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Daydream Island Living Reef

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Daydream Island Resort and Spa | Pmb 22, Australia
+61 7 4948 8477
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Beautiful beach with stingrays and lemon sharks, plenty of fish and gorgeous sand! This island is a... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Katie D
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Family group trip (8 adults, 8 kids and 4 rooms)

We travelled just outside of school holidays so pretty much had the resort to ourselves BRILLIANT... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Bendemeer, Australia
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Daydream Island’s amazing Living Reef is a must see on the island. Located at the entrance to the resort, it is one of the world’s largest man-made living coral reef lagoons and features more than 80 species of marine fish and 50 species of coral. This microcosm of the Great Barrier Reef continues to capture the imagination of tourists young and old; with guests having the opportunity to hand feed resident stingrays, sharks and barramundi.
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  • Poor3%
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Daydream Island Resort and Spa | Pmb 22, Australia
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Beautiful beach with stingrays and lemon sharks, plenty of fish and gorgeous sand! This island is a must see!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 11 May 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 rooms were located together and the dining options while...More

Thank Brendee23
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

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 quick, very attentive to detail and very thorough in cleaning the...More

Thank ranjit248
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed this experience. Very informative talk with the marine biologists when I went in and fed the stingrays. I was fortunate to be the only one in the group so I had them all to myself.

Thank travelbug1959
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We arrived on this island around 2 o'clock. Thinking we could have some lunch. Well,...it was was dead. There were 2 or three restaurants, but only one was open and the kitchen was already closing. Shops were closed too. I was prepared that it was...More

Thank logowesley
Reviewed 10 March 2017

A great place for couples or families. Very clean facilities. Friendly helpful staff. Great views. Loved the wildlife

Thank Lesley R
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This attraction is at the Daydream Resort and is really cool as you get to experience the colours of the ocean without getting wet.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 7 March 2017

My children aged 8, 9 and 11 did the Reef Rangers and absolutely loved it. It's so lovely to watch the fish swim around and learn a lot about these creatures. The presenter Nick was really good. The stingray splash was great although my middle...More

Thank Leanne F
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I absolutely loved hand feeding and petting the stingrays at the Living Reef on Daydream Island. The marine biologists were great and very informative. The stingrays are very friendly, and loved rubbing up against everyone. They blow bubbles at your toes and its the weirdest...More

Thank Kayla2013Travel
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Atrocious! Appalling rooms, apathetic staff, mediocre food and exorbitant prices to boot. I recall below a litany of abuse encountered: A friend had to wait four hours to check into a water logged room. Our keycards stopped working multiple times. We paid 20 bucks for...More

Thank Jay R
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