Get the most out of your day tour! Jump on board a high speed adventure to Whitehaven Beach and beyond!
- The ultimate tour for speed and stability
- Exciting itinerary that visits all the top spots
- Plenty of snorkelling and swimming at best locations
- Visit famous Whitehaven Beach and play in the sand!
- Snap a selfie at Hill Inlet Lookout!
Thundercat is hard to miss as she cuts through the water. Her bright red colour combined with her impressive speeds will have you wishing you were on board, enjoying the ride! With two 300 horsepower engines, Thundercat was not only built for speed, but also for stability and comfort. Taking passengers to the hotspots of the Whitsundays, this popular new trip is ideal for those who are looking for an all-inclusive day trip with plenty of snorkelling, a stop at Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach and more. This unique and spacious vessel has patented technology to ensure stability, an onboard toilet and a friendly, energetic crew.
- Custom built vessel for the Whitsunday conditions
- A fast and very stable boat which reduces seasickness
- A longer tour than most other day tours, allowing you to spend more time at each iconic location.
- Visits the famous Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
- Exclusive permits to unique and thriving snorkel locations
- One of the fastest boats in the Whitsundays
- Modern and comfortable vessel with an on-board toilet
- Whale watching (June - October)
- All-inclusive tour. Prices include all taxes, local fees, lunch, morning and afternoon tea, snorkelling equipment, stingersuit hire, wetsuit hire (winter months) pick-up and drop-off
- BYO alcohol - Eskies are provided to keep your drinks cool
- 2017 Multi Award Gold winner for Adventure Tourism and Tour and Transport Operator in the Whitsundays!
If you are short on time but still want to experience the most of the Whitsundays, Thundercat is your answer - book your spot now!
Courtesy pick-up included for guests from local accommodations between 7:50am and 8:35am. Once you arrive at the marina you can check-in, select your stingersuits and get ready for an exciting day on the Whitsunday waters! Thundercat will depart Coral Sea Marina at 9:00am to take you to your first destination of the day.
Explore, relax and have fun on the sandy white beaches of Whitehaven. The award winning Whitehaven Beach is 7 km long and is famous for its crystal clear waters and perfect 98% silica white sand. Feel free to bring a Frisbee or football along, Whitehaven beach is the perfect place to start a game with friends - both new and old!
Hill Inlet lookout
Take a quick bushwalk up to Hill Inlet lookout to see the famous swirling sands for yourself! While at the lookout take the opportunity to grab some awesome photos. The view of the swirling sands at the Hill Inlet lookout are never the same twice with the tides and currents continually shifting the sand to create new patterns.
Snorkel at two of the best reefs in the Whitsundays - Mantaray Bay and Peter's Bay! Vibrant in beautiful corals and marine life, Peter's Bay can only be accessed by those with a special permit. Mantaray Bay has an array of underwater valleys and caves and is home to our local Maori Wrasse 'George.' Be sure to keep an eye out for friendly green sea turtles, giant sea clams and funny clownfish while you are snorkelling in these pristine fringing reefs of the Great Barrier Reef!
After snorkelling, you'll join the crew back on board Thundercat for one last ride back to Coral Sea Marina, enjoying the view and the awesome ocean breeze on the way. After an action-packed day on the water, Thundercat offers all passengers the opportunity to join them for food and drinks at Base Backpackers.
The lunch menu is made fresh each day locally and has been designed to suit most dietary requirements.
Morning tea: Home made gluten-free brownie
- Zucchini frittata and quiche lorraine
- Cold sliced meat and cheese platter
- Salad platter
- Fresh pasta salad
- Chinese noodle salad
- Bread rolls
Afternoon tea: Fresh fruit kebabs
Please note: Thundercat does not cater to dietary requirements, so if there is anything you cannot eat specifically you may need to pack a few light extras in terms of food. When purchasing your own alcohol to bring on board please stay clear from red wine or glass as these are not permitted on the vessel. Eskies are provided to keep your extra snacks and drinks cool.
If you miss the bus please make your way to Coral Sea Marina North at your own cost by 8.30am
The minimum age for Thundercat is 4 years old.
Thundercat is also available for Private Charter.
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What To Bring
A 30Ltr Waterproof bag will be provided on check-in for all personal items. Pack a small soft bag and include: sunscreen, sunglasses, towel and a tie-down hat (this boat is fast!), practical clothing and footwear (Warmer items during winter), underwater camera, BYO alcohol (No Glass or red wine) for the boat only. There is no water source on this boat, so make sure you bring a water bottle or cash to purchase bottled water onboard. It is advised to bring a rain jacket during summer months (Jan-April) and warmer clothes during winter months (June-September).
- Stinger suit hire
- Snorkelling equipment
- All meals and snacks
- Environmental marine charges
- Queensland Parks and Wildlife and Fuel Levy
- Courtesy transfer to/from select local accommodations
Soft drinks and water can be purchased on the boat.
Terms and Conditions
The Tour Operator reserves the right to limit courtesy transfers to select local accommodations. Private residences or Airbnb properties may be asked to meet at the closest confirmed location. If you are concerned about the availability of a door-to-door service to/from your accommodation, please contact our reservations team prior to booking.
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure.
Please note that in the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.
Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.
All client cancellations forfeit 25% of the total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price. A minimum of 24hours is required to change tour departure dates. A transfer fee of $20 applies. If the company has to cancel the trip (prior to the boats' departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel/Sailing Whitsundays. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.