Quicksilver Group News

News for November, 2013

Coral Spawning Phenomenon on the Great Barrier Reef

coral spawning dives

The ocean temperature was warm, and 4 nights after the full moon, when there was little tidal movement and the sun had set… Mother Nature’s conditions were just right for the annual phenomenon known as Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef.
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Turtley Terrific by Two

Baby Turtle Rescue

A small Hawkesbill turtle named Harry is helping to solve the mysteries of a turtle’s “missing years”, while Di the Green Sea turtle has set out on a new adventure and life at Low Isles after being released.
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The Queens’s Commonwealth Games Baton visits the Great Barrier Reef

Queens Baton Great Barrier Reef

Great Adventures had the honor of hosting the Queen’s Baton to Green Island to showcase to the world the Great Barrier Reef, an icon of Australia. The Baton is on a 190,000 kilometre journey to 71 Nations and Territories that make up the Commonwealth Countries before arriving in Glasgow next year for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

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Dreaming of a Green Christmas

Xmas Island

I’m dreaming of a Green Christmas… A Green Island Christmas of course!
A sumptuous Christmas Day lunch on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef is certainly a special way to celebrate Christmas and you’re invited to join us on Green Island.

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Exciting Night Dives and Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef

Exciting Night Dives and Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef

With the water temperatures warming and the November full moon approaching, the crew aboard our Silverswift dive and snorkel adventure boat are gearing up for the sex on the reef – annual Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef that is!
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