About Us

It’s Our Story!

Red Cat Adventures is the 2018 and 2019 National GOLD Winner for the Best Major Tour and Transport Operator in Australia. The Australian owned charter boat company started in the Whitsunday Islands and recently expanded into the Mackay region. 

In 2005, Julie (then British-backpacker) met ‘Tongarra’ skipper Asher while working on a Whitsunday sailing tour. 

After years of research and planning, perfecting new tourism offerings and investing in a custom-designed catamaran, Red Cat Adventures was born, 2015.

They rapidly expanded, operating four vessels, ten tourism products, managing a boutique resort, and planning further expansion into other regions. The biggest assets to the Red Cat team are their highly knowledgeable and professional crew.


Our experienced crew are hand-picked for their fun and friendly attitude. Our team has one goal – to make sure every single customer has the best experience on our products and tours. We want this to be the “adventure of a lifetime”

Red Cats are proud to be awarded the Climate Action Leaders certification, May 2019. This is the highest level of ECO accreditation that can be awarded in Australia.

Red Cats is a Savannah Guide Enterprise ensuring we honoring the best guiding experiences for our customers.

Mackay Islands:

Wildcat Adventures first departure date 1st December 2021.

Whitsunday Islands:

Thundercat Whitsundays is an exhilarating day boat that suits a wide range of travellers, including singles, couples, groups and families.

Tongarra Day Sail provides a sailing experience to a unique island. Hop onboard to the Whitsundays best-kept secret Langford Sandbar. The tour includes snorkeling, banana boat rides, bush walks and more…

Tongarra Whitsundays The two-day, two-night sailing experience aimed at fun-loving backpackers travelling on a budget.

Falls to Paradise is an all-inclusive day tour exploring Cedar Creek Falls and the exclusive Coral Sea Resort. Guests can swim with turtles at the majestic waterfalls then relax and enjoy lunch with a spectacular view..

Trips Per Year



Golden Awards

Award-Winning Business

A multi-national award-winning tour operator.

The 2018 and 2019 GOLD award winner for best Major Tour and Transport Operator in Australia
2018 and 2019 Queensland GOLD award winner for Adventure Tourism

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07 4946 4444

Mackay Marina

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