Quicksilver Group News

A feast of events with something for everyone heading our way!

From elite sporting pursuits to community events and family fun, the Quicksilver Group is delighted to be supporting a raft wonderful ways to experience and enjoy our unique World Heritage reef and rainforest environment.

We hope you can join us to celebrate this wonderful calendar of events.

port douglas carnivale Port Douglas Reef & Rainforest Carnivale, 17-26 May 2013
The annual Port Douglas Carnivale is a wonderful celebration of life in our tropical paradise over ten days featuring events, entertainment and activities for all.

quicksilver reef swimQuicksilver Reef Swim, Thursday 6 June 2013
For the third year since inception, we’re delighted to be supporting the Cairns Airport Adventure Festival incorporating Ironman Cairns with the Quicksilver Reef Swim on Green Island. This unique ocean swim offers competitors a chance to swim in the sparkling waters off Green Island on the Great Barrier Reef in a 1.5km or 3km swim. Swimming over the reef brings the delights of colourful reef fish, turtles and a variety of corals as swimmers navigate one of the most amazing reef swims in the world.

Vball5Great Adventures Green Island Family Day, Sunday 23 June 2013
Great Adventures annual Green Island Family Fun Day is a wonderful community event featuring a day of activities designed specifically for local Cairns families and visitors alike to enjoy together, as well as being a great fundraising day for local charities with the Green Island Beach Volleyball Competition. The kids won’t want to miss dressing up as pirates for the fun treasure hunt through the island and great beach games. Contact Great Adventures for bookings and more information 4044 9944 or res@greatadventures.com.au

Green island NationalsGreen Island Nationals Windsurfing Competition, 24-28 June 2013
Great Adventures, Green Island Resort and the Quicksilver Group are delighted to be supporting this inaugural event on beautiful Green Island. The event promises to offer some spectacular sights as competitors put their freestyle skills and speed to the test. If you’re keen to catch some of the action, Great Adventures 7 Day Green Island Beach Pass is just the ticket at $170 for 7 days worth of transfers to the island. Visit www.greenislandnats.info for more info or contact Great Adventures for your Beach Pass on 4044 9944 or res@greatadventures.com.au

cairns ukulele festivalGreat Adventures Ukulele Island Gig,
Thursday 4 July 2013

We’re pleased to be supporting the Cairns Ukulele Festival again for the fourth year since this unique event began. This year, enthusiastic uke fans will be heading back to Green Island for Great Adventures Ukulele Island Gig where they will be treated to performances by two international ukulele artists. For more information visit www.cairnsukulelefestival.net

Green Island Ocean SwimGreat Adventures Green Island Reef Swim, September 2013 (date to be announced)
Our annual Great Adventures Green Island Ocean Swim, now in its 8th year will be taking place in September. Once again our swimmers will take to the water to compete in 1.5km and 3km distances in this unique Great Barrier Reef swim. Last year we were thrilled to be joined by Olympic swimming champion, Shane Gould, proving to be a wonderful inspiration to the field of swimmers. For more info or bookings, contact Great Adventures on 4044 9944 or res@greatadventures.com.au