Quicksilver Cruises

Multiple Locations

Experience the Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver, Australia's most awarded reef cruise company.

Choose from Quicksilver’s multi-award winning Outer Reef Cruise to the stunning Agincourt Reef where you’ll find the widest range of reef activities suitable for families and all ages, swimmers and non-swimmers included. Or if you prefer, set sail to the idyllic coral island, Low Isles, aboard the beautiful 30 metre sailing cat, Wavedancer, for a relaxed and all inclusive day.

If you’re seeking the thrill of aquatic adventures, premier dive and snorkel catamarans Silversonic, Silverswift and Poseidon, with special roaming permits, will take you to experience 3 spectacular and different reef sites in one exciting day.

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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$242.50 $242.50
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, snorkellers 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 shower, 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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$245.50 $245.50
Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef Cruise

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.

Indicative rates

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$252.50 $252.50
Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise

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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$200.50 $200.50

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Salvator Rosa, Carnarvon National Park

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
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Crystal clear springs add more than ten million litres of water a day to peaceful Louisa Creek and the Nogoa River as they meander beneath a backdrop of rocky sandstone crags and spires. Named by explorer Sir Thomas Mitchell in 1846, Salvator Rosa is at the western edge of the Central Queensland Sandstone Belt.

Emerald

Emerald, Central Highlands Area
How did Emerald get its name? It's thanks to a lush green hill - emerald in colour - located just north of the town called 'Emerald Downs Hill'. Established in 1879, this large country town has become the hub of the Central Highlands and gateway to one of the largest sapphire fields in the southern hemisphere.

Rolleston

Rolleston, Central Highlands Area
Rolleston is in the southeast of Queensland's Central Highlands and is the nearest town to the world renowned Carnarvon Gorge and Carnarvon National Park. Rolleston is 70 kilometres east of Springsure and can be reached by travelling along the Great Inland Way.

Willows Gemfields

Willows Gemfields, Central Highlands Area
Willows Gemfields is 11 kilometres off the Capricorn Highway, 24 kilometres past the Anakie/Sapphire crossroads and about 45 minutes' drive west of Emerald. The Willows Gemfields is a popular fossicking spot, as very little machinery and no corporate mining has been permitted in the past.

Tambo Dam

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
Free Entry
At the town's southern entrance lies the picturesque Tambo Dam and parklands. A habitat for water birds and wildlife, a place for rest and relaxation. Locals and visitors alike enjoy the grassy areas for picnics and make use of the barbecues provided.

Stubby Bend

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
Free Entry
On the banks of the Barcoo River away from the highway noise, Stubby Bend offers fully self-contained travellers a free site for camping. A variety of birds visit the area throughout the day, you can watch the kangaroos grazing in the afternoons, and quite often at night friendly possums will visit your camp site.

Tambo

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
From the rugged cliffs of the Great Dividing Range explorer Major Thomas Mitchell once crossed, to the open downs country that caught his eye, it is no wonder that Tambo is being discovered by travellers.

Springsure

Springsure, Central Highlands Area
Situated in a delightful valley with spectacular Mount Zamia and Virgin Rock overlooking the town, Springsure is located 66 kilometres south of Emerald on the Gregory Highway section of the Great Inland Way.

Rubyvale

Rubyvale, Central Highlands Area
If you love gemstones and jewellery then chances are you're going to love this town. Set in the heart of the Sapphire Gemfields, Rubyvale is home to several gift shops where you'll find everything from sapphire necklaces to sparkling diamond rings.

Tambo' s Wilderness Way Self Drive Route

Tambo, Blackall-Tambo Area
Free Entry
Travel Tambo's Wilderness Way, a self-drive tour through an area of rugged beauty, known as the ‘Rooftop of Queensland’. The tour traverses a landscape of deep gorges and vast cliff lines. Enjoy vistas of tangled ranges where the wind and rain have created massive sandstone formations which contrast starkly with the grey-green bush.
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