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Address: Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Quicksilver is Australia’s most awarded reef operator. You can choose your...

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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Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas
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Fantastic visit to the reef

We were part of an organised tour from a cruise so had no choice in the who we went with. However, there were no problems with the selected tour and we had an awesome time. The... read more

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New Plymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were part of an organised tour from a cruise so had no choice in the who we went with. However, there were no problems with the selected tour and we had an awesome time. The boat taking us out was packed but the staff were friendly and helpful. Although we didn't find it too rough, a few younger ones... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went out earlier this week on the outer reef day trip. The trip to the reef was rough due to the winds but the staff on board really did the best job possible to keep the passengers comfortable. Really impressed with the level of care that was shown. Overall the trip was great, there are heaps of activities for both... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The tour was organized very professionally. We loved every detail of this tour, from the moment we were picked up until we were dropped off. The ferry that took us to the platform on the Reef was very well maintained and the services provided were very professional yet personalized. We loved the day we spent with Quicksilver!

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We went on our tour as part of our Scenic holiday. We were unfortunate that the day of our visit the weather was disappointing to say the least. Our trip out to the pontoon was in mist and showers. When we arrived the rain was getting heavier. While waiting for our helicopter ride we had the unusual experience of seeing... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff were very welcoming and friendly. They did their best to encourage the use of a free sea sickness preventive, and made the journey as comfortable as possible for those that didnt listen. While the free lunch was 50/50 it was absolutely fantastic and we easily filled the 3.5 hours at the reef with snorkelling (for beginners) and with the... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Even without snorkelling as we brought our 2 year old we still had a good day. Subs were awesome. Food good and plentiful. Underwater viewing area ok. Was a very choppy day. I'd suggest buying travel sickness tablets at the chemist the day before. We didn't feel sick but lots of people did. Ticked off bucket list items: see the... More 

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Fullerton, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband is a certified diver, but I am not, so our travel agent booked our trip to the reef on a boat that docks in the ocean on a permanent platform that belongs to Quicksilver. All activities go out from the platform: snorkeling (included), diving (extra charge), semi-subversive boats (included). The platform also has a buffet for lunch. We... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We picked this tour as we were travelling with non-swimmers (2-63yo) and wanted something that they could still get out and enjoy the reef without being in the water. All was well planned although if you are going to do snorkeling this wouldn't be the only cruise out to the reef I would do. We did a later trip alone... More 

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Beverley, United Kingdom
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A birthday treat for my husband. Huge boat (Wavedancer) with not too many tourists so plenty of room. Enjoyed the talk by Erica the marine biologist. Knew the weather would not be great and even sat outside there was a bit of vomiting going on - however the staff were great - replenishing sick bags promptly, handing out ice chips... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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We went on the Quick Silver because it is one of the few cruises that goes to The Outer Barrier Reef and it's also the largest, so less chance of suffering from sea sickness. When we booked it we were told you get to see The reef in 3 ways (Snorkelling, Semi Submersible and under water viewing gallery) and it... More 

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