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28th Mar 2017
Live Updates - Cyclone Debbie Update 30th March as at 4pm Following the evacuation earlier this afternoon of all guests from Daydream Island we can advise that 116 staff have also been evacuated to the mainland. We’d like to express our gratitude to all involved, including the authorities, military, airlines and our industry partners – especially…
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3rd Feb 2017
Daydream Island Resort and Spa is introducing some alternative food and beverage options in conjunction with some strategic projects commencing ahead of the exciting $50 million refurbishment announced for 2018. From Monday February 6th 2017 the following outlets on Daydream will be operating:   Lunch dining outlets Mermaids 7 days - 11.30am to 2.30pm Splashes 7 days - 11.30am…
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25th Jan 2017
Daydream Island Resort Refurbishment Confirmed for 2018 Daydream Island Resort and Spa’s owners China Capital Investment Group (CCIG) has announced a more than $50-million-dollar redevelopment which will see significant infrastructure upgrades to the popular Whitsunday tropical island resort. The works will see the resort closing in early 2018 for a period of time to ensure…
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29th Nov 2016
The Rejuvenation Spa at Daydream Island Resort has been awarded a 2016 Certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor. The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded to properties that consistently achieve outstanding traveller reviews on TripAdvisor.  Daydream’s Rejuvenation Spa provides a holistic approach to wellbeing, offering the time-tested health benefits of aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, massage and essential services,…
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21st Nov 2016
Daydream Island has been nominated for voting in Australia's Top 10 Islands for 2016! Cast your vote for Daydream Island as Australia's top island destination for the chance to win an awesome experience package with top travel website Experience Oz and NZ. Located on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Daydream is one of the few inhabited islands…
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9th Nov 2016
The Whitsundays has been voted by Condé Nast Traveler readers as fourth in the “Top 20 Islands in the World” category in the magazine’s annual Readers’ Choice Awards. Daydream Island makes up one of the 74 islands in The Whitsundays in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The Whitsundays is one of Australia’s best-loved…
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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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7th Oct 2016
Get ready to ring in the New Year in true tropical island-style this New Year’s on Daydream Island. Daydream Island Resort and Spa Director of Operations Warren McCorriston said the resort is organising a celebration the likes of which will raise the bar for future New Year’s Eve parties. “New Year’s Eve is going to…
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4th Oct 2016
With coral sand instead of snow underfoot, Daydream Island Resort and Spa is making Christmas in 2016 a day to remember. The multi award-winning resort is offering a festive filled Christmas Day in the stunning Whitsunday Islands, filled with gourmet food, entertainment and activities for guests of all ages. “Following the success of our Christmas…
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17th Aug 2016
Queensland brides have voted Daydream Island Resort and Spa one of the best resorts for Whitsundays Weddings at the 18th Queensland Annual Bridal Industry Awards. Daydream Island Resort and Spa was a finalist and awarded second place in the Resort/Motel Reception category, and was a finalist for best Ceremony Venue at the annual awards, which…
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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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11th Aug 2016
China Capital Investment Group (CCIG) has announced the acquisition of the perpetual lease of South Molle Island in the Whitsundays on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.South Molle Island is CCIG’s second Australian acquisition following the purchase in early 2015 of nearby Daydream Island Resort and Spa.The perpetual leasehold interest in South Molle Island features over 12…
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8th Aug 2016
Daydream Island has unveiled a new website to lead their brand refresh as it undergoes a transformation by owners China Capital Investment Group. The resort’s brand direction places even more emphasis on one of Australia’s most unique interactive attractions, the Living Reef — a 1.5-million-litre, free-form coral lagoon system that courses through the resort. A…
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29th Jul 2016
Disney’s family blockbuster Finding Dory continues to wow movie-goers. Daydream has had its fair share of Dory-mania since the movie’s release especially as the resort has its own collection of blue tang fish on island. We’re pleased to acknowledge the creative and fun entries submitted in our Facebook and Instagram Dory competitions. Aleisha Gee from…
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24th Jun 2016
Forever Starts With A Dream - Your All-Inclusive Wedding Package Are you planning a small intimate destination wedding and not sure where to start? Daydream Island Resort and Spa for a limited time only has introduced an all-inclusive wedding package which just might be the perfect solution to having the wedding of your dreams. Daydream…
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7th Sep 2015
Daydream Island Resort and Spa’s signature restaurant Mermaids has undergone a refurbishment ahead of the introduction of a new menu as it evolves into one of the most authentic resort dining experiences in the Whitsundays. Daydream’s director of Food and Beverage Oliver Strickland described Mermaids cuisine direction as modern Australian with an emphasis on location…
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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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