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Quicksilver Group Investing in the Future

25th Feb 2014:
Quicksilver Group Investing in the Future

The Quicksilver Group is investing in the future of tourism and the Region with an investment of over 1 million dollars in the refurbishment of vessels Quicksilver V and Ocean Spirit.

Quicksilver Group awarded Queensland’s Best!

6th Dec 2013:
Queensland Tourism Award

Celebrating Queensland’s tourism industry and achievements, the Quicksilver Group was again proudly recognised as the State’s Best “Major Tour and/or Transport Operator” for the second year in a row at the prestigious 2013 Queensland Tourism Awards, announced in Brisbane on 22 November. (more…)

Coral Spawning Phenomenon on the Great Barrier Reef

25th Nov 2013:
coral spawning dives

The ocean temperature was warm, and 4 nights after the full moon, when there was little tidal movement and the sun had set… Mother Nature’s conditions were just right for the annual phenomenon known as Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef.

Turtley Terrific by Two

14th Nov 2013:
Baby Turtle Rescue

A small Hawkesbill turtle named Harry is helping to solve the mysteries of a turtle’s “missing years”, while Di the Green Sea turtle has set out on a new adventure and life at Low Isles after being released.

The Queens’s Commonwealth Games Baton visits the Great Barrier Reef

12th Nov 2013:
Queens Baton Great Barrier Reef

Great Adventures had the honor of hosting the Queen’s Baton to Green Island to showcase to the world the Great Barrier Reef, an icon of Australia. The Baton is on a 190,000 kilometre journey to 71 Nations and Territories that make up the Commonwealth Countries before arriving in Glasgow next year for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.


Dreaming of a Green Christmas

8th Nov 2013:
Xmas Island

I’m dreaming of a Green Christmas… A Green Island Christmas of course!
A sumptuous Christmas Day lunch on a tropical island on the Great Barrier Reef is certainly a special way to celebrate Christmas and you’re invited to join us on Green Island.


Exciting Night Dives and Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef

8th Nov 2013:
Exciting Night Dives and Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef

With the water temperatures warming and the November full moon approaching, the crew aboard our Silverswift dive and snorkel adventure boat are gearing up for the sex on the reef – annual Coral Spawning on the Great Barrier Reef that is!

Pro Dive Celebrates 30 years Underwater

9th Sep 2013:
pro dive cairns boat

Cairns leading dive operator, Pro Dive Cairns is celebrating 30 years of showcasing the Great Barrier Reef to travellers from Australia and around the World.


That’s the Spirit! Ocean Spirit joins the Quicksilver Group

14th Aug 2013:
Ocean Spirit Cairns

We’re pleased to announce that on 8 August 2013, the Quicksilver Group completed the purchase of Ocean Spirit's iconic Michaelmas Cay cruises.

Reef Spirit commences operation to Green Island

8th Aug 2013:
Reef Spirit

After months of anticipation, Reef Spirit Great Adventures’ latest addition to our fleet commenced service whisking our guests across the Coral Sea to beautiful Green Island in comfort and style.

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