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21st Nov 2016
Sharks hold a great fascination for all, even though some people have a misguided fear of them. Daydream has a range of shark species on display in its Living Reef lagoons including, Brown banded Bamboo Sharks, a Sickle Fin Lemon Shark, Black-tip Reef Sharks and Epaulette Sharks. Daydream has four black tip reef sharks. Two…
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9th Oct 2016
Escape to paradise and discover Daydream Island’s magnificent flora and fauna on one of the island’s most popular attractions, the rainforest walk. Daydream Island’s picturesque 30-minute rainforest walk is a wonderful way to see the island’s native animals and more than 200 plant species. Winding its way across the island through historic rainforest, the trail…
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5th Sep 2016
Daydream’s resident marine biologist John Gaskell is featuring in a major campaign from Tourism and Events Queensland promoting ‘Local Secrets’ throughout the State. 
 In this latest video John shares one of Queensland’s best ‘local secrets’; Daydream’s very own Living Reef lagoons coursing through the resort. 
 John shares his passion for the attraction and…
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1st Sep 2016
Daydream Island is the perfect Great Barrier Reef island accommodation from which to explore Australia’s famous Great Barrier Reef. Whether you’re a non-swimmer or keen to get wet, there are many ways you can interact with the planet’s largest living organism. Using the pick of Whitsundays resorts Daydream Island as your stepping stone, right in the heart…
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15th Jul 2016
Daydream Island is proving to be quite the playground for Pokémon Go fans with two Gyms providing ample opportunity for players of this latest internet app gaming craze to locate Pokémon – or pocket monsters -- modelled primarily on insects. Daydream is a good location for Pokémon hunting as it’s safer than playing on the…
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8th Jul 2016
Daydream’s own marine biologist John Gaskell is featuring in a major campaign from Tourism and Events Queensland promoting ‘Local Secrets’ throughout Queensland. John shares one of his favourite snorkelling spots, a fringing reef off North Molle Island just near Daydream. In this video he shows us why this is one of his favourite spots to…
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8th Jul 2016
Daydream Island’s amazing Living Reef lagoons are home to a variety of wonderful marine creatures many of which are recognisable from the classic Disney Movies Finding Nemo, and now, Finding Dory. Daydream’s on-island Living Reef attraction is home to more than 140 species of marine fish, 82 species of coral and 15 species of invertebrates…
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28th Jun 2016
With the arrival of Disney’s hit animated movie Finding Dory a welcome return character is Nemo the clownfish who was the star of Disney’s first instalment, Finding Nemo. Alongside Dory the blue tang, clownfish, known for their predominantly striped orange and white appearance, have become amongst the most recognisable species associated with both The Great…
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17th Jun 2016
The blue tang feeds mainly on algae which it can rip from coral and rocks with their sharp teeth. Daydream Island Resort & Spa has its own blue tangs in the Living Reef lagoons and display tanks as well as resident clownfish in Nemoville, a popular section of the Living Reef. “We’re lucky to have…
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8th Jun 2016
The ocean is the heart of our planet. It connects people from all over the world, produces oxygen, feeds hundreds of millions, and is home to an amazing array of marine animals and plants. World Oceans Day on June 8th is an opportune time for us to reflect upon the importance of our oceans and…
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7th Jun 2016
Executive Chef Jozsef Nyeste has been overseeing the transformation of Daydream Island Resort and Spa’s signature restaurant Mermaids. Jozsef has long experience in putting his stamp on Queensland restaurants and now the newly refurbished Mermaids is benefiting from his experience with the introduction of some classic dishes with a twist. “My food philosophy and style…
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2nd Jun 2016
The Fringing Reefs of the Whitsundays are recovering well from the moderate bleaching that occurred this summer according to the resident marine biologist and Living Reef manager on Daydream Island, John Gaskell. Mr Gaskell said that despite concerns of widespread coral bleaching along The Great Barrier Reef, the Whitsunday region has coped relatively well throughout…
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26th May 2016
Are you heading to Daydream Island soon for a long-awaited tropical island Whitsundays Resorts holiday? As we believe the key to a successful resort holiday is rest and relaxation, we have compiled an essential packing list that will save you time and worry. So what are you waiting for – let’s get packing!   Your Whitsundays…
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2nd May 2016
Whitehaven Beach is one of the true gems of the Whitsunday islands. A must-see destination, Whiteheaven Beach has become world famous because of its bright white silica sand and turquoise waters. It’s the perfect place for a romantic picnic lunch and an afternoon of snorkelling and swimming. Daydream Island’s Activities Desk can help you organise…
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19th Apr 2016
Clownfish have become one of the most recognised fish species on the Great Barrier Reef and one of the most popular marine attractions at Daydream Island Resort and Spa. The clownfish, known for its striped orange and white appearance, is often referred to as ‘Nemo’ after the main character of the popular Disney animated film,…
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17th Apr 2016
Honeymoons are a once in a lifetime opportunity to spend some precious time alone with your loved one and celebrate your status as newlyweds. A Whitsundays honeymoon is simply one of the dream destination experiences for the perfect romantic getaway. At Daydream Island, one of Australia’s most romantic destinations, honeymooners can enjoy a number of…
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12th Apr 2016
The world’s most renowned naturalist, David Attenborough, documented one of natures most amazing scenes in the first part of his Great Barrier Reef documentary this week. Attenborough and his research team filmed one of the world’s natural wonders – the annual coral spawning in the Great Barrier Reef. The amazing phenomenon, which usually resembles an…
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There’s no other island quite like Daydream, on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. With a fringing reef a mere flipper’s kick from the beach and a Living Reef on the island itself, it’s an incredible place to not only live and learn about one of the world’s greatest natural wonders, but to experience it first hand.

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