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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

Silverswift Passengers and Crew Witness Humpback Mother and Newborn Calf

Silverswift

On the return journey from the reef yesterday, excited crew and passengers aboard Cairns based dive and snorkel vessel Silverswift, saw a rarely witnessed encounter as a female humpback was surfaced and a new born calf appeared alongside. » Read the full Story

Minke Swims with Silversonic Passengers

Minke Whale on Silversonic

A curious dwarf minke whale delighted and amazed snorkellers travelling with Port Douglas dive and snorkel vessel Silversonic on Saturday.

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Whale Shark swims with Silverswift Divers

Whale Shark swims with Silverswift Divers

Divers aboard Cairns-based dive and snorkel vessel, Silverswift, had the rare encounter of swimming with a 5 metre whale shark yesterday. » Read the full Story

Minke Swims with Silverswift Passengers

Minke Whale - Photo Credit: Xavier Keir

A playful dwarf minke whale has delighted snorkellers and divers travelling with Cairns dive and snorkel vessel Silverswift yesterday. » Read the full Story

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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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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The Humpback Whales have Arrived

Humpback Whales

Silversonic passengers were delighted to spot some of the first humpbacks of the season today off Port Douglas.
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Scuba Skydiving with Silversonic

Australian Scuba Skydiving

How would you spend one day in paradise? That was the question Tourism Queensland and Tourism Tropical North Queensland posed to 20 Aussie film makers, arming them with GoPro cameras to film their adventure.

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