Daydream Island Resort
Daydream Island Resort
Daydream Island Resort

Daydream Island Resort

Daydream Island, Whitsundays QLD 4802 : Whitsundays

Hot Deal!
Flash Sale 21Oct20
3 Nights
Magical Whitsunday Island Paradise
From $423 Per Night


    Daily Buffet Breakfast for 2

    Free Guaranteed Room Upgrade

    Return Transfers for 2 Adults from Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island Airport

    $100 Food & Beverage Credit for 3 nights | $150 Food & Beverage Credit for 5 nights

    Kids Stay, Play & Eat Free* (0-2 Free | 3-12 years, just pay transfers $120 per child)

    Complimentary WiFi

    Half Day Morning Whitehaven Beach Tour that whisks you across the Whitsunday passage to a number of hidden waterways & beaches regularly on the 'World's Best Beaches' list.

    - Enjoy up to 2 hours at Whitehaven Beach
    - Morning tea in Paradise
    - Use of protective stinger suits
    - Guided Solway Circuit walk


    Indulge in 4 Days, 3 Nights of Island Bliss at the renovated Daydream Island Resort on the Whitsunday archipelago

    Enjoy VIP treatment with your Free Guaranteed Room Upgrade 

    Extend Your Stay in Paradise with further discounted 5 Night Packages from only $590 extra! 

    Travel during January, April or June/July 2021 School Holidays from only $360 extra with 3 night packages from $1629 + Kids Stay, Play & Eat FREE

    Brand New Resort Facilities including sprawling pool overlooking the Coral Sea, Kids Club & the famous Living Reef 

    Amazing FREE Activities include kayaking, paddleboarding (with free lessons), catamaran sailing, scavenger hunts, movies under the stars, beach sports, guided rainforest walks, sunrise stretch session, fish feeding show & more! 

    Take it up a notch with Premium Activities including living reef snorkel tour, yoga in the underwater observatory, Reef Rangers kids program, guided kayaking tours, helicopter tours, 18 holes of golf on Dent Island, ocean rafting, bingo & trivia nights & more* (additional fees apply) 

    Indulge at one of 6 Dining options including Inkstone Kitchen & Bar for lunch & dinner, Infinity Restaurant for dinner offering Asian inspired dining & teppanyaki, Graze Interactive Dining open daily for breakfast offering a modern buffet experience with live cooking stations, Tonic Gin Bar specialising in Gin & offering a casual dining menu, Barefoot Swim Up Bar in the centre of the pool open 10am to 5pm & Bar Rumbah the specialty Rum Inspired Pool Bar on the south of the island

Superior Pool View Twin - 3 NIGHT SALE
3 Nights
Save $490 (28%)
Superior Ocean View Twin - 3 NIGHT SALE
3 Nights
Save $460 (23%)
Superior Pool View King - 3 NIGHT SALE
3 Nights
Save $490 (28%)
Superior Ocean View King - 3 NIGHT SALE
3 Nights
Save $460 (23%)
Deluxe Ocean Terrace King - 3 NIGHT SALE
3 Nights
Save $600 (26%)

