Daydream Island Resort and Spa
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FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions

How do I get to Daydream Island Resort and Spa?
To get to Daydream Island Resort and Spa you travel by luxury launch transfer (ferry) or helicopter. If you are transferring by launch this is done from Abel Point Marina (mainland Australia) or the Great Barrier Reef Airport (Hamilton Island).

How many levels are at the resort?
The resort has 3 accommodation wings and 3 levels of accommodation. All levels are accessible by elevators. The accommodation wings are located at the North end of the island.

Is the Resort wheelchair accessible?
Yes, the resort has wheelchair accessible rooms and the main resort areas are wheelchair accessible.

How long is Daydream Island?
Daydream Island is 1 kilometre in length and 300-400 metres wide (at the widest point).

How long does it take to travel to Great Barrier Reef Airport (Hamilton Island)?
30 minutes by luxury launch transfer.

How long does it take to travel to the mainland?
Minutes by luxury launch transfer.

Can I swim in the Living Reef Lagoon?
No, there are many Sharks, Stingrays, Barramundi’s and fragile coral that may hurt you or that you can damage.
If you would like to get up close and personal to the marine life in the Dream Reef Lagoons please check the daily activities program on feeding times. This is your opportunity to capture a photo while feeding the animals under the supervision of Daydream Island staff.
Please do not feed these animals outside the supervised program times.

Does Daydream Island have interconnecting rooms?
Yes. There are several rooms that interconnect. The hotel style rooms have an interconnecting door between the two hotel rooms. There are also some interconnecting rooms that can interconnect 3 hotel style rooms (although these are limited). All interconnecting rooms are subject to availability and must be requested at time of booking.

When is stinger season?
Stinger season is approximately between October to March every year in the hotter months. A stinger suit must be worn when swimming in the Whitsundays during this time. Daydream Island has 3 large lagoon style swimming pools and you do not need to wear a stinger suit in the lagoon style swimming pools.

What is the climate like in the Whitsundays?

 
Maximum Temperature
Minimum Temperature
Average Rainfall

Average Mean Water Temperature

January
30.4
24.9
239mm
27
February
30.1
24.9
299mm
March
28.8
24.0
230mm
April
27.1
22.6
217mm
26
May
24.8
20.8
143mm
June
22.4
18.4
106mm
July
21.9
17.6
67mm
22
August
22.9
18.1
50mm
September
25.4
19.8
24mm
October
27.6
21.8
50mm
24
November
29.1
23.3
92mm
December
30.0
24.4
198mm


Should I pre-book my Rejuvenation Spa treatment?
Yes you should pre-book to avoid disappointment. On-line booking forms are found under the Rejuvenation Spa section on this website.

Can I snorkel at Daydream Island Resort and Spa?
Yes, you can snorkel straight off the beach at Daydream Island. The best snorkelling times are mid tide to low tide at Lovers Cove. Daydream Island is surrounded by a fringing coral reef. Bring your own gear or hire it from the Island.

Does Daydream Island Resort and Spa have an outdoor cinema screen?
Yes. The 44 ft Open Air Cinema screen is complimentary for guests to enjoy the latest cinema releases on Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings commencing at 8 p.m. Enjoy watching a movie while sitting in purpose built outdoor chairs, under the stars while sipping on a glass of Sparkling wine or New Zealand natural ice-cream.
The 44ft Open Air Cinema can also be hired for private functions and is ideal for screening a company’s awards night or corporate video.

Does the Endeavour Wedding Chapel have a web cam?
Yes the Endeavour Wedding Chapel does have a web cam. This enables guests who are unable to make the wedding to see the wedding live via an internet broadcast.

Does Daydream Island have a Kids club?
Yes. The Skippers Kids club caters for children from 6 weeks to 12 years old. Session times must be pre-booked direct with the Kids club.


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