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First Whale Sighting of the Season Marks SeaLink Whitsundays Osprey’s Maiden Voyage

SeaLink Whitsundays’ newest vessel to their fleet, the Osprey, had an unforgettable maiden voyage as guests and crew were treated to the first whale sighting of the Whitsundays season. The spotting of a mother whale and her calf in North Mackerel Bay on the north side of Hook Island has set an exciting tone for…

EXCITING ANNOUNCEMENT: Red Cat Adventures joins SeaLink Marine & Tourism Group!

Today marks a milestone for the Red Cat Adventures Group and amazing Great Barrier Reef locations we operate in, as we proudly announce our decision to join the SeaLink Marine & Tourism family. Our three Mackay and Whitsundays-based operations – Red Cat Adventures, Wildcat Mackay and Whitsunday Jetski Tours – are going to be in…

Sea-time Success!

Red Cat Adventures backs new generation of skippers! Twenty-five students from the Whitsundays’ senior schools are about to join an initial Mackay cohort of 31, as the first in a new generation of commercial skippers. This sea-time success story is the result of an initiative developed by Red Cat Adventures owner, Asher Telford, in response…

Snorkelling Great Barrier Reef from Airlie Beach

What are the Inner Fringing Reefs? A natural marvel of the world that stretches close to 2,300 kilometers along Australia’s northeastern coast, it is called the Great Barrier Reef. More than 1,500 different kinds of fish, 600 distinct types of coral, and countless other creatures can all be found there.  Snorkeling on the Great Barrier…

Whale Watching Airlie Beach

Whale watching is an amazing experience that everyone should try at least once in their lifetime. Seeing these gentle giants up close in their native habitat is simply breathtaking. And what more beautiful location to do it in than on Airlie Beach, one of Australia’s most breathtaking locations? We’ll go over all you need to…

Keeping it in the Family

  Two of Australia’s top marine tourism companies are about to become one, with Red Cat Adventures acquiring Whitsunday Jetski Tours. At each of these Whitsunday businesses, locally owned and operated by Asher and Julie Telford and Steve and Toni Ward respectively, it will be ‘business as usual’ for consumers and staff, with both brands…

WildCat wins Gold for the best New Tourism Business

Wild Cat Mackay has taken out the Gold award for the best New Tourism Business at the Queensland Tourism Awards 2022 & the owners Jules and Asher Telford have received accolades from Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Tourism Minister Stirling Hinchliffe. Congratulations to this year’s award winners and finalists on delivering world-class visitor experiences and…

Red Cat Adventures Wins 2022 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for Attractions

Airlie Beach, Queensland – 4th July , 2022 – Red Cat Adventures today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2022 Travelers’ Choice award winner for Attractions.  The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveler reviews from travelers around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the…

Red Cat Measures Up – Benchmarking made easy.

The team at Red Cat Adventures have recently completed a benchmark analysis as part of the Whitsunday Healthy Heart Project (WHH), measuring their sustainability initiatives that directly reduce their emissions with actual data. Luckily for our other WHH partners, the team found this process a lot easier than expected. Deb Duggan, Safety & Environmental Specialist…

Striking Gold at Qantas Australian Tourism Awards

Double Wins for Red Cat Adventures at Qantas Australian Tourism Awards Asher and Julie Telford aptly symbolised the proverbial ‘cats on a hot tin roof’ as they entered the Sunshine Coast Convention Centre on Friday night. Having weathered the Covid apocalypse that had wrought havoc on their industry for the past two years, the Whitsunday…

MEET JULIE, OWNER OF THE AWESOME RED CAT ADVENTURES

Our latest program combines your study with employment opportunities and exclusive benefits all in the breath-taking location of The Whitsunday Islands. Talk about the dream work-life balance! Red Cat Adventures is one of our amazing industry partners who you will encounter throughout our program. For more info on Red Cat Adventures and our latest industry program,…

‘CAT’APULTED TO ACCLAIM

    When Asher and Julie Telford walked into the Queensland Tourism Awards gala ceremony on Friday night, little did they know they’d be painting the event’s prestigious ‘Hall of Fame’ red. Having only established their boldly branded tourism business ‘Red Cat Adventures’ six years ago, the Whitsunday couple departed the Brisbane Convention Centre on…