Escape and experience breathtaking island destinations in the heart of the spectacular Whitsunday islands with an Island Escape Day Cruise. An exciting selection is available.
Great Barrier Reef Adventures – Island Escape Day Cruises
Laze the day away at Daydream Island Resort and Spa, one of the premier resorts in the Whitsunday Islands. Specially developed with day visitors in mind, Daydream Village at the southern end of the island has all the facilities of an island resort and then some! If pampering is what you’re after, indulge in a most remarkable experience at the Daydream Rejuvenation Spa.
Long Island Resort is a superb destination for a day visit as you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and great facilities of the resort, head off to explore the islands walking tracks or a mix of both.
DAYDREAM ISLAND RESORT AND SPA ESCAPE
Daydream Island Resort and Spa, one of the premier resorts in the Whitsunday Islands, invites you to come and enjoy the many attractions of this fantastic island.
Daydream Village at the southern end of the island has been specially developed with day visitors in mind. It has all the facilities of an island resort and then some! Set around the swimming pool is a bakery, watersports & dive shop and souvenir boutique. There are tennis courts, a children’s playground and the fantastic ‘Living Reef’ Coral Lagoon filled with colourful coral and fish life.
There’s lots of room to laze away the day poolside, on the lawns or adjacent beach. Take a swim, stroll along Sunset Beach or see wallabies and endless bird life on the rainforest walk. The ‘Around Australia’ mini-golf course has to be the best in the world – definitely not just for the kids!
At lunchtime, you can make your own selection from ‘The Boathouse’ at the southern end or you can wander along to the Resort area and enjoy a two-course lunch poolside at Mermaids Restaurant. Looking for just a “taste” of Daydream so to speak then enjoy or fabulous lunch cruise. Guests dine at Mermaids whilst enjoying the views out across the Whitsundays.
Short scenic cruise to Daydream Island Resort and Spa
Full use of south-end Daydream Village resort facilities
‘Living Reef’ Coral Lagoon
19-hole mini-golf course (extra cost)
Rainforest walk – wallabies and bird life
Motorised watersports, snorkelling and diving are available at an additional cost.
Situated in Daydream Village, The Boathouse Bakery has a range of sandwiches, rolls, pizzas etc.
Enjoy a buffet lunch poolside at Mermaids Restaurant.
Superb buffet at Waterfalls Restaurant
(From Abel Point Marina in Airlie Beach)
DEPARTS RETURNS (departs Daydream)
BREAKFAST CRUISE 6:45 am 9:35 am AP
FULL DAY 8:30 am or 9:15 am 3:30 pm, 5:15 pm AP
HALF DAY – Option 1 9:15 am 1:20 pm AP
HALF DAY – Option 2 11:00 am 3:50 pm or 5:15 pm AP
LONG ISLAND RESORT ESCAPE
When you dream of an island holiday, this is what you’re dreaming of – hammocks swinging under palm trees, golden sandy beaches, gentle waves lapping at the shore and 2,500 acres of tropical rainforest to explore.
Long Island is a superb destination for a day visit as you can enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and great facilities of the resort, head off to explore the island walking tracks or a mix of both.
Relax on the beach, claim a hammock or take a dip in the pool. Enjoy a cocktail or cold beer at the poolside bar before that superb buffet lunch.
Long Island Resort also boasts a superb spa facility and has a comprehensive range of water sports – parasailing, jet skiing, catamaran sailing, glass bottom water bikes, water skiing and fishing trips (available at extra cost)
Experience the magic of nature and the Australian bush on the 20 km of varied-length scenic walking tracks in the National Park – suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Enjoy hilltop views, bush wildlife and palm-fringed beaches. Or you can take to the water and explore the coral reef only 150 metres offshore.
They have a whole range of options for you to visit Long Island – half-day and full-day cruises.
Island walks and lovely sandy beaches
Full use of resort facilities
Bird and fish feeding
Loads of activities available
Enjoy the scenic cruise viewing other Whitsunday Islands en route.
LUNCH & BREAKFAST
Superb buffet meals in Palms Restaurant at the main resort
(From Abel Point Marina / Shute Harbour)
DEPARTS RETURNS (departs Long)
FULL DAY – Abel Point 8:15 am or 9:15 am 3:05 pm or 4:30 pm AP
HALF DAY – Abel Point 11:00 am 3:05 pm or 4:30 pm AP
FREE courtesy coach transfers from all local area accommodations to/from Shute Harbour and Abel Point Marina (just 5 minutes from Airlie Beach).
For travel until 31 March 2012. All prices are AU$