1. Multi-award winning
With numerous Queensland and Australian Tourism Awards, we are proudly Australia’s most awarded reef cruise company. We are dedicated to sustainable marine tourism and continually strive to deliver the best experiences and outstanding customer service – a standard for which Quicksilver has become synonymous.
2. Large, spacious, stable reef activity platform.
Our modern and spacious activity platform is the largest on the Great Barrier Reef, providing the best experience in all weather conditions while ensuring a comfortable and personal day.
Designed to provide the best experience for both swimmers and non-swimmers. Some of the platform features include undercover seating upstairs and downstairs, change rooms and freshwater showers, underwater coral viewing observatory, semi-submersibles, snorkelling platforms, an introductory dive and snorkel pool, carpeted sunbaking deck and the list goes on.
3. Smooth, state-of-the-art Wavepiercer cruising.
Your journey is as important as your destination, travelling in safety and air-conditioned comfort.
Fast and luxurious, the technologically advanced wavepiercer catamaran ensures the smoothest journey in all weather conditions, especially good for those susceptible to motion sickness.
4. Agincourt Reef is the true Outer Reef experience.
Only Quicksilver takes you to a reef activity platform where you can fully experience this most pristine ecosystem at the renowned Agincourt ribbon reef, acclaimed as amongst the most spectacular in the world. Here at the true Outer Barrier Reef, water clarity and visibility are at their best all year round.
5. Discover more with our team of Marine Biologists.
Our team of fully qualified marine biologists are available throughout the day to answer your questions and help you gain an appreciation of this living natural wonder. On Low Isles, guided snorkel tour and beach walks with a marine biologist are included in your fare.
6. It’s Personal!
From coaches, to cruises, to crew, it’s a day that’s all about you. With a high crew/guest ratio we are at your service!
7. We care!
With the highest Ecotourism Accreditation and our own Reef Biosearch environmental division, we are committed to ensuring the Great Barrier Reef stays great, and that you really do experience nature’s finest! At Quicksilver, we would like all of our guests to leave us as ambassadors for reef protection and preservation.
8. Language support for international guests.
While our cruises are distinctly an “Australian Experience” with all announcements in English, we provide the day’s activity sheets in many languages including German, Korean, Italian, Japanese, French, Spanish and Chinese. Many of our staff can also speak a number of different languages.
9. Luxury Coach Service – experience one of Australia’s most scenic coastal drives.
Our own fleet of luxury coaches offers a door to door service. For guests joining our cruises from Cairns and the Northern Beaches, you have the added benefit of experiencing one of Australia’s most scenic coastal drives, with commentary, en route to Port Douglas. We can even arrange your luggage transfer as part of your day tour. For example, pick up from Cairns accommodation (with luggage) and drop off at Port Douglas accommodation.
10. Flexibility to change bookings.
Pre bookings may be changed if the date booked does not suit or weather conditions change. Customers may contact Quicksilver direct to change the day of travel. Should a cruise not travel for any reason, passengers will be offered an alternative day of travel or a refund authorized.