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.

Indicative rates

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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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Sundown National Park

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
High, remote and rough, Sundown National Park (south west of Stanthorpe) entices both self-sufficient campers and experienced bushwalkers to explore its rugged ridges and gorges. Camp at one of five camping areas (three accessible by four-wheel-drive only) or hike in to a secluded bush camp.

Girraween National Park

Ballandean, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Huge granite boulders tower above open forests in the spectacular and popular Girraween National Park outside Stanthorpe. Camp at either Castle Rock and Bald Rock Creek camping areas or picnic in the shady Bald Rock Creek day-use area.

Donnellys Castle, near Pozieres

Pozieres, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Visit a bushranger hideout! 'Thunderbolt' who roamed the New England Tableland, had one of his hideouts near Pozieres. Donnelly's Castle, as it is now called, is a rock formation that you can walk between, around and over.

Storm King Dam

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
Storm King Dam rests in a picturesque rural setting with many water birds (including pelicans) and is an ideal spot for picnics, water sport and fishing. Fish species include golden perch, murray cod, silver perch, jew and river black fish.

Quart Pot Creek, Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Free Entry
The pretty Quart Pot Creek meanders through granite country and natural bushland, passes through the town of Stanthorpe, and continues out through the south-west, where it meets Spring Creek to form the Severn River.

Glenlyon Dam

Texas, Goondiwindi Area
Free Entry
Glenlyon Dam is ideal for wildlife viewing and many water sports including skiing, sailing and fishing. Fish species in the dam include Golden Perch, Murray Cod, Silver Perch, Jew and Spangled Perch. Camping sites, cabins and caravans are available at the Glenlyon Dam Tourist Park located at the waters edge.

Stanthorpe

Stanthorpe, Southern Downs Area
Two and a half hours drive south-east of Brisbane, discover Queensland's premier wine region in the Granite Belt - where they've been making boutique wine since the 1870s in the cooler microclimate temperatures.

Amiens

Amiens, Southern Downs Area
Amiens is one of the pretty districts in the Granite Belt region, 17 kilometres north-west of Stanthorpe. These days the area is popular for orcharding, wine making and vegetable growing and was first settled by First World War servicemen who had been granted land for fruit growing after returning from war.

Pozieres

Pozieres, Southern Downs Area
The Granite Belt locality of Pozieres is situated about five kilometres west of the New England Highway, with the turn-off to the south of Dalveen. It is a productive fruit and vegetable growing area and also offers easy access to recreation areas such as Donnelly's Castle, Pozieres State Forest and Passchendaele State Forest.

Severnlea

Severnlea, Southern Downs Area
The Southern Downs village of Severnlea, on the highway south of Stanthorpe hasn't changed that much since it was first settled. There is still fruit growing and topaz fossicking, but these days you'll also discover some very good wineries.
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