Dunk Island is one of the best family holiday destinations in Australia. It is located off Mission Beach in Far North Queensland and can be accessed from Cairns, by air, or from Mission Beach by ferry. Dunk Island is a large island by Australian standards. It features areas of tropical rainforest and vine forests that come right to the waters edge. Beautiful beaches and bays, rocky headlands and hilly bushwalking trails are also a feature of the island. The resort is situated in a protected by on the inshore side of the island and faces to the north up the beautiful Queensland coast. Dunk Island has some unique activities. You can go horse riding on the beach or play a round of golf on the islands challenging nine eighteen golf course. A visit to the resorts Day spa will have you fully rejuvenated for a trip to the Great Barrier Reef, a guided jet ski tour around the island or a fishing trip.
Dunk Island is great for a family holiday. There is plenty for the older kids to do and a kids club to keep the younger ones occupied so mum and dad can have some time to themselves during their stay. The accommodation is fantastic. The Garden Rooms are the lead in level and they feature beautiful refurbished rooms situated in the deep rainforest. The Beachfront Rooms have views over Brammo bay and are situated in the rainforest but right on the beachfront. All rooms feature one king and one single bed. The Beachfront Suites are the newest on the island and are quite luxurious. They feature a split level design with a king bed in the sleeping area and they open onto their own private verandahs with sweeping views of Brammo Bay. Dining is in a huge restaurant area separated from the beach by a huge swimming pool. The kids can swim while mum and dad enjoy a quiet drink on the balcony while watching the kids at play. Everything here is really family friendly.
Dunk Island is also the perfect place for a wedding or conference with great facilities for both and guest will certainly appreciate the short break away in this fabulous location.
If you want that perfect island retreat, that has everything, for your next Australian holiday then you must consider Dunk Island.