There’s thunder in them there’ islands

As a tourist whenever you go out on the water be it a day excursion, a fishing trip, or a cruise there are three things that are paramount. Safety – a well maintained boat and rated safety equipment. Quality equipment – the vessel, life jackets, water activity equipment, snorkelling gear, wetsuits, fishing tackle etc.Professionally trained & knowledgeable staff – a must…

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Cockermouth Island – Mackay

Cockermouth Island is part of the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park that stretches from Bowen in the north to just south of Mackay.  Cockermouth Island is best accessed by departing from Mackay. Photo Credit @escapewithchris Cockermouth is perhaps the most ‘complete’ secluded island destination to visit from Mackay as it has everything that anybody could ask for.  The island features…

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COVID-19 UPDATE

Red Cat Adventures: Covid-19 Dear valued travel agents and all guests, We are so pleased to be able to commence our award-winning tours due to the Australian Government restrictions being lifted June 2020. We have been working hard on making sure every single passenger or…

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Double win at 2019 Australian Tourism Awards  

Red Cat Adventures brings home the gold Asher and Julie Telford could never have imagined ‘the cat was in the bag’ when they walked into the 2019 Qantas Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra on Friday night.At the end of the ceremony their Whitsunday business, Red…

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AUSTRALIAN TOURISM AWARDS WINNERS 2020

WHITSUNDAYS BRINGS HOME GOLD AT THE AUSTRALIAN TOURISM AWARDS Red Cat Adventures brings home Gold and Silver!. It was the Australian tourism industry’s night of nights, and The Whitsundays was front and centre of the celebrations at the 2020 Australian Tourism Awards in Canberra last…

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Airlie Beach Cruise & Adventure

Having trouble creating a dreamy travel itinerary for you trip to The Whitsundays? We've put together an exciting and adventurous itinerary for the backpacker who wants to see and do it all! From waterfalls and beaches, to the ultimate Airlie Beach cruise—with this jam-packed itinerary, you'll never forget your time spent in The Whitsundays.   Sample Backpacker Itinerary - Airlie…

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Whitsundays Multi Day Cruise

Why wouldn't you spend more time in the Whitsundays if you could? Sure, a day trip is fun, and it gives you the opportunity to see and do other things. But let's face it—the most exciting part of the Whitsundays are the islands, the reef and the beaches. Not only do you get to see all of that on our…

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Airlie Beach Cruise Destinations

Airlie Beach is one of those stunning destinations that you'll want to come back and visit time and time again—but that won't stop you from wanting to see only the best locations it has to offer! These Airlie Beach cruise destinations are absolute must-visits for…

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Top Five Whitsundays Sailing Tours

There's no limit to the amount of amazing Whitsunday Sailing tours backpackers can choose from when they visit the lovely Whitsundays—but how do you know where to start? Well, we've put together a list of five sailing tours in the Whitsundays that backpackers wish they'd…

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Airlie Beach Cruise

Not knowing what to take on a trip can be stressful—especially when it's a once-in-a-lifetime kind of adventure like an Airlie Beach Cruise where you don't want to miss a single thing! Nothing's worse than forgetting your swimmers or, God forbid, your camera when out…

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