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Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns

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Reef fleet terminal
1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
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    Silverswift Dive & Snorkel
    Stop: 10 hours - Admission included
    Snorkel or dive at some of the best known dive sites off Cairns such as Flynn, Milln and Thetford reefs for their abundance of marine life. The sites offer excellent wall dives, swim-throughs and overhangs, great for both novice and experienced divers. you can expect to see an abundance of fish species, hard corals such as staghorn, table, plate and boulder coral, and many species of soft corals. Your day begins as you board the boat at Marlin Wharf. The ultra modern 29 meter catamaran will be your base for the day. Throughout the day you'll visit three different locations which may include Thetford, Milln and Flynn Reef. Each stop showcases a different aspect of the beautiful Great Barrier Reef. At each site you have the choice to snorkel, dive or a combination of both. If you have never tried scuba diving you can choose to do one or two introductory dives, or you may prefer to stick to snorkeling and explore all three sites from the surface. A crew member will take those interested on a guided snorkel tour at one of the reef locations. Certified divers can choose to partake in up to three certified dives. Whatever you choose, your Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise includes up to five hours in the water. The friendly crew will be happy to answer any questions you have throughout the day. The boat features full bar facilities, fresh water showers and expansive sun-decks overlooking the Coral Sea. A tropical buffet lunch will be served between sites, along with morning and afternoon tea. We recommend you book this reef trip on your first full available day. You then have the opportunity to be flexible and change your travel date if you wish. Your booking can be changed at no additional cost directly with the operator once you are in Cairns. Prebook and secure your booking, but relax in knowing you can make amendments at no charge.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Reef fleet terminal, 1 Spence St, Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia
    Departure Time
    8:30 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Morning and afternoon tea
    • Lunch - Buffet lunch
    • Professional guide
    • Use of Snorkelling equipment
    • Use of dive equipment (if option selected)
    • Snorkel tour with reef guide
    • Use of Prescription masks
    • Choice of snorkeling, introductory or certified diving (option selected at time of booking)
    • Environmental Management Charge (EMC)
    • Entry/Admission - Silverswift Dive & Snorkel
    • Drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Wet suit hire for snorkelers (approximately AUD $12.00)
    • Optional activities (if options not selected)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Minimum age for all diving activities is 12 years however some people may require a doctor’s certificate
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    • After a single scuba dive a wait of 12 hours is recommended before ascending to an altitude of 300 metres or greater. If doing multiple dives an interval of 24 hours is suggested.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • All participants will be required to complete a health questionnaire prior to diving. Some pre-existing medical conditions (eg asthma, heart conditions, etc) may prevent you from diving, please consult your doctor
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Awesome diving with a clean, fast, modern, and air conditioned boat. Staff were super friendly, especially our dive guide Pedro who is an absolute legend!
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    The service overall is very good, the boat is in good conditions and all the staff are very nice. However, I didn't like that they did not inform properly on how long it took to get to one stop to the other, and they make you take off all the equipment after every stop and then
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    We are a group of 5 who recently did an outer reef dive (on Flynn Reef) with Silverswift from Cairns. I wanted to make sure we had the best bang for our buck (& choose a memorable experience for our first trip to Australia and huge bucket list item - diving the GBR!) I looked at
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    Response from QSGA, Guest Relations Manager at Silverswift Outer Great Barrier Reef Dive and Snorkel Cruise from Cairns
    Responded 1 week ago
    Hi j_maggie_matthews, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review of your time with us! We are so happy to have been part of such an important bucket list experience for the 5 of you! We will pass on your thanks to Ty and Karen- our team love hearing that they have made a positive impact on their guests day! Hopefully, we get to see you again if you get the opportunity to return to Australia! Kind regards, Team QSG
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    As a Padi Advanced diver I have to give the highest praise for this boat and crew. What a fantastic day of diving in the most beautiful of places. The whole day from boarding to elighting was just sheer pleasure and professionalism all the way. The food and refreshments just
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    I went on this trip for snorkeling and I had the greatest time - the trip could not have gone better! The staff were honestly what made the trip so smooth. I felt completely supported and well-informed on safety, equipment and information about the sea floor itself. Even those
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    About the operator
    By: Silverswift Dive & Snorkel
    1,133 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Great day
    Awesome diving with a clean, fast, modern, and air conditioned boat. Staff were super friendly, especially our
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    Mexico City, Mexico
    The experience was good, a bit overpriced
    The service overall is very good, the boat is in good conditions and all the staff are very nice. However, I
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    Professional & Efficient Dive operation!
    We are a group of 5 who recently did an outer reef dive (on Flynn Reef) with Silverswift from Cairns. I wanted to
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    Budapest, Hungary
    All the time Underwater
    Very great day out as certified divers. Wasn’t too crowded and the groups were very well organized into different
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    Adelaide, Australia
    One of the Great Wonders of the world!
    My wife and I did this trip in early December and had an absolute great day. We chose the snorkelling option but
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    Hove, United Kingdom
    Professional Excellent
    My husband and I had a 5* day with Ty and the team. They were the height of professionalism, I felt very safe and
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    London, United Kingdom
    Very well organised day
    From check in, to snorkel/dive briefings, to lunch and subsequently the ride back home, it was a great trip. We
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    London, United Kingdom
    Had a good day at the sea!
    With friends for the day. I did 3 certified dives and my friends 2 intro dives Great day and very intense but
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    Townsville, Australia
    We thoroughly enjoyed our day with Silverswift. Admittedly we had pristine weather and that will not always be the
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    The BEST day diving
    From the minute we booked the trip the customer service as amazing. With a food allergy we emailed them and were
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    Great day in the reef
    We booked the discovery dive trip with my husband as none had done diving before. In the first hour sailing they
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    Linda R
    Fantastic time
    Loved this tour. We went to 3 different Great Barrier Reef sites. No shortage of crew members for help and
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    A great day's diving
    From the minute we arrived at the marina the crew were helpful, and very friendly. The dive set up is excellent,
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    Melbourne, Australia
    Decent Trip to the Outer Reef
    We took the trip with Silverswift after researching best trips out of Cairns. The crew was great, very funny and
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    Launceston, Australia
    Great snorkeling experience
    Just returned from an excellent day out on the reef. The staff were friendly, helpful and informative. We had Mex
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