Quicksilver Group News

The Season for giving – 12th Annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal

The Season for giving – 12th Annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal

The Quicksilver Group sincerely thanks all staff, industry colleagues, suppliers and friends who donated to our annual Quicksilver Group Christmas Appeal, helping to bring a brighter Christmas to those in need. » Read the full Story

A very Green Island Christmas

A very Green Island Christmas

Christmas Day on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef is certainly a special way to celebrate! To top it off, Green Island Resort’s executive Chef Shuki Salem has created a mouth-watering buffet lunch full of fresh seasonal produce and traditional favourites. » 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

Silverswift Passengers and Crew Witness Humpback Mother and Newborn Calf


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

Quicksilver supports Paws and Claws

Paws & Claws

Many furry four-legged friends at Paws and Claws will benefit from the Quicksilver 15th annual 500 card game with a donation of $1,210. » 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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Poseidon gets a facelift

Poseidon Cruises Refurb

Poseidon, our 24 metre dive and snorkel catamaran, is sporting a brand new interior refit following a $200,000 and month-long makeover recently to refresh and update her interior comforts.

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Green Island’s Great Barrier Reef Ocean Swim 2015

Green Island Ocean Swim

The warm clear waters of tropical Green Island will set the scene for Great Adventures’ annual Green Island Ocean Swim on Sunday 13 September. » Read the full Story

Quicksilver Group to partner with Tourism Australia in latest China tourism push

Great Barrier Reef Chinese Tour Shop

The Chinese New Year of the Sheep is fast gaining momentum and Cairns is well placed to capture the increasing visitation to Australia from this growing market. In addition to the scheduled airline arrivals there will be an additional 5 charter flights during Chinese New Year. » Read the full Story

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