Daydream Island Living Reef, Daydream Island

3.9
#4 of 10 in Wildlife in Whitsunday Islands
One of the world's largest manmade coral reefs Daydream Island Living Reef houses over 115 species of marine fish and 80 species of coral. There you'll see a brilliant display of color making up this underwater city. With the help of a guide, hand-feed stingrays, shark, and barramundi to get a look at these amazing creatures up close. This attraction greets you at the entrance of the island's resort. Put Daydream Island Living Reef into our Daydream Island vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Daydream Island.
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  • May 15, 2017
    Nice, very small plant with several sharks, rays and a small man-made reef. We have not seen the show. No extra visit worth, but nice to look at when you are already there.
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  • May 11, 2017
    We travelled just outside of school holidays so pretty much had the resort to ourselves BRILLIANT for our family group of 16. We did a group booking through Flight Centre and it all went smoothly. Our...  more »
  • March 25, 2017
    Great place. Friendly and very helpful staff. Unique experiences such as the salt water lagoons with live corals and sea life. Very clean. We had one person called Lucinda doing our rooms. She was qui...  more »
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  • February 20, 2017
    Great island excellent pool and loads of activities. Room is a bit rundown, mould in bathroom and dated decor, sliding door difficult to open. Mini putt is so run down you can't use it! Being an island, food is limited. Buffet breakfast food was fantastic, however if you like machine coffee, the coffee shop doesn't open till 8am. lunch was almost non existent, just a pie or sandwich from the bar, restaurants and bakery were all shut down. Only one option for dinner each night. First was a la carte restaurant, very pricey. The service was substandard. $42 for a lamb loin, you would expect it to be perfect but sent back twice overlooked and dry! Second night a BBQ buffet single serving only $25 not too bad. Third night takeaway pizza, limited options all remade in the morning (at $25 each I would expect fresh). Nice place just the food aspect was a major let down. Would classify this place as a 3star. Watch out for the free photos voucher....it's a bit of a scam, they didn't have time if you want the free photo but if I paid $100 up front suddenly there was room to do photos and process on time.
  • July 2, 2017
    Small but beautiful island resort!
  • January 10, 2017
    What a fantastic place to get away. Family friendly with loads of activities.

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