thundercat - tongarra - ride to paradise

Multi-award winning Whitsunday Island and Great Barrier Reef tours

our company

Red Cat Adventures is an Australian owned charter boat company providing exceptional trips around the Whitsunday Islands. We place absolute importance on every trip being the best 365 days a year. As a fast-growing innovative family operated business we focus all our attention on quality and safety but at an affordable price.

Red Cat Adventures recently won best Major Tour and Transport operator at the National Australian tourism awards in March 2019.  Red Cats are proud to be awarded the Climate Action Innovators certification in May 2019.

what we do

Thundercat Whitsundays is an exhilarating day boat that suits a wide range of travellers, including singles, couples, groups and families.

Tongarra Whitsundays Sailing Adventures is a two-day, two-night sailing experience aimed at fun-loving backpackers travelling on a budget.

Ride to Paradise is an all-inclusive two-day, two-night resort stay package showing travellers the best of the Whitsundays. Ride to Paradise offers serenity and stars by night and once in a lifetime experiences during the day.

Paradise Cove Resort is a privately-owned estate at Woodwark Bay, surrounded by 10,000acres of national park. The resort brings peace through the natural beauty of absolute oceanfront tropical gardens and fringed by white sand and towering coconut palms, this luxury hideaway will take guests to another place.

All our products offer travellers the opportunity to swim in crystal clear waters and snorkel in sheltered bays. Leave footprints on Whitehaven Beach and enjoy a guided walk through the Australian Bush. All passengers will see the iconic swirling sand at Hill Inlet and get to take those ‘once in a lifetime’ photos.

our team

Our experienced crew are hand-picked for their fun and friendly attitude. Our team has one goal – to make sure every single person has the best experience on board our vessels. We want this to be the adventure of a lifetime.

"We strive to be the Whitsundays most innovative tourism and events company, delivering outstanding experiences to our customers."

customer testimonials

Here is what just a few of our happy customers have to say

“We had the best day out on thunder cat!! From the moment we checked in to leaving the boat it was awesome! The weather wasn’t the best but we managed to find pockets of no rain to hit our 2 snorkelling spots and as promised saw lovely coral and an abundance of fish.. some huuuuge fish!!! The crew always looked out for everyone and made us feel safe! Plenty of snacks and a really nice lunch was provided and then we arrived at Whitsunday island and the beautiful Whitehaven beach!! We had lots of time to explore the island and beach before returning to the boat for a pleasant ride home - totally recommend!!!”

KatieC38, April 2019

“You can trust that you’ll have a good time. Thank you Charlotte, Chris, skipper Jay-Jay and the team at the resort for making sure that everything went smoothly and as planned. The Cove resort is simply amazing and the crew cooked great food. Saw small yellow sharks and stinger rays at Whitehaven Beach. Bit disappointed by the snorkeling experience though as there was not many fish compared to snorkeling near Cairns. Overall great trip!”

144cindyj, April 2019

“Had such an excellent weekend on the Tongarra boat. I was travelling alone and it was so easy to make friends. The food (fish one evening, sandwiches for lunch and spag bol for dinner) was very delicious and much needed after fun days at sea! Chris and Aaron always made sure we were having a good time and played music and took us to good snorkelling spots. They were knowledgeable about Whitsundays and told us the best bits to check out on our own. Even the weather managed to hold up whilst we were there and when it chucked it down we still had a good time! Very sociable boat for those who want a good time without it being a ‘party’ boat. Show less”

Felicity H, April 2019