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Who Am I

reef pontoon repair

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

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

USM Quicksilver Green island Reef Swim

USM Quicksilver Reef Swim

As part of the Cairns Airport Ironman Event, 190 swimmers took to the water to compete in the 3rd annual USM Quicksilver Green Island Reef Swim.
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Bob Norman 95 years old with Social Visitor Mia Lacy

Bob Norman Visits Agincourt Reef

Through his eyes, Bob Horman’s seen most of the wonders of the world in his 95 years, but he had yet to see the one at his doorstep.
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A feast of events with something for everyone heading our way!

Green Island Ocean Swim

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.
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When Two Aussie Icons Meet – The Melbourne Cup goes for a dive on the Great Barrier Reef!

When Two Aussie Icons Meet – The Melbourne Cup goes for a dive on the Great Barrier Reef!

At part of the official Emirates Melbourne Cup tour in the lead up to the “Race that stops the Nation”, Quicksilver was very pleased to be able to assist with this year’s tour to our region bringing two great Australian icons together – The Great Barrier Reef and The Melbourne Cup. » Read the full Story

Finding Nemo in 3D Competition – at the movies and the Reef!

Nemo Competition

Quicksilver and Great Adventures are thrilled to be providing the opportunity for two families to meet our most famous reef inhabitant, Nemo! » Read the full Story

Awesome whale sightings

Awesome whale sightings

What a bonus it has been for passengers travelling to the Outer Reef this month with whale sightings and many putting on awesome acrobatic displays too! » Read the full Story

Quicksilver swaps Fins for Pedal Power

eco cabs port douglas

Quicksilver is continuing to spread its Eco message by sponsoring a brightly coloured, fun and engaging Eco Cab, designed to look like an underwater observatory, as it transports locals and tourists around the streets of Port Douglas. » Read the full Story