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Daydream Island Escape

From $159 PP

Highlights & Inclusions

Start your day with a scenic cruise from Port of Airlie or Hamilton Island to Daydream Island, docking at the island’s exclusive private marina. From here you can choose your own activities: relax by the pool and admire the views, discover over 100 species of marine life in the newly extended Living Reef, and learn more about them from the onsite marine biologists. A delicious two-course lunch awaits at Inkstone Kitchen & Bar. Remember: unless you’ve got your accommodation booked, don’t miss the last boat!

  • Explore Daydream Island at your leisure
  • Relax by the resort pool and enjoy the ocean views
  • See the Living Reef in action with a live fish-feeding show at 10am daily
  • Get up close and learn about topical marine life in the Living Reef Centre
  • Delicious two-course lunch at Inkstone Kitchen & Bar
  • Full or half-day options for those short of time

What to bring

  • Swimwear and beach towel
  • Sunhat, sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Light jacket/sweater for a cool or windy day
  • Camera
  • Cash/credit card


Daily Departures
From Port of Airlie Departs Returns
Half day escape* 11:35am 5:05pm
Full day escape 8:40am 6:40pm
Please note: Departure and return times are fixed. Coach transfers are not available with Daydream Island Escape cruises. Schedule changes may occur. Where a Day Cruise is cancelled we will send a notification to the contact details provided at the time of your booking. The itinerary is subject to prevailing weather and sea conditions including tides, wind, swell, sun and rain. The vessel's Master must at his discretion determine the most appropriate course to ensure acceptable levels of safety and comfort for passengers, crew and other vessels.


The following prices are per person

Daydream Island Escapes

Half Day Prices
From 1 April 2020
Adult $159
Child (4 - 14) $94
Full Day Prices
From 1 April 2020
Adult $169
Child (4 - 14) $94
Prices are in AUD and per person. Please note a non refundable credit card surcharge fee of 1.42% (Mastercard & Visa), 1.1% (WeChatPay), 2.8% (Amex), 2% (China Union Pay) or 1.54% (Alipay) applies to all bookings. This fee is not included if payment is made via POLi.
Coach Transfers
Adult $12.50
Child (4 - 14) $6.50
NOTE: most Airlie accommodation is within walking distance to Port of Airlie. Coach transfers are however an option. Coach transfer not available for Half Day tour.

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