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Quicksilver Cruises

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Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
+61 7 4087 2100
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Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Port Douglas
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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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  • Poor3%
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Wharf Street | Marina Mirage, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very disappointed. Would not recommend to anyone this boat. We are avid divers and paid extra to go out farther. Snorklers and divers are all in one location and very shallow dives. This is definitely a cattle boat who are exploiting the tourists and the...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We were surprised by how many people were on the boat, but arrived early and so got a good window seat. The whole thing was very well organised, and the staff were very helpful and friendly. It was very slickly run, and there was little...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although we had no idea what to expect as it was booked by the Flight Centre in the UK but people need to know that this is for the masses. They are large boats that take in excess of 400 people out to a platform...More

Thank Stephen S
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Quicksilver cruised is a well organised company with excellent staff and marine professionals. Make sure to get your underwater camera on board before they get sold out and get there a bit earlier because if the boat is full it’s impossible to find a seat....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a really great trip. There were experts to discus the reef and answer questions. We had a great time snorkeling and going in a submersible bottom boat. We got to see two turtles in the wild and a lot of reef and fish....More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

I was concerned right away when I saw how crowded this tour was but once we got underway I was impressed by how well the staff handled the diverse ages and abilities on board. We were well-briefed on safety precautions, how to use the snorkelling...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Seeing the Great Barrier Reef up close and personal must be a dream for so many - it certainly was for us. This was an amazing way to realise our dreams. Firstly you take a huge catamaran out to this platform. The cat is super...More

Thank recordrancher
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful pontoon area, just WAY too many people & I wasn’t the only one that felt uncomfortable. You will see beautiful fish, Reef & even turtles if you are lucky. You WILL also be stuck in long lines for pretty much everything. You WILL be...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

As part of our experience on the Quicksilver Cruise we decided to do the advanced snorkel tour with an experienced naturalist. Although we were able to go beyond the normal snorkel area, we would not recommend this option. The guide, while probably knowledgable, was impossible...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

DO IT! JUST DO IT! Look, I know it is quite an expensive activity to do ($250) but it is definitely worth the cash. Please note, if you wish to do other activities whilst on board, they do cost extra. For the standard price, food/drinks...More

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lefko
6 February 2018|
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Hey, Lynne. We went today and it was gorgeous. One or two honkers on the way but a great day. Snorkelling was fab and lunch not bad . Have fun
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Marilena M
30 November 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
All the equipment is disinfected between trips. No one mentioned it as a problem when we were there, but I guess you should bring your own if you’re worried about it. (Incidentally, for spectacle wearers, they provide... More
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Debra S
15 November 2017|
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Yes. We set sail at 10am and were back at 4.30pm
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