Daydream Island Visitor Information

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Daydream Island Resort is located in the centre of the Whitsundays group, that is comprised of 74 islands in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park.

How to get there

Getting to Daydream Island is easy. Fly in to Hamilton Island and then relax for the 30 minute launch transfer to Daydream Island with Cruise Whitsundays. Alternatively, travel to Port of Airlie in Airlie Beach on the mainland and take the Cruise Whitsundays launch transfer to the island. Daydream Island also has a helipad.

Direct flights to Hamilton Island are available from Sydney, Cairns, Brisbane and Melbourne with connections from other cities.

Direct flights to Whitsunday Coast Airport in Proserpine on the mainland are also available from Brisbane with connections from southern cities. Coach transfers are available from this airport to connect with the launch transfer in Port of Airlie to Daydream Island.

Flight times

Sydney 2hrs 25mins
Melbourne 3hrs 24mins
Brisbane 1hr 45mins
Cairns 1hr 05mins