Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver
It’s the largest living structure in the world, about half the size of Texas and has some of the most magnificent marine biodiversity on the planet! Whether you choose to snorkel and dive, stay dry and observe, or set sail to coral cay island, we’ll help you find the perfect way to experience the natural wonders of Australia’s magnificent World Heritage Great Barrier Reef.
QUICKSILVER OUTER REEF CRUISE
For your experience of a lifetime, cruise in comfort with Quicksilver to a spacious activity platform moored on the renowned Agincourt Reef, a jewel-like ribbon reef with spectacular coral formations, a kaleidoscope of exotic marine life and clear outer reef waters. Here you’ll find the widest range of activities to discover this stunning reef world. Snorkel and dive or stay dry and discover from the semi-submersible and underwater observatory. If you’re not confident in the water, access is very easy from the submerged snorkel platforms. Friendly and attentive crew, including professional marine biologists, are on hand to ensure you enjoy and gain the most from your day. Exciting optional activities are scuba and helmet diving, marine biologist snorkel tours and scenic helicopter flights for a different perspective of the reef. This is Australia’s most awarded reef cruise.
OCEAN SPIRIT MICHAELMAS CAY CRUISE
A beautiful sailing catamaran, a pristine sand cay surrounded by beautiful fringing reef and a protected sanctuary for migratory seabirds - Ocean Spirit sets sail from Cairns for a day to remember at Michaelmas Cay’s unique reef environment. Snorkel from the cay’s shallow waters, cruise in the semi-sub for a diver’s view of the reef and observe the island birdlife. Introductory scuba diving and marine biologist guided snorkel tours are also available. Your day can be as active or as leisurely as you choose. Homeward bound, enjoy a complimentary sparkling wine under the sails.
SILVERSWIFT DIVE & SNORKEL ADVENTURES
Departing from Cairns, the 29metre (95 ft) luxury catamaran Silverswift, is ready to whisk you away for an exhilarating day of adventure, discovery and aquatic fun. With exclusive permits and remote sites, Silverswift visits three different and ecologically diverse reef environments, each offering amazing coral diversity and abundance of marine life to explore. With 5 hours at the Reef, enjoy adventure snorkelling and a guided snorkel tour plus the option for introductory and certified diving. Access to the water is easy from the submerged platform. Onboard you're travelling in style with air-conditioned saloons, sundecks, change rooms, hot freshwater showers on deck and a licenced bar.
SILVERSONIC DIVE & SNORKEL ADVENTURES
Departing from Port Douglas, Silversonic is custom-designed for dive and snorkel adventures. Spacious and luxurious, this 29mtre (95 ft) catamaran travels to the renowned Agincourt ribbon reefs on the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf. With access to over 35 exclusive World Heritage reef sites, this is quality diving and snorkelling and well suited to those confident in the water. Certified divers can experience up to three dives and there is also introductory diving for first-time divers and unlimited snorkelling along with a guided snorkel tour. Silversonic also has a special permit for guests to swim with minke whales if encountered.