Courtesy Pick Up
Your day will begin with a courtesy bus pick up rom your accommodation in Airlie Beach. From here you will be taken to Abell Point Marina where you will be greeted by your Thundercat Crew.
Whitsunday Island Hill Inlet Lookout and Northern Whitehaven Beach
Hop on board the fastest catamaran here in the Whitsundays and crusie your way through the scattered Whitsunay Islands to the iconic swirling sands of the Hill Inlet - Whitsunday Island. Freshly prepared homemade morning tea will be priovided onboard. Here you will enjoy your beach time at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach and a guided bushwalk to the Hill Inlet Lookout.
Snorkelling the frigining reefs of the Great Barrier Reef.
Your buffet lunch is served onboard prior to your departure towars your 2 snorkelling destinations for the day. Travel to either Peter Bay or Stonehaven as one of your snorkelling destiantions followed by a visit to Manta Ray Bay. Snorkeling amongst the many fish types of the Whitsundays along with the coral gardens.
Journey back to Airlie Beach
Afternoon tea will be on offer before your journey back to Airlie Beach, arriving approximately 5 pm. Your courtesy bus awaits your return and will drop you off back to your accommodation.
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 ConditionsFor 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.
PaymentsPrices 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 BookingsIf 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 FeesAny 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 InsuranceWe 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 ChangesIn 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.
LiabilityYou 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 Thundercat Terms & ConditionsAll prices are per person in AUD and include GST, National Park, Great Barrier Reef Marine Park entry fees, professional skipper and host, all meals and use of snorkel suits and snorkelling equipment (excluding fins). Ticket is non-refundable and non-transferable. Cancellations made within 24 hours of Thundercat will result in complete forfeiture of full price. You will be required to give personal information such as but not limited to full name, birthday and country of residence during check in for legal purposes. Failure to do so will result in the termination of your booking with no refund. We reserve the right to substitute vessels without notice at any time for any reason. We recommend you take out travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss of personal goods and the inability to travel due to weather.
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. Please allow extra time to travel during the wet season (Dec - May) as we occasionally have road closures due to flooding.
At certain times of the 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 owner 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 Suit’ to wear whilst swimming and snorkelling during the cruise. Accordingly, Red Cat Adventures shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever which is suffered (including but not limited to indirect or consequential loss) or for any injury to person or property which is suffered or sustained by any passenger as a result of participating in any of its sailing adventures, except for any liability which cannot be excluded by law. Red Cat Adventures ABN 56747506028