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Quicksilver Cruises

Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
61 7 4087 2100
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Ranked #32 of 74 Activities in Port Douglas
Type: Tours
Owner description: Quicksilver is Australia’s most awarded reef operator. You can choose your Great Barrier Reef experience - Cruise to the outer edge aboard a spacious... more » Owner description: 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. « less
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

What a perfect day out on the reef. I couldn't fault our experience in anyway. I loved that it was so family friendly as we had our toddler with us, he didn't get bored once and enjoyed the experience as much as us. Be sure to do the semi-sub as we saw a turtle and other fish we didn't see... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

The coach ride from Cairns to Port Douglass was really beautiful as was the one and half hour boat trip out to the pontoon. We went snorkelling on the outer reef which was magical as the coral was beautiful. The staff on the boat were really helpful and knowledgeable and the seafood buffet was delicious. What a memorable day!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

great thing about FNQ is when you book, they pick you up at your accommodation and drop you off there. This tour was certainly worth the cost. Took a couple of yours to get to the reef and back again, but the snorkling and semi submersables were well worth the trip, and lunch was excellent

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We did the cruise 4th Sept 2014. The crew were incredibly friendly and professional, & showed that they have a great passion for their job & environment. The conditions were perfect. I did a little snorkelling, & 2 introductory dives (in hindsight, I should have obtained my PADI cert prior, & gone on all 3 dives) . As an added... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I have done a couple reef trips and it's hard to pick a tour for such a 'once in a lifetime trip' when you don't know what to expect but was very happy with Quicksilver. Our best decision was basing our trip out of amazing Port Douglas instead of the backpacker trap of Cairns. I got in 3 dives and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The journey was moderately choppy after 15 mins of start. They offered ice and ginger pills for the passengers fearing nausea. We were parked at the hanger in middle of the green sea. There was buffet food on offer which was fine for us vegetarians. We were suppose to spend rest of the tour (next 2-3 hours) on this hanger... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We visited the Agincourt Reef with Quicksilver Tours and would highly recommend this tour operator. The cost included all snorkelling gear, a trip in the semi-submersable, morning and afternoon tea and a delicious lunch. The staff are brilliant and the reef itself is superb. A highlight of our holiday in Port Douglas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We travelling to the Agincourt Reef with Quicksilver with our 9 year old son. It was his first experience of snorkelling and we were not disappointed. We were collected from our hotel in Port Douglas by one of their coaches and from the moment of pick up we were kept informed as to the days events and how to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We had a wonderful experience - and would highly recommend this outfit. First, our bus picked us up right on time. We were driven from Cairns to Port Douglas, and upon arrival at the dock, we're served tea & breakfast sandwiches. This was the first of many meals/snacks for the day. Each was decent -- and tasty when considering the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

My husband & I went out to Agincourt reef with Quicksilver Cruises on the Silver Sonic catamaran. We visited 3 sites and had a fantastic time snorkelling. The crew were great and the food was good. Couldn't fault the day. One word of advise though ALWAYS take the offered seasickness tablets.

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