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Ride To Paradise

$599 per person

Ride To Paradise Overnight Tour

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2 Day 2 Night Cruise
Departure Days: Monday | Wednesday | Saturday

Here’s why you will love exploring the Whitsundays on board Ride To Paradise

Ride To Paradise is the only 2 day 2 night Whitsunday Islands cruise including resort stay accommodation. The custom-built vessel offers a comfortable and smooth ride to Whitehaven Beach, the Hill Inlet Lookout and snorkelling at pristine locations on the fringing Great Barrier Reef. The vessel allows passengers to arrive at the destinations quickly with more time for activities such as sunbathing, swimming and exploring the Whitsunday Islands.

Paradise Cove Resort is a hidden gem situated off the Whitsunday Coast which has won multiple awards. All guests can enjoy the natural beauty and tranquillity of oceanfront tropical gardens fringed by white sand and coconut palms. This luxury hideaway will take guests to another place.

Want to find out more about Whitehaven Beach? Check out our comprehensive guide on the beach here

Vessel Info.

  • Length – 39ft
  • Catamaran
  • No. of guests – 32


Ride To Paradise Overnight Tour - Whitsundays - Paradise Cove Resort Map

The Paradise Cove Resort offers the following room types:

Dream Villa – Private King Room with En-suite

The resort’s largest private villa, situated to the side of the property for maximum privacy. Boasts open spaces with large windows for maximum sea views. Free-standing bath tub and exquisite bathroom.

Rainforest Retreat – Private King with Outdoor Bathhouse

Private villa situated to the side of the resort for maximum privacy. The Rainforest Retreat boasts a private beach and outdoor bathhouse which was recently named as one of the world’s top 10 most drop-dead gorgeous bathrooms!

Palm One with En-suite
Palm Two King/Twin

Private room with shared bathroom amenities.

Sunrise King/Twin

Private room with shared bathroom amenities.

Sunset Shared Accommodation

Custom-built king single beds sleeping up to four people, with shared bathroom amenities.

Shared Accommodation

Shared custom-built king single beds sleeping up to six people, with shared bathroom amenities.

Ride To Paradise Sample Menu

Day One

Afternoon Tea – Cheese and Dip Platter including Crackers, Selection of Dips, Cheese, Cabana, Celery, Carrot, Tea and Coffee.

Dinner – Steamed Barbeque Fish, Mash Potato, Coleslaw and Sourdough Bread.

Desert – Apple/Berry Strudel with Warm Custard.

Day Two

Breakfast – Cornflakes, Coco Pops, Muesli, Fresh Fruit Salad, Multi Grain/Wholemeal/White Bread, Toast Toppings including Vegemite, Marmalade, Butter, Nutella, Honey and Strawberry Jam. Drinks Orange Juice, Berry Juice, Tea and Coffee.

Morning Tea – Lamingtons

Lunch – Salads and Deli Meats – Salami, Ham, Beef, Pesto Green Vegetable Pasta, Tomato and Olive Pasta, Rolls and Wraps.

Afternoon Tea – Nacho Chips and Dips, Biscuits, Tea and Coffee.

Dinner – Red Thai Chicken Curry, Rice and Spring Rolls.

Desert – Chocolate Mouse with Crushed Biscuits, Coconut Shavings, Berries and Vanilla Ice Cream.

Day Three

Breakfast – Cornflakes, Coco Pops, Muesli, Fresh Fruit Salad, Multi Grain/Wholemeal/White Bread, Toast Toppings including Vegemite, Marmalade, Butter, Nutella, Honey and Strawberry Jam. Drinks Orange Juice, Berry Juice, Tea and Coffee.

Morning Tea – Chocolate or Berry Muffins

Please note, this is a sample menu and is subject to change.

*Food allergies and dietary needs to be requested at time of booking. Unfortunately, we are unable to cater for vegans. We suggest they choose a vegetarian diet and bring their own snacks. A $12 surcharge is payable upon check in for all dietary requirements, excluding vegetarian.

  • Destination
  • Departure
    Airlie Beach - Abell Point Marina
  • Departure Time
  • Return Time
Day One

Your Ride To Paradise Whitsundays Tour starts by being greeted at Abell Point Marina at 2 pm by the friendly crew. Jump on board the vessel Wildcat and cruise off at high speed to the idyllic Paradise Cove Resort. The boat will glide onto the sand and you can climb down and make your way across the sandy beach to the breathtaking resort that is waiting for your exclusive use. Upon arrival, you will enjoy a cheese platter with cakes while the crew explains the ins and outs of being at the resort and the plan for the next few days.

After a detailed tour of the exclusive resort, you will be shown to your room. You have a few spare hours before dinner that can be filled however you like. Play pool, tennis, paddle board, kayak, walk on the beach, football, chill by the pool/spa or simply relax in a hammock and take in the tranquility of Paradise Cove. When dinner has been cleared, the crew will light the fire down on the beach and you can try your hand at roasting some marshmallows. After counting shooting stars you can head back to your room and fall asleep to the sounds of nature in the most comfortable bed you have slept in for a long time.

Day Two

Wake up and head down to the main house for a continental breakfast and fruit salad before packing your dry bag and heading off on a Whitsunday Adventure! First stop is Whitehaven Beach and the amazing Hill Inlet Lookout. After taking those once in a lifetime pictures at the Hill Inlet you can stroll down to the silica sand and do some exploring. Make sure to look in the shallows for baby sharks and stingrays! After a couple of hours soaking up the sun on the beach, you should be ready for a fresh and tasty lunch on board the boat.

Next, Wildcat will take you on a fast ride to Peter Bay to view some amazing colourful soft corals and then on to the renowned Manta Ray Bay for an exciting snorkel amongst hundreds of colourful fish. You even get to meet ‘George’ the famous Maori Wrasse!

By now you will be ready to wind down, chill out and get home to Paradise. The crew will speed you back to Paradise Cove Resort to enjoy an afternoon snack on the front porch of the main house.

Get yourself involved in the sporting activities around the resort again, or if you prefer, the hot spa and pool is a great place to relax while the crew prepares a delicious dinner. After dinner, it’s completely up to you what you would like to do for the evening activity. Relax with your new friends on beanbags by the main house, sit back in the hot spa looking up at the night sky full of stars, join in on a nature bush walk with one of our experienced crew or retire to your comfortable bed and get some rest to prepare for another fun-filled day.

Day Three

Once again it’s down to the main house for a yummy breakfast before heading off on another adventure. You can join in on a kayaking and stand up paddle board guided tour to try and spot some of our local resident turtles in the bay or soak up your last bit of sun around the pool, or in the hammocks. You will be served morning tea before boarding Wildcat for the ride home. This takes about 45 minutes, allowing you time to stare out across the islands and reflect on the amazing adventures of the last couple of days.

*Please note this is a sample itinerary only, there is no set itinerary for the overnight cruises as your cruise based on the weather and tidal conditions we experience at the time of travel.


Value For Money


  • Meals and snacks
  • Accommodation at Paradise Cove Resort
  • Resort facilities
  • Bed linen
  • Bath towel
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Stinger suit hire
  • Skipper and hosts
  • Environmental Marine Charges

What To Bring?

  • Please pack a small soft bag – no zippers
  • Change of comfortable clothes
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Swim wear
  • Beach towel
  • Sunscreen
  • Jacket for winter months
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Prescription mask (if required)
  • Bottled water
  • Cash for additional purchases
  • Alcohol – no glass or red wine

Please note: A cancellation and amendment policy applies to all bookings. Please refer to our Cancellation and Amendment terms below or contact us for further details.

Terms and Conditions

“supplier” means any tour operator or other supplier of the services

“you” means the guest booking and person named on this reservation booking

“we”, “our” means The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and  A.J.LAURENT PTY LTD

These terms and conditions apply to all bookings made through The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre. Placing a booking with The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre and paying a deposit constitute acceptance of these terms and conditions.

Booking Conditions

For bookings made more than 30 days prior to travel, a 25% deposit is due to secure your booking with the balance due 30 days prior to travel. For bookings made within 30 days of travel, the full payment is due immediately to secure your booking. If we do not receive your full payment within 30 days of your travel date and you do not contact us to cancel, your deposit is forfeited and your booking may be automatically cancelled by us, the supplier or both.


Prices are quoted in Australian dollars, inclusive of GST, and all payments must be made in Australian dollars. Your reservation will only be confirmed when funds have been received and are cleared. The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre is not responsible for delays in postal delivery, bank or payment system processing. It is your responsibility to ensure that payments are received within the times specified. If the deposit or final payment is not received by the due date, The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre has the right cancel the booking. If your final payment is not paid by the due date and in any event within 30 days of your departure, we have the right to cancel your booking and retain the deposit in full without any reimbursement to cover our costs and those of any supplier.

Cancellations and Amendments to Bookings

If you wish to cancel or amend any booking made you need to contact us in writing. You can only cancel or amend a confirmed booking by contacting us directly. If you do not contact us to cancel prior to your booking departure date, you may forfeit your deposit and further costs.

Cancellation Charges and Amendment Fees

Any cancellation or amendment made more than 30 days before travel will incur an administration fee of 25% of the total booking fee.  All cancellations or amendments made within 30 days of your travel date departure will incur both an administration fee of 25% in addition to the individual supplier’s fees.

Any changes requested to your booking, including but not limited to dates, are subject to availability and if they are not available, you may be required to cancel and agree to the cancellation terms.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Some services and activities may not permit any refund for certain bookings. You should check with the individual supplier or The Whitsundays Central Reservations Centre prior to paying for your booking to confirm any special non-refundable conditions.

Travel Insurance

We recommend that you take out travel insurance to cover your reservation, and valuable items (e.g. cameras). Your travel insurance policy should include coverage to protect against unforeseen and last-minute cancellations or medical conditions that may prevent travel and also to cover any medical emergencies during travel at minimum.

Supplier Tours and Services Changes

In the unlikely case of a vessel break down, maintenance or unavailability, the supplier will supply an alternate vessel of a similar standard and quality. Itineraries may be affected by elements beyond our and the supplier’s control such as wind, tide, rain, storm or other weather conditions which make travel dangerous and require a delay or cancellation. It is the skipper's requirement to ensure passenger safety at all times and may use his/her professional judgment in any manner to keep his/her guests and crew safe. In the instance of such delay or cancellation, alternative options will be provided by the supplier. In the event a cancellation or delay occurs and your tour or service is cancelled and rescheduled, you will receive a full refund if you are unable to rebook your tour or service.


You are using these services and taking any tours at your own risk. We are not responsible for any loss or damage, including direct, indirect or consequential loss you may suffer as a result of your reservation, booking or anything related to your tour or services provided by any supplier.  You need to ensure you are medically sound, fit and physically able to use the services. We are not liable for the event that you are refused access to any services or tours due to your medical, physical or other reasons, including intoxication. Any such claims should be addressed to the suppliers directly.

You should note that sailing can be a dangerous activity and while crews will make every effort to ensure your safety, they cannot be accountable for actions or injury to you that may be ‘beyond their control’. Every effort is make to ensure your safety and you may be required to complete a pre departure questionnaire, and sign a travel agreement waiver during the check-in process of your tour with the supplier directly. We are not affiliated with nor responsible for our suppliers in any way other than as intermediary to arrange their services on you and their behalf. If you have any issues, injury, suffer any loss or damage, you need to take it up with the supplier directly.

If we are obligated to cancel your travel arrangements for any reason, the liability of will be limited to a refund of all monies paid by you. 

Red Cat Adventures Terms and Conditions

Prices are based on multi-share accommodation unless otherwise specified. Prices do not include airfares.

Cancellations made less than 21 days before departure will result in complete forfeiture of full price. We reserve the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason. We recommend you take out travel insurance.

Clients should note that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard guests, we cannot be responsible for any damage, personal injury or loss due to the actions of passengers that are beyond our control.

All cruises are subject to weather and the vessel operator’s discretion. At certain times of year ‘dangerous’ jellyfish inhabit these waters and passengers should take care for their own safety. Passengers entering the water do so at their own risk and the owners or operators of the vessel will not be liable for any personal injury, illness, death or any other consequences whatsoever of passengers being stung by jellyfish. To minimise this risk you will be provided with a full length protective ‘Snorkel Suite’ to wear whilst swimming and snorkelling during the cruise.