Airlie Beach
Daydream Island
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Airlie Beach Daydream Island Ferries

Ferries from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island typically sail 8 times daily and up to 55 times weekly. The Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island ferry is operated by Cruise Whitsundays. Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island Ferry timetables change seasonally, use our Deal Finder to get the latest pricing and availability for your ferry trip.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island Ferry Times

The earliest ferry from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island typically departs Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) at about 07:00. The average sailing time of a Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island ferry is approximately 30m and the fastest sailing time is approximately 30m.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island Ferry Prices

Ferry prices for Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island ferries typically range between €75* and €233*. The average price is around €165*. The cheapest ferry prices from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island start from €37*. The average price for a foot passenger is €165*. The average price for a car ferry is €269*.

Pricing will vary by season and depend on the number of passengers, vehicle type and sailing time. Pricing is taken from searches over last 30 days, last updated 05 July, 2023.

What is the distance between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) and Daydream Island?

The distance between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island is approximately 7.1 miles (11.5km), or 6.2 nautical miles.

Is there a Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island car ferry?

No ferry operators currently provide a car ferry between Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) and Daydream Island

Are foot passengers allowed on the Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island ferry?

Yes, foot passengers can travel on ferries from Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) to Daydream Island with Cruise Whitsundays.

Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) Daydream Island Ferry Operator Schedules

  • Cruise Whitsundays - 55 weekly sailings, 8 daily sailings

For more information, please visit our Ferries from Australia to Whitsunday Islands page.
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Airlie Beach (Port of Airlie) - Daydream Island Route summary
Departure Country Australia
Destination Country Australia
No. of Operators 1
Operators Cruise Whitsundays
Average Price 198 €*
Average Daily Sailings 8
Average Weekly Sailings 55
Average Sailing Duration 30m
First Ferry 07:00
Last Ferry 19:00
Distance 6 nautical miles

* Prices subject to change, pricing is taken from last 30 days, last updated 2023-08-01.

Most popular questions

  • How long is the ferry from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    The approximate duration for ferries from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island is 30m. Durations can vary by operator and season.
  • How much is the ferry from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    Airlie Beach to Daydream Island is approximately 120 €. We recommended booking in advance for the best price and availability. Price exclusive of booking fees.
  • Which ferry companies operate between Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    There is 1 ferry operator for ferries from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island and this is
    • Cruise Whitsundays
  • How can I book ferry tickets from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    Book Airlie Beach to Daydream Island tickets through our deal finder, where you can view the latest prices and schedules.
  • Can you travel as a foot passenger on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    Yes, foot passengers are allowed onboard the ferries from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island with
    • Cruise Whitsundays
  • Can you take your car on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    No, only foot passengers can travel on the ferry.
  • Can you bring pets on the ferry from Airlie Beach to Daydream Island?

    Unfortunately, pets are not permitted on this ferry service.
  • How far is Daydream Island from Airlie Beach?

    Airlie Beach to Daydream Island is approximately 6 nautical miles distance apart.

Airlie Beach Guide

Airlie Beach is situated in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland, Australia. The town itself only has around eight thousand inhabitants but the area is a tourist hub, extremely popular with backpackers and travellers. With its location near latitude twenty degrees south, the area enjoys a tropical climate all year round.

With Airlie Beach Lagoon and the local beaches it’s an ideal destination for water sports, snorkelling and scuba diving. The town boasts boat and air tours which allow you to take in the beautiful Australian marine life. Airlie Beach is ideally placed for tours to the world’s largest coral reef system, the Great Barrier Reef.

The Port of Airlie is easily accessible with most local accommodation within walking distance of the ferry terminal and dining and retail outlets within the port’s surroundings. The port is only thirty minutes’ drive away from the nearby Proserpine Airport, linked by State Route 59.

The Port of Airlie is the gateway to the beautiful Whitsunday Islands. There are frequent crossings to the nearby Hamilton Island Marina, which is found in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, with the journey taking under an hour. There are also regular services everyday to Daydream Island, the perfect spot for sailing enthusiasts and offers a chance to visit their unique outdoor aquarium.


Airlie Beach to Daydream Island Ferry Timetables

Timetables between 08/04/2024 and 14/04/2024


Operator Departure Time Arrival Time Duration Sailing Days
Cruise Whitsundays 07:00 07:30 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 07:15 07:45 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 08:30 09:00 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 10:30 11:00 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 11:35 12:05 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 12:50 13:20 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 14:20 14:50 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 16:05 16:35 30 minutes Everyday
Cruise Whitsundays 19:00 19:30 30 minutes Everyday
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