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Thundercat and Hostel Package

FROM: $230

Departure Times

Departs: 9:00am - Daily
Returns: 5:00pm - Daily

Pricing Options

RRP $247 $230 AUD per Person - Adult (Between: 01 Apr 2018 and 31 Mar 2019)

Spend your day explore the Whitsundays and your night partying at a hostel!

  • Stay at one of Airlie Beach's funnest hostels in the centre of town
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach & 2 snorkel locations
  • Enjoy the day from on board a fun, fast cat
  • Spend the day on the water and night on land!

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This backpacker combo with Thundercat and Hostel will save you more money than you will believe! Thundercat is the newest, hottest day trip around, taking you around the magnificent 74 Whitsunday islands and onto Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout! Thundercat is the fastest vessel in the region so you will also have plenty of time snorkelling at two different locations! After an exciting day on the water, head back to your comfortable hostel, situated in the main street of Airlie Beach for two nights of rest.


  • 1 day trip on the fast, thrilling Thundercat
  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and 2 snorkel locations
  • 2 nights at Base Backpackers in a 6 share dorm
  • Stay in a popular hostel in the centre of Airlie Beach


Thundercat takes passengers on 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. And, Thundercat is a great option for travellers who are worried about getting sea sick.

Thundercat Features:

  • Visit Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet Lookout
  • Patented technology ensuring a comfortable, stable ride
  • Snorkel Langford Reef and Mantaray Bay
  • Snorkelling equipment included
  • Picnic lunch included as well as snacks
  • Onboard toilet
  • Free pick-up from your accommodation

Departs: 9:00am - Daily
Returns: 5:00pm - Daily

Base Backpackers

At Base Backpackers quality service, cleanliness and guest satisfaction are all top priority. Base Backpackers offers a range of accommodation styles to best suit your needs and budget! Base Resort offers 4 to 5 share dorms all featuring an ensuite, fridge, air-conditioning and linen.

Base Backpackers Airlie Beach Features:

  • Free pick up and drop off to bus station
  • Bar, bistro and BBQ facilities
  • Off-street car park available
  • Internet cafe, WiFi
  • Laundry & communal kitchen
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool and Pool Bar

BOOK WITH US TODAY! CALL 1800 550 751 OR (07) 4914 2425 IF LOCAL

What To Bring

Thundercat - 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.
It is advised to bring a rain jacket during summer months (Jan-April) and warmer clothes during winter months (June-September).

Accommodation - Ticket

What's Included

Thundercat - Stinger suit hire, snorkelling equipment, all meals and snacks, environmental marine charges, Queensland Parks and Wildlife and Fuel Levy. 
The courtesy transfer bus will pick the passengers up from their local accommodation and take them to Abell Point Marina. The bus will do pick up from Abell Point Marina roundabout, back to accommodation.

Accommodation - Linen, AC and en-suite bathrooms

What's Extra

Thundercat - Soft drinks and water can be purchased for $2.50 on the boat

Accommodation - Parking and luggage storage

Terms and Conditions

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 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 be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 2.5% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to departure will result in 100% cancellation fee. A minimum of 24 hours is required to change tour departure dates. A transfer fee of $20 applies. 
All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price. 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.

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