Orpheus Island Research Station is well equipped to cater to tertiary, high school and primary school student groups of up to 53 persons.
Our educational facilities include:
The island's Pioneer Bay is easily accessible from the station without the need for boats. It offers a wide range of reef habitats and zones such as mangrove nurseries, sheltered reefs and giant clam gardens. There is also ready access to the station aquaculture line, and a variety of reef management zones within a short boat ride of the station.
Groups may provide their own teaching and field staff and design their own educational courses. Alternatively, the Station can provide these services via senior students and staff from James Cook University, either through a number of pre-packaged modules which include lectures, workbooks and field components, or assist you to customise your own program.