Australia’s Daydream Island Resort set for 2019 relaunch

The Daydream Island Resort is set to reopen in early 2019, following the devastation caused by Cyclone Debbie in 2017.

Following an extensive $100 million redevelopment, the resort will offer 277 refurbished modern rooms and suites with the choice of interconnecting rooms for families and special access rooms, is billed as the new premium resort for romantics, families and groups.

The Living Reef, a free form coral lagoon, will wrap 200 metres around the central building holding over 1.5 million litres of water. Guests will be able to join the team of marine biologists who live on the island and feed baby stingrays who live amongst more than 100 species of fish, coral and invertebrates such as star fish, sea cucumbers and crabs.

Daydream Island Resort’s event space, meanwhile, will cater for major events. Guests visiting the island for conferences will have access to the latest technology audio visual equipment across three dedicated conference rooms. Special events from cocktail parties to gala dinners can be catered for across a large range of indoor and outdoor event locations, including weddings.

Daydream Island Resort’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Jayson Heron, says: “The reopening of Daydream Island is a huge milestone after the devastation caused by Cyclone Debbie. It will have been a two-year journey and we are excited to welcome our loyal regulars and new guests to the island to experience the new premium offering”.