There’s plenty to see and do on Daydream, with complimentary activities including giant chess, rainforest walks, beach volleyball, sailing, water polo, bocce and coconut bowls.
For some action-packed adventure, guests can try jet skiing, kayaking, parasailing, reef, fishing, tennis, volleyball, stand-up paddleboards and scuba diving.
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 recent release movies on the 44ft screen at the Outdoor Cinema or the Australia-themed 19-hole mini golf course. Each hole is themed around Australia’s many tourist attractions – there’s the Birdsville Pub, Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House. Daydream’s rainforest is transformed into Kakadu and naturally the Great Barrier Reef is a feature hole.
If you’re unsure of what to do next, Daydream’s activities desk may be able to point you in the right direction. Popular options include a helicopter trip to the world-famous Whitehaven beach for a private picnic, a day trip to the heart of the Great Barrier Reef or a sunset champagne cruise around the Whitsunday islands.
Daydream Island has three beaches, one (Lover’s Cove) is fringed by outcrops of live coral and colourful fish life, which makes for a perfect underwater playground to snorkel. If it is scenery you are after, the Rainforest walk is a 20 minute walk stretching the length of the island with an array of wildlife and spectacular scenic views.
The well equipped Gymnasium is open daily and free of charge. Pilates and yoga classes and personal training sessions are also available.
The Skippers Kids Club is open daily and provides one to four hour child care sessions for children aged 6 weeks to 12 years. Evening babysitting services are available as is equipment hire for cots, prams and strollers.
Retail outlets on Daydream include Starfish Boutique, Gingers Hut and the Lobby shop – open daily with a vast selection of resort and swimwear, souvenirs and amenities.
Make sure you take advantage of the FREE holiday portrait offer. All you need to do is contact the Photoshop on Ext: 8787 on arrival at Daydream, book your free photoshoot with a professional photographer and you will receive two free bordered 6x8 photos to take home.