In 2004 Asher Telford a local skipper on Tongarra and Julie Telford a backpacker from the UK met in Airlie Beach. In April 2011 they became the proud owners of the mighty Tongarra Sailing vessel and began their amazing journey in the Tourism Industry. In 2015 they built a custom-made vessel and launched a new and exciting day boat called Thundercat. After two years of planning the product Ride to Paradise began in October 2015 and became an instant success for the region.
Paradise Cove Weddings & Events is the newest venture after constant feedback from visitors to the resort. The venue has hosted some large events and their first wedding being held in July 2018.
Red Cat Adventures prides itself in choosing the right staff for each product. The company is now lead by a great team of managers and on-board boat crew. The success of the business is due to long term employees, hard work and a dedication to the environment and tourism Industry.