THUNDERCAT WHITSUNDAYS 1 DAY TOUR

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AUD$218.00$220.00
Child 2-14yrs
AUD$179.00$180.00
Family 2A2C
AUD$703.00$710.00

Tour Information

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Full Day ECO adventure in the Whitsundays

adventure with Australia’s BEST! 

THUNDERCAT is the 2021 GOLD Winner for Adventure Tourism & SILVER Winner for Major Tour & Transport Operator (March 2022) at the National  Australian Tourism Awards. The tour also won GOLD in 2018 and 2019 for best Major Tour and Transport Operator in Australia!

Thundercat offers the “Adventure of a lifetime” around the Whitsunday Islands in one day.

Feel peace of mind that you are travelling on a Climate Action Leading tour, Thundercat offers an exhilarating ride around the Whitsunday Islands all in one day.  The 2021 Australian GOLD award-winning tour visits the world-famous Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout and offers 2 snorkelling opportunities on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Thundercat is one of the fastest catamarans in the Whitsundays and has been designed for stability and speed so it’s perfect for passengers who are concerned about seasickness.  The all-inclusive package departs from Airlie Beach and is suitable for families, couples and groups wanting to experience once in a lifetime moments. Thundercat is proud to be accredited as a Climate Action Leading tour. This is the highest level of ECO certification offered in Australia.

Depart from the award-winning Coral Sea Marina at 9am and travel to Tongue Bay for a once in a lifetime experience on Whitehaven Beach and a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout. Enjoy fresh homemade baking for morning tea, followed by a buffet lunch before heading to two snorkelling locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Afternoon tea is provided before the journey back to Airlie Beach, arriving at approximately 5pm.

Tour Highlights: 

  • Explore for 2 hours on the iconic Whitehaven Beach
  • Enjoy a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout with a knowledgeable crew member
  • Snorkel two different locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef
  • All-inclusive of lycra suit, snorkelling equipment and wetsuits (winter months)
  • Value for money with an extended day, 9am-5pm.
  • Travel with accredited Climate Action Leaders and don’t leave a footprint
  • We are the elite guiding experience and are proud to be Australia’s only marine accredited Savannah Guide Enterprise.
  • A local supplier with qualified chefs caters for lunch and snacks
  • On-board toilet for passenger comfort
  • Local bus transfers included
  • BYO Alcohol (and we provide the esky and ice)
  • Stable catamaran custom-built specifically for the Whitsundays! Perfect tour for those who may suffer from seasickness
  • Australian owned, and family operated business for the past 10 years.
  • 2018 and 2019 Gold winners for the best “Major Tour and Transport Operator” in Australia!
  • 2021 Gold winner for the best “Adventure Tourism” Business in Australia!
  • WHALES! Keep your eyes on the horizon for Humpback Whales – frequently seen between the months of June to September!

Departs: Coral Sea Marina 9:00am
Returns: Coral Sea Marina 5:00pm


Hill Inlet in the Whitsundays is a stunning inlet located at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. The tide shifts and the white sands blend together this creates the amazing swirling effect that's photographed 100's of times each day.

The award winning Whitehaven Beach is 7 km long and is famous for it's crystal clear waters and perfect 97% silica white sand. It’s also one of the most photographed beaches in the world. Whitehaven Beach is a must-see for all travellers to the area.

Mantaray Bay is one of the most popular snorkelling sites in the Whitsundays Islands. The bay is situated on the northern tip of Hook Island in the Whitsundays, has an array of underwater valleys, caves and an abundance of Marine Life.

Thundercat has a permit to snorkel at a beautiful location on the northeast side of Whitsunday Island : Stone Heaven . The bay offers beautiful coral gardens and marine life and is one of the quietest snorkelling sites in the Whitsundays

Thundercat is proud to depart from the award winning Coral Sea Marina Resort the first marina to attain the 5 Gold Anchor Global Marina Accreditation. The marina won Gold for Major Tourism Attraction at the 2017 QLD Tourism Awards. Enjoy the World Class facilities and “Stay. Play. Explore”

Tour Inclusions

  • Depart from the award-winning Coral Sea Marina
  • Hill Inlet Lookout (iconic swirling sand)
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach (1.5 hours)
  • Mantaray Bay – Teeming with an abundance of Marine Life
  • Stone Haven Bay – Snorkel the stunning Coral Gardens
  • Swim in crystal clear waters
  • Snorkel fringing reefs
  • A day of adventure with creature comforts
  • Beautiful natural surroundings
  • ycra suit hire / Snorkeling equipment (Mask & Snorkel, excluding prescription masks)
  • Lunch and snacks
  • Environmental Management Charge & Fuel levy
  • Enjoy Queensland Parks and Wildlife

Tour Exclusions

  • Customers can purchase soft drinks and water for $3 on the boat.
  • Travel insurance
  • No fins provided, however you are welcome to bring your own
  • PUBLIC HOLIDAY SURCHARGE

Transportation

Thundercat: Check-in opens at 8am at Coral Sea Marina North End. Departs: Coral Sea Marina at 9am. Returns: Coral Sea Marina at 5pm. 

Open-dated tickets MUST give 7 days’ notice to book. 

Note: Default pick up is at Red Cat Adventures(Address2/350 Shute Harbour Rd, Airlie Beach QLD 4802)  at 8.20 am. If you miss the shuttle, you will need to make your own way to the North End of Coral Sea Marina. If you would like to be picked up by our courtesy shuttle from another accommodation, please call reservations on (07) 2102 6790 the day before your tour departs.  

Check-in: If you are not being picked up by our bus, please meet at the north end of Coral Sea Marina next to the roundabout at 8.30am. The vessel will depart at 9am sharp, so please don’t be late. It is advisable to bring a rain jacket during the summer months (January – April) and warmer clothes during the winter months (June-September).  

Notices

  • The ALL-INCLUSIVE price listed in AUD
  • Free bus transfers from Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket
  • What to bring: Pack a small bag (dry bag recommended) and include:
    • Sunscreen, sunglasses, a towel and a hat
    • Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
    • Underwater camera
    • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine) 
    • A sense of fun and adventure!
  • Children under four years old must be approved before departure and supply their own lifejacket.
  • Travel insurance is recommended, particularly during the wet season (January-April).
  • PUBLIC HOLIDAY SURCHARGE - Due to the forever increasing cost of operations (particularly on public holidays), we have introduced a public holiday surcharge of $20 per adult, $10 per child & $60 per family for the following dates:Labour Day (Monday, 1st May 2023)Whitsunday's Show Day (Friday, 23rd June 2023)Monarch's Official Birthday (Monday, 2nd October 2023)Christmas Day (Monday, 25th December 2023)Boxing Day (Tuesday, 26th December 2023)New Years Day (Monday, 1st January 2024)Australia Day (Friday, 26th January 2024)Good Friday (Friday, 29th March 2024)Easter Saturday (Saturday, 30th March 2024)Easter Sunday (Sunday, 31st March 2024)

 

Cancellation Policy

Free Cancellation if cancel outside 24hours. No refund if cancel within 24hours.
Noticed: If you would like to cancel, please kindly email us to cancel the tour at least 2 business days prior to this cancellation period. Once cancellation is confirmed, you will receive your refund within 7-28 business days.
Cancellation notification needs to be formally replied receipt by us during our office hours as acknowledgement.

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