Daydream Island
The jewel of the Whitsunday Islands.

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Daydream Island is one of seven islands of the Molle Group of islands which is part of the Whitsunday Islands Group, nestled in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. Just one kilometre long and half a kilometre wide, Daydream Island is one of a few inhabited islands in the Whitsundays.

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Daydream Island is the closest of the Whitsunday Islands to Shute Harbour, lying just five kilometres from the mainland making it popular with day visitors. It is the perfect place from which to explore the beautiful Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef and the island resort is ideal for both fun-seeking families and romance-seeking couples.

The sparking bays, secluded beaches and stunning rainforest are just some of the island’s natural beauty that visitors to Daydream can expect to experience. Daydream Island has three fabulous beaches, with Sunlovers Beach fringed by live coral outcrops containing over 40 marine fish species and 50 coral varieties, the perfect location for hours of snorkelling and underwater exploration.

The highest point and centre of the island is a small, dense jungle of lush tropical vegetation inhabited by parrots and tiny sunbirds. Daydream is a peaceful and relaxing tropical tranquility surrounded by nature, in one of the world’s most beautiful destinations.

Daydream Island Resort

Described as the jewel of the Whitsunday Islands, Daydream Island Resort and Spa is in the most idyllic of locations, encircled by a stunning network of reef lagoons.

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Daydream Island Resort caters for families as well as couples with a range of accommodation styles each beautifully appointed with refreshing balcony views, from Garden and Ocean Rooms to Reef and Daydreamer Suites as well as Family Rooms.

Resort features include a diverse range of fun filled activities, such as an outdoor cinema featuring the latest block busters, Australia’s premier 19 hole themed mini golf course, direct access to live coral reef & a world class rejuvenation spa, Daydream promises to wow all your senses. There is also a wedding chapel, kids club and numerous water sports. Daydream Island offers the best of both worlds with all sorts of activities for both the young and young at heart.

Enjoy a host of free activities including night and day tennis, volleyball, bocce, badminton, giant chess, paddle skis, snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing and much more with motorized activities also available at extra cost including scuba diving, jet skis, water skiing, paraflying, boom netting and coral reef cruises.

On Daydream Island you can experience magical dining in fine style at Sunlover’s รก la carte restaurant, at the Waterfall Cafe, The Beachfront Restaurant, or in a more casual atmosphere at the Tavern, or simply enjoy a pastry from the bakery.

Hotel Features

Bar / Lounge, Air Conditioned, Mini Bar, Refrigerator, Cable / Satellite TV, In Room Movies, Hair Dryer, Complimentary Toiletries, TV, Shower, En suite, Private Bathroom, Private Toilet, Kids Club, Poolside Bar, Packed Lunches, Vending Machines

Fitness Room/Gym, Swimming pool, Tour Desk, Massage / Beauty Centre, Tennis Courts, Bath / Hot Tub, Garden, Boating, Jet-Ski, Scuba Diving, Water Activities, Billiards, Fishing, Golf (miniature), Playground, Canoeing, Hiking, Salon, Massage, Spa & Wellness Centre, Child Pool, Games Available

24-Hour Reception, Babysitting / Child Services, Banquet Facilities, Conference Room(s), Multilingual Staff, Safe-Deposit Box, Wake-up Service, Meeting Rooms, Laundry service, Shops, Photocopier, Supervised child care/activities, Luggage Storage, Shops in Hotel, Souvenirs/Gift Shop

High-speed Internet is available at this hotel. Wireless internet on site.

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Getting to Daydream Island

To get there you can fly direct to nearby Hamilton Island Great Barrier Reef Airport from most Australian cities and transfer to Daydream Island by ferry. Or fly into Proserpine/Whitsunday Coast Airport, travel by coach to Shute Harbour, and then by ferry over to Daydream Island.

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