Pelorus Island (aka North Palm) is the northernmost of Great Palm Islands group, located approx 800 m north of Orpheus Island and covering area of 4 km2 (1,5 ml2). Pelorus is surrounded by fringing reefs accessed by snorkelling off the beach. Camping on Pelorus is permitted, but there are no freshwater and camping facilities on the island.
Infrastructure includes a helipad. The island is managed by Hinchinbrook Shire Council and features a helipad. The Australian small-ship cruise line Coral Princess Cruises maintains long-term lease on part of Pelorus and visits the island for picnic stopovers during their Great Barrier Reef itineraries.