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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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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 Aug 2016
Daydream Island Resort and Spa has been named a finalist in the Best of Family Travel Awards 2016. National travel magazine Out & About With Kids has named Daydream a finalist in Australia’s Best Family Hotel or Resort category as voted by its readers.The annual awards invite readers to vote for the best family-friendly holiday places…
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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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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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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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