Daydream Island

An excellent choice of island in the Whitsundays as a base for families.
Easily accessible and developed with an ideal combination of relaxation and activities in mind, Daydream Island – part of the Molle Group of islands and previously known as West Molle Island before its current re-brand – is a tiny island that makes up for its lack of size with what it offers in terms of family-oriented facilities.
About Daydream Island

Largely covered by the Daydream Island Resort and Spa complex, Daydream Island sits roughly a 30 minute boat ride away from the mainland, a fact which highlights its accessibility, and features a nice cross-section of activities, dining options and natural scenery.

Add in a couple of unique attractions and quirks that help it stand out from some of its other nearby island neighbours and it’s got a focus all of its own.


Set amongst the Whitsunday Island chain of beaches, Daydream Island is a very small Island with only 500m wide and 1 km in length. With pristine beaches, sparking bays, crystal clear waters, exotic rainforest, unspoiled natural beauty and colourful coral reefs, Daydream Island is a tourist hotspot.

The Island is truly an isolated place surrounded by nature, making it one of the world’s most happening destinations. If you want to come to Daydream Island, you can reach here by ferry or take a flight to the nearby Hamilton Island Great Barrier Reef Airport. Daydream Island is well known for not only its timeless beauty but also its easy accessibility from the Hamilton Island airport and the main land.

The Island has three picturesque beaches, which are full of diverse marine life and 50 coral varieties, and 40 varieties of marine fish, making it an ideal spot to snorkel and enjoy the underwater life. You can come to Daydream Island for a complete holiday vacation or for a day trip with your family and friends.

There are numerous things to see and do on Daydream Island that you can’t get bored there. Daydream Island has wonderful natural environment, which is suitable for a diverse range of nature-based and water sports activities, such as fishing, scuba diving, cruises, paddle skiing, catamarans, windsurfing, snorkelling, water skiing, scuba diving and wake boarding. You can also take dingys and jet skis on rental.

You can explore the Great Barrier Reef through mini submarine, helicopter, snorkelling, scuba diving, or by on board viewing galleries. One of the best ways to explore the Great Barrier Reef is through helicopter tours, which operate frequently and provide breathtaking views of the majestic reef and its surrounding scenic areas.

The best way to explore the underwater marine life is through Daydream Dive Adventures, which provide snorkelling safaris. Daydream Island is a perfect site for sailing enthusiasts. It also offers a wonderful outdoor aquarium, which has around 50 different corals and 80 different types of exotic sea life. You can also enjoy other recreational activities, such as coral viewing, sail-boarding, parasailing, scuba diving, jet-skiing; badminton, volleyball, and tennis, for a more adventurous experience.

Daydream Island also has a dense jungle in the centre, which is home to a wide variety of tiny sunbirds and parrots. If you want to get more fun, then just stroll through the lush tropical vegetation and rainforest and enjoy the panoramic views of the Garden of Eden, which is no less than a heavenly experience.

Escape with a loved one to any of the accommodations available on Daydream Island to have a perfect holiday experience and see your most exotic of daydreams becoming a reality.

Daydream Island in Pictures
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