Explore the Reef in comfort
“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its wonder forever.” Jacques Yves Cousteau.
Even without entering the water, you can stay dry and explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a Quicksilver sub. Seated just one metre underwater, experience a diver’s view of the reef as you glide slowly through the reef lagoons and colourful coral gardens in air conditioned comfort.
From the wide viewing windows, the reef is revealed in its full glory before your eyes. Marvel at spectacular coral formations thousands of years in the making and home to an amazing array of exotic rainbow-coloured tropical fish. With some of the highest biodiversity in the world, some 1500 species of fish are found in the Great Barrier Reef! What will nature reveal to you today… spy the reef shark, colourful parrot fish and butterfly fish darting amongst the corals, sergeant majors on patrol, schooling giant trevally or a graceful sea turtle gently swimming by in this underwater kingdom..
The semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour takes approximately 25 minutes and includes an informed commentary on the marine life observed during the journey and an overview of the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.
Semi-subs depart every fifteen minutes from the rear of the platform. Announcements are made to prompt you before departure.