1. This special is available for purchase until 5.00pm (AEST) Monday 2 Nov 2020.
2. Valid for travel from 19 October 2020 to 31 August 2021. Surcharges apply 10 - 25 Jan, 2 - 17 Apr & 26 Jun - 10 Jul 2021. 
3. The travel period has black-out dates: 24 Dec 2020 - 9 Jan 2021
4. Your booking must be confirmed by 16 Nov 2020. If your booking is not confirmed you will forfeit the purchase price.
5. Bookings are essential and subject to availability. To book your stay call us or book online.
6. A confirmation email will be sent to you upon payment of booking.
7. The special is valid for up to 2 people in a Superior Pool View King or Twin, Pool Side King or Twin, Ocean View King or Twin or Deluxe Ocean Terrace King Room. 
8. Maximum room capacity is 2 people in a King Room, 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children (0-12 years) in a Twin Room using existing bedding.
9. Extra adult charge is $188 per night (3 night stay) / $163 per night (5 night stay) including breakfast, transfers & tour. 
10. Children (3-12 years) charge is $120 total per child including transfers & tour. Kids stay & eat free from kids menu when accompanied by a full paying adult.
11. Extra nights may be purchased at time of booking. 
12. Full payment is required at time of booking. 
13. Changes are permitted up to 14 days prior to travel date provided the amended dates are of an equal value and are available. A service charge of $50 per booking will be applied to changes.
14. Cancellations are permitted up to 14 days prior to travel and will incur a $50 per adult cancellation fee in addition to any supplier fees.
15. We recommend taking out a travel insurance policy at the point of booking.
16. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or combined with any other form of discount or membership.
17. Please note all advertised pricing is in AUD (Australian Dollars).
18. A 2.5% booking fee applies.
19. Free room upgrade is Standard Room to Superior Pool View, Superior Pool View to Superior Pool Side, Superior Pool Side to Superior Ocean View.
20. Return ferry transfers are included from Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island to Daydream Island and must be booked at least 7 days prior to arrival. 
21. Half Day Whitehaven Beach Tour must be pre-booked on arrival at Daydream Island.
Food & Beverage Credit Terms & Conditions
1. Applicable at all food and beverage outlets at Daydream Island Resort.
2. Takeaway options are available.
3. Credit is not redeemeable for cash and is not transferable.
4. Any unused credit is non-refundable.

Daydream Island Resort & Living Reef is ideally located in the heart of Queensland’s Whitsundays Islands and the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Great Barrier Reef. 

Following an extensive $140 million redevelopment, the island resort offers a range of refurbished modern, spacious rooms and suites with stunning views overlooking the resort pool and tropical gardens or the impossibly blue waters of the Whitsundays.

A revitalised pool landscape winds through the tropical gardens across the resort allowing guests to swim and enjoy unparalleled views across the Whitsundays. The swimming hub is complemented by the poolside Barefoot Bar, inclusive of a new dining concept serving gourmet burgers, sliders, pork ribs and chicken wings with fresh smoothies, milkshakes, wine, beer and tropical cocktails.

There is an expanded food and beverage offering with three restaurants and three bars across the island, giving guests a plethora of options catering to every need. An exciting Asian Fusion restaurant has been added to the collection of dining venues to sit alongside the Buffet and Modern Australian Restaurants.

Daydream Island Resort has activities for all ages with swimming pools, coral beaches, gym facilities and unlimited access to non-motorised water activities. Dive into a snorkelling adventure at any time of the day or explore the island and surrounding Great Barrier Reef Marine Park by helicopter, sailboat or jet ski. The Kids Club is a haven for children with an exciting range of activities on offer each day. The Living Reef has made its return to the island in an even bigger and better way, further cementing its eco-friendly and educational focus. The new Underwater Observatory, located four metres below the water's surface, features a large acrylic window where you can view a typical reef system with living coral, spot lobsters, fish hiding, and other reef dwelling creatures going about their daily routine.

Resort Activities
Complimentary - catamarans, beach sports, kayaks, gymnasium, guided rainforest walk, scavenger hunt, outdoor fitness classes, sunrise stretch session, public fish feeding show, stand-up paddle boarding, croquet, open air cinema, snorkel equipment hire.

Small Cost Activities - paddle board tour, bingo, stingray splash tour, guided fish feeding, Reef Rangers, Living Reef guided snorkel, Living Reef night tour, trivia nights, yoga, guided kayak tour, sparkling kayak tour.

Watersports (charges apply) - Daydream Discovery Cruise, banana boat rides, sea kayak hire, pedal boats.

Living Reef
A free form coral lagoon that wraps 200m around the central building and is home to over 100 species of local marine life including fish, small sharks, rays and other reef dwelling creatures. Containing 1.5m litres of fresh, filtered sea water this man made reef system offers a range of ways you can get up close to the resident marine animals. The Underwater Observatory takes you 4m under the surface and showcases a large 7 x 3m window where you can watch the marine life going about their day. The open learning environment in the Education Centre has eight living displays showcasing various habitats from mangroves to corals, a theatrette and an interactive touch pool.

