There are so many things to see and do in the surrounding environment of Orpheus Island: Explore the intertidal reef flat and check out the clam garden, go bushwalking, bird watching, and view the native wildlife (bandicoots, bush turkeys, echidnas, green tree frogs, small harmless pythons) And of course enjoy the diving adventures we have planned for you!

Important info

Open Water Dive Certification
Expedition Cost:
Transport Cost:
Maximum Participants:
20 Youth, 4 Adults
Bunkroom Style
Spending Money:
Minimal – Local shops for snacks
Provided – Caters for special diets
Wi-Fi Internet:
N/A – Mobile coverage only
Specific things to pack:
Weather and activity appropriate clothing, uniform,
and personal items. Participants may wish to bring activity
specific equipment but not required.
Bag Weight Limit:


Day 1
Arrive in Townsville, Stay in Scout Hall overnight. Transport from Townsville Airport to Scout Hall is included
Day 2
Travel to Orpheus Island – New Year’s Eve Activities on the Island
Day 3
Morning and afternoon dives and snorkeling, explore the Island
Day 4
Morning and afternoon dives and snorkeling explore the Island
Day 5
Morning and afternoon dives and snorkeling explore the Island
Day 6
Leave accommodation, explore the Island, and return to Townsville Overnight in Scout Hall
Day 7
Depart for Sydney!

Itineraries are intended to give participants an idea of the activities on the expedition.
The order they are delivered may vary and all outdoor activities are weather dependent.

Youth Program

Venturer Scouts are encouraged to review the itinerary with their Unit Council.
This expedition may be applied to the following Program Essentials and achievement pathways.