Whitehaven & Daydream Island Cruise

This one day island adventure cruise begins will have you in awe with the spectacular views of the 74 Whitsunday Islands before arriving via Cid Harbour onto the pristine beaches of Whitehaven.

With two full hours to spend on the most beautiful beach in Queensland you can stroll along the 7km stretch of soft white sand, take a dip in the secluded crystal waters, wander through the National Park and check out the southern end of Whitehaven.

Then back on board for a relaxing cruise around the islands and through the narrow, sheltered stretch of Hook Passage surrounded by the island's tallest peaks. Work on your tan and take in the fresh air and stunning views on route to Daydream Island

On arrival to Daydream Island you will enjoy Lunch at either the Boathouse Bakery or the renowned Mermaids Restaurant, depending on your option selected.

Finish up your day on Daydream Island where you will have plenty of time to explore the island, play some mini golf and even discover the tropical fish, colourful coral, sting rays and sharks of the Living Reef.

This tour will not be available until mid-2018 due to Daydream Island Resort closure during this time.

Itinerary Options

Seabob Underwater Jet Experience: Experience the thrill of the reefs off Whitehaven on the Seabob Underwater Jet Experience. The Seabob is safe and easy to operate and allows you to explore both on the surface or underwater. Price is available on application for travel to 31 March 2018. Please ask your consultant for assistance.


  • Cruise the 74 islands of the Whitsundays
  • 2 hours at famous Whitehaven Beach
  • Magnificent waters of Cid Harbour
  • Lunch at Boathouse Bakery or 2 course lunch at Mermaids
  • Morning Tea or Afternoon Tea served on board
  • The Afternoon at leisure on Daydream
  • Fully guided morning cruise with informative commentary


  • Great barrier reef environmental management fee
  • Morning / Afternoon tea
  • Lunch at Boathouse Bakery or Two course lunch at Mermaid's Restaurant on Daydream (additional cost)


Port of Airlie: Departs 7.00am and returns 4.30pm or 6.05pm
Hamilton Island: Departs 8.20am and returns 3.50pm

Additional Info

Children: 4-14 years inclusive. Infants under 4 years are free of charge with adults
What to bring: Swimwear and towel, protective clothing, hat and sunscreen lotion, light jacket/sweater during cooler months, money/credit card for optional purchases, camera
Operated By: Cruise Whitsundays