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10th Mar 2017
When choosing an island holiday destination there’s no better aquatic playground than the Great Barrier Reef stretching over 2,300 kilometres along Queensland’s coastline. Daydream Island is situated in the heart of this iconic world heritage area and perfectly positioned for a barrier reef island holiday. With its own colourful fringing coral reef, Living Reef man…
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27th Feb 2017
Daydream Island is one of Australia’s great Barrier Reef island resorts and the perfect location to explore the world 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 Daydream as your Great Barrier Reef island resort stepping stone,…
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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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19th Oct 2016
Daydream Island Resort and Spa has again been named as one of Australia’s most popular family friendly holiday destinations. National travel magazine Holidays for Kids has named it one of Australia’s Top 10 Resorts for 2016 in its annual Readers Choice Top 10 Awards. The popular resort was placed third in the ‘Australia Over 4…
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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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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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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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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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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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