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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Maureens Cove, Hook Island

Hook Island, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Situated on the northern side of Hook Island, Maureen's Cove is a popular anchorage with sailors and divers alike. There are two dive sites at Maureen's Cove. At the back of the cove, on the western side of the beach is a series of bommies starting at 12 - 15 metres and rising to within three metres of the surface, parallel to the shoreline.

Lindeman Island

Lindeman Island, Mackay Area
Its natural beauty and breathtaking Whitsunday scenery makes Lindeman Island one of the most spectacular tropical islands in Australia. Complemented by temperate days and nights, Lindeman Island was one of the first Whitsunday islands to be developed.

Whitsunday Islands National Park

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Treasured as one of the world's most beautiful destination getaways, the Whitsunday Islands are famous for their pure-white silica sand, secluded reefs and beaches, diverse wildlife and crystal-clear waters.

Hayman Island

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Hayman Island has been impacted by recent weather events in Queensland. Please make contact with Hayman Island for information regarding bookings and travel plans. Hayman Island, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef presents astonishing natural beauty, restorative peace, indulgence and adventure.

Hamilton Island

Hamilton Island, Whitsunday Area
Hamilton Island is nestled amongst the Whitsunday Islands, a group of 74 islands just off the Queensland coast, at the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Hamilton Island is one of the most popular Whitsunday islands offering an idyllic island experience.

Butterfly Bay - Hook Island

Hook Island, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
A popular bareboat anchorage, Butterfly Bay is situated on the northern side of Hook Island. There are limited public moorings and snorkelling can be enjoyed along the bay edge or just off the beach. Offering coral outcrops with shallow walls, the bay is populated by many small, colourful reef fish species.

Nara Inlet

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Nestled in the south east end of the Whitsundays’ Hook Island is Nara Inlet, a secluded bay with tranquil waters that reflect the dense forestry that covers the island’s steep hills. The clear water acts as a window to the fringing reef and is known for its sheltered anchorage and easy access to the island.

Hook Island

Hook Island, Whitsunday Area
No visit to the Whitsundays is complete without seeing a few islands and Hook Island offers spectacular natural surroundings and excellent snorkelling and diving sites. The second largest island in the Cumberland group, it is 58 square kilometres in size and includes sheltered, picturesque bays, deep fjord-like inlets, ideal sailing and kayaking conditions, multiple moorings and safe anchorages, pristine fringing reefs, secluded beach campsites and the opportunity to see abundant wildlife including sea eagles, kites and ospreys, turtles, reef fish, dolphins, manta rays and humpback whales frolicking in Whitsunday Passage (between June to September).

Langford Island

Whitsundays, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Langford Island, near Hayman Island in the northern Whitsundays is a popular spot with sailors, divers and snorkellers. Many of the bareboats and crewed sailing boats will anchor near Langford Island. Langford Island is relatively small, but features a long sand spit that all but disappears at high tide.

Hill Inlet

Airlie Beach, Whitsunday Area
Free Entry
Hill Inlet in the Whitsundays is a stunning inlet located at the northern end of Whitehaven Beach on Whitsunday Island, the largest of the 74 islands in the Whitsundays. As the tide shifts, the white sand and blue hues of the inlet blend seamlessly to create a breathtaking mosaic.
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