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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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Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas
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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 yesterday

This excursion involves a trip to the Great Barrier reef on a high speed catamaran ship--about 130 feet long and fast--over 30mph. It is about 90 minutes ride to the reef where there is a permanently mounted platform. The activities are all on the platform...More

Thank 10RogerTheLodger10
Reviewed 3 days ago

I was hesitant because it was a large boat with lots of divers an snorkelers. Wasn't a problem. They had the boat managed so well. Nice ride in and out to the reef. Did 3 certified dives with Jai Otto one of the dive masters....More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a unforgettable day with Quicksilver. All very well organised, useful tips on snorkelling which filled me with confidence as a weak swimmer - wearing a buoyancy aid made such a difference. We mostly stayed on the sun deck outside on the journey out...More

Thank TigerLilyReading
Reviewed 3 days ago

We booked the trip on a day that Cruise passengers were on the same trip so it was a bit crowded. It would be nice to advise us at time of booking because we could easily swap days around to avoid the crowd. We were...More

Thank Food4life0507
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed both the Agincourt Reef and Low Isles cruises this week. Not only is the reef absolutely stunning, the staff on board were lovely and really enhanced the experience. A special mention to Glenn, the Marine Biologist on our Low...More

Thank 34emmaf
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Ok. I had no expectations. I was a little worried and a little unsure. Didnt know how much I’m going to see, if I’m going to be sea sick getting there, if I’ll be able to snorkel long enough to see anything. Pleased to say...More

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 4 days ago

We spend an amazing day on the Posideon ship part of the Quicksliver Cruise group. The 3 locations chosen were excellent for our snorkelling adventures and quality of equipment supplied was good. The safety briefing was 1st class which made us feel we were in...More

Thank bluethebairn
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great day out at the reef, snorkelling and having a buffet lunch. The boat trip back was fast as well.

Thank Kylee M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I have snorkelled before although not very well, I found the three hours docked the perfect amount of time to eat, take the glass bottom sub and snorkel for two hours, in fact I enjoyed the snorkeling so much I never had time to see...More

Thank yvie0202
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The other positive reviews definitely sum up this trip well. A great day out, pricey - but worth it. Staff were helpful, information was plentiful and you get to spend hours swimming around the beautiful reef. Saw a heap of fish (and a small shark)....More

Thank Brian M
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Marilena M
30 November 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
All the equipment is disinfected between trips. No one mentioned it as a problem when we were there, but I guess you should bring your own if you’re worried about it. (Incidentally, for spectacle wearers, they provide... More
Debra S
15 November 2017|
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Response from JimRachelle | Reviewed this property |
It would be tight. We got back at 5:30 pm. I would check with Quicksilver to be sure
2 October 2017|
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Response from Simi0412 | Reviewed this property |
They do operate all year round. April in Queensland isn’t a bad time. I travel there between June to August. Google weather in Port Douglas for April and it will give you a good idea for that time of the year. Enjoy I always... More