Explore the Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver Port Douglas

Are you ready for an experience of a lifetime? Quicksilver Cruises is here to make your dreams come true with a visit to the renowned Agincourt Reef, located on the edge of the Great Barrier Reef. Our friendly crew is dedicated to ensuring that your journey is spectacular.

Discover a World of Colour and Brilliance

From our spacious activity platform, you’ll descend into an underwater world that can only be described as a dazzling kaleidoscope of colours and brilliance. Agincourt Reef, a magnificent ribbon reef, is where you can witness firsthand the magic of the Great Barrier Reef. It’s an experience you’ll cherish for a lifetime.

Choose Your Adventure

At Agincourt Reef, you have options galore. Whether you’re a seasoned diver, a snorkelling enthusiast, or prefer staying dry, there’s something for everyone. Dive into the depths of the reef, snorkel in crystal-clear waters, or stay aboard our semi-submersible vessel to explore the stunning reef from just one metre underwater. You can even take a helicopter ride to get an aerial view of this natural wonder.

The Pristine Beauty of Agincourt Reef


Agincourt Reef is located at the very outer edge of the Barrier Reef, adjacent to the Coral Sea trench. It’s recognised as one of the most pristine ecosystems in the Reef’s environment, with clear water that provides excellent visibility for underwater adventures. Quicksilver chose this location to showcase nature’s finest.

Quicksilver Port Douglas Comfort and Space

Your journey is as important as the destination. Our modern vessels offer safety and air-conditioned comfort. Whether you step into the underwater observatory, cruise in a semi-submersible, or relax on the platform, we ensure your needs are met. It’s a day all about you.

Great Barrier Reef Snorkelling

Snorkeling with turtle Agincourt Reef

Snorkelling is one of the best ways to explore the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef, and our friendly crew is here to assist you. We provide instructional videos and equipment to make your snorkelling experience a breeze.

Marine Biologist-Guided Snorkelling Adventures

Our optional guided snorkelling tours led by university-qualified marine biologists are a must-try for those who want to dive deeper into the marine world. These tours cater to all skill levels, ensuring an amazing in-water experience on the reef.

Introductory Snorkel Tour

Perfect for beginners and families, this tour introduces the marine environment and provides a safe educational experience.

Advanced Snorkel Tour

If you’re more adventurous and experienced, this tour takes you further, allowing you to explore and drift with the current.

Semi-Submersible Coral Reef Viewing Tour

You don’t have to get wet to witness the beauty of the reef. Our semi-submersible vessel offers a diver’s view of the coral gardens and marine life in air-conditioned comfort. It’s a 25-minute journey with informed commentary, revealing the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef.

Underwater Observatory

Step into our underwater observatory and witness the mesmerising marine life as fish feed and divers participate in introductory dives. Coral gardens and colourful fish await your exploration.

Scuba Diving

For both beginners and experienced divers, scuba diving at Agincourt Reef is a unique and unforgettable experience. Our professional instructors and equipment ensure your safety and enjoyment. Introductory and certified diving options are available.

Ocean Walker

Quicksilver Port Douglas Ocean Walker

If you’re not a swimmer, don’t worry! Ocean Walker, also known as “helmet diving,” allows you to walk underwater on a reef platform while breathing normally. It’s a unique and fun way to get up close to the reef’s beauty.

Remember, safety is our priority, and we have guidelines for all activities. So, get ready for an adventure of a lifetime at the Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver Cruises. Come and experience nature’s finest with Australia’s best. We can’t wait to share this unforgettable journey with you!

FAQs about Quicksilver Port Douglas

Q: How do I book a Quicksilver Cruises experience?

A. Booking your Quicksilver Cruises adventure is quick and easy. First, click on the book page on this page and then Visit their official website. Choose the dates you wish to travel and the activities you would like to do. Our availability is live, and we will only allow you to book if space is available.

Q: Is Quicksilver Port Douglas suitable for families with children?

A: Absolutely! Quicksilver Port Douglas welcomes families with open arms. Children can participate in snorkelling or enjoy semi-submersible tours under the supervision of their parents. The crew is trained to ensure the safety and enjoyment of guests of all ages.

Q: Can I capture my Quicksilver Cruises experience through photography?

A: Of course! Quicksilver Cruises understands the desire to capture memories. You can bring your camera or smartphone to document your adventure. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to capture the stunning beauty of the reef and the marine life you encounter.

Q: Are meals provided during Quicksilver Port Douglas tours?

A. Yes, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are provided, and you can purchase various snacks during your day.

Q: Is Quicksilver Cruises committed to environmental conservation?

A: Absolutely. Quicksilver Cruises is deeply committed to protecting the Great Barrier Reef and preserving its delicate ecosystem. They follow sustainable practices and actively contribute to conservation efforts. By choosing Quicksilver Cruises, you can enjoy the reef responsibly and support ongoing conservation initiatives.

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In Conclusion

Quicksilver Cruises invites you to embark on an awe-inspiring journey to the Great Barrier Reef. Dive into the pristine waters, witness the vibrant marine life, and create memories that will last a lifetime. With their range of snorkelling and diving adventures, semi-submersible tours, and exclusive access to remote Reef sites, Quicksilver Cruises ensures an unforgettable experience for every guest.

So, what are you waiting for? Don’t miss the opportunity to explore the wonders of the Great Barrier Reef with Quicksilver Cruises. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of breathtaking beauty, fascinating marine creatures, and the magic of one of the world’s most remarkable natural wonders.

Next, explore more fun things to do in Port Douglas.

  • Reef Pontoon
  • Outer Barrier Reef
  • Underwater observatory
  • Semi-submarine
  • 09:15 am – Check-in a the marina to collect your boarding passes.
  • 09:30 am – Enjoy complimentary morning tea directly after you board.
  • 10:00 am – Your adventure begins! The large, stable vessel provides a smooth journey to the Outer Barrier Reef.
  • 10:30 am – Marine biology presentation and diving briefings.
  • 11:30 am – Arrive at the Outer Great Barrier Reef Pontoon. The boat stays here for 3.5 hours, which gives you plenty of time to enjoy everything on offer.
  • 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm – Lunch is served buffet style- with full bar facilities available in case you want to purchase drinks
  • 3:00 pm – The vessel departs the Great Barrier Reef Pontoon.
  • 4:30 pm – The boat arrives back in Port Douglas.
  • 3.5 hours at a fixed Great Barrier Reef Pontoon
  • Stunning Outer Great Barrier Reef site
  • Unlimited Snorkeling
  • All snorkeling equipment and instruction
  • Semi-Submersible tours with commentary (weather permitting)
  • Qualified lifeguard to watch all swimmers
  • Underwater Observatory – See the life beneath without getting wet!
  • Reef Presentation by a qualified marine biologist
  • Educational fish feeding show
  • Hot & cold tropical buffet lunch, including prawns
  • Morning & afternoon tea
  • Environmental Management Fee

Get More Out Of Your Day!

  • Scenic Helicopter Flights.
  • Underwater Digital Camera Hire available on board.
  • Professional photography packages.
  • Marine Biologist Guided Snorkel Tour – Beginner Tour or Advanced Tour options are available.
  • Scuba Diving* for qualified divers (Certified). Up to 3 dives available.
  • ‘Resort Scuba Diving’* for beginners. No experience needed. (minimum of 12 years old)
  • Ocean Walker Helmet Diving*
  • Snack Bar Purchases: Soft drinks, ice cream, alcohol, etc.
  • Prescription mask hire is available if you require vision correcting glasses.
  • Hotel transfers from Cairns and Northern Beaches hotels.

*Subject to medical conditions – see ‘Important Information for Scuba & Ocean Walkers’ below.

  • Cash or credit card for extra purchases – Note: credit card surcharges may apply 
  • Camera
  • Swimming costume, towel and also hat
  • Sunscreen together with sunglasses
  • Proof of qualification if you’re a Certified Diver
  • Booking Voucher/Confirmation

Quicksilver can organise transfers from your accommodation, or you may make your own way to the Crystalbrook Superyacht Marina, Wharf Street, Port Douglas.

All-day parking is available, and it is free of charge.

Information for Scuba Diving & Ocean Walker

To avoid disappointment, we recommend that all of our passengers complete our dive medical questionnaire before booking.

Queensland, Australia has some of the strictest scuba diving rules in the world but also the safest scuba diving record.   The Queensland Government Code of Practice regulates us and we comply with all regulations.

Can I go Diving?

We are happy to help you with any questions you may have.   Please contact our office on 07 4037 2700 or email us at [email protected],

Or you may like to consult your Doctor for a Dive Medical using the Australian Standard Forms AS.4005.1

Flying after Scuba Diving

For a single no decompression scuba dive, you should not fly or go to altitude for at least 18 hours after a scuba dive.  For multiple dives, you should not fly for 24 hours after your last dive.  If Skydiving or Hot Air Ballooning you must wait 24 hours after your dive.  We recommend waiting a minimum of 24 hours whenever possible

Please note there is a price increase every 1st April.


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