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Silversonic Dive & Snorkel

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Opens in 18 min: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Silversonic Dive & Snorkel
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“silver sonic”(36 reviews)
“outer reef”(71 reviews)
Silversonic, a 29m luxury catamaran, is custom-designed for small groups of adventure-minded people to revel in the thrill of diving and snorkelling on the Great Barrier Reef. Adventurers will spend 5 hours visiting 3 different reef sties at the...more
Opens in 18 min
Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
8 Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4087 2100
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I used Trip Advisor to try to plan our snorkeling trip to the reef, and couldn't find the answer that I wanted, so I thought I would post something it now so hopefully others can benefit: 1. YES, you really want to go to the...More

18  Thank Matthew K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 10 August 2008

I got a chance to take a trip on Silversonic (boat owned by Quicksilver group) and found the reef pretty good, but there is a word of warning to all going on any trips with even up to 80 people. Although the large boat is...More

8  Thank RandSTravel
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fantastic day out. Visited 3 parts of the reef and saw amazing corals, giant clams and many stunning fish.... including the boat’s friendly ‘donut ‘ fish! Saw manta rays playing. Food was excellent and crew were very safely conscious. Would highly recommend whether you dive...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We was a bit hesitant of the size of the boat however because there is so many different seating areas we felt like we were only on a boat of 20 people! All the staff as extremely well organised. The three snorkel spots were fantastic,...More

Thank Annalina127
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this on the advice of the quicksilver booking person as they have a number of tours / trips and this one was perfect for us. We are inexperienced snorkelers but good swimmers and some of the other trips have a lot of non...More

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic crew that were more than willing to help. We were lucky in that the weather had been calm and clear for about 5 days earlier so the clarity of the water was excellent. By visiting 3 separate sites we got to see a wide...More

Thank Garth C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were first time snorkelers and looked up afew options - this one, another from quicksilver (larger one that only does the one location) and wavelength. We opted for this one and wasn’t disappointed. We were slightly nervous as we hadn’t snorkeled before but the...More

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Reviewed 4 October 2018

We booked late and the kind staff were able to help us get out to see the inner reef at late notice. The day was spent between the boat and Low Island, with guided snorkeling, an island tour and a glass bottom boat tour. It...More

Thank Meagan J
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The silversonic crew were fantastic - super knowledgeable and helpful. We visited three sites and each was more impressive than the last. The tour included a marine talk about the marine wildlife we’d be seeing and gave us insight into how they live. Our guides,...More

1  Thank hannahaikman
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We had the most amazing day, I would recommend this trip over and over again. Every single reef trip costs almost the same and it is SO worth it, every cent. We ummed and ahhhed about this trip as the rest of our party didn't...More

Thank Bianka O
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed this day out with the silver sonic crew. Absolutely loved the 3 sites they took us to with each one slightly different. Recommend taking a travel calm tablet as a couple of people were sea sick and missed out on a great day....More

1  Thank LamboBrisbane
Reviewed 17 September 2018

I have been to the reef about 2 times but this reef tour was by far the best experience well worth the extra money. The staff were fabulous friendly, informative and experienced. The food on board was plentiful and good. The equipment was of really...More

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Cheryl W
10 August 2018|
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Response from Sinaed | Reviewed this property |
You can get picked up at your hotel even if staying in Cairns. It cost me around AUD 32.00. It is a service by another company that contracts with them, ask when you make reservations or at your lodging. The trip is not... More
8 March 2018|
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Response from Wally007501 | Reviewed this property |
We left them in our backpacks inside the main lounge. No lockers. This is what everyone did.
5 September 2016|
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Response from DamotheTaco |
No, unfortunately these dives won't count towards a certification, neither will the previous two that you have completed unless they were under the supervision of a certified instructor whilst enrolled in an Open Water... More