8Hr Thundercat Great Barrier Reef Adventure Cruise From Whitsundays

Are you up for the adventure of a lifetime? Get ready to set sail with Thundercat Whitsundays, the recipient of multiple prestigious awards in adventure tourism, and become a part of our illustrious legacy! Join us as we whisk you away on an exhilarating ride around the stunning Whitsunday Islands, all in just one day. Departing from the renowned Coral Sea Marina Resort in Airlie Beach, this Australian GOLD award-winning tour takes you to the world-famous Whitehaven Beach.

Immerse yourself in this paradise, and watch crystal-clear waters lure in on the pristine silica sand. Our team of seasoned adventurers will lead you on a guided bush walk to Hill Inlet Lookout, where the shifting tides will artfully merge with the ivory sands, creating a stunning swirling spectacle. Counts for some exclusive photographs to flaunt!

Prepare for snorkelling adventures at two locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. Mantaray Bay, known for its underwater valleys, caves, and abundant marine life and also have exclusive access to the serene Stone Haven, where breathtaking coral gardens await in a tranquil atmosphere.

You can then enjoy a delicious lunch and snacks on the Redcat Whitsundays tour prepared by our local supplier and talented chefs.

If you're planning to go on the Thundercat Tour Whitsundays between June and September, you might even be lucky enough to spot Humpback Whales gliding with the waves!

As one of the fastest catamarans in the Whitsundays, Thundercat is quick & comfy, especially for those concerned about seasickness and caters to families, couples and wanderlusts! Trust in our expertise as the unparalleled guiding experience, as we proudly hold the distinction of being Australia's sole marine-accredited Savannah Guide Enterprise

Join us aboard Thundercat Whitsundays and experience the beauty, adventure, and wonder of the Whitsunday Islands like never before!

  • Departure
  • Cruise Inclusions
  • Cruise Menu
  • Additional Info
  • Terms Of Services

Departure Details

Departure Location Coral Sea Marina

  • Boards 08:45

  • Departs 09:00

  • Returns 17:00

Cruise Inclusions

  • 8hr award-winning tour around the breathtaking Whitsundays Islands
  • Cruise on the Thundercat – one of the fastest and stable catamarans in the Whitsundays
  • Spend an enchanting 2 hours exploring the world-famous Whitehaven Beach
  • Go on a guided bushwalk to the majestic Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Snorkel at two distinct sites along the fringing Great Barrier Reef
  • Lycra suits, top-of-the-line snorkelling equipment and wetsuits provided
  • Catered lunch and snacks prepared by qualified chefs
  • BYO alcohol allowed on board (we provide the esky and ice)
  • Humpback whales can be spotted on the horizon from June to September
  • Local bus transfers included for your convenience

Cruise Menu

Additional Information

  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, a towel and a hat
  • Practical clothing and footwear (warmer items during winter)
  • Underwater camera
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine) 
  • No specialised dietary options at Thundercat, guests can bring their own snacks to store in the provided esky
  • ​Free pickups at various locations in Airlie Beach, Cannonvale and Jubilee Pocket. Default pickup spot is at Base Backpackers in Airlie Beach at 8.30 am
  • If you’d prefer an alternate pickup, please call Red Cat Adventures on 07 4946 4444.If passengers are not at the above pickup at the exact time they will miss the courtesy bus and have to make their own way to the Marina 
  • The boat leaves at 9:00am sharp and will not wait for passengers that miss the bus
  • Soft drinks and water can be purchased for $2 on the boat. Credit card fee of 2% on check in
  • You’ll get a 30L dry bag free of charge to safeguard your belongings
  • Its advised to bring sunscreen, sunglasses, towe, a hat, practical clothing and footwear
  • You can also bring an underwater camera
  • BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine) is allowed for the boat only)

Terms Of Services

Please refer to our full passengers terms and conditions on the following link;


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  • Adult Price

    Save $30

    from $210 $240

  • Child 2 - 14 years

    Save $15

    from $175 $190


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