Thundercat Tour from Airlie Beach

Duration | 8 Hours
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Thundercat offers an exhilarating 8 hour tour around the Whitsunday Islands all in one day. Visit Whitehaven Beach, Hill Inlet lookout and snorkel on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Departs daily from Airlie Beach.

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

Tongue Bay
Tongue Bay is located on the eastern side of Whitsunday Island, near Whitehaven Beach. It is a popular spot for visitors due to its stunning views and access to Hill Inlet. From Tongue Bay, you can embark on a short bushwalk to a lookout point that offers panoramic vistas of Hill Inlet and the swirling sands that create a mesmerizing fusion of colors. Many people consider this area to be one of the most beautiful spots in the Whitsundays.

Stonehaven Bay
Stonehaven Bay is a picturesque bay located on the eastern side of Whitsunday Island, not far from Tongue Bay. It is known for its crystal-clear turquoise waters, pristine sandy beaches, and lush tropical surroundings. Stonehaven Bay provides a tranquil and secluded setting for swimming, snorkeling, and simply enjoying the natural beauty of the Whitsundays.

Mantaray Bay
Mantaray Bay is another scenic bay located near Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island. It is named after the majestic manta rays that frequent the area. Mantaray Bay offers excellent snorkeling opportunities, allowing visitors to encounter an array of marine life, including coral reefs, colorful fish, and, if you're lucky, even manta rays. The bay is known for its calm and clear waters, making it a popular spot for underwater exploration.


  • 8 hour day tour to the whitsunday's
  • 2 hours on the iconic Whitehaven Beach
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • lycra suit and wetsuits
  • Lunch plus morning and afternoon snacks
  • Free bus transfers from Airlie Beach

Check-in at Airlie Beach Coral Sea Marina at 8.30.

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


  • Depart from the Coral Sea Marina
  • Tongue Bay
  • Hill Inlet Lookout 
  • Whitehaven Beach 
  • Stonehaven Bay
  • Mantaray Bay
  • Snorkel fringing reefs

Thundercat is one of the fastest catamaran in the Whitsundays and has been designed for stability and speed.

Morning Tea
Tea, Coffe & Homemade Chocolate Brownie


  • Zucchini frittata + quiche lorraine
  • Cold meat and cheese platter
  • Fresh salad platter
  • Fresh pasta salad
  • Chinese noodle salad
  • Bread rolls

Afternoon Tea
Fresh fruit Kebabs

Shuttle Bus & Accommodation Transfers
You will be asked to select your accommodation from a list when booking.
If you are not sure where you will be staying you can meet the shuttle at the Red Cat Adventures shop at 8.20am. 
Red Cat Adventures, 350 Shute Harbour Road, Airlie Beach

If you miss the shuttle, please meet us at the North End of Coral Sea Marina.

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. 




My day on the Thundercat tour was fantastic, especially the two hours spent at Whitehaven Beach. The white sands and clear blue waters were straight out of a dream. The staff ensred we had everything we needed, making it a very comfortable experience. Highly recommend.


Peter K

The snorkeling at Mantaray Bay was nice. Very clear waters. Swimming alongside colorful fish . The provided equipment was top-notch, and the guides were helpful.

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The Thundercat day tour departs from the Coral Sea Marina, Airlie Beach, at 9am | Check-in at 8.30am