In addition to the many smaller uninhabited islands that make up The Whitsundays, there are also larger Island Resorts that cater for all tastes and lifestyles — from family-friendly and adventure travel to five star luxury health spa. With the freedom to chart your own course, you can explore any or all of these stunning resorts.

Each Resort has differing facilities and planning ahead is well advised. Seasonal demand may influence the availability of anchorage options, berths, accommodation and other ammenities. We’ve summarised the main resort islands below for your convenience. Kindly ask our helpful staff if we can be of further assistance.

Palm Bay Resort – Long Island

Palm Bay Resort is a boutique resort nestled in the neck of Long Island. With their own secluded private cove, the resort offers complete tranquillity and seclusion, guest kitchen and access to nature walks, kayaks and pool.

Palm Bay Resort on Long Island from the air


  • Guest Kitchen
  • Bar
  • Pool
  • Day Spa
  • Tennis Courts
  • Nature Walks
  • Kayaks

Berthing Options & Rates

  • Mooring only (no resort access): $50 per night
  • Mooring & Resort access: $100 per night
    Includes mooring and resort access for two guests. Additional guests $15 per person.

Anchoring is not permitted

How to Book

Please call the Long Island Happy Bay Resort on 0477 770 133 for availability and bookings


Phone: 0477 770 133
Radio: Channel 81

Daydream Island Resort

Daydream Island Resort and Spa is one of the closest resorts to the mainland, an easy sail from Charter Yachts Australia’s base, or from Hamilton Island. The resort is geared towards families, with attractions and activities to keep the whole family entertained!

daydream island


  • Bar
  • Restaurants
  • Day spa
  • Showers & toilets
  • 7.30am to 5pm rainforest walk
  • Tennis Courts
  • Mini golf
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Jet Ski
  • Parasailing
  • Open air cinema (Monday, Wednesday, Friday)
  • Living reef outdoor aquarium with marine talk and shark, fish and stingray feeding

Berthing Options & Rates

For more details on berthing options, day use and accommodation please contact Daydream Island directly on the phone number below.

There is one public mooring at Sun Lovers Beach which may be used, subject to availability and weather conditions. There is no anchoring at Daydream Island

How to Book

Bookings are essential as moorings are limited (max 8 available). To pre book please call the number below.

Daydream Island is only suitable to moor in light conditions. Please seek the advice of Charter Yachts Australia before choosing to moor here.


Phone: 1800 075 040
Radio: Channel 17

Magic Miles Reference

Page 168 (Map C8)