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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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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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Go with Silverswift if diving from Cairns

Had a really great time with these guys. Nice, big boat with great dive equipment. Dive master was excellent and took us through tons of great swim-throughs, especially at the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Justin R

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a really great time with these guys. Nice, big boat with great dive equipment. Dive master was excellent and took us through tons of great swim-throughs, especially at the second dive site. Highlight was emerging from one of the swim-throughs to see a giant barracuda--super cool. Good lunch break mid-day and a very organized group. Impressed to have been... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As a native Englishman two things really got me during my day on the Reef. The first was the Reef itself, the second was how bloody sheltered my upbringing was. Never in my life have I seen a fish any other shade than grey! So it was highly important that we chose the right tour company for my first, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had to be on the pier around 0800AM - get your ticket at the office, even when you forget your invoice they have your name in the computer (we had stress because we forgot ours) Large and professional crew, nice lunch and great dive master. He had a lot of fun in what he does and that was noticeable... More 

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Thank Shelina S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was a great company to go on a first dive with! Even with me being a little uneasy at the beginning they helped me in and did everything they could to make me comfortable on the dive.

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Thank Sasha M
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good boat and knowledgable staff. Spacious boat and not very crowded unlike the others. Takes you to the Agincourt reef and we found the instructor Satoshi to be very knowledgable and helpful. The reef itself is spectacular and we felt very safe at all times. All snorkelling gear was provided including prescription lens masks.

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Thank Amrit C
Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Silverswift will bring you to nice diving sites at the outer reef for a fair price. They have good service on their ship and serve breakfast, lunch, as well as coffee all day. Their equipment is good and they seem to be well organized despite the fact that there are many people diving at the same time. The dive master... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've done a lot of diving around Australia, Vanuatu, and the Philippines and I have to say the professionalism of this mob is some of the best I've seen. We had a great day seeing turtles, sharks, barracuda, clown fish and on and on. Simon was an excellent dive master, and did a great job in every way; sharing his... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great day trip to 3 different sites on Flynn Reef. The diving was well organised, good gear and 3 dives of 45 mins each for the day. Food on board was good, varied and included vegetarian, drinks available through out trip. Worth noting if you are Australian take photo ID and Address ID and get approx a 30% discount... More 

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QSGA, Guest Relations Manager at Silverswift Dive & Snorkel, responded to this review

Hi John, Great to have you on board mate, thank you for taking the time to leave a great review for us. Just to clarify the discount noted, this only applies to frequent local travellers (Local being defined as someone who lives in the Cairns region) with local ID required. Hope we see you again soon! More 

Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sterling day! Ran super smooth! Excellent crew! Food plentiful n varied! Snorkel sights very good, 2nd one was the best, most diverse n swam with the big 3 (turtles, reef sharks, Nemo)! Sights were only at maximum a 100mtrs between each other and sometimes did not make alot of sense to get dry n then get wet again, but is... More 

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Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW!!! This was our third and unfortunately last trip to the reef in a week and we were not disappointed. First trip to Flynn Reef (out of Cairns) and was nice to see somethings we hadn't seen at Agincourt reef (from Port Douglas). Highly recommend this option (swim off the boat) as opposed to the Pontoons as you see more... More 

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