A range of Living Reef activities are offered by resident Marine Biologists including - guided fish feeding, stingray splash (walk amongst baby stingrays and sharks), Reef Rangers, guided snorkel, night tours (charges apply and pre-booking is essential).

Kids Club
Catering for children aged 4 to 12 years, the Kids Club offers a range of options and daily activities suited to the attending children's ages. Open daily for morning (8:00am-12:00m) and afternoon (12:30pm-4:00pm) sessions with morning or afternoon tea included (charges apply, bookings are essential as spaces are limited).

Activities include everything from painting, arts and crafts, sandcastle building, wild fish feeding, outdoor play, rainforest wildlife walk and talk, tennis, beach sports, movies, marine animal experiences, scavenger hunt, board and computer games, coral collecting, kite making and flying, cooking classes, dress ups, kids yoga and more. 

Babysitting is available for children aged 0-12 years. All sitters hold a Queensland issued Blue Card and current First Air Certificate. (charges apply, 48 hour pre-bookings are essential as sitters are limited)

Restaurants & Bars
Inkstone Kitchen & Bar - inspired Australian dishes bringing the best in steak and seafood. Hosting a premium breakfast for Deluxe Room & Suite guests as well as lunch and dinner for all. Discover Inkstone by the pool and beach at the front of the resort. 
Infinity - enjoy a premium Asian Fusion dining experience boasting a menu that highlights the best of Queensland produce and expansive views of the Whitsunday Islands. 
Graze - a modern buffet complete with live cooking stations and a range of international cuisines. Located just off the main lobby in the Atrium, Graze is open for breakfast and dinner.
Tonic Bar - spanning indoors from the Atrium towards with Living Reef. This specialty Gin Bar is a great place to meet before heading out to dinner or stay and enjoy the atmosphere.
Barefoot Bar - centrally located amongst the lush gardens by the revitalised pool landscape. An outdoor venue where you can relax with a drink and enjoy a snack or serious delicious gourmet burger throughout the day.  

Day Spa
Daydream Island is currently revitalising the Day Spa facilities and menus and hope to have the Day Spa operational very soon.

Transfer Information
The ferry departure/arrival times are timed to coincide with most arriving and departing flights. If you're flying into Hamilton Island, you'll find the Cruise Whitsundays check-in counter at the baggage collection area opposite the carousels. If you're flying into Whitsunday Coast Airport (Proserpine), coach transfer drivers will take to Port of Airlie for ferry transfers to the Island.

Prices One Way to / from Daydream Island
operated by Cruise Whitsundays
Effective 6 October 2019
Hamilton Island Airport (HTI) Adult $41 Child $33
Whitsunday Coast Airport (PPP) Adult $60 Child $43
Port of Airlie (Airlie Beach) Adult $38 Child $28
Child prices based on 4-14 years inclusive. Infants under 4 years no charge. Family rates are also available.
Prices correct as at Oct 2019 and are subject to change without notice.

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Child Pool
  • Children's Play Area
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
  • Day Spa
  • Games Room
  • Guest Laundry
  • Gymnasium
  • Kids Club / Child Activity Program
  • Lift / Elevator
  • Luggage Storage
  • Mini Golf / Putt Putt
  • Pool Bar
  • Porter Service
  • Resort Shop
  • Restaurant - Licensed
  • Sauna
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool - Outdoor
  • Tennis Court - Full Size
  • Tour Desk
  • WiFi - Free (limits may apply)
  • Activities Desk
  • Living Reef Outdoor Aquarium
  • Motorised / Non-Motorised Water Sports

Guest Information
Check in 2:00pm
Check out 10:00am
Parking No onsite car parking available
Children & Extra Guests Extra guests allowed at additional charge

Distance Information
Whitsunday Coast Airport: 60 minutes by coach and ferry
Hamilton Island Airport: 30 minutes by ferry
Airlie Beach: 30 minutes by ferry

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