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Quicksilver Great Barrier Reef Catamaran Cruise with Snorkeling and Diving – From Cairns & Port Douglas

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"Great Tour experience" sara swanberg


  • Maximise time spent at the outer reef by travelling by a high speed luxury cataraman
  • Spend 5 hours at the reef to experience snorkelling and diving
  • Visit 3 reef sites at Agincourt ribbon reef on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef for spectacular coral and fish life


Silversonic, an ultra modern 30-metre catamaran, lets you explore the Outer Reef locations at Agincourt Ribbon Reef in superb style and comfort. The high-sped vessel features a state-of-the-art ride control system ensuring a super smooth journey and a large hydraulic platform at the stern giving divers and snorkellers easy access to the water. On board is an air-conditioned lounge, licensed bar, fresh water showers and change rooms.

Have an exciting adventure on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef and see its spectacular coral and fish life.


You will be picked up from your hotel and taken in a coach to the Marina Mirage, Port Douglas for a day's adventure to the Outer Reef.

From here you will board the Silversonic, a high speed luxury catamaran, that travels at 30 knots to maximise time spent at the Outer Reef. Silversonic is designed for adventure and provides a variety of water-based activities.

Enjoy your morning tea on board the vessel.

Arrive at the Agincourt Ribbon Reef, on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef.

Visit 3 Reef sites here for spectacular coral and fish life. Spend 5 hours at the Reef to experience snorkelling or introductory diving.

Enjoy a delicious tropical smorgasbord lunch, followed by tea.

Return to Marina Mirage in Port Douglas by the high-speed catamaran.

At the end of the tour, you will be dropped back at your hotel.

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  • Great Tour experience

    well organized, fun trip. The team did a great job of keeping everyone organized and took us to some great reef spots. Lunch was really good (although $3 for a can of soda??)....

    Sara Swanberg
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Activity Schedule

When does it run?



8 hours

Start time

Start time: 0830h (08:30am)
Duration: 8 hours

Meeting point

Your hotel in Cairns. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details)

Ending point

Your hotel in Cairns

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  • Hotel pick-up and drop off by coach
  • Travel on Silversonic high speed luxury catamaran to Agincourt Ribbon Reef
  • Snorkelling equipment
  • Hot and cold tropical buffet lunch
  • Morning and afternoon tea
  • FREE guided Snorkel Tour
  • Snorkel brief at each site
  • Equipment for divers, including wetsuits provided
  • Prescription masks available at no additional cost


  • A fuel levy of AU$5.50 per person is applicable - payable direct at check-in
  • Wetsuits and lycra suits for snorkellers are available for hire on board.


Remember to take swimwear, towel, hat, sunscreen, a bottle of water and a camera.

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Please note

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.

Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

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Additional info

  • The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
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Cancellation policy

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