Dive your way through a world phenomenon - the Great Barrier Reef!
- Depart from Port Douglas for an immersive day trip to a World Heritage Listed Site!
- Snorkel or scuba dive at 3 different locations
- Five hours exploring the Great Barrier Reef
- Great for snorkellers, introductory divers and certified divers
- Tropical lunch included!
Silversonic is a luxurious, ultramodern 29m catamaran designed with speed and comfort in mind! The state-of-the-art ride control system helps provide a super smooth ride to the beautiful Agincourt Reef of the Great Barrier Reef. With speeds of up to 32 knots, you'll have more time to experience the reef, with plenty of time to snorkel and dive. With over five hours at three different reef spots, you will be able to immerse yourself into the underwater world of the Great Barrier Reef. Each site is chosen on your day of travel to best showcase the visual and ecological diversity of the Great Barrier Reef to ensure you can have the diving or snorkelling experience of a lifetime. Silversonic also offers hot fresh water showers, change rooms and even a licensed bar for you to share a drink and the tales of your adventure!
Introductory and certified divers are both welcome, with intro divers joining on for two dives and certified divers enjoying up to three. We ask that certified divers bring their dive cards with them. Snorkellers can snorkel as much as they want at the three chosen sites of the day and take advantage of exploring the underwater gardens of the Agincourt Ribbon Reefs.
- Spacious modern decks
- State-of-the-art ride control
- Five hours at the reef
- Three different dive sites
- Certified Diving or Introductory Diving
- Hot fresh water showers
- Onboard bar
- Morning and afternoon tea
- Hot and cold tropical lunch
- Prescription masks are available at no additional cost
- Advanced Ecotourism Certification
- Guided Snorkel Tours
- Return coach transfers from Port Douglas hotel and hostel accommodation
- EXTRA $6.50pp EMC tax to pay on check-in
8:15am Arrive at Reef Marina, Port Douglas for boarding, where you'll find complimentary tea and coffee with a light breakfast of pastries
8:30am Depart for Outer Great Barrier Reef
10:15am Arrive at first Agincourt Reef Site
11:30am Transit to the second site
12:00pm Buffet lunch served
1:40pm Transit to third Agincourt Reef Site
2:30pm Afternoon tea served
2:50pm All passengers board vessel for final passenger count
3:00pm Begin return trip home
4:30pm Arrive at Reef Marina
4:55pm Coaches depart for accommodation
Snorkellers are always welcome on board Silversonic to explore the Great Barrier Reef for themselves! With shallow reefs, clear waters, warm conditions and amazing marine life, this is a must do for any nature enthusiast, avid snorkeller or curious traveller. You can snorkel with a buddy or choose to join the guided snorkel tour, where you'll be guided around the reef with a guide showing you all the amazing corals and animals that lie below.
Introductory dives, also known as resort dives, require no previous experience and are the perfect way to take your first shot at the amazing experience that is scuba diving. Under the close experience of your instructor, you'll dive up to 12 metres down to see the reef from a whole new perspective. Your intro dive includes all instruction, briefings and fundamentals of diving, as well as an instructional video and quiz. All your equipment, including prescription marks, is included, as well as your own photographer! Alongside your instructor and other intro divers, you'll get to explore the amazing underwater world of the ribbon reefs for a truly amazing and memorable experience. Minimum age is 12 years.
A must-do on any avid divers bucket list is to snorkel in the amazing Great Barrier Reef to see its marine life up close. Take the opportunity to dive up to three times to explore the reef at length to see some of its thousands of species for yourself. The warm waters, wild colours and unique species make it any diver's paradise. Our seasoned crew will accompany all dives at no extra charge and show you around the reefs firsthand, ensuring everyone's fun and safety! We ask that certified divers bring their dive cad with the. Please note, divers much be at least 12 years of age.
SilverSonic visits Agincourt Reef at the very outer edge of the Great Barrier Reef, where you will get to check out 3 different locations! SilverSonic has 29 different sites it visits all dependent on the conditions of the day, including but not limited to:
- Moore Reef
- Milln Reef
- Flynn Reef
- Thetford Reef
- Hastings Reef
- Norman Reef
- Breaking Patches
- Pretty Patches
- Harrys Bommie, Three Sisters, The Chapel, The Point, Garys Gut, The Gap, Turtle Bommie, Two Rocks, Wreck, Phils Reef, Point Break, The Gardens, Barracuda Bommie, Horse Shoe, Turtle Bay, West End, Nursery Bommie, Triggerfish City, Castle Rock, Paddocks, Scullys, Blue Wonder, Pavona, Izzys Wall, Kinder Garden, Helms Deep, Just Magic, Botanic Gardens and Stonehenge.
Silversonic is an amazing opportunity to dive and snorkel on the Outer Great Barrier Reef on the famous and stunning Agincourt Ribbon Reefs. Divers and snorkellers are both welcome, where we can take you to some of the best locations to explore and discover the beauty of the reef for yourself.
What To Bring
- Swimming costume and towel
- Hat, sunscreen and shirt
- Certification Card for Certified Divers
- Cash for drinks at the bar, credit card for additional dives
- Underwater digital cameras available for hire
- Professional underwater photo and video service on board
- Return coach transfers from Port Douglas hotel and hostel accommodation (Does not apply to private residences and Airbnb)
- Return Silversonic cruise from Port Douglas
- Morning and afternoon teas
- Hot and cold tropical smorgasbord lunch
- Snorkelling equipment and instruction provided (mask, snorkel and fins)
- Snorkel brief at each site
- Qualified lifeguard supervision
- Equipment for divers provided, including wetsuit.
- Guided Snorkel Tour
- Prescription masks available at no additional cost.
$6.50 pp payable on check-in include $3.50 Government Environmental Management Charge and Admin Charges. This charge is payable direct by passengers to Silverswift on the day of travel.
With fluctuations in world oil prices, it may be necessary to apply a fuel surcharge to your ticket price. In such cases any charge will be collected on departure.
Transfers from Cairns are at an extra cost.
Terms and Conditions
All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to actions of our clients which are beyond our control. We recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1.5% surcharge for VISA, MASTERCARD and AMEX card purchases.
Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:
Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value.
E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.
You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.
All client cancellations forfeit 25% of total ticket price and all client cancellations made less than 21 days prior to departure will result in complete forfeiture of the full price of the tour or package. If the tour operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to the departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.
Please note it is the responsibility of ALL passengers traveling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of ANY medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.
Thank you for booking with Mr Travel. If you would like any advice or assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours, please do not hesitate to contact us.