Daydream Island

Last Updated: 16th Nov 2013

<p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/australia/harvey/long_island_004.jpg" class="rightwise" title="Daydream island hammock" alt="Daydream island hammock" /></p> <p>Daydream Island is an island in the <a href="/contikipedia/articles/whitsundays">Whitsunday Islands</a> along the <a href="/contikipedia/articles/east-coast">East Coast</a> of Australia.</p> <p>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 <a href="/contikipedia/articles/sailing-the-whitsundays">Sailing the Whitsundays</a> option offered to most tours travelling through the region.</p> <h4>To get there by Air</h4> <p>The Whitsundays are serviced by two domestic airports, Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island (<span class="caps">HTI</span>) and Whitsunday Coast Airport on the mainland at Proserpine (<span class="caps">PPP</span>).</p> <p>From Great Barrier Reef Airport (<span class="caps">HTI</span>) 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.</p> <p>From Whitsunday Coast Airport (<span class="caps">PPP</span>) 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.</p> <h4>Complimentary Activities</h4> <ul> <li>Catamarans</li> <li>Pool Volleyball</li> <li>Kayaks</li> <li>Educational Marine Talks/Fish Feeding</li> <li>Gymnasium</li> <li>Rainforest Walk</li> <li>Giant Chess</li> <li>Coconut Bowls</li> <li>Aqua Aerobics</li> <li>Tennis (day &amp; night)</li> <li>Make-up Workshops</li> <li>Live Musical Entertainment Daily</li> <li>Beach Volleyball</li> <li>Scavenger Hunt</li> <li>Board Games</li> <li>Open Air Cinema</li> <li>Cooking Demonstrations</li> <li>Shark, Stingray and Barramundi Feeding</li> <li>Daily Rejuvenation Spa Tour</li> <li>Bocce</li> <li>Daily Activities Program</li> <li>Waterpolo</li> </ul>