Magical Great Barrier Reef and Whitsundays Escape
Experience the beauty of the Great Barrier Reef and Whitsunday Islands with an escape to the award-winning Daydream Island Resort and Spa. Stay five nights in a Garden Balcony Room and enjoy daily buffet breakfast, $200 food & beverage credit, $500 spa credit, $200 kids club credit, complimentary island activities and more. Only $999 for two adults, valued up to $2,600. Plus up to two kids stay free.
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The stunning Whitsundays are yours to explore when you immerse yourself in the sun-drenched beauty of the region with a 5 night/6 day escape to Daydream Island Resort and Spa for only $999 for two adults (and up to two kids aged 14 or younger), valued up to $2,600.
Getting to the Whitsundays couldn't be easier with daily flights departing directly from Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane to Hamilton Island or Whitsunday Coast Airports – and just a 30-minute boat ride through the picturesque Whitsunday Islands to Daydream Island Resort and Spa.
One of Australia’s best-loved and most iconic holiday destinations, Daydream Island Resort and Spa boasts a plethora of awards including a 2016 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for the Spa and several 2014 Whitsunday Tourism & Business Awards (winner of the People’s Choice Award, Best Deluxe Accommodation Award and Best Tourist Attraction Award, 2014) – the resort was also inducted into the Whitsunday Tourism Hall of Fame for three consecutive years.
Check out the blog prepared by our Travel Team with lots of photos, and the resort video presented by Channel 9 Travel Presenter Livinia Nixon below.
Don't forget to check out the exclusive upgrade options below.
Your Package Includes
Accommodation in a plush Garden Balcony Room featuring either a king-size bed and double fold-out sofa bed or two queen-size beds (beds subject to availability), ensuite bathroom, satellite TV, minibar and a balcony or terrace boasting serene views across the stunning tropical gardens.
Complimentary shell necklace and a refreshing mocktail on arrival.
Daily buffet breakfasts at the resort’s in-house Waterfalls Restaurant. Tuck into tasty offerings with a full hot breakfast selection as well as freshly baked pastries, cereals, toast and tropical fruits, plus a full range of teas, coffees and fresh juices.
$50 spa credit per adult per day can be used towards treatments off the exclusive Luxury Escapes Spa Menu at the Rejuvenation Spa per stay (maximum of one $50 credit per day per person). Unwind with soothing treatments like relaxation massages, aromatherapy, reflexology and youth-restoring facials.
A $200 food and beverage credit to use at any of Daydream Island's restaurants, bars and cafes: enjoy a bite at Fishbowl Tavern, sample the buffet at Waterfalls Buffet Restaurant, dine à la carte at Mermaids, relax with a coffee and snack at the Coffee Bean Cafe or the Boathouse Bakery and enjoy a drink at Lagoon Cocktail Bar or Splashes swim-up pool bar.
$20 credit per child per day to be used at the Skippers Club for Kids (maximum of one $20 credit to be used per child per day) to enjoy activities such as arts and crafts workshops, guided nature walks, exciting treasure hunts and much more (please note: Skippers Club is only available for children aged 0 to 12 years).
A complimentary holiday portrait session to immortalise your memories of Daydream Island. Spend up to 30 minutes with a professional photographer and take home two bordered 6x8 photos.
Complimentary Wi-Fi in all rooms, as well as in the resort’s central Atrium area.
Free mini-golf for all guests: make your way through Daydream’s 19-hole themed mini-golf course featuring iconic Aussie landmarks including the Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Two-for-one cruises from Cruise Whitsundays (plus two-for-one on kids prices) - choose from a Camira Sailing Adventure, a morning half-day Whitehaven tour, scenic one hour cruise through the Whitsunday Islands to Airlie Beach or sail to Whitehaven and enjoy a picnic (blackout dates apply, see 'Fine Print' tab for more details).
Over 20 free resort activities including non-motorised watersports like kayaking and paddleboarding, also feel free to catch a movie at the open-air cinema, or learn about the surrounding environment with informative and e**ducational shark and fish feeding sessions.**
Access to Daydream Island’s comprehensive range of on-site facilities including three stunning beaches, three lagoon-style swimming pools, eight dining and bar options, the Living Reef outdoor aquarium, Rejuvenation Spa, Starfish Boutique, tennis courts, outdoor cinema, a 19-hole mini-golf course, fully equipped gymnasium, helipad, and handy activities desk.
Upgrades & Extended Stays
Seven Night Option
Want to stay longer? Two adults (and up to two children aged 14 or younger) can spend 7 nights/8 days in a Garden Balcony Room for only $1,399, valued up to $3,560.
Ocean Balcony Room Upgrade
Desire a stunning ocean view? Upgrade and two adults (and up to two kids aged 14 or younger) can enjoy 5 nights in a sensational Ocean Balcony Room for only $1,099, valued up to $3,025; or stay for 7 nights for just $1,499, valued up to $4,155 with all the inclusions listed above.
Ocean Balcony Rooms feature inviting interiors with either a king-size bed and double fold out sofa bed or two queen-size beds (bedding subject to availability), along with a range of handy modern amenities and the added bonus of a private balcony or terrace that offers alluring views of the marina or Mermaids Beach.
Coral Ocean Balcony Room Upgrade
Take your Daydream Island escape to the next level! Two adults (and up to two kids aged 14 or younger) can relax with 5 nights in a gorgeous Coral Ocean Balcony Room for only $1,299, valued up to $3,400; or stay for 7 nights for just $1,749, valued up to $4,680 with all the inclusions listed above.
Coral Ocean Balcony Rooms contain either a king-size bed and double fold out sofa bed or two queen-size beds (bedding subject to availability) and also boast the added luxury of a private balcony or terrace that grants uninterrupted views of the turquoise ocean waters.
No need to worry about getting your preferred dates. The Booking Guarantee means that if you try to make a booking within 14 days from purchase and can't get your preferred dates within the validity period, you can get a full refund.
How to Book Your Travel Dates! Once you purchase your preferred Luxury Escapes package, you will receive a travel voucher with the direct reservation details for the resort. When you are ready to finalise your travel dates and confirm your booking, contact the resort directly through the reservation email provided in the voucher.
Click on the 'Fine Print' tab above to read all the terms and conditions relating to this offer.
Valid for stays until 15 December 2017 (bookings must be made by 15 October 2017).
Blackout Dates: Not available for travel 3 December 2016, 26 December 2016 to 31 December 2016, 16 January 2017 to 20 January 2017.
High Season Surcharges: A surcharge of $100 per room per night applies for stays 17 December 2016 to 24 December 2016, 1 January 2017 to 6 January 2017, 14 April 2017 to 17 April 2017 and 16 September 2017 to 8 October 2017 payable directly to the resort.
Christmas Surcharge: A surcharge of $150 per room applies for stays on 25 December 2016, payable directly to the resort.
These packages are for luxury accommodation only. Flights are not included and need to be purchased separately.
Ferry Transfers: Please note: ferry transfers to Daydream Island are not included in your package and must be purchased separately. Please be advised that advanced bookings are essential. Ferry transfers can be booked directly with Daydream Island Reservations at the time of booking. Visit the following link for Cruise Whitsundays transfer times: http://www.cruisewhitsundays.com/resort_fulltimetable.aspx
Booking Guarantee: Make a booking within 14 days from the date of purchase and if you don't get your preferred dates within the validity period of the deal then we will give you a FULL refund. Please note that evidence of an attempted booking must be provided to our Support Team via email no more than 2 days after the 14 day period. At this point, we will escalate with management to try and secure your preferred dates and if they are still unavailable, a full refund will be payable (bookings must be made before 15 October 2017).
Strictly subject to availability and please book early to lock in your preferred dates. After the booking guarantee period, bookings for specific dates during the validity period will be accepted on a first in, best dressed basis.
Vouchers are valid for two adults and up to two children (aged 14 or younger). Please note: a minimum of 1 adult per booking must be 18 years of age or over unless staying in an interconnecting family room.
Maximum Room Capacity: The maximum room capacity is two adults and up to two children (aged 14 or younger) OR four adults (maximum of four people total per room). See 'Extra Guest Policy' and 'Child Policy' for more details. If travelling with more than two children, infants included, you will be required to upgrade to a Family Room (see below).
Extra Guest Policy: Up to two extra adults (persons 15 years or over) may stay for a surcharge of $100 per adult per night, sleeping on existing bedding (one king-size bed and one double sofa-bed or two queen-size beds) with full inclusions (excluding spa credits). Surcharges payable directly to the resort upon booking.
Child Policy: Two children aged 14 years or under stay free when sharing with adults/parents in existing bedding (one king-size bed and one double fold-out sofa bed, or two queen-size beds) with full inclusions (excluding spa). For three children aged 14 years or under, guests need to contact the resort directly and pay to upgrade to a family room (consisting of two interconnecting rooms; max occupancy is eight guests). Surcharges payable directly to the resort.
Baby Policy: Children younger than three years of age will count towards room capacity, one cot per room can be provided free of charge (subject to availability).
Additional bedding: A maximum of one single rollaway bed may be added for an additional charge, payable directly to the resort upon booking (strictly subject to availability, maximum of four people per room).
Please note: If you are travelling with more than two children (infants included) you will be required to UPGRADE to a Family Room. Please see below for Family Room upgrade surcharge information.
Interconnecting Room Request: Family room (consisting of two interconnecting rooms) upgrades are subject to availability and incur an extra charge, payable directly to the resort. Please note: connecting rooms are only available when upgrading to a Family Room at the time of reservation, payable directly to the resort upon booking. Connecting rooms will not be confirmed without upgrading to a Family Room (subject to availability). When upgrading to a Family Room, extra guests will receive daily breakfasts only.
Upgrade to a Garden Balcony Family Room (from a Garden Balcony Voucher) from an extra $189 per night; or upgrade to an Ocean Balcony Family Room (from an Ocean Balcony Voucher) from an extra $240 per night; or upgrade to a Coral Ocean Family Room (from a Coral Ocean Balcony Voucher) from an extra $285 per night. These surcharges are based upon two adults and up to six children (aged 14 or younger), extra charges apply for additional adults wishing to stay.
Family Room Capacity: Maximum of eight people (two adults and up to six children aged 14 or younger) in a room including infants, sleeping on one king-size bed, two queen-size beds, plus one sofa bed permitted for child or adult as seventh and eighth guest. Extra adults must pay an additional surcharge of $100 per night. Surcharges payable directly to the resort upon booking. Please note: the redemption of two or more vouchers will not be accepted for stays in Family Rooms.
Baby Policy: Children younger than three years of age will count towards room capacity, one cot per room can be provided free of charge (subject to availability).
Please note: bookings are required for the free holiday portrait, contact the resort's Photoshop (extension 8787) on arrival at Daydream to book your photo shoot (up to 30 minutes in duration) with a professional photographer. You will receive two bordered 6x8 photos to take home. Terms and conditions apply. Please see Photo Shop staff or go to www.islandphotos.com.au for more details.
Please note: Skippers Club for Kids is available for children aged 0 to 12 years. A maximum of one $20 credit per child per day can be used. The morning session operates daily between 8am and 12pm, and the afternoon session runs from 1pm to 4.30pm, subject to availability. Babysitting services can be booked at an additional charge, bookings are essential with at least 24 hours' notice. A minimum duration of three hours must be booked. The Skippers Club credits cannot be used towards payment for babysitting services.
The following applies for both Spa Credits and Skippers Club Credits. Please note: $500 spa credits per stay for Rejuvenation Spa (one $50 credit per adult to use each day) must be used separately towards treatments listed on Rejuvenation Spa's exclusive Luxury Escapes Spa Menu and cannot be combined or transferred to cash. Credits must not be used towards retail items or Spa cuisine menu. Valid for the duration of travel only. Credits are not transferrable and will not be replaced if lost. They cannot be redeemed for cash, cannot be refunded or applied against any other Daydream facility. Credits can only be used in one transaction and any un-used balance will be forfeited. Bookings essential, subject to availability. For more information contact the spa on (07) 4948 8790 or email email@example.com. Check out the Spa Menu here.
The $200 Food and Beverage credit will be applied to your room account upon check-in. Food and Beverage credit is valid for the duration of travel only and can be used at any food or beverage outlet on Daydream Island. Any Food and Beverage expense incurred above this amount will be payable by the guest on checkout from the Resort. The credit is non-transferable, cannot be redeemed for cash, cannot be refunded or applied against any other Daydream facility. Any unused credit will be forfeited.
Cruise Whitsundays voucher: guests will be presented with their Cruise Whitsundays voucher upon check-in, and can be redeemed at Daydream Island Resort's "Activities Desk". Cruise Whitsundays offer cannot be used with any other offer and the following blackout dates apply 19 December 2016 to 31 December 2016, 1 January 2017 to 15 January 2017, 23 January 2017 to 31 January 2017, 1 February 2017 to 15 February 2017, 1 April 2017 to 18 April 2017, 1 July 2017 to 10 July 2017 and 23rd September 2017 to 9 October 2017. Two-for-one voucher is valid for full paying fares only and valid for departures ex Daydream Island only. One voucher only issued per booking and only valid on Camira Sailing Adventure, Whitehaven AM half day tour, POW and Visit Airlie Beach. One voucher per booking. Voucher can only be used once and only valid while guests are staying on Daydream island on a Luxury Escapes package.
All package inclusions must be fully utilised during the course of the stay. They are not refundable, exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash.
Please note: complimentary resort activities exclude snorkel hire, an additional cost applies – payable directly to the resort.
Voucher must be presented at check-in.
All surcharges are payable directly to the hotel.
Dining inclusions do not include beverages (unless otherwise stated) and menu options are subject to change.
Travel insurance is strongly recommended. We suggest purchasing travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this voucher.
Strictly no refunds for this voucher for amendments and change of date – fees are at the resort’s discretion/policy.
Not valid in conjunction with any other offer or on existing reservations.
Any unused portion of the package is non-refundable and cannot be exchanged for other services or cash.
Additional expenses such as (but not limited to) flights are not included with this voucher.
Up to two vouchers may be purchased and combined for an extended stay.
The package cannot be split.
Offer only available for consecutive nightly stays.
Your passport must be valid at least 6 months beyond your intended stay overseas.
A visa may be required to the countries you are visiting and transiting. It is your responsibility to ensure you are holding a current visa.
The value and comparative savings have been determined based on the resort’s published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving.
All activities and services (including late checkout) are subject to availability.
Please note that full terms and conditions apply - refer LuxuryEscapes.com/terms
Redemption instructions can be found on your voucher.
Rooms serviced daily
Balcony or courtyard
Bath and shower
Individually controlled air conditioning
Satellite remote control TV
Bar size refrigerator and mini bar
Complimentary tea/coffee facilities
Safety deposit box (laptop size)
Iron and ironing board
One king bed and one fold out double sofa bed or two queen beds (bedding subject to availability)
Lagoon-style swimming pools
The Fish Bowl Tavern
The Boat House Bakery
The Coffee Bean Café
Splashes Pool Bar
Gilligan’s Bar & Health Hut
19 hole mini golf course