Quicksilver Group News

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

Christmas Day on the Great Barrier Reef!

Santa on Green Island

It’s hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner again. And that means the special opportunity to celebrate in unique style with a Christmas Day feast on the Reef! » Read the full Story

Cairns Cup goes for a dive on the Great Barrier Reef

Cairns Cup

The Great Barrier Reef is known for its underwater treasure trove but a different kind of treasure has been seen on an aquatic adventure with Quicksilver at Agincourt Reef! » 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

Great Adventures Moore Reef Platform to get a Facelift

pontoon refit

Great Adventures has towed our 45 metre Moore Reef activity platform into Cairns for a major facelift.
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Poseidon joining the Quicksilver Group!


The Quicksilver Group and Peter and Barbara Wright of Poseidon have entered into an agreement for the sale of the well known Poseidon diving & snorkelling business based in Port Douglas. Completion of the sale is expected to occur at the end of May 2014. » Read the full Story