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Great Barrier Reef Day Tour with Quicksilver Cruises

Quicksilver departs from Port Douglas and takes you to Agincourt Reef, at the very outer edge of the Barrier Reef. Here, special reefs known as ‘ribbons’ run parallel to the Continental Shelf. Adjacent to the Coral Sea trench, these ribbon reefs are recognised as the most pristine eco-systems in the reef’s environment. Clear water provides the best possible underwater visibility, encourages rich coral growth and supports spectacular marine life. As the region’s outer reef pioneer, we chose the best location available to show you nature’s finest.

It’s a day that engages all your senses, lifts your spirit and takes you into another realm. Sharing the wonder of the world’s largest living entity, realising its breathtaking colour and majesty, seeing nature at its most perfect is an awakening and, quite simply, the memory of a lifetime. Come and experience nature’s finest with Australia’s best. At Agincourt ribbon reef, you’ll feel as if you’ve embraced paradise.

Bus transfers available from Cairns & Port Douglas as an optional extra. If not simply make your own way to the Quicksilver office at the Port Douglas Marina on Wharf St, Port Douglas. Parking is available free of charge at the Marina.


Adult $312|Child $164|Family $796
Departs daily from Port Douglas 10am - 4pm
Transfers daily from Cairns 8am
For your experience of a lifetime, Quicksilver’s friendly crew will take you to the renowned Agincourt Reef off Port Douglas, a jewel-like ribbon reef on the very edge of the Great Barrier Reef. From the spacious activity platform, discover an underwater world filled with a dazzling kaleidoscope of colour and brilliance. Enjoy the reef at your pace with options for all ages, swimmers and non swimmers or passengers with limited mobility.



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  • Return Wavepiercer cruise to exclusive activity platform on the Agincourt Reef
  • Morning and afternoon teas on board
  • 3 1/2 hours at Agincourt Reef Activity Platform
  • Reef presentation by marine biologist
  • Hot and cold tropical smorgasbord lunch with prawns
  • All snorkelling equipment and instruction provided
  • Buoyancy vests and flotation noodles
  • Qualified lifeguards on hand
  • Underwater observatory fish & coral viewing
  • Coral viewing by semi-submersible vessels, cruise as often as you like!
  • Fish feeding conducted by the crew
  • Optional activities include introductory diving, certified diving, marine biologist guided snorkel tours, Oceanwalker helmet diving or helicopter tours
What to bring: Your camera. Underwater cameras are available for purchase, underwater digital cameras are available to hire. Professional photo service available onboard. Swim suit and beach towel. Hat, sunscreen and other sun protection. Cash for drinks at the bar, credit cards for shopping and optional tours. Lycra suits are available for hire

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