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Dunk Island Resort
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Rates from AU$198 per room/night
The Dunk Island Resort Experience
Dunk Island is located just off the Tropical North Queensland coast midway between Townsville and Cairns. It is famous for its World Heritage Listed rainforest leading right to the beach. Here you can enjoy the best of both worlds with tropical wilderness and a superb range of resort facilities. With unique tracts of virgin rainforests, sweeping arcs of golden sands and lush tropical gardens, everything about Dunk Island says beauty, casual elegance and pure enjoyment.

Accommodation - 146 rooms, Check in - 2 PM, Check out - 11.00 AM
Dunk Island is world famous for its natural beauty and resort guests can choose from 4 standards of accommodation. All rooms have views of either tropical gardens or the beach and ocean and are well appointed, each with a private bathroom and balcony or patio. The new Bayview Suites were refurbished in July 2003 to epitomise luxurious and contemporary beachside accommodation.

Dining
The Beachcomber Restaurant where the tariff includes breakfast and dinner daily provides a full buffet breakfast and 3 course table d'hote or themed buffet dinner specialising in fresh tropical cuisine. For outdoor evening dining enjoy a variety of outdoor casual dining options poolside and overlooking the glorious sunsets and starry nights above Brammo Bay. Gourmet BBQ’s offer traditional Aussie fare whilst So Wok Kitchen offers the true Asian kitchen style of fun dining. EJ’s On The Deck offers casual brasserie style meals and snacks for lunch by the main pool overlooking the bay. BB’s On The Beach is open for lunch and afternoon snacks at the watersports beach. BB’s offers a casual Australian beach cafe atmosphere. The Plantation Bar provides evening entertainment, and the Cascade Pool Bar is open every afternoon while you relax in this tranquil tropical setting.

Activities
Dunk Island offers so many activities you will never get bored. Full day reef trips, Island Discovery day sailing, guided jet ski island tours and game fishing are available for the adventurous. Archery, horse riding, tennis and Spa of Peace and Plenty treatments are also on offer. For a more romantic evening you can go sailing at sunset and watch the sun melt into the horizon.

Hotel Facilities
Room service, Kid's Club, Resort shops, Boutique, Medical facilities, Disabled access & assistance, Freshwater pools, Guest laundry, Spa of Peace & Plenty, Massage, Archery, Catamarans, Game fishing, Gymnasium, Hairdresser, Horse riding, Internet kiosk.

Room Facilities
Air-conditioning, Balcony or patio, Beach towels, Ceiling Fan, Clock Radio, Direct dial STD/ISD telephone, Ensuite bathroom with shower, Fridge, Hair dryers, Iron & ironing board, TV with Movielink & Austar, Tea & coffee facilities, Television

Events/Conferences - capacity 105
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Dunk Island is one of the most beautiful tropical rainforest islands in the world. Delegates will experience exceptional meeting facilities as well as being able to enjoy some unique activities. The Dunk Island conference room is a custom built centre that has the capacity to accommodate groups of up to 105 delegates (105 theatre style, 60 classroom style, 48 double u-shape, 30 single u-shape or 80 banquet). Conference services and facilities include resident conference coordinator; lectern; whiteboard; flip chart; slide projector; overhead projector; video projector; public address system; screen; photocopying, facsimile and secretarial services; additional equipment may be hired.


Getting There
Regular flights are available from all major Australian capital cities to Cairns. The scenic twice daily flight (3 times daily in peak season) from Cairns to Dunk Island takes 40 minutes. Water transfers can be arranged from the mainland township of Mission Beach. Heli transfers can be arranged to the resort or private aircraft charter from Cairns to Dunk Island.

Spa
Spa of Peace & Plenty - Recently expanded into two wings with the creation of a new wet pavilion. The wings link together via a floating boardwalk with stunning gardens, cascading streams and a large reflection pond. It features two vichy rooms, a steam room and a double-sized signature treatment room as well as an oversized outdoor tub overlooking lush tropical gardens. Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit by indulging in a range of spa treatments from facials to body wraps and massage. Choose from a range of treatments which embrace the use of flower, marine and plant essences and the techniques of the ancient arts of healing.

Golf
Dunk Island offers their new and challenging 18-hole resort course - the largest island golf course in Australia. The course layout and design was created by Scott Dowdle, who operates and maintains Queensland’s leading international championship course, Laguna Quays. Due to limited luggage space on aircraft, Dunk Island carries a good range of golf clubs for hire.

Children
Families are welcome. The Kids Club caters for children aged 3 to 12 years all year round. During Australian school holidays, a Keen Teens program operates for children up to 16 years with a range of activities during morning and evening sessions.

Honeymoon
Honeymoon packages available on request.

 
     
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Dunk Island Resort Reviews
"Everything was just wonderful, we had an awesome time at Dunk Island. Thank you so much fo ..."
Edward A., Sydney, Australia - November 2005
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Awards for Dunk Island Resort
2003 - Top 10 Islands - Great Barrier Reef Islands
Travel + Leisure (US) World's Best Awards
2003 - Experience Nature Top 10 List - Great Barrier Reef
Travel Channel (US) World's Best Lists
2002 - Top Ten Australia Resorts Award
Travel Channel (US) World's Best Lists
 
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