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Address: Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
Phone Number: 61 7 4087 2100
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Description: 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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Our experience with Quicksilver Cruises was beyond excellent. My husband is disabled, and the staff at Quicksilver did everything imaginable to ensure that we not only got around... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Hamilton, New Zealand
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174 reviews 174 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

This is a great tour if you do not want to get in the water, and ok for a snorkeling experience but way to restrictive. The boat we were on was only a quarter full. It would be horrible if it was full as the snorkeling area is very restrictive. I still had a great day out but finished frustrated.... More 

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Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Our experience with Quicksilver Cruises was beyond excellent. My husband is disabled, and the staff at Quicksilver did everything imaginable to ensure that we not only got around okay, but also experienced as much as possible during our day. We took a ferry out to the pontoon, and staff approached us during the 1.5hr ride to discuss options for my... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

The cruise itself was nice, and the weather was good, but we found the water to be colder than we expected, so didn’t go in the water for the snorkelling! They have an enclosed area they take you to, so you are not actually “free” to go too far from their area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We did the Great Barrier Reef tour with this company and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were lucky the day we visited the reef that the waves weren't too high so it made for a much smoother hour and a half trip to the reef. Visiting the reef and snorkeling was an incredible experience. The crew thought of everything and were... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

Great boat, plent of room even though there's more people than some of the other providers. Friendly helpful staff, great lunch. They stop at 3 sites to dive and snorkel...mind blowing! Trip of a lifetime

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We did this trip on a day when the winds were light and the Coral Sea was calm. The Quicksilver is fast and the and the 1.5 hr. trip was very smooth. The accommodations on board are comfortable and relaxing. Because the boat is so large it is a good option for those who suffer from motion sickness. Everything was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Perfect from beginning to end. As a certified diver the locations of our three dive sites offered the best of what the Great Barrier has to offer. This was my first visit to the Reef and the staff and crew were faultless in professionalism and enthusiasm. We used larger tanks to get the best bottom time available. I certainly expect... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I spent a day with Quicksilver snorkeling with a large group. Every crew member was unbelievably kind and fun! A few days later I went with three friends to do 3 certified dives, and it was amazing! Sean was the best guide I could ever imagine especially because I was nervous to dive because it had been a while. He... More 

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We had a fantastic day on the Agincourt Reef. 3 full hours of snorkelling in the some seriously diverse reef, more fish than you know what to do with and we even saw some squid on the glass boat tour. Professionally run and great value. Would do it again next time we're up there.

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Virginia
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Quicksilver Cruises takes you out to the Agincourt Reef on the Great Barrier Reef in a large catamaran holding several hundred people. The catamaran is speedy and gets you the 30 miles out to the reef in 1 1/2 hours. Once there, the catamaran ties up to a fixed platform that is your destination for the day, offering snorkeling, diving,... More 

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