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Quicksilver Coach Fleet Driving New Environmental Standards

coaches cairns

Travelling along the Great Barrier Reef Drive between Cairns and Port Douglas are now two new Volvo luxury 57 seater coaches.  » Read the full Story

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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Wavedancer – A Picture Perfect Aussie Day

Wavedancer - A Picture Perfect Aussie Day

The crew of Wavedancer donned Aussie uniforms for their sailing day to Low Isles. With the Australian flag flying from the mast the crew ditched their regular uniforms to embrace Australia Day. » Read the full Story

Great Adventures await the entire Aloomba State School

NiE Colouring Comp 2011

Lucky for one 8-year-old Aloomba State School student Alex Godfrey, became the toast of the classroom after winning the recent News in Education (NiE ) colouring in competition run by Great Adventures and featuring the underwater world of the Squid Squad. » Read the full Story

The Humpback Whales


Great Adventures Outer Reef cruise passengers were delighted to spot a playful humpback frolicking between Moore Reef and Green Island at about 4.00pm on Saturday.   » Read the full Story

13th Cairns and Great Barrier Reef branded shop opens in China

Great Barrier reef shop opens in China

With confidence growing in the China market, Quicksilver Group Michael Healy opened the 13th Cairns and Great Barrier Reef specialist retail travel shop in Chengdu last week. Chengdu is the capital of the Sichuan Province and is the most prosperous city and economic/cultural centre of Western China. » Read the full Story

Quicksilver welcomes James and his guide dog ‘Huey’

Quicksilver welcomes James and his guide dog 'Huey'

Quicksilver was delighted to welcome partially sighted guest James Devenny and family, along with his faithful Labrador guide dog, Huey, to experience the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef at our Agincourt Reef activity platform. » Read the full Story

Quicksilver looks to the next Generation

Quicksilver looks to the next Generation

Quicksilver Connections has launched a scholarship program for employees to assist their children engaged in full time study for University bachelor degrees.

An initiative of Mr Shin Watari, Chairman and Owner of Quicksilver Connections, his vision is to assist employees with the cost of University education for their Children. » Read the full Story

Diving into your Bucket List

Diving into your Bucket List

Ed Przybylek has a bucket list – and one of those was to have an underwater diving experience by participating in an introductory dive on the Great Barrier Reef. . » Read the full Story

Charities Celebrate Tourism’s Generosity

Charities Celebrate Tourism’s Generosity

The Salvation Army, St Vincent de Paul, Lifeline and the Douglas Shire community are all recipients of this year’s donations from the 7th annual Quicksilver Group Christmas charity appeal. » Read the full Story