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What to do in Cairns

Quicksilver Outer Barrier Reef

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Visiting friends & family
  • Wildlife & nature

Quicksilver’s high-speed, air-conditioned luxury catamaran will whisk you to their floating activity platform on Agincourt Reef. With activities for swimmers and non-swimmers, dive and snorkel in a kaleidoscope of coral gardens and marine life, or stay dry and explore the Great Barrier Reef from a semi-submersible and underwater observatory. 

Tour from Cairns from £163 per adult

Tour from Port Douglas from £149 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes the only day cruise operator to visit an activity platform on the Agincourt ribbon reef, cruise by fast wavepiercing catamaran, informative presentation by Marine Biologist, semi-submersible coral viewing rides, snorkelling equipment, facilities for swimmers and non-swimmers, underwater Observatory coral viewing, transfers to/from Cairns accommodation. Also includes buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of AUD 6.00 per person is not included in tour price and is payable locally.

Quicksilver Wavedancer Low Isles Cruise

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats
  • Wildlife & nature

The Low Isles offers everything you can dream of in a tropical island paradise. Luxury sailing catamaran Wavedancer moors in the calm waters of the picturesque lagoon. Enjoy snorkelling, view the corals through a glass-bottom boat and join the marine biologist guided snorkel tour and island walk. Or if you prefer, just laze on the beach under a thatched umbrella. Visitors are limited to protect the reef’s ecology.

From £114 per adult

Please Note: Tour includes day sail aboard 30 metre catamaran Wavedancer to Low Isles, all snorkelling equipment and guided snorkel tour, glass bottom boat tour, beach walk with a marine biologist, 4 hours to enjoy the coral cay, transfers to/from accommodation, plus buffet lunch, morning and afternoon tea. Environmental Management Charge (EMC) of AUD 6.00 per person is not included in tour price and is payable locally.

Pro Dive Learn to Dive PADI Course

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Great for
  • Adventure
  • Beaches & boats

If you are thinking about learning to dive, this five day PADI Open Water dive course is the perfect introduction. Your course includes two days of land-based theory and pool training, then three days and two nights on the Great Barrier Reef staying on a a live-aboard dive vessel. With a total of nine dives, including a night dive, this course is unmatched for experience and value.

From £599 per person

Please Note: Tour includes 9 dives (4 training dives and 5 pleasure dives, including 1 night dive), PADI Gold Open Water Certification, PADI Open Water manual, dive log book, 2 passport photos, all dive and snorkelling equipment, prescription lens mask (must be requested at the time of booking), double or twin share boat accommodation for 2 nights whilst on board, dive insurance.

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