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Silverswift Dive & Snorkel

#8 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
1 Spence St | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 9944
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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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1 Spence St | Cairns Reef Fleet Terminal, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4044 9944

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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is clear that passenger safety is the number one concern of staff. I really enjoyed my time on this trip; special thanks to Pedro for being a wonderful dive instructor!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our time on SilverSwift. It was rough out there and a number of people got sea sick but staff were at hand to assist and there were sea sickness tablets available. We went to three different sites and to snorkelling was amazing....More

Thank Marita S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in a group of 3 and joined the Silverswift (Cairns) for snorkeling in end May. We had three snorkels and each about half hour. The instructors and staff were far from excellent but they did fair job to assist all customers. A number...More

Thank ConyBrownBrown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall the sites we snorkelled at across the day were good. We had three snorkels which was what we were promised. However, having done a few other reef trips during past visits to FNQ I did not find that going to the outer reef was...More

Thank conniekellett66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience all round, great Reef time and great boat. The food could be improved but other than that great staff and locations

Thank DannyandMark
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I did not have a PADI and didn't want to miss out on the Barrier Reef. The diving instructors provided great instruction and guided tour of the reef. I had a blast. Snorkeling at "Mickey Mouse" was just as good. Be advised, this is a...More

Thank Matt H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The weather wasn't the best. Raining most of the day and quite choppy for snorkelling. But we still managed to have a fantastic day. Chose to do one dive and paid for a second once out there it was so much fun. Totally worth it....More

Thank Jennif26
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They're really great here. The staff obviously cares deeply about both the reef and their passengers. First off, definitely take seasick meds, either your own or the ones they offer. Even with meds, I had a tough time going out. Even a "calm" day is...More

1  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have lived in Cairns my whole life and for the first time ever, I went out to see The Great Barrier Reef with Silverswift. I was blown away with how beautiful the reef was at the locations we went to, I swam with schools...More

1  Thank jessikarenee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We we're on the Silverswift today and enjoyed it very much. The reef with the corals and the fish was absolutely fantastic. So many fishes in any imaginable size and colour - magic! We also did a snorkeling at the Whitsundays, but you can't compare...More

1  Thank Irene H
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Deb D
May 16, 2017|
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Response from EddieKRN | Reviewed this property |
they have some prescription masks. I was able to find one that did the trick but I am not sure about your prescription. you might email them directly
April 13, 2017|
Response from LaraK15 | Reviewed this property |
Here is some contact information. We booked, but did not pay until we were there the day before. I booked our scube/snorkel through the web and asked about food allergies. TripAdvisor won't let me post the email... More
March 21, 2017|
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Response from GACustServiceManager | Property representative |
Good morning, anyone is welcome on board Silver swift - any age. We have families with infant / toddlers at times. (However the vessel or run of the day is not particularly popular with young families due to limited options... More