Daydream Island, Queensland

A day of pampering at a world class spa facility, a gourmet lunch on the terrace, a sunset champagne cruise, a sumptuous dinner with the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef at your doorstep, before retiring to comfortable and stylish accommodation overlooking Queensland’s stunning Whitsunday passage – it’s just another tropical day at Daydream Island Resort and Spa.

A short ferry ride from the Great Barrier Reef Airport on Hamilton Island, or just minutes by boat from Airlie Beach, Daydream Island Resort and Spa is the jewel of The Whitsundays. This 4 ½ star Resort offers 296 rooms and suites, each one luxuriously appointed with modern amenities, framed by views of secluded beaches or stunning rainforest. View Daydream Island accommodation deals.

Guests can indulge and pamper at the $3m world-class Rejuvenation Spa. The refined elegance of this spectacular facility is reflected in its 16 private rooms offering the latest in naturopathy, hydrotherapy, aromatherapy or reflexology to stimulate the senses and bring harmony to mind, body and soul.  

If its action you’re after there’s a range of water-based fun available such as snorkelling, sailboarding, jet skiing, parasailing, coral viewing, reef fishing and scuba diving along with an array of other activities including tennis, volleyball and badminton. Budding golfers can practice their putting skills on the uniquely Australian themed 19-hole mini golf course.

Daydream Island is a mecca of activity for the young and young at heart. Toddlers to teenagers will love the Jungle Jumble Kids Playground, watching the latest Hollywood blockbusters on the 44ft movie screen at the Outdoor Cinema and exploring the Outdoor Aquarium - a man made living coral reef lagoon boasting over 80 marine fish species and more than 50 coral varieties.

Lovers of food and wine can choose to dine at Daydream’s signature restaurant Mermaids, or enjoy buffet-style dining at Waterfalls Restaurant, casual a la carte at the Fishbowl Tavern or deli-style at the Boathouse Bakery.

Daydream is also a mecca for the romantics, providing the ideal setting for a private Island wedding or commitment ceremony.

Whether it’s a pampering short break, family holiday or a private rendezvous just for two, Daydream Island Resort and Spa is an oasis of endless possibilities - where daydreams come true.