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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 2 days ago

Operations side of Quicksilver Cruises is great. Lovely knowledgeable staff, efficient bus pick up / drop off service, comfortable vessel... but something was lacking. We are a couple in our 30s so this review is just from our perspective. Age groups on the trip varied,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emilymay_burns
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow this was amazing and something we have always something we have wanted to experience. Everything was so professional and exceeded our dreams and expectations. Well worth the money.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Yolanda F
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to see the Great Barrier Reef on Quicksilver cruises. They run a highly organized and professional operation and provide various options to enjoy the reef. The boat goes out to a platform on the outer barrier that is moored to one of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vikast_11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the Poseidon - The crew on the Poseidon make the whole experience very fun. They are highly professional, organised and clearly know what they’re doing. This is a fast boat with heaps of outdoor area and fresh air so the moving time is kept...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank balistric
Reviewed 1 week ago

Two weeks ago I followed the open water padi diving course with quicksilver, and I’m so glad I did. I was new to diving and following the course made it much more enjoyable. I practiced all the skills (setting up gear, clearing my mask etc,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JokeT829
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A big smell to give you a warm welcome on their crew members. The cruise itself is very spacious. You can have about 3 hours or so on the platforms and the snorkelling was amazing!!! We saw 3 turtles, colourful reefs. The staff on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KMWong322
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a must do activity to the Outer Barrier Reef when in Port Douglas. It's well organised and the boat is comfortable and well equipped. Buffet lunch was average but the optional guided snorkelling with Hayley was amazing. She is knowledgeable and enthusiastic and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TR4prez
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must do once in a lifetime. Too many cruise to choose, from Port Douglas. Quicksilver was bit expensive but after I found that it was a best thing to go with a big company with a big powerful boat. Specialy if you have a sea...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kazihoque
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I spent the day at Agincourt Reef with Quicksilver. It was fantastic. I got 2 dives in, while my wife got to take a glass bottom boat tour and a helicopter tour. The staff was amazing and very friendly. Everyone was so helpful....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bvctravels
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well organised, safe, comfortable. Snorkeling on the outer barrier reef was the highlight of the trip, enjoyed by children, adults of all ages and sizes, and many different nationalities all having genuine fun together. My wife was at first apprehensive but now wants to return...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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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