Daydream Island Whitsundays QLD
The closest of the Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach - Shute Harbour, Daydream Island is just 5 km (3 miles) from the mainland. Daydream is extremely popular due to its natural beauty and variety of water activities available.
There's snorkelling along beaches with fringing coral, and water-sports including sailboarding, jet-skiing, parasailing, coral viewing in glass bottomed boats, and reef fishing. Play tennis, volleyball, badminton or croquet. Learn to dive or try sea kayaking.
You’ll be able to snorkel directly off the beach to the fringing reef or go sea kayaking, water skiingand windsurfing. There are also several walking tracks on the island for you to explore. The central and highest point of the island is a small but dense jungle of tropical vegetation inhabited by parrots and tiny sunbirds.
Daydream Island Resort occupies the majority of the island and offers many activities and impressive facilities including an excellent mini-golf putt-putt course.
Getting to Daydream Island
You can fly direct to nearby Hamilton Island from most Australian cities and transfer to Daydream by launch. Or, fly to Proserpine on the coast, travel by coach to Shute Harbour, and then by launch. Helijet or seaplane also available.
Telephone 61-79-488 488.
Facsimile 61-79-488 499.
Photos courtesy - Tourism Queensland