Silversonic Outer Reef Cruise

Visiting the world heritage listed Great Barrier Reef is made easy with Quicksilver's Silversonic day tour. Travel onboard Silversonic, a modern 29 metre catamaran which provides guests with the ultimate Outer Reef Cruise experience in style and comfort.

Silversonic visits 3 sites everyday on the Agincourt Ribbon Reef System. Silversonic is the fastest vessel travelling to Agincourt Reef out of Port Douglas allowing guests more time at the Outer Reef.

Silversonic's ride control system ensures your trip is super smooth, even when travelling at speeds of up to 32 knots. At Agincourt Ribbon Reef, you'll have access to exclusive dive and snorkel sites, visiting 3 different sites so you can choose certified dives, introductory dives or different adventure snorkel locations.

In between water activities, you can relax on the expansive sundecks and enjoy the facilities onboard which includes full bar facilities, a tropical buffet lunch, fresh water showers and morning and afternoon tea.

This Outer Barrier Reef Cruise from Quicksilver, is a great day tour for travellers to experience the beauty and marine life of this natural wonder of the world.


8.15am: On boarding enjoy a complimentary tea or coffee and a foccacia bread. For your safety, hot drinks are not served once the vessel is underway. Passengers are required to be onboard the vessel 15 minutes before departure.

8.30am: Depart The Reef Marina for the trip to the Outer Barrier Reef. On the way, detailed certified and introductory dive briefings are given.

10.00am: Arrive at the 1st site. Divers gear up, while snorkellers listen to a site briefing by the snorkelling advisor. Get ready to view the beauty of this natural wonder!

11.30am: Move to 2nd site... After the initial water activities, enjoy a tropical hot and cold lunch (included in the fare) served in the air conditioned cabin. The lunch includes fresh prawns, pasta, meats, salads and fruit. There are bar facilities available where you can purchase drinks.

1.15pm: Silversonic moves to 3rd location on Agincourt Reef system. Option for introductory divers to do second dive and certified divers to do their third. Snorkelers are once again briefed as to the best areas to snorkel.

2.15pm: Afternoon tea is served.

3.00pm: Depart Agincourt Reef for Port Douglas. Reef video viewing on board.

4.30pm: Arrival at The Reef Marina, Port Douglas.

Itinerary Options

Additional charges apply for the below options.

Certified Dive: Dive equipment is included and the option of a second and third dive is also available on the day. Full dive certification is required.


  • 5 hours at the Great Barrier Reef
  • Snorkelling
  • Diving options available


  • Transfers ex Port Douglas hotels
  • Snorkel equipment
  • Use of lycra suit
  • Morning & afternoon tea
  • Tropical smorgasbord lunch


Departs: 8.30am daily from The Reef Marina, Port Douglas
Returns: 4.30pm
Transfers: Coach Transfers are also available from Cairns and northern beaches

Additional Info

Children: 3 years and under are free of charge. Children 4 -14 years are charged at the child rate
What to Bring: Camera, swimming costume and a beach towel, hat, sunscreen and a shirt for sun protection
Operated By: Quicksilver Connections