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Quicksilver Cruises

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Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4087 2100
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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 idyllic Low Isles, or seek the thrill of dive and snorkel adventures aboard Silversonic. All cruises are accredited with Advanced Ecotourism.
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Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed today via mobile

Thanks to all on board for an awesome 3 dives! Professional service with everything covered and checked. Safety checks and regulations followed to a T. General dive briefing was given on leaving shore and again before each dive. Post dive discussions and details were especially...More

Thank Richymac99
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The boat’s fine, the staff were excellent, especially as it was a very bumpy day and a lot of passengers were sick. My main complaint was that there were no steps taken to educate hundreds of people onboard about their environmental footprint while at the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Perfect day from start to finish! Quicksilver offers a range of different options and is perfect for those who aren't confident with snorkeling and is one of the better options for families with younger children as there is a small underwater observatory and a semi-submersible...More

Thank Ashley G
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a wonderful day at the GBR. collection from boarding, transport to the harbour and boarding very easy. Journey very smooth and punctuated with talks about what you can do at the pontoon, and a very interesting talk from an onboard marine biologist. Once at...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Opted to go for fly out, boat back trip through GBR helicopters with Quicksilver. Great day out. Trip out was amazing seeing the reef from above. Once on board the quicksilver cat everything was very well organized and we had a great time in the...More

Thank Williemo69
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Quicksilver seems to be the biggest and best snorkeling/diving company in Port Douglas. We chose their Wavedancer tour based on the information told to us by Quicksilver staff that we sail to the low isles and snorkel of the island. The idea of sailing was...More

Thank Ben K
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a wonderful,busy day. All the staff were friendly and helpful and we enjoyed our guided snorkelling, guided island walk, glass bottom boat experience and being serenaded with song and guitar on the way home. We felt very well cared for and the staff...More

Thank Prudence H
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very efficient, well organised, staff friendly, lunch ok but not nearly as good as it used to be (saving money)? So much emphasis on safety, I guess because of the increased threat of litigation, that it really detracts from the snorkelling experience in a very...More

Thank has2bperfect
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our day out with Quicksilver crew and boat. We were punctually picked up by a Quicksilver bus at our hotel and driven to the harbour. The catamaran went fast to and from the reef and outdoors we had no problem with the...More

Thank lodeenisa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went on this trip to see the great barrier, the boat was nice and smooth the day was pretty much perfect for being on the water with next to no wind, Took a little over 1 hour to get to the reef We decided...More

Thank Ricky B
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ALH57
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Response from Verity G | Reviewed this property |
Firstly, April/May in Far North Queensland is still during ‘stinger’ season. With this in mind, the tour companies ALL have ‘stinger suits’ for everyone, in every size. They cover you from mitten hands, to ankles... More
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Response from Alstel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, small ones behind the bar on the boat. Do that before you get off.
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lefko
7 February 2018|
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Hey, Lynne. We went today and it was gorgeous. One or two honkers on the way but a great day. Snorkelling was fab and lunch not bad . Have fun
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