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Address: 1 Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 740 44 9944
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Description: Custom-built for diving and snorkeling adventures on the Great Barrier...
Custom-built for diving and snorkeling adventures on the Great Barrier Reef, the luxurious catamaran Silverswift is ready to whisk you away to 3 spectacular Outer Reef sites, each chosen for visual and ecological diversity. Spend over 5 hours at the reef and enjoy up to 3 certified dives, introductory diving and adventure snorkeling. It's a day all about enjoying and discovering the underwater world with personalised service.
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The best day trip on the reef!

If you are planning to spend a day on the reef this is definitely the right company for you. Not the cheapest, but the best for organization, quality and service of the food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

If you are planning to spend a day on the reef this is definitely the right company for you. Not the cheapest, but the best for organization, quality and service of the food, equipment, personnel and boat. It's the only electronically stabilised fast boat which allows you to get on the outer reef in about 90minutes. The staff is amazing,... More 

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Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Day trip, value for money- High instructor to student ratio. Being a non-swimmer, I was able to enjoy the diving experience immensely because of the helpful and responsible instructors. They make it a point to accompany all the first time divers throughout the underwater duration. Friendly and helpful crew. Decent food! Highly recommended for swimmers and non-swimmers alike!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had such a great day! Exceeded all out expectations, worth every dollar and more. Sam the marine biologist and snorkel guide was amazing! Gave great background in laymen's terms Would recommend TIP: bring x2 towels, make sure you take the free sea sick tablets before they depart and after lunch. If booking through a travel agent ask for a discount... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

First time to the Great Barrier Reef and we had an awesome day! We only snorkelled but it was still amazing, you go to three locations, your last one being one where the reef literally is poking out of the water, and get the perfect amount of time at each one. The staff was super friendly and helpful, and there's... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

First time going out on the Great Barrier Reef and we we're a little hesitant of what to expect. By the end of the day we thoroughly loved our snorkelling adventure and wouldn't think twice about doing somthing similar again. Upon check in we were told the swell was going to be big and to expect rough conditions, we picked... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Had fun on the all day Silverswift snorkeling/scuba tour of a few sights on the GBR. This tour was a little more pricey than the others, but it went farther out toward the drop off where you can see more fish. They served lunch, so you don't need to worry about food unless you want to. They lend you snorkle... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

This was a fantastic day. Before we left Cairns we were warned the the sea would be rough and it was! Some people were poorly on the journey to the first dive site. The staff were fantastic in looking after those who needed assistance. Things settled done once we reached the reef. There was the option to scuba dive or... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The staff were very professional and friendly. The briefs before scuba diving and snorkeling were thorough and catered for all levels. We got to see three different reefs of the outer Great Barrier Reef and all three swims were beautiful, we even got to see 3 sea turtles! The food included was tasty and the staff were all more than... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

You have to go with Slverswift if you want to see the best part of the reef! I have been staying in Cairns for 5 months now and met a lot of people who did the great barrier reef. During this tour I saw; Turtles, a shark, massive fish, huge clams and an impresive part of the reef! The only... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Did a day tour for 3 certified scuba dives. Service was very good, transfers provided at extra cost, but at value. Staff were all happy, helpful and experienced. The Silverswift is well fitted out for diving and snorkelers and seeing and facilities are well designed. The only negative I have from doing a lot of dive holidays elsewhere, is that... More 

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Address: 1 Spence Street | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 740 44 9944
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Cairns Region  >  Cairns
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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