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Discover the enchantment of Daydream Island - A tropical escape with Cruise Whitsundays

Nestled in the heart of the Whitsundays lies a hidden gem waiting to be explored - Daydream Island. 

Just a short 30-minute boat ride from Airlie Beach, this picturesque island paradise beckons travellers with its natural beauty, laid-back atmosphere, and unforgettable experiences. Recently, our two intrepid explorers, Rachael and Maria, embarked on a day tour to uncover the secrets of this tropical oasis, all thanks to the exceptional team at Cruise Whitsundays.

Their journey with Cruise Whitsundays was more than just a day-cation; it was an adventure brimming with excitement, relaxation, and unparalleled beauty. From the moment they stepped aboard the state-of-the-art vessel at Port of Airlie, they were swept away by the stunning vistas of the Coral Sea and the promise of adventure on the horizon.

Upon arriving at Daydream Island, Rachael and Maria were greeted warmly on the jetty and led to the arrivals lounge, where they received a comprehensive briefing about the myriad activities available on the island.

For thrill-seekers, Daydream Island offers a plethora of complimentary water sports and activities, from snorkelling amidst vibrant coral reefs to kayaking along the pristine coastline. Meanwhile, those craving a taste of island life can explore the lush walking trails, uncovering hidden coves and panoramic viewpoints along the way. Rachael and Maria opted to begin their adventure with a leisurely Rainforest walk, a picturesque 20-minute hike from the resort to the southern end of the island, offering breathtaking views of the landscape.

Lovers Cove proved to be another highlight, with its charming pop-up bar serving refreshing beverages until 4 PM. Snorkel equipment and stinger suits are also available free of charge, allowing visitors to explore the underwater wonders surrounding the island.

For those seeking ultimate relaxation, Daydream Island offers an array of options. Whether lounging by the infinity pool with a cocktail in hand or strolling through the tropical gardens, where resident wallabies bask in the sun, the island provides the perfect backdrop for unwinding.

A visit to the Living Reef and underwater observatory is an absolute must, offering a glimpse into the vibrant marine life that calls the Whitsundays home. Rachael and Maria were particularly enchanted by the peaceful ambiance and beauty of the underwater observatory, not to mention the delightful surprise awaiting them in the adjacent bathroom… You’ll have to see it for yourself…!

Their day culminated in a delicious two-course lunch at Salti Restaurant & Bar, where they savoured both the food and the breathtaking views of the surrounding seascape.

As the sun dipped below the horizon, signalling the end of their island escape, Rachael and Maria bid farewell to Daydream Island. The memories of their adventure will linger long after they've returned home, a testament to the beauty and wonder that awaits in the Whitsundays.

So why wait? Embark on your own Daydream Island escape with Cruise Whitsundays and experience the magic of this tropical paradise for yourself. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or simply a chance to reconnect with nature, you'll find it all and more in the pristine waters of the Whitsundays. Contact our team today and make your dreams a reality!

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QTAB accredited business
The Whitsundays Queensland
Eco Certified
Australian Tourism Awards 2023 Bronze 3-3.5 Star Accommodation
2023 Queensland Tourism Awards Gold Winner 3-3.5 Star Accommodation
The Whitsundays Tourism Awards 2023 Gold Winner 3-3.5 Star Accommodation
The Whitsundays Tourism Awards 2023 Winner Whitsundays Business of the Year
The Whitsundays Tourism Awards 2023 Winner Award for Most Outstanding Whitsundays Booking Service
Travellers Choice
Best of Queensland 2023
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370 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach,
Whitsundays QLD 4802 Australia

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Magnums Unique Accommodation acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Land on which we work and live, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures, and to Elders past, present and emerging.

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