Quicksilver Group News

Pro Dive Cairns Achieves an Australian First

Felix Tam the 150,000th diver to be Certified by Pro Dive Cairns

150,000th PADI Certified Diver

In an Australian first, leading Cairns dive operator, Pro Dive Cairns, has achieved the unique status of 150,000 PADI certifications on Monday 20 June 2016.  » Read the full Story

Quicksilver Ups Investment in Port Douglas

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The Quicksilver Group is investing in Port Douglas and ensuring the company continues to grow with the destination. » Read the full Story

Reef Adventure to join the Great Adventures Fleet

Reef Adventure to join the Great Adventures Fleet

Highlighting significant and exciting new investment into the Cairns tourism industry, the Quicksilver Group is pleased to announce the purchase of a new vessel for the Great Adventures operation.  Named by the Great Adventures staff, Reef Adventure, is a high speed 33 metre catamaran.  » Read the full Story

Quicksilver supports Paws and Claws

L to R : Paul - Poseidon, Kyle - Paws and Claws, Chris - Quicksilver with Precious & Little One

Many furry four-legged friends at Paws and Claws will benefit from the Quicksilver 16th annual 500 card game with a donation of $1,316.  With thanks to 64 enthusiastic players from the tourism industry and friends of tourism having a day of fun and laughs on Quicksilver V, they also see it has an opportunity to donate to this worthy local cause. » Read the full Story

Who Am I

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I have stayed for 21 years at my home, I have seen over 7,665 sunrises and sunsets, seen the calmness of the ocean and survived Mother Nature’s extremes and cyclones. » Read the full Story

Happy Birthday Quicksilver VIII

Happy Birthday Quicksilver VIII

Happy Birthday Quicksilver VIII! We are excited to see our flagship vessel 45 metre Quicksilver VIII arrive in Cairns to undergo a 10 week extensive internal refurbishment along with her annual maintenance service. » Read the full Story

When Harry met Silverswift… 2 years, 3 months and 11 days ago

Wildlife Rescue of a Turtle on the Great Barrier Reef

Harry the Hawksbill Turtle is one lucky turtle! After a very lengthy rehabilitation, he’s now back home on the Great Barrier Reef thanks to the crew aboard our dive & snorkel catamaran, Silverswift, and the wonderful work of the Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Centre. » Read the full Story

The Season for giving – 12th Annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal

The Season for giving – 12th Annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal

The Quicksilver Group sincerely thanks all staff, industry colleagues, suppliers and friends who donated to our annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal, helping to bring a brighter Christmas to those in need. » Read the full Story

A very Green Island Christmas

A very Green Island Christmas

Christmas Day on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef is certainly a special way to celebrate! To top it off, Green Island Resort’s executive Chef Shuki Salem has created a mouth-watering buffet lunch full of fresh seasonal produce and traditional favourites. » Read the full Story

Cricket Australia Hitting the Reef for Six

Ben Cutting Cricket Australia on the Reef

Ben Cutting was the representative for Cricket Australia as they travelled to Agincourt Reef aboard Quicksilver to highlight the iconic Great Barrier Reef for a national promotion aimed at raising awareness of and encouraging young cricket fans to play cricket. » Read the full Story