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Deals for Locals

As proud Far North Queensland locals since 1979, the Quicksilver Group has been sharing the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef for generations. Our Great Adventures cruises span way back to 1924 when another local family, the Hayles, started the first regular day cruises to Green Island!

From our Quicksilver family to yours, we can’t wait to welcome you aboard!

Terms & Conditions: Locals are any resident living between Innisfail and Cooktown. Please bring your driver’s license (or proof of address) to confirm you locals status at check in. *)Discount is off the fare price only, and does not apply to optionals.

Use the code “LOCALS” to secure your locals discount off the fare price*)

Green Island | Great Adventures
up to 40% OFF
Green Island Day Trip
Great Adventures

Experience both Reef and Rainforest on this 6,000-year-old coral cay located on the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, just 45 minutes from Cairns. With pristine coral sand beaches, magnificent rainforest to explore and clear water for snorkelling, Green Island is both family friendly and perfect for swimmers of all abilities.

Departing from Cairns.

  • Return transfers on board Great Adventures
  • Up to 7 hours on Green Island
  • Self Guided Eco Island Walk
  • Use of day facilities: toilets, showers, pool

Great Adventures

Great Adventures
30% OFF
Great Barrier Reef Adventures
Great Adventures

Cairns’ premier Outer Reef Platform experience. Variety of activities make it perfect for both swimmers and non-swimmers to experience the breathtaking beauty of the Great Barrier Reef.

Departing from Cairns.

  • Return transfers on board Great Adventures
  • Three (3) hours at Outer Reef Activity Platform
  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits and flotation devices
  • Hot and cold buffet lunch
  • Semi-submersible coral reef viewing tour

Great Adventures

Green Island Resort
up to 45% OFF
Unique eco-sensitive resort
Green Island Resort

Experience 4 and a half star eco certified accommodation on the door step of the Great Barrier Reef. Just 45 minutes from Cairns, indulge in luxury, adventure and romance in a natural wonderland!

Departing from Cairns.

  • Return transfers on board Great Adventures
  • Guest only resort facilities and services
  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits and flotation devices
  • Complementary breakfast
  • Glass bottom boat coral viewing

Green Island Resort

Quicksilver cruises
30% OFF
Agincourt Ribbon Reef
Quicksilver Cruises

Ride the Quicksilver wavepiercing catamaran to the edge of Australia’s Continental Shelf to explore the magnificent ribbon reefs of Agincourt Reef. From the spacious activity platform, discover an underwater world filled with a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance.

Departing from Port Douglas.

  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits and flotation devices
  • Hot and cold tropical smorgasbord lunch
  • Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
  • Coral viewing by semi-submersible vessels
     

Quicksilver cruises

Wavedancer Low Isles
30% OFF
Great Barrier Reef Sailing Tour
Wavedancer Low Isles

Explore the exquisite Low Isles and its sandy beach and calm lagoon, just an hour’s sail from Port Douglas aboard the 30m luxury catamaran, Wavedancer. If combining relaxation and exploration is important, Wavedancer is the perfect Reef trip for you!

Departing from Port Douglas.

  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits and flotation devices.
  • Morning and afternoon teas on board
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist
  • Glass bottom boat coral viewing
     

Wavedancer Low Isles

Poseidon cruises
30% OFF
Snorkel & Dive the Reef
Poseidon Cruises

Departing from Port Douglas, Poseidon is a personalised dive and snorkel experience for both first time and experienced divers. Poseidon’s three-stop program allows plenty of time to explore the underwater wonderland of the Great Barrier Reef from the world-renowned Agincourt Ribbon Reef system.

Departing from Port Douglas.

  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits and flotation devices.
  • Morning & Afternoon tea, Tropical buffet lunch with prawns
  • Guided snorkel tour with marine biologist

Silverseries

Ocean Spirit Cruises
30% OFF
Great Barrier Reef Sailing Tour
Ocean Spirit Cruises

Set sail to the incredible Michaelmas Cay on the Great Barrier Reef aboard the beautiful catamaran. Snorkel, dive or spend time observing the seabirds that call this protected sanctuary home.

Departing from Cairns.

  • 8.5 hours experience with 4 hours on the Reef
  • Hot and cold lunch including fresh prawns
  • Snorkelling equipment, Lycra suits & Buoyancy vests
  • Semi-submersible coral viewing tour
     

Ocean Spirit Cruises

Silversonic
30% OFF
Dive & Snorkel the Reef
Silversonic

The ultimate dive and snorkel adventure tour for divers of all certification level, Silversonic departs Port Douglas for the world-renowned Ribbon Reefs of Agincourt. A three-stop program allows ample time to explore the beauty of the underwater world!

Departing from Port Douglas.

  • 5 hours on the Reef
  • Experience more - visit 3 different Agincourt ribbon reef sites
  • Features unique ride control for a smoother journey
     

Silverseries

Silverswift
30% OFF
Dive & Snorkel the Reef
Silverswift

The ultimate dive and snorkel adventure tour, departing Cairns for spectacular, outer reef sites at Flynn, Pellowe, Milln and/or Thetford Reefs. With three different dive sites, there will be lots of opportunities to explore the stunning Great Barrier Reef.

Departing from Cairns.

  • 5 hours on the Reef
  • Experience more - visit 3 different Outer Great Barrier Reef sites
  • Features unique ride control for a smoother journey

Silverseries

Our award-winning family...

Our family is made up of over 500 locals supporting the most amazing collection of reef experiences and we’re proud to be one of our region’s largest employers and Australia’s most awarded reef company.

Our beliefs...

From looking after the Reef’s sustainability and the unique and wonderful creatures within, we’re passionate about our World Heritage home and community. From local employees, buying local and supporting local businesses to supporting hundreds of local organisations through our community support program, we’re very much part of our community and this wonderful part of the world we are lucky to call home.

So with an incredible wonder of the natural world in our backyard, we want as many locals as possible to fall in love with the Reef and experience the very best of it, which is why we have always offered year-round special discounted rates for our fellow FNQ’ers.

Experience the Reef, your way...

Set sail, learn to scuba dive, stay in a boutique island eco resort! From the unique beauty of Green Island, to the untouched majesty of the Agincourt ribbon reefs, there is an experience waiting for everyone to enjoy.