Airlie Jet Boat - Whitehaven Beach - Snorkel Tour

Tour Code: 496

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour

It's Fast So You See More
  • The fast Wildcat vessel - more time to do the things you love
  • Climbing the famous Hill Inlet and seeing the world famous Whitehaven Beach
  • Meeting George the puppy like Humphead Maori Wrasse 
  • Snorkel tours of two coral reefs around Mantaray Bay, see more of the Whitsunday Islands in just one day 

Included In Price

  • Snorkel Equipment
  • Morning Tea
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Lunch
  • Lycra Suit
  • Wetsuit
  • Queensland Parks and Wildlife and fuel levy

Our Great Barrier Reef tours exciting itinerary will leave nothing out. In one day, guests will enjoy plenty of time snorkeling, swimming and beach-hopping among the Whitsunday Islands and soak up the beauty of Whitehaven Beach and Hill Inlet.

Join a multi award winning Whitsunday Islands tour to see the most iconic spots on the Great Barrier Reef from Airlie Beach in just one day.

Our boat is designed and built for stability and speed and is a breathtaking sight when zipping through the water.

Taking passengers to the hotspots of the Whitsundays, this popular Great Barrier Reef tour is ideal for those who are looking for an all-inclusive reef trip with plenty of snorkelling, a stop at Hill Inlet Lookout and Whitehaven Beach and more.

This unique and spacious vessel has patented technology to ensure stability, an onboard toilet and a friendly, energetic crew.

Thundercat is a great option for travellers who are worried about getting sea sick or are just visiting for a short time.

Jump on board our custom built boat for an exhilarating ride around the Whitsunday Islands. 

Bring along your family, bring along your friends, and we will show you all the major iconic sights of the Whitsunday Islands and the Great Barrier Reef in just one wonderful day.

2 Beaches and 2 Snorkels in 1 Day

Meet at the Airlie Beach Abell Point Marina meeting area next to the roundabout at 8.30am and get set for a fast, steady and comfortable ride out to the islands.

With our fast high speed catamaran taking no time to arrive at each destination, passengers can look forward to having plenty of time exploring the beaches, snorkelling the fringing reefs and soaking in so much more of the Whitsunday Islands and it's sunshine.

Your itinerary includes stops at Hill Inlet Lookout where you can feast your eyes on the picture-perfect view of Whitehaven Beach and its swirling sands below as well as some time on Whitehaven Beach.

We are then off on a snorkel adventure to whisk you away to Mantaray Bay for a snorkel at two of the Whitsundays most popular snorkel locations, before heading back to Abell Point Marina in Airlie Beach.

After an action-packed day on the water, our boat crew offers all passengers the opportunity to join them for food, drinks and socialising at Base Backpackers.

The Food

Our lunch menu is made fresh each day and suits most palettes

Just a teaser sample:

Morning Tea: 

  • Home made chocolate Brownie


  • Zucchini frittata + quiche lorraine
  • Cold meat and cheese platter
  • Fresh salad platter
  • Fresh pasta salad
  • Chinese noodle salad
  • Bread rolls

Afternoon Tea:

  • Fresh fruit Kebabs

Please note: We are unable to cater for other dietary requirement. Please bring along what you need and we shall place your food in our esky to keep it fresh.

Also we do not have a liquor licence to sell alcohol so you are welcome to bring along a few little beverages in cans to place in the esky.

No red wine or glass as these are dangerous!

Who Should Join Our 1 Day Whitsunday Highlights 1 Day Tour/

We are a friendly bunch, and we welcome families with children from 4 years old and above to couples and fun loving singles.

We love our backyard and we wish to share it with as many people as possible and ensure they see as much as possible in a short time and really enjoy themselves at a great affordable price.

Call us if you have any questions we are always here to help and we are the Great Barrier Reef tour specialists


Please note: Soft Drinks and water can be purchased on the boat during the day so bring along some cash. 

We will provide a 30L dry bag for all passengers to safeguard your belongings.

Pack your own soft bag and include sunnies, sunscreen, towel, hat, underwater camera if you own one or rented one, BYO alcohol (no glass or red wine sorry)

And most of all a big smile and a sense of fun and adventure 

Tour Languages Offered
  • English
Departs From

Airlie Beach

Departure Time

9:00 am

Departure Instructions
  • Check-in opens at 8:00am Abell Point Marina North side
  • From 01/04/2020 Thundercat’s main default bus pick-up location will be changing to Wisdom Café, next to the Airlie Lagoon carpark, at 8.15am.
  • If you are not being picked up by our bus then please meet at Abel Point Marina meeting area next to the roundabout at 8:15am
Pickup Locations
  • Airlie Beach
  • Shute Harbour
  • Airlie Beach
  • Whitehaven Beach
  • Manta Ray Bay
  • Peter Bay
  • Hill Inlet Lookout
Months of Operation

January - December

Days of Operation


Departs at 9:00 am and returns at 5:00 pm
Departs from Coral Sea Marina


Full Day Tour

Available for Purchase / Hire

Soft drinks and Water can be purchased on the boat

Fitness Level Required


Eco Certifications
Advanced Ecotourism Certified
Eco Climate Action Innovator
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Beach Towel
  • Hat
  • Swimsuit
  • Practical clothing (weatherproof jacket/jumper)
  • Light jacket
  • Walking Shoes
  • Camera
  • Snacks
  • Alcohol (no glass or red wine)
  • Cash or credit card for on board purchases

Minimum age is 4 years.

All cancellations must be in writing. Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee. Please see our terms and conditions for details prior to booking.


Cancellations made less than 24 hours before departure will result in complete forfeiture of full price.

Airlie Jet Boat - Whitehaven Beach - Snorkel Tour

Tour Code: 496

Departing: Airlie Beach

Pickup: Airlie Beach, Shute Harbour

It's Fast So You See More



Prices are AUD, per adult and include all levies fees and taxes.

Child: au$145.00
Family: au$599.00

Tour Code: 496



15 yrs & over

4 - 14 yrs

Ages of Children
(Discounts May Apply)
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745
1300 231 118
+61 427 074 745

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