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About Daydream Island

Daydream Island is ideally located in the Heart of the Whitsunday Islands and is home to Daydream Island Resort & Living Reef.


With an array of activities on offer across the island, guests can experience the luxury of a snorkelling adventure or exploring the island and surrounding Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by helicopter, boat or jetski. 

The main centrepiece of the island is the Living Reef, a unique free form coral lagoon wrapping around the central building and holding over 1.5 million litres of water.  Home to over 100 species of marine fish, over 80 species of coral and a variety of invertebrates such as starfish, sea cucumbers and crabs. A range of Living Reef activities are available offered by the islands resident Marine Biologists.

The Underwater Observatory takes under the surface and showcases a large viewing window where you can watch the marine life going about their day. They also boast an open learning environment through their Education Centre which has 8 displays showcasing various habitats, a theatrette and an interactive touch pool.


Following an extensive $140 million redevelopment the stylish and tranquil island resort offers a range of refurbished spacious and modern rooms and suites with stunning views overlooking the pool and garden landscapes or with ocean views.


Discover breathtaking experiences across the Whitsunday Islands. Visit the Great Barrier Reef and immerse yourself in the beauty of this natural wonder of the world. Check out one of the most Instagrammable locations in the world – Whitehaven Beach and the Hill Inlet by catamaran or sailing boat or go island hopping. Go island-hopping by ferry or pop on over to Airlie Beach and explore the mainland!

A variety of scenic tours also depart daily from Daydream Island!


Home to three restaurants offering a range of international and Australian cuisine, get ready to tantalise your taste buds! Check out Graze  - a modern buffet restaurant complete with live cooking station! Indulge in premium Asian inspired dining at Infinity and enjoy expansive views of the Whitsunday Islands

Book in for the private Teppenyaki Suite for something really special! Or check out Inkstone Kitchen & Bar, a Modern Australian restaurant offering the best in steak and seafood dining!

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