Quicksilver Outer Great Barrier Reef Snorkel Cruise from Palm Cove

Palm Cove, Queensland

Great for beginners, non-swimmers and first-time visitors to Tropical North Queensland cruise to Agincourt Reef. You can watch fish feeding, go on a snorkeling expedition, try scuba diving, view the coral and marine life on a semi-submersible submarine, and enjoy a tasty buffet lunch. Transport between Palm Cove and Port Douglas is included.

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Stop At: Quicksilver Pontoon, Agincourt Reefs, QLD 4805, Australia

Departing from Port Douglas, your 90-minute high speed catamaran cruise takes you directly to Agincourt Reef, located on the Outer Great Barrier Reef The permanent pontoon moored here provides a sheltered base for your day on the reef. During the trip a snorkeling demonstration will get you ready for your adventure, and the staff will take you through your options for the day.

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Agincourt Reef, Port Douglas, Queensland 4877 Australia

The clear water of the provides great underwater visibility and encourages rich coral growth which supports a wide variety of fish life, both large and small. Schools of damsel fish, solitary clown fish and small reef sharks are common visitors to this part of the reef, along with some brightly-colored parrotfish and elegant angel fish.

You’ll have around 3.5 hours to enjoy the reef at your leisure. Grab a snorkel and fins and hit the water on your own, or join an optional guided snorkeling tour with a qualified marine biologist. Snorkeling is a great way to explore the Great Barrier Reef, and there are friendly staff on hand to show you how.

Prefer to stay dry? You can explore the stunning reef from the comfort of a semi-submersible submarine. You’ll take a leisurely cruise through colorful coral gardens, giving you a snorkeler’s view of the marine life without getting wet. For a little more adventure, why not try an introductory scuba dive. or a unique Ocean Walker Helmet Dive

Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Great Barrier Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland

Included Activities:Sorkeling at Agincourt Reef, Semi Submersible coral viewing: The semi submersibles cruise slowly through the colorful coral gardens giving passengers, the opportunity to experience a snorkelers-eye view of the marine life without getting wet.
Underwater Observatory: Watch the fish feeding from the unique viewing platform and underwater observatory. From here, you can also see the “first time” divers taking part in introductory dives.

Optional Activities (book and pay in advance):
Introductory Snorkel Tour: Led by a marine biologist, this tour provides an introduction to the Great Barrier Reef. Designed for the novice or beginner snorkeler. Introductory Dive: If you’ve never dived before, and would like to experience the magic of SCUBA, try an introductory dive with a highly qualified dive instructor. Ocean Walker – Helmet Diving: Breathing fresh air delivered from the surface into your helmet, you’ll walk underwater on a reef platform

Duration: 6 hours


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