exploring local islands and indulging in gourmet picnics on secluded beaches and experiencing internationally renowned diving sites, prepare to be spoilt for choice when staying at this slice of paradise.
We invite you to indulge in relaxation and barefoot adventure with a range of bespoke activities including diving and snorkelling, guided jet ski and seabob tours, reef fishing, access to the Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) and private boat charters. The island also provides access to the Jurassic-esque wilderness of Hinchinbrook Island, home to rainforest-clad hiking trails, cascading waterfalls, abundant wildlife and diverse flora.
SNORKELLING & DIVING
With clear crystal waters offering world-class reef habitats in a variety of depths and proximities, Pelorus is a snorkelling and diving wonderland for those who love to experience the tranquillity and majesty of some of the world’s last remaining reefs. With the island’s shallow fringing reefs accessible for swimmers and snorkelling beginners, and outer reefs for seasoned divers via our private skippered boat, our team will ensure all ages, levels and abilities are catered for in experiencing the wonders of our precious reefs.
Experienced divers and snorkellers will also be invited on a boat charter to John Brewer Reef to explore the Museum of Underwater Art (MOUA) – a once-in-a-lifetime chance to experience dozens of underwater art installations. Succumb to the enchantment of the Coral Greenhouse dive site, an underwater Eden where vibrant corals sway like a botanical garden of lush foliage, and Ocean Sentinels, a mesmerising underwater realm where ancient, towering coral formations stand sentinel over a kaleidoscope of bustling marine life.
— discover the pristine beauty —
No Great Barrier Reef adventure is whole without exploring the enchanting island system surrounding Pelorus Island. Discover the pristine beauty of secluded sand cays and unspoiled wilderness, as you wade in the crystal-clear waters of untouched beaches.
Your journey into this natural wonderland comes complete with a private guided tour. Wander untouched shores and bask in the tranquillity of unspoiled landscapes, with a crafted picnic and refreshing beverages to enjoy as you soak in the stunning vistas.
“With clear crystal waters offering world-class reef habitats in a variety of depths and proximities, Pelorus is a snorkelling and diving wonderland ”
— australia’s largest island national park —
Embark on a private boat charter to Hinchinbrook Island (Pouandai), Australia’s largest island National Park. Your journey begins as you cruise through mangrove-lined estuaries enveloped by cloud-covered mountainous peaks, pearl white beaches, dense rainforest and diverse wildlife. Immerse yourself in the island’s natural wonders when hiking a section of the awe-inspiring Thorsborne Trail to the breathtaking Zoe Falls.
— enjoy the abundance of the ocean’s bounty —
There is nothing more satisfying than a day of fishing followed by a night dining on your spoils. Some the most sought-after reef species in the world can be found in Pelorus’ surrounding waters and reefs. An array of table fish including Coral Trout, Sweetlip, Red Emperor and Giant Trevally can be caught locally, but the outer reef is where the famous pelagic species such as Dog Tooth Tuna, Spanish Mackerel and Wahoo breed. Enjoy the abundance of the ocean’s bounty with a private reef fishing adventure. Our experienced crew will provide everything you need to make your reef fishing charter a success, and will alert the chef to your victories, rewarding you with the freshest ocean-to-table dining experience imaginable.
— endless aquatic fun —
Enjoy unlimited use of the residence’s water toys, enhancing your getaway with moments of joy, thrill and adventure. Whether you’re seeking tranquil exploration or an adrenaline rush, let Pelorus become your playground with complimentary access to a range of equipment to enjoy. Dive into adventure with paddle boards, glide through crystal waters on kayaks, and zoom alongside marine life using seabobs. For thrill-seekers, jet skis create the ultimate way to explore Pelorus’ azure waters, create cherished memories, and relish the freedom of endless aquatic fun.
— flow with the tides —
Wellness flows with the tides on Pelorus. Wake to the gentle embrace of sunrise beach yoga, syncing breathwork with the rhythmic waves. Dive into the solar-heated pool for invigorating laps and meditative reflection. As you sink into island time, indulge in the relaxation of a tailored massage, to return to life sun-kissed and whole.