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Quicksilver Cruises

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Quicksilver is Australia’s most awarded reef operator. You can choose your Great Barrier Reef experience - Cruise to the outer edge aboard a spacious wavepiercer catamaran to the renowned Agincourt Reef, sail aboard the luxurious Wavedancer to...more
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Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4087 2100
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is the best way for novices to experience the Great Barrier Reef. From the coach ride, to the catamaran, to the food, to the snorkel experience (thanks Abby, you rock), it’s just a first class experience with something for everyone. We were with friends...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went snorkeling on the Wave Dancer to Low Isles and we also went to the outer reef pontoon with Quicksilver during our trip last week. We had the most amazing experience. Our favourite moment of the trip was during our sail to the Low...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A very good friend wanted to do this trip for her 60th birthday and from start to finish the day was perfect. The plentiful friendly staff were genuinely eager to welcome everyone aboard. The vessel was spotlessly clean and offered plenty of comfortable seating. The...More

Thank goose144
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a wonderful trip with Quiksilver to see the Great Barrier Reef particularly as a family. The trip was informative and very well organised, considering the number of people on the boat. Everything was catered for; lycra suits, snorkels/goggles, fins, life vest, food etc....More

Thank jellmi
Reviewed 6 days ago

While the facilities, crew, equipment can not be faulted, we were disappointed that there weren't more fish to see while snorkeling. As it is "the Great Barrier Reef" we were expecting more, even on the semi-submersible we saw a couple of turtles, not much else...More

Thank wilhelmvr
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is difficult to make a trip to the Great Barrier Reef any better but this company sure tried. Very professional yet friendly; knowledgeable but never boring. I always felt that I was safe and in good hands. Food was great. All parts of the...More

Thank tinytraveler2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want to spend the day not stressing and enjoying the reef this is the company to use ! From the start they are so welcoming and helping. The customer service throughout the whole day was 5 stars. The boat takes about 1hr30mins to...More

Thank markgH5249XN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved everything about this trip. Well appointed fast boats made for a speedy safe and comfortable trip to the outer reef. It took just over an hour. The crew were well versed on proceedure and ensured that the passengers were completely informed about safety...More

Thank Bob K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

WOW!!! Expensive, but well worth every penny. 90 min each way from Port Douglas to the pontoon platform, what an amazing set-up. Snorkeling gear and Lycra full body suits (to protect from stings if jellyfish were present, which they were not on our trip). Hot...More

Thank manpa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The trip was undertaken due to publicity about our barrier reef. Interesting to learn from the marine biologists that more damage is done to the reef than "climate change". Interesting that this news doesn't make the press to let us mature people decide for oneself....More

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29 September 2018|
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Response from Janigel | Reviewed this property |
I think I recall they cancel if it’s too windy If 21 knots makes any sense? It may be less than that for a good sea trip. Hope this helps but they tell you all this from memory when you book :-)
Chloe T
22 September 2018|
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Response from Madelyn J | Reviewed this property |
Quicksilver are a very professional company, it should have cost us around $500 for 2 but we got a fantastic discount with our entertainment book. Everything is so well organised, large boat but not overcrowded with people... More