Quicksilver Cruises

Multiple Locations

Experience the Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver, one of Australia's most awarded reef cruise companies. Cruise to the outer edge of the reef, sail to the majestic Low Isles or seek the thrill of a dive and snorkel adventure with the Silver Series cruises or Poseidon. With Quicksilver you choose your own personal reef discovery.

Facilities

  • Car park

Activities

  • Scuba-Diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Swimming

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

Our Tours

Poseidon Snorkel and Dive

Designed for personalised dive and snorkel adventures, Poseidon is a modern 24 metre dive and snorkel catamaran that takes you on a journey of discovery into the stunning Agincourt ribbon reefs - one of the most pristine reef systems of the entire Great Barrier Reef.

Perfect for experienced divers and snorkellers, Poseidon departs daily from Port Douglas to visit three different and unique reef site environments in this marine wilderness. With an extensive variety of over 30 exclusive reef locations, sites are selected daily according to weather and tidal conditions.

Poseidon also has a special permit allowing guests to swim with the Dwarf Minke Whales and is accredited with Advanced Ecotourism Certification.

Indicative rates

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$238.50 $238.50
Silversonic Adventure Dive and Snorkel

Departing daily from Port Douglas, the ultramodern 29 metre Silversonic is custom-designed for the thrill of snorkeling and diving adventures on the outer reef.

With over five hours to explore the delights of this underwater world, snorkelers can experience three different outer reef locations at the renowned Agincourt Reef, while divers can experience introductory diving and up to three certified dives (diving additional cost). A free snorkel tour, hot and cold buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas are included in your day.

With a state-of-the-art ride control system for a smooth journey, hot freshwater showers, change rooms, air-conditioned lounges and a licensed bar, you will be travelling in comfort and style.

Coach transfers available from Cairns and Northern Beaches at additional cost. Tariffs quoted are for snorkeling only.

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$238.50 $238.50
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef

For the experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver's high speed wavepiercing catamaran takes guests in air-conditioned comfort to the renowned Agincourt Reef, a jewel-like ribbon reef.

With the most spacious activity platform on the Great Barrier Reef and a high crew ratio, guests of all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers alike, can experience this stunning reef world in comfort. Friendly and attentive crew, including marine biologists, are on hand to ensure guests enjoy and gain the most from their day.

Explore the reef in a semi-submersible, underwater observatory, or by snorkelling and diving in the beautiful coral gardens. Your day also includes a delicious tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas.

Exciting optional activities include introductory and certified scuba diving, guided snorkelling tours, Oceanwalker helmet diving and scenic helicopter flights.

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$244.50 $244.50
Wavedancer To Low Isles

Low Isles is an idyllic, unspoilt Great Barrier Reef coral island. Combined with the romance of sailing aboard Quicksilver's luxury 30 metre sailing catamaran, Wavedancer, this is the perfect day for families and couples seeking island relaxation.

Wavedancer moors in the calm, translucent waters of Low Isles picturesque lagoon, where a host of reef activities await. Quicksilver's friendly crew take visitors on a leisurely, informative day where numbers are limited to preserve the environment. Discover the reef while snorkelling or glass bottom boat viewing. Take a guided beach walk and snorkel tour with a marine biologist or just relax on the beach under a thatched umbrella, or on the decks of Wavedancer. A delicious tropical buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas are included in your day.

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$194.50 $194.50
Silverswift Adventure Dive and Snorkel

Departing daily from Cairns, the luxurious Silverswift is ready to whisk you away to three spectacular Outer Great Barrier Reef sites - custom-designed for small groups of adventure-minded people to revel in snorkelling and diving.

You will have five hours in this aquatic playground to enjoy unlimited snorkelling, a guided snorkel tour, and the option of up to three certified dives and introductory diving.

Silverswift features a state-of-the-art ride control system for a smooth journey and a large hydraulic platform for easy water access.

Onboard, enjoy the comforts of the air-conditioned lounge, hot freshwater showers and change rooms. Hot and cold buffet lunch, morning and afternoon teas are included in your day.

Coach transfers available from Cairns and Northern Beaches (additional cost). Tariffs quoted are for snorkelling only.

Indicative rates

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$216.50 $216.50

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Gardners Falls

Maleny, Sunshine Coast Area
Leave your vehicle in the car park on the banks of the Obi Obi Creek and take a short, level walk downstream to Gardners Falls.  You’ll pass a number of shallow rock pools which are ideal for smaller children who just want to splash about.

Heart Reef

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Heart Reef, in the Great Barrier Reef of the Whitsundays, is a stunning composition of coral that has naturally formed into the shape of a heart. Located in Hardy Reef, Heart Reef is best experienced from the air by helicopter or seaplane, as visitors are unable to snorkel or dive there due it's protected status.

Bladensburg National Park

Winton, Winton Area
Free Entry
Bladensburg National Park is a large park protecting Mitchell grass downs and channel country. It is home to a wonderful variety of wildlife, including tiny mammals called dunnarts. Flat-topped mesas and sandstone ranges form a pleasing backdrop to the park's grassland plains and river flats.

Ngaro Cultural Site

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
The Ngaro people have walked this land for over 9,000 years. Protected from the elements in a once-hidden cave, Ngaro artwork adorns the fragile rock surface. The track begins deep inside Nara Inlet on Hook Island — an excellent overnight anchorage.

Millstream Falls National Park

Ravenshoe, Tablelands Area
Free Entry
Plunging over the edge of a columnar basalt lava flow, Big Millstream Falls is reputedly the widest single-drop waterfall in Australia. Lying in the rain shadow of the eastern dividing ranges, the dry open woodland here is in stark contrast with the rainforest which is only kilometres away.

Mount Lewis National Park

Julatten, Mareeba Area
Free Entry
Mount Lewis, one high rainforest-clad mountains of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area, is a treasure trove of unique and endemic wildlife. The area between the Mount Lewis and Atherton Tableland is especially diverse.
Free Entry
Michaelmas Cay, part of Michaelmas and Upolo Cays National Park, is one of the most important seabird breeding sites in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Michaelmas Cay is a small, low sand cay, covered by grasses and low-growing plants.

John Egan Pioneer Track

Stonehenge, Barcoo Area
Free Entry
The John Egan Pioneer Track highlights the ecological and cultural values of the Stonehenge town reserve. The track passes through downs country, scenic hill view country, spectacular erosions and rocky outcrops, natural springs and waterfalls (in wet seasons).

Carnarvon Gorge, Carnarvon National Park

Rolleston, Central Highlands Area
Free Entry
An oasis of birdlife, unique plant species and freshwater creeks, the Carnarvon Gorge is a sparkling gem amongst the dusty heart of Central Queensland. Is it any wonder it's the region's most popular attraction?

Goomburra Section, Main Range National Park

Goomburra, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Nested in the western foothills of the Great Dividing Range, Goomburra is one of four visitor nodes of Main Range National Park - part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. Rugged mountain ranges, spectacular lookouts, trickling streams and rare wildlife make this a very special place.
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