Daydream Island

Last Updated: 16th Nov 2013

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Daydream Island is an island in the Whitsunday Islands along the East Coast of Australia.

Daydream Island Resort is either a stop, starting or finishing point for many Contiki tours travelling along the east coast of Australia. Daydream Island is also the standard option if you choose not to take the Sailing the Whitsundays option offered to most tours travelling through the region.

To get there by Air

The Whitsundays are serviced by two domestic airports, Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island (HTI) and Whitsunday Coast Airport on the mainland at Proserpine (PPP).

From Great Barrier Reef Airport (HTI) Cruise Whitsundays and Fantasea Cruises meet flights for a comfortable 30 minute catamaran cruise to Daydream Island, departing from the jetty located directly at the airport.

From Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP) Cruise Whitsundays offer a streamlined transfer with a 30 minute coach connection directly from the airport to Abel Point Marina in Airlie Beach, where a connecting ferry transfers guests to Daydream Island in 30 minutes. Alternatively, Whitsunday Transit Coaches meet all flights for a 1 hour transfer to Shute Harbour where Fantasea Cruises provide a regular service to Daydream Island taking 15 minutes.

Complimentary Activities

  • Catamarans
  • Pool Volleyball
  • Kayaks
  • Educational Marine Talks/Fish Feeding
  • Gymnasium
  • Rainforest Walk
  • Giant Chess
  • Coconut Bowls
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Tennis (day & night)
  • Make-up Workshops
  • Live Musical Entertainment Daily
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • Board Games
  • Open Air Cinema
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Shark, Stingray and Barramundi Feeding
  • Daily Rejuvenation Spa Tour
  • Bocce
  • Daily Activities Program
  • Waterpolo